Articles by James Czarnaski

Andrew Heer and Angelo Easter Commit to Stevenson University

On Thursday Feb. 20, senior Andrew Heer committed to kick and punt at Stevenson University, a Division III college in Owings Mills, Maryland. Next year, he will be joining former FHS teammate Brody Campbell. Before committing to Stevenson, Heer visited multiple colleges at various levels. “Stevenson was a good mix of a nice smaller campus […]


A legend, an Icon, a Husband and a Father: Remembering the Life of Kobe Bryant

On Sunday Jan. 26, Kobe and Gianna Bryant, John, Keri, and Alyssa Altobelli, Christina Mauser, Sarah and Payton Chester and Ara Zobayan all tragically lost their lives in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, California. Bryant’s impact on the world was bigger than the game of basketball. He was an inspiration to many people around the […]


For FHS Boys’ Varsity Basketball, It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint

After finishing last year 20-12 and being state runner ups to Murray High School, the boys’ varsity basketball team is looking to make another run at states. FHS had a rocky start to their first four games going 1-3, winning the first game against Tuscora by a score of 67-48. FHS leading scorer was senior […]


Nothing New: Freedom Wrestling’s Winning Tradition

On Jan. 8, FHS wrestlers beat Rockridge by a score of 68-9. All season long, FHS wrestling has dominated at tournaments, placing multiple wrestlers on the podium. On Dec. 14, 2019, FHS won a fifth consecutive LCPS Championship placing 11 out of 14 weight classes. FHS also racked up a whopping 199 points to defeat […]


Nationals Win World Series

For the first time since 1933, Washington D.C. has a baseball team in the World Series. Nobody in D.C. would have thought the Nationals would have made it this far- considering they were below 500 in May with a record of 19-31. But they’ve stuck by the motto, “Stay in the fight,” to finish out […]


Freedom Golf Makes States

For the first time in school history the golf team has qualified for states. On Tuesday, Oct. 1,  FHS faced off against seven schools including Riverside, Rock Ridge, Thomas Jefferson, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge, Briar Woods and Woodgrove for the 5C Regional Championship. The competition took place at the par 72 Greg Norman course at […]


Fantasty Football Frenzy Has Begun

The NFL kicked off its 100th season with a game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. This also was the start of one of America’s favorite pastimes: fantasy football. Fantasy football is played by an estimated 56.8 million people in the United States and Canada. ESPN, Yahoo, and DraftKings are just some […]


A winning tradition

As teams closed out the regular season, they have prepared for playoffs by getting team haircuts. It’s a common tradition practiced among the sports teams at Freedom. The haircuts serve as something to create a brotherhood within teams. Some are willing to go all in for their cuts by dying, bleaching or practically going bald. […]


Year of the Cav

After the Virginia Cavaliers finished off a historic season on the hardwood, they continued their success to the lacrosse field. UVA men’s lacrosse followed the lead of the men’s basketball team by capping off their season with a National Championship finish. Both teams weren’t considered underdogs, but coming into the tournament they weren’t the favorite […]


Boys’ lacrosse team plays final game on grass field

The final game ever played on the grass field of Eric J. Olsen stadium happened Friday, May 10. The team given the honor to play the last game was the boys varsity lacrosse team. The field endured 14 years of sporting events and many memories of athletes at freedom. This summer the field will under […]


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