The Observer

Baseball works toward state championship title

Baseball works toward state championship title

By Emily Raab, Production Editor

May 29, 2013

The baseball team beat the B-CC Barons 5-4 in the 4A West semi-finals May 15. The Bulldogs had previously defeated the Whitman Vikings 10-8 in the second playoff game of the season, and the Kennedy Cavaliers 11-0 May 10 in a shutout game to begin the playoff season. With playoffs now underway, the tea...

Baseball eliminated by QO in extra innings

Baseball eliminated by QO in extra innings

By Ben Schick, Online Sports Editor

May 29, 2012

The baseball team lost a close game in the second round of the county playoffs May 15, losing 5-4 to Quince Orchard in extra innings. The Bulldogs took an early 4-0 lead in the third inning, but the Cougars came back and forced the game into extra innings. The Cougars scored the winning run off of a wi...

Baseball works to build team unity

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

May 2, 2012

The CHS baseball team beat undefeated Whitman 6-1 April 16, improving its record to 3-6. Whitman pitcher Michael Flack struck out CHS in the first inning, but the Bulldogs kept the intensity up throughout the whole game and scored four runs by the fourth inning. Senior captain pitcher Danny Weiss...

Baseball shows promise in first scrimmage win

Baseball shows promise in first scrimmage win

By By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

March 27, 2012

 The CHS baseball team looked strong, winning its first scrimmage 5-2 against Seneca Valley March 10.  The team has high hopes going into the 2012 season, as it is returning all but three players. Led by senior Kelby Spring, who was the starting pitcher, the team did a solid job pitching, allowing...

Red Sox fan relives crushing defeat

By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

October 25, 2011

I was in a major panic one night when I had difficulty breathing, terrible headaches, slurred speech, dizziness and anxiety. Some might have thought that I was having an anaphylactic reaction, but in reality, I just had symptoms of being a Boston Red Sox fan. The Sox decided to play great baseball...

Baseball at 6-11, looks to regular season wrap-up

By Ben Hollander - Staff Writer

May 24, 2011

After a rough start to the season consisting of five consecutive losses, the baseball team is concluding its disappointing regular season strong with a 16-0 victory at Kennedy May 7 and a 6-5 home victory over Clarksburg May 5, improving its record to 6-11. CHS dominated the batter’s box against Kenned...

Young baseball team struggles at the plate

By Joe Haynes Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2011

For the baseball team, the transition from last year’s senior-heavy team to this year’s younger, more inexperienced team has not gone as swimmingly as hoped. The Bulldogs dropped their first three games in succession to Sherwood, Magruder and Rockville, scoring only one run over the three-game...

Lack of paved walkway to field may violate law

By Ben Schick, Staff Writer

March 21, 2011

For CHS baseball spectators, the only way to reach the baseball field directly from the parking lot is to walk along a steep, uneven, gravel pathway, which poses difficulties for those who want to watch baseball and softball games and have trouble walking or use handicap equipment. Nancy Miller, a CHS...

Baseball Preview

By Joe Haynes, Sports Editor

March 21, 2011

The baseball team will kick off its season March 21 in a revenge game against Sherwood. Last year, the team fell in the regional semifinals to the Warriors. To prepare for the season, the team held offseason workouts three times a week and ran twice a week. The players also tried to hit and throw...

Baseball reaches regional semifinals in strong turn around season, but loses to Sherwood

By By Joe Haynes-Sports Editor

June 3, 2010

The baseball team’s strong season came to a halt when it fell to Sherwood May 19 in the regional semifinals of the playoffs. The team fell behind early to the Warriors and could not recover. The 18-7 loss snapped the Bulldogs’ eight-game winning streak dating back to April 24. The reason the...

Baseball senior leaders, baseball starts strong

By By: Joe Haynes-Sports Editor

May 4, 2010

The baseball team fell to rival Wootton 8-1 after being tied after five innings April 24. The loss to Wootton drops the record of the Bulldogs to 5-3, and was not the game the team hoped to play after defeating RM, 5-0, April 22. CHS also lost to Walter Johnson 4-1 April 20 in a game played under...

Improved pitching, new coach key for CHS

By By: David Wilson-Sports Editor

March 23, 2010

The baseball team will open up its season March 22 against Sherwood. While many of the players remain from last year’s team that upset archrival Wootton in the first round of the playoffs, two notable new faces dotted the tryout field during the first week of March: new head coach Scott Blackwood and...

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