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Sam Shiffman

Grade: 12


Interests: Writing, Football


Why did you join the Black & White?  I joined to help improve my writing and explore journalism.


Why are you well suited to write/edit for your section or to perform your job? As a sports writer, I wrote a variety of news, feature and opinion pieces.


Sam Shiffman, Print Managing Editor

May 22, 2017
Sports destinations 2017 (Story)
May 04, 2017
May 1 Sports Recap (Story)
Apr 30, 2017
April 27 Sports Recap (Story)
Apr 29, 2017
April 26 Sports Recap (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
April 18 Sports Recap (Story)
Mar 31, 2017
March 29 Sports Recap (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
March 25 Sports Recap (Story)
Mar 23, 2017
March 21-22 Sports Recap (Story)
Mar 21, 2017
Spring sports preview (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
It’s time for a running clock in Girls Basketball (Story)
Mar 11, 2017
Girls basketball falls to Catonsville in state title game 49–46 (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Girls basketball advances to state finals after thrilling 49-43 win (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
Girls basketball dominates Gaithersburg 69–46, advances to state semifinals (Story)
Mar 02, 2017
March 1 Sports Recap (Story)
Feb 28, 2017
Feb. 27 Sports Recap (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
Feb. 17 Sports Recap (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Driving high: students speak out (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
Feb. 13 Sports Recap (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
Feb. 10 Sports Recap (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Feb. 7 Sports Recap (Story)
Feb 06, 2017
Feb. 3 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 30, 2017
Jan. 27 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Jan. 25 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Maryland sports divisions reclassified (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
Jan. 23 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Jan. 19 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 18, 2017
Jan. 17 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 16, 2017
Jan. 13 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 13, 2017
NFL Playoff Preview (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Jan. 10 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Jan. 6 Sports Recap (Story)
Jan 02, 2017
December 21 Sports Recap (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
December 19: Boys basketball tramples Blair 53–38 despite major injuries; girls basketball obliterates Blair 66–37 behind dominant second quarter (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
December 16: Girls and boys basketball blow out Northwood with stellar defense; hockey outlasts Blair 3–1 to continue streak (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
December 15: Boys basketball stifle Magruder 56–40; girls basketball blows out Magruder 86–13; hockey shuts out B-CC 5–0 (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
December 10: Girls basketball downs 11th ranked Roosevelt 46–34; Boys basketball suffers first loss to Georgetown Prep 50–58; Swim and dive outlasts WJ 182–160 (Story)
Dec 13, 2016
December 9: Boys basketball sneaks by Gaithersburg 51–50; Girls basketball defeats Gaithersburg 68–44 behind dominant second half; Hockey blows out WJ 8–1 (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
Athlete of the month: Paula Bathalon runs past the competition (Story)
Dec 05, 2016
Winter sports preview (Story)
Dec 02, 2016
The no fun league (Story)
Nov 06, 2016
November 3: Boys soccer suffers tight loss to WJ; girls volleyball swept by RM (Story)
Oct 29, 2016
October 27 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
NBA Season Preview (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
October 25 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
October 20 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 21, 2016
October 18 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 14, 2016
October 13 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 06, 2016
October 4 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 05, 2016
September 22 Sports Recap (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
Water polo enjoys early season success (Story)
Sep 29, 2016
September 27 Sports Recap (Story)
Sep 17, 2016
September 15 Sports Recap (Story)
Sep 10, 2016
Fall Sports Preview (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
September 7 Sports Recap (Story)
Sep 04, 2016
Girls volleyball dominates Watkins Mill 3–0 (Story)
May 18, 2016
Girls lacrosse falls to Churchill 10–6 (Story)
May 15, 2016
Girls lacrosse shuts down B-CC 20–8 (Story)
May 08, 2016
Girls demolishes Urbana 13–3 on senior night (Story)
Apr 30, 2016
Girls lacrosse dominates Gaithersburg 17–3 (Story)
Apr 30, 2016
Girls lacrosse crushes Blair 18–2 (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
NFL Mock Draft 2016 (Story)
Apr 26, 2016
Girls lacrosse obliterates QO 14–4 (Story)
Apr 22, 2016
Girls lacrosse demolishes B-CC 16–7 (Story)
Apr 19, 2016
Girls lacrosse downs WJ 12–6 (Story)
Apr 18, 2016
Softball defeats Churchill in extra inning thriller 18–17 (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
Girls lacrosse loses heartbreaker to Churchill 9–8 (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
Girls lacrosse prevails over Wootton 12–4 (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
Softball mercy rules WJ 16–2 (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
Girls lacrosse dominates St. Andrews 18–3 (Story)
Apr 05, 2016
Softball loses to B-CC 14–7 (Story)
Apr 05, 2016
Girls lacrosse falls to Sherwood 9–7 (Story)