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College Football Playoff National Championship Preview

Clark Brown
January 3, 2024

After another exciting action packed year of college football two teams will play for the right to call themselves national champions tonight. These two teams, the Washington Huskies and Michigan Wolverines,...

Bowman Shaughnessy (right) and Aminata Johnson (left) smiling big after Cross Country Regionals. Picture taken by Ellie Messina.

Student Athletes: Running into the New Season

Vivian Baxter, Writer
November 2, 2018

Student athletes are students participating in school sponsored sports, whether it’s the fall, winter, or spring. Sports beginning means something different for everyone, but for student athletes it’s...

Photo Courtesy of: Ashleigh Roddey

WABC Sells Record Amount of Mulch After Over 10 Years of Sales

Kristina Gulczewski, Reporter
April 4, 2017

Over 6,000 bags of mulch were delivered by West Potomac student and parent volunteers to homes for free last Saturday as a part of the Wolverine Athletics Booster Club's annual mulch sale. The student...

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Boys Lacrosse Prepares for Spring Season

Cami Santa Anna and Maliah Hawkins
March 19, 2017

Tryouts for junior varsity and varsity spring sports recently concluded. Each tryout participant has to meet the sport’s standards in order to make the team, as they all require hard work and dedication...

Goalkeeper Lindsay Freewalt during a West Potomac 2016 soccer season game

Senior Season for Spring Sports

Claire Callahan and Bella DeMaso
March 5, 2017

The spring sports season always accompanies the end of the school year, but for this year’s graduating class, it marks the end of their high school career too. For some, participation in student athletics...

Freshmen Gymnasts Reflect on First Competitions

Freshmen Gymnasts Reflect on First Competitions

Claire Callahan and Bella DeMaso
January 20, 2017

The West Potomac gymnastics team competed at Lake Braddock on Wednesday in front of dozens of fans — a relatively new experience for freshmen with the team for their first season. “Gymnastics has...

Girls Basketball Team Wins Holiday Tournament

Girls Basketball Team Wins Holiday Tournament

Spencer Bao and Jason La Kier
January 16, 2017

West Potomac’s Girls Basketball Team won the Joe Cascio Holiday Tournament with a victory against the Potomac School team. The tournament championship game took place Friday, December 30, at Falls Church....

All About Erging

All About Erging

Madison Davis and Shahtaj Ali
January 3, 2017

November 28th marked the first day of winter conditioning for many sports, introducing to crew members, the ergometer. What originally started off as a medieval torture device slowly became a way for rowers...

Wolverine Athletic Booster Club Fundraises with Christmas Trees

West Potomac is holding their annual Christmas Tree and Wreath sale at Carl Sandburg Middle School, located near the softball field, from now until the trees are sold out! West Potomac athletes help...

A Look at the Battle of the Highway: West Potomac v. Mount Vernon

A Look at the “Battle of the Highway: West Potomac v. Mount Vernon”

This past Friday, the West Potomac varsity football team faced off against long-time rival Mount Vernon in a head-to-head battle for a playoff spot, with the Wolverines snagging a victory of 45-14 over...

Despite Gender, Female Football Player Succeeds on JV Team

Cami Santa Anna and Maliah Hawkins
November 8, 2016

This year, West Potomac’s Junior Varsity football team recruited junior Ubaida Ahmed, who is the the only girl on the team. Ahmed is determined to make a difference, on the field, and in others lives...

(Photos Courtesy Micah Moore, Jane Sullivan and Gabby Hopper) This years champions, the Blue Eagles, pose with their trophies.

World Languages Department Holds Fifth Annual Co-Ed Soccer Tournament

Nina Raneses, Co-Editor in Chief
June 10, 2016

On Thursday, June 2, the World Languages Department held their fifth annual Soccer Tournament, an opportunity for any West Potomac student to get a team together and play against others on the school’s...

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