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Juliet Laisch, freshman, shows off her Pickleball style and her Dunkin love.

Pickleball: More Fun with Fashion

Katie Olson and Sadie Regardie
June 4, 2024

In the heart of communities across the U.S, a sport with quiet beginnings is making a big debut, not only on the courts but in the world of fashion too. Pickleball, once an activity for the afternoons...

FILE - Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) follows through on a shot during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins in Washington, in this Sunday, May 23, 2021, file photo. Ovechkin re-signed with the Washington Capitals on the eve of free agency, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, inking a four-year deal worth $40 million.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Chasing The Great One: Can Ovechkin Do It?

Thomas Argroves
June 4, 2024

The New York Rangers swept the Washington Capitals in the first round of the NHL playoffs on April 29th which ended the storybook year for the Capitals, who with new coach Spencer Carbery weren’t expected...

Elementary students from all schools in the pyramid are invited to compete in the track meet.

Track Meet for Kids

Adler Howell, Sports Editor
May 31, 2024

West Potomac High School hosted their annual Running is Elementary Track Meet on May 6th and 13th for the local elementary schools in the West Potomac pyramid. This year, the meets were separated into...

Spring Playoffs In Full Swing

Spring Playoffs In Full Swing

Jackson Baker, Sports Editor
May 24, 2024

Spring playoffs are in full effect as district and regional tournaments begin. Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, and Softball have all been very successful in their respective tournaments. Softball: Softball...

Boys & Girls Lacrosse teams after the game

Boys and Girls Lacrosse Show Support for One Love

Delaney Dean, Sports Editor
May 20, 2024

Every year the two varsity lacrosse teams play each other for the One Love mission. On the third of May, this game took place. For this game, the boys and girls lacrosse team switch sticks and play each...

West Potomacs Running is Elementary track meet will take place on May 6th and May 9th

West Potomac High School’s Running is Elementary Track Meet Preview

Adler Howell, Sports Editor
May 6, 2024

West Potomac High School is hosting their annual Running is Elementary Track Meet this week. Every year the West Potomac Track & Field team hosts a track meet for the West Potomac pyramid of elementary...

West Potomac Wire Bracket Challenge Update

West Potomac Wire Bracket Challenge Update

Jackson Baker, Sports Editor
April 8, 2024

The West Potomac Wire Women’s Bracket Challenge came to a close on Sunday afternoon. This year’s bracket challenge winner is Stef Waigand who is in the Hollo-Gand homeroom. Waigand had an 88.6% correct...

West Po faces off against Fairfax in the March 21 home match.

Tennis Season in Full Swing

Miguel Tsang and Jaylan Post
April 5, 2024

   With matches having started the week of March 11, the tennis season is now in full swing. While of course, athletes and coaches have been hard at work, training for tennis is wildly different than...

West Potomac playing Robinson

Will the Explosion in the Popularity of Women’s Sports Spread to the Stands?

Jill Humphries and Olivia Jones
April 5, 2024

  Behind every record broken, championship won, point scored, and accolade received by successful grown women, is a little girl dreaming and setting goals for herself in the future. Whether it’s watching...

The West Potomac Stadium Field

Wolverine’s 7-on-7 Rushes Football to Spring

Rhett Butler and Sebastian Zornes
April 5, 2024

In the wake of the recent basketball frenzy and with West Potomac spring sports starting up, football will also be in the air. Early football workouts will begin on the stadium field. With the loss of...

Norma Martinez and Alisson Mazariegos are co-captains of their girls La Liga team.

Advisory Students Score with La Liga

Nora Fitzpatrick
April 4, 2024

There’s a new reason to come to class for a whole lot of Wolverines. La Liga, a new intramural soccer league will be played during the 2nd half of advisory. La Liga will include eight separate teams...

Muchos estudiantes se han registrado en la liga para jugar al fútbol durante el periodo de Advisory.

Introduciendo La Liga de West Po

Sara Lainez, Cultural Editor/Staff Writer
April 4, 2024

Hay muchos estudiantes que desean jugar para el equipo de fútbol en la escuela, pero no pueden por muchas razones. Una de las razones es porque no tienen tiempo para quedarse después de la escuela para...

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