The Observer

Seniors mourn loss of final spring season

Lauren Kuo (left) and Jessica Bowen (right) get pumped up before their 2019 State Cross Country Meet.  Kuo and Bowen have been on the team since freshman year and were disappointed when their last season was cancelled.

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor

May 30, 2020

Prom, graduation, beach week. Seniors have lost multiple important milestones this year. For senior athletes, they’re missing out on something else too: their final season.  “I was really disappointed when I heard it was cancelled,” cross country and track co-captain Jessica Bowen said.  “I wanted t...

Butler makes a fast-break into lacrosse success

Senior lacrosse captain, Jack Butler, supports his teammates both on and off of the field as a friend and leader.

By Ella Kaminsky, Features Editor

May 7, 2019

Number 14, Jack Butler, receives a pass from across the field. Butler cradles the ball as he takes a shot and scores! WCHS receives a point, and the student section is all on their feet chanting and cheering with excitement. Senior and lacrosse captain Jack Butler has played varsity lacrosse since...

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

By Caitlyn Jennings, Senior Writer

May 7, 2019

WCHS is full of talented and skilled athletes. While this is a positive contributor to increased school spirit, it can have negative effects on students who are looking to play on a varsity team as an underclassman. “Ryann is a great captain,” senior Anna Kim said. “She is good at motivating...

Boys volleyball secures an impressive season

The boys volleyball team at county finals on May 15, 2018 against Walter Johnson. WCHS lost 3-1 last year but hope to defeat them in the championship this year.

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

This season marks the 28th year that WCHS has had a boys varsity volleyball program. The team (10-1) had a very successful season with wins against Blake, Kennedy, B-CC, Whitman, Richard Montgomery, Wooton, Paint Branch, Clarksburg, Sherwood and Springbrook high schools. The Bulldogs’ only loss came...

Indoor practices do not work, let the Dawgs out

In preparation for tryouts Feb. 28, boys lacrosse players shoveled their practice field Feb. 25, only to have school closed the next day due to snow.

By Jake Certner, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

As someone who has participated in baseball every year at CHS, I have experienced first-hand the effects cold and snow have on tryouts and practice. Every year I have been here it has been an issue. In fact, the past two years tryouts for outdoor spring sports have been forced inside by snow. You can’t...

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