Track and field: Brown soars to school record

Mikhail Brown can fly. On May 26, the stellar sophomore proved it by becoming the first athlete in school history to jump six feet and four inches in the high jump. The Herculean feat couldn’t have come at a better time. Competing in the Maryland state championships at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Brown cleared…

Tennis: Brailovsky captures second tennis state title

They called it the greatest tennis match in years. Entering the Maryland high school tennis championships, junior singles player Joseph Brailovsky had crushed every opponent who he faced and proven that last year’s state title was no fluke. But in the final round of the mens’ singles tournament, Brailovsky was matched up against a worthy…

Best sports teams of the year

Twenty-one varsity sports teams compete in one of the three seasons. Most teams set their preseason expectations at the beginning of the season and then hope to match them, though some teams set relatively low expectations and then surpass them later in the playoffs. Here are the top five  sports teams from this school year:…

Strong regular seasons, rough post seasons

The spring sports season has come to an end, with lots of wins, and some tough losses. Here is a look at how each of the spring sports season ended: Boys’ lacrosse: On May 12, the Patriots traveled to play against Churchill, at Walter Johnson, in the second round of playoffs. The Patriots played tough,…

Caps disappoint again; fans left angry, frustrated

Ah, D.C. sports, never cease to amaze me. Year after year, teams from this city miss their conference championships by the smallest bit, which was exactly the case after the Washington Capitals’ second round loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on May 10. The Washington Capitals have done the most Washington Capitals thing they could have…