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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 ...

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...

The CHS basketball teams review the ins and outs of superstitions in the sports world

The CHS basketball teams review the  ins and outs of superstitions in the sports world

Ben Traylor

November 17, 2017

Under the heat of the lights and pressure of the crowd, athletes from high school to the professional level are forced to find a way to perform at their best in each matchup. For many players, strict routines or rituals helps them focus on consistency and stay locked in the game. From LeBron James’...

Athletes at CHS discuss how to overcome problems in a team environment

Athletes at CHS discuss how to  overcome problems in a team environment

Kelly Truax, Reporter

October 26, 2017

Both the women’s and men’s basketball teams have been practicing and getting ready for their games ahead in the season. But when playing on a sports team in which the players rely on one another, different overall dynamics can develop that affect how a team plays. These dynamics can be either positive...

Heady-ing to Marian: Coach Scott Heady receives new position at Marian University

Heady-ing to Marian: Coach Scott Heady receives new position at Marian University

Kelly Truax

February 28, 2017

“It was a process that lasted about two weeks, so I knew early on that I was going to have an opportunity to get the job. It was mainly just a matter of me thinking about (the position) for a little bit and giving them an answer,” Varsity Basketball Coach Scott Heady said in response to his new pos...

PRESS RELEASE – Men’s High School Basketball Coach Set to Retire Scott Heady Signs with Marian University

PRESS RELEASE – Men’s High School Basketball Coach Set to Retire Scott Heady Signs with Marian University

February 16, 2017

Carmel, IN – Carmel High School Boys’ Head Basketball Coach Scott Heady will retire at the end of the school year. 55-year old Heady has accepted the position of men’s basketball coach at Marian University. Heady has been with the school district for seven years as a head coach and PE teacher.   “I...

In an ever-changing landscape, advanced statistics are the next big breakthrough in athletics

In an ever-changing landscape, advanced statistics are the next big breakthrough in athletics

Adam Gostomelsky

January 27, 2017

Advanced analytical statistics are perhaps the greatest revolution the sports world has seen in the 21st century. With numerous job openings on professional and college athletic teams for statisticians, as well as various new websites like fivethirtyeight.com and kenpom.com, statistics have come out...

FAMILY MATTERS

FAMILY MATTERS

Ben Traylor and Jess Canaley

November 17, 2016

In most athletic situations at school, families can participate as spectators, watching their sibling or child compete from the sidelines. However, for a few at CHS, being involved in sports is their opportunity to compete and grow with their family members on the same court or field. For these fami...

Men’s varsity basketball prepares for two games in two days

Men’s varsity basketball prepares for two games in two days

Beats

March 5, 2015

The men’s varsity basketball team will compete in a double game weekend for the Sectional tournament by first playing Fishers on March 6 and either Zionsville or Hamilton Southeastern on March 7 if they win. “You can only prepare for your Friday game,” Head Coach Scott Heady said. “We are ...