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Volleyball team comes together for playoff run

Volleyball team comes together for playoff run

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

The WCHS girls varsity volleyball team has played its way through the 2018-2019 regular season with a 5-6 record. Their record may not look pretty, but this WCHS team is as tough as they come and continues to play its hardest. “We are playing bigger and digging deeper than we ever have,” coach...

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...

Girls Volleyball Team Sets Up For Outstanding Season

Girls Volleyball Team Sets Up For Outstanding Season

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

It’s been one victory after another for the volleyball team this season, and they are trying to keep that trend going. The girls volleyball team is off to a fantastic start this season with a county best 15-1 record, and a 7-0 record against fellow division 4A Blue opponents. The team has its eyes...

Volleyball

Volleyball

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

Girls volleyball ended their excellent regular season with the team’s first Division championship title since 1986. The girls dominated with a record of 14-3, but ended their run into the playoffs with a 1-3 loss Nov. 8 in the Regional Finals against rival Wootton. "I am so proud of how far we...

Volleyball sets sight on playoffs, kills the competition

Volleyball sets sight on playoffs, kills the competition

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

November 8, 2012


Filed under Sports

The girls volleyball team is having a solid season, earning a 7-5 record thus far. The team lost 3-1 to B-CC Oct. 17. "This was a hard loss," coach Cindy Hillard said. "In the game we won, we dominated so it was hard to lose in four." According to Hillard, if the team had more first ball kills, it...

Undefeated volleyball faces rivals in coming weeks

Undefeated volleyball faces rivals in coming weeks

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

October 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

The volleyball soars over the net from the Clarksburg side of the court. Senior Carina Graham leaps up, hits the ball and aces it. Point Churchill. The team won its third game of the season 3-0 over Clarksburg Sept. 13. "In the Clarksburg game it was all about defense," coach Cindy Hillard said. Five ...

Young boys volleyball team eager to play

Young boys volleyball team eager to play

By By Yasmin Akbari and Matt Raab

March 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

      After a lukewarm 5-7 finish to the 2010-2011 season, the boys volleyball team is looking to rebuild this year with a young roster and a new coach.   With only five players returning to the team from the previous season, the lineup will be full of new and younger faces. Varsity gi...

Coed volleyball takes new roster into season

Coed volleyball takes new roster into season

By By Matt Raab, Production Editor

March 26, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

 Although the coed volleyball team’s roster saw an influx of new players at the start of the season, individual experience is expected to make up for a lack of teamwide familiarity and has given the team raised expectations heading into the first matches of the season.  "A lot of boys came over from bo...

WJ knocks volleyball out of playoffs in first round

By By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

November 21, 2011


Filed under Sports

  The girls volleyball team had a short playoff run as it lost to Walter Johnson 3-0 in an away game in the first round of the playoffs Nov. 4.   The Bulldogs had difficulty with their defense against WJ but still fought hard against the tough WJ team who only had three losses in the se...

Volleyball breaks from up and down pattern

By By Matt Raab, Production Editor

October 24, 2011


Filed under Sports

  The girls volleyball team shut out Seneca Valley 3-0 Oct. 18, a needed bolster to the team’s confidence after recent losses. The team improved its record to 7-4 with the win and has almost guaranteed itself a winning record with only three matches left.   The win over Seneca Valley came in ...

Girls volleyball dominates during perfect season start

By Jamie Lescht, Public Relations

October 3, 2011


Filed under Sports

  The girls volleyball team continued its season Sept. 15 with a 3-0 victory against Watkins Mill HS. The team held its own by leading throughout most of the game and hopes to continue its success throughout the season.   "I think we’re going to do really well this year," senior captain Pa...

RM defeats boys volleyball in playoffs

By Jessica Lee - Staff Writer

May 24, 2011


Filed under Sports

Boys volleyball started and ended playoffs May 4, losing to Richard Montgomery 3-0. Shortened practices and absent starters created less than ideal starting lineups in the regular season, which ended 5-7. "As a team, we’ve been playing pretty strong," junior captain Raymond Li said. "Often we have...

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