Monday, November 26, 2012
West Potomac boys and girls basketball teams will take on Mount Vernon High School in a double header Tuesday.
The West Potomac High School girls and boys varsity basketball teams have been gearing up for their season opener against Mount Vernon High School. Last week, the athletes played multiple scrimmages against Wakefield High School and Robinson Secondary. The first game of the season will be a double header on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at West Potomac High School located at 6500 Quander Road at 5:45 p.m. The girls varsity team will also take on Herndon High School in a home game Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m., while the boys varsity team will play against the Hornets in an away game scheduled for the same day and time.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
'I have a lot of pent-up importance about myself as it relates to coaching and I'm going to take it out on your son. I think I am much better at it than I actually am.'
Sometimes life hands you a gift. My present arrived via email from my friend, Carol Hagen, who recently relocated from Northern Virginia to Charlottesville. Her subject line stated, “This was the first e-mail from Alex's new basketball coach — it's hilarious.” I replied back, “Not only is it hilarious, it’s my next column! I owe you one, and Coach Peter too.” So, without further ado, this might just be the best (and certainly most refreshing) introductory note ever written by a coach to his new team and it definitely sets the tone for a great season. I know which Charlottesville basketball team I’ll be rooting for this winter… Subject: VABA Warriors Blue 2013 Hello All, I am going to be the coach of your son’s basketball team this winter…
Saturday, February 12, 2011
The final game of regular season play highlighted seniors, as well as the West Potomac Dance Team.
A rough third quarter for the West Potomac girls basketball team against the T.C. Williams Titans sealed a 59-39 loss. Despite the Titans' formidable record, the Wolverines held their ground through the entire first half, trailing by no more than two points at the end of the first and second quarters. Sophomore shooting guard Lindsey Sawczuk had a dominating presence from the beginning and, with the help of senior small forward Ashley Battle, helped to keep the Wolverines right on par with the Titans. Titans Sade Barber, Rainie Summa and Brooke Ninman made a dangerous trio throughout the first half, but aggressive defense by Wolverine forward Resheika Gregory and Battle prevented the Titans normally tough offense from opening up their …
Friday, December 3, 2010
Defending Patriot District champions win high-profile inter-district game over Mount Vernon
The West Potomac Wolverines beat the Mount Vernon Majors Thursday night by a score of 72-57, jump starting their new season. Senior point guard Daryl Copeland and senior guard Jalen Dawson, co-captains of the Wolverines, dominated the game from the first basket down to the last second of the game. Copeland nailed a three-pointer for the first score of the evening and held control of the ball with Dawson for most of the game. Throughout the first quarter, Potomac got into foul trouble, particularly against Mount Vernon forward Logan Beougher and guard Kevin Pyles. Repeated fouls plagued the Wolverines, who continued to rack up basket after basket but fought to maintain the lead as a result of their penalties, taking a 16-14 lead into the …