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Warriors win the battle

Warriors win the battle

Grace Gent, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

“Oh, come on!” shouts a parent in the stands during the first half of the JV boys basketball game against Wakefield on December 5. It was a common sentiment among the school’s fans at the game. After an exhilarating game that moved back and forth across the court, the final score was 42-65. It w...

Freshman girls basketball shut down Wakefield

Freshman girls basketball shut down Wakefield

Hugo Bell, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

The score is tight at the end of the half. The players arrive back onto the court for the start of the third quarter, completely prepared for anything Wakefield has in their arsenal. Their confidence finally shows, and the Generals pulls away from Wakefield; at this point it is clear that Washington-Lee...

A boatload of money

A boatload of money

Karina Lazorchak, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

At the back of the cafeteria, rowing machines, called ergometers (ergs), wait in rows. The late afternoon sun trickles in through the wall of windows. The clock chimes 3:30 P.M. and a group of girls begin stretching. Off to the side, boys stand talking and laughing, preparing to begin weight lifting. As the...

A season of success

A season of success

Gus Nathanson, Online Editor

December 10, 2018

It is rare to see any sports team at any level have a season of complete, sustained dominance. This fall, the varsity girls volleyball team had a season like this. The team achieved great success during the regular season, and this success, players say, translated directly to the playoffs. On October 25,...

Leading the Crew

Leading the Crew

Talley Schroeder, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2018

Junior Aidan Wrenn-Walz sat at the catch, the oar gripped tightly in her hands and her eyes set dead ahead, beyond her coxswain’s head and towards the forest surrounding the body of water. Three boats were to her left, and one to her right, yet she knew she should not look. All she needed to focus o...

Friday at Flag

Friday at Flag

Liam Holland, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018

When class of 2017 alumni James Bardo was a freshman in 2013 he had an idea to start a club. This club would be an alternative to traditional tackle football, hoping to attract a wider audience of students who could play a safer version of football. The club consists of a diverse group of members who ...

Winter Guard

Winter Guard

Hannah Rosman, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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