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Varsity Girls’ Basketball Prevails Over Vandegrift 47-36

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Prevails Over Vandegrift 47-36

By Hayden Swanson, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity girls’ basketball team defeated the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Feb. 2. Despite emerging with a large point lead of 47-36, the game was a tough battle between the two teams. With this game being key in determining who makes it to the playoffs, both teams were very on edge in the first quarter. St...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Suffers Defeat Against Vandegrift 65-50

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Suffers Defeat Against Vandegrift 65-50

By Vikram Joshi, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

With the crowd roaring throughout the game, the varsity boys’ basketball team took on the talented Vandegrift Vipers and eventually fell 65-50 on Friday, Feb. 1. Both teams came out firing on all cylinders offensively, and the score shot up to 5-5 with a couple of buckets by each side. After a ...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Shows Grit in 3-2 Win over Vandegrift

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Shows Grit in 3-2 Win over Vandegrift

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

February 2, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

Despite facing numerous injuries and illnesses that sidelined and weakened key players, the varsity boys’ soccer team showcased the depth of their roster in a nail-biting 3-2 win at home over the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Feb. 1. “We started the game with a lot of injuries and players ...

JV Girls’ Softball Slips Against Eagles 15-0

JV Girls’ Softball Slips Against Eagles 15-0

By Ruhee Nemawarkar, Heritage Portraits Coordinator

February 1, 2019


Filed under Baseball & Softball

The JV girls’ softball team started off the season with a scrimmage against the Georgetown Eagles on Wednesday, Jan. 30. “[The scrimmage] went pretty well because we got some people on base which was good,” Sarah Sherwood ‘20 said. “We knew our plays fairly well for it being the fi...

Swim and Dive Medal at Districts, Qualify for Regionals

Swim and Dive Medal at Districts, Qualify for Regionals

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under Aquatics, Showcase

Showing off their traditional bleached hair and orange spirit cone, the swim and dive team conquered at the 11-6A District Championships on Saturday, Jan. 26. The boys captured a runner-up title while the girls placed third. With the realignment and addition of new teams into the district, the boys f...

JV Boys’ Basketball Conquers McNeil 57-37

JV Boys’ Basketball Conquers McNeil 57-37

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball

The JV boys’ basketball team took on the McNeil Mavericks on Friday, Jan. 25, winning 57-37 after a very successful game for the Warriors. The game started with a foul by the Warriors, but they bounced back with Eric Kipper ‘21 scoring the first two-pointer of the game. Determined to keep McN...

Freshman White Boys’ Basketball Takes Down McNeil 42-38

Freshman White Boys’ Basketball Takes Down McNeil 42-38

By Anouka Saha, Morale Officer

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball

On Friday, Jan. 25, the freshman white boys’ basketball team played against the McNeil Mavericks, narrowly defeating them 42-38 after an intense game with many strong plays. The game started strong, with Nathan Fang '22 consistently sinking his free throws and the Warriors having incredibly q...

JV Girls’ Soccer Triumphs 1-0 Over McNeil

JV Girls’ Soccer Triumphs 1-0 Over McNeil

By Ruhee Nemawarkar, Heritage Portraits Coordinator

January 26, 2019


Filed under Soccer

The JV girls’ soccer team faced the McNeil Mavericks on Friday, Jan. 25. The Lady Warriors fought through the windy and cold weather to win the game 1-0. “I think we did better than we have in past games,” Maya Berdeja ‘22 said. “We just need to take more shots on the goal.” The Maveri...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Doubles Up McNeil in 46-23 Rout

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Doubles Up McNeil in 46-23 Rout

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity boys’ basketball team had revenge on their minds as their fierce rivals, the McNeil Mavericks, came to town on Friday, Jan. 25. Earlier in the season, the Warriors suffered a devastating loss against the Mavericks on the road, and the memory of the loss to their district rivals was still...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Trounces Mavs in 5-0 Shutout

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Trounces Mavs in 5-0 Shutout

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

The varsity boys’ soccer team traveled to McNeil High School on Friday, Jan. 25 to face off against a longtime district rival. The Warriors proved their dominance on both sides of the ball and came away with a decisive victory, putting a whopping five goals past the McNeil keeper. Once again, Theo...