The Black and White

Girls soccer eliminates WJ 3–0 in the second round of playoffs

By Reuben Stoll

October 28, 2019

The girls soccer (10–3) team took down the Walter Johnson Wildcats (11–4) 3–0 in the second round of the playoffs Friday afternoon.   The Vikes came out of the gate creating multiple chances and struck first when forward Delany DeMartino ran past two defenders placing the ball into the cent...

Boys soccer crushes Churchill 5–0 in the region semifinals

Boys soccer crushes Churchill 5–0 in the region semifinals

By Matt Mande

October 28, 2019

The boys soccer team (13–1–1) defeated the Churchill Bulldogs (5–6–1) 5–0 Saturday afternoon in the second round of playoffs. Both offenses started off slowly, but the Vikes were able to gain momentum and earned a penalty kick midway in the first half. Midfielder Aaron Gunther took the penal...

Girls field hockey beats Magruder 3–0 on senior night

By Andrew Eagle

October 23, 2019

The field hockey team (7–5) defeated the Magruder Colonels (4–7) 3–0 Friday night in the annual senior night game.  The Vikes offense put pressure on the Colonels early and converted seven minutes into the game when midfielder Caroline Snyder scored to push the score to 1–0. The Vikes scored ag...

Football crushed by QO 55–0

By Gabe Schaner

October 22, 2019

The football team (3–4) fell to the Quince Orchard Cougars (7–0) 55–0 Friday night.  The Vikes’ offense struggled throughout the first half. The Cougars opened the scoring when linebacker Charles Bell returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown, bringing the score to 7–0. After unsuccess...

Boys soccer beats Wootton 1–0

Boys soccer beats Wootton 1–0

By Matt Mande

October 21, 2019

The boys soccer team (8–1–1) handed the Wootton Patriots (10–1) their first loss of the season 1–0 Saturday night in their last regular season game. The team started off strong, scoring the first and only goal of the game in the first 10 minutes when defender Abe Hoogeveen headed the ball in...

Cross Country competes in Montgomery County Championships; girls varsity repeats as champions

Cross Country competes in Montgomery County Championships; girls varsity repeats as champions

By Mia Friedman

October 21, 2019

Cross Country competed in the Montgomery County Championships on Saturday, October 19th at Bohrer Park. The girls varsity placed first and the boys varsity placed tenth.  The girls team defended their Montgomery County Champion title from last year coming in first once again. In the 5,000 meter, s...

Girls soccer outlasts Blair and Wootton 2–1

By Bennett Solomon

October 21, 2019

The girls soccer team (9–3) defeated the Blair Blazers (11–3) 2–1 Thursday on senior night.  Before the game, Coach Herbert and Principal Robert Dodd honored eight seniors in the annual senior night ceremony. Players were accompanied on the field by their families as they walked through a tu...

Handball outlasts Blair 27–24

By Mia Friedman

October 20, 2019

The Handball team (1–3) defeated the Blair Blazers (3–2) 27–24 in a close game Saturday morning.   Despite not having enough players, the Blazers lent one of their teammates to the Vikes, allowing the game to go on.  In the first half both teams went back and forth, bringing the score to a 12–12 t...

Boys soccer defeats Blair 2–1 on senior night

By Matt Mande

October 19, 2019

The boys soccer team (7–1–1) beat the Blair Blazers (8–5) 2–1 Thursday evening on senior night. Posters dedicated to each senior lined the fence, detailed with pictures and decorations. Seniors were called onto the field, one by one, and each received a short speech from head coach Dave Gree...

Handball falls to Sherwood 41–31

By Mia Friedman and Eli Putnam

October 18, 2019

The handball team (0–2) fell to the Sherwood Warriors (4–0) 41–31 Monday afternoon. The Vikes started off slowly, falling behind quickly by ten or more points to the Warriors. However, the Vikes would not go down easily, and continued to fight back, never losing by more than eleven goals, a...

Boys soccer defeats RM 2–0

By Matt Mande

October 16, 2019

The boys soccer team (6–1–1) shut out the Richard Montgomery Rockets (3–5–1) 2–0 Tuesday night. The Vikes played strong defense in the first half, allowing almost no offensive chances for the Rockets. The team held possession for the majority of the half, netting two of many chances towards the ...

Girls volleyball crushes B–CC and Rockville 3–1

By Eli Putnam

October 16, 2019

The girls volleyball team (7–5) dominated rival B–CC Barons (3–7) three sets to one in an one-sided affair.  The Vikes cruised by the Barons, dominating all facets of the game. The first set was easily won by the Vikes 25–12. However, the Barons fought back and were able to win the second set 25–21, tying ...