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Girls basketball prepares to rock another season

Senior Katie Stanish shoots a lay-up in a game against Wheaton. This is her fourth year on varisty basketball and she is excited for the 2019-2020 season.

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor

December 17, 2019

The WCHS varsity girls basketball season is in full force. After a tough loss to BCC in the playoffs last season, the team has come back stronger than ever with the addition of four talented new freshmen.  “Even though it was a lot to take in at first, everyone was very welcoming and the transit...

Dawg Pound Podcast: Girls Basketball Round 2 Playoff Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Girls Basketball Round 2 Playoff Preview

By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller

February 26, 2017

CHS Athletes Named to Post’s All Met Team

Junior Zack Einhorn received an honorable mention for the boys swim and dive team.

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 4, 2016

Twelve CHS athletes were named to The Washington Post All Met winter teams for their respective sports.   The All Met teams represent the top talent from both public and private schools in the D.C. Metropolitan Area. CHS had three boys make the All Met swim and dive team, four girls make the All Met ...

Despite Early Exit, Outstanding Season Paves Way for Future Success

Even after a heartbreaking loss, the CHS Girls Basketball team had a very successful season.

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground,” a famous quote from president Theodore Roosevelt, closely relating to the resilient 2015-2016 basketball team who concluded their promising season with a  18-6 record. The team showed vast improvement over the course of the season, helping...

Athlete of the Month

Kuchins dribbles the ball down the court during a recent game. She has led the team to a 14-4 record.

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

February 25, 2016

As a humble athlete, junior and varsity girls basketball player Coco Kuchins prefers to let her game do the talking for her. The soft-spoken point guard is known for many things, including her scoring ability, intense defense and ability to control the tempo of a game. Kuchins has led the Bulldogs...

Goon squad works to spread school wide spirit

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Online Sports Editor

February 24, 2015

Dressed in all white, the CHS Goon Squad begins to sing a medley of Disney songs in order to distract the opposing team’s free throw shooter. The player misses both shots, and the Goon Squad erupts into a frenzy of jumping and yelling. Started by girls varsity basketball coach Katelyn McMahon and...

Girls Basketball

By Ben Fox, Sports Editor

December 4, 2013

The girls varsity basketball team looks to return to the playoffs once again after its first round defeat last season. CHS went 17-6 in the regular season and dominated with winning records both at home and away. The success of the Bulldogs largely comes from their core of young players who have had v...

Girls basketball heads to playoffs with high hopes

Girls basketball heads to playoffs with high hopes

By Brett Sachs, Production Manager

March 1, 2013

As they finish the regular season and head into the playoffs, the girls basketball team is pushing on in pursuit of a state championship. The Lady Bulldogs have been performing well all season, with an overall record of 16-6 and a conference record of 5-5. After a few tough loses to rivals Whitman and ...

Girls basketball opens with high expectations

Girls basketball opens with high expectations

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

December 21, 2012

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 ...

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

By Stacey Stein, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2012

After going 22-5 last year, girls basketball will look to fill the shoes of offensive leader Sarafina Arthur-Williams and defenders Jill Beauregard and Kim Deausan. According to head coach Katelyn McMahon, the team will depend on seniors Erica Lindsay and Alaine Thronson offensively while senior Sh...

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