The Observer

Senior Japria Karim-Duvall scores 1000th career point

By Julia McDermott and Hannah Yasharoff

January 26, 2015

In the past 25 years, perhaps even in the entire history of CHS athletics, only three girls basketball players have scored 1000 career points. Japria Karim-Duvall has just become the fourth. When CHS girls basketball faced Walter Johnson Jan. 22, Karim-Duvall, a senior guard and captain, finished...

Coach resignations lead to questions for preseason

Coach resignations lead to questions for preseason

By Ben Fox, Sports Editor

September 30, 2013

In a decision that stunned many in the CHS community, members of the varsity and JV basketball coaching staff have announced their departure from the Bulldogs to pursue other interests. Those who have left include varsity head coach Matt Miller, varsity assistant coach and JV head coach Mike Lovitt, v...

First annual UMTTR basketball tournament

By Ben Fox, Sports Editor

September 13, 2013

On Sunday Sept 15, the Bullis school will be hosting the first annual UMTTR (pronounced “you matter”) 3 vs 3 Basketball Tournament & Fun Day in Memory of Evan Rosenstock. The proceeds for the tournament will be donated to the Mayo Clinic for Teenage Depression and Suicide Research and the Positive...

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

By Zoe Forster, Sports Editor

November 30, 2012

Despite losing a number of contributing seniors from last season, the boys basketball team hopes to build off of last year’s successful 19-9 record. The team will most likely be underclassman heavy with little varsity experience. Seniors Dominique Williams and Bryant Wheatley will lead the team as the yo...

Pickup Coalition offers friendly competition for ballers

By Joel Denicoff, Staff Writer

May 2, 2012

Senior Avery Berryman started a Facebook group Dec. 21 called The Pickup Basketball Coalition, which has become a popular sporting activity among CHS seniors.  The group meets almost every weeknight at the Buck Branch Park basketball courts, commonly referred to as “the spot.” Pickup games are...

People are oversensitive to ‘Linsanity’

People are oversensitive to 'Linsanity'

By Lara Fu, Advertising Manager

March 26, 2012

 Racism has always been a serious issue. People have fought wars and filed lawsuits over equal rights and civil liberties, and today, there is a greater ongoing effort to be politically correct. But add some fortune cookies to an ice cream designed to honor a talented Asian-American basketball player,...

Basketball rolls to second straight division title

By By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

February 21, 2012

  The boys basketball team defeated Quince Orchard 49-46 Feb. 7, bouncing back from a two-point loss to Clarksburg.   The win improved the Bulldogs to 15-4 on the season as the team only has three regular season games left until playoffs. In the game, the Bulldogs almost blew a double-digi...

Young girls basketball coasts into playoffs

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor

February 21, 2012

  The girls basketball team got back on the winning track Feb. 3 when it defeated Clarksburg 52-30 followed by a Feb. 7 58-43 win over Quince Orchard. The wins followed a Feb. 1 48-41 loss to Walter Johnson. Against Quince Orchard, junior forward Erica Lindsay burst on to the scene with a gam...

Girls B-ball tips off season with inconsistent play

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor

December 21, 2011

  The girls basketball team started its season off rocky when the Lady Bulldogs dropped their home opener to Damascus Dec. 6, crushed Sherwood in their first away game Dec. 9 and then let another game slip to Gaithersburg Dec. 12. Despite the inconsistency so far, several players have established the...

Basketball dominates in opening game on road

Senior Sam Edens led CHS in scoring against Gaithersburg with 14 points.

By By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

December 20, 2011

      The boys basketball team bounced back from a tough loss to Sherwood by demolishing Gaithersburg, 66-33, away Dec. 12.   The win improved the Bulldogs record to 2-1. Despite doubling the Trojans score, CHS was down for most of the first half but managed to tie the score at 30 at...

CHS athlete commits

CHS athlete commits

By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

November 23, 2011

Congratulations to senior Sarafina Arthur- Williams for signing her letter of intent to play basketball for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has played basketball for eight years and has been on the CHS varsity girls basketball team all four years of high school.

Boys basketball season ends after playoff loss

By Joel Denicoff, Staff Writer

March 23, 2011

Boys basketball’s historic, record-breaking season finally came to an end with a 62-55 loss to Magruder March 2 in the regional semi-final playoff game, which was the furthest CHS has made it in 32 years. CHS kept it close the entire game against the second-seeded Colonels. The Bulldogs jumped out...

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