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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: 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

Athlete of the Month

By Sophie Liss, Social Media Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Nine years ago, junior Jack Connolly became a wrestler, a long-standing tradition in the Connolly family. Today, he is ranked third in the Washington Post’s All-Met wrestling team for his weight class and recently won first place at the Jan. 23 Paint Branch tournament, in addition to being named the...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Ethan C. Miller, Online Sports Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Waking up for a 5:30 am practice may seem extreme to most, but for swimmer and junior Sanjay Wijesekera, it’s merely his weekly preparation. After the boys swim team’s undefeated regular season and second place finish at the state championships last year, Wijesekera is poised to help the team ...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In the spring of eighth grade, junior Juliet Twomey picked up a field hockey stick for the first time. Three and a half years later, Twomey is CHS’s starting varsity goalie and a key player in the Bulldogs’ run to the state championship. “I knew I wanted to do a fall sport at CHS because...

Athlete of the Month- May 2016

Athlete of the Month- May 2016

By Kyle Emery, Sports Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls varsity lacrosse team won regionals this season with the help of senior captain Annie Moshyedi, who lead the team in overall points with 35 goals, 25 assists and 22 ground balls on the season, despite missing last season after tearing her ACL. “Annie provides leadership and is a great ...

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