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Daniella Lew, who wears number six on her jersey, gets in her batting stance at a home game. Pre-COVID, Lew played many in-person games, both at WCHS and at the opposing schools.

Athlete of the Month: Daniella Lew

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2021

Whether she is sitting in the dugout with her teammates, traveling to various tournaments, adapting to last seasons’ abrupt end due to COVID-19 or going head to head with WCHS’ rivals, junior Daniella...

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

By Caitlyn Jennings, Senior Writer May 7, 2019

WCHS is full of talented and skilled athletes. While this is a positive contributor to increased school spirit, it can have negative effects on students who are looking to play on a varsity team as an...

Varsity Softball  features two sophomore captains and two junior captains in place of seniors. The team is off to a 2-8 start.

With No Seniors, Softball Captains Step Up to Lead the Team

By Kyle Emery and Jake Certner May 4, 2016

On any varsity team, it is almost a given that the heart and soul of the team revolves around senior leadership, four-year players who know the ropes and are looking to make an impact on their final season,...

Young softball team faces first round playoff exit

Young softball team faces first round playoff exit

By Caitlin Doherty, Circulation Manager May 29, 2013

Despite a disappointing regular season and a 3-0 loss to Richard Montgomery in the first round of the playoffs, the girls softball team has high hopes for next year. After losing to Richard Montgomery...

Despite injury, softball team stays focused

Despite injury, softball team stays focused

By Anjali Chatterjee, Staff Writer April 30, 2013

Like most child soccer players, junior William Szamosszegi had dreams of becoming a super star soccer player.  His passion for the sport deteriorrated, however, before he entered high school. At age...

Softball team out after first round of playoffs

Softball team out after first round of playoffs

By Matt Raab and Zoe Forster May 29, 2012

After a slow start, girls softball continued to struggle through the end of the season. The team finished the regular season with a record of 4-1-13, after suffering several blowout losses in the second...

Softball's young talent shows promise for future

Softball’s young talent shows promise for future

By Dana Youngentob, News Editor April 30, 2012

The softball team has had a rough start to the season. After seven games, the Bulldogs have clinched just three wins. The team beat Richard Montgomery 10-2 April 19, Bethesda-Chevy Chase 11-4 April...

Softball starts season with new pitching rotation

Softball starts season with new pitching rotation

By By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor March 27, 2012

The CHS softball team looked strong in its second scrimmage of the year, defeating Wootton 4-3 March 10. In the game, CHS looked sharp on the mound and better in the field, an improvement from the first...

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...

Softball season sparked by three-game win streak

By Ben Schick - Staff Writer April 13, 2011

After a losing season last year, the softball team has started off the season strong. Despite a disappointing season opener against Sherwood and a loss to Gaithersburg, the team put together a three game...

Softball Preview

By Matthew Brothers, Sports Editor March 22, 2011

After a disappointing losing record and early exit from the playoffs last year, the softball team has looked to turn around and improve its game before the season opener March 21 at Sherwood.   The...

Softball season ends with first round loss

Unfortunately for the CHS softball team, the season came to an abrupt end with a 5-3 loss to rival Walter Johnson, May 13. The Bulldogs led the entire game until the seventh inning. "We played really...

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