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Boys basketball team prepares for season

The 2020 WCHS Boys Varsity basketball team is shown in the picture with two of their coaches. The photo was taken at the beginning of the basketball season. The text next to the image shows how dominant the team was, starting their season off with a 7-1 record.
November 22, 2020

After winning the 2020 Regional Championship for 4A West Region 1, the WCHS varsity boys basketball team looks to defend their title this coming winter. With a delayed season scheduled to start on Feb....

As the winter approaches, sports continue to be online

The Boys Basketball team at WCHS had a great last season and they were disapointed to here that they will most likely not be meeting in person this season.
November 17, 2020

With the first quarter over, the 2020-2021 school year is heading into the winter season. Students have adjusted to virtual learning but have many unanswered questions concerning extracurricular activities...

WCHS Varsity Wrestling members compete at individual state tournament

Junior Max Kessler earning a point for his takedown against a very skilled opponent.
March 7, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the 14 members of the WCHS varsity wrestling team went to the individual state tournament. Although the team’s season is over, following a lackluster season, members of the team...

WCHS Swim and Dive team takes second place at States

Casey Meretta and his teammates on the WCHS Swim and Dive team pose with their trophy. The won second place at the Maryland State Championships.
March 7, 2020

After winning first place in the Maryland Public School State Championship the last two years, the WCHS boys Swim and Dive team (CHSSD) had high hopes of bringing home another victory this year. While...

Athlete of the Month: Brittini Martin

Martin playing at the Governor's Challenge in Salisbury, Md. She won honorable mention accolades in their elite showcase over winter break.
March 3, 2020

It is only the third game of the girl’s varsity basketball season. Senior captain Brittini Martin takes a shot and scores just like any other game. But it is not just any other bucket. With this shot,...

WCHS athletes prepare for future in the NCAA

Noah Rutberg, Madison Cuthbert, and Leah Rubino all express themselves through their  sports and are able to continue doing so in college.
March 3, 2020

For most athletes, the last game they play in their senior year can seem like the end of an era. But for some WCHS sports stars, it is just the beginning.  Being able to play the sport that you love...

Capitol Hill Classic: 968 teams, 122 courts

Athletes prepare for an exciting tournament in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic. Players from all over the country and even athletes from Canada, Holland, China and Puerto Rico have come to participate in one of the most exciting and unforgettable events of the year.
March 3, 2020

Step up to the court. Take a deep breath. Listen to the spectators behind you cheering you on. Toss the ball into the air above your head. Wait for that perfect moment. Now. Serve the ball and send it...

Boys basketball team looks to out-dunk the competition

Senior Jomo Goings goes for a dunk during a game against Quince Orchard. The boys basketball team is looking for a long run in their season's playoffs.
March 3, 2020

Down by one against rival division champs Blake High School, the ball is inbounded by senior Ryan Flax. The crowd is cheering, and Flax inbounds the ball. After a shot by the Bulldogs falls short, senior...

Four WCHS winter sports teams win division champions title

The WCHS Varsity Poms team took first place at their county competition on Feb. 1, 2020 at Blair High School.
March 1, 2020

The winter of 2019-2020 was a historic season for WCHS sports. The season featured a total of four division championships and was a great representation of all of the hard work all the athletes put in...

Five-peat team glides into another successful season

Senior Nick Carline drives against Landon School in one of their toughest games of the season. The game was played at Rockville Ice Arena on Dec. 4, 2019.
January 30, 2020

WCHS ice hockey has had a longstanding tradition of success, shown by the five straight state championships the team has won. The program has won eight state championships total, earning them the title...

Freshman Chris Hacopian commits to Wake Forest

As only a freshman at WCHS, Chris Hacopian committed to Wake Forest University for baseball.
January 30, 2020

One may wonder how a freshman baseball player from Maryland gets noticed by one of the best universities in the nation. Shortstop for the Mid-Atlantic Red Sox, Chris Hacopian, knew in his heart that he...

Boys swim team prepares for vicious competition season

Junior Cameron Barclay exhibiting his athletic skill with a graceful swan dive to start the race.
December 17, 2019

The WCHS boys swim team has had a very historic past, winning the state title the past two years. This year, the team hopes to repeat their past success which will be hard after the graduation of a few...

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