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Athlete of the Month: November 2018

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

November 21, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Fall, Sports, Top Stories

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 soccer team captain and has already committed to Villanova University. Olcott started playing...

Student Art Spotlight: Frannie Phillips

Student Art Spotlight: Frannie Phillips

By Balbina Yang and Emily Wang, Arts Editor and Features Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts

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, Phillips is in both Advanced Studio Art and Advanced Ceramics. She has been active in the arts...

Soccer, Golf Coaches Bring Family Tie to CHS

Soccer, Golf Coaches Bring Family Tie to CHS

By Arielle Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

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 with boys soccer, after coaching golf for five years prior. Robert is following in his father’s footsteps...

Pro Sports’ Gender Disparity Evident at CHS

Pro Sports’ Gender Disparity Evident at CHS

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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 lawsuit has made headlines for further exposing the disparity between how female and male athletes a...

Athletic Recruitment Changes College Process

Athletic Recruitment Changes College Process

By Maya Rosenberg and Becky Wolfson

October 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 led her to become a more dedicated athlete and student. Next year, she plans to play soccer for Cornell...

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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 Srour (XC): Srour graduated last year and was a top runner for the cross-country team. She is...

Boys Soccer Preview

Boys Soccer Preview

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

September 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 arm injury and sophomore goalkeeper Joel Assal's sprained back. “I’d like to continue to improve...

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

By Lauren Roseman, Business Manager

September 16, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Top Stories

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 the concussions he got as a young child are still affecting his brain today, he decided to dedicate...

Club sports more important for college recruiting

Club sports more important for college recruiting

By Nathan Gertler, Online Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 in college, there is a clear gap between club and high school competitiveness. Many high school...

OSPN: Observer Sports People Network

October 8, 2014


Filed under Sports

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

Soccer’s young core looks promising for season

Soccer’s young core looks promising for season

By Nathan Gertler, Staff Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Sports

  Each year, varsity sports teams lose athletes due to graduation, but acquire new valuable additions to the team.  The boys soccer team is no exception as it was left with 10 roster spots to fill after last season and an opportunity to rebuild a younger and better team. This different and...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

Girls soccer ended its season 12-4-1 Nov. 1 after a regional semifinal loss that ended in penalty kicks against Whitman. Overall the Bulldogs performed well and as a result had an excellent winning record, including an exciting playoff win against B-CC, who hadn’t lost to anyone in the postseason f...

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