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

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

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.

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

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...

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

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

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...

Rigorous practice schedules cause fatigue, athletes compare journeys in sports

Rigorous practice schedules cause  fatigue, athletes compare journeys in sports

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...

Women’s swim team to compete in IHSAA Sectional championships

Women’s swim team to compete in IHSAA Sectional championships

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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...