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‘Rines ‘rise’ up on Ravens field in halftime competition

‘Rines ‘rise’ up on Ravens field in halftime competition

Jade Pinkowitz, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Five varsity football players won the Rise Halftime Combine program on Sunday, November 17 during the Baltimore Ravens halftime show, bringing home a $500 gift card. Coaches Charles Miller Jamaly Allen accompanied senior Demetrius Rush, sophomore Darrius Ellis, and juniors Kyle Wingate, Alfred Koiwood J...

Wolverines fall to Rams in playoffs, ending season

Wolverines fall to Rams in playoffs, ending season

Jade Pinkowitz, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

Varsity football faced a hard loss against Rockville High School on Friday, November 8, ending the Mill's 2019 football season. "It was a tough loss," junior Kyle Wingate said, "I feel like we could've had a better season." Rockville coach Jason Lomax played on Rockville's team as a student, graduating...

‘Rines ground Falcons, plan to ram Rockville out of playoffs on Friday

‘Rines ground Falcons, plan to ram Rockville out of playoffs on Friday

Isreal Safo, Arthur Siquiera, and Jade Pinkowitz

November 4, 2019

Wolverine varsity football grounded the Poolesville Falcons on Friday, November 1 with a final score of 34-21. The Wolverines held the lead throughout the entire game.  Senior wide receiver and defensive back Demetrius Rush scored the first touchdown off a 30-yard reception thrown by sophomore quar...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 28-November 1

Sports Wrap-Up: October 28-November 1

Isreal Safo and Arthur Siquiera

November 1, 2019

Girls Volleyball On October 31, Watkins Mill High School's Wolverines hunted down the Blake High School Bengals, defeating them 3-0 in the first round of playoffs. "Last night we won our first playoff game in a long time, I couldn't be prouder of my amazing, hardworking team," senior Jennifer Santos said....

Wolverines defeat Trojans in second-to-last regular season game

Wolverines defeat Trojans in second-to-last regular season game

Israel Safo, Kobe Copeland, and Arthur Siqueira

October 28, 2019

Wolverine varsity football defeated the Gaithersburg High School Trojans in an exciting 40-28 victory on Friday, October 25 at Gaithersburg High School.  The ‘Rines had a great offensive game versus the Trojans. Sophomore quarterback Nehemiah Cross threw four passing touchdowns.  “I think I played...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 21-25

Sports Wrap-Up: October 21-25

Amelia Burton, Arthur Siquiera, Israel Safo, and Leah Niles

October 25, 2019

Varsity Girls Volleyball On Tuesday, October 22 the girls played Magruder High School losing to them 3-0. Even though the girls lost, they tried their best and held their own throughout the whole game. Then on October 24, the girls blew out Blake High School. The girls had a rocky start, but came togeth...

Wolverines outmaneuver Colonels in 12-0 victory, dedicate win to Daquan Wims

Wolverines outmaneuver Colonels in 12-0 victory, dedicate win to Daquan Wims

Arthur Siqueira and Israel Safo

October 22, 2019

The Watkins Mill High School Wolverines outmaneuvered the Magruder High School Colonels on Friday, October 18, ending in a 12-0 victory, thanks largely to strong defensive play. The team dedicated their win to alumni football player Daquan (DayDay) Wims who recently passed away. Sophomore and rookie q...

Sports Wrap-Up October 11-18

Sports Wrap-Up October 11-18

Amelia Burton, Arthur Siquiera, Isreal Safo, Kayla Holt, and Jade Pinkowitz

October 18, 2019

Football Wolverine varsity football suffered a hard-fought loss versus the Damascus Hornets on Friday, October 11. The game ended 49-19 against the 4-2 Hornets.  The Wolverines faced an upward battle the entire game as the Hornets had put up 14 points in the first quarter with the ‘Rines putt...

Rockville edges out ‘Rines, juniors defeat seniors in powder puff

Rockville edges out ‘Rines, juniors defeat seniors in powder puff

Israel Safo, Arthur Siqueira, and Kayla Holt

October 8, 2019

Both the varsity boys and senior and sophomore girls struggled in their football games on Friday, October 4 as the varsity football team fell to the Rockville Rams in the Homecoming game and the senior and sophomore girls lost to the juniors and freshmen in the annual powder puff game. In the varsity...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 7-11

Sports Wrap-Up: October 7-11

Kayla Holt and Amelia Burton

October 11, 2019

Field Hockey In the field hockey game against Einstein High School, the 'Rines varsity team walked away with a 1-0 win, while the junior varsity team left with another loss at 7-0. As varsity approaches their last game of the season, things are looking bright. The girls are excited about their win ...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 4, 2019

Israel Safo, Arthur Siqueira, Leah Niles, Amelia Burton, and Kayla Holt

October 4, 2019

Boys soccer Wolverines soccer lost a hard-fought battle to the Rockville High School Rams 2-1 Wednesday, October 3. Junior Katime Njie scored a goal from a pass assisted by junior Joseph Crespo. "Now we know how awful it feels to lose," senior Brian Reyes said. "We don't want to feel this way ...

Watkins Mill Wolverines tear Northwood Gladiators limb-from-limb

Watkins Mill Wolverines tear Northwood Gladiators limb-from-limb

Israel Safo, Arthur Siqueira, and Kobe Copeland

October 2, 2019

Wolverines varsity football defeated Northwood High School's Gladiators 50-to-0 at Northwood High School on Friday, September 28. “We were focused all week, especially defensive backs, I think they played really well and made really good adjustments,” coach Michael Brown said. “Winning is al...