The Purple Tide

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

Sudharshana Krishnan, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Foreign sports flourish in America

James Ho, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Many Americans are familiar with sports such as football, basketball and baseball, since these sports dominate the headlines in the United States. In recent years, however, many sports formerly unpopular in the United States su...