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Wrestling team pins down record-breaking season

Wrestling team pins down record-breaking season

By Allison Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

Churchill wrestling has maintained an outstanding record this season, with 17 wins and only two losses: to Damascus HS in a tri-meet and Urbana HS in State finals. However, that is not the most impressive part of their season.   Wrestling made history this year by being the first CHS wrestlin...

Athlete of the Month: March 2018

Athlete of the Month: March 2018

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Winter

His opponent is in his grasp. He goes for the pin. Five seconds pass and a victor is declared. That victor is senior wrestling captain Andrew Welch.   Varsity wrestling has once again put up an impressive season, boasting a 4A West Regional Championship win and finished the State finals in s...

Wrestling Team Sets CHS All-Time Record

Wrestling Team Sets CHS All-Time Record

By Ethan C. Miller, Online Sports Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

The CHS varsity wrestling team is making history this season after starting the year with a 16 match winning streak, a CHS record. The team has enjoyed an outstanding season thus far, with 13 wins and two losses in county play as of Feb. 9. Their only losses came on Jan. 24 and Feb. 8, both against...

Senior wrestler wins 100th match of career

Senior wrestler wins 100th match of career

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Online Sports Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

After a gruesome physical and mental battle, the final whistle blows, and the referee lifts the victor’s hand for the 100th time in his career. This victor is none other than senior Guilian Groce. Groce reached his 100th victory as a CHS wrestler against Clarksburg Feb. 3, a milestone that has also...

Wrestling

Wrestling

By Jordan Janis, Features Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

After a difficult 2012-2013 season with a record of 4-10, the wrestling team is preparing for its upcoming season. Wrestling coach and physical education teacher Timothy Lowe has high expectations for the season. "Last season we had a list of unfortunate situations and injuries we had to overcome," Lowe said.  ...

Wrestling struggles after losing key athletes

Wrestling struggles after losing key athletes

By Ethan Denicoff, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

After the loss of eight starters, CHS wrestling struggled to meet the high expectations it set for itself at the beginning of the season. The Bulldogs finished the regular season with a record of 4-10. This season’s underachieving was mostly due to the loss of freshman Mitch Block, sophomore Alec McGee...

Wrestling finds success in all weight classes

By Ethan Denicoff, Staff Writer

December 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

Wrestling began the season with a 43-35 victory against Blair Dec. 5. Wins came from wrestlers in every weight group. "Everyone preformed really well," Groce said. "The weight groups from 145 pounds and up did not give up one loss." In their match against Wootton Dec. 12, the Bulldogs wrestled h...

Wrestling

Wrestling

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

December 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

The CHS wrestling team hopes to start off its 2012-2013 season in a big way. CHS lost several seniors to graduation, but the team does not think its winning ability will be hindered by their absence. Several upperclassmen have stepped up and hope to make an impact on the team’s record in place of th...

Wrestling misses qualifying for team tournament

Wrestling misses qualifying for team tournament

By By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer

February 21, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

      After starting strong with a 7-1 record, the wrestling team fell short of the postseason after losing to Springbrook, Walter Johnson and Wootton.   Expectations were very high for the team, which has talented wrestlers including 11 seniors. The team looked to seasoned wrest...

Wrestling opens with win

Wrestling opens with win

By By Matt Raab, Features Production Editor

December 20, 2011


Filed under Sports

    After a mediocre 2010-2011 season, the boys wrestling team is looking to finish on top this year. The team, which ended last season with a 5-7 record, expects more success this year with a more experienced team and a new coach, Timothy Lowe.   The team won its first match of the season ...

Sutton is sixth freshman to win state championship

By Thomas Geenen, Staff Writer

March 21, 2011


Filed under Sports

Freshman Hunter Sutton became the state champion for the 119-pound weight class March 5 at the Cole Field House at the University of Maryland. “It feels really good to win states,” Sutton said. “The coaches are really hoping for more state titles in the future.” Sutton defeated Tuscarora...

Wrestling team bounces back after coaching scandal

By By Matthew Bothers- Sports Editor and Maddy Flax- Archives Manager

March 1, 2011


Filed under Sports

The wrestling team heads to the postseason tournament after starting strong, slipping toward the end of the season, and accumulating to an average regular season record, due in part to the firing of wrestling head coach Brandon Shapiro Jan. 6, who was then permitted to return to the team as a voluntary...

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