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The JV boys lacrosse team poses for a picture after finishing their season 9-0

JV Boys Lacrosse Team Goes Undefeated for Third Straight Year

By Julia McDermott, Senior Writer April 30, 2015

Coming off two straight undefeated seasons, the junior varsity boys lacrosse team was far from an underdog at the beginning of this year, but when the bulldogs stepped onto the field for the first time...

Senior Rachel Thal-Larsen has played varsity lacrosse for 4 years and had 51 goals and 12 assists in the 2014 spring season. She is considering continuing her lacrosse career at Lehigh University next year.

Athlete of the Month

By Julia McDermott, Senior Editor April 28, 2015

Sprinting past player after player, a blue and green jersey sporting the number 20 dodges and weaves through a wave of the opposing team’s attempts to steal the ball. Nearing the net, she pulls her stick...

Athlete of the Month: Andrew Kurapov

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor February 24, 2015

When he was just 2 years old, Andrew Kurapov put on a pair of skates and stepped onto the ice for the very first time. He tried them out on a couple of local ice rinks, skating with the help of his parents,...

Senior Kali Becker is one of the many CHS athletes to commit this fall.

Athletes Commit

By Michael Fox, Julia McDermott, and Hannah Yasharoff November 21, 2014

Senior Louis Dubick Senior Louis Dubick verbally committed to the University of Maryland at College Park as a sophomore after the 2011-2012 spring season, but Dubick officially signed as a Terrapin...

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

Golf adds another win to State Championship record

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...

Athlete of the Month: Julia Reicin

Athlete of the Month: Julia Reicin

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor October 27, 2014

When CHS sophomore Julia Reicin was 2, she began to take swimming classes. A year later, she took up soccer, and by the time she was 7, she was playing both sports competitively. It was not until middle...

The ‘Dirty Thirty’ dominate BCC

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor September 8, 2014

The CHS football team stepped onto the field Friday night for its match against BCC and delivered a big win for the first game of the season, beating the Barons with a final score of 39-0. After losing...

Autism Speaks races to reach fundraising goals

Autism Speaks races to reach fundraising goals

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor May 30, 2014

When a relative was diagnosed with Autism 14 years ago, the Pereles family decided to start a 5K race to raise money and support Autism Awareness. In that first year, before the Autism Speaks Foundation...

Openly gay football player makes NFL history

Openly gay football player makes NFL history

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor March 21, 2014

On Feb. 9, 2014, football player Michael Sam of the University of Missouri gave a history-making interview on ESPN’s "Outside the Lines." An All-American defensive lineman and recent SEC Defensive Player...

Track and field struggles with inclement weather

Track and field struggles with inclement weather

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor March 6, 2014

After a winter full of snowy days and single digit temperatures, CHS track and field has had to endure countless practices away from its beloved track. As one of the only winter sports relying on outdoor...

Swim and Dive

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor February 26, 2014

The Bulldogs swim and dive team finished up a powerful season Feb. 8 with a big win for the girls team at the Metropolitan Swim and Dive Championship. The top swimming contributors were seniors Harrison...

Boy's Basketball

Boy’s Basketball

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor February 26, 2014

The season began with a bumpy start with six losses in December alone, but the boys basketball team, under new head coach Robert Bean, has since picked up its game to improve its overall record to 9-10...

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