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GoPro cameras to revolutionize sports watching

GoPro cameras to revolutionize sports watching

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

The company GoPro made a video earlier this year in which the best NHL players were given GoPro cameras to put on their helmets and told to showcase their talent on the ice. The point-of-view shots the cameras offered may have the power to change sports coverage forever. With the advancement of technology...

Controversial call shatters Super Bowl win for Seahawks

Controversial call shatters Super Bowl win for Seahawks

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

February 3, 2015

Seahawks have the ball with 27 seconds left in Super Bowl 49 on the Patriots’ one-yard line down by four. quarterback Russell Wilson hands the ball of to superstar runningback Marshawn Lynch, and he easily pushes forward for one yard and wins the Super Bowl for Seattle… but thanks to head coach Pete...

Managers need more than 30 SSL hours

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

December 22, 2014

If you put together six-two hour practices a week for nine weeks, then how many hours should you get? I’ll tell you one thing, it isn’t only 30 hours. According to CHS SSL coordinator Wendy Tilles, there was a rule change as of this school year for team managers and SSL hours. Last year, managers...

The Turkey Bowl: A national tradition

The Turkey Bowl: A national tradition

By Jake Certner and Christian Edwards

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving: a time for family, food, friends and football. Thanksgiving is about bringing people together; while some people may gather around a turkey, there are plenty of others—at Churchill and across America—who gather around the pigskin. “Football on Thanksgiving is just one of those...

Athlete of the Month: Dylan Rotter

Athlete of the Month: Dylan Rotter

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Nobody knew about him, an unnoticed freshman who has never played high school golf before. Expectations were low, until he proved everyone wrong. This kid can play. The golf team won the Maryland 3A/4A state championship Oct. 29, and freshman Dylan Rotter helped CHS seal the win by shooting the lowest s...

Golf hopes to bounce back from unsatisfying finish

Golf hopes to bounce back from unsatisfying finish

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Vengeance. You want it, but you have to work for it. This is the CHS golf team’s mentality this year, and anything less than a state championship win is a disappointment. After giving up 13 combined strokes in a loss to rival Wootton in the last day of the 3A/4A state championship last season, the...

Age limit increase better prepares NBA athletes

Age limit increase better prepares NBA athletes

By Jake Certner and Christian Edwards

June 2, 2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently said his top priority is to change the minimum age of players in the NBA from 19 to 20 in order to encourage college basketball players to stay in school longer and to improve the young talent. The repetition of college freshmen leaving for the draft is hurting both...

Lax wall installation to improve skills and drills

Lax wall installation to improve skills and drills

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014

The CHS Booster Club will be funding the construction of a $10,000 4x12 foot concrete wall this month on the football and boys lacrosse practice field. The wall will allow the boys and girls lacrosse teams to play wall ball, a drill where the lacrosse player continuously throws a ball against a wall...

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