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As sports events, races are canceled, postponed due to COVID-19, students find new ways to stay in shape, compete

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Junior Yael Kiser runs on her own on May 2, the original scheduled date for the Indy Mini Marathon. Kiser was originally registered to run the Mini Marathon but chose to transfer her registration to next year. She said she preferred the environment of the in-person race.

Sarah Kim

May 21, 2020

Across the country, a multitude of events are being canceled due to COVID-19. This includes previously scheduled sports events, such as the Indy Mini Marathon. The Indy Mini is one of the largest half-marathons in the country and was originally scheduled for May 2. However, due to COVID-19, new options...

Swimming, diving students Analiese DeLeon, Taylor Conley share impact of COVID-19 on training

Swimmer and sophomore Analiese DeLeon posses in her swimming gear. Her team continues to exercise through Zoom.

Olivia McKee

May 15, 2020

Swimmer and sophomore Analiese DeLeon What are you doing to train as the swim team does not have access to a pool? Since we don’t have practice which also included dry land, I have been making up my own workouts based on what I remembered from our team dry land and what I had found online. Then our coa...

Grant Moon, men’s track runner and senior

Grant Moon, men's track runner and senior, poses at a meet during cross country season this fall. Moon said he is committed to run at IUPUI beginning in the fall.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve ran track since fourth grade so this was my ninth season. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  The part I enjoy the most about track is always being able to better myself as a runner and being able to do it with my teammates and some of my ...

Eshan Selvan, Unified track athlete and senior

Eshan Selvan, Unified track athlete and senior, poses with teammate and senior Mike Herod during a meet last season. Eshan said although there are no unified sports in college he would continue to participate in Special Olympics events.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve done unified and special Olympic sports for two years now. I started junior year, and have done Unified track, Unified football and Special Olympics tennis in the summer at CHS. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  My favorite part is ...

Reagan Smiley, women’s track runner and senior

Reagan Smiley, women's track runner and senior, runs a relay at a meet last season. Smiley said she has run since fourth grade.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I started running track in fourth and fifth grade through Pups Running and have continued through all of middle school and high school. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I enjoy the fact that it allows me to get away from the stress of school and work, while also helping me push mysel...

Luke Prall, men’s golfer and senior

Luke Prall, men's golfer and senior, practices his swing last season. Prall said he was upset about the cancellation of spring sports.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I have been playing competitive golf for around four to five years.  What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I enjoy the competitiveness and work ethic required to be as good as possible. Do you plan to play your sport in college? I will be playing...

Senior athletes reflect on their experiences at CHS, spring season being cut short due to COVID-19

Reagan Smiley (bottom left), women's track runner and senior, poses with other senior track runners. Smiley said she is disappointed that the spring sports seasons were cut short.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

Following the announcement that Indiana schools would remain closed for the remainder of the school year, the IHSAA also released a statement saying that all spring sports were officially canceled.  CHS Athletics Director Jim Inskeep explained the decision in relation to the state’s announceme...

Sarah Goddard, softball player and senior

Sarah Goddard, softball player and senior, waits to catch during a game last season. Goddard said it was heartbreaking to know she would never wear the Carmel jersey again.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I've been playing since I was seven years old so 11 years. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I love the competitiveness and the team aspect. Any team can be beat on any given day.  Do you plan to play your sport in college? I am going t...

Jillian Schleiper, women’s lacrosse player and senior

Jillian Schlieper, women's lacrosse player and senior, poses with the State trophy after the game last season. Schlieper said she was disappointed that the spring season was cut short since she was hoping to win three straight State titles in a row.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve been playing lacrosse since eighth grade.  What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I enjoy the game, getting into the moment when nothing else in the world matters and you can just run with the ball.  Do you plan to play your sport in...

Faith Austin, varsity women’s lacrosse player and sophomore

Faith Austin, varsity women's lacrosse player and sophomore, poses for a photo. Austin said women's lacrosse is less aggressive compared to men's lacrosse.

Daniel Kim and Andrew Caito

April 2, 2020

What are the main differences between men's and women's lacrosse?  Women's lacrosse is much more less physical, meaning fouls are called more frequently and players can’t be as aggressive. Girls wear only goggles and a mouthguard, and the lacrosse stick net is shallow compared to boys. Men's lacross...

Brannick Arbuckle, varsity men’s lacrosse player and sophomore

Brannick Arbuckle, varsity men's lacrosse player and sophomore

Daniel Kim and Andrew Caito

April 2, 2020

What are some major differences between men's and women's lacrosse? Some major differences in men's and women's lacrosse is the gear you need to play with, another difference is the beginning of the game with the face off where, in men's lacrosse, the two players do it on their knees and the girl...