The Observer

Roles are reversed as Sadie Hawkins comes to CHS

The Sadie Hawkins dance comes back to CHS after a 4 year delay.

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

A high school dance that takes a twist with girls asking guys has been approved to come back to CHS in Feb. “The Sadie Hawkins dance is a very important event for Churchill because it is one of the few dances that students get to attend throughout the year,” senior Austin Yang said. Anxious...

JV Boys Lacrosse Team Goes Undefeated for Third Straight Year

The JV boys lacrosse team poses for a picture after finishing their season 9-0

By Julia McDermott, Senior Writer

April 30, 2015

Coming off two straight undefeated seasons, the junior varsity boys lacrosse team was far from an underdog at the beginning of this year, but when the bulldogs stepped onto the field for the first time this season, they were ready to retain their record. ‘Why not three.’ And after nine games,...

Young boys volleyball team eager to play

Junior Chris Woo sets the ball in a scrimmage. The boys team has found itself with a considerably younger roster than last season.

By By Yasmin Akbari and Matt Raab

March 27, 2012

      After a lukewarm 5-7 finish to the 2010-2011 season, the boys volleyball team is looking to rebuild this year with a young roster and a new coach.   With only five players returning to the team from the previous season, the lineup will be full of new and younger faces. Varsity gi...

Boys soccer loses to Blair in regional semifinal

Boys soccer loses to Blair in regional semifinal

By By Zoe Forster, Business Manager

November 23, 2011

  The boys soccer team ended its season against Northwest Nov. 3 in the regional semifinals at Montgomery Blair, losing the game 0-1 in overtime.   Northwest used a set play on a corner kick to score the game-winning goal.   "Overall, while it hurts to lose, we were pleased with our accomplis...

XC looks to improve on last year’s 2nd place finish

By Zoe Forster, Business Manager

October 3, 2011

  Several CHS runners were chosen to participate in the Woodward Relays Sept. 6 at Georgetown prep. The boys came in second place out of 11 competing schools in the 6-mile-two-man relay, while the girls also came in second place out of seven competing schools.   Leading the boys team were seniors ...

Boys soccer thrills with wins over Urbana, Clarksburg

By Luke Frentsos, Photography Editor

October 3, 2011

  In previous years, the CHS boys soccer team has been strong and has performed well in many games. Unfortunately, due to the bad weather, many of its games have been postponed or rescheduled. However, the team won 2-1 against Paul VI Catholic, 6-1 against Mt. St. Joseph, 2-1 against Urbana and 3-0 a...

Boys lacrosse heads into playoffs with winning streak

By Mairin Hall - Staff Writer

May 17, 2011

Boys lacrosse added to its winning record throughout April and early May, defeating teams in all nine of its games as of May 2.  Despite the loss of junior captain Cameron Moshyedi to a broken arm, the Bulldogs have been able to outplay their opponents with strong offensive efforts and solid defensive...

Boys volleyball dominates

By Tiffany Trankiem - Staff Writer

April 12, 2011

After last year’s season ended with a final record of 5-6, the boys volleyball team is hoping to improve this season, and started the season with a bang with wins against Whitman, Rockville and Kennedy, while only dropping one game against Northwest. “Last year, our team did not do very well because...

Boys tennis continues to dominate in early season

By Maddy Flax - Sports Editor

April 11, 2011

 The boys tennis team started its 2011 season with a spark, immediately showing its domination in Montgomery County by routing Seneca Valley, Gaithersburg, Northwest, Richard Montgomery and Quince Orchard in its first five matches of the season. Led by freshman William Szamosszegi, who, at the number...

Boys basketball season ends after playoff loss

By Joel Denicoff, Staff Writer

March 23, 2011

Boys basketball’s historic, record-breaking season finally came to an end with a 62-55 loss to Magruder March 2 in the regional semi-final playoff game, which was the furthest CHS has made it in 32 years. CHS kept it close the entire game against the second-seeded Colonels. The Bulldogs jumped out...

Boys Volleyball Preview

By By: Helena Rodriguez - Staff Writer

March 22, 2011

Boys Volleyball ended its 2010 season with a record of 4-9, sending it through the early rounds of the playoffs. Equipped with a new coach and a fresh set of players this spring, the team looks forward to what it hopes will be a successful season. According to junior Eugene Lin, the team struggled...

Boys Tennis Preview

By Amna Farooqi, News Editor

March 22, 2011

Boys tennis hopes to achieve success this season after a disappointing run last year in which it failed to reach finals. After losing four seniors, the team will focus largely on coming together and supporting each other for the 2011 season. “We will accomplish this by having them spend practice...

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