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September 5: Girls tennis serves up BCC in home opener

September 5: Girls tennis serves up BCC in home opener

By Jessie Solomon

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sports Showcase, Spring

The girls tennis team (1‒0) started off their season with a bang Tuesday, sweeping crosstown rival BCC Barons 7‒0.

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International club hosts third annual soccer tournament

International club hosts third annual soccer tournament

By Ariana Faghani

June 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The International Club held its third annual soccer tournament May 26. The event was organized to encourage unity among students of all ethnicities through inclusive yet competitive games.

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Sophomore makes All-County boys volleyball team

Sophomore makes All-County boys volleyball team

By Matthew van Bastelaer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

Sophomore Colby Fong earned an honorable mention on the all-MCPS boys volleyball team from county coaches May 20.

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Gymnastics team places third at counties

Gymnastics team places third at counties

By Elyse Lowet

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The gymnastics team took third place at the county championship May 9 with a score of 146.6 points, narrowly edging out the B-CC Barons by just over one point to make the podium.

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Boys lacrosse falls to Churchill, ending the Vikes’ season

Boys lacrosse falls to Churchill, ending the Vikes’ season

By Ariana Faghani

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The boys lacrosse team (13–4) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs (13–1) 10–3, eliminating the Vikes from the playoffs and ending their season.

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Boys baseball upset by WJ, eliminated from playoffs

Boys baseball upset by WJ, eliminated from playoffs

By Chris Atkinson

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys baseball team (11–6) fell to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (9–8) by a score of 11–6 on Monday night.

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Boys tennis ties for first in county championships

Boys tennis ties for first in county championships

By Cameron Jones

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys tennis team (11–1) tied the Wootton Patriots (12–0) for first place in the county championships on May 15. The meet was a hard fought competition in which the two favored teams tied with 23 points.

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Girls lacrosse falls to Churchill, eliminated from playoffs

Girls lacrosse falls to Churchill, eliminated from playoffs

By Elyse Lowet

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse team (12–3) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs (11–4) in a devastating 6–7 overtime loss Monday night, ending the season for the team.

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Girls softball falls to Churchill, anticipates next season

Girls softball falls to Churchill, anticipates next season

By Jessie Solomon

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

In a heartbreaking 8‒1 loss, the girls softball team (3‒14) lost to the Churchill Bulldogs (9‒7) Monday, concluding their season. After three hard fought innings, the Vikes’ game was called on Friday due to heavy amounts of rain and continued on Monday. Photo courtesy Dana Keuhn

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Poms and cheer team move up to division 2

Poms and cheer team move up to division 2

By Amy Nankin

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring, Uncategorized

After strong competition seasons, both the cheer and poms teams will be moving up from division three to division two for the 2017-2018 season. This 2016-2017 season marked the second time both teams secured first place wins at their county tournaments, making them eligible for advancement to division two...

Boys lacrosse shuts out rival BCC and advances in playoffs

Boys lacrosse shuts out rival BCC and advances in playoffs

By Ariana Faghani

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys lacrosse team (12–4) crushed the BCC Barons (7–6) with a score of 10–0, advancing them to the third round of playoffs.

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Girls lacrosse defeats WJ, advances to sectional finals

Girls lacrosse defeats WJ, advances to sectional finals

By Elyse Lowet

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse team (12–2) extended their playoff run Friday night, overcoming the Walter Johnson Wildcats in a 10–4 victory.

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