The Observer

Volleyball breaks from up and down pattern

By By Matt Raab, Production Editor

October 24, 2011

  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

  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

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...

Coed volleyball returns with consecutive wins

By Maddy Flax - Sports Editor

May 24, 2011

The 7-4 coed volleyball team finished off its regular season strong, with back-to-back wins against Walter Johnson and Sherwood following the team’s return from spring break. The back-to-back victories came at a much needed time for the Bulldogs, who, although surpassing Richard Montgomery, 3-0, A...

Boys volleyball dominates

By Tiffany Trankiem - Staff Writer

April 12, 2011

After last year’s season ended with a final record of 5-6, the boys volleyball team is hoping to improve this season, and started the season with a bang with wins against Whitman, Rockville and Kennedy, while only dropping one game against Northwest. “Last year, our team did not do very well because...

Coed volleyball falls to Wootton in first loss of season

By Brett Sachs - Arts Production Editor

April 12, 2011

The coed volleyball team lost to rival Wootton 1-3 April 1 after an overall successful start to the season. Senior captains Clara Sze, Jesse Wu and James Lee lead the team to reach its greatest potential this season. “We had runs where we did really well and got leads, but we made too many mistakes...

Boys Volleyball Preview

By By: Helena Rodriguez - Staff Writer

March 22, 2011

Boys Volleyball ended its 2010 season with a record of 4-9, sending it through the early rounds of the playoffs. Equipped with a new coach and a fresh set of players this spring, the team looks forward to what it hopes will be a successful season. According to junior Eugene Lin, the team struggled...

Coed Volleyball Preview

By Maddy Flax, Archive Manager

March 21, 2011

The coed volleyball team is looking forward to a solid season, as it retained the majority of its talent from last year. “We should be pretty good this year,” coach Michael Endler said.  “We have many returning starters back from last season. Last year, [2010 alumna] Erica Chao was a great...

Halfway through season, volleyball hopes to improve

By By Katy Verboncouer- Staff Writer and Maddy Flax-Archives Manager

October 28, 2010

After suffering back-to-back losses, the volleyball team finds itself at a crossroads at the halfway mark of the season. CHS suffered a 3-0 loss to Gaithersburg Oct. 1 followed by a 3-1 loss to Wootton Oct. 5. Gaithersburg quickly took out CHS, beating them in three straight games. During their match...

Easy regular season wins do not translate to playoffs

By By Donald Kim-Staff writer

June 3, 2010

After reaching the playoffs, the boys volleyball team fell 0-3 to Wootton May 5 in the first playoff game. Prior to the game against Wootton, the Bulldogs shifted into  high momentum as they easily defeated Walter Johnson April 30, 3-0. Even with the loss in the playoffs, the team felt content about...

Coed Volleyball’s weak finish hurt playoff run

By By Danny Weiss- staff writer

June 3, 2010

The coed volleyball team ended its season with a 7-5 record after an unfortunate lost in the first playoff game April 28 to Blair, 0-3.  “We didn’t finish our strongest, but it was fun and everyone improved,” freshman Adrianna Lee said. CHS beat Blair the week before during a regular season...

Coed Volleyball struggles to met expectations

By By Danny Weiss- staff writer

May 4, 2010

Coed volleyball started off their season with two quick wins against Whitman March 23 and Rockville March 25, but soon after, lost two disappointing games against Kennedy April 7 and Northwest April 9. According to head coach Mike Endler, the coed volleyball team is not reaching its fullest potential...

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