The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The WCHS Varsity Hockey team poses with their trophy after winning their 10th state championship title

GOAT! WCHS sports celebrate a phenomenal year

By Sneha David, Assitant Online Editor June 9, 2022

While Churchill prides itself on its successful students and strong academics, many of WCHS’ sports teams excelled this year. Because of the hard work athletes put in, many of WCHS’ sports teams went...

Smiling for the camera, the WCHS field hockey team proudly holds up the plaque for winning the county championship game.

Sunny success for field hockey team after the rain

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor November 25, 2021

Heavy rain pummeled the field and the game had been twice delayed, but the feeling of excitement when the whistle blew to start the inaugural Field Hockey County Championship Game was unaffected.  For...

WCHS varisty field hockey team smiling after yet another successful game.

WCHS varsity field hockey is as united as ever

By Ava Freeman, Assistant Features Editor October 11, 2019

With their theme being UN1TY, the WCHS Varsity field hockey team, coached by Catherine Miller, has proven that a united team is a winning team. The theme is inspired by the idea that in order to be successful,...

Fall sports in review

Fall sports in review

By Jackson Resnick, Features Editor December 17, 2018

Boys Soccer (8-5-1) Coach Arnold Tarzy’s squad impressed once again this season, but could not get past an obstacle that the team has not been able to overcome in the past couple of years-- the sectional...

Senior Ellie Shein runs down the field with the ball during the game against Wootton High School. WCHS won the game in overtime.

Field hockey secures regional championship

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor November 21, 2018

The WCHS field hockey team is off to a strong start, winning their first 11 games and advancing to the state semifinals for another four games. Despite losing six seniors this year, the team has come...

Photo Courtesy of Regan Solomon.

Field hockey regional final: Churchill 4, B-CC 0

By Jake Herman, News Editor November 21, 2017

The CHS field hockey team advanced to the state semifinals with a convincing 4-0 win over B-CC on Nov. 1.   This is the second consecutive year that the Bulldogs ousted the B-CC Barons in the...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor December 7, 2016

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...

Sophomore Regan Solomon (#5) chases after the ball while being trailed by a defender. The Bulldogs were 16-0 in the regular season.

Field Hockey Finishes Season as State Finalists

By Ethan S. Miller and Max Kandel December 2, 2016

CHS varsity field hockey concluded a record setting season, becoming the first team since 1985 to reach states. The team’s record improved from 9-5 in 2014 and 8-4-1 in 2015 to perfect in the 2016...

The field hockey team made a goal to raise enough money to send a family of four on a vacation to Disney World.

Girls Field Hockey raises money for Make-A-Wish

By Thomas Atkinson, Online Features Editor October 29, 2015

The varsity girls field hockey team fundraised for the Make-A-Wish Foundation during its game Oct. 6 and raised over $8,000. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to grant...

Kate Reese is now playing soccer for Loyola University.

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor October 29, 2015

Last year’s CHS senior class excelled in almost every sport, and the Observer would like to highlight several CHS athletes that have continued their excellence at the collegiate level.   Lucy...

CHS baseball players participated in a summer league team without the help of their Churchill head coach.

Limitations on Off-season Coaching Unreasonable

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor September 29, 2015

“Championships are won in the offseason” is the classic sports mantra MCPS has decided to completely ignore, and even go so far as to work against. According to the MCPS website, it is against county...

Field Hockey

Field Hockey

By Caitlin Doherty, Circulation Manager December 4, 2013

The field hockey team lost to Wootton 5-1 in the second round of the playoffs Oct. 28. "Woottonwas a really talented team,"junior midfielder Dani Weinberg said. "We left everything on the field and played...

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