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Winter Guard

Winter Guard

Hannah Rosman, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a successful season, the school’s winter guard deserves to be recognized for the tight knit and supportive group it is. Their fierce but familial attitude differs from the feeling of many other sports, making it something special that the school should be more aware of. Winter guard is a ...

Curse broken? Caps make Stanley Cup Finals

Curse broken? Caps make Stanley Cup Finals

Gus Nathanson, Online Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Stories

The final buzzer sounded, and the city of Washington, D.C. went into an uproar. This happened on May 23, when the Washington Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals by the score of 4-0 to advance to the National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup Finals for th...

Senior night traditions continue

Senior night traditions continue

Kate Ford, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As spring sports season comes to an end, each team is taking the time to appreciate and thank their seniors. In a long-held tradition known as Senior Night, each sport team has their own way of demonstrating how much they will miss their oldest members. Smaller teams, like lacrosse or tennis, take t...

Eastern Conference First Round Recap

Eastern Conference First Round Recap

Gus Nathanson, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs began last month, the eight teams from the Eastern Conference who made it in had high hopes of being crowned conference champion, and earning the privilege of playing the champion of the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. Naturally, differen...

NHL playoffs skate into round two

NHL playoffs skate into round two

May 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2018 National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs have been full of one goal games that kept fans on ice while watching their teams succeed or fall in the first round. Hockey is a one of a kind sport,” sophomore Edie Lamantia. “It has more fights than any other sport which makes it fun to watch.” The...

Western conference teams hope to enter NBA finals

Western conference teams hope to enter NBA finals

April 24, 2018


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The National Basketball Association (NBA) began its playoffs on Saturday, April 14. The NBA playoffs feature the league’s top 16 teams, all with one goal: to win the NBA championship. The last three NBA finals have featured the Golden State Warriors representing the Western Conference, which h...

Wrestling with the truth

Wrestling with the truth

Holland Forsythe, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

Wrestling often requires athletes to meet certain weight goals to ensure optimal success when competing, and it is not uncommon for wrestlers to attempt to drop pounds before a meet. With the proper diet and training, losing weight can be done healthily over a long period of time. However, some wrestler...

Corruption allegations have NCAA under FBI investigation

Corruption allegations have NCAA under FBI investigation

Gus Nathanson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Stories

With the nationally televised March Madness tournament beginning today, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will be drawing a lot of attention over the next few weeks. However, the NCAA has also been drawing attention off the court, for the organization is in the midst of an investiga...

Not your ordinary crew

Not your ordinary crew

Atashi Barua, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many students continue to join one of the most well known and oldest sports at the school. The crew team, which rows out of Potomac Boat Club in Georgetown every day, is looking forward to the new season and members are ready to get back in the water.  For the past few months, crew members have be...

The return of spring sports

The return of spring sports

Tatiana Rivera, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The end of February marks the beginning for the season for spring sports. Each year after President’s Day, returning as well as new players try-out for the sport they find most interesting in hopes to make a positive impact on the team. “We are looking forward to working hard, having fun and putting a ...

Generals hit the ice

Generals hit the ice

Abigail Presson and Gwen Taplin

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was a night where the inside of the rink, even only half-filled with fans, was warmer than the frigid air outside. On January 5, the school’s club hockey team was facing its opponents from T. C. Williams High School. They were just two of the high school teams playing at a busy Kettler Capitals...

Six new athletes inducted to Hall of Fame

Six new athletes inducted to Hall of Fame

Julia Van Lare and Liam Holland

January 30, 2018


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The W-L Athletics Hall of Fame was created to honor athletes who “have brought a measure of distinction and pride to our school and community as an athlete, coach, administrator or as a contributor to the development and success of the Washington-Lee athletic program," according to the Hall of Fame w...

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