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Andrew Caito | February 22, 2021

Women's Sideline cheer thrills in the biggest crowd they have had since COVID-19 hit last March. While Peter Suder led CHS with 26 points against Warren Central, the crowd's reactions helped the team cheer. As we are in state title season, senior Trinity Griffin said, “My Favorite part about cheer is how close I get with the other girls in the cheer program. As well as watching the teams grow in...

Athletics at this school increasing in Black representation, reflecting national trends

Alivia Romaniuk | February 16, 2021

February is Black History Month, dedicated to remembering and celebrating those who paved the way for today’s society, breaking deeply-rooted racial barriers. Arguably some of the most groundbreaking achievements have been in athletics, where Black athletes like Jackie Robinson, Dominique Dawes, Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Jesse Owens, Althea Gibson,  and the Williams sisters broke records and...

Athletes, trainers reflect on experiences with surgeries, recovery process

Austin Guo | February 14, 2021

Swimmer and senior Brooke Zurcher knew something was wrong when she was training with the swim team. Her heart was beating unusually fast during workouts. When she consulted a cardiologist, her cardiologist diagnosed her with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). “My heart rate will go up too high. When your heart beats too fast, your body isn’t getting enough oxygenated blood so it basically...

Q&A with Clare Leedke, horseback rider and sophomore

Leah Tan | February 9, 2021

How’d you start horseback riding? I always wanted to ride when I was younger, I’m not sure why I wanted to (ride) so bad, but I apparently just always wanted to ride horses. My parents put off getting me into lessons until I was in 5th grade, hoping I would grow out of my horse phase. We found a lesson barn online, and started there.    How long have you done it for? Around 4...

CHS students predict their Super Bowl winners, share plans for game day

Andrew Caito | February 8, 2021

Sophomore Braden Thomson - “I think the Chiefs are going to win. Tyreek [Hill] and Patrick Mahomes are too good to be stopped in the end, especially after what they did to the Bucs in the first game they played.” “I think I am just going to watch the game with my family this year. Usually though I would get with my friends and we would order pizza and watch the game.”   Junior...

Aniket Biswal | January 21, 2021

The men’s varsity wrestling match against Hamilton Southeastern on Jan. 20 was canceled. Head Coach Ed Pendoski said he was not given the formal reason for the cancellation and he had no control over the decision that was made by the IHSAA. He said the team reacts to canceled games differently based on their attitudes before the scheduled match. He said, “(The mood in the room) just depends on...