Ginger Britton, head coach of the CHS softball team, talks strategy with players during a game. Britton said female-to-female communication with coaches encourages players to talk about their struggles.

Members, head coach, of women’s softball team acknowledge benefits of female coaches, challenges for women in coaching

Alivia Romaniuk May 15, 2021

Arguably one of the most monumental breakthroughs of gender equality was when Title IX was passed in 1972, prohibiting sex-based discrimination in federally-funded activities, including school sports....

The Cross Country team competes at a meet. The team plans on continuing their streak of winning State this year. PHOTO / KYLE CRAWFORD

New Coach, Same Goal: men’s cross-country team attempts three-peat

Author Archives September 12, 2014

For the past two years, the men’s cross-country team has brought the state title to CHS and has been ranke d #1 preseason.  In addition, for the past two seasons, the men’s cross-country team had...

STUDENT BECOMES THE TEACHER: Junior Dana James teaches her mother some basic actions on Facebook. “Basically,” said James, “I just have to show Mom the ropes, and occasionally, I have to show her something new, but otherwise, she’s a fast learner. She knows her way around the site.” GAVIN COLAVITO / PHOTO

Studies show athletics is beneficial to academics

sports August 13, 2014

Get up. Go to school. Go to practice. Do homework. Go to sleep. Repeat. This is the daily schedule during the school year of junior Megan Kress. Kress is a member of the varsity women’s cross-country...

Confidence in coaches increases expectations for the baseball team

sports March 27, 2014

With spring just around the corner, the baseball team prepares to open its season with its first official game on Monday at home against Hamilton Heights.  The players have been training for this season...

After big games, avid fans are known to react in much the same way as the players on their favorite teams, often mirroring players’ emotions

sports March 27, 2014

March Madness is a time of fan craziness. Nights are spent watching nail-biting games on the couch and comparing brackets. After close wins, die hard fans are known to scream and cheer loudly, while after...

Student-athletes in CHS tend to follow their parents’ footsteps in sports

sports February 27, 2014

Ryan Cline, basketball player and junior, was first introduced to a basketball at the age of one, and he continued from there. Ryan said he started playing organized basketball 10 years ago. According...

Breaking the Ice

sports January 23, 2014

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, beginning on Feb. 7, feature many sports not necessarily represented at the high school. One of these events, figure skating, is of particular interest to figure skaters...

Administration implements student-athlete SRT to ensure students’ academic eligibility

sports January 23, 2014

This year, a new special SRT for student-athletes has been introduced to ensure that they are academically eligible for competing at the next level. Briana “Bri” Arnold, softball player and senior,...

Swimming and diving teams seek unity, prepare for Warrior Diving Invitational

sports December 13, 2013

Diver and senior Laura Rokop has bigger goals than having a successful diving season. Although the swimming and diving teams are one team at CHS, they have been two very separated groups in past years....

Playing Injured. When players compete despite pain, their decisions outlast their career.

sports December 13, 2013

Football is a violent game. It is a game known for its bone-crushing tackles and brutal hits. Simply put, the game is physically intense. With such physicality comes the inevitable: injuries. Yet, players...

Crons bars, now available in the cafeterias, prove themselves a valuable supplement

sports November 15, 2013

It is a normal gold day lunch for Scott Levine, student-athlete and sophomore, as he gets a Crons protein bar in the lunch line. Recently at CHS, Crons protein bars have been added to the school cafeterias....

With recent studies supporting positive effects of music on athletic workouts, athletes voice their opinions

sports September 12, 2013

After a tiring day at school, Diana Gorin, varsity cross country and junior, switches out of her flats and slips into her favorite pair of Nike LunarEclipse+3 tennis shoes. With music on full blast, Gorin...

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