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Girls volleyball dig deep for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Girls volleyball dig deep for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor

October 22, 2019

On Oct. 7th, WCHS girls volleyball hosted their annual Dig Pink game to raise money for breast cancer awareness. With an impressive 8-2 record, WCHS won the game over opponent Whitman, 3-0. Overall, the team raised $2,545 dollars, with $600 from the game sales and $1945 from the GoFundMe that parents ...

Athlete of the Month: June 2019

Athlete of the Month: June 2019

By Riley Hurr, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2019

14 kills. 3 blocks. Number ten does it yet again. For the past five years, Ben Tombini has continued to master the game of volleyball. Ever since moving to WCHS from Brazil three years ago, he has been on the WCHS boys varsity volleyball team. This number three seed team finished 10-1 in the regular...

Boys volleyball secures an impressive season

Boys volleyball secures an impressive season

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

This season marks the 28th year that WCHS has had a boys varsity volleyball program. The team (10-1) had a very successful season with wins against Blake, Kennedy, B-CC, Whitman, Richard Montgomery, Wooton, Paint Branch, Clarksburg, Sherwood and Springbrook high schools. The Bulldogs’ only loss came...

Fall sports in review

Fall sports in review

By Jackson Resnick, Features Editor

December 17, 2018

Boys Soccer (8-5-1) Coach Arnold Tarzy’s squad impressed once again this season, but could not get past an obstacle that the team has not been able to overcome in the past couple of years-- the sectional semi-finals. The team finished 10-5, a disappointment by WCHS standards. However, three of...

Volleyball team comes together for playoff run

Volleyball team comes together for playoff run

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 19, 2018

The WCHS girls varsity volleyball team has played its way through the 2018-2019 regular season with a 5-6 record. Their record may not look pretty, but this WCHS team is as tough as they come and continues to play its hardest. “We are playing bigger and digging deeper than we ever have,” coach...

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

Catching Up with CHS’ Athletic Alumni

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015

Last year’s CHS senior class excelled in almost every sport, and the Observer would like to highlight several CHS athletes that have continued their excellence at the collegiate level.   Lucy Srour (XC): Srour graduated last year and was a top runner for the cross-country team. She is...

Girls Volleyball Team Sets Up For Outstanding Season

Girls Volleyball Team Sets Up For Outstanding Season

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

October 29, 2015

It’s been one victory after another for the volleyball team this season, and they are trying to keep that trend going. The girls volleyball team is off to a fantastic start this season with a county best 15-1 record, and a 7-0 record against fellow division 4A Blue opponents. The team has its eyes...

Volleyball

Volleyball

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Girls volleyball ended their excellent regular season with the team’s first Division championship title since 1986. The girls dominated with a record of 14-3, but ended their run into the playoffs with a 1-3 loss Nov. 8 in the Regional Finals against rival Wootton. "I am so proud of how far we...

Volleyball sets sight on playoffs, kills the competition

Volleyball sets sight on playoffs, kills the competition

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

November 8, 2012

The girls volleyball team is having a solid season, earning a 7-5 record thus far. The team lost 3-1 to B-CC Oct. 17. "This was a hard loss," coach Cindy Hillard said. "In the game we won, we dominated so it was hard to lose in four." According to Hillard, if the team had more first ball kills, it...

Undefeated volleyball faces rivals in coming weeks

Undefeated volleyball faces rivals in coming weeks

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

October 3, 2012

The volleyball soars over the net from the Clarksburg side of the court. Senior Carina Graham leaps up, hits the ball and aces it. Point Churchill. The team won its third game of the season 3-0 over Clarksburg Sept. 13. "In the Clarksburg game it was all about defense," coach Cindy Hillard said. Five ...

Young boys volleyball team eager to play

Young boys volleyball team eager to play

By By Yasmin Akbari and Matt Raab

March 27, 2012

      After a lukewarm 5-7 finish to the 2010-2011 season, the boys volleyball team is looking to rebuild this year with a young roster and a new coach.   With only five players returning to the team from the previous season, the lineup will be full of new and younger faces. Varsity gi...

Coed volleyball takes new roster into season

Coed volleyball takes new roster into season

By By Matt Raab, Production Editor

March 26, 2012

 Although the coed volleyball team’s roster saw an influx of new players at the start of the season, individual experience is expected to make up for a lack of teamwide familiarity and has given the team raised expectations heading into the first matches of the season.  "A lot of boys came over from bo...

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