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Athlete of the Month: June 2019

Athlete of the Month: June 2019

By Riley Hurr, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

14 kills. 3 blocks. Number ten does it yet again. For the past five years, Ben Tombini has continued to master the game of volleyball. Ever since moving to WCHS from Brazil three years ago, he has been on the WCHS boys varsity volleyball team. This number three seed team finished 10-1 in the regular...

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

By Caitlyn Jennings, Senior Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Spring

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...

Athlete of the Month: April 2019

Athlete of the Month: April 2019

By Allison Jacobs, Assistant News Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

Freshman Jaden Selby has set a new standard as a young wrestler on the mat, taking on opponents two or even three years older than him and still dominating each match. He was also one of only three wrestlers on the team to qualify for states. Selby has been wrestling for nine years and was one of...

Athlete of the Month: March 2019

Athlete of the Month: March 2019

By Julia Lescht, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

Senior Cat Correa has proved herself to be a dominant force on the basketball court, playing a large role in the WCHS girls varsity basketball team’s strongest season since 2003--the year they won the state championship. Correa has been on the varsity team since her freshman year, and she has been...

Athlete of the Month: February 2019

Athlete of the Month: February 2019

By Max Kandel, News Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Winter

With an solid record and consistently improving players, this year's varsity boys basketball team is starting to make some noise. This is due in part to senior John Mbeng. Finishing up his final season with the Bulldogs, Mbeng’s path to success was unlike many star players. While Mbeng was not a...

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

November 21, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Fall, Sports, Top Stories

Senior Jane Olcott led the varsity girls soccer team to a 10-4 record and to a MPSSAA sectional final by remaining focused and ready to tackle any challenges during the season. Olcott is the girls varsity soccer team captain and has already committed to Villanova University. Olcott started playing...

Athlete of the Month: October 2018

Athlete of the Month: October 2018

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories

The CHS Bulldogs have taken Montgomery County football by storm, trampling their competition each week with a potent offense and stifling defense. Their success is due in part to senior running back Patrick Richardson. Richardson has been playing football with CHS since he was a freshman on JV. Each...

Athlete of the Month: May 2018

Athlete of the Month: May 2018

By Kyle Emery, Senior Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Top Stories

With an outstanding record and consistent performance unmatched by any other team at CHS, boys lacrosse has created quite a name for itself. The great success of this program is due in part to senior captain Reed Moshyedi.   Finishing up his final season with the Bulldogs, Moshyedi looks ...

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...

Athlete of the Month: January 2018

Athlete of the Month: January 2018

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

February 11, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Winter

Seven years ago junior Robert Rizzo stepped on the diving board at Country Glen pool for the first time. Today he is a key contributor to the CHS swim and dive team and one of the best divers in the county.   This season, Rizzo has helped the CHS Swim and Dive team pick up wins against Walte...

Athlete of the Month: December 2017

Athlete of the Month: December 2017

By Will Hyland, Sports Editor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports

Nine years ago, senior Nadia Hedayat hit the court for the very first time. Today, she is the captain of CHS volleyball and a key contributor to the team’s run to the regional final this season.   Hedayat has improved each year, culminating this season when she helped lead the team in ki...

Athlete of the Month: November 2017

Athlete of the Month: November 2017

By Sara Heimlich, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Uncategorized

Girls varsity field hockey has once again won the regional championships — but they couldn’t have accomplished this without leading scorer and junior Alex Sperling on the offense.   Sperling has played for the varsity team since the start of her freshman year.   “Sometimes w...

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