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Greyhound for Life: Read a Q&A with Retiring Assistant Athletic Director Bruce Wolf

Bruce Wolf, Champions Together co-sponsor and assistant athletic director, counts the money the club raised at their annual Mr. Carmel event in 2019. Wolf said starting Champions Together with Joe Stuelpe was one of his proudest moments across his 40 year CHS career.

Ashwin Prasad

March 30, 2020

What motivated you to join the CHS staff in the first place? Coming out of Purdue University in the spring of 1980, I was hoping to start a career teaching science and coaching baseball and/or football. It just happened that Carmel had an opening that fit. It was almost a dream come true opportunity ...

In light of local, global outbreaks, administration must take steps to make school safer

In light of local, global outbreaks, administration must take steps to make school safer

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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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,...

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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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...

Hounds Fend Off Rivals, Win Sectional Championship

Ashwin Prasad

March 8, 2020

As the reigning IHSAA State Champions, mired in a difficult Sectional bracket, the circumstances were ripe for an upset of the Carmel Greyhounds (18-7). The rapidly maturing team, however, was more than up to the task. The Hounds outlasted the HSE Royals, Noblesville Millers, and Westfield Shamrocks...

Jannsen Scores 26 on Senior Night, Hounds Rout Crispus Attucks

Ashwin Prasad

February 26, 2020

Senior shooting guard Jackson Jannsen made sure to give the crowd what they wanted. As the only senior on the team, Jannsen received a raucous ovation when he was introduced as the final man in the starting lineup. The sharpshooter proceeded to put on one of the finest performances of his high school...

As men’s basketball team enters playoffs, shortest players share how they control game despite basketball being “tall man’s sport”

As men’s basketball team enters playoffs, shortest players share how they control game despite basketball being “tall man’s sport”

Ashwin Prasad

February 21, 2020

One of the marvels of basketball is the height of the athletes. At 6 feet, 10 inches, John-Michael Mulloy ‘19 was the centerpiece of previous Carmel basketball teams, and the players on the varsity men’s basketball team this year are all over six feet tall. All, that is, except for one: Connor Gioia,...

Rigorous practice schedules cause fatigue, athletes compare journeys in sports

SISTERHOOD:
Caroline Ramsey, varsity lacrosse player and senior, walks off the field with her teammates. Ramsey, as well as swimming Head Coach Chris Plumb, said positive and uplifting team atmosphere motivates athletes to keep playing their sport.

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...

Hounds Stifled by Wildcats 39-37

Ashwin Prasad

February 7, 2020

In a raucous, intense Varsity Gym, the Lawrence North Wildcats (17-1) outlasted CHS (11-5) 39-37 in a defensive slugfest. Senior Tony Perkins and junior DJ Hughes scored 14 and 11 points for the number one team in the state, with Perkins' go-ahead basket with 2:01 to go proving to be decisive. Sophomore...

Although track season starts mid-February, varsity runners train in tough conditions during winter months

POWER RUN:
Junior Bing Hudson (left) and sophomore Charlie Schuman run laps in the field across from Murray Stadium and the Natatorium parking lot. “We don’t meet in December after a lengthy cross-country season, so the boys are excited to meet up in the locker room, run together, and get guidance from our coaches. It is a really good atmosphere that the boys build during the offseason,” Head Coach Colin Altevogt said.

Aniket Biswal

January 23, 2020

The track season starts in mid-February, but for many varsity runners preparations for the season starts much earlier than that. According to the athletes, those unofficial practices—which are often outside—are frequently cold and difficult but also necessary. Charlie Schuman, track runner and sophomore,...

Member of Champions Together club helps students with disabilities via sports, wishes more people would volunteer

FOR THE KIDS:
Champions Together members from CHS and Center Grove play basketball in the Fieldhouse during halftime of the men’s game. President and senior Sophie Gates said, “I know a good amount of people that would not only do well in Champions Together but would really enjoy it and I would love if they volunteered.”

Daniel Kim

January 23, 2020

For Sophie Gates, Champions Together president and senior, volunteering for Champions Together has been a big part of her high school career ever since her freshman year and she said she is happy with the progress it has made. She said, “Champions Together has made a huge difference in not only our a...

With Gold, Blue games tomorrow, CHS Icehounds express their desire to be a school sanctioned sport

STAREDOWN:
Nick Popowicks, a junior and forward on the Icehounds gold team, watches the game after finishing his shift during the Icehounds 5-2 victory over Zionsville. Popowicks said that although some Friday night games have student spectators, there are very few people that watch weekend games. I don’t believe that not being associated with IHSAA has affected our performance, but it would be nice for hockey to be recognized as an IHSAA sport.

Daniel Kim

December 12, 2019

At CHS, sports such as basketball, football and soccer are all sanctioned by the school; they have their own fields, equipment and schedules given and organized by the school’s athletics department. However, there are some sports that do not receive as much attention or support from the school, su...