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CHS basketball programs hosts Midnight Madness

CHS basketball programs hosts Midnight Madness

By Max Kandel, News Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

On Nov. 30 the boys and girls basketball teams hosted Midnight Madness. The event was intended to boost excitement/hype for the teams’ upcoming season, was free to students and other young community members and helped raise funds for both teams. The night included a three point shooting competition, a dunk co...

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...

NBA 2K18 Game adds new and innovated content to video game sports

NBA 2K18 Game adds new and innovated content to video game sports

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

NBA 2K18, which came out Sep. 15, the newest installment in the 2K Games’ basketball gaming franchise, does a phenomenal job adding new content and innovating in a field where many games feel like carbon copies of their predecessors. NBA 2K18, at it’s core is a basketball simulator. It allows...

Dawg Pound Podcast: Girls Basketball Round 2 Playoff Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Girls Basketball Round 2 Playoff Preview

By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller

February 26, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-3-2-26-17-girls-bball-round-2-playoff-preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball Round 1 Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball Round 1 Preview

By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller

February 22, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/dawg-pound-podcast-2-22-17 Click the link above to listen to Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller preview the Bulldogs upcoming playoff matchup against WJ this Friday, Feb. 24 at 5:30pm. Included: Keys to the Game Team Overviews Predictions Thank you...

New Approaches Lead Girls Basketball to Strong Start

New Approaches Lead Girls Basketball to Strong Start

By Kyle Emery, Sports Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

After coming off an 18-6 record and falling to BCC during the second round of the playoffs last year, CHS girls basketball plans to incorporate new strategies that offer a different approach in an attempt to claim the state title this year. The bulldogs could potentially be at a disadvantage due t...

Returning Players Key to Boys Basketball Improvements

Returning Players Key to Boys Basketball Improvements

By Will Hyland, Production Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

With the majority of players returning to varsity and the addition of a few sharpshooters, the CHS boys varsity basketball team is poised for a massive improvement upon last season. CHS finished with a 12-11 (8-4 in Maryland 4A South Division) record last season but with all but three players returning...

Boys Basketball Catches Fire After Slow Start

Boys Basketball Catches Fire After Slow Start

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a disappointing 1-4 start to the season, the now 12-9 boys varsity basketball team has turned it around and propelled themselves into relevancy as they look ahead to the playoffs. The Bulldogs have climbed their way back to a respectable season and have done so by taking down some of the best...

Teacher Coaches Have Double the Responsibility

Teacher Coaches Have Double the Responsibility

By Max Kandel, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

A football player hears the all too familiar "Ready, Set, Go!" from his teacher and instantly realizes he's not at football practice. But when the student is in English class and his teacher happens to be his coach, it’s a different story. Teachers coaches have the extra responsibility of managing...

Rec Ball is the Solution for Your Daily Stress

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

January 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

You’ve always loved basketball, but if you’re anything like me, the best word to describe your ability is “decent.” You know you aren’t good enough for the school team, but you’re not ready to give up the sport. The answer is simple: recreational basketball. Playing recreational basketball...

Karim-Duvall commits

Karim-Duvall commits

By Nathan Deychman, Sports Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

Congratulations to senior Japria Karim-Duvall who committed to play basketball for Nyack College in New York. Karim-Duvall has been playing for the varsity girls basketball team since her freshman year and became just the fourth player in CHS history to score 1,000 points in their career. “It...

Club sports more important for college recruiting

Club sports more important for college recruiting

By Nathan Gertler, Online Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

For two to three months at most, student-athletes get to compete in their high school seasons.  However, during the other nine months or so, club sports take priority.  For students wanting to play sports in college, there is a clear gap between club and high school competitiveness. Many high school...

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