• Disappointed Girls Soccer Falls Short of States

    As the buzzer sounded on Oct. 28, the girls soccer team saw themselves on the wrong end of a 2-1 score against Whitman. Though it was just the third loss of the season for the 4A West division champions, it ended their season in just the second round of the playoffs. The...

  • SLIDER: National Debt

    It had all the makings of a storybook season.  A new, state-of-the-art stadium was finished in time for opening day  and the Nats beat their division rivals, the Atlanta Braves, in dramatic fashion as fan-favorite third baseman Ryan Zimmerman hit a walk-off home run, showing signs of an amazing year. And it...

  • Erratic Season Ends Well for 9-3 Girls Tennis

     After finishing last year’s regular season undefeated, the girls tennis team had high expectations entering this season. Their hopes suffered a setback, however, when number one singles player Tiffany Lin fell ill and was forced to miss a significant stretch of the season. With Lin out of the lineup, the team lost...

  • Sherwood Too Much for Volleyball

    Going into the playoffs against Sherwood, the varsity volleyball team could claim an evenly balanced season. The girls found themselves with a 7-7 record, turning in especially strong performances in their final two games against Northwest and Sherwood. The first round playoff game was expected to be a very close match, but...

  • Feldman Represents Golf Team at States

     Finishing seventh out of eight teams in the division, the golf team’s long season ended up a slight disappointment. A bright spot in the teams’ season senior co-captain Mitchell Feldman’s inclusion in the Maryland state championship tournament on Oct. 22, although he failed to qualify for the finals. “I’m still very pleased...

  • New Look Football Team Inspires Hope

    “It doesn’t take a day.” When football coach Tom Mulholland took over an 0-10 team after the 2005 season, he knew that the rebuilding process would be a long one. In fact, it took over 1,400 days. But on Oct. 17, WJ walked off the field with a 40-15 victory over Poolesville,...

  • Field Hockey’s Playoff Run Ends in Regional Finals

    After several seasons of heartache, misfortune and plain bad luck, success shined this season on the field hockey team. “This season is so different from last season.” said junior co-captain Georgina Beven. “We all stepped it up. We played our hearts out and it showed.” The team improved from last year’s 4-8...

  • Athletes of the Month, October 2008

    Patrick Ebobisse, Soccer By Corey Goldstone When soccer captain Patrick Ebobisse takes the field, he shows a unique blend of leadership and a nose for the goal that prompted coach Mike Williams to describe him as a truly complete player who is one of the top players in Maryland. In his senior...

  • Close, But No Cigar

    Something was different about opening night as fans packed into the Clarksburg stadium wearing green to watch what they expected to be a new and improved football team capable of winning their first game since 2004: fans actually expected a win. The air was different as a strange new attitude was felt...

  • Home Away from Home: Fans Adjust to Life on the Road

    As the fences rose around the stadium this summer, what once resembled a field became just another construction site on campus. This final step of the modernization has largely impacted the athletic teams, who have no home field this season. The tennis team is the exception, as their courts still stand, though...

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