The Observer

After losing key seniors, football starts strong

After losing key seniors, football starts strong

By Ben Schick and Matt Raab

October 3, 2012

A student body decked in white. An opponent in slick black. And a scoreboard dressed in a lopsided score. Week two of CHS football ended strikingly similar to the first, as the Bulldogs dominated Whitman 33-9 in their home opener. Senior Jonathan Lee went 7 for 10 with one interception and one touc...

CHS athelte commits

CHS athelte commits

By Joe Haynes, Editor-In-Cheif

February 21, 2012

Congratulations to senior Nadim “the Dream” Elhage for committing to play football and track for Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Elhage has been on the varsity football team for three years, and track for four. Congratulations to Elhage on becoming a Polar Bear.

CHS athlete commits

CHS athlete commits

By Joe Haynes, Editor-In-Cheif

February 21, 2012

Congratulations to senior Bret Sickels for committing to play football for Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Sickels has played football since age 7 and will go on to play linebacker for the Division III college. Congratulations to Sickels on becoming a Bantam.

Kyle in Context

Kyle in Context

By By Kyle Edwards, Online Humor Columnist

December 20, 2011

I believe in using the knowledge gained in some parts of life to succeed in others. My goal over the past year was to become a successful fantasy football manager, so I focused all my attention on one league and created a system of winning where my idealism and favoritism came last. I learned both of...

Football wins first playoff game in seven years

Football wins first playoff game in seven years

By By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

November 21, 2011

  The CHS football team came out hungry in its first home playoff game since 2004 by defeating Gaithersburg 24-6 Nov. 11.   CHS controlled the tempo of the game from the start when senior quarterback Lansana Keita found junior Dominique Williams for a 21-yard touchdown in the Bulldogs fi...

Football sacks holiday family fun time

Football sacks holiday family fun time

By Thomas Geenen, Staff Writer

November 21, 2011

 Turkey Day. An entire 24 hours set aside to enjoy family and food. A time when relatives fly from across the country to be with people they do not often see. A table carefully draped with fall colors and tacky centerpieces to highlight the famed bird. A football-fueled marathon. The NFL Thanksgiving Classic has...

Football wins in dramatic fashion in consecutive weeks

By By Joel Denicoff Sports Editor

October 24, 2011

  The Bulldogs had their own miracle win at home when they beat WJ 24-22 Oct. 14 in their homecoming game, improving their record to 6-1. The Bulldogs blew a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter when WJ took a 22-21 lead with less than two minutes left in the game. With less than 30 seconds left, the ...

Football kicks off season with three commanding wins

By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

October 3, 2011

  The football team started off the season in the right direction as the team blew out B-CC 47-7 at home Sept. 16.   The win improved the team’s record to 3-0, to put them in first place in the Montgomery 4A South Division. The Bulldogs look to make the playoffs this year as they have...

‘Madden 12’ lives up to franchise’s expectations

By Sebastian Romero, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

Gammon gameplay and frustrating flukes have been commonplace in Madden recently and have disappointed the franchises. However, this year’s installment, Madden 12, not only fixed the flukes and improved the realism of its gameplay but also added phenomenal and useful new features. To grip the play...

For the Love of the Game

By Joe Nolan, Online Political Columnist

April 11, 2011

Amidst all of the confusion and seemingly esoteric rhetoric between the NFL’s owners and players, it is clear that America’s beloved sport has grown up from its humble beginnings of leatherheads and actual pigskins. Unfortunately, it has followed the path of so many other professional leagues nowadays,...

Football misses third consecutive playoff appearance

By By Joel Denicof- staff writer

November 23, 2010

After losing to Wootton and Sherwood in back-to-back games, football won a close game against B-CC, keeping its playoff hopes alive until the Bulldogs lost a heartbreaker to Whitman. The Bulldogs defeated B-CC, Oct. 29 ,14-8 at home as the team improved its record to 5-4. The next week the Bulldogs...

Football’s fall to Wootton ends winning streak

By By Joe Haynes-Sports Editor

October 27, 2010

After dropping the first two games of the season, the football team bounced back hard with a four-game winning streak behind the return of junior quarterback, Lansana Keita, who missed the first two games of the season due to family reasons. The team defeated Magruder 16-14 Oct. 8 at CHS in a come-f...

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