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Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
March 26, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

  https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-5-3-26-17-lacrosse-vs-heights-recap-season-preview Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller recap Boys Lacrosse's home opener win vs. The Heights and preview the rest of the Bulldogs' season. Included: Interview with junior attackman Harrison Gerber Game...

CHS Varsity II Hockey Wins MSHL Academic Award

CHS Varsity II Hockey Wins MSHL Academic Award

Sara Heimlich, Features Editor
March 5, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Despite the tremendous time commitment and mental game that CHS hockey offers its players, the varsity II team has proved that not only could they fulfill all of the above, but they can do so while excelling academically as well. The Maryland Student Hockey League, the organization that runs CHS’s hoc...

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball OT Loss Recap

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball OT Loss Recap

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
March 1, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-4-3-1-17-recap-of-boys-basketball-round-2-ot-loss   Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller recap the boys' 65-62 OT loss at Whitman from Feb. 28 Included: 4th quarter and OT Key Plays Interview with senior fans Joel Goldstein and Viny Correa "The...

Dawg Pound Podcast: Girls Basketball Round 2 Playoff Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Girls Basketball Round 2 Playoff Preview

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
February 26, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-3-2-26-17-girls-bball-round-2-playoff-preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Bball First Round Recap

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Bball First Round Recap

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
February 25, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-2-2-25-17-boys-basketball-round-1-recap Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller recap Boys Basketball's round 1 win over WJ from Friday night. Included: Overall Recap Moments that Mattered Players of the Game  

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

Sophie Liss, Social Media Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Sports

Nine years ago, junior Jack Connolly became a wrestler, a long-standing tradition in the Connolly family. Today, he is ranked third in the Washington Post’s All-Met wrestling team for his weight class and recently won first place at the Jan. 23 Paint Branch tournament, in addition to being named the...

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball Round 1 Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball Round 1 Preview

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
February 22, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/dawg-pound-podcast-2-22-17 Click the link above to listen to Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller preview the Bulldogs upcoming playoff matchup against WJ this Friday, Feb. 24 at 5:30pm. Included: Keys to the Game Team Overviews Predictions Thank you...

Club Teams are Different Experience than School Sports

Club Teams are Different Experience than School Sports

Nathan Deychman, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2017
Filed under Sports

Richard Ying flies down the ice looking to make a play. He fires towards the goal and scores his eleventh goal of the season. Ying, a versatile contributor to the CHS Varsity I hockey team as a senior, is in his first season playing for CHS in over two years due to club team obligations, and it has been...

Wrestling Team Sets CHS All-Time Record

Wrestling Team Sets CHS All-Time Record

Ethan C. Miller, Online Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The CHS varsity wrestling team is making history this season after starting the year with a 16 match winning streak, a CHS record. The team has enjoyed an outstanding season thus far, with 13 wins and two losses in county play as of Feb. 9. Their only losses came on Jan. 24 and Feb. 8, both against...

Coaching Continuity Strengthens CHS Teams

Coaching Continuity Strengthens CHS Teams

Will Hyland, Production Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

With a combined 12 titles over the past decade, the CHS ice hockey, girls soccer and boys lacrosse teams have been three of the most successful teams at CHS. The reason for the success, however, isn’t entirely due to an overflow in all-met talent. All three teams have found success through lack...

CHS Indoor Track Runners Qualify for State Championship

CHS Indoor Track Runners Qualify for State Championship

Sophie Liss, Social Media Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

On Feb. 9, the CHS indoor track team competed in regionals for a chance to qualify for state championships, which will take place Feb. 21. An astonishing 11 CHS indoor track athletes made it to the state championship for their respective events, including both the boys and girls 4x800m relays. ...

CHS Athletics Receives Fall Sportsmanship Awards

CHS Athletics Receives Fall Sportsmanship Awards

Will Hyland, Production Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Fall CHS sports teams found success on the field, while also playing fairly this past season. A record nine CHS teams: girls soccer, boys soccer, football, field hockey, girls volleyball, team handball, cross country, girls tennis and golf, were awarded Fall Sportsmanship awards for their fair pl...