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...

After winning their sixth straight Maryland State Championship in 2020, the WCHS hockey team poses for a group photo on the ice right after the game. The players are wearing their championship medals and hats.

Hockey team begins quest for seventh consecutive state championship

By Justin Greenzaid, Assistant Sports Editor December 20, 2020

Immediately after winning their sixth consecutive Maryland State Hockey League championship, COVID-19 arrived and swept away all remaining sports for the 2020 school year. Exactly a year after beginning...

Senior Nick Carline drives against Landon School in one of their toughest games of the season. The game was played at Rockville Ice Arena on Dec. 4, 2019.

Five-peat team glides into another successful season

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor January 30, 2020

WCHS ice hockey has had a longstanding tradition of success, shown by the five straight state championships the team has won. The program has won eight state championships total, earning them the title...

WCHS hockey coaches pose with the team after winning the state championship last year.

Hockey hopes to win fifth consecutive championship

By Brandon Li, Copy Editor November 21, 2018

Not one, not two, not three, but four state championship titles, back to back to back to back years. With the season already underway, WCHS varsity ice hockey looks to add one more title. After winning...

Juniors Ben Stanish, Kate Danziger and Cameron Miller accept the MSHL academic award during the pre-game ceremonies of the varsity hockey state-championship game.

CHS Varsity II Hockey Wins MSHL Academic Award

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor March 5, 2017

Despite the tremendous time commitment and mental game that CHS hockey offers its players, the varsity II team has proved that not only could they fulfill all of the above, but they can do so while excelling...

Senior Philip Satin (second from left), joined by seniors Zach Ruvo, Charlie Butler and Markus Hurd.

Satin in Hall Of Fame

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor February 29, 2016

Senior hockey player Philip Satin was inducted into the Maryland Hockey Hall of Fame for his achievements over his high school career. Satin qualified for this honor by scoring his 100th career point...

Senior Philip Satin, who has been skating since he was 3, has two state championship victories under his belt.

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...

Sophomore Kate Danziger plays hockey for the CHS varsity 2 team.

Female Hockey Players Contribute to CHS Teams

By Sara Heimlich, Social Media Editor January 4, 2016

Of the three CHS hockey teams consisting of 47 total players, three of them are girls. Freshman left-wing Samantha Lai is on junior varsity, sophomore defender Kate Danziger is on varsity two, and senior...

The Varsity One hockey team surrounds the State Championship trophy after beating Mariotts Ridge 10-0.

Hockey wins State Championship with record-breaking dominance

By Gil Jacobson, News Editor March 3, 2015

The CHS Varsity One hockey team defeated Marriotts Ridge 10-0 in the 2015 Maryland Student Hockey League (MSHL) 2A championship at The Gardens Ice House in Laurel Feb. 27. This is CHS’ second state...

The Bulldogs stand proudly after their 11-0 win against the B-CC Barons on senior night Feb. 6. The team will play in the state semifinals Feb. 23.

Varsity one hockey skates through playoff push

By Michael Fox, Sports Editor February 23, 2015

Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. Fortunately the CHS hockey team is lucky enough to have both a dominant defense and an explosive offense. The hockey team is approaching the playoffs...

Senior and varsity-one captain Ross Allen shoots for the net during a match up against BCC.

Bulldogs have advantage with two varsity teams

By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer December 19, 2014

For the first time in school history, the coaching staff of the CHS hockey team has decided to create a second varsity team, adding to the previously existing JV and varsity teams. Recently, the team...

Junior Trevor Dixon (left) carries the puck down the ice to lead CHS to victory.

Dawgs pounce on Patriots in hockey victory

By Michael Fox, Sports Editor November 17, 2014

From the sound of the first face-off, both teams knew it would be a blood match. Players getting crushed into the boards, open ice hits, trash talk and any other physical elements of the game of hockey. The...

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