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Washington Capitals star player Alex Ovechkin scored his 700th goal Feb. 22.

Caps fans: Alex Ovechkin is on his way to becoming the greatest goal scorer in NHL history

By Bennett Solomon March 11, 2020

When Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin received a pass from a falling Evgeny Kuznetzov against the New Jersey Devils Feb. 22, he didn’t hesitate. Ovechkin rifled a one-timer that ricocheted off...

Forward Mark Dimitrov takes a three-point shot in the regional final against the Churchill Bulldogs.

Boys basketball falls to Churchill 67–50 in the regional championship

By Matt Mande March 7, 2020

The boys basketball team (13–12) lost to the Churchill Bulldogs (17–7) 67–50 Thursday evening in the regional championship round of playoffs. The Vikes started off slow, struggling to contain...

Boys basketball defeats Wootton 56–43 in regional semifinals

By Matt Mande March 4, 2020

The boys basketball team (13–11) beat the Wootton Patriots (10–13) 56–43 Tuesday evening in the regional semifinal round of the playoffs. Both teams started out jumpy, struggling to hit shots...

Girls basketball’s season comes to an end with 55–44 loss to B–CC

By Mia Friedman March 3, 2020

The girls basketball team (12–11) was outlasted by the B–CC Barons (19–2) Monday night in the regional semifinal.  The Vikes struggled to make shots in the first quarter, allowing the Barons...

Boys basketball dominates Einstein 67–36 in first round of playoffs

By Matt Mande March 1, 2020

The boys basketball team (12–11) crushed the Einstein Titans (1–19) 67–36 Friday afternoon in the first round of the playoffs. The Vikes came out strong in the first quarter, hitting shots and...

Girls basketball cruises past Einstein 49–17 in first round of playoffs

By Gabe Schaner March 1, 2020

The girls basketball team (12–10) blew out the Einstein Titans (7–14) 49–17 in the first round of the playoffs Friday night.  The Vikes jumped ahead early, dominating their way to a 24–8 lead...

The boys pose on the podium with coach Chris Schlegel and assistant coach Mira Chung. The boys placed first at States.

Boys swim and dive captures first state championship in Whitman history

By Eli Putnam February 25, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the boys swim and dive team made history by winning its first MPSSAA 4A3A State Championship. The title capped off arguably the boys’ best season in history, with highlights like...

Boys basketball falls to Blair 60–58

By Matt Mande February 23, 2020

The boys basketball team (11–11) was defeated by the Blair Blazers (13–7) 60–58 Friday night in the teams final regular-season game.  The Vikes started the game strong, passing quickly and hitting...

Girls basketball edges out Blair 50–45 in regular season finale

By Gabe Schaner February 23, 2020

The girls basketball team (11–10) narrowly defeated the Blair Blazers (15–6) 50–45 Friday in the team’s final game of the regular season. Neither team dominated the first quarter with both teams...

Boys basketball falls to RM 85–61

By Matt Mande February 19, 2020

The boys basketball team (11–10) was crushed by the Richard Montgomery Rockets (17–4) 85–61 Tuesday night. The game remained close throughout the first quarter, with both teams playing solid defense...

Girls basketball beats RM 65–50

By Gabe Schaner February 19, 2020

The girls basketball team (11–10) defeated the Richard Montgomery Rockets (9–11) 65–50 Tuesday night in an all-around strong performance. The Vikes began the game on a strong note, outscoring...

(Sophomore Lily Hsu).

Boys swim wins Regional Championship in dominant performance, girls finish fourth

By Eli Putnam February 19, 2020

In the Maryland 4A3A West Regional Championships this past weekend, the swim & dive team had another strong performance. The boys swim team had another dominant meet, winning the region, and the girls...

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