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Girls Varsity Soccer Wears Pink Jerseys to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Girls Varsity Soccer Wears Pink Jerseys to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Rina Torchinsky, Reporter
October 22, 2015
Filed under Sports

Sporting their watermelon pink jerseys, the CESJDS girls varsity soccer team shut out the Washington Waldorf School with a score of 6-0 on Thursday Oct. 22. Dressed in a pink polo shirt with a breast cancer ribbon embroidered on the front pocket, girls varsity soccer coach Jay Matula blended right...

JDS Welcomes Varsity Swim Team to the Winter Athletic Season

JDS Welcomes Varsity Swim Team to the Winter Athletic Season

Rina Torchinsky, Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

The JDS varsity swim team is making a splash as it is introduced to the pool of available winter sports. Director of Athletic and Summer Programs Michael Riley reported that 16 students have already signed up to participate, and around 10 more have demonstrated interest in joining the team as well....

Girls Varsity Volleyball Defeated Oakcrest In Three Consecutive Sets

Girls Varsity Volleyball Defeated Oakcrest In Three Consecutive Sets

Rina Torchinsky, Reporter
October 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team defeated the Oakcrest Chargers on Thursday and now holds a two game winning streak. While the game was delayed about 15 minutes, and there were only 11 spectators in the stands, the team was ready to play. The game was only three sets long and the Lions won them...

Going the Distance in the Face of Adversity

Going the Distance in the Face of Adversity

Isaac Silber, Reporter
October 8, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With Hurricane Joaquin looming, cross country practice was canceled on Oct. 1 because of the heavy rain. Instead of taking the day off, sophomore Daniel Weiss took the opportunity to run 12 miles home from school to his house in Northwest Washington. Although now, going on long runs is nothing unusual...

Community Disappointed With The Nationals

Community Disappointed With The Nationals

Bennett Bramson
September 30, 2015
Filed under Keep Up With the Nationals, Showcase, Sports

September coming to an end and October approaching means only one thing for baseball fans: playoffs. Although many Washington Nationals fans were hopeful that this season would yield a World Series championship for their home team, that hope was crushed on September 26th when the New York Mets beat the...

Field Defeats JDS Boys Varsity Soccer 1-0

Field Defeats JDS Boys Varsity Soccer 1-0

Gabe Krantz
September 29, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Boys Varsity soccer team’s losing streak continued Thursday as they were defeated 1-0 by The Field School. The Lions could not seem to get past Field goalie Jake Shoyer, a former JDS student, whose many impressive saves were key to the shutout. This was Shoyer’s first game back at JDS since...

Girls Varsity Soccer Falls Short in Loss to WIS

Girls Varsity Soccer Falls Short in Loss to WIS

Isaac Silber, Reporter
September 22, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Losing 4-1 at halftime, the girls varsity soccer team looked dead in the water against the Washington International School, but a valiant second half effort fell just short in a 4-3 loss to their arch-rivals. The girls went down early after two goals from WIS in the opening minutes, but showed...

Girls Varsity Volleyball is Hopeful for Upcoming Season

Girls Varsity Volleyball is Hopeful for Upcoming Season

Bennett Bramson, Reporter
September 17, 2015
Filed under Sports

On Tuesday September 8, the girls varsity volleyball team started off a new year of Lions’ sports when they took to the court against Grace Brethren. The Lions started out well and dealt with the Grace Brethren team by going out to a quick two sets to none lead. Things got closer in the third set,...

CESJDS Falls to Sandy Spring in the Varsity Baseball Championship

CESJDS Falls to Sandy Spring in the Varsity Baseball Championship

May 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

In a season full of comebacks, the Lions could not deliver one when they needed it most, as Boys Varsity Baseball fell to Sandy Spring by a score of 4-0 in the PVAC championship game earlier today. However, the game was closer than the final score indicates, as JDS had runners on base throughout the...

Washington Nationals Season Preview

Washington Nationals Season Preview

Isaac Silber, Reporter
April 6, 2015
Filed under Keep Up With the Nationals, Sports

The Washington Nationals have a very promising season ahead of them. Fresh off a 96 win season in 2014, the reigning National League East Champions seem poised for a deep run in the playoffs. The Nats have an even more potent roster than last year because of their $210 million investment in one of the...

Grace Brethren defeats CESJDS in the Boys JV Basketball Championship

Grace Brethren defeats CESJDS in the Boys JV Basketball Championship

Ari Feuer, Reporter
March 9, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Grace Brethren Christian School’s JV boy’s basketball team won the PVAC JV Basketball Championship, Monday, in a 55-35 rout over CESJDS at St. Anselm’s Abbey School. The game, which was delayed almost two weeks by multiple snow days, matched up two teams that did well during the PVAC...