The Observer

Athlete of the Month: Noah Rutberg

Senior Noah Rutberg has been swimming since he was nine years old, and now he has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials.

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2020

Senior Noah Rutberg has acquired certain fame around school, known as the WCHS student who qualified for the 2020 Olympic trials and for committing to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill for swimming.  Rutberg started swimming with his summer swim team when he was only six and started sw...

Athlete of the Month

Junior Sanjay Wijesekera swims the backstroke in a
meet. He placed fourth in the 100 yard event last year.

By Ethan C. Miller, Online Sports Editor

January 11, 2017

Waking up for a 5:30 am practice may seem extreme to most, but for swimmer and junior Sanjay Wijesekera, it’s merely his weekly preparation. After the boys swim team’s undefeated regular season and second place finish at the state championships last year, Wijesekera is poised to help the team ...

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 30, 2012

Congratulations to senior Spencer Liang for committing to play tennis at Harvard University next year. Liang has been playing tennis since she was 8, and her highest national ranking is second place. Congratulations to Liang on becoming a Crimson. Congratulations to senior Austin Cole for committing to swim for the Universi...

Swim and dive girls have strong showing at Metros

Swim and dive girls have strong showing at Metros

By By Zoe Forster, Business Manager

February 21, 2012

  The girls swim and dive team won the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championship at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center Feb.11. The Bulldogs finished with a 382-380 advantage over two-time defending champion Walt Whitman.   Freshman Kali Becker was key to the...

Swim and Dive starts season with new coach

By By Nicole Malament, Staff Writer

December 20, 2011

    After winning against both Walter Johnson (WJ) Dec.10 and in a scrimmage against Poolesville Dec. 3, the swim team is looking forward to a strong season. CHS men beat WJ 103-68, and the CHS women beat WJ 90-81.   "Many swimmers were missing the meet for another competition, so we relied on our...

Bodies, bikinis and bronzer, ‘SI: Swimsuit 2011’

By By Charles Cook-staff writer

March 2, 2011

Ah yes, it’s that time of year again. The snow is melting, Cupid’s love is still floating in the air, and over 100 stunningly attractive, young women have had their scantily clad bodies photographed, published and distributed around the nation. In case you have been hiding under a rock, the publication...

Swim and dive dominate regular season competition

By By joel denicoff- staff writer

March 1, 2011

After a dominant regular season, the boys swim team won divisionals Feb. 12 at B-CC by 50 points over second placed Wootton. The girls swim team took second place to Whitman. CHS proved to be one of the best teams in the county as the boys went undefeated at a 5-0 record and the girls went 4-1 in the...

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