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Woodgrove Varsity Cheer team warms up at Parkview with a mini pyramid for a competition. Photo provided by Lifetouch.

Athletic Superstitions At Play

Written by Vivien Wohlfeil February 28, 2024

You may have heard of Michael Jordan’s blue North Carolina basketball shorts, or of Patrick Mahomes’ magical pair of red underwear. Both are rumored to bring the athletes good luck in their sports,...

The swim team performing their pre-meet cheer during their first meet of the season. Photo provided by Tami Carlow.

Swim Team Bounces Back with Undefeated Season

Written by William Den Herder, Editor In Chief February 14, 2024

The Woodgrove swim team is on a hot streak. Under the coaching of Tami Carlow, Ben Piliere and assistant coach Sam McClellan, the team went 5-0 overall this season, defeating Tuscarora, Park View, Loudoun...

Senior Jack Hill makes a pass to a teammate against Broad Run. Photo provided by action.jackson.photo

A Fast Break for The Boys

Written by Ethan Tehan, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

Woodgrove’s men's basketball team has started off on fire this year with a 16-3 record. Their biggest winning streak is ten straight games for this year. With that great record the players and coaches...

Photo of Sadie Shores making a layup against Riverside on December 14, 2023. Photo provided by Katey Jackson.

The Journey to 1k

Written by Ethan Tehan, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

To get to one thousand points in high school basketball is truly an amazing accomplishment. That is exactly what Sadie Shores, Woodgrove Womens Varsity Basketball player, did this season. The journey to...

A Woodgrove player takes aim as he prepares to shoot a layup. Photo provided by Steve Prakope, Plaid Sheep Creative.

A Unified Rivalry

Written by Ali Elliott, Editor In Chief January 26, 2024

The annual Woodgrove vs. Loudoun Valley basketball double header had a new addition this year. A Unified Basketball game took place during the halftime of the Boys Varsity game on December 20th. The game...

The Woodgrove weight room the players use to workout in during the off-season. Photo provided by Ethan Tehan.

No Breaks

Written by Ethan Tehan, Staff Writer January 8, 2024

Football is one of the most electric sports to be played and watched for Americans. However, it ends very quickly and the fans have to wait another year for the game to come back. For the players though,...

Wolverines and Vikings: Bitter Rivals Turned Teammates

Wolverines and Vikings: Bitter Rivals Turned Teammates

Written by Morgan Carreiro and William Den Herder December 20, 2023

Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley High School are bitter rivals in all sports but one: ice hockey. Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley hockey combines players from both schools to create a team with a sufficient roster...

Photo of the girls varsity basketball team. Photo provided by Lifetouch.

Girls Basketball Goes For Gold

Written by Ethan Tehan, Staff Writer December 20, 2023

Last year the Woodgrove Varsity Girls Basketball team took off with a record of 22-4 going all the way to win the district championship and making their way to the regionals. With the senior, junior, and...

Photo of Woodgrove’s Boys Varsity Basketball team. Photo provided by Lifetouch.

Breaking Down Boys Basketball

Written by Claire Hudak, Online Editor December 20, 2023

Expectations are higher than ever for the Boys Varsity Basketball program at Woodgrove this season. Second-year Head Coach, Konstantine Papastergiou, also known as Coach K, has started to rebuild the boys...

Woodgrove Varsity Girls Basketball team (missing: Tabitha Miller). Photo provided by Madison Thurman.

Girls Basketball Rolls Through 4 Time State Champion, James Madison High School

Written by Ali Elliott, Editor In Chief December 8, 2023

When you think of legendary girls basketball programs in NOVA, three schools are at the top of the list. Robinson Secondary School, James Madison High School and Oakton High School. These three schools...

Woodgrove football before their game against Briar Woods on October 20, 2023. Photo provided by Sam Mesecar.

Football has Ended, but Basketball is Beginning

Written by John Hays, Editor In Chief November 21, 2023

After a devastating defeat on November 10th to the Loudoun County Captains, the Wolverine’s football season has come to an end. The final score of the game was 42-22 with electric plays from both sides...

Varsity Swim meet 2022 at Ida Lee Recreation Center.  Photo provided by Tami Carlow.

Diving into Woodgrove Swimming

Written by Morgan Carreiro, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

Woodgrove High School is home to a wide range of talented sports, one of these being the impressive swim team. Swimming is a sport that is not only fun, but very beneficial for your muscular fitness and...

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