The Current

Sports spring into new season

Sports spring into new season

Israel Safo, Arthur Siqueira, Spencer Neill, and Brandon Smith

March 18, 2019


Filed under Spring, Showcase, Sports

Boys Volleyball After coming off of their best season in recent years, the boys' volleyball team is looking to top their past seasons. With a roster equally as impressive and coach just as motivated as the players, they are looking to top last year's record. "We are getting better each day," Coach...

Sports Wrap-Up: February 21, 2019

Israel Safo, Arthur Siqueira, and Spencer Neill

February 21, 2019


Filed under Winter, Sports

Wrestling Watkins Mill High School wrestling participated in counties Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16 at Gaithersburg High School. Freshman Romeo Tsai, junior Justin Benitez, and junior Victor Kum all qualified for regionals. “We fought hard and well, me and my teammates are...

Basketball Double Header 2/8/19

Jade Pinkowitz, Opinion Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Winter, Sports

On Friday, February 8, both girls and boys varsity basketball faced off against the Coyotes at Clarksburg High School. The boys fought hard and tied up the score by halftime. "Friday's game was hard. We had them but it was a tough game. Tonight we're looking forward to bouncing back from Friday's...

Sports Wrap Up: January 31, 2019

Brandon Smith

January 31, 2019


Filed under Winter, Sports

On January 23, the Coed varsity bocce ball team played their very best but came up short. They competed until the end with a score of 1-2 against the Seneca Valley Screamin’ Eagles. “They tried the very best they could and I am proud that they gave it all they had,” head coach Casey Burdett...

Sports Wrap-Up: January 8, 2019

Jade Pinkowitz and Taylor Dawson

January 8, 2019


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball Boys basketball took home the win against the Damascus Hornets, yesterday January 7, with the final score being 60-48. Junior shooting guard Demetrius Rush was proud to see such an electric and loud crowd. "Being one and playing together," is the main goal for the next away ga...

Sports Wrap-Up: January 7, 2019

Spencer Neill and Israel Safo

January 7, 2019


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball  Watkins Mill boys basketball took on the Blake Bengals on Saturday. Unfortunately, the boys came up short with a loss with a final score of 53-42. A highlight of Saturday’s match-up was senior Devio'N Bridges’ full court shot to end the first half. The clip was even featured on...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 17, 2018

Israel Safo, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Wrestling Varsity wrestling defeated James Hubert Blake High School and lost a hard fought battle to Richard Montgomery High School at Blake on Saturday, December 15. Junior Victor Kum and junior Justin Benitez won both of their matches. “Parents and coaches came up to me giving me compliment...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 13, 2018

Sports Wrap-Up: December 13, 2018

Arthur Siqueira and Spencer Neill

December 13, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls Basketball Girls basketball lost after a hard fight versus Thomas Johnson Patriots last night December 12. The team lost 52-12 after a very long game with dedication from both sides. The ‘Rines plan to bounce back at their next game December 14 at home versus Clarksburg at 5:30pm. ...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 12, 2018

Arthur Siqueira, Israel Safo, and Spencer Neill

December 12, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls Basketball Girls basketball lost after a hard fight for their first away game against Churchill on December 10. The team lost 67-21 after a very long game with dedication from both sides. The ‘Rines plan to bounce back at their next game December 12 at home versus Clarksburg at 7:15. ...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 10, 2018

Sports Wrap-Up: December 10, 2018

Arthur Siqueira, Israel Safo, and Jamie Carmichael

December 10, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls Basketball Girls basketball lost a hard fought first away game versus Northwest Jaguars on December 7. The team lost 72-45 after a very long game from both sides. The ‘Rines plan to bounce back next game December 12 at home versus Clarksburg at 7:15. “I think we have a lot of potential...

Girls reverse roles in annual Powder Puff football game

Girls reverse roles in annual Powder Puff football game

Israel Safo and Arthur Siqueira

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Fall, Sports

Seniors and sophomores dominated freshmen and juniors in the annual Powder Puff football game Thursday, November 8 with a score of 31 to 6 after a hard-fought game. The juniors and freshmen were coached by juniors Kameron Thorpe, Victor Kum and David Okoli. The sophomores and seniors were coached by...

Sports Wrap-Up: November 5, 2018

Israel Safo and Arthur Siqueira

November 5, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Football Watkins Mill Wolverines varsity lost a hard fought battle to James Blake Hubert High School Bengals by a score of 15 to 16 at Gaithersburg High School Saturday, November 3. They played well and fought hard until the very end. ‘Rines were up 15 to 3 but unfortunately fell short with 13 ...