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Sam Shiffman

Sam Shiffman, Print Managing Editor

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.


All content by Sam Shiffman
Guard Carter Witt crashes the glass off of a miss in the teams playoff opener against B-CC. Photo by Valerie Myers.

Feb. 27 Sports Recap

February 28, 2017
Guard Alex Sanson holds the ball right outside the three-point line in the teams game against Paint Branch. Sanson scored 21 points in the victory. Photo by Tomas Castro.

Feb. 17 Sports Recap

February 20, 2017
Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Feb. 13 Sports Recap

February 14, 2017
Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Feb. 10 Sports Recap

February 14, 2017
Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Feb. 7 Sports Recap

February 8, 2017
Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

February 6, 2017
Defenseman Mark Meinecke glides the puck into the offensive zone in the teams victory over QO. Photo by Tomas Castro.

Jan. 27 Sports Recap

January 30, 2017
Coach Schaefer pumps up the team in their last regular season meet against B-CC. Photo by Tomas Castro.

Jan. 25 Sports Recap

January 27, 2017
Guard Alex Sanson attacks the basket for a team-high 18 points in a tight contest against Einstein. Photo by Lauren Oppenheim.

Jan. 23 Sports Recap

January 24, 2017
Guard Abby Meyers goes up for a floater in the teams victory over WJ. Photo by Rachel Hazan.

Jan. 19 Sports Recap

January 23, 2017
Forward CK Koumbourlis attacks the basket in the second half of a lopsided victory against Wheaton.  Photo by Rachel Hazan.

Jan. 17 Sports Recap

January 18, 2017
Forward Olivia Meyers contributed to the victory over Wootton, in which the Patriots were held to their  lowest point total of the season.  Photo by Valerie Myers.

Jan. 13 Sports Recap

January 16, 2017
Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

NFL Playoff Preview

January 13, 2017
Guard Alex Sanson soars across the baseline late in the second half against RM. Sanson noticed 11 points in the game. Photo by Tomas Castro.

Jan. 10 Sports Recap

January 11, 2017
Guard Joey Squeri led the team shooting 3 for 6 from the free-throw line, with the team shooting a team-high 17 free-throw attempts in a dominant 50–36 showing against Churchill. Photo by Annabelle Gordon.

Jan. 6 Sports Recap

January 11, 2017
Junior Stefan Heller swims breaststroke at the team’s preseason meet against QO. Photo by Tomas Castro.

Winter sports preview

December 5, 2016
New NFL rules imposed in 2013 led to players being fined for celebrations the league deemed inappropriate. Photo courtesy Matt Freed.

The no fun league

December 2, 2016
Defenseman Kevin Kaufman looks to cross the ball over the middle of the field in the teams 3–0 victory over Northwood. Photo by Lauren Gates.

October 27 Sports Recap

October 29, 2016

NBA Season Preview

October 27, 2016
The Vikes set up for a spike at the beginning of the third set. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Webster.

October 25 Sports Recap

October 26, 2016
Photo by Jefferson Luo.

October 20 Sports Recap

October 24, 2016
Photo by Jefferson Luo.

October 18 Sports Recap

October 21, 2016
Photo by Jefferson Luo.

October 13 Sports Recap

October 14, 2016
Defender Caroline Smith driving deep into the opponent’s defense in a tight contest against Blair. Photo by Reed Leventis.

October 4 Sports Recap

October 6, 2016
Photo by Jefferson Luo.

September 27 Sports Recap

September 29, 2016

September 15 Sports Recap

September 17, 2016
Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

September 10, 2016
September 7 Sports Recap

September 7 Sports Recap

September 8, 2016
NFL Mock Draft 2016

NFL Mock Draft 2016

April 27, 2016
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