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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...

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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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...

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