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NFL Draft virtually broadcasts top picks

Joe Burrow, the LSU quarterback who led his team to a National Championship, was drafted first overall by the Cincinatti Bengals in the 2020 NFL Draft.
May 29, 2020

Due to social distancing and Coronavirus, the 2020 National Football League (NFL) Draft was broadcasted on TV, but was executed via Facetime calls from team coaches to the players being drafted. The first...

Free football games will increase school spirit

The sun sets during WCHS home opener football game vs Walter Johnson on Friday, September 6, 2019. It costs $3 for students to attend the game
October 27, 2019

On Friday nights, there are many different activities for WCHS students to go to -- shop at the mall, watch a movie, hang out with friends and attend school events. Also, WCHS students can go to football...

Fall sports in review

Fall sports in review
December 17, 2018

Boys Soccer (8-5-1) Coach Arnold Tarzy’s squad impressed once again this season, but could not get past an obstacle that the team has not been able to overcome in the past couple of years-- the sectional...

MCPS football programs take hit due to injuries

Photo courtesy of Max Mantz.
March 13, 2018

High school football is a staple of American culture. It is a classic way for teenagers to hang out together while cheering loud and proud for their football team and their school. This cultural mammoth...

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Rubino
January 10, 2018

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...

Football Head Coach Steps Down

Former Head Football Coach Albert Song steps down after two seasons with the Bulldogs.
January 9, 2017

After a year of hard work and commitment to the team, CHS football Head Coach Albert Song has decided to resign from his position. Song officially announced on Jan 3 that he will not be partaking in...

Running Back Andrew Zuckerman Commits to Tulane

Running back and Churchill rushing yards-leader Andrew Zuckerman will play football at Tulane next fall.
March 23, 2016

  Senior Andrew Zuckerman has committed to play college football at Tulane in the upcoming fall season. Zuckerman enjoyed a fantastic career playing for Churchill. He ran for 1,867 yards this...

Teacher Coaches Have Double the Responsibility

English teacher and football head coach Albert Song gives the team a pep talk before a game.
February 25, 2016

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...

NFL Star Returns to CHS Football Field, Presents ‘Golden Football’

January 4, 2016

In commemoration of Super Bowl 50, any player or coach who participated in a Super Bowl has the honor of presenting a golden football to his high school. Brian Holloway attended CHS from 1972-1976 and...

Athletes Shouldn’t Be Fined for Show of Support

Breast cancer awareness accessories, like this wristband, cannot be worn outside of the designated Breast Cancer Awareness month of October.
November 24, 2015

In the real world, supporting breast cancer and domestic violence awareness is seen as honorable.  However, in the NFL, such actions are fine-worthy. Starting Nov. 1, the NFL will actually penalize...

Athlete of the Month

Zuckerman broke the school record for most rushing yards in a season.
November 24, 2015

2,875. This number represents the previous CHS career rushing yards record held by Mark Mason. This record stood for over 20 years until senior Andrew Zuckerman finished this football season with 1,863...

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

Kate Reese is now playing soccer for Loyola University.
October 29, 2015

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...

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