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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...

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...

Athletes, athletic director reflect on overarching effect of coronavirus on sports

Avery Jarosinski (right), lacrosse player and junior, poses for a picture with her teammates junior Anna Moore (left) and junior Ally Bailey (middle). Jarosinski said although the team is doing at- home workouts, they were not the same as normal practices afterschool before the COVID-19 break.

Aniket Biswal

March 28, 2020

Ever since March 13, COVID-19 has affected every aspect of life at CHS, including athletics. According to Athletics Director Jim Inskeep, athletes won’t have any events, practice on school grounds or host any scrimmages until we return back to school. He said most coaches have given athletes individual ...

Rigorous practice schedules cause fatigue, athletes compare journeys in sports

SISTERHOOD:
Caroline Ramsey, varsity lacrosse player and senior, walks off the field with her teammates. Ramsey, as well as swimming Head Coach Chris Plumb, said positive and uplifting team atmosphere motivates athletes to keep playing their sport.

Angela Qian

February 21, 2020

With two hours of lacrosse practice after school and up to three games throughout the week combined with a rigorous academic course load, Caroline Ramsey, lacrosse player and senior, said she feels overworked 100% of the time. “(You know you’ve reached your limit when) your body starts to break...

Double Time: Juniors Anna and Gretchen Moore share their experience playing on CHS lacrosse team as identical twins

PARTNER IN CRIME:
(LEFT) Juniors Gretchen and Anna Moore practice Lacrosse together over the summer. Anna said there are moments when they wish they weren’t, but they also couldn’t imagine living without each other. Anna also said her favorite part of being a twin is always having someone to talk to and never having to go to social events alone.

Sarah Kim

August 13, 2019

Juniors Anna and Gretchen Moore are identical twins. When the two walk together in the hallway, most people would not be able to tell them apart. The same goes for them when they play sports together. Anna and Gretchen both play lacrosse and have been playing and watching the sport since they were youn...

Maintenance of Murray: Users, maintenance workers of Murray Stadium discuss importance of maintaining field

FIELD TIME:
The fields in Murray Stadium are used year-round my multiple different sports. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said  most people do not expect the time needed to maintain the field.

Satvik Kandru

May 23, 2019

As fans of both the  lacrosse and soccer teams line up in the bleachers, the glowing lights of the Murray Stadium reflect on the painted white lines that run across the field. For an average student, this might not mean much, but for maintenance worker Fred Napier these white lines are a part of a ted...