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Athletes turn to summer sports to have fun and further athletic development

Ryan Hodinko, News Editor

June 9, 2017

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With summer right around the corner, many athletes will continue many athletes will continue participating in sports as a fun way to compete as well as develop leadership skills that will help when school starts again.   ...

Year in review: Chantilly’s top ten moments

Hayden Dux, Sports Editor

June 9, 2017

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Voted the best basketball play of the year by All-Met Sports of The Washington Post, senior Mary Clougherty’s game-winning and-one three-point shot to defeat Herndon on Jan. 13 on the road is the unanimous choice for Ch...

Chantilly faculty and students participate in NCAA basketball playoff bracket competition

Rachael Gunn, Assistant Academics Editor

March 3, 2017

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If April showers bring May flowers, then spring brings grass stains and worn out shoes. March has finally arrived, and that means sports. Lots and lots of sports. From golf to soccer, there’s something for everyone to watch...

Wrestler Sam Tenaglia guides his team after a life spent on the mat

Sudharshana Krishnan, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2017

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After quickly adjusting his mouth guard, senior and wrestling team captain Sam Tenaglia walks onto the mat at what would soon become one of his most memorable matches. As he pins his opponent to the ground, Tenaglia not only w...

Football team welcomes familiar face, Sean Curry, as new head coach

Lexie Buswell, Copy Editor

March 3, 2017

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As Chantilly says goodbye to head coach coach Mike Lalli, who has held the position for over a decade, the Charger community welcomes back Chantilly alumnus and former staff member Sean Curry. Curry was a Chantilly assistant football coa...

Blind and deaf? Try again. Intentionally biased refs do not exist.

Ryan Hodinko, News Editor

March 3, 2017

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At every sports game, a spectator can hear “Those refs were biased” or “Those refs cost us the game.” Sports officials will make bad calls on occasion, but that does not mean they are “biased.” The word “bias” is defined ...

Take their whistles! Sports referees show bias at every levels of athletics.

Katie Carita, Assistant Sports Editor

March 3, 2017

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In sports, few things are more irritating than a one-sided referee, and the anger and frustration that comes along with apparently biased officials is intense for many athletes. In high school sports, the typical referee d...

Hannah Ehlers breaks gender barriers on the ice

Julia Shyy, Copy editor

December 9, 2016

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Historically, ice hockey is a sport dominated by males. As times have changed, however, so have the customs of the sport. “I have received many sexist comments or actions [while playing ice hockey],” sophomore Hannah ...

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