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Sports Wrap – Up December 14

Sports Wrap – Up December 14

Griffin Borman, Genesis Jimenez, Kola Akinnibi, and Jamie Carmichael

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball ‘Rines win! The boys basketball team won their first game last night against Thomas Johnson High school and look to keep their win going. “Feels good [to get the first win of the season], when you do the things you need to do, then you give yourself a chance to win.”, said...

Sports Wrap – Up December 15

Nana Osei Tutu, Sports Managing editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter, Sports

Swim and Dive Watkins Mill swim and dive competed against the John F. Kennedy Cavaliers winning their first meet of the 2017-2018 school year. The team made many improvements from the scrimmage the week before. Junior captain Madison Aguliar gave a shout out to freshman Diana Yanes for showing out...

Sports Wrap – Up December 12

Genesis Jimenez, Griffin Borman, and Kola Akinnibi

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball The ‘Rines boys basketball team fell to the Churchill Bulldogs last night, December 11 but still keep their heads up for their third game of the season, tomorrow night against Thomas Johnson. With their minds set on the ball, the boys plan to “stay focused, have a better game plan,...

‘Rines basketball looks to rebound tonight against Bulldogs

Kola Akinnibi and Griffin Borman

December 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys Basketball The Watkins Mill boys basketball team played the Northwest Jaguars on Friday, December 8. The boys came up just seven points short by the end of the game. The 'Rines, despite coming off a tough 18 point loss to Springbrook on Tuesday, kept up with Northwest until the very end. Se...

Boys Basketball starts off slow, looks to rebound at Jaguars Friday

Boys Basketball starts off slow, looks to rebound at Jaguars Friday

Griffin Borman and Kola Akinnibi

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter, Sports

Tip-off starts in 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... now. The Watkins Mill High School Wolverine's basketball season is underway as the 2017-2018 season started this past week. With practice starting and games upcoming, the team looks to start the season strong. The team finished last year's season with a record of...

Seniors and sophomores soar to victory in annual powderpuff game

Seniors and sophomores soar to victory in annual powderpuff game

Kevin Finn, Editor-In-Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The 2017 annual powderpuff game took place Monday, November 13, finishing with the senior/sophomore team coming out on top. Both teams entered the game filled with emotion and overwhelming class pride. All competitors had something to lose, so tensions were high throughout the whole game. The game...

Cheer team crushes competition, ends fall season on high note

Cheer team crushes competition, ends fall season on high note

Eudel Ndong

November 3, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how 'bout you? Spirit was exactly what the Watkins Mill High School Cheerleaders had last week after taking home second place from their county competition.  The ‘Rines performed at Blair High School against eight other schools and came through with a powerf...

Student athletes learn to juggle school, sports

Student athletes learn to juggle school, sports

Taylor Dawson

November 21, 2017


Filed under Sports features, Showcase, Sports

Balancing school work while being an athlete is not as easy as it seems in the movies. When you become an athlete, most of your free time suddenly disappears. “Soccer takes up a lot of time and by the time I get home, I still have to eat and take care of myself before starting the hours of homework...

Sports Wrap – Up November 6

Sports Wrap – Up November 6

Fiifi Cann

November 6, 2017


Filed under Winter, Sports

Cross Country The Watkins Mill boys cross country team had an adequate performance finishing 8th in the MPSSAA 3A West Region Cross Country Championships last Thursday, November 2. There were 12 schools in total to participate in this event, with Linganore High School winning the event. Senio...

Roles set to reverse tonight in annual powderpuff game

Roles set to reverse tonight in annual powderpuff game

Cameron Moore

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Girls, grab your cleats and boys, grab your pom poms because it's everyone's favorite time of the year: powderpuff time! The senior-sophomore versus junior-freshman game will be held today, November 13 at 3:30pm in the Wolverine Den. Seneca Valley High School will also be playing at the event in their...

Sports Wrap – Up October 17

Sports Wrap – Up October 17

Fiifi Cann

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys Cross Country Senior Tyrese Hibbert participated in the boys cross country 3A State Championship last Saturday, November 11 at Hereford High School in Parkton, MD. Hibbert represented the 'Rines with pride and passion as his successful high school boys cross country career comes to an end. Thoug...

Football falls to Falcons on military appreciation, breast cancer awareness night

Football falls to Falcons on military appreciation, breast cancer awareness night

Jamie Carmichael

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall

Watkins Mill football fell short to the Winters Mill Falcons Friday, October 6 with a score of 26-22 at the annual military appreciation night and pink out game. Prior to the game starting science teacher Matt Johnson called upon the crowd to honor those who have served our country being it was mili...

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