Luci Bair, varsity women’s soccer player and senior, dribbles the ball in a Sectional game against Guerin. Bair said facing higher ranked teams drives the team to play harder.

Soccer coaches, players evaluate accuracy of rankings, their impact on overall mindset

Alivia Romaniuk October 22, 2021

On Sept. 11, 2021, 18-year-old Emma Raducanu and 19-year old Leylah Fernandez played each other in the final of the U.S. Open. Ranked 150th and 73rd respectively by the Women’s Tennis Association, Raducanu...

Taking Initiative

Taking Initiative

Alivia Romaniuk September 27, 2021

On July 27, Simone Biles shocked the world when she withdrew from the team finals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after a poor vault performance. Biles was visibly distressed during her vault warm up. She appeared...

Ginger Britton, head coach of the CHS softball team, talks strategy with players during a game. Britton said female-to-female communication with coaches encourages players to talk about their struggles.

Members, head coach, of women’s softball team acknowledge benefits of female coaches, challenges for women in coaching

Alivia Romaniuk May 15, 2021

Arguably one of the most monumental breakthroughs of gender equality was when Title IX was passed in 1972, prohibiting sex-based discrimination in federally-funded activities, including school sports....

Dance Marathon participants high five other participants during the start of the event last year. Maximus Shurr, Dance Marathon executive committee member and junior, said the overall support and awareness raised by this event contributes to its consistent success. (Annie Salter Submitted Photo)

Assistant athletic director, students acknowledge sports as force for good

Alivia Romaniuk April 12, 2021

Assistant athletic director Jeff Hester has one memory that stands out when thinking about sports as a force of good in the world. “In 2015, when I was the athletic director at Columbus North, our...

Riley Pennington, member of the women’s basketball team and senior, passes a basketball to a teammate during a game. She said she thinks the demographics of Carmel explain why there may be underrepresentation of blacks in some sports at CHS.

Athletics at this school increasing in Black representation, reflecting national trends

Alivia Romaniuk February 16, 2021

February is Black History Month, dedicated to remembering and celebrating those who paved the way for today’s society, breaking deeply-rooted racial barriers. Arguably some of the most groundbreaking...

Celebrating the female athletes before us who paved the way for us to play

Celebrating the female athletes before us who paved the way for us to play

Alivia Romaniuk February 8, 2021

On Dec. 12, Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller gained nationwide attention when she became the first woman to score in a Power Five college game. Fuller wore the words “Play Like A Girl” on the back of...

Winter athletes remark on goals for spring season

Alivia Romaniuk January 17, 2021

MacKenna Leiske : women's swimmer “This season I want to help the team win our 35th state championship. It’s been such a privilege to be a part of this team and see everyone continue to grow over...

Senior Maggie Love swims the butterfly stroke after school in preparation for the upcoming season for the varsity women’s swim team.She said she is committed to Purdue University but is frustrated with the changes to college recruiting. She said she wished she could meet the coaches face-to-face because so she could feel like a student athlete.

Aspiring NCAA athletes react to changes to in-person college recruitment visits, scholarship decisions

Alivia Romaniuk November 22, 2020

On Sept. 16, the NCAA suspension of all Division 1 in-person recruiting went into place. This suspension is effective through Jan. 1 and prohibits coaches from meeting in-person with potential student...

Varsity women’s golf team member and senior Katie Kuc hits a golf ball at the IHSAA Sectional Championships on September 18. Kuc said one of her goals for the state championship is to earn all-state honors.

Women’s golf team to compete in the IHSAA State Championships October 2-3

Alivia Romaniuk November 11, 2020

The varsity women’s golf team will compete in the IHSAA State Championships in Carmel on Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3. According to assistant coach Dan Patane, the team aims to win. “We...

Senior Katie Kuc hits a golf ball. Kuc said she and the team are aiming for a win on Saturday.

Women’s golf team aim to win Miller Girls Golf Invitational this Saturday

Alivia Romaniuk November 11, 2020

The women’s golf team will compete in the Miller Golf Girls Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 12, in Noblesville. According to Dan Patane, assistant coach of the women’s golf team, 4 top ten teams...

Many students gather on Friday, Aug. 28 to watch a home game for the Carmel Greyhounds against Cathedral. The Hounds lost the game 44-28; however, on Sept. 11, the Hounds won in a double overtime thriller 45-44 over Pike high school.Many students gathered to show energy, despite the 250 spectator limit set by the IHSAA. Athletic director Jim Inskeep said he finds players are becoming more and more accepting of the changes.

Athletes remark on new regulations for spectators at games, reflect on pros, cons

Andrew Caito and Alivia Romaniuk September 21, 2020

Around the world, sporting events are beginning to resurface, but with COVID-19 precautions in place, these events look far different than usual. Professional leagues, including the MLB, the NBA and the...

Franklin Hankins, Ultimate Frisbee club sponsor and science teacher, plays ultimate frisbee. Hankins said ultimate frisbee required athleticism.

Q & A with Franklin Hankins, sponsor of Ultimate Frisbee Club, science teacher

Alivia Romaniuk April 1, 2020

How long has the club been going on? The club has been around as long as I have been teaching at CHS, seven years. How many members are there? This year's attendance has been way down because...

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