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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...

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...

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...

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...

Poor weather rains on CHS Girls Varsity Soccer’s parade

Poor weather rains on CHS Girls Varsity Soccer’s parade

By Joe Raab, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall, Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The girls varsity soccer team was cruising through the season, until a few storms sent them hydroplaning into uncertainty. Recent and frequent storms have hindered the team’s smooth start of as many team activities have been cancelled, including a rivalry game against Wootton, which has been re...

CHS student athletes train over the summer

CHS student athletes train over the summer

By Kathy Hu, Advertising/Subscriptions Manager

June 8, 2018


Filed under Fall, Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Participating in school sports, although sometimes just an extracurricular, is a huge commitment, and one that can even begin over the summer. At CHS,  a total of 10 out of the 23 sports are fall sports. Almost all of the fall sports always begin their season in the summer with team training and ...

MCPS football programs take hit due to injuries

MCPS football programs take hit due to injuries

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

High school football is a staple of American culture. It is a classic way for teenagers to hang out together while cheering loud and proud for their football team and their school. This cultural mammoth has lived on to this day, but has recently experienced a drop-off in participation. Now, however,...

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spring, Winter

CHS wouldn’t be the same without students who try to cram as many sports as they can into their already-busy schedules. But how to appropriate their time isn’t the only factor playing into the decision to play multiple sports; students often pay the price.   For many aspiring athletes, there are many f...

Ice hockey glides through first games of season

Ice hockey glides through first games of season

By Will Hyland, Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

CHS Varsity I hockey have won not one, not two but three Maryland division and state titles over the past three seasons. This year, they are looking to add a fourth.   After winning a record setting third straight state championship, CHS is once again among the favorites to win the state c...

Boys soccer sectional final: B-CC 2, CHS 0

Boys soccer sectional final: B-CC 2, CHS 0

By Jake Herman, News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The CHS Boys Soccer team was upset by B-CC in the Sectional Finals Nov. 3 in a gritty 2-0 match.   During the regular season, the Bulldogs beat B-CC 2-1 after getting off to a fast start with two early goals. In the sectional finals, the script was flipped as the Barons converted an early corner...

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