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Sport Wrap-up: January 17-23

Sport Wrap-up: January 17-23

Jade Pinkowitz, Israel Safo, Amelia Burton, Kayla Holt, Caleb Obiarinze Mbulle, and Caleb Vargas

January 24, 2020

Boys Basketball The team lost a hard-fought match to Seneca Valley High School’s Screamin' Eagles with the final of 54-57 on Tuesday, January 21. “We didn’t play at our own speed we tried to rush which unfortunately cost us the [win],” senior Mamadou Ndiong said. The ‘Rines look to bounce...

Sports Wrap-Up: January 10-17

Sports Wrap-Up: January 10-17

Jade Pinkowitz, Amelia Burton, Israel Safo, Caleb Vargas, and Caleb Obiarinze Mbulle

January 17, 2020

Boys Basketball Boys varsity basketball lost a hard-fought match to Northwest High School’s Jaguars with an ending score of 41-62 on Friday, January 10. “We didn’t play to our full potential which hurt us, but we just have to get back in the lab and get better,” senior Antonio Brown said. Brown...

Sports Wrap-Up: January 3-10

Sports Wrap-Up: January 3-10

Jade Pinkowitz, Israel Safo, Amelia Burton, and Caleb Obiarinze Mbulle

January 10, 2020

Boys Basketball The team sprang back into action immediately after winter break and defeated Seneca Valley High School's Falcons after a close game. The final score of the game was 59-57. "We had a solid lead but then we started to lack... defensively and offensively which allowed [Seneca Valley] to come ...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 14-19

Sports Wrap-Up: December 14-19

Jade Pinkowitz and Caleb Obiarinze Mbulle

December 20, 2019

Girls Basketball The Wolverines faced Bethesda Chevy Chase High School on Wednesday, December 18 at home. They fell to the Battlin' Barons 73-29 but plan to bounce back and defeat Seneca Valley High School's Screamin' Eagles at 7:15 on Friday, January 3 to start off the new year. Boys Basketball ...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 6-12

Sports Wrap-Up: December 6-12

Kayla Holt, Amelia Burton, Derrick Tremble Jr., Caleb Obiarinze Mbulle, Jade Pinkowitz, and Caleb Vargas

December 13, 2019

Girls Basketball Varsity girls basketball kicked off their season well, getting their win against Kennedy High School on Friday, December 6. "The game went good, we were down by a little bit first end, but then we picked up the momentum and came back up," junior Hennriette Amankwah said.  This bei...

‘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...