The Observer

Athlete of the Month: Mateo Noguera

Mateo Noguera (right, blue) has been playing soccer since he was three years old. Now as a senior captain, Noguera still shines on the field.
November 20, 2019

Training six days and playing up to two games a week, senior captain Mateo Noguera has dedicated his Falls to soccer since he was a freshman. Noguera has been playing soccer since he was only three years...

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...

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

Athlete of the Month: November 2018
November 21, 2018

Senior Jane Olcott led the varsity girls soccer team to a 10-4 record and to a MPSSAA sectional final by remaining focused and ready to tackle any challenges during the season. Olcott is the girls varsity...

Student Art Spotlight: Frannie Phillips

Senior Frannie Phillips displays some of her artwork. In addition to taking art classes at CHS, Phillips plays CHS varsity soccer.
January 9, 2017

There are few people who are both artistically and athletically gifted. Senior, captain of the CHS varsity girls soccer team, sculptor and illustrator Francine Phillips, is one of those few people. Currently,...

Soccer, Golf Coaches Bring Family Tie to CHS

Robert Tarzy (left) and his father Arnold Tarzy (right) are both coaches at CHS. This is Robert’s first time coaching co-ed golf while Arnold is in his eighth season with boys varsity soccer, after five years with golf.
November 2, 2016

Like father, like son. Boys varsity soccer head coach Arnold Tarzy is the father of co-ed golf coach Robert Tarzy, making them the only relatives to both coach at CHS. Arnold is in his eighth season...

Pro Sports’ Gender Disparity Evident at CHS

Before a game, the varsity girls soccer team huddles around their coach, Haroot Hakopian. Despite finishing third in the state, fewer CHS fans attend their games compared to the boys soccer games.
May 3, 2016

Recently, five members of the U.S women’s national soccer team, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn, sued the U.S Soccer Federation for wage discrimination. This...

Athletic Recruitment Changes College Process

Senior Juliana Comer committed to Cornell for soccer early in her junior year.
October 29, 2015

The pathway to collegiate athletics begins at an early age. Senior Juliana Comer began playing on a recreational soccer team in elementary school with friends. Her passion for soccer during her childhood...

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...

Boys Soccer Preview

Boys Soccer Preview
September 29, 2015

Boys soccer will try to continue its success from last year’s 8-2-4 regular season. The team has began the season 1-2 and is looking to bounce back from some early injuries including Nicholas Yazdani's...

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

Girls Varsity coach Haroot Hakopian talks on the Dr.OZ show about concussions.
link: http://www.doctoroz.com/episode/concussion-epidemic-and-test-changed-oz?video_id=4490006960001
September 16, 2015

Varsity girls’ soccer coach Haroot Hakopian will be on The Dr. Oz Show Thursday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. to talk about concussions. When Dr. Oz recently got brain scans back from the doctor that showed...

Club sports more important for college recruiting

Though high school sports foster social interactions, most club teams provide a higher level of intensity and opportunity to be recruited.
April 29, 2015

For two to three months at most, student-athletes get to compete in their high school seasons.  However, during the other nine months or so, club sports take priority.  For students wanting to play sports...

OSPN: Observer Sports People Network

October 8, 2014

The Churchill Observer recaps all CHS sports in the new segment OSPN.

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