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Redskins Season Preview

Redskins Season Preview

September 21, 2014

ASA CANTY, CONTRIBUTOR Summer in DC can be unbearably hot and uncomfortable. Thousands of residents spurn the city for vacations, leading to the couple of weeks as July ends and August begins where the streets look empty and those still in town have the look of exhaustion pronounced on their face...

Wilson Ultimate Frisbee Players Named Members of Md. All-State Team

Wilson Ultimate Frisbee Players Named Members of Md. All-State Team

September 19, 2014

BY HENRY SHULDINER, SPORTS EDITOR Only in its third year, the Wilson Ultimate Frisbee team has already received some impressive accolades and awards, and is becoming a serious contender against teams that have been around much longer. Last week, USA Ultimate, the governing body for Ultimate...

Mo’ne Davis is Better Than the Boys

Mo’ne Davis is Better Than the Boys

August 28, 2014

ERIN DOHERTY, CO-SPORTS EDITOR Move over Nationals, Mo’ne Davis has hit the sports spotlight. The 13-year-old phenom from Philadelphia has made quite a name for herself in the past couple of weeks. Within the last week, Davis has made the cover of Sports Illustrated, been the first girl to pitch a...

Pre-season Photos

Pre-season Photos

August 25, 2014

Wilson teams get ready for the fall season

Wilson Lacrosse Emerges in Championship Victory

Wilson Lacrosse Emerges in Championship Victory

June 6, 2014

BY BEN KOSTYACK, STAFF WRITER  In its fifth year, the Wilson boys lacrosse program is starting to be recognized as a solid local team. The tigers proved to be worthy of attention after crushing St. Anselm’s 9-3 in the inaugural season of the Washington Interscholastic Lacrosse League (WILL). The league...

Wizards Pull Off an Exciting Season

Wizards Pull Off an Exciting Season

June 2, 2014

BY ASA CANTY, CONTRIBUTOR. The last time that my Wizards felt like our Wizards was in 2008, as April turned to May and my fifth-grade class prepared for elementary school graduation. The Wizards were playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs for the third year in a row and were...

Post Article Has It Wrong on DCPS Sports

Post Article Has It Wrong on DCPS Sports

May 27, 2014

ALEX CONTE, CONTRIBUTOR Last month, the Washington Post Magazine ran an article titled “When Winning is Losing,” by Dave McKenna. In this article, McKenna used the Wilson baseball program’s 21- year DCIAA championship title streak to highlight disparities in DCPS athletics and youth baseball in...

Roosevelt Trumps Wilson in Late Thriller

Roosevelt Trumps Wilson in Late Thriller

February 4, 2014

BY: BEN GUTMAN, STAFF WRITER Photo by Joey Keegan The Tigers came into their most challenging home game of the season thus far with the enthusiasm of a team that is in desperate need of a big win. On January 17, Wilson (9-7 overall, 5-3 in conference play) came head to head with league rival and he...

Winter Sports Schedules

Winter Sports Schedules

December 12, 2013

PHOTO BY: JOEY KEEGAN VARSITY BASKETBALL Date Time Opponent Location 12/16 8:00 Ballou Ballou 12/18 8:00 Eastern Home 12/20 8:00 Anacostia Anacostia 12/26 5:30 Campbell Holiday Classic Smyrna, Ge...

Road to the Championship

Road to the Championship

November 24, 2013

Photo by: Cory F Royster Photography BY: BEN KOSTYACK, STAFF WRITER The Wilson football team prepares to face H.D. Woodson in this year’s annual Turkey Bowl, memories of last year’s controversy are still hanging around. Last season Wilson had an ineligible player and was unable to compete in...

Athlete of the Month- Scot Beumel

Athlete of the Month- Scot Beumel

September 26, 2013

BEN GUTMAN, STAFF WRITER:  Ever since Wilson’s questionable disqualification from last year’s DCIAA football championship, veteran senior quarterback Scot Beumel has had a chip on his shoulder. After leading the Tigers to an impressive 8-3 regular season record last year, including a 7-1 recor...

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