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Athlete of the Month: May 2018

Athlete of the Month: May 2018

By Kyle Emery, Senior Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories

With an outstanding record and consistent performance unmatched by any other team at CHS, boys lacrosse has created quite a name for itself. The great success of this program is due in part to senior captain Reed Moshyedi.   Finishing up his final season with the Bulldogs, Moshyedi looks ...

Athlete of the Month: March 2018

Athlete of the Month: March 2018

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Winter

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

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...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Ethan C. Miller, Online Sports Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Waking up for a 5:30 am practice may seem extreme to most, but for swimmer and junior Sanjay Wijesekera, it’s merely his weekly preparation. After the boys swim team’s undefeated regular season and second place finish at the state championships last year, Wijesekera is poised to help the team ...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In the spring of eighth grade, junior Juliet Twomey picked up a field hockey stick for the first time. Three and a half years later, Twomey is CHS’s starting varsity goalie and a key player in the Bulldogs’ run to the state championship. “I knew I wanted to do a fall sport at CHS because...

Athlete of the Month- May 2016

Athlete of the Month- May 2016

By Kyle Emery, Sports Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls varsity lacrosse team won regionals this season with the help of senior captain Annie Moshyedi, who lead the team in overall points with 35 goals, 25 assists and 22 ground balls on the season, despite missing last season after tearing her ACL. “Annie provides leadership and is a great ...

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

For some, running is a chore. It’s just something you do to get into shape. For Mitchell Welter, it’s the opposite. From cross country in the fall to track in the winter and spring, Welter runs year round. Welter ran cross country and indoor track this year, and now is running outdoor track. ...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

When junior Zack Einhorn jumped into the water, CHS was in fourth place. This would not do, however, as the team needed to win as many events as possible to win the state championship. Einhorn swam hard, passing the swimmer from Walt Whitman, and then passing the swimmer from Richard Montgomery. He had...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As a humble athlete, junior and varsity girls basketball player Coco Kuchins prefers to let her game do the talking for her. The soft-spoken point guard is known for many things, including her scoring ability, intense defense and ability to control the tempo of a game. Kuchins has led the Bulldogs...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

November 24, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

2,875. This number represents the previous CHS career rushing yards record held by Mark Mason. This record stood for over 20 years until senior Andrew Zuckerman finished this football season with 1,863 yards, pushing his career total to 2,952. Zuckerman was a workhorse for the Bulldogs all year. Despite...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

He seems to be everywhere. You can find him breaking tackles on the football field or blowing past other sprinters on the track.S enior Marquette Lewis has had the goal of being a part of the top sprinters on the extremely talented CHS track team since the beginning of his career. “All four years...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Julia McDermott, Senior Editor

April 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sprinting past player after player, a blue and green jersey sporting the number 20 dodges and weaves through a wave of the opposing team’s attempts to steal the ball. Nearing the net, she pulls her stick back and launches a shot, scoring yet another goal for CHS lacrosse. Since her freshman year,...

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