The Observer

Baseball team hopes for grand slam season with new coach

Baseball team hopes for grand slam season with new coach

By Will Hyland and Max Kandel

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

CHS baseball struggled last year, finishing with a 10-10 record and a first round exit in the playoffs. However, with a new head coach and nearly all key contributors returning from last year’s team, there is hope for a successful year.   CHS has added new coach Pat Skellchock and will return with eigh...

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spring, Winter

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...

Underclassmen Bring New Life to Baseball Field

Underclassmen Bring New Life to Baseball Field

By Ethan S. Miller, Fact Checker

May 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

On varsity baseball, an influx of new, young players is not only propelling the team to a better future but is creating a new dynamic in the clubhouse. A third of the Bulldogs starting nine is made up of underclassmen, including starting left fielder, freshman Michael Janis, starting first baseman,...

Sports Commentary Should Not Just Be a Boys’ Club

Sports Commentary Should Not Just Be a Boys’ Club

By Maya Rosenberg, Public Relations Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Softball player and two time Olympic medalist Jessica Mendoza made sports journalism history Oct. 6 as she was the first woman to join national coverage of a Major League Baseball (MLB) post-season game. She also made headlines this year for being the first woman to join a national broadcast for regular...

Limitations on Off-season Coaching Unreasonable

Limitations on Off-season Coaching Unreasonable

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

September 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Championships are won in the offseason” is the classic sports mantra MCPS has decided to completely ignore, and even go so far as to work against. According to the MCPS website, it is against county policy for teams to compete, practice or even meet with their coaches beyond the designated season,...

CHS baseball gives their best effort on senior night

CHS baseball gives their best effort on senior night

By Jordan Janis, Senior Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

After a disappointing season with a record of 3-7, the CHS baseball team closes its season with fond memories of the past. The team played their final game at home May 5 against Wootton, ending with a final score of 2-12 in favor of Wootton.  Senior captains Jack Langerman, Jesse Katz, seniors Griffin...

Dugout construction won’t affect baseball season

Dugout construction won’t affect baseball season

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

If you have driven on Tuckerman Lane these past few months, you may have seen what looks like a major construction zone on the baseball field. But baseball season already started, so how could they be doing work on the field during the season? According to athletic director Scott Rivinius, complete...

Baseball team hosts fundraiser to raise awareness

Baseball team hosts fundraiser to raise awareness

By Michael Fox, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

According to pancreatic.org, about 46,420 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the U.S., and over 39,590 will die from the disease. Despite the tragic reality of this disease, the baseball team decided to help raise money and awareness for pancreatic cancer research. The team hosted...

Baseball works toward state championship title

Baseball works toward state championship title

By Emily Raab, Production Editor

May 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

The baseball team beat the B-CC Barons 5-4 in the 4A West semi-finals May 15. The Bulldogs had previously defeated the Whitman Vikings 10-8 in the second playoff game of the season, and the Kennedy Cavaliers 11-0 May 10 in a shutout game to begin the playoff season. With playoffs now underway, the tea...

Baseball eliminated by QO in extra innings

Baseball eliminated by QO in extra innings

By Ben Schick, Online Sports Editor

May 29, 2012


Filed under Sports

The baseball team lost a close game in the second round of the county playoffs May 15, losing 5-4 to Quince Orchard in extra innings. The Bulldogs took an early 4-0 lead in the third inning, but the Cougars came back and forced the game into extra innings. The Cougars scored the winning run off of a wi...

Baseball works to build team unity

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

May 2, 2012


Filed under Sports

The CHS baseball team beat undefeated Whitman 6-1 April 16, improving its record to 3-6. Whitman pitcher Michael Flack struck out CHS in the first inning, but the Bulldogs kept the intensity up throughout the whole game and scored four runs by the fourth inning. Senior captain pitcher Danny Weiss...

Baseball shows promise in first scrimmage win

Baseball shows promise in first scrimmage win

By By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

March 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

 The CHS baseball team looked strong, winning its first scrimmage 5-2 against Seneca Valley March 10.  The team has high hopes going into the 2012 season, as it is returning all but three players. Led by senior Kelby Spring, who was the starting pitcher, the team did a solid job pitching, allowing...

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