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With upcoming Carmel Marathon on April 4, students share how they stay motivated for long distance running

HARD-CORE WORKOUT:
(TOP) Senior Vivian Zheng stretches her calf muscles at West Park.  Zheng said she stretches before all practice runs (featured image). Zheng said track and cross-country were too time-consuming for high school. She said she decided to train for the marathon, however, in order to share one final experience with her father 
before leaving 
for college.

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

Women’s cross-country looking ahead to Flashrock Invitational

The varsity team huddles up prior to a home meet. “We are looking forward to the rest of the season and hopefully can win a State championship this fall,” varsity runner and senior Phoebe Bates said.

Satvik Kandru

October 22, 2019

The women’s cross-country team will compete in the Flashrock Invitational on Sept. 21. The team is coming off of a first place finish at the Marion Invitational, ousting county rivals Noblesville and Fishers. “This season has shown great improvement for our varsity roster,” said Phoebe Bates,...

Women’s cross-country preparing for Nike Valley Twilight meet and Sectionals

The cross-country banner and tent get set up prior to a meet. Varsity runner and senior Phoebe Bates said, “We are hoping to finish the season strong and win another State championship.” 

Satvik Kandru

October 22, 2019

The women’s cross-country team will compete in both the Nike Valley Twilight meet and Sectionals. These will take place on Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, respectively. The team is coming off of a first place finish at the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) championship. “We had a pretty convincing win a...

CHS Girls’ Cross Country End High School Season with Fourth Place at State

Jess Canaley

November 15, 2018

The CHS girls’ cross country team has recently completed its tournament season for the Indiana High School Athletics Association (IHSAA) with a fourth-place award at State. In the post-season, the team then raced in the Nike Regional race, however, didn’t qualify for Nike Nationals. Several indi...

CHS Women’s Cross Country Team Finishes Fourth in Regionals, Advances to Semi-State

Members of the CHS women’s cross country warm up before practice. The team recently came in fourth place at the Regional meet, qualifying for Semistate.

Jess Canaley

October 21, 2018

The women’s cross country team continues in its tournament season, going strong, after a fourth place award in a good-weathered Regional meet this past saturday. Brebeuf and Pike provided major sources of competition, according to Head Coach Andy Dalton. Last year Brebeuf beat CHS in the Regional rac...

CHS Women’s Cross Country Team Headed to MIC Championship Meet Sat. Sept. 22

Senior runners of the women’s cross country team help start off stretches before a practice leading up to the MIC tournament. McCormack, pictured far right, is excited to see how the team will perform in their upcoming race.

Jess Canaley

September 21, 2018

On Sept. 22 at 9 a.m., the CHS women’s cross country team will begin the MIC Championship meet. According to head coach Andy Dalton, the team is looking strong, and with good weather ahead for the meet, he expects a good performance from his runners. This year’s main competition for the team in the...

Women’s cross country wraps up season, looks ahead to postseason

Junior Izza Khuram (1062) leads the pack at MIC Championship meet at Ben Davis High School on Sept. 23. Carmel finished in first place at the meet, continuing a streak that has lasted over a decade.

Ben Traylor

October 10, 2017

After completing the regular season atop the MIC, the women’s cross country team is preparing for the Sectional post-season playoff for the chance to advance to Regionals the following weekend. Both matchups will take place at White River Elementary School in Noblesville, beginning Oct. 14.  “A go...

Cross-country team prepares to bounce back in stacked weekend

Ben Traylor, Reporter

September 23, 2017

Following a tight run for first place at the Trinity Invitational in Louisville last Saturday, the women's cross-country team is preparing for a weekend in Indianapolis against only MIC opponents. On Sept. 16, the Greyhounds fell short of first to Centerville by just three points and was led by soph...

New Coach, Same Goals: Cross country coaches and athletes discuss the legacy of old head coach and plans with the new one.

Real Talk: 
Head Coach Andy Dalton discusses recovery and training with senior and varsity runner Corrine Miller. Miller believes Dalton will bring many effective ideas to the program.

Ben Traylor, Sports Reporter

August 16, 2017

This seventh consecutive state championship, as well as a fourth-place finish in the 2016 Nike Cross Nationals, Mark Ellington of the women’s cross country team will not be returning this upcoming season as Head Coach, citing family reasons to retire after eight years. “Being a high school head coach could very...