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Athletes miss out on college scouting opportunities, look forward to upcoming season

Senior Jackson Carl receives a ball during a soccer game in the 2019 season.Carl said he has one goal on his mind despite the ongoing pandemic: winning the State Championship.

August 13, 2020

Amid the covid-19 outbreak, athletes like Jackson Carl, club soccer player and senior, are living in disappointment with the cancellation of spring seasons and multiple sports programs. Carl said, “I miss playing soccer. I have missed my whole spring season for the club. This was a big time for...

Student athletes speak out about impacts, changes to fall sports due to COVID-19

Senior Katie Kuc practices on a golf course during quarantine with social distancing implemented. Although she had limited practice with her team, she said she mostly goes to golf courses to work by herself as well as work on her course management.

August 13, 2020

Ever since CHS closed in March due to COVID-19, sports have never been the same. As the new school year starts, fall sports are among those that will see new restrictions and requirements put forth to limit the spread of the virus.  According to Athletics Director Jim Inskeep, the athletics depart...

Q&A with Athletics Director Jim Inskeep on reopening of facilities

Athletics Director Jim Inskeep poses for a photo.

Leah Tan

June 14, 2020

Jim Inskeep - Athletics Director What are our plans for athletics following the reopening of our facilities on June 30th? We are starting with opening our highschool activities on July 6th. There have been some guidelines from the IHSAA and IDOE (Indiana Department of Education) that basically break...

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...