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CHS athlete commits

CHS athlete commits

By Brittany Goodman, Features Editor

January 3, 2013


Filed under Observations

Congratulations to senior Jackie Bakos for committing to play tennis at the University Of Charleston, West Virginia. Bakos has been a member of the CHS tennis team since freshman year and currently plays doubles.  Congratulations to Bakos on becoming a Golden Eagle.

CHS athlete commits

CHS athlete commits

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

January 3, 2013


Filed under Observations

Congratulations to senior Alyssa Weiss for committing to play field hockey at Yale University next year. Weiss has been playing field hockey since she was in fourth grade, and she plays midfield. Congratulations to Weiss on becoming a Bulldog.

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Joe Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

 A hand contusion did not stop him. Neither did a dislocated finger. Or a high ankle sprain. Even a fractured vertebra in his back didn’t. On a fractured knee he won the state championship for discus in Spring 2011. And now, senior Nadim Elhage is finally healthy.  During the indoor track season, E...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor

February 21, 2012


Filed under Sports

  When senior Sarafina Arthur-Williams started playing basketball in the seventh grade, she would often cry or pretend to be injured just so her mom would let her skip practice. It is almost impossible to think that five years later, that same girl who once dreaded practice is one of the comma...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Matt Raab, Features Production Editor

December 20, 2011


Filed under Sports

      Senior Timothy Faerber was born clinically dead but was saved by the technology invented by a professor now teaching at the University of Michigan. Next fall he will attend the University of Michigan on a diving scholarship and hopes to meet the professor who created the technology that ...

CHS athlete commits

CHS athlete commits

By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

November 23, 2011


Filed under Observations

Congratulations to senior Sarafina Arthur- Williams for signing her letter of intent to play basketball for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has played basketball for eight years and has been on the CHS varsity girls basketball team all four years of high school.

CHS athlete commits

CHS athlete commits

By Yasmin Akbari, Observations Editor

November 23, 2011


Filed under Observations

Congratulations to senior Laila Judeh for verbally committing to play tennis at Cornell University next fall. Judeh began playing tennis at age 7, played for the CHS varsity team her junior year and currently trains in Virginia. Congratulations to senior Timmy Faerber for committing to dive...

CHS athletes commit

By Yasmin AkbarI Observations Editor and Emilie Plesset Online Opinions Editor

November 22, 2011


Filed under Uncategorized

  Congratulations to senior Laila Judeh for verbally committing to play tennis at Cornell University next fall. Judeh began playing tennis at age 7, played for the CHS varsity team her junior year and currently trains in Virginia. Congratulations to senior Timmy Faerber for committing to dive at the Univers...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

November 21, 2011


Filed under Sports

Freshman Lucy Srour joined the CHS cross country team three months ago, never expecting to be one of the team’s star runners. Srour started running competitively this year and remained undefeated against Maryland runners until she placed second by 2.7 seconds in the 4A West Regional Championship...

Athlete of the Month

By Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor

October 24, 2011


Filed under Sports

      With intensity, vigor and a will to win, senior Kristina Roberts adds so much more to her team than just the regular key traits necessary to be a successful field hockey goalie. She makes the team flow.   Roberts has been a goalie on the field hockey team since her sophomo...

Athlete of the Month

By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

September 28, 2011


Filed under Sports

  When envisioning a shark, among the first few adjectives that come to mind are predatory, brutal and ruthless. All of these traits are captured by senior linebacker Bret Sickels, which explains why many of his teammates refer to him by his nickname "The Land Shark." Sickels has started at linebacker o...

Athlete of the Month: Bradley Grossman

By Maddy Flax and Joel Denicoff, Sports Editors

May 24, 2011


Filed under Sports

Bradley Grossman showed up at CHS in a big way. No one knew what to expect from the senior Landon transfer, but it is certain that no one can be disappointed by his performance on the lacrosse field, as he has become one of the leaders of the team, not only through his coachability, but also with his ...

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