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Men’s varsity basketball team strive for state championship, acknowledge disadvantages, benefits to last year’s short season

Hannah Baer | December 10, 2020

After the carmel men’s varsity basketball team won the sectional championship last season, the team was continuing to pick up momentum. However, about a week after the team won that sectional championship, the season was abruptly cut short due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Now, the team looks to finish what they could not last year due to the pandemic cutting the season short.  Bryce Beery, varsity...

Q&A with junior Claire Qu regarding her passion to ice skate during pandemic

Austin Guo | December 7, 2020

Q: Which competitions do you compete in?  A: The Indiana State Championship, the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championship, and another one is the Battle of the Lakes   Q: How do those competitions work? What must each competitor do? A: At each competition, there are several events, but the main ones are the short program and the long program. The short program, that’s the one you...

Varsity Men’s basketball team adapting to changes, plays Lawrence Central on Dec. 4

Hannah Baer | December 4, 2020

After a win in the men’s varsity basketball team’s season and home opener against Columbus North, the team looks to improve their record on Dec. 4. They will play Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) rival, Lawrence Central in the Eric Clark Activity Center. However, the season has been constantly changing with new game dates and opponents. Many teams are cancelling and postponing games...

Women’s swim team to compete in North Central Invitational Tuesday, December 1

Alivia Romaniuk | December 1, 2020

The women’s swim team will kick off their season by competing in the North Central Invitational on December 1. The meet is at the CHS Natatorium and starts at 6 p.m. Chris Plumb, head coach of the women’s swim team, said he is glad the team gets to compete, given the circumstances. “I am excited just to have the opportunity for our team to compete, he said. “We are taking a large amount of...

Aniket Biswal | November 29, 2020

The men’s varsity wrestling team’s meet against Lawrence North has been canceled for Dec. 2, according to Head Coach Edward Pendoski, and currently the team is looking for a replacement team to duel on that date. He said the upcoming season has uncertainty regarding who and when the team will play. Pendoski said the IHSAA has told him and the coaching staff that they will be flexible about the...

Aspiring NCAA athletes react to changes to  in-person college recruitment visits, scholarship decisions

Alivia Romaniuk | November 22, 2020

On Sept. 16, the NCAA suspension of all Division 1 in-person recruiting went into place. This suspension is effective through Jan. 1 and prohibits coaches from meeting in-person with potential student athletes both on and off campuses. Recruitment, like every aspect of everyday life, has had to improvise due to COVID-19. The NCAA also advised colleges to avoid both official and unofficial visitation...