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Sports Wrap Up: January 23

Lucas Richards and Griffin Borman

January 23, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Wrestling Wrestling fought hard yesterday against Poolesville High School in tough match. The Rines’ are looking to come back harder today, January 23, against Kennedy High School to seek their first team win. “We need to improve on our finishing moves. We always start off strong and need...

Brothers Rush into varsity football program, make big impact

Brothers Rush into varsity football program, make big impact

Janice Asabere, Sports editior

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports features, Features, Sports

You may joke that your sport is your middle name, but these brothers actually have it as their last names. Junior Anthony and sophomore Demetrius Rush both have their names in the game, and they are living up to it. “The best part about playing with my brother is hearing our names on the announ...

Sports Wrap Up: January 10

Fiifi Cann, Kolawole Annikibi, and Griffin Borman

January 10, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Indoor Track  Watkins Mill High School had 2 students participate in the Kevin Dare Invitational at Penn State University last Saturday, January 6. Freshman Baeba Sayeh finished with a time of 7.48 seconds in the men varsity 60 meter dash prelims. His teammate, sophomore Vincent-David Okoli, finished ...

Sports Wrap Up: January 16

Jamie Carmichael, Genesis Jimenez, Griffin Borman, and Nana Tutu

January 16, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball Boys basketball had a very close loss against Rockville High School, Friday January 12. They lost to a final score of 37-34. “Even though we lost, the team came out, [and] played hard,” senior Markel Grant said. The team hopes to avenge their loss tonight at Poolesvill...

Sports Wrap Up: January 9

Lucas Richards, Nana Tutu, Griffin Borman, Genesis Jimenez, and Kolawole Annikibi

January 9, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Wrestling Wrestling fought hard against Wheaton High School after a loss to the Rockville Rams. They weren't able to pick up the win, but they look to bounce back and get their first team win, Wednesday, January 17 at home against the Poolesville Falcons.  “I think we need to focus more and make sure everyone is pa...

Grant brings success on football field, basketball court

Grant brings success on football field, basketball court

Janice Asabere

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports features, Sports

What do you get when you add 8 and 23? A superstar on two teams. Senior Markel Grant has been playing varsity football and basketball since he started at Watkins Mill High School as a freshman, so he knows a thing or two about succeeding. “Don’t focus on being the best in the school, focus on be...

Freshman Seda Tsarni conquers competition through repeated success on the mat

Freshman Seda Tsarni conquers competition through repeated success on the mat

Briana Pasion

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports features, Sports

“It’s hard to join wrestling in general, but as a girl, I had to work twice as hard to get respect on the mat,” freshman and two-time Maryland state wrestling champion Seda Tsarni said.  Tsnari is the only female on the Watkins Mill High School wrestling team. “I’ve had four matches last...

Sports Wrap Up: January 18

Lucas Richards and Griffin Borman

January 18, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Wrestling  Wrestling played strong during their tournament Friday, January 12 and Saturday, January 13, were they played different schools from all over Maryland. Rines’ gave their best effort, battling to win first place in their weight class. “We fought hard throughout the tournament, personally I tho...

Sports Wrap Up: January 3

Jamie Carmichael and Kolawole Akinnibi

January 3, 2018


Filed under Winter, Sports

Girls Basketball Girls basketball fell short to the Seneca Valley Eagles in a heartbreaking loss yesterday, January 2 by a score of 38-37. The Wolverines worked really hard during the game. Their defense was on point and the score was doing nothing but increasing. However, in the last nine second...

Sports Wrap Up: December 19

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

December 19, 2017


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys Basketball The ‘Rines boys basketball team were defeated by the Walter Johnson Wildcats on Monday December 18. This fall only motivates them for their next game against Einstein High School. “We need to be more disciplined as a team’ senior Liam Thomas said in hopes of improving as a ...

Sports Wrap-Up: December 18

Sports Wrap-Up: December 18

Taylor Dawson, Kola Akinnibi, and Nana Tutu

December 18, 2017


Filed under Winter, Sports

Boys  Varsity Basketball: The Watkins Mill boys basketball team toppled the Clarksburg Coyotes on Friday December 16. The ‘Rines keep their momentum after beating Thomas Johnson on Wednesday. In a huge Montgomery County rivalry, the ‘Rines silenced the Coyote howl, 67-53. The team got out to ...

Sports Wrap – Up December 14

Sports Wrap – Up December 14

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

December 14, 2017


Filed under 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...