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Despite controversial Nike ad, CHS sports uniforms stay with Nike brand

Despite controversial Nike ad,  CHS sports uniforms stay with Nike brand

Sameen Siddiqui

October 25, 2018

On sept. 5, nike released its "Just Do It” ad featuring National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick; Kaepernick attracted controversy for kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 NFL season, which he did to protest racial injustice. Which spurred a lot of mixed reactions ...

Tennis players,coaches reflect on adding recreational team, “Ex-O Squad,” to accommodate larger team size

Satvik Kandru

October 25, 2018

Carmel tennis is one of the few “no-cut” sports at this school. That itself can create a problem unique to the sport: a lack of space to accommodate all of the players on the team. To combat that problem, former Head Coach Spencer Fields added the “Ex-O Squad,” formerly known as the exhibition section of the team. This addition brou...

Crowds energize football players on the field

Leslie Huang

October 25, 2018

On Sept. 28, the annual Homecoming football game at CHS took place against Ben Davis. Students gathered across the stadium to cheer on the players and push the team to victory. While the roars of students echoed across the field, defensive tackle and senior Miles Flynn stayed focused on the game and assisted...

Students, teachers reflect on tremendous impact bodybuilding has on lifestyle, diet

Students, teachers reflect on tremendous impact bodybuilding has on lifestyle, diet

Agrayan Gupta

September 21, 2018

On sept. 8, weightlifter and senior Bryce Forsnow  second in the National Physique Committee Hoosier Flex Championships, a culmination of his extensive bodybuilding efforts. These efforts included going to LA Fitness seven days a week for six years in order to lift weights and maintain his physique. Al...

Radio students explain process behind sports broadcasting

Radio students explain process behind sports broadcasting

Caleb Shaffer

September 21, 2018

At a young age, Ethan D’Eramo, WHJE color analyst and senior, said he found his passion for sports broadcasting through this school’s radio program.  D’Eramo said, “In the summer of my eighth grade year, I went to the WHJE radio camp and they taught us how to use the editing software, and I already liked sports, so I...

The Concussion Crisis: CHS football players, trainers discuss how to solve, overcome concussion problem in football

The Concussion Crisis: CHS football players, trainers discuss how to solve, overcome concussion problem in football

Misha Rekhter

August 15, 2018

The crunch of the hit is the hardest to hear, the most devastating sound for the audience to bear. The mashing of bodies is haunting as the players hurl their collection of muscle and bone at one another with devastating force. Each play is a battle for survival, bringing with it a large dosage of ri...

Building To Success

Building To Success

Adam Spensley

August 14, 2018

An often overlooked aspect of sports is the size and shape of the athletes themselves. The body build of an athlete can even determine which sport he or she is most likely to succeed in. For example, a smaller person, in most cases, won’t have as much of a chance to be a professional basketball play...

Tapping into Technology: Athletes look outside of CHS to access special types of technology

Tapping into Technology: Athletes look outside of CHS to access special types of technology

Kelly Truax

March 23, 2018

Some athletics programs have implemented various forms of new technology throughout the past few years. While CHS doesn’t own many of these technologies, some athletes said they use this technology in their club seasons. For example, Olivia Roop, softball player and sophomore, uses different for...

Players discuss Unified Bocce Ball and its growing interest among student body

Players discuss Unified Bocce Ball and its growing interest among student body

Caleb Shaffer, Reporter

September 21, 2017

Among the variety of specialty clubs at this school, the Bocce Club is unique. Bocce is a ball sport that looks a little like yard bowling, where teams of one to four players bowl small bocce balls down the length of the court. But while Bocce is a popular sport in nations such as Italy, it is not particularly...

CHS welcomes coed cheer team for the first time in school history

CHS welcomes coed cheer team for the first time in school history

Ben Traylor and Kelly Truax

September 21, 2017

In the past, the sidelines of sporting events around the country, have been filled with teams of elite, exclusively female athletes have been an integral part of high school sports. As a result, cheerleading is one of the longest traditions showcased beside amateur and professional games. The energy...

New Coach, Same Goals: Cross country coaches and athletes discuss the legacy of old head coach and plans with the new one.

New Coach, Same Goals: Cross country coaches and athletes discuss the legacy of old head coach and plans with the new one.

Ben Traylor, Sports Reporter

August 16, 2017

This seventh consecutive state championship, as well as a fourth-place finish in the 2016 Nike Cross Nationals, Mark Ellington of the women’s cross country team will not be returning this upcoming season as Head Coach, citing family reasons to retire after eight years. “Being a high school head coach could very...