The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

Alex Wolfson

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief

Alex Wolfson is a senior and is excited to be serving as a Print Editor-in-Chief in his second year on the Pitch.  In addition to the Pitch, Wolfson plays baseball and swims for WJ.  He also likes to read about US presidents. 

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Alexander Wolfsons senior reflection

Alexander Wolfson’s senior reflection

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2022
The WJ softball team huddles together during one of their first games. The team is looking to defend their regional championship from last season.

Softball poised for another strong season

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2022
Fans pack the stands as they root on their schools. March Madness presents an opportunity to any school with merit, regardless of size or prestige.

March Madness: democracy triumphs

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2022
Recently some WJ students left class to stage a walkout in support of virtual school, citing Covid safety. WJ students need a juice rejuvenation and pride to have the courage to come to school.

Covid walkout calls for “juice” rejuvenation

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
February 16, 2022
Monday Night Football is a staple in the NFL, now over 50 years old. Nonetheless the start time is too late, with kickoff not until 9 p.m. Sports games are on too late.

Sports games are on too late!

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
February 16, 2022
Pictured here is a zygote, two haploids fused together to make a new individual being.  This is the creation of life.

Examining Roe from a biological perspective

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2021
Ace Cardinal pitcher Adam Wainwright pitched 3 complete games this season, the best in the best in the MLB.  In the NL Wild Card game, he pitched only 5.1 innings.

MLB postseason isn’t the same with analytics

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2021
The image depicts Israels missile defense system in action, commonly known as the Iron Dome.  The terrorist group Hamas sent thousands of rockets towards Israel civilian cities in May.  Thankfully, Iron Dome was able to intercept 90 percent of the rockets.

Israel has a right to exist

Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief
June 8, 2021
Washington Nationals shortstop Trae Turner rounds first base. The Nats are among the teams hoping to rebound from a rough 2020 season. Opening Day for the new season is April 1.

MLB preview: a report on all 30 teams

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
April 16, 2021
MCPS must allow students to take AP exams in schools during May to ensure that students will do their best on these exams.

MCPS must have all AP exams in person

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
March 19, 2021
Eight-time All-Star James Harden has requested a trade, naming the Nets, Bucks, Heat, and 76ers as preferred destinations.  However, teams should be cautious of him due to his record of selfish play.

NBA teams shouldn’t trade for Harden

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
January 12, 2021
The Rays have the third lowest payroll in the MLB, but will play in the 2020 World Series against the Dodgers, who have the second highest payroll in the MLB.

Moneyball: $107,917,397 vs $28,290,689

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
October 24, 2020
TikTok: The end of civilization

TikTok: The end of civilization

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
October 16, 2020
Many schools in the United States have moved to distance or remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic for the 2020-21 school year.

Schools should open in person

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
October 8, 2020
NBA players were wrong for kneeling on 9/11

NBA players were wrong for kneeling on 9/11

Alex Wolfson, Print Opinion Editor
October 4, 2020
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