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Spirit win 2021 NWSL Championship

Spirit win 2021 NWSL Championship

Sophia Hosford November 21, 2021

Before a record-setting 10,360 fans, the Washington Spirit claimed its first ever NWSL championship title with a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars.  After a tumultuous season off the pitch following...

Volleyball captures DCSAA title over GDS

Volleyball captures DCSAA title over GDS

Sophia Hosford November 21, 2021

Wilson volleyball finished its dominant season with an enthralling victory over the Georgetown Day School (GDS) Hoppers in the state championship match on November 12.  After 22 years as head coach,...

Student-athletes respond to vaccine requirement

Emily Mulderig and Charlotte Guy November 12, 2021

In accordance with a DC mayoral mandate, Wilson student-athletes were required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1 to continue participating in sports. For vaccinated student-athletes,...

Girls soccer advances in DCSAA championship, boys team eliminated

Girls soccer advances in DCSAA championship, boys team eliminated

Marco Squitieri November 12, 2021

The varsity boys and girls soccer teams received opposite results in DCSAA quarterfinal playoff games on Wednesday, as the girls defeated Washington Latin 3-0 and the boys fell to Gonzaga 3-0. The girls’...

The NWSL is in the news, but for all the wrong reasons

The NWSL is in the news, but for all the wrong reasons

Natalie Gordon and Sophia Hosford November 8, 2021

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) has finally caught the attention of national news outlets. But it’s not for the action taking place on the field, instead it’s allegations of sexual coercion,...

Powderpuff makes a spirited return

Powderpuff makes a spirited return

Marco Squitieri November 8, 2021

After a tense 50 minutes full of impressive plays, bruised egos, and boys in sports bras, Powderpuff made its triumphant return after a year off.  The seniors pulled out a close 26-20 victory, with...

Freshmen athletes on adjusting to high school level

Lila Chesser November 8, 2021

The year in which students transition from middle school to high school is often a pivotal point in their lives. Multitasking increases as students adopt new extracurricular activities and the rigor of...

Climbing team reaches new heights

Climbing team reaches new heights

Hadley Carr and Margot Nissen November 8, 2021

 “It was literally three dudes,” said senior Gabe Loscalzo.  Loscalzo is one of the leaders of Wilson’s climbing club, along with fellow senior Kai Christie. The two first joined the club when...

Athlete of the month: Summer Campbell

Athlete of the month: Summer Campbell

Leah Zerwitz November 8, 2021

Summer Campbell, senior and captain of the girls volleyball team, has been a key component of the team’s success this fall.  So far this season, Campbell is leading the team in both kills and blocks,...

Tigers commit to collegiate sports

Tigers commit to collegiate sports

Lucy Harllee October 11, 2021

Three student-athletes standouts from the class of 2022 recently committed to colleges for their respective sports: Kai Leckszas for baseball, Andrew Hohlt for rowing, and Are’wynn Black for soccer....

Fall sports season updates

Fall sports season updates

Marco Squitieri October 11, 2021

Boys Soccer The varsity boys soccer team’s season began with a tough test in the form of a home game against St. John’s. Despite playing a more competitive game than the 3-0 final score would indicate,...

Washington Football Team falters; Nats face long road ahead

Washington Football Team falters; Nats face long road ahead

Marco Squitieri October 1, 2021

As the Washington Football team’s season begins and the Nationals season ends, the two DC sports teams sit in wildly different places as their directions diverge. The Washington Football team came...

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