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Senior vs. Faculty Sports Night: A Night of Competition, Glory, and Chaos

James Steigerwald, Writer February 6, 2022

The seniors versus the faculty. One night of sports. Let me tell you how it all went down.  It all took place in the south gym. On one side sat the teachers, and on the opposite side, the seniors....

Bowling a strike!
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Underappreciated Sports at Whitman

Skarlet Bueso, Writer November 17, 2021

Want to know more about the underrated sports at Whitman? Well, you came to the right place! Whitman offers many popular sports like football and volleyball. But have you ever heard of the bowling or fencing...

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A Reflection on the Bowling Season

Abigail Tavera, Editor May 3, 2021

If you go to Walt Whitman High School, you would know that the bowling team was on the announcements non-stop during this past January and February. Between their many wins and records broken, it seems...

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Sports During COVID-19

Abigail Tavera, Editor December 2, 2020

How are athletes and coaches dealing with new practicing regulations and what are the new changes to come as the winter season approaches? The cancellation of sports due to COVID-19 was devastating news...

Super Bowl LI Goes Down In History as An Exciting Battle for Victory

Super Bowl LI Goes Down In History as An Exciting Battle for Victory

Megan Neuman, Sports Editor March 5, 2017

The NFL hosted its 51st Super Bowl, in which the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots fought for the champion title at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game was one of the NFL’s most exciting;...

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Shannon McHale , Co-Editor in Chief January 9, 2017

On Monday November 21st, Whitman seniors faced off against their teachers in a series of intense and physical games. Volleyball, dodgeball, musical chairs, tug-of-war, basketball, and mission impossible...

Seniors Akeem Harris (16) and Blake Aronson (15) at midline kicking off after William Floyd scores there only goal of the game to make it 3-1.

Will Boys’ Varsity Soccer return to the State Finals?

Joie Tortorice, Sports Writer November 6, 2016
The boys’ varsity soccer team ended their regular league play with a record of 10-4-0. Despite losing key players from last season, they have shown they are a major threat to opposing teams this year.
Whitman Volleyball Ready for Playoffs

Whitman Volleyball Ready for Playoffs

Nick Miata, Sports Writer November 6, 2016
With a 6-6 record, the boys’ team has had plenty of highlights this season. Under the coaching of Michael Patto, the team has battled against some of the best teams on the Island and is still in the playoffs hunt with just a few games left to be played.
GVS Moves Past the First Round of Playoffs

GVS Moves Past the First Round of Playoffs

Shannon McHale, Co-Editor in Chief November 6, 2016
Walt Whitman’s Girls Varsity Soccer team came out on top last Friday against Smithtown East. The Wildcats, ranked 16th, defeated Smithtown (including coach’s daughter), ranked 17th, when lead scorer, Rebecca DeWitt #10, crashed one into Smithtown's goal with only 8 minutes remaining. From there, the Wildcats held their opponents, ending the game 1-0.
A “Heads Up” Against Concussions

A “Heads Up” Against Concussions

Ilana Desmond, Sports Editor December 1, 2015

With new studies showing up to 3,800,000 concussions per year, it is becoming more and more necessary for athletes to be aware of the growing problem.  High school athletes in particular are at risk for...

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