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WCHS ultimate frisbee club creates fun and competitive environment

The WCHS frisbee team is not an official sports team, but a club that meets twice a week. The team is a tight-knit family.

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 10, 2019

All around WCHS, a student can see and hear announcements for joining the school’s ultimate frisbee team. Except it’s not a team—it’s a club that runs in the fall and spring. Captained in 2018-2019 by Ben Malech and Jerry Liu, the Ultimate Frisbee Club at WCHS is known for being a great way ...

Ultimate Frisbee Petitions MCPS for Official Sport Status

Last year's team poses after its State Championship appearance. This year's team is preparing for States.

By Will Hyland, Production Editor

May 31, 2016

The idea that ultimate frisbee would become a recognized MCPS sport has been tossed around for a while, and with the recent announcement by the Olympic committee declaring frisbee an olympic sport, now may be the most likely time for a change to be made. CHS ultimate frisbee captain junior Jacob Gl...

Frisbro’s win second in states

Frisbro's win second in states

By Danny Gordon, Senior Writer

May 13, 2015

The Frisbros finished second in the 2015 Maryland State Championship May 10 behind BCC. “We had a ridiculously athletic team,” senior Jake Smith said. “I had high expectations. I knew that with some work we had the potential to win states.” Having only lost twice, The Frisbros came into...

Girls start frisbee team

Girls start frisbee team

By Fiona Asbury, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

It has been over 40 years since Title IX, the bill allowing women to participate in all sports, came into effect. However, co-ed teams allowing both genders are often dominated by males, making it intimidating for a girl to join the team. This was the case with the CHS ultimate frisbee team until two femal...

Ultimate frisbee high on team spirit despite losses

By Spenser Easterbrook - Opinions Editor

April 11, 2011

After finishing with a 6-5 record last year, the ultimate Frisbee team has high hopes for a strong season, and is looking to make it all the way to this year’s state finals. In an unlucky break last season, the team was not able to compete in the state tournament due to a scheduling conflict with prom. “Our...

Ultimate works toward greater success in future

By By Joel Denicoff-staff writer

May 5, 2010

One week after falling to B-CC 15-4, the ultimate frisbee team defeated Blair by way of forfeit April 18. Though this is the frisbee team’s third year, the experienced B-CC team has played ultimate frisbee longer and practices year round. As a result, CHS lost with a lack of experience as they only...

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