The Pitch

Q&A With Newly Appointed Head Football Coach Jon Kadi

Abby Singley

June 25, 2009

Filed under The Inside Pitch

How long have you worked with WJ's football team?I started at WJ in May of 2008 as an assistant coach. When did the interview process begin for the head football coach position?The interview process started for me in the seco...

Jon Kadi Announced as New Head Football Coach

Abby Singley

June 20, 2009

Filed under Sports News

After the administration made the decision not to renew former football coach Tom Mulholland's contract, Principal Christopher Garran and athletic director Sue Amos announced Monday that former assistant football coach Jon Kadi w...

Jon Kadi Announced as New Head Football Coach

Abby Singley

June 20, 2009

Filed under The Inside Pitch

After the administration made the decision not to renew former football coach Tom Mulholland's contract, Principal Christopher Garran and athletic director Sue Amos announced Monday that former assistant football coach Jon Kad...

All-Pitch 2009: Athletes of the Year

Abby Singley

June 3, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Paul Okeyo WHAT HE DID: Okeyo was named to the All-Gazette second team for football after racking up 80 tackles in his senior season. He also helped lead WJ to a 40-15 victory against Poolesville, which ended a 36-game losing streak. ...

Good Munchies: Choice D.C. Area Eate

June 3, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What: Ray's Hell BurgerWhere: 1713 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, V.A. 22209Price Range: $11-30Description: Just over the Arlington Memorial Bridge sits a small hamburger shop owned by Chef Michael Landrum, whose Ray’s line of gourmet restaura...

Becoming a Culture Snob

June 3, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On to another summer -- another three months spent lounging about aimlessly and successfully complacent. That’s how I intend to enjoy the remainder of my days before I am packaged along with my belongings and shipped toward ...

Spring Sports Season Wrap-Up

June 3, 2009

Filed under Sports News

-- Boys Volleyball -- Team Record: 8-4 Playoff Result: First round loss to Damascus Key Players: Senior setter Henry Tollefson and junior setter Jeremy Lee Most Improved: Senior defense specialist Reza Kolahdouzan Season Hi...

Do Something!

June 3, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This summer, turn off the television, shut down your laptop, and get outside. The perks of living in the nation’s capital? There’s so much to do! So get off your butt and take a day trip to one of the area’s many excit...

Slider About Nothing

June 3, 2009

Filed under The Inside Pitch

Instead of being on task in Pitch class, my cronie David Riva and I started reminiscing about our wild and wonderful experiences here at WJ and trust me, there were many to pick from. But we were more on task than Ms. Gates thought b...

Mulholland, Poznanski Vacate Coaching Posts

June 3, 2009

Filed under The Inside Pitch

Head football coach Tom Mulholland and head girls basketball/tennis coach Lynn Poznanski will not return for the 2009-2010 school year. The administration has declined to comment on the conditions and reasons surrounding the ...

Pitch Picks: Summer Music

June 2, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

{{ Sonic Youth }} It’s a well-known fact that a good number of musical groups that had their heyday in the mid eighties and nineties may be a little past their prime in the new millennium. (If you have any doubts, just ...

Seniors ’09: Looking Back While Moving Forward

June 2, 2009

Filed under The Inside Pitch

Every year, students make the same complaints. Whether they’re griping about how long the school year is ("I can’t wait until summer!") or how they hate high school ("I can’t wait to get out of this place!"), the grumbling is...

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