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January 2015 - Games of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Water) 
Swim & Dive, Ice Hockey, Wrestling, Basketball Community Night, Commitment Day Continued, Awards, Farewell to Coach Allen, and School Store
        Girls Undefeated in Dual Swim Meets
Elaina_Gu_DEB_6491-X2 2The story of dual duels in the pools – the Churchill Girls Swim and Dive Team remains undefeated in dual meets. On January 17, Churchill soundly defeated rival Wootton by winning both the girls and boys competitions with a combined score of 221-121.The girls team won their portion of the meet 119-52, while the boys dominated with a score of 102-69. 
Without a loss since the 2012-13
season, the girls team is kept afloat with outstanding senior leaders and up-and-coming underclasswomen.  The Washington Post ranked the team first in the metropolitan area as of January 13. Click here to read the feature article. Keep up with the team’s adventures each week by clicking here for the Post’s "Reach for the Wall" page.The last regular season meet is this Saturday, January 24 vs. Northwood at Germantown Aquatic Center at 9:15am, then bring on the post-season meets. Get out and cheer those Swimming and Diving Bulldogs! Reported by Regina Hall. Photo: Elaina Gu, committed to swim for Princeton next fall.   More photos on the Booster Club Sports News Page. Photos by Deb Lindsey.
         Churchill Ice Hockey Chills Opponents

Ross Allen Fights For Puck Along the Boards 2The Churchill Ice Hockey club season is flying by with a succession of league wins. The undefeated-in-league-play Varsity team is poised to make a deep run in the playoffs next month as they are currently ranked first in the division and second in the region (behind Gonzaga) in the Washington Post poll. With games coming up against Georgetown Prep, and perhaps a rematch with Gonzaga, the Varsity squad may actually move up into first place.  

The January 9th game against division rival Walter Johnson started off with no score in the first period, but the tally went in the Bullldog’s favor when Ross Allen scored the first goal in the second period to give Churchill the first goal of the game. But the lead was short-lived when, less than a minute later, WJ’s Aaron Greene put one past Churchill goalie Marcus Hurd to tie up the game. Fortunately, a late second-period goal by Philip Satin put the Bulldog’s back in the lead for good and third period goals by Chris Barber, Andrew Kurapov and Charlie Butler, sealed the 5-1 win for another division win. On January 14, a decisive 5-0 win over Dematha continued to show the depth and talent of the varsity crew.
For the Washington Post article about the 8-2 victory over Wootton on January 16, please click here.  Additional Washington Post photos of the game are here. The next game is Friday, January 23 a 8:10pm at Rockville Rink 2 vs. Whitman.

The playoffs (MHC- MSHL, MHC semi-finals and finals) begin the week of Monday, February 9th. Check out the team website for the schedule and cheer them on. Reported by Scott Greenburg. Photo: Ross Allen fights for the puck along the boards. See more photos on the Booster Sports News Page. Photos by Paige Taylor.

        Wrestling Tournament

WrestlingThe CHS wrestling team made their presence known at the two-day Rebel Dual Tournament in Hagerstown last weekend. Due to the absence of several varsity wrestlers, JV team members stepped up to help bring home the 4th place team trophy. Congratulations to Ethan Dalva, JJ Bravo, and Giulian Groce who beat out all other wrestlers in their weight classes and won individual medals at the tournament. The next home match is January 21 at 6 pm against Blair. Reported by Gina Shultz Farney. Photo: Varsity, JV Wrestlers and Coaches Lowe, Howard and Shapiro (far left) celebrate 4th place at tournament.  Photo by Gina Shultz Farney.

        Basketball Community Night

DSC_0494 3Cold outside, but warm with excitement inside, the CHS Basketball Community Night on January 9 featured fun and action at both the boys and girls varsity games. The local middle school and elementary students were invited to attend the games for free, play games at halftime, receive a CHS souvenir, and get a half-price t-shirt from their future alma mater. Photo: Young fans and CHS faculty enjoy the game. See more photos at Booster Club Website. Photos by Mary Ellen Mengucci.
        Sports News Updates
Commitment Day Continued 

Congratulations to these senior athletes who confirmed
commitments to schools for next year:

Keaira Clark - Soccer, University of Richmond, NC
Danny Dibono - Lacrosse, University of Detroit, Mercy
Annabelle Phillips - Soccer, University of Hartford, CT
Karen Reese - Soccer, Loyola University, MD

Fall Awards
Sara Chang - Girls Volleyball,  All-Gazette  Second Team
Blake Dove - Football,  All-Gazette 4A Defensive Player of the Year
Carly Kabelac - Field Hockey, All-Gazette First Team,  All-State Hon Mention
Annie Moshyedi - Field Hockey, All-Gazette Honorable Mention

Varsity Football Head Coach Joe Allen says Farewell
footballAfter six years, a 36-27 record and a 2014 comeback season, Varsity Football Head Coach Joe Allen has notified the school that he will not be returning to coach the Bulldogs next year.  Read the stories in the Washington Post and the Churchill Observer for  details.  Thanks to Coach Allen for his time and energy in coaching the team.  Best wishes for the future!
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50th t shirt
 It is the 50th Anniversary of Winston Churchill High School and the Booster Club is proud to unveil the commemorative t-shirt at a special price of only $10!
Please visit the school store and get yours today! 
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Booster Club Calendar of Upcoming Events

February 3 (Tues): Coaches vs. Cancer Benefit Basketball 5:15pm and 7pm.                             Raffles, games and recognition of State Champ Golf Team!
February 28 (Sat.): Spring Tryouts Start
March 9 (Mon.): Spring Sports Night and Membership Drive for parents, 7pm

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