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Lexie Levitt runs past defenders on her way to scoring a goal for the WCHS JV Lacrosse Team.

Students and fans are finally allowed to attend MCPS games

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor May 30, 2021

443 days ago, on March 6, 2020, WCHS students and community members packed into the gym and watched as the Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated Paint Branch High School to advance to the state semi-finals....

Captain, Eliot Dubick, makes his way around a BCC player to then score a goal for Churchill.

Lacrosse is back after missing last year’s season

By Ella Kaminsky, Opinions Editor May 26, 2021

Although this year has been far from normal, WCHS’s boys lacrosse season has finally begun and is back in full speed. After missing an entire season, the players are excited to be back on the field.  This...

Remi Ali, better known as 2kforbes, has become a local celebrity among DMV high school students. Ali’s Jan. 17 video edit of senior Tarrus Richardson brought WCHS’ attention to his social media full of an infusion of basketball shots and creative edits.

Celebrity videographer, 2kforbes, edits the DMV

By Max Kandel, Jackson Resnick, Staff Writer June 4, 2019

With just over 9,000 followers on Instagram, his own merchandise and people all around the DMV screaming his name, 2kforbes has built up quite a following as a talented basketball filmer and editor. The...

Senior lacrosse captain, Jack Butler, supports his teammates both on and off of the field as a friend and leader.

Butler makes a fast-break into lacrosse success

By Ella Kaminsky, Features Editor May 7, 2019

Number 14, Jack Butler, receives a pass from across the field. Butler cradles the ball as he takes a shot and scores! WCHS receives a point, and the student section is all on their feet chanting and cheering...

Coach inducted into Potomac Hall of Fame

Coach inducted into Potomac Hall of Fame

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2019

WCHS has been home to a successful lacrosse program for many consecutive seasons. This continued success is due in no small part to longtime coach Jeff Fritz. Fritz, who has helped WCHS varsity lacrosse...

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Rubino

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

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...

The CHS Lacrosse team stands for the national anthem ahead of the state championship game.

Boys Lacrosse Falls Short in State Championship

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer June 1, 2017

The CHS boys lacrosse team lost a heartbreaking state championship to Severna Park by a score of seven to six on May 24. The bigger stage at Stevenson University led to an epic 4A/3A state title game....

Boys Lacrosse Update and Final Four Preview

Boys Lacrosse Update and Final Four Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast
By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller May 18, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-6-5-18-17 Jake and Ethan discuss the Boys Lacrosse team's playoff run to the Final Four, interview starting defender Ian Rosenthal, and preview the team's...

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast
By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller March 26, 2017

  https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-5-3-26-17-lacrosse-vs-heights-recap-season-preview Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller recap Boys Lacrosse's home opener win vs. The Heights and preview...

Senior Juliana Comer committed to Cornell for soccer early in her junior year.

Athletic Recruitment Changes College Process

By Maya Rosenberg and Becky Wolfson October 29, 2015

The pathway to collegiate athletics begins at an early age. Senior Juliana Comer began playing on a recreational soccer team in elementary school with friends. Her passion for soccer during her childhood...

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...

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