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Girls volleyball sets up for successful season

Girls volleyball sets up for successful season

By Vicky Gunawan, Photo Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The continuous hours of blocking, spiking and hitting, combined with team bonding, has pulled CHS’s girls volleyball team closer together.   After their 18-1 record during the season last year, they are trying new techniques to up their game and play to the best of their ability. With four mana...

MCPS Special Olympics team qualifies for nationals

MCPS Special Olympics team qualifies for nationals

By Eliza Asbury, Features Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

By winning the state championship, the Montgomery County High School Special Olympics basketball team scored their way to the national championship in Seattle this year.   Every four years, the nation holds a special olympics for athletes with disabilities. This year the Montgomery County co-ed ...

Athlete of the Month: October 2017

Athlete of the Month: October 2017

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Fall, Sports

The lone goal in a tight game against rival Walter Johnson High School. A goal to seal the victory against Wootton High School. A hat trick to lift the bulldogs past Kennedy High School. These are just a few of the examples of midfielder and senior captain Darius Siahpoosh’s impacts on the CHS boys soccer ...

CHS Athletic Program Welcomes New JV Girls Soccer Coach

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The Bulldog athletic program will welcome Monica Tarzy as the new head coach of the JV girls soccer team. Monica also happens to be third member of the Tarzy family to currently hold a coaching position at CHS. Her father, Arnold Tarzy, who is the head coach of the Boy’s Varsity soccer team, is en...

Football Looks to Improve 2017 Fall Season Record

Football Looks to Improve 2017 Fall Season Record

By Will Hyland, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

After a poor 2-8 record last season, CHS Football is hoping a year of experience for their top contributors will help lead to an improved season. With new faces such as former National Football League (NFL) head coach Willie Williams and offensive coordinator Chris Samuels being added to fold, there is ...

Girl’s Varsity Soccer Takes the Field with High Hopes for 2017 Season

Girl’s Varsity Soccer Takes the Field with High Hopes for 2017 Season

By Ethan S. Miller, Digital Media Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

After a heartbreaking finish in last year’s Regional Championship game and the departures of multiple Division One athletes, a new bulldogs team lead by a core group of seniors and young and emerging sophomores and juniors have come together with one goal in mind for this years team, the state cham...

Field Hockey Looks to Improve on Last Season, Bring Home State Title

Field Hockey Looks to Improve on Last Season, Bring Home State Title

By Maya Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

CHS’ Field Hockey team was undefeated in the 2016-2017 regular season, and lost only in the highest level of competition at last year’s state championships. They had a commanding season last year, and are looking to repeat their level of strength and skill.   This year’s team is strong both on and off...

Boy’s Soccer Looks to Build on Last Season’s Success

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

LAfter a devastating loss to Walter Johnson HS in the last year’s playoffs, the Boy’s Varsity soccer team is ready for a new season. The 2017-2018 team features a combination of talent from new additions and top contributors from last year, that will help further the team's chances at making it to ...

Athlete of the Month: March 2017

Athlete of the Month: March 2017

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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...

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