The Observer

Baseball team’s rocky season comes to a close

By By: David Wilson: Sports Writer

June 1, 2009

After a wild first round of the playoffs, the baseball team fell to Blake May 12 by a score of 7-1. The second round also had its share of oddities-the game was postponed in the middle of the fourth inning May 11 and bumped back a day with CHS already trailing 7-0. The baseball team found itself in...

Track and Field to send 18 athletes to 4A state meet

By By: Joe Haynes: Sports Production Editor

June 1, 2009

The CHS track team made an impressive showing at the regional meet May 13-14 with the boys and girls finishing third and first respectively. Thanks to thier performances in the regional championships, the girls sent seniors Jenna Hawk, Amirah Polite and Annie Wolf, juniors Maryam Fikri, Alex Giedd,...

Co-ed volleyball suffers early postseason exit

By Matthew Brothers:Staff Writer

May 29, 2009

The co-ed volleyball team’s playoff run was cut short by a 3-0 loss to undefeated Sherwood May 8 in the quarterfinals. The Bulldogs ended the regular season with an 8-3 record and had plenty of momentum going into the playoffs thanks to good performances by everyone on the team down the stretch.  “The...

Volleyball falls short of playoff hopes

By Donald Kim: staff writer

May 29, 2009

The young, inexperienced boys volleyball team endured a tough season, tallying a 2-11 record and failing to make the playoffs. With only two upperclassmen, senior captain Stephen Eng and junior Geoffrey Wang, to provide leadership, the team suffered from lack of leadership on and off the court. After...

Boys tennis takes home county title

By Jillan Postal:Online Sports Editor

Jenna Cantor: Public Relations

May 28, 2009

The boys tennis team went in to the county tournament with a large order to fill. They had to go through Whitman, who beat them during the regular season, and Wootton who took the Bulldogs down to the wire earlier this year. Senior captain Felix Sun defeated Whitman’s number one singles player in...

Athlete of the Month: Alex Goodman

By Camille Bachrach: Online Opinions Editor

Paige Gross: Online Features Editor

May 28, 2009

When senior Alex Goodman steps into the batter’s box, it’s only him, his bat and the pitcher. No worries about tests, colleges or coaching drama. Just a nice, easy swing of the bat. For 13 years Goodman has been playing baseball and loving every second of it, especially this season, during which he...

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