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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 ...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 26, 2018

Spencer Neill, Brandon Smith, and Joshua Ali

October 26, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field Hockey Field Hockey traveled to Magruder High School to take on the Colonels for their first playoff game yesterday, October 25. The ‘Rines were looking to advance, but Magruder came away with the victory with a final score of 3-0. The team ended their season with four wins and ten losses...

‘Rines lay siege to Trojans, come away with epic victory

‘Rines lay siege to Trojans, come away with epic victory

Israel Safo, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Fall, Sports

Varsity football team defeated the Gaithersburg High School Trojans with a score of 40-18 on Friday, October 25 at Gaithersburg. Sophomore quarterback Kyle Wingate opened up the scoring for the ‘Rines by rushing for a two-yard touchdown, followed by an interception from senior De’Jion Martin fo...

Wolverines knock Falcons out of nest in 54-0 blowout

Wolverines knock Falcons out of nest in 54-0 blowout

Israel Safo and Arthur Siqueira

October 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Fall, Sports

Watkins Mill High School Wolverines varsity football team dominated the Poolesville High School Falcons by a score of 54-0 on Friday, October 18. The Wolverines' offense put up 28 points in the first quarter with a touchdown after a failed punt from the Falcons, followed by a safety and a recovered...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 19, 2018

Spencer Neill

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys Soccer Boy’s soccer looked to end their regular season with a win over the Quince Orchard Cougars. A close game with the team holding the Cougars to only two goals. Unfortunately the ‘Rines were only able to score one goal coming from senior Alonso Castillon. Three Watkins Mill players rec...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 17, 2018

Brandon Smith

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls varsity soccer team lost, 10-0, in their away game against Walter Johnson High School. The girls soccer team played hard but couldn’t quite get it together . “We could have played [better]… we got out hustled at the end of the game,” senior Jennifer Lopez said. “We have a good ...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 18, 2018

Spencer Neill

October 18, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field Hockey Girls varsity field hockey battled the Clarksburg Coyotes yesterday in their senior night. Unfortunately, the ‘Rines did not prevail as they lost with a final score of 4-0. Despite the loss, the team feels that they played well and gave their full effort. “We hustled and never gave ...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 15, 2018

Arthur Siqueira, Israel Safo, Brandon Smith, and Joshua Ali

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Football Boys varsity football got stung during a hard fight against the Damascus Hornets on Friday, October 12. Even though the score ended with 'Rines down 14-28, the boys managed to keep the score at 0-0 against the hard-to-beat (8-0) Dmass Hornets until the third quarter. The ‘Rines ...

Sports Wrap-Up October 8, 2018

Spencer Neill

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boy’s Soccer Rines’ boys soccer looked to take down the Seneca Screamin’ Eagles Friday, October 5. After a competitive game against Rockville, the ‘Rines looked to bounce back with a win. The boys started off strong and sophomore Joseph Crespo was able to score in the 15 minute of the first ...

Sports Wrap-Up: October 2

Sports Wrap-Up: October 2

Israel Safo, Arthur Siqueira, and Spencer Neill

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports features, Showcase, Sports

Cross Country Watkins Mill Wolverines ran at The Covenant Life meet Saturday, September 29. “Our last meet went pretty well, everyone did pretty well,” senior Zach Pepperl said. “I think we need just need to practice hard and work together as a team well so we can drop some time." Come j...

Sports Wrap-Up October 3, 2018

Israel Safo and Spencer Neill

October 3, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys Soccer Boy’s Soccer took on the Blair Blazers in a tough battle yesterday evening. Giving up two goals in the first half, the ‘Rines were able to bounce back in the second half with a penalty kick goal scored by senior Virgilio Borja. Blair came back scoring two goals in the final ten min...