The Observer

Lawsuit Resolved, Turf to Replace Field at CHS

The natural grass field in the stadium at CHS will be replaced by turf.

By Will Hyland, Production Editor

November 3, 2016

After nearly two years, MCPS has settled a lawsuit with Montgomery Soccer Inc, putting a plan in place for four new artificial turf fields to be installed at local schools. The plan establishes the framework for turf fields at high schools including Walt Whitman, Albert Einstein and CHS, as well as...

Tree Planted on CHS Football Field

 Tree Planted on CHS Football Field

By Michael Fox, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014

On the morning of Sept. 8, athletic director Scott Rivinius spent part of his morning preparing the football field for the soccer games that would occur later in the day,  when he was surprised to see none other than a newly planted tree positioned on the grass near mid field. Whoever pulled off...

The 12th man: Exploring CHS’ home field advantage

Shepard Stadium at Danver Field has been one of the toughest places to play.

By By Joe Haynes, Editor- in -Chief

December 20, 2011

  At the regional final football game against QO Nov. 18, CHS arguably had its best showing of school spirit in years. The bleachers were filled to capacity, and the crowd never stopped cheering.   In the middle of the mob was a wall of students, who despite the low gametime temperature ...

Field hockey’s season ends in Regional finals

Field hockey’s season ends in Regional finals

By By Joe Haynes, Editor-in- Chief

November 21, 2011

  Following an impressive 10-2 regular season record and playoff victories over Northwest and Wootton, the field hockey team lost in the regional finals to B-CC Nov. 2.   The appearance was the deepest the Bulldogs have advanced in the playoffs since 2007, when they also lost in the region...

Field hockey plows through regular season with high hopes for playoffs

By Matt Raab Sports Production Editor

October 26, 2011

      After a nearly perfect first part of the season, the field hockey team is seeking to wrap up with continued success into the playoffs.   "Last year we had trouble coming out of the close games," coach Catherine Miller said.  "This year, we are better at keeping our cool." ...

Defense leads field hockey to undefeated start

By Nicole Malament, Archive Manager

September 27, 2011

After losing five seniors last year, the CHS field hockey team kicked off the season with a 5-0 win Sept. 2 against Wheaton, a 2-0 win against B-CC Sept. 13, a 7-0 win against Gaithersburg Sept. 15, a 3-1 win against Clarksburg Sept. 18 and an 8-0 win against Einstein Sept. 19. CHS defeated Wheaton...

Club Corner

By Julie Kracov Business Manager

November 23, 2010

The Love.Futbol club, founded by senior Emily Shapiro and juniors Marisa Bruno, Genny Austin and Allison Srour, strives to improve social settings in other countries through a sport many students love: soccer. While soccer teams here are privileged enough to have sleek fields, those who admire the same...

Track and field succeeds without discipline

By By: Ian Plotnik-staff writer

May 4, 2010

Though the track and field squad has lacked discipline throughout the season, it has continued to perform at a high level. The girls and boys finished fourth and third, respectively, in the Viking Invitational, held annually at Whitman April 17, but their head coach believes they can do better. “We...

Track looks to build off of indoor season

By By: Brett Mead-Sports Editor

March 23, 2010

The 2009-2010 school year has been the best in recent memory for CHS track and they look to carry the momentum of their strong cross country and indoor seasons into this spring. With the girls team taking home the top spot in the county for the fourth time in five years, it is safe to say that CHS...

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