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Jacket: $60, banquet $20, team acceptance: priceless?

Jacket: $60, banquet $20, team acceptance: priceless?

By Fiona Asbury, Advertising Manager

November 26, 2013

The list is up. You move your trembling finger down the alphabetically ordered names until, finally, it reaches your own. Congratulations! You are a member of a 2013-2014 CHS varsity athletic team. If making the team is not a shock for you, perhaps what comes next is. Making the team required hard work ...

Golf looks to freshmen after lackluster start

Golf looks to freshmen after lackluster start

By Angad Kanwal, Production Editor

October 1, 2012

Hoping to build on a successful 2011 season, the golf team is looking forward to a productive fall. The team’s match against B-CC, Northwest and Quince Orchard Sept. 10 ended with the Bulldogs finishing third with a score of 207. The Bulldogs took on Damascus, Quince Orchard and Walter Johnson Sept. 13 ...

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Jenna Cantor and Tiffany Trankiem

May 2, 2012

Congratulations to senior Spencer Ralph for committing to play lacrosse at Colorado College, a Division III school of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Ralph has been playing lacrosse for the past six years. He plays midfield and specializes in face-offs. Good luck to Ralph on becoming a T...

Student bemoans lack of considerate scheduling

By Staff Writer, Dana Harris

October 26, 2011

 It’s Game 1 of the 1965 World Series and Sandy Koufax is set to pitch against the Minnesota Twins. Coincidentally, this game happens to fall on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish Year. Koufax, a Jewish player for the Brooklyn Dodgers, must decide whether to pitch in the game. Millions of baseball...

Superfan Kickoff Cookout aims to boost school spirit

By Danny Weiss Online Sports Editor

October 3, 2011

  Everyone gathered around a grill last year with the smell of burgers and dogs wafting in the air, excited for the girls lacrosse playoff game. Even though just one small grill was cooking, everyone could smell the school spirit.   The Superfan Kickoff Cookout party is a new event held before CHS...

Golf team tees off, places second in first match

By Brett Sachs, Production Editor

October 3, 2011

  Despite a slow start to the season, the golf team is working hard toward a successful year. Led by co-captains seniors Phillip Ahn and Brandon Fisher, the Bulldogs are looking to improve their overall game for their last four matches.   The season began late this summer with tryouts and a trip to Will...

Football kicks off season with three commanding wins

By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

October 3, 2011

  The football team started off the season in the right direction as the team blew out B-CC 47-7 at home Sept. 16.   The win improved the team’s record to 3-0, to put them in first place in the Montgomery 4A South Division. The Bulldogs look to make the playoffs this year as they have...

Young baseball team struggles at the plate

By Joe Haynes Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2011

For the baseball team, the transition from last year’s senior-heavy team to this year’s younger, more inexperienced team has not gone as swimmingly as hoped. The Bulldogs dropped their first three games in succession to Sherwood, Magruder and Rockville, scoring only one run over the three-game...

Sports teams offer athletes exciting opportunities

By By Samantha Snowden Staff Writer

September 3, 2010

CHS is well known for its outstanding sports teams and coaches. All of its teams have a reputation for success, and the upcoming 2010 fall sports season will be no different. Many teams experienced much success in their seasons and tournaments last year, and triumph in upcoming seasons is anticipated....

Football Optimistic about new team Leaders

By By: Justine Stayman- staff resources manager

September 2, 2010

For the football team, the 2009 season not only met but surpassed high expectations. With Joe Allen taking over as a promising new head coach and talented younger players coming in to replace outgoing seniors, both team members and fans hoped the season would go well. However, it didn’t only go well,...

Sports leagues donate losing teams’ apparel

By By Natalie Geisler Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2010

The buzzer sounds.  Duke has just won its fourth national championship.  Elated players and coaches storm the court in celebration of their feat, and within seconds, each player on Duke’s roster has quickly donned a brand-new t-shirt and hat, both of which seem to have appeared out of thin air. If...

CHS Athletes Commit

By By Suzy Rudorfer Staff Writer

May 5, 2010

Congratulations to junior Alexis Shay for verbally committing to play soccer for High Point University of the Big South Conference. Shay has been on varsity for three years as a midfield and forward. Good luck to Shay on becoming a Panther. The Observer would like to honor athletes who will be taking...

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