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FIST BUMP: Senior Leila Antony (right) celebrates with one of her teammates during a tennis match. Antony and several others from Carmel qualified for the national tennis tournament run by the USTA (United States Tennis Association). She said working with a team has taught her how to build friendships and learn life skills.

Eli Mercer and Leila Antony qualify for club tennis nationals

Andrew Caito May 14, 2021

Coming this summer,  Junior, Eli Mercer, and Senior, Leila Antony, qualified for club tennis nationals in Orlando, Florida, at the end of June. Working toward this goal, Mercer has been attempting to...

TERRIFIC TEAM: Junior Joey Duncan (second from left) fist bumps one of his teammates during his soccer game. Duncan said everyone is included when playing recreational soccer.

Students, coach consider benefits of participating in recreational sports

Aniket Biswal and Andrew Caito April 14, 2021

Junior Joey Duncan can not wait to start playing recreational soccer after spring break is over. He said it's been almost two years since he has last played soccer just for fun. This is because the COVID-19...

Sophomore Everett Carlisle watches a game from the March Madness tournament at home on his TV. Carlisle said if he had  an opportunity to go to one of the games in-person he would take it.

Q&A with students on March Madness

Andrew Caito March 18, 2021

Do you plan on attending a game since the NCAA Tournament is all in Indiana this year? Do you want to go watch a game? Why? Have you before?  Who do you think will win and why?  And...

Griffin Hadley, varsity swimmer and senior, takes a breath during a practice swim. According to Hadley, his winter workouts are often more rigorous than his school ones.

Winter sports athletes will continue practicing over upcoming winter break

Andrew Caito December 12, 2020

With winter break less than a month away, winter sports will continue practicing throughout the break. Several sports have games or meets throughout, such as basketball, wrestling, and swimming programs....

MENTALLY SHARP: Junior Baenan McKeown gets ready to kick a soccer ball during a home soccer game against Guerin Catholic High School. Mckeown said that it is important to be motivated during physical therapy, and said he was mentally sharp with his injury.

Athletes with prior injuries reflect on physical therapy, explain benefits both physically, mentally

Hannah Baer October 13, 2020

For athletes like Justin Pickett, varsity football player and senior, injuries are pretty common in sports. Throughout his athletic career, which included both football and basketball, he broke his ankle,...

Q&A with Selam Waclawik, Co-President of Black Student Alliance on racial tensions at Carmel

Q&A with Selam Waclawik, Co-President of Black Student Alliance on racial tensions at Carmel

Andrew Caito September 23, 2020

How do you feel about racial injustice within school? (How bad do you think it is?) For me I have dealt with microaggressions such as being stereotyped and being compared to every single black person,...

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...

Senior Jackson Carl receives a ball during a soccer game in the 2019 season.Carl said he has one goal on his mind despite the ongoing pandemic: winning the State Championship.

Athletes miss out on college scouting opportunities, look forward to upcoming season

Andrew Caito August 13, 2020

Amid the covid-19 outbreak, athletes like Jackson Carl, club soccer player and senior, are living in disappointment with the cancellation of spring seasons and multiple sports programs. Carl said, “I...

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

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

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...

Keeping suggestions from students in mind, cafeteria manager Holly Huepenbecker-Hull starts to plan next year's menu on a computer. As with every year, she would gladly accept any suggestions for menu additions.

Smashmouth releases new dough and Smacker pizza bites this Thursday

Andrew Caito March 23, 2019

Smashmouth pizza is set to release a thinner dough and new pizza bites coming this week. Thursday are the new expected release of the pizza bites that will consist of cheese, ham, and pepperoni. While...

Mac and cheese bar offers new type of meat every lunch cycle

February 25, 2019

With the first three week cycle over, some foods have shined while others did not do as good. According to Main Cafeteria Manager Holly Huepenbecker- Hull, the new mac and cheese bar got off into a great...

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