Women’s basketball team defeated, working hard for next game

Kiara Gill, women’s varsity basketball player and senior, and her teammates practice for their upcoming games. Gill said they will be practicing more zone offense, executions and plays.

Karolena Zhou

December 10, 2019

On Dec. 6, the women’s varsity basketball team played against Warren Central at a home game, but lost with a score of 42-21. However, with this loss in mind, the women’s basketball team said they will practice harder than before for their next game. “The team will be working on our zone offens...

Women’s junior varsity basketball defeats Lawrence Central 58-33

Head Coach Mark Wien looks over the statistics from the Lawrence Central game. He said,

Andrew Caito

December 6, 2019

Women's junior varsity basketball improved to 6-1 after their win against Lawrence Central on Dec. 4. It was their biggest win yet. Women's JV player and sophomore Laura Valiente-Marin said, “The team moved the ball really well. The ball moved quick which led to easy buckets being made. Our shoot...

Women’s junior varsity basketball defeats Zionsville 48-27

Andrew Caito

November 25, 2019

Off to a roaring start, and led by Coach Mark Wien, women’s junior varsity basketball is at 3-1 after a win over Zionsville. Led by sophomore Laura Valiente-Marin with a career high, scoring 16 points, she led the team to the 48-27 win. “I had a good game, better than the other two. It was the bes...

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Ashwin Prasad

November 15, 2019

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

SHOOTAROUND: Senior Kiara Gill passes the ball during a drill as the team looks on. The team opens the season with a long road trip to Homestead.

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...

Women’s basketball team benefits from strong role model coach

Erin Trimpe, women’s basketball head coach, encourages her team before their first game against the Homestead Spartans on Nov. 3. Trimpe said she always wants to see her team be aggressive.

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...

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

The CHS women’s basketball team warms up for practice as their season begins to pick up. This year the team will face one of the toughest schedules in the state.

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...

THE COST OF SUCCESS: While varsity athletes excel on the court, it can take a lot of money to get to that level

THE COST OF SUCCESS: While varsity athletes excel on the court, it can take a lot of money to get to that level

Kelly Truax

December 12, 2016

Brooke Grigsby, volleyball player and junior, plays for both the Munciana Volleyball Club and CHS varsity team. Playing at Munciana Volleyball can become costly even before tournaments and practices start. “We have to pay for tryouts; tryouts this year were $500. After tryouts, we have to pay for ...

Welcome to the Club: Rise in club teams leads to student athletes opting out of school athletics

Junior Stasia Mallin practices her skills for her club team. Mallin said the benefits of playing for a club team outweigh those of a school team.

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November 14, 2014

Last year junior Stasia Mallin made the decision to give up school soccer to strictly play club ball. According to Athletic Business, a magazine geared toward the sports industry, a growing number of athletes like Mallin have to make the same decision about the sports they play and where they play it. The s...

Varsity Blues: How do students who take part in several sports balance them out?

Junior Stacy Morozov participates in 3 different sports. She said playing three sports helps her academically and keeps her focused.

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October 10, 2014

ALONG WITH CARMEL’S HIGHLY TALENTED ATHLETES, preseason practices and conditioning sessions have become part of every sport and have played huge roles in the way sports teams have performed in previous seasons. These practices are put in place to help sports teams warm up faster and hit the ground ...