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Running up a bill: Tenley Tiger Run

By The Wilson Beacon | May 5, 2019 |

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

By The Wilson Beacon | May 5, 2019 |

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

By The Wilson Beacon | May 5, 2019 |

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

By The Wilson Beacon | May 5, 2019 |

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

By The Wilson Beacon | March 31, 2019 |

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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