The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

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The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

Austin Mucchetti

Austin Mucchetti, Copy Editor

Senior Austin Mucchetti is excited to be returning for his second year with the Pitch, this time as Online Copy Editor. In addition to writing for the Pitch, Austin enjoys hanging out with friends and making music.

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Senior Henry Bagshaw finishes his last lap at a Montgomery County swim meet. An impressive and decorated high school career for Bagshaw is coming to an end.

Senior athlete profile: Henry Bagshaw

Elijah Kasten, Senior Sports Editor
March 4, 2021
VAR is used in leagues all around the world. The system has been under much scrutiny due the continuation of inconsistent and bad calls.

VAR’s impact on professional soccer

Ben Files, Online Managing Editor
February 3, 2021
Sophomore Caleb Kastens desk is still filled with Washington Redskins collector items. The 2020 name change to the Washington Football Team has transitioned the historic Native American logo into the letter W.

Washington Football Team enters a new era

Elijah Kasten, Senior Sports Editor
October 6, 2020
The city of Lewiston Maine has been a hotspot for Somali immigrants over the past ten years. Maine is one of the least diverse states, so the city is a very interesting place in contrast to the rest of the state.

College visits teach students history, culture

Ben Files, Online Managing Editor
October 1, 2020

Ravens fall short

Ben Files, Sports Editor
January 12, 2020
Producer Madlib teamed up with Freddie Gibbs to produce their second album together, which are fan favorites.

Best hip-hop/rap albums of the decade

Ben Files, Sports Editor
December 11, 2019
Junior Ella Gaul storms past an opponent during a cross country meet. Gaul, apart of indoor track, looks to contribute to the talented 2019-20 team.

Indoor track set to go

Elijah Kasten, Sports Editor
December 11, 2019
A Damascus football player sprints up the field during a game. The Damascus football program has been under fire lately, having to forfeit their first game of the season due to the holding of an illegal practice.

Damascus forfeits opener

Elijah Kasten, Sports Editor
September 27, 2019
Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo exciting the crowd after a dunk. The 24 year old superstar looks to make a run in his 4th playoff appearance.
Photo courtesy of Keith Allison; Wikia Commons.

NBA playoff preview

Koby Epstein, Webmaster
April 15, 2019
D.C. United season preview

D.C. United season preview

Austin Mucchetti, Staff Writer
March 12, 2019
The U.S. militarys job is to serve and protect our nation, making this an irregular situation and especially scary for most people.

Maryland Coast Guard member arrested

Ben Files, Business Manager
March 6, 2019
The Super Bowl is the most viewed sporting event in America and rakes in hundreds of millions of viewers every year.

Super Bowl LIII recap

Ben Files, Business Manager
February 8, 2019
The Super Bowl is the most viewed sporting event in America, and is a talking point for weeks after it happens.

Super Bowl LIII Preview

Ben Files, Business Manager
February 1, 2019
Alabama football has been the best in the past years, and it seems that it will stay that way.

Will Alabama football ever be taken down?

Ben Files, Business Manager
December 20, 2018

                                                       The new FIFA 19 game has just released, and because of the popularity of other games, the amount of players has slightly decreased.

FIFA 19 Review

Ben Files, Business Manager
November 19, 2018
Senior midfielder Kamyab Salehi-Pirouz avoids the defender while turf pellets fly around his feet. Health concerns regarding the artificial turf have caused debate over its use on school fields.

Health scares ignite turf debate

Elijah Kasten, Sports Editor
October 30, 2018
Sylvia Fowles, the 2017 MVP for the WNBA is one of many womens basketball players who seeks equal pay.

Gender pay gap in the WNBA

Elijah Kasten, Sports Editor
September 28, 2018
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