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Feb. 24 Sports Recap

Feb. 24 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin

February 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (16–5) cruised past the Northwood Gladiators in a 69–40 rout to open the postseason on Friday night. The Vikings were able to keep the Gladiators’ offense in check, allowing only seven points in the first quarter, while leading throughout the game. The bl...

Feb. 23 Sports Recap

Feb. 23 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey The hockey team’s season ended Thursday night in a devastating 2–1 defeat against the Marriotts Ridge Mustangs Thursday. The game started out slow with the first period ending in a 0–0 stalemate. But the Mustangs came out strong into the second quarter, scoring two goals in a row. ...

Feb. 21 Sports Recap

Feb. 21 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin

February 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey The Vikings hockey team defeated the South River Seahawks 6–1 Tuesday in the state quarterfinals. For the second game in a row, junior captain Tiger Björnlund kicked off the game sinking the first goal of the match five minutes into the first period. The Seahawks matched the Vikings with...

Feb. 17 Sports Recap

Feb. 17 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin, Sam Shiffman, and Ben Levin

February 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey crushes Northern in preliminary round of playoffs; boys and girls basketball finish off their seasons with wins against Paint Branch on senior night

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Feb. 14 Sports Recap

Feb. 14 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin

February 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (14–5) destroyed the Heights School Tuesday night in a game where nearly every player scored. The Vikes started out strong, jumping to a 25–6 lead. The team poured on another 27 points in the second quarter and never looked back from there. Guard ...

Indoor track team sprints their way through counties and regionals

Indoor track team sprints their way through counties and regionals

By Ezra Pine

February 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

The indoor track team competed at regionals Feb. 9 in Landover, Maryland with the boy’s team placing ninth out of 16 teams and the girl’s team placing 10th out of 14.

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Feb. 13 Sports Recap

Feb. 13 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman

February 14, 2017


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Girls basketball falls to Holy Child despite late comeback

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Feb. 10 Sports Recap

Feb. 10 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman

February 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball obliterates Wootton behind Abby Meyers’ 24 points; boys basketball takes down Wootton with ease

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Cheerleading captures second at CH Flowers invitational

Cheerleading captures second at CH Flowers invitational

By Joey Squeri

February 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

In their last competition of the year, the cheerleading team captured second place at the Charles H. Flowers invitational Feb. 4, competing in the advanced varsity section of the meet.

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Feb. 7 Sports Recap

Feb. 7 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball takes down RM as Abby Meyers becomes leading scorer at Whitman; boys basketball's comeback falls short in loss to RM

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Poms places first at Counties, will likely move up a division

Poms places first at Counties, will likely move up a division

By Carolyn Price

February 7, 2017


Filed under Media, Sports, Videos, Winter

Poms placed first in division three at the county tournament on Saturday for the second year in a row, increasing the likelihood that the team will move up to division two next year. Senior captain Mikela McMahon won the first place captain’s award. Counties, which is the highest level of competition for MCPS pom...

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin, Sam Shiffman, and Ben Levin

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey drops tight game against B-CC with playoff hopes on the edge; girls basketball outlasts Churchill in closest division game of the year; boys basketball struggles to garner any offense in loss to Churchill

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