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Athlete of the Month: March 2017

Athlete of the Month: March 2017

Will Hyland, Sports Editor
June 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Nine years ago, junior Jack Taylor laced his skates for the very first time. Today, he is an assistant captain of CHS varsity I hockey, a three time state champion and among the leaders in points in the MSHL.   Taylor’s athletic ability, work ethic and leadership has helped to propel not o...

Boys Lacrosse Falls Short in State Championship

Boys Lacrosse Falls Short in State Championship

Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The CHS boys lacrosse team lost a heartbreaking state championship to Severna Park by a score of seven to six on May 24. The bigger stage at Stevenson University led to an epic 4A/3A state title game. The team battled the defending champs through all 60 minutes, giving up Severna Park’s go-ahead-go...

Athletic Teams Enjoy Sporting Apparel with New Logo

Athletic Teams Enjoy Sporting Apparel with New Logo

Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Winning is fun, but winning in style is even better. While athletes strive to look good on the field, their off-field apparel is just as important.   The recent re-design of the CHS bulldog logo has sparked a new wave of sportswear among the spring season teams.   “I love all o...

Athlete of the Month: April 2017

Athlete of the Month: April 2017

Will Hyland and Nathan Deychman
May 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

During her freshman year, Gwen Asbury was debating whether to do swim or indoor track as a winter sport. She decided on indoor track—and hasn’t looked back since.   Now a senior, Asbury has fully committed to running. After dropping field hockey her junior year to become a three-season r...

7 CHS Students Receive Honorable Mentions or Spots on Washington Post’s 2016-2017 Winter All Met List

7 CHS Students Receive Honorable Mentions or Spots on Washington Post’s 2016-2017 Winter All Met List

Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor
May 21, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Whether it's dribbling down the court, skating down the ice, or pinning an opponent to the ground, athletes always have same goal: to win.   This year, 7 CHS students have received honorable mentions or won spots on The Washington Post’s 2016-17 Winter All-Met list, a list of the area’...

Boys Lacrosse Update and Final Four Preview

Boys Lacrosse Update and Final Four Preview

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
May 18, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-6-5-18-17 Jake and Ethan discuss the Boys Lacrosse team's playoff run to the Final Four, interview starting defender Ian Rosenthal, and preview the team's final four matchup against Westminster this Saturday May 20 at 4pm. Then they debate over which sport...

New Football Offensive Coordinator

New Football Offensive Coordinator

Arielle Gordon and Emily Wang
May 17, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Former NFL lineman Chris Samuels was hired to be the new offensive coordinator for the CHS varsity football team March 31.   Samuels played offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins for 10 years and was the football head coach at Osborne High School in Virginia for the past two years. ...

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