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Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball Round 1 Preview

Dawg Pound Podcast: Boys Basketball Round 1 Preview

By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller

February 22, 2017 Click the link above to listen to Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller preview the Bulldogs upcoming playoff matchup against WJ this Friday, Feb. 24 at 5:30pm. Included: Keys to the Game Team Overviews Predictions Thank you...

Despite Early Exit, Outstanding Season Paves Way for Future Success

Even after a heartbreaking loss, the CHS Girls Basketball team had a very successful season.

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground,” a famous quote from president Theodore Roosevelt, closely relating to the resilient 2015-2016 basketball team who concluded their promising season with a  18-6 record. The team showed vast improvement over the course of the season, helping...

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...

Young girls basketball coasts into playoffs

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor

February 21, 2012

  The girls basketball team got back on the winning track Feb. 3 when it defeated Clarksburg 52-30 followed by a Feb. 7 58-43 win over Quince Orchard. The wins followed a Feb. 1 48-41 loss to Walter Johnson. Against Quince Orchard, junior forward Erica Lindsay burst on to the scene with a gam...

WJ knocks volleyball out of playoffs in first round

By By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

November 21, 2011

  The girls volleyball team had a short playoff run as it lost to Walter Johnson 3-0 in an away game in the first round of the playoffs Nov. 4.   The Bulldogs had difficulty with their defense against WJ but still fought hard against the tough WJ team who only had three losses in the se...

Field hockey plows through regular season with high hopes for playoffs

By Matt Raab Sports Production Editor

October 26, 2011

      After a nearly perfect first part of the season, the field hockey team is seeking to wrap up with continued success into the playoffs.   "Last year we had trouble coming out of the close games," coach Catherine Miller said.  "This year, we are better at keeping our cool." ...

Softball finishes season strong, preps for playoffs

By Joel Denicoff - Sports Editor

May 24, 2011

  The softball team suffered its first loss at home to Clarksburg, 7-3, May 5, dropping its record to 7-7. The Lady Bulldogs only have two regular season games left before they start a playoff run. Despite the loss, the Lady Bulldogs are in third place in the 4A West Division and on track to hav...

Boys lacrosse heads into playoffs with winning streak

By Mairin Hall - Staff Writer

May 17, 2011

Boys lacrosse added to its winning record throughout April and early May, defeating teams in all nine of its games as of May 2.  Despite the loss of junior captain Cameron Moshyedi to a broken arm, the Bulldogs have been able to outplay their opponents with strong offensive efforts and solid defensive...

Boys basketball season ends after playoff loss

By Joel Denicoff, Staff Writer

March 23, 2011

Boys basketball’s historic, record-breaking season finally came to an end with a 62-55 loss to Magruder March 2 in the regional semi-final playoff game, which was the furthest CHS has made it in 32 years. CHS kept it close the entire game against the second-seeded Colonels. The Bulldogs jumped out...

Girls basketball falls to Northwest in playoffs

By Joel Denicoff, Staff Writer

March 21, 2011

Girls basketball’s impressive playoff run ended March 3 with a loss at Northwest in the regional semi-final playoff game. Northwest proved to be the more dominant team as the Jaguars defeated the Lady Bulldogs 53-31. CHS fell behind in the first quarter, scoring only four points and was forced to...

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