The Observer

Swim and dive team drowns private school record

Photo courtesy of Riley McGuire.

By Riley Hurr, Circulation Manager

March 13, 2018

For the past 17 years, the boys Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships (Metros), have been dominated by private schools. However, Feb. 9 and Feb. 10 changed that. The CHS boys swim and dive team made history at Metros as they finished with a score of 324.5 points, ...

Wrestling team pins down record-breaking season

Photo Courtesy of Michael Clark.

By Allison Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Churchill wrestling has maintained an outstanding record this season, with 17 wins and only two losses: to Damascus HS in a tri-meet and Urbana HS in State finals. However, that is not the most impressive part of their season.   Wrestling made history this year by being the first CHS wrestlin...

Athlete of the Month: March 2018

Photo Courtesy of Andrew Welch

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

His opponent is in his grasp. He goes for the pin. Five seconds pass and a victor is declared. That victor is senior wrestling captain Andrew Welch.   Varsity wrestling has once again put up an impressive season, boasting a 4A West Regional Championship win and finished the State finals in s...

Athlete of the Month: January 2018

Courtesy of Robert Rizzo

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

February 11, 2018

Seven years ago junior Robert Rizzo stepped on the diving board at Country Glen pool for the first time. Today he is a key contributor to the CHS swim and dive team and one of the best divers in the county.   This season, Rizzo has helped the CHS Swim and Dive team pick up wins against Walte...

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Rubino

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 10, 2018

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...

With new setup, CHS boy’s basketball shoots for success

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018

Dribbling, shooting and scoring: this combination of skills makes up only a mere half of a basketball player's mentality when playing basketball. With yet another year of rigorous competition, the CHS basketball team is preparing to utilize these simple skills, along with their knowledge of teamwork and...

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