The Observer

Track looks for success at counties, regionals

Track looks for success at counties, regionals

By Maddy Flax, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

The track team has had an average start to the spring season, with both the boys and girls teams earning 3-2 records. The team is hopeful for future success, as many of the top runners look to be on track to improve through the season. Seniors Will Conway, Zach Weinstein and Luke Shannon, as well...

Track aims for better finish

Track aims for better finish

By By Nicole Malament, Archive Manager

March 27, 2012

  After placing third in States for the winter season, the track team is anticipating a strong spring season.   The team graduated several notable runners last year including Jennifer Maizlish and Alex Kim.   "We had over 200 students try out for the team," coach Paul Jacobson said. "We...

CHS athelte commits

CHS athelte commits

By Joe Haynes, Editor-In-Cheif

February 21, 2012

Congratulations to senior Nadim “the Dream” Elhage for committing to play football and track for Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Elhage has been on the varsity football team for three years, and track for four. Congratulations to Elhage on becoming a Polar Bear.

Individuals perform well at indoor track regionals

Senior Will Conway won the 800m race at Regionals Feb. 9.

By By Nicole Malament, Archive Manager

February 21, 2012

  With one meet remaining in the season, the track team participated in Regonals Feb. 9, the Virginia Tech Invitational Jan. 27, the Montgomery County Championships Jan. 23 and the Montgomery Invitational Jan. 7.    At Regionals senior Nadim Elhage placed first in shotput, senior Will Con...

Seniors lead indoor track

Seniors lead indoor track

By By Zoe Forster, Business Manager

December 20, 2011

 The track team participated in the MCPS scrimmage at Prince George’s Sports Complex in Landover, MD Dec. 3. Because it was a scrimmage, no official results were recorded, and many of the top returning athletes did not participate, including seniors Will Conway, Luke Shannon, Sushen Thiyagajaran, Dani...

Track comes back from injuries, continues season

By Zoe Forster - Business Manager

May 17, 2011

Several CHS runners were chosen to participate in the Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania April 28-30, where they competed against the best high school runners from the East Coast. Seniors Serenah Polite and Jennifer Maizlish and juniors Taylor Caulk and Christine Hildreth ran in the 4x100...

Track carries momentum of indoor season to spring

By Lauren Perrine - Staff Writer

April 11, 2011

Several CHS runners and throwers were chosen to participate in the Cougar Relays April 2 at Quince Orchard.  The boys placed second, following Quince Orchard, and the girls tied Richard Montgomery for the thirteenth spot out of the 22 competing schools.   Junior Nadim Elhage dominated in the field,...

Track Preview

By Maddy Flax, Archive Manager

March 22, 2011

The indoor track team looks forward to a successful upcoming season, as it has more depth in sprinting and distance than in previous years. “We expect our boys to be one of the top teams in the county this year,” coach Paul Jacobson said. “We finally have a good balance between our sprinting...

Track sends ten to compete at states

By By Joe Haynes-Sports Editor

March 2, 2011

After capturing first place at counties, the boys track and field team continued its spectacular season at regionals, winning first place and registering nine athletes for states. The girls team came in tenth at regionals and sent one competitor to states. Seniors Robert Bowis, Remington Smith, Zach...

September Playlist of the Month

By Becky Price, Arts Editor

October 6, 2010

As summer fades into a memory, students long for something to hold onto. September’s Playlist of the Month voices the familiarities of summer, yet plunges listeners into new sounds heard throughout the fall season. Check out these tracks on YouTube, or buy them on iTunes.   “Deuces” - Chris...

CHS Athletes Commit

By By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

May 5, 2010

Congratulations to senior Maryam Fikri for accepting an offer to run cross-country and indoor and outdoor track for the University of Maryland of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Fikri has been on varsity for four years as a distance runner. Good luck to Fikri on becoming a Terrapin.

Track and field succeeds without discipline

By By: Ian Plotnik-staff writer

May 4, 2010

Though the track and field squad has lacked discipline throughout the season, it has continued to perform at a high level. The girls and boys finished fourth and third, respectively, in the Viking Invitational, held annually at Whitman April 17, but their head coach believes they can do better. “We...

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