The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

NFL Draft 2022

Written by Mason Vacca and Maddie Shea May 19, 2022

On February 8, 1936, the first NFL draft was held. There are many differences between past and present drafts. In the earlier drafts, not all the players that were drafted would go on to continue a career...

Steadman and her team celebrating her 1,000th point.

Woodgrove Senior Drops Over 1,000 Points During High School Basketball Career

Written by Ali Elliott and William Den Herder March 31, 2022

Senior Ashley Steadman scored her 1,000th point at Woodgrove High School on January 14th, 2022. She is one of only two girls to achieve this in Woodgrove’s twelve basketball seasons. Captain of the Girls...

Meet the Woodgrove Head Coaches

Written by William Den Herder March 31, 2022

Every year, hundreds of students at Woodgrove High School make the decision to play a sport for their school. Do you know who  you are going to show up and play for each day? Meet some of Woodgrove’s...

The three new Washington uniforms. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

There’s A New Football Name in Washington

Written by Mason Vacca March 28, 2022

On February 2nd, The Washington Football Organization officially changed their name to The Commanders. The announcement ends an eighteen month wait for the team's new name, following the dropping of the...

March Madness Court when Georgetown hosted #3 Xavier and #14 Georgia. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

History of March Madness

Written by Maddie Shea and Andrew Towe March 18, 2022

In 1939, the Oregon Ducks beat Ohio state 46-33 to win the first ever NCAA Men's District-1 Tournament. The first tournament was held in Evanston, Illinois. This started as a high school basketball tournament...

Jackson shows defensive skill against John Champe High School.
Photo Provided by Carlie Jackson.

Sports Beyond Woodgrove

Written by Maddie Shea and Mason Vacca March 16, 2022

For many athletes, playing their sport at the collegiate level is a dream; four of Woodgrove’s very own students made their dream a reality. These athletes have shown grit and determination throughout...

Woodgrove’s Favorite Ski Places

Written by Ali Elliott and Mia Helveston March 12, 2022

One of the most popular winter activities among Woodgrove students and staff is skiing. Seneca Sowers, a math teacher at Woodgrove High School, says that she enjoys skiing at a resort called The Wisp in...

Olympics Logo

The U.S Takes Home Gold

Written by William Den Herder and Anna Cristofano March 12, 2022

On February 4th, the Winter Olympics began in Beijing, China, where each country’s top athletes, including the United States, competed to win glory and fame for their homelands. History of the Games The...

Photo by Haley Oliver, Andreas Alexandrou sporting his curly mullet.

The Return of the Mullets

Written by Robbie Showers and William Den Herder January 25, 2022

Throughout the halls at Woodgrove, there has been an increased number of students sporting mullets. A mullet is a hairstyle featuring hair cut short in the front and sides, and long in the back. Mullets...

Winter Players to Watch

Winter Players to Watch

Written by Logan Johnson, Maddie Shea, and Mason Vacca January 24, 2022

Woodgrove Players to Watch athletes are nominated by coaches and chosen by peers, distributed in a poll through Dentime. Here are the winners!   Sophomore Colin Fuller comments on his upcoming...

 Senior Karl Vogelsang knocks down a free throw in the rival Woodgrove vs Loudoun Valley game. (Provided by Action Jackson Photos).

Surprising Sports Superstitions

Written by Maddie Shea and Maeve Bauer January 23, 2022

Various Woodgrove athletes share their pregame rituals that are student led and directed which shows what makes their individual team special.   Woodgrove Senior Hunter Pavolic shared the Woodgrove...

Woodgrove campus from a bird’s eye view.

Fall Sports Wrap-Up

Written by Maddie Shea and Hannah Rayburn November 12, 2021

Fall is coming to an end, and with it, fall sports. Athletes from every Woodgrove fall team reflect on the season and what the future holds.    Football  Senior Aidan Landis, varsity football...

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