The Black and White

Boys basketball prevails against Watkins Mills 72–63 on senior night

By Matt Mande February 17, 2020

The boys basketball team (11–9) outlasted the Watkins Mill Wolverines (6–10) 72–63 Friday night in their annual senior night game. The Vikes started off strong, hitting their shots and playing...

The six seniors pose with their moms after their win Friday night. The seniors were honored before the game as a celebratory end to four years as part of the Whitman basketball program. Photo courtesy of Kaya Ginsky.

Girls basketball crushes Watkins Mill 75–19 on senior night

By Bennett Solomon February 16, 2020

The girls basketball team (10–10) cruised past the Watkins Mill Wolverines (4–15) 75–19 Friday night in the team's annual senior night game. The Vikes honored six seniors before tip-off: Sara Azimi,...

Three seniors lead indoor track to strong performance at regional championships

By Andrew Eagle February 13, 2020

Last Wednesday, the indoor track team had a strong performance in the regional championships behind efforts from seniors Madeleine Blaisdell, Emmerson Weinberg, and Alicia Lauwers in the girl’s two-mile...

Girls basketball defeats Gaithersburg 55–46

By Gabe Schaner February 12, 2020

The girls basketball team (8–10) outlasted the Gaithersburg Trojans (5–7) 55–46 Tuesday night. The game began with the Trojans commanding a solid lead over the Vikes, causing the Vikes to trail...

Boys basketball falls to Gaithersburg 64–58

By Matt Mande February 12, 2020

The boys basketball team (10–9) was outlasted by the Gaithersburg Trojans (13–5) 64–58 Tuesday afternoon.  Both teams shot well in the first half, hitting mid-range shots and getting points in...

The Bocce team celebrates their county championship win, defeating Wheaton 2–0. Photo courtesy of the Whitman Sports Twitter.

Bocce finishes undefeated season; overpowers Wheaton 2–0 to win counties

By Mia Friedman February 11, 2020

Bocce competed in the County Championships Saturday, defeating the Wheaton Knights 2–0, capping off an undefeated season and ultimately winning counties.  In the first game, the Vikes won 7–2 after...

The Vikes cheer on the girls 400-yard freestyle relay. The girls finished seventh in the relay in a time of 3:37.22.

Swim and dive competes at Metros; boys place third, girls sixth

By Eli Putnam February 10, 2020

In this weekend’s Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships (Metros), the Whitman swim and dive team had a great performance. Both the boys and the girls' teams swam and...

Boys basketball uses fourth quarter comeback to beat Northwood 70–57

By Matt Mande February 6, 2020

The boys basketball team (10–8) defeated the Northwood Gladiators (3–10) 70–57 Wednesday night. The Vikes started off slow, struggling to hit their shots, but as the quarter progressed, the team...

Girls basketball crushes Northwood 65–44 in dominant fashion

By Gabe Schaner February 6, 2020

The girls basketball team (8–10) decimated the Northwood Gladiators (1–9) 65–44 Wednesday night behind stellar shooting and defense. The Vikes jumped out to a quick lead, but the Gladiators kept...

Senior captain Michael Paulos swims the butterfly in the swim and dive team's divisional meet.

Boys swim and dive finishes second at Divisionals, girls place fourth

By Eli Putnam February 5, 2020

In last weekend’s MCPS Division 1 Championship, the Whitman swim and dive team had a strong performance. The undefeated boys finished in second place out of the six teams just behind Churchill, and the...

Poms spreads out into a kick line near the end of their six minute routine in their county competition. Photo courtesy of Julia Clayton.

Poms places fifth in annual county competition

By Mia Friedman February 5, 2020

Poms competed in their annual county competition on Saturday and placed fifth out of eight teams.  The Vikes received a total score of 368 after losing 11 points of deductions for safety and time reasons....

Hockey outlasts QO 7–5 for first win of the season

By Ella Adams February 5, 2020

The hockey team (1–13) defeated the Quince Orchard Cougars (5–6) 7–5  Friday night, earning their first win of the season. The Vikes started off strong when forward Maurice Van Lowe scored 53...

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