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Sports Wrap Up: February 23

Griffin Borman, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball The boys basketball team lost their final game this past Friday, February 23 against the Blake Bengals by a final score of 57-50. "We had a hard time putting the ball in the bucket, so it's a make or miss game, and they did better than we did," said coach Richard Riley. The 'R...

Sports Wrap Up: Indoor Track

Hezekiah Likekele

February 22, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Watkins Mill Wolverines indoor track season is coming to a close with an amazing finish to the season at the 3A state championship on February 20. The boys 4x2 placed 2nd overall in the state missing first by just a split of a second. The girls 4x2 placed 2nd overall in the state. Our very own ju...

Sports Wrap Up: February 21

Griffin Borman and Jamie Carmichael

February 21, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball The boys basketball team lost their final regular season game against Quince Orchard Cougars this past Friday, February 16 by final score of 59 to 48. "We fought really hard, but their were a lot of battles here and there that we lost towards the end," said junior Papito Kalabu. ...

‘Rines spring sports prepare for competitive seasons, look to grow as student-athletes

‘Rines spring sports prepare for competitive seasons, look to grow as student-athletes

Wahelah Butler, Jovani Rivas, and Brandon Smith

February 27, 2018


Filed under Sports features, Sports

High school athletes may not get to train for the spring season in Florida like the pros do, but Watkins Mill High School’s spring athletes aren’t letting the cold weather stop them from getting ready. Returning track and field junior Jada Sobratti has been preparing herself since November and rec...

Sports Wrap Up: February 15

Sports Wrap Up: February 15

Griffin Borman and Taylor Dawson

February 15, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball The boys basketball team lost last Tuesday, February 13 against Wheaton High School by a final score of 68 to 58 on senior night here at the Mill. "It was a good game till like five minutes into the fourth quarter, and [Wheaton] just made a bunch of three pointers, and we couldn't ...

Sports Wrap Up: February 12

Griffin Borman and Jamie Carmichael

February 12, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball Boys basketball won in extraordinary fashion this past Friday, February 9 against the Clarksburg Coyotes. The win is partially credited to senior Jaime Castillo, as he was able to hit a crazy buzzer beater shot to win the game in overtime and bring the game to a final score of 61-60. ...

Sports Wrap Up: February 8

Jamie Carmichael and Griffin Borman

February 8, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Swim and Dive The Wolverine's swim and dive team performed well in their divisional meet last Saturday, February 3. Many of the teams members have decreased their time like junior Jubilee Robinson. Robinson has taken 11 seconds off of her individual medley race and is one of the many team members com...

Poms team wraps up season with commendable effort at county competition

Poms team wraps up season with commendable effort at county competition

Kola Akinnibi and Hezekiah Likekele

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Watkins Mill High School poms concluded their season Saturday, February 3 at the Montgomery County Public School poms county competition at Blair High School. The girls placed fourth out of nine teams at the competition, despite there being problems with the music at Blair. The season for the g...

Sports Wrap Up: February 5

Griffin Borman and Nana Tutu

February 5, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball The boys basketball team lost this past Friday, February 2, to the Kennedy Cavilers by a final score of 62-38. "The game didn't go as we expected it to go, but we did see some improvement as a team," said senior Eric Polea. The 'Rines look to bounce back on Tuesday, February 6th ag...

Bocce wraps up productive 2017-18 season, sets goals for next year

Destiny Tiburcio, Associate Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

The Watkins Mill varsity coed bocce team ended their season with a 2-4 record and is prepared to improve their performance for next season with more consistent practices and recruitment of new players. Bocce is played with a set of balls that correspond to each team, along with a smaller ball, call...

Sports Wrap Up: February 1

Hezekiah Likekele and Griffin Borman

February 1, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Indoor Track The Wolverines Indoor Track season had a lot of individual accomplishments and success to bring back home from the Montgomery County meet last Tuesday, January 30. The boys and girls raced well against the rest of the county placing second in the boys 4x2, third in the 4x4, and third o...

Sports Wrap Up: January 24

Taylor Dawson and Griffin Borman

January 24, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls Basketball Girls basketball came up with a win against the Magruder Colonels yesterday, January 23, with a score of 52-40. The Wolverines are proud to say that they improved on their communication, ball movement, and working as a team, but hope to improve on being more aggressive and penetrat...