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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...

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 ...

Hounds Fend Off Rivals, Win Sectional Championship

Ashwin Prasad

March 8, 2020

As the reigning IHSAA State Champions, mired in a difficult Sectional bracket, the circumstances were ripe for an upset of the Carmel Greyhounds (18-7). The rapidly maturing team, however, was more than up to the task. The Hounds outlasted the HSE Royals, Noblesville Millers, and Westfield Shamrocks...

Jannsen Scores 26 on Senior Night, Hounds Rout Crispus Attucks

Ashwin Prasad

February 26, 2020

Senior shooting guard Jackson Jannsen made sure to give the crowd what they wanted. As the only senior on the team, Jannsen received a raucous ovation when he was introduced as the final man in the starting lineup. The sharpshooter proceeded to put on one of the finest performances of his high school...

As men’s basketball team enters playoffs, shortest players share how they control game despite basketball being “tall man’s sport”

As men’s basketball team enters playoffs, shortest players share how they control game despite basketball being “tall man’s sport”

Ashwin Prasad

February 21, 2020

One of the marvels of basketball is the height of the athletes. At 6 feet, 10 inches, John-Michael Mulloy ‘19 was the centerpiece of previous Carmel basketball teams, and the players on the varsity men’s basketball team this year are all over six feet tall. All, that is, except for one: Connor Gioia,...

Since March is national nutrition month, athletes, coaches speak out on the importance of nutrition, health management during the season and the off-season.

Amit Manchella, track runner and sophomore, eats lunch at school before going to practice in the afternoon. Manchella said that his diet's purpose is to keep at his current weight.

Aniket Biswal

February 21, 2020

said he devotes a lot of time toward keeping his body fit for wrestling. Because of this, he said he takes particular care of his nutrition and makes sure he is eating healthy.  He said, “During the season, I try particularly hard not to eat anything that might make me add weight because I...

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...

CHS golfers challenge perception that golf is easy through workouts in pre-season

HEAVY LIFTING: 
Clay Stirsman, member of the men’s golf team and senior, lifts weights during pre-season practice. Stirsman said golf has evolved from being distance driven to having more emphasis on power and athletics to be more successful at certain skills.

Alivia Romaniuk

February 21, 2020

Not everyone considers golf to be a physically demanding sport and some don’t even consider it a sport. However, athletes have proved that golf requires a substantial amount of strength, stamina and flexibility. As the mens’ golf season approaches, members will have winter conditioning to prepar...

Women’s swim team to compete in IHSAA Sectional championships

BREAST STROKE: Swimmer and freshman Berit Berglund, swims breastroke at the Carmel- HSE dual meet on Dec. 17. Berglund said despite having experience swimming with Carmel Swim Club in previous years, she has felt new pressures since joining the women’s swimming team as a freshman. She added that the high school team is more competitive and serious than she experienced in the Carmel Swim Club.

Alivia Romaniuk

February 7, 2020

The women’s swim team will compete in the IHSAA Sectional championships on Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. The meet will take place at Noblesville High School. According to Chris Plumb, Head Coach of the women’s swim team, the team is looking forward to the tournament season and is working hard to win their...

Hounds Stifled by Wildcats 39-37

Ashwin Prasad

February 7, 2020

In a raucous, intense Varsity Gym, the Lawrence North Wildcats (17-1) outlasted CHS (11-5) 39-37 in a defensive slugfest. Senior Tony Perkins and junior DJ Hughes scored 14 and 11 points for the number one team in the state, with Perkins' go-ahead basket with 2:01 to go proving to be decisive. Sophomore...

As women’s swimming, diving team pushes for 34th consecutive State win, freshmen feel pressures, motivation to make roster, continue streak

BREAST STROKE: Swimmer and freshman Berit Berglund, swims breastroke at the Carmel- HSE dual meet on Dec. 17. Berglund said despite having experience swimming with Carmel Swim Club in previous years, she has felt new pressures since joining the women’s swimming team as a freshman. She added that the high school team is more competitive and serious than she experienced in the Carmel Swim Club.

Natalie Khamis

January 23, 2020

Before entering high school, Berit Berglund, swimmer and now- freshman, swam with Carmel Swim Club members in her age group, participated in meets and contributed to each win or loss the club faced. Now a semester into her freshman year, Berglund said she faces new pressures. As the women’s swimming and diving team will compete ...