CHS students, teachers become more invested with the NFL through fantasy football

Senior Neal Joshi plays fantasy football on his phone while sitting in the varsity gym. Fantasy football has greatly increased popularity over the past few years and has caused more interest in the NFL.

Austin Guo

October 19, 2020

The beginning of the National Football League (NFL) season also signifies the beginning of the fantasy football season for many sports fans nationwide. For many students and teachers, fantasy football is a way to become more involved with the ongoing NFL season while also doing an activity with other...

Athletes with prior injuries reflect on physical therapy, explain benefits both physically, mentally

MENTALLY SHARP: Junior Baenan McKeown gets ready to kick a soccer ball during a home soccer game against Guerin Catholic High School. Mckeown said that it is important to be motivated during physical therapy, and said he was mentally sharp with his injury.

Hannah Baer

October 13, 2020

For athletes like Justin Pickett, varsity football player and senior, injuries are pretty common in sports. Throughout his athletic career, which included both football and basketball, he broke his ankle, foot and leg. Those injuries required him to go through physical therapy. Pickett said that reha...

Varsity football team to continue to develop identity in lead-up to game against North Central

Austin Guo

September 24, 2020

The varsity football team will play an away game against North Central on Friday on Sept. 25. The team, rather than focusing exclusively on its upcoming opponent, has also worked on improving in general, according to coach John Hebert. “We’re trying to get better each day in practice and focus o...

Members of the men’s varsity soccer team win against North Central on Sep.15, feel excited, ready for game against Pike on Sep. 22

Daniel Kim

September 22, 2020

On Sep. 15, members of the men’s varsity soccer team won against North Central 1-0. According to Jim Inskeep, minutes before the game ended, both teams were rallying the ball back and forth with our school being able to keep the lead all the way to the end. Chase Havice, varsity soccer player and jun...

Athletes, coaches adapt to new COVID-19 safety guidelines, prepare for possible quarantines

STAYING OPTIMISTIC:  Baron Smith, varsity football player and senior, gives his team a thumbs up after a football game. Smith said he and his team are trying their hardest to stay safe and distant while also trying to practice to the best of their ability. Smith said the threat of getting a game canceled each week is very possible, but he tries not to think about it in order to play his best.

Hannah Baer

September 21, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, rules are constantly changing and new challenges occur every single day. For athletes like Baron Smith, varsity football player and senior, playing during a pandemic comes with its difficulties, but these athletes are trying to adapt to the endless possibilities and make the ...

Athletes remark on new regulations for spectators at games, reflect on pros, cons

Many students gather on Friday, Aug. 28 to watch a home game for the Carmel Greyhounds against Cathedral. The Hounds lost the game 44-28; however, on Sept. 11, the Hounds won in a double overtime thriller 45-44 over Pike high school.Many students gathered to show energy, despite the 250 spectator limit set by the IHSAA. Athletic director Jim Inskeep said he finds players are becoming more and more accepting of the changes.

Andrew Caito and Alivia Romaniuk

September 21, 2020

Around the world, sporting events are beginning to resurface, but with COVID-19 precautions in place, these events look far different than usual. Professional leagues, including the MLB, the NBA and the NHL, are conducting events without spectators. On Aug. 23, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the biggest...

CHS men’s varsity tennis team ready for MIC tournament

Brock Fletcher, front, stretches alongside other members of the varsity tennis team on Sept. 9. He said practices and season games help to prepare for tournaments such as the MIC on Sept. 17 and 19.

Aniket Biswal

September 16, 2020

The CHS men’s varsity tennis team will play in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) tournament on Sept. 17 and 19. According to head coach Bryan Hanan, the team will send its top 7 players, 3 singles players and 2 teams of doubles players, to compete in the tournament. He said the tea...

Coach, players feel ready for upcoming game against North Central on Sep. 15 despite canceled, delayed practices

Members of the men’s varsity soccer team put on their gear and get ready for practice. Chase Havice, men’s varsity soccer player and junior, said not too much has changed from before the pandemic and he believes he has a really good team this year.

Daniel Kim

September 14, 2020

Ever since the pandemic struck, multiple sports clubs, teams, championships, and games have been postponed or stopped altogether; however, sports teams are starting to make a comeback and playing just as well as they used to, if not better. The men’s varsity soccer team is an example of that. For C...

Men’s junior varsity cross country excel through Meet at Noblesville High School

Andrew Caito

September 14, 2020

The men’s junior varsity cross country team excelled past their opponents on September 12th no official results were recorded. Although Coach Altevogh said, “ They didn’t really have a team score for this meet and results weren’t published, if it was scored we likely would have won.” Several kids ran wi...

Student athletes combat systemic racism and police brutality in wake of tumultuous events

(MIDDLE) Saliyah Brady, women's varsity soccer team member and junior, runs for a ball during one of her soccer games. Brady said she shows her support for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement via attending protests rather than in her sport and hopes her actions and protests push for reforms and more accountability in police departments around the nation.

Austin Guo

September 11, 2020

In the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wis., players in the National Basketball Association (NBA), rather than continuing the playoffs, surprised many by deciding to completely boycott a game. Such drastic actions are just the latest in a trend of athletes using their platform to spread ...

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.

Karolena Zhou

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...

With rising prevalence of early college recruitment, players forced to adopt to recruiting process at younger ages

Peter Suder, varsity basketball player (#10) and sophomore, plays defense during the game against Noblesville on Dec. 13. Suder said he had college coaches watching him since the seventh grade.

Satvik Kandru

January 23, 2020

This season, Peter Suder, varsity basketball player and sophomore, was ranked in the top 50 nationally for the class of 2022. As a top-ranked athlete, several elite colleges have approached Suder, ever since he was 13 years old. According to Suder, college coaches started watching him play during seventh grade...