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Sports Wrap-Up: September 21, 2018

Brandon Smith, Josh Ali, Arthur Siqueira, Jamie Carmichael, and Spencer Neill

September 21, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls Volleyball Girls volleyball had a hard-fought game versus the Northwest Jaguars on Thursday, September 20. They fought the three-time state champs in one of their hardest games of the season through three tough games. During the last game, the team had some incredible digs, saves and hits. ...

Sports Wrap-Up: September 18, 2018

Sports Wrap-Up: September 18, 2018

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

September 18, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Football Wolverines varsity football shut out the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons 39-0 during an away game Friday, September 14. Sophomore running back Baebaa Sayeh had an exceptional game, putting up over 100 rushing yards in the game. “I felt great,” Sayeh said. “I went there to run hard, ...

Junior stars on volleyball team after leaving Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria

Junior stars on volleyball team after leaving Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria

Aisha Sowe and Leah Niles

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports features, Showcase

It is not uncommon for Watkins Mill students to be immigrants from other countries seeking new better experiences in the Untied States. One such student moved to Montgomery County from Puerto Rico only a year ago, where he played volleyball for his whole life and even played for a national team. Junio...

Sports Wrap-Up: September 14, 2018

Arthur Siqueira and Spencer Neill

September 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Fall, Sports

Girls Volleyball Girls varsity volleyball suffered a loss at the hands of the Gaithersburg Trojans. The ‘Rines, who lost 3-0 on Thursday, September 13, put up a fight each set but ultimately still lost in the end. “We are still a young team.  I know with some hard work and more practice we c...

Sports Wrap-Up: September 13, 2018

Spencer Neill

September 13, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys Soccer Boys soccer battled hard to take victory over the Clarksburg Coyotes on September 11, despite wet field conditions. The 'Rines' only goal was made by senior Elminio Brice Eka in the twenty-third minute. The team held Clarksburg scoreless and won with a final score of 1-0. “We were...

Sports Wrap Up: September 12, 2018

Sports Wrap Up: September 12, 2018

Arthur Siqueira

September 12, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls Volleyball Watkins Mill girls varsity volleyball took down the Paint Branch Panthers at their first home game, 3-1. Watkins Mill took the first two sets 22-11, 25-22,  respectively. Paint Branch came back to take the third set from the ‘Rines 25-18 but the girls closed out the game in the f...

Football wages two-night war against Colonels, brings home big victory

Football wages two-night war against Colonels, brings home big victory

Israel Safo and Arthur Siqueira

September 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Fall, Sports

Wolverines varsity football defeated the Magruder Colonels 26-6 this weekend in a game that began Friday night but finished Saturday night at Paint Branch High School due to inclement weather. On Friday night, the ‘Rines came out strong leading 13-0 in the first quarter. The game was called off du...

Sports Wrap Up: April 24

Jamie Carmichael, Lucas Richards, and Salekri Sayeh

April 24, 2018


Filed under Spring, Sports

Boys Lacrosse Boys lacrosse beat the Seneca Valley Screamin' Eagles yesterday with a score of 8-3. The Wolverines started off strong and played with the same positive energy all game. Senior captain Griffin Borman made six of the eight goals scored for the 'Rines making it a great game. The 'Rines...

Sports Wrap Up: April 23

Jamie Carmichael, Griffin Borman, Nana Tutu, and Hezekiah Likekele

April 23, 2018


Filed under Spring, Sports

Boys Lacrosse Boys lacrosse lost to the Poolesville Falcons with a score of 19-1 last Friday, April 20. Despite having a shortened roster the Wolverines still managed to hold their own against the Falcons who came out ready to play. The 'Rines next game is today, April 23 at home against the Sene...

Sports Wrap Up – April 19

Griffin Borman, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Spring, Sports

Girls Lacrosse The Girls lacrosse team fell yesterday to the Rockville Rams to a final score of 15 to 3. The 'Rines fought hard most of the game, but just couldn't finish on their opportunities throughout the game. As the game went on, the girls lax team showed signs of light, but just could n...

Sports Wrap Up: May 3

Jamie Carmichael, Kola Akinnibi, Hezekiah Likekele, and Lucas Richards

May 3, 2018


Filed under Spring, Sports

Boys Lacrosse Boys lacrosse defeated Laurel High School with a score of 21-1. The Wolverines worked hard all game to bring the dub home, not to mention that senior captain Griffin Boreman made 10 goals making a new school record. The 'Rines will face Wheaton tomorrow. Wish them luck! Softball The ‘Rines fought hard against the Sp...

Sports Wrap Up: April 26

Griffin Borman, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Spring, Sports

Girls Lacrosse 'Rines girls lacrosse lost their third straight yesterday, April 25 to the Magruder Colonels by a final score of 18 to 9. The 'Rines kept it a close game in the beginning, but let it slip past them in the end. The 'Rines look to bounce back again today, April 26 at 7:00 pm again...