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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...

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...

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