The Observer

Athletics in MoCo Need More Funding to be Competitive

Athletics in MoCo Need More Funding to be Competitive

By Cristian Edwards, Senior Writer

April 23, 2016

When anyone looks around other schools in other counties, such as Frederick and Anne Arundel, they will see state-of-the-art weight rooms and top notch artificial turf fields and facilities. When they look around schools in Montgomery County, they will see dirt fields and crammed weight rooms. I...

The Lack of Urinal Dividers Pisses off Male Students

The Lack of Urinal Dividers Pisses off Male Students

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

February 25, 2016

This is possibly the biggest issue for all males at CHS and it should not be taken lightly. The question, you ask? Urinal dividers. Through my four years at this school, I’ve been dumbfounded as to why there haven’t been urinal dividers installed in every boys bathroom. As a voice for the male...

Crew Team Adjusts to Full-body Winter Training

Crew Team Adjusts to Full-body Winter Training

By Fiona Asbury, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2016

Fingers clasped around a black handlebar and feet strapped into pedals, they strain against the resistance of a rowing machine, pumping their bodies backward and forward to simulate the motions required to propel a narrow boat through the water. Another group can be seen drenched in sweat as they move...

Rec Ball is the Solution for Your Daily Stress

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

January 4, 2016

You’ve always loved basketball, but if you’re anything like me, the best word to describe your ability is “decent.” You know you aren’t good enough for the school team, but you’re not ready to give up the sport. The answer is simple: recreational basketball. Playing recreational basketball...

Athlete of the Month: Philip Satin

Athlete of the Month: Philip Satin

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

January 4, 2016

Off the ice, he may not be the biggest, the most threatening or the most aggressive person, but on the ice, it’s a completely different story. Senior captain Philip Satin has been one of ice hockey’s go-to weapons ever since his freshman year on varsity. Whether it’s goal scoring, defense or...

New Golf Coach Has High Expectations for Team

New Golf Coach Has High Expectations for Team

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

September 29, 2015

Coming off an MPSSAA state championship win last year, the golf team was left coach-less after former head coach Mike Fisher stepped down, that is, until CHS resource teacher Aaron Vactor took charge as the team’s new coach. “I’ve coached golf in the past at Einstein,” Vactor said. “My dad...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor

May 27, 2015

He seems to be everywhere. You can find him breaking tackles on the football field or blowing past other sprinters on the track.S enior Marquette Lewis has had the goal of being a part of the top sprinters on the extremely talented CHS track team since the beginning of his career. “All four years...

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