The year 1982 welcomed the inaugural season of the girl’s basketball team. The team was short on height and experience, but tall on heart and hustle that year. Though they only notched one win that season,their predecessors went on to make the Varsity basketball program the most successful program in girl’s athletics at The Bullis School. In its 20 year existence, the girl’s basketball team has only seen 4 losing seasons. Overall, the program has amassed nearly 300 wins, 7 ISL regular season championships, 9 ISL Tournament Championships, and over a 71% win percentage. The program posted its first winning season in only its second year of existence, but really began to establish itself in 1988 under the tutelage of Coach Daniel Caffrey. In three seasons, Caffrey garnered a 46-22 win/loss record and brought Bullis its first ISL Tournament Championship in the 1989 season. Coach Caffrey’s departure opened the door for Coach Wayne Ferrell who steered the program to both local and national prominence. Under his reign, the Bulldogs tallied over 200 wins and won 7 ISL Tournament Championships, along with 4 regular season league titles. Two of those titles came back-to-back in the 2000 and 2001 seasons. The 2000 squad finished the season #1 in Washington Metropolitan area rankings and the 2001 team earned top 10 national rankings in numerous high school polls. In 2003, Bullis alumna Kira Orr ʼ95 took the team to yet another ISL title before departing to pursue college coaching options. In 2004, Jazz Perazic guided the team to a third place finish in the ISL. Marcus McKinney took over in 2005, and in his first season led them to an 18-8 record and a Division AA ISL Title. In 2006, Ron Perrell took over and the Bulldogs finished with a 10-17 record. In 2007, Coach Orr returned to take over the basketball program and maintained the level of success that the program was accustomed to over the years. Coach Orr handed the program to Rod Hairston before the 2012-13 season and he led the girls to another ISL title. The girls basketball program is now under the leadership of Hayley Hollis. Her positive energy and hard-work ethic will help lead Bullis to new heights.