The Pitch

New to Your Ears: Q&A With Sing Me Insomnia

Andrea Linder

January 29, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

WJ students love to brag about their lack of sleep, whether it's due to spending the night doing homework and studying or coming home late from a sports practice or game. In WJ culture, a sleepless night is often viewed...

Varsity Girls Basketball: Jan. 27, 44-58

Miklos Szebeni

January 29, 2010

Filed under Sports News

Score: 44-58, Loss Opponent: Richard Montgomery MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie Highlight: Howie led the team with 17 points, followed by senior co-captain Katherine Gratton with 8 points. Record: 6-9 Next Game: WJ at Church...

Varsity Girls Basketball: Jan. 25, 35-51

Miklos Szebeni

January 29, 2010

Filed under Sports News

Score: 35-51, Loss Opponent: Whitman MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie Highlight: Howie led the team with 12 points, followed by sophomore guard Sam Stadnik who had 11 points. Record: 6-8 Next Game: WJ at Richard Montgomery, We...

Varsity Girls Basketball: Jan. 21, 49-35

Miklos Szebeni

January 29, 2010

Filed under Sports News

Score: 49-35, Loss Opponent: Wootton MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie Highlight: Howie led the team with 9 points, followed by both senior co-captains, Catherine Madden and Katherine Gratton, who both had 8 points a piece. Record: 6-7 Next...

Dominating the Olympic Scene, One Woman at a Time

Hannah Flesch

January 28, 2010

Filed under The Inside Pitch

What do American Lindsey Vonn and Russian Alexander Ovechkin have in common? Probably not much, but this February in Vancouver, they both will be competing for a chance to win a gold medal for their country. Read More »...

Varsity Boys Basketball: Jan. 27, 48-69

Miklos Szebeni

January 28, 2010

Filed under Sports News

Score: 48-69, Loss Opponent: Richard Montgomery Highlight: The game got away from the Wildcats in the second quarter when Richard Montgomery got many offensive rebounds, and was able to build a big lead. MVP: Sophomore guard R...

Go Big or Go Home: Shaun White

Daniel Fanaroff

January 28, 2010

Filed under The Inside Pitch

He has his own video game, he won gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics and has medaled in both the Winter and Summer X Games. The extreme sport prodigy, snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White, holds the Winter X Games record for...

What You Didn’t Know About… Assistant Principal Janan Slough

Katie Levingston

January 28, 2010

Filed under Feature

Assistant principal Janan Slough likes a good challenge. From dealing with special needs and traveling across the globe to taking long bike rides, her enthusiasm never tires. Read More »...

WJ Parking Fines Highest in County

Ku Jung

January 27, 2010

Filed under News

  As students pick up their permits from the security office, they should be warned not to abuse the privilege.According to a study by the Parents' Coalition of Montgomery County, WJ has the highest parking fine in the co...

Student Behavior At Hockey Games: Sit-Down with Principal Christopher Garran

Jeremy Smith

January 27, 2010

Filed under The Inside Pitch

It is safe to say that the behavior at ice hockey games has gotten a bit out of hand. Because hockey is a club sport, administration is not technically required to be at the games. The behavior has ranged from cursing to fighting with students fro...

Varsity Boys Basketball: Jan. 25, 48-63

Miklos Szebeni

January 26, 2010

Filed under Sports News

Score: 48-63, Loss Opponent: Whitman Highlight: The Wildcats played well for the first three quarters even though they were missing key player junior guard Bert Yaffe, who was out of the game with a sprained ankle and a br...

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