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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...

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...

Wrestling team prepares for season, first meet Wednesday

Wrestling team prepares for season, first meet Wednesday

sports

November 15, 2013

  Nearly every day, once practice starts, senior Karl Wilhelm is one of the first athletes into the CHS wrestling room. Contrary to his teammates who play football or throw for track and field—in which there is no substitute for size—Wilhelm weighs only 106 pounds. But wrestling is fair in...

Wrestling team, first-year coach prepare for their upcoming season, challenges

Wrestling team, first-year coach prepare for their upcoming season, challenges

sports

November 16, 2012

As the wrestlers come back for another season, many are hopeful for what seems a promising season led by a new coach, Edward Pendoski. For eight years, he has coached at CIA Wrestling Academy, which, according to Ben Krege, varsity wrestler and junior, produced half of the State finalists last year. According...

Wrestling team loses in Semistate

sports

February 22, 2012

Carmel advanced two sophomore wrestlers, Ben Krege and Karl Wilhelm, to the Semistate match where they both lost in the first round. Wilhelm and Krege were the only two wrestlers representing Carmel in Semistate in New Castle on Feb. 11. Assistant Coach Jeremy Stacy was satisfied with the team because...

Two Carmel wrestlers qualify for Semistate

sports

February 15, 2012

Two CHS wrestlers, sophomores Ben Krege and Karl Wilhelm, qualified for the IHSAA Semistate by placing fourth and third, respectively, in the IHSAA Regional. Krege said he is excited for the Semistate, where he said he will face some of the top competition in the state. “(I’ve been) watching video,...

Four wrestlers advance to Regional, Team hopes for Semistate

sports

February 3, 2012

The CHS wrestling team advances four wrestlers to the Regional at North Montgomery High School. The Regional takes place on Saturday, Feb. 4. The wrestling team placed 5th out of 11 teams in the Sectional with four wrestlers receiving third or better to advance to the next round, according to assista...

Wrestling team looks forward to another postseason opportunity

Wrestling team looks forward to another postseason opportunity

sports

January 27, 2012

Head Coach John Kopnisky said he is looking forward to the Sectional tournament, which will be held tomorrow at Zionsville. It is the first qualifier for the individual and team state tournament. The tournament begins at 9:30 a.m. The team has been Sectional Champions 18 times since 1976, so it is no s...

Wrestling team to travel to Westfield Jan. 10

sports

January 9, 2012

The CHS wrestling team will travel to Westfield for a dual meet on Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. This will be one of the team’s final tests before the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference meet, according to Eli Carlson, varsity wrestler and sophomore. Carlson said the team is coming together nicely as t...