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Woodson Varsity Gymnastics Springs into Season

Woodson Varsity Gymnastics Springs into Season

Zoe Fenner and Annabella Agosto December 16, 2021

For most people, the physical and mental efforts required to succeed as a gymnast are unthinkable. On the Woodson gymnastics team, the hours of rigorous practices, the daunting skills, and the physical...

Woodson Ice Hockey Club Laces up to the Challenge

Woodson Ice Hockey Club Laces up to the Challenge

Adia Elcock and Cavan Griffin December 16, 2021

Woodson Ice Hockey has been playing in the Capital Scholastic Hockey League (CSHL) since its inception in 2015. Led by team captains Sean Hanson, Thomas Houttekier, Ryan Depriest, and coached by Scott...

Athletes Share Their Favorite Cross Training Methods

Athletes Share Their Favorite Cross Training Methods

Jada Bromberg and Zainab Rentia December 14, 2021

The sounds of sneakers squeaking against the floor and the whining of the running machines fill the air. The stomping of dozens of pairs of feet provides a rhythmic background to the bustle of the gym....

Woodson Basketball Season Tips Off

Woodson Basketball Season Tips Off

Zoe Fenner, Sports Editor November 30, 2021

New and returning Woodson Basketball players took onto the court strong for tryouts that began on November 8. Senior Andre Pacheco, captain and point guard for the Woodson Boys Varsity Basketball team...

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....

Preview of the Winter Sports Season

Preview of the Winter Sports Season

Kara Lynch and Jessica Lin November 30, 2021

Many people think about fall as a time to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, and nice weather. For others, it is time to get back into sports. However, Swim and Dive, Indoor Track, Girls Basketball, and...

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...

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