The Observer

Hockey state bound

Hockey state bound

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

March 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

With a 6-0 win against Oakdale Feb. 22, the hockey team secured a divisional title and a spot in the state championship. The Bulldogs also claimed the Montgomery Hockey Conference Championship title after defeating Walter Johnson, 9-0, Feb. 15. The Bulldogs came out hard in the first period, scoring ...

Girls basketball opens with high expectations

Girls basketball opens with high expectations

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

December 21, 2012


Filed under Sports

The girls basketball team hopes to have another successful season despite the loss of several key players. Although the team is young, it has had time to prepare during its preseason with scrimmages against Holy Cross, Montgomery Blair and Poolesville. "Considering last year and how many players we ...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Matt Raab and Zoe Forster

December 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

Most talk of athletes generally begins with discussion of statistics. But for senior football captain Dominique Williams, the problem is where to start. Williams is a star on both the football and basketball teams, and his contributions to each of these sports is difficult to measure. Dominique w...

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

November 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

Despite losing a number of contributing seniors from last season, the boys basketball team hopes to build off of last year’s successful 19-9 record. The team will most likely be underclassman heavy with little varsity experience. Seniors Dominique Williams and Bryant Wheatley will lead the team as the yo...

Athlete of the Month: Jenn Shim

Athlete of the Month: Jenn Shim

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

November 8, 2012


Filed under Sports

She is the leading goal scorer on the field hockey team with nine goals and four assists. With this impressive start, senior Jenn Shim is sure to lead the team to another Regional Final. In eighth grade, Jenn reluctantly joined a field hockey team and has loved the sport ever since. "I started playing ...

Boys soccer confident

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

November 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

The state championship title is still the goal for the boys soccer team as it finishes up its regular season and heads into the playoffs. Although the team has seemed to lack intensity and focus, it believes it has the skill and talent to succeed. "I think we need to remain focused on the things we...

With rocky start, boys soccer looks to improve

With rocky start, boys soccer looks to improve

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

October 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

The boys soccer team had a dominating 4-3 win over 3A state champions Watkins Mill Sept. 12 at home. Although the Bulldogs have had a rocky start, losing their two previous games, they believe they have the talent to develop and succeed. "Watkins Mill won states for 3A so we came out looking for a fight,"...

Softball team out after first round of playoffs

Softball team out after first round of playoffs

By Matt Raab and Zoe Forster

May 29, 2012


Filed under Sports

After a slow start, girls softball continued to struggle through the end of the season. The team finished the regular season with a record of 4-1-13, after suffering several blowout losses in the second half of the season. The Bulldogs lost to Clarksburg 11-1 in the first round of the playoffs May 10....

Girls lacrosse wins third regional championship

Girls lacrosse wins third regional championship

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

May 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

The girls lacrosse team won its third consecutive regional championship against Sherwood 20-19 May 19 and is headed to the state semifinals.  "Our offense was settled and organized which helped us score a lot, and we didn’t force the ball into the goal," junior Emily Muscarella said.  The team was...

Baseball works to build team unity

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

May 2, 2012


Filed under Sports

The CHS baseball team beat undefeated Whitman 6-1 April 16, improving its record to 3-6. Whitman pitcher Michael Flack struck out CHS in the first inning, but the Bulldogs kept the intensity up throughout the whole game and scored four runs by the fourth inning. Senior captain pitcher Danny Weiss...

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