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Wrestling looks to pin competition in county tournament Friday

Tyler Lewis, Alex Wright, and Lirim Krasniqi
February 14, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys varsity wrestling  looks to triumph in the county tournament this Friday, February 17 and finish what could be their final match of the season with a hard fought battle against the whoever they come up against. The team is coming off their final regular season match against the Gaithersbur...

Indoor track gets ready for great outdoors as season ends in states

Hezekiah Likekele and Liam Thomas
February 23, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Watkins Mill girls 4x2 hoped to bring home a state championship for the Wolverines on Tuesday, but fell short of their goal. The girls, as well as the rest of the team now look ahead to outdoor.  The boys 4x8 also deemed themselves worthy of being a regional contender but couldn’t get the job done, ...

‘Rines look to swarm Damascus Hornets after taking care of Gaithersburg Trojans

Hezekiah Likekele and Salekri Sayeh
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

Wolverines boys basketball looks to sweep their season series against the Damascus Hornets with a win tonight, February 7 at 5:30pm. The team is coming off a bittersweet victory over rival Gaithersburg High School.  On February 3, in a packed homecourt gym, the boys beat cross-town rivals Gaithersb...

Girls basketball looks to take down Bengals, prosper in playoffs

Ajay Branch and Exlee Dawson
February 27, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Going on a five-game winning streak at the beginning of the season, then later in the season losing four straight, and going into the playoffs with a record of 11-11, Lady 'Rines basketball has certainly had their ups and downs but look to dominate in the playoffs tonight against Blake. It was senior...

History teacher, football coach Bero takes on boys lacrosse job

History teacher, football coach Bero takes on boys lacrosse job

Destiny Tiburcio
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports features, Sports

History teacher and football coach Maxwell Bero takes on a new challenge as he becomes the new boy’s varsity lacrosse coach this upcoming season. This is Bero’s first year teaching at Watkins Mill, and he expects great things from our boys this spring season. “With the amount of talent we have...

Girls basketball looks to storm Screamin’ Eagles nest, pick up win number 10

Ajay Branch and Exlee Dawson
January 31, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Watkins Mill girls basketball looks to get back on that winning train when they leave the Den and try to take over the Seneca Valley Screamin' Eagles nest tonight, at 7:15pm. The Lady ‘Rines hosted the Poolesville Falcons last Friday, January 27. The team fought hard but was unable to pull through...

Poms bring home Spirit Award, Captain Award at Invitational competition

Poms bring home Spirit Award, Captain Award at Invitational competition

Eudel Ndong
January 26, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

On a rainy Saturday, January 14, Watkins Mill’s poms competed against three other teams at invitationals for a spot on top, which the team has been preparing for since August. Unfortunately they did not come out with the win they wanted. “We were not all the way ready, but we went out there a...

‘Rines Basketball looks to take down Falcons, break two game skid

Salekri Sayeh, Gabriel Leonard, and Hezekiah Likekele
January 26, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

The boys basketball team looks to clip the wings of the Poolesville Falcons tomorrow after a tough loss to Northwest on Wednesday, January 25, by a score of 54-57.  Northwest proved to be a challenge to the team as they came back in the final minutes of the game to take the lead. The team suff...

Girls basketball looks to conquer Cougars, break three-game skid

Ajay Branch and Exlee Dawson
January 23, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls basketball has been on a three-game skid but look to break it later tonight, January 23, when they take on the Quince Orchard Cougars at Quince Orchard at 7:15pm.   Girls basketball looked to end their two-game losing streak on Thursday, January 19, but sadly extended it and were out-howled ...

Indoor track jumps far, sets personal records

Indoor track jumps far, sets personal records

Hezekiah Likekele and Liam Thomas
January 18, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls and boys varsity indoor track have been up and running competing at several events, getting ready to move onto the Montgomery County Championships this afternoon to race for the gold. The teams looked to drop time and gain speed as they jump for distance, finishing their meets at MCPS Meet 3 ...

‘Rines wrestling look to rough up Falcons, break tough losing streak

Alex Wright, Tyler Lewis, and Lirim Krasniqi
January 19, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Watkins Mill varsity wrestling will be looking for a victory this Saturday, January 21, when they take on the Poolesville Falcons at home after three tough matches against the Rockville Rams, Whitman Vikings and Kennedy Cavaliers. The Wolverines lost a hard-fought match Wednesday night, January 11 at hom...

Girls basketball looks to break Trojans’ winning streak, capitalize on Seneca victory

Girls basketball looks to break Trojans’ winning streak, capitalize on Seneca victory

Ajay Branch and Exlee Dawson
January 12, 2017
Filed under Winter, Sports

Lady 'Rines basketball hope to keep up the fire and steal a victory from the Gaithersburg Trojans in their house, tomorrow night, January 13. The girls varsity basketball team is currently 8-2 in the regular season, and they look to increase their record to 9-2. After a loss to Poolesville, the girls varsi...

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