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Student-athlete on the fast-track to success

Student-athlete on the fast-track to success

By Sacha Feldberg, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter

As the spring sports season begins and multi-sport athletes transition from last season, few can say that they are entering a season in which they have been on the varsity team for three years. Even fewer can say that they play one varsity sport, but are being recruited for another varsity sport. Sophomore...

Track Battles Injuries During Successful Season

Track Battles Injuries During Successful Season

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

  MCPS schools may have closed for the last week of January, but that didn't stop the relentless winter track team from shoveling almost three feet of snow to train and compete against some of the toughest teams in the state. At the beginning of the new season, seniors Michael Hughes and Alexandra...

Senior races her way past school track record

Senior races her way past school track record

By Emiliana Cardinale, Production Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

Senior Lucy Srour finished the Virginia Tech invitational Jan. 31 with a mile time of 5:05, breaking the previous CHS record of 5:06, which Maryam Fikri set in 2008 and held for about six years. “It was super exciting, but it was extra exciting that this happened senior year because it’s my last...

Cracked track and spotty footing cause injuries

Cracked track and spotty footing cause injuries

By Arjun Swaminathan, Online Arts Editor

June 2, 2014


Filed under Sports

The number of injuries suffered by CHS running athletes participating in cross country and track and field continues to increase each year, but recently it has reached worrisome totals. The rapidly deteriorating CHS track is a problem for both athletes and the community because of its danger and ability...

Boys will be boys, girls will be girls, despite proximity

Boys will be boys, girls will be girls, despite proximity

By Katie Clem, Production Manager

April 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

My experience on the girls tennis team has been crazy, just like any other girl on an all-girl team. We gossip, we tee-pee houses, we even sing badly when no one is around. Yet as soon as boys enter the picture, we girls on all-girl teams will close off and be much tamer than we were before. This f...

Strong track and field teams head to regionals

Strong track and field teams head to regionals

By Jamie Lescht, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

 The boys and girls varsity track and field teams competed in the Montgomery Country Championships May 9, after performing well in the Penn Relays and Katie Jenkins Invitational. According to junior Emma Coleman, the runners at the Penn Relays ran their "best times of the season." "I was pretty p...

Track places at regionals

Track places at regionals

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

The indoor track team hopes to improve next year after a mediocre showing at states. Select members of the team attended the state championship Feb. 19, including Srour, who placed second in the 800m as well as the 1600m. The girls relay team, consisting of juniors Breanna Boggan, Juhee Kim, Jessica...

Track starts strong after losing key runners

By Angad Kanwal, Production Editor

December 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

After time trials Nov. 16, the indoor track team is optimistic it will have another successful season. The team hopes its increased depth will make up for the loss of last year’s key runners. The squad participated in a selective meet Dec. 11 at Prince George’s Sports Complex in Landover, MD f...

Track achieves personal goals set for Penn Relay

Track achieves personal goals set for Penn Relay

By Katie Gauch, Production Editor

May 29, 2012


Filed under Sports

Select runners from the CHS track and field team participated in counties May 9 at WJ and the Penn Relays April 26-28 at the University of Pennsylvania. At Counties May 9, the girls finished seventh overall, scoring 38 points, while the boys finished third overall, scoring 60 points. Freshman Lucy Sro...

Track looks for success at counties, regionals

Track looks for success at counties, regionals

By Maddy Flax, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

The track team has had an average start to the spring season, with both the boys and girls teams earning 3-2 records. The team is hopeful for future success, as many of the top runners look to be on track to improve through the season. Seniors Will Conway, Zach Weinstein and Luke Shannon, as well...

Track aims for better finish

Track aims for better finish

By By Nicole Malament, Archive Manager

March 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

  After placing third in States for the winter season, the track team is anticipating a strong spring season.   The team graduated several notable runners last year including Jennifer Maizlish and Alex Kim.   "We had over 200 students try out for the team," coach Paul Jacobson said. "We...

CHS athelte commits

CHS athelte commits

By Joe Haynes, Editor-In-Cheif

February 21, 2012


Filed under Observations

Congratulations to senior Nadim “the Dream” Elhage for committing to play football and track for Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Elhage has been on the varsity football team for three years, and track for four. Congratulations to Elhage on becoming a Polar Bear.

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