Women’s diving team has first meet, continues to train

Sarah Kim | December 4, 2019

The women's diving team had their first meet of the season on Dec. 3 against North Central and is preparing for their next meet on Dec. 14 at Fishers High School. Alaina Heyde, varsity diver and junior, said that this year the team has shifted its attention to dryland in addition to the regular diving drills. “We practice two hours each day, and this season we have started doing weights, which...


Ashwin Prasad | November 30, 2019

In a heart-stopping nailbiter, the Carmel Greyhounds (11-3) held off the Center Grove Trojans (8-6) 20-17 to win their ninth state championship at Lucas Oil Stadium. Four consecutive Trojan turnovers helped the Hounds rack up a 13-3 lead at halftime, and the Hounds withstood a furious Trojan comeback to prevail. The kickoff was nervy, as sophomore AJ Vinatieri hooked it out of bounds. With strong...

Andrew Caito | November 25, 2019

Off to a roaring start, and led by Coach Mark Wien, women’s junior varsity basketball is at 3-1 after a win over Zionsville. Led by sophomore Laura Valiente-Marin with a career high, scoring 16 points, she led the team to the 48-27 win. “I had a good game, better than the other two. It was the best I’ve shot the ball. It was a big thanks to the team and the way the ball moved,” Valiente-Marin...

With diving season apporaching, athletes, coach discuss technique, mentality required for success in diving

Andrew Caito | November 15, 2019

Diving off the one meter boards, diver and sophomore Darci Commons works to perfect her form. For Commons, diving isn’t just flips and tricks in the air but actually requires a lot of work in the mind as well. “Honestly, there is a lot that goes into each dive, but as long as you practice proper technique and do it the way your coaches teach you, you’ll be okay,” Commons said. The diving...

Athletes, coach explain differences intensity of  ICE competition cheer compared to  winter cheer

Aniket Biswal and Daniel Kim | November 15, 2019

After the fall season, cheerleaders usually take on one of two different paths for the winter season: Intensity Cheer Extreme (ICE), a tournament team with a gym based in Westfield, or CHS winter cheerleading. ICE and CHS winter cheerleading have similarities, which could be responsible for confusion between the two. However, there are also clear differences. “Winter cheerleading at the high school...

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Ashwin Prasad | November 15, 2019