The Observer

Five-peat team glides into another successful season

Senior Nick Carline drives against Landon School in one of their toughest games of the season. The game was played at Rockville Ice Arena on Dec. 4, 2019.

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor

January 30, 2020

WCHS ice hockey has had a longstanding tradition of success, shown by the five straight state championships the team has won. The program has won eight state championships total, earning them the title of the most dominant MCPS hockey team. “The history of WCHS ice hockey motivates us to win,” senior...

Hockey hopes to win fifth consecutive championship

WCHS hockey coaches pose with the team after winning the state championship last year.

By Brandon Li, Copy Editor

November 21, 2018

Not one, not two, not three, but four state championship titles, back to back to back to back years. With the season already underway, WCHS varsity ice hockey looks to add one more title. After winning a record-setting four- straight Md. state championships, the team hopes to break their own record...

CHS Varsity II Hockey Wins MSHL Academic Award

Juniors Ben Stanish, Kate Danziger and Cameron Miller accept the MSHL academic award during the pre-game ceremonies of the varsity hockey state-championship game.

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor

March 5, 2017

Despite the tremendous time commitment and mental game that CHS hockey offers its players, the varsity II team has proved that not only could they fulfill all of the above, but they can do so while excelling academically as well. The Maryland Student Hockey League, the organization that runs CHS’s hoc...

Satin in Hall Of Fame

Senior Philip Satin (second from left), joined by seniors Zach Ruvo, Charlie Butler and Markus Hurd.

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor

February 29, 2016

Senior hockey player Philip Satin was inducted into the Maryland Hockey Hall of Fame for his achievements over his high school career. Satin qualified for this honor by scoring his 100th career point during his junior year. According to Satin, the honor means a lot to him because the “Hall...

Athlete of the Month: Philip Satin

Senior Philip Satin, who has been skating since he was 3, has two state championship victories under his belt.

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

January 4, 2016

Off the ice, he may not be the biggest, the most threatening or the most aggressive person, but on the ice, it’s a completely different story. Senior captain Philip Satin has been one of ice hockey’s go-to weapons ever since his freshman year on varsity. Whether it’s goal scoring, defense or...

Female Hockey Players Contribute to CHS Teams

Sophomore Kate Danziger plays hockey for the CHS varsity 2 team.

By Sara Heimlich, Social Media Editor

January 4, 2016

Of the three CHS hockey teams consisting of 47 total players, three of them are girls. Freshman left-wing Samantha Lai is on junior varsity, sophomore defender Kate Danziger is on varsity two, and senior center Madison Farrand is on varsity one. CHS hockey is a club sport and is divided into three...

Hockey wins State Championship with record-breaking dominance

The Varsity One hockey team surrounds the State Championship trophy after beating Mariotts Ridge 10-0.

By Gil Jacobson, News Editor

March 3, 2015

The CHS Varsity One hockey team defeated Marriotts Ridge 10-0 in the 2015 Maryland Student Hockey League (MSHL) 2A championship at The Gardens Ice House in Laurel Feb. 27. This is CHS’ second state championship victory in three years. “We had a great group this year,” head coach Ray McKenzie...

Varsity one hockey skates through playoff push

The Bulldogs stand proudly after their 11-0 win against the B-CC Barons on senior night Feb. 6. The team will play in the state semifinals Feb. 23.

By Michael Fox, Sports Editor

February 23, 2015

Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. Fortunately the CHS hockey team is lucky enough to have both a dominant defense and an explosive offense. The hockey team is approaching the playoffs with a 14-1 overall record and a 9-0 league record. The team rolled into the postseason as the number...

Bulldogs have advantage with two varsity teams

Senior and varsity-one captain Ross Allen shoots for the net during a match up against BCC.

By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

For the first time in school history, the coaching staff of the CHS hockey team has decided to create a second varsity team, adding to the previously existing JV and varsity teams. Recently, the team has seen an influx of skilled players, and thus, a second varsity team was added to accommodate all...

Dawgs pounce on Patriots in hockey victory

Junior Trevor Dixon (left) carries the puck down the ice to lead CHS to victory.

By Michael Fox, Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

From the sound of the first face-off, both teams knew it would be a blood match. Players getting crushed into the boards, open ice hits, trash talk and any other physical elements of the game of hockey. The varsity Hockey team beat Wootton 6-1 Nov. 14. The team out shot its rival 30 shots to 15 as...

Offseason moves make Capitals contenders for the Stanley Cup

Offseason moves make Capitals contenders for the Stanley Cup

By Nathan Gertler, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

The Washington Capitals suffered an utterly disappointing season last year, finishing fifth in the Metropolitan division last year, and missing out on the playoffs.  However, the offseason moves the Capitals have made over the summer will once again make them contenders. First off, the Capitals fired...

Hockey hopes to repeat State Championship win

By Michael Fox, Sports Photo Editor

December 3, 2013

The varsity hockey team started off it season on a good note, making a statement to the other teams in the league as they beat Richard Montgomery 10-0 in the season opener Nov. 11. This win is a strong start for the team which became Maryland state champions for the 2012-2013 winter season after defeati...

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