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All WCHS sports should have a junior varsity team

All WCHS sports should have a junior varsity team

By Julia Lescht, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This year, WCHS swim and dive coach Christopher Tappis decided to add a junior varsity (JV) swim team. Traditionally, swim and dive was one of WCHS’ few sports that did not have both varsity and JV teams. This change should encourage the rest of WCHS athletics to add a JV team if their sport does not...

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

November 21, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Fall, Sports, Top Stories

Senior Jane Olcott led the varsity girls soccer team to a 10-4 record and to a MPSSAA sectional final by remaining focused and ready to tackle any challenges during the season. Olcott is the girls varsity soccer team captain and has already committed to Villanova University. Olcott started playing...

Hockey hopes to win fifth consecutive championship

Hockey hopes to win fifth consecutive championship

By Brandon Li, Copy Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Not one, not two, not three, but four state championship titles, back to back to back to back years. With the season already underway, WCHS varsity ice hockey looks to add one more title. After winning a record-setting four- straight Md. state championships, the team hopes to break their own record...

Field hockey secures regional championship

Field hockey secures regional championship

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

The WCHS field hockey team is off to a strong start, winning their first 11 games and advancing to the state semifinals for another four games. Despite losing six seniors this year, the team has come together and is looking to improve on last year’s playoff run. “Our biggest strength is our...

Students ride their way to equestrian success

Students ride their way to equestrian success

By Benjamin Pham, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager

November 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When people are asked to name a sport, they usually mention football, soccer, basketball or baseball; they are not wrong. However, what people forget to mention is horseback riding. For senior Courtney Stefan and junior Maddie Kupinsky, horseback riding is something they know like the back of their...

Girls cross county runs toward successful end to the season

Girls cross county runs toward successful end to the season

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

WCHS girls cross country is not only running the show; they’re also running their division, going undefeated this season. The team used a renewed focus and dedication to conquer the five-team division after not winning a division in three years. “We stayed focused during workouts and pushed...

Volleyball team comes together for playoff run

Volleyball team comes together for playoff run

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

The WCHS girls varsity volleyball team has played its way through the 2018-2019 regular season with a 5-6 record. Their record may not look pretty, but this WCHS team is as tough as they come and continues to play its hardest. “We are playing bigger and digging deeper than we ever have,” coach...

New CHS athlete commitments make CHS proud

New CHS athlete commitments make CHS proud

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The one thing on the mind of CHS students during the fall of their senior year is college applications: where to apply, when to apply, what you need for each school. For boys varsity football seniors Nick Wagman, Nick Smyth and Jack Butler, their application process for college is slightly differe...

March Madness

November 13, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

The March Madness season has come around once again. The first game of the competition will take place March 14. The first part of the process of the tournament is Selection Sunday. It determines which teams will get to participate. Then, they go through a series of games to try to knock the ot...

Bulldogs look to score a spot in Md. playoffs

Bulldogs look to score a spot in Md. playoffs

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

Varsity boys football has started this year off with a 5-1 record and has brought with its success a transformed sense of school spirit among CHS students. Former National Football League (NFL) players and current CHS head coach and offensive coordinator Willie Williams and Chris Samuels, respectively,...

Boys soccer shoots for playoff comeback this season

Boys soccer shoots for playoff comeback this season

By Julia Lescht, Online Editor-In-Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

Varsity boys soccer is in the middle of a competitive 2018 season, with eight wins, one tie and two losses. This is not the first year that the boys are making for a tough opponent on the field. Last season, they finished a strong regular season before losing in the sectional semi-final of the Maryland...

Athlete of the Month: October 2018

Athlete of the Month: October 2018

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories

The CHS Bulldogs have taken Montgomery County football by storm, trampling their competition each week with a potent offense and stifling defense. Their success is due in part to senior running back Patrick Richardson. Richardson has been playing football with CHS since he was a freshman on JV. Each...

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