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Although many staple ballpark traditions arent taking place anymore due to COVID, fans can still get game balls from players. Here, Max Brodsky shows off one he recieved from the Nationals game on May 22nd.

Eager Nationals fans get to return to games

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor May 30, 2021

Turnstiles unused, restaurants closed, 41,339 seats empty and little to no noise is the best way to describe Nationals Park last season. In fact, it was almost a perfect metaphor for the team’s 2020...

2019 WCHS baseball team posing for a squad pic after big win.

WCHS baseball team prepares to make school history

By David Malament, Promotions Manager March 3, 2020

In 2019, the WCHS baseball team had a record setting season going far deeper into the postseason than in recent years. Following the graduation of multiple talented seniors, the team has gained some fresh...

As only a freshman at WCHS, Chris Hacopian committed to Wake Forest University for baseball.

Freshman Chris Hacopian commits to Wake Forest

By Ari Dimitoglou, Photo Manager January 30, 2020

One may wonder how a freshman baseball player from Maryland gets noticed by one of the best universities in the nation. Shortstop for the Mid-Atlantic Red Sox, Chris Hacopian, knew in his heart that he...

Senior Jeremy Ashe (left) stands along Constitution Ave. for the Nationals “Nats” Parade, sporting the baseball team in support of their recent World Series win.

Washington Nationals Fans celebrate World Series victory

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor November 9, 2019

It is no secret that recently, Washington D.C. has been the hub of sports championships: the Washington Capitals witnessed their first Stanley Cup win in 2018, the Washington Mystics received their first...

Over 100 people came together to the new scoreboard dedication to help commemorate the
legacy of Andy Erlich.

Scoreboard memorial unites baseball community

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor May 15, 2019

The Andy Ehrlich Memorial Scoreboard Dedication took place on May 6th at 5pm at Chuck Stevens Field. The varsity baseball team was scheduled to play their last regular season game following the ceremony...

Photo courtesy of Ben Nardi.

Baseball team hopes for grand slam season with new coach

By Will Hyland and Max Kandel March 13, 2018

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,...

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Rubino

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

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...

Sophomore Jordan Freemen starts at third base for the Bulldogs. 
Freeman is one of three underclassmen starters on varsity baseball.

Underclassmen Bring New Life to Baseball Field

By Ethan S. Miller, Fact Checker May 3, 2016

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...

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

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....

CHS baseball players participated in a summer league team without the help of their Churchill head coach.

Limitations on Off-season Coaching Unreasonable

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor September 29, 2015

“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...

Senior Griffin Horn pitches in a losing effort to Wootton on their senior night

CHS baseball gives their best effort on senior night

By Jordan Janis, Senior Writer May 11, 2015

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...

Due to weather and permit issues, the dugouts are still not finished.

Dugout construction won’t affect baseball season

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor April 29, 2015

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...

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