The Observer

Athlete of the Month: Hannah Hankim

Hankim keeps perfect form as she follows through the ball. Hankim was one of the team's most consistent players throughout the season.

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor

December 17, 2019

Practicing three to four times a week with the team, as well as on her own, junior Hannah Hankim has dedicated most of her after-school life to golf. Hankim has been golfing since she was ten years old and has been on the varsity team since her freshman year. Hankim is finishing her season as an over...

WCHS golf team members swing their way to the top

All 15 members of the WCHS golf team worked hard this season leading to the team’s success.

By Emily Zhang, News Editor

November 7, 2019

WCHS golf makes a comeback this year, persisting through everything set in front of them this season. The 15 team members were extremely motivated after missing the cut last year at states. “We have won the county regular season, county tournament and county scramble. With one of the two days comple...

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 semi-finals. The team finished 10-5, a disappointment by WCHS standards. However, three of...

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Rubino

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 10, 2018

CHS wouldn’t be the same without students who try to cram as many sports as they can into their already-busy schedules. But how to appropriate their time isn’t the only factor playing into the decision to play multiple sports; students often pay the price.   For many aspiring athletes, there are many f...

Golf Secures Third Consecutive State Championship

Juniors Dylan Rotter, Lena
Capoccia and Senior Oliver
Whatley win states for
their third consecutive

By Sophie Liss, Social Media Editor

December 8, 2016

The co-ed golf team has consistently dominated Maryland high school golf competitions for the past three years, and is showing no sign of slowing down. The bulldogs won the 3A/4A state championship Oct. 26 for the third year in a row. With a team score of 315, CHS beat the next best team, Whitman,...

Soccer, Golf Coaches Bring Family Tie to CHS

Robert Tarzy (left) and his father Arnold Tarzy (right) are both coaches at CHS. This is Robert’s first time coaching co-ed golf while Arnold is in his eighth season with boys varsity soccer, after five years with golf.

By Arielle Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016

Like father, like son. Boys varsity soccer head coach Arnold Tarzy is the father of co-ed golf coach Robert Tarzy, making them the only relatives to both coach at CHS. Arnold is in his eighth season with boys soccer, after coaching golf for five years prior. Robert is following in his father’s footsteps...

Golf Coach Honored as All-Met Coach of the Year

Vactor led the CHS golf team to its second straight state title this past year and was  honored as the All-Mets Coach of the Year in recognition of his coaching abilities.

By Rebekah Sklute, Online News Editor

June 5, 2016

Golf coach and LAD Resource teacher Aaron Vactor was named the All-Met Coach of the Year, an award recognizing him as the best coach in the Maryland, Virginia and D.C area. This is Vactor’s fourth year coaching golf, and his first year as the head coach at CHS. Last year, he was an assistant co...

CHS Golf Takes Excellence to a ‘Hole’ New Level

Senior Adam Gray won the individual state championship Nov. 2.

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

November 24, 2015

The defending 3A-4A west golf state champs did not let the pressure, or anything at all, get in the way of a championship repeat this season. Golf won all 20 of its matches this fall, giving the team its first perfect season. The 20-0 record was an improvement from its previously strong 19-1 record...

CHS Golf team repeats as State Champions

Golfer Adam Gray leads CHS to a state championship in back-to-back years.

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

November 9, 2015

The defending champs did not let the pressure, or anything at all, really, get in the way of a repeat this season. The golf team displayed complete dominance in the Maryland State Championship tournament. They shot a combined 572, breaking the state record by a whopping 24 strokes, and out shot second...

New Golf Coach Has High Expectations for Team

Head Coach Aaron Vactor helps senior Ryan Schechter with his putting.

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: Dylan Rotter

Freshman Dylan Rotter helped lead CHS to a 2014 State Championship

By Christian Edwards, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Nobody knew about him, an unnoticed freshman who has never played high school golf before. Expectations were low, until he proved everyone wrong. This kid can play. The golf team won the Maryland 3A/4A state championship Oct. 29, and freshman Dylan Rotter helped CHS seal the win by shooting the lowest s...

Golf adds another win to State Championship record

The golf team brought 12 golfers to states and beat rival and previous state champion Wootton to win the state title.

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor

November 20, 2014

The CHS golf team won its 12th overall state title Oct. 29 at the University of Maryland golf course, its first since 2008. Finishing with a final score of 603, the team took first place overall in the 3A/4A division, beating rival runner up Wootton, champion the previous two years, by ten strokes. “The...

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