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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 ...

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...

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 ...

Diving team continues to train, next competition Dec. 17

Diving team continues to train, next competition Dec. 17

Sarah Kim

December 16, 2019

The diving team continued to train through December and has high expectations for the remainder of the season. Alaina Heyde, varsity diver and junior, said she believes the hard work the team has put in throughout the season will pay off. “We have been working really hard so far, and I think that w...

Women’s swim team begins season with a victory against North Central, looks forward to rest of season

Alivia Romaniuk

December 7, 2019

The women’s swim team won their home meet against North Central on Dec. 3. This was the first official meet of the season. “There was nothing surprising to me about the meet,” said Chris Plumb, Head Coach of the women’s swim team. The Greyhounds won 130-56, and placed first in nearly every even...

Women’s diving team has first meet, continues to train

Women’s diving team has first meet, continues to train

Sarah Kim

December 4, 2019

The women's diving team had their first meet of the season on Dec. 3 against North Central and is preparing for their next meet on Dec. 14 at Fishers High School. Alaina Heyde, varsity diver and junior, said that this year the team has shifted its attention to dryland in addition to the regular divin...

With diving season approaching, athletes, coach discuss technique, mentality required for success in diving

With diving season approaching, athletes, coach discuss technique, mentality required for success in diving

Andrew Caito

November 15, 2019

Diving off the one meter boards, diver and sophomore Darci Commons works to perfect her form. For Commons, diving isn’t just flips and tricks in the air but actually requires a lot of work in the mind as well. “Honestly, there is a lot that goes into each dive, but as long as you practice proper te...

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 ...

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...

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

July 5, 2018

According to today's press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, CHS swim coach John Goelz was arrested July 3 on charges of "sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography." Goelz will have a hearing in Federal Court July 10. Read the official press release below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 5, 2018 High school swim coach faces federal child sexual ex...