Athlete of the Month: Collin Bosley-Smith

As many tigers know, Collin Bosley-Smith has been a standout junior pitcher for the baseball team this season. As a three-year letterwinner at Wilson, Bosley-Smith won the Gatorade DC State Player of the Year award after leading the Tigers to back-to-back DCSAA state championship appearances. Bosley-Smith en…READ MORE

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Wilson tennis hopes to serve up wins

When asked to think of a team sport, tennis usually isn’t the first thing to pop into your mind. But here at Wilson, our tennis team is striving to become one of DC’s top programs. Coached by Christine Dooley, who played tennis in high school and currently plays on an adult team, Wilson tennis st…

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Running up a bill: Tenley Tiger Run

When the azaleas and cherry blossoms start to bloom, Tiger faithful know that the Tenley Tiger Run is around the corner. This year, the run boasted a new a high in participation, clocking in at 536 runners. Their profit, however, is expected to be $12,000—$3,000 less than expected due to DC Governm…READ MORE

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Attagirl: Paloma Benach steps up to the plate

Freshman Paloma Benach is just like any other member of the Wilson boys JV baseball team, except for one thing: she’s not a boy. Benach started playing little league baseball when she was six years old, and quickly fell in love with the sport. When she was in seventh grade, she made Moose, the tra…READ…

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The hidden beauty of DCPS baseball

When I broke my wrist during the Jelleff basketball championship in early March, there were a number of thoughts racing through my head: (1) I don’t think I’ve ever jumped that high before, (2) I hope we don’t lose this game, (3) I shouldn’t care this much about rec basketball, and (4) I might…READ MORE

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AOTM: Autumn Young

When senior Autumn Young laced up her shoes for her first Wilson track practice, she had no idea what she was getting into. “My first time coming to Wilson track practice I threw up,” Young said. Despite this unfortunate beginning, Young decided to stick with it. And that decision has certainly pai…READ MORE

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Who’s in those shoes? Chad Rockingham

A typical pregame football routine might include stretching, hype music, a last-minute film review, a special meal, or a senseless superstition. For junior defensive back and wide receiver Chad Rockingham, preparation for an upcoming game includes one extra procedure: deciding which shoes to flex. There…READ MORE

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#RUNTHISTOWN follows Wilson basketball’s rise

The boys varsity basketball team is coming off one of its best seasons yet, playing among the top teams in the country and making it to both the DCIAA and DCSAA championship games. Their performances on the court made this season unforgettable. Now, there’s a way to relive their action-packed season….READ MORE

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Kicking with Reese Hinkle

Football fans continually watch professional kickers sink 50-yard field goals like it’s nothing. Reese Hinkle, Wilson’s all-state kicker, has made field goals of up to 44 yards in-game and 57 yards in practice. I wanted to find out how skilled these athletes actually are, so I took to the turf with…READ MORE

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AOTM – Adam Friedman

Beacon fanatics may recognize Adam Friedman as the top-ranked chess player in DC. Surprised as you may be, Friedman is also one of the District’s top wrestlers. “Wrestling is a great sport; it makes you tougher and helps you learn a lot of lessons about life. When you go to practice six times…READ MORE

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