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Starting from Scratch: Women’s basketball aims to move forward from last year’s rebuild

Starting from Scratch: Women’s basketball aims to move forward from last year’s rebuild

Kiersten Riedford

October 24, 2019

On Nov. 9, the women’s basketball team will take the court to open its 2019-20 season with an away game against Homestead High School. Due to the low-cut nature of tryouts, returning players said they had already formed a close bond as they began official practices. According to both players and c...

Participation Problem: Despite decreases in high school sports participation seen in national trends, CHS athletics continue to show increases in participation

Participation Problem: Despite decreases in high school sports participation seen in  national trends, CHS athletics continue to show increases in participation

Aniket Biswal

October 24, 2019

Recently, a study conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) found there has been a significant drop in teenage sport participation from 2018 to 2019. In fact, there were about 43,000 fewer teens playing sports in 2019 than in 2018, 70% of which were from football. This is ...

Just Keep Swimming: CHS swimmers make a splash at Junior Worlds in Hungary

Just Keep Swimming: CHS swimmers make a splash at Junior Worlds in Hungary

Satvik Kandru

September 20, 2019

Senior Wyatt Davis As a freshman entering high school, Wyatt Davis was an accomplished young swimmer, but his dream was to compete for a gold medal. Just this past fall, Davis accomplished that goal at one of the highest stages in junior swimming. The Carmel High School senior swimmer won in style,...

Wrestle with this: As success of CHS wrestling team continues to grow, athletes share insight on physicality of wrestling

Wrestle with this: As success of CHS wrestling team continues to grow, athletes share insight on physicality of wrestling

Jess Canaley

February 22, 2019

Not only is wrestling the oldest sport on Earth, dating back to cave drawings from 3,000 B.C, but it is also considered one of the most physical sports on the planet. According to LiveStrong, wrestling is in the top 10 list of most physical sports. Both physical and mental preparation peak during wr...

Swimmers Of CHS: Swimmers recall why they started swimming, why they still do it

Swimmers Of CHS: Swimmers recall why they started swimming, why they still do it

Sarah Kim

February 22, 2019

Junior Sayjel Parikshak “When I was 2 years old, my parents signed me up to learn swimming as a survival skill. I ended up loving the water and I started taking swim lessons at a local swim club. When I was 6, the management of the club asked if they could put me on the summer swim team because I showed quite a bit of...

Flipping Between Sports: Cheerleading, diving teams use similar skills; CHS athletes participate in both

Flipping Between Sports: Cheerleading, diving teams use similar  skills; CHS athletes participate in both

Sarah Kim, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2019

Sophomore Jenna Springirth takes a deep breath and then flips through the air. The water folds around her as she finishes her perfectly executed dive. Springirth is a member of this year’s women’s swimming and diving team, but she is also a member of the varsity competition cheerleading squad.  At fi...

Keepin’ it Cool: Athletes, coaches explain decline of bad sportsmanship, reasons behind it

Keepin’ it Cool: Athletes, coaches explain decline of bad sportsmanship, reasons behind it

Jess Canaley

January 24, 2019

Trash talking has long been a part of sports culture. However now, trash talking, especially in the sports world, seems to be decreasing. Ryan Osborn, head coach of the men’s basketball team, has been around the sport for almost his whole life. In his experience of playing the game and through his ...

Women’s basketball team benefits from strong role model coach

Women’s basketball team benefits from strong role model coach

Jess Canaley

December 13, 2018

Player Reagan Hune has played basketball for as long as she can remember. In elementary school, she played for the Carmel Pup’s team and continued her passion at Creekside Middle School. Her hard work in years past culminated to four successful seasons of high school basketball at CHS. As a current...

Wrestling team participates in community service projects, claims it bonds team members

Satvik Kandru

December 13, 2018

Throughout this fall and winter, wrestlers have learned to reflect on their role not only as wrestlers, but as contributing members of the Carmel community. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, volunteering rates among teens ages 14 to 19 was 19 percent in Indiana. A new federal study show...

Digital Competition: Players reveal how sports video games simplify many parts of sport

Digital Competition: Players reveal how sports video  games simplify many parts of sport

Caleb Shaffer

December 13, 2018

American basketball has been played worldwide for over a century, and while the video game version of the sport is relatively new, it has quickly gained a following from gamers and basketball players alike. At this school, students like Cole Brady, basketball player and senior, often play the latest in...