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Girls cross county runs toward successful end to the season

Girls cross county runs toward successful end to the season

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

WCHS girls cross country is not only running the show; they’re also running their division, going undefeated this season. The team used a renewed focus and dedication to conquer the five-team division after not winning a division in three years. “We stayed focused during workouts and pushed...

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

For some, running is a chore. It’s just something you do to get into shape. For Mitchell Welter, it’s the opposite. From cross country in the fall to track in the winter and spring, Welter runs year round. Welter ran cross country and indoor track this year, and now is running outdoor track. ...

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Last year’s CHS senior class excelled in almost every sport, and the Observer would like to highlight several CHS athletes that have continued their excellence at the collegiate level.   Lucy Srour (XC): Srour graduated last year and was a top runner for the cross-country team. She is...

Boys Cross Country Preview

Boys Cross Country Preview

By Ben Dross, Production Manager

September 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

CHS opened the year by beating the number one ranked B-CC team in a preseason scrimmage, and B-CC is the first of many tests  for the Bulldogs. The team will face off against top five teams, Whitman and WJ Oct. 13. "We will be challenged in every dual meet," head coach Paul Jacobson said.

Average season won’t dampen XC’s optimism

By Julia McDermott, Archive Manager

November 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

After a rough start to the season with injuries, rain and inexperience plaguing the cross country team, the result has not been ideal. The boys team is 0-3,and the girls team has a record of 1-2. Despite the setback, the team is hoping to perform well at states. For the first time in five years, the girls t...

Cross country falls short with 3rd place states finish

By By Joe Nolan, Staff Writer

November 23, 2011


Filed under Sports

  Led by 2011 MCPS Coach of the Year Paul Jacobson, the cross country team could not have asked for a better way to enter the Maryland state finals. With a senior-heavy boys team and a young and promising girls team, XC flexed its muscles at the 4A West Regional Championships Nov. 3, successfully qualify...

Cross country won’t be counted out due to injury

By By Kyle Edwards- Production editor

October 1, 2010


Filed under Sports

Despite injuries and illnesses to the boys team, and a young and inexperienced girls team, the cross country teams are optimistic for the upcoming season. The boys team placed third in the Sept. 7 Charles W. Woodward Relays even though junior Will Conway struggled due to an injury and senior captai...

Cross Country will depend on both new and proven talent

By By: Donald Kim

October 9, 2009


Filed under Sports

The cross country team’s season got off to a bittersweet start as the boys team started the season 1-0 while the girls remain 0-1. The boys cross country team hopes to match last season’s success with the help of new talented runners, while the girls team relies on the team’s experience to lead...

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