Photo courtesy of Peter Tao.

Woodson Swim Dives into an Excellent Post Season Performance

Zainab Rentia, News Editor February 28, 2022

“SPLASH!” Their teammates roar in support as the swimmers enter the water. Apprehension turns to exhilaration as the Woodson Swim Team emerges from the water in first place, setting the tone for the...

The big air competition took place in week two. Photo courtesy Jae Hong/AP

Winter Olympics Finish In Beijing

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The Winter Games in Beijing finished this week, but not before leaving a mark on the world. Medals were awarded and records were broken. During the past two weeks athletes showed true sportsmanship, and...

Cross country skiing started in week one. Photo courtesy of Aaron Favila/AP

Winter Olympics 2022 Start Strong in Beijing

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor February 11, 2022

The Winter Olympics, a time where athletes showcase the best of the sporting world, with stories of grit, compassion and unimaginable feats of skill. Although this Olympics may be riddled with geo-political...

Regular Season Race. Photo Credit USA Cycling

Cyclocross Makes Winter Olympic Bid

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor January 31, 2022

Why is it that a bunch of cyclists on snow have a better chance of international sports glory than eSports and other contenders, trying to join the honorable ranks of Olympic events?  To understand...

Sliding into Winter, Teachers Favorite Sports

Sliding into Winter, Teachers’ Favorite Sports

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor November 30, 2021

Spanning 4,349 miles, and reaching a peak height of 22,838 the Andes mountains in Chile are ancient beasts. Speeding down one of the mountains on the chain, weaving in and out of trails comes a snowboarder....

Photo by Ted Plunket

Cross Country Continues a Dominant Season

Adia Elcock, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

 While running five miles a day, six days a week, through rugged trails and backroads may sound like an apocalyptic last resort to some,  Woodson has a group of students who relish it - the cross country...

Woodson vs Fairfax, hoto by Nico Marvin

Varsity Football Continues to Develop into the Season

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor October 28, 2021

Woodson’s varsity football program has recently been struggling in league play, going 0-6 in 2020, and 4-6 in 2019. Coach Maxwell Crush, in his third year coaching for Woodson, and his first as head...

Sophomores and Seniors Win Big At This Years Powerpuff Game

Sophomores and Seniors Win Big At This Year’s Powerpuff Game

Jada Bromberg, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

The week of Homecoming festivities was kicked off with the annual tradition of Powerpuff (formerly known as Powderpuff) games. The freshman and sophomore teams competed in the first game on October 11...

Data by US Figure Skating, USA National Karate-do Federation, and US Ski and Board. Graphic by Nico Marvin

Karate, Figure Skating, Skiing: Sports Outside FCPS

Reagan Dempster, Editor in Chief October 28, 2021

  Over the years Woodson’s athletic program has grown in both athlete participation and variety of sports offered. Many Woodson students' sport of choice is offered at Woodson. However, some...

Varsity Volleyball Begins Season Strong

Varsity Volleyball Begins Season Strong

Nico Marvin, Sports editor September 30, 2021

The bright lights shine on the wooden court in the Red Jenkins Gym as the Woodson varsity girls start their warm up at an afternoon practice.  This season, like the last, has been riddled with question...

KSI and Logan Paul face off, photo courtesy Tom Jacobs/Reuters

Should Internet Boxers be taken Seriously?

Adia Elcock, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

It’s a Sunday night at a sold-out Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Celebrities have flooded the venue awaiting a highly-anticipated Floyd Mayweather fight. Mayweather’s opponent, Youtuber...

Photo courtesy of Zoe Fenner

Woodson’s Newest Head Coaches

Zoe Fenner, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Fall sports at Woodson High School have begun, with new head coaches for Football in the fall and Girls Lacrosse in the spring. Maxwell Crush was an assistant coach for last year’s season and is...

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