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Seniors, Athletics Director, reflect on why people continue in sports through their senior year

Seniors, Athletics Director, reflect on why people continue in sports through their senior year

Cady Armstrong

November 19, 2019

Most people consider waking up at 6:30 a.m for school hard. However, for Meredith Burglund, varsity swimmer and senior, that is sleeping in. Burglund said she has practice for 22 hours each week, including morning practice three times a week. “Sometimes I’ll have to put my homework away early because I...

Participation Problem: Despite decreases in high school sports participation seen in national trends, CHS athletics continue to show increases in participation

HUDDLE UP:
The women’s cross-country team meets before practice. Elle Nichol, varsity cross-country runner and senior, said she believes that the team spirit is the main reason behind the growth in participation for the team.

Aniket Biswal

October 24, 2019

Recently, a study conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) found there has been a significant drop in teenage sport participation from 2018 to 2019. In fact, there were about 43,000 fewer teens playing sports in 2019 than in 2018, 70% of which were from football. This is ...

Students, Athletic Director Jim Inskeep offer their view on the new “Step Up to Sexual Assault Program”

Students, Athletic Director Jim Inskeep offer their view on the new

Emily Sandy and Lillian He

September 20, 2019

Q & A with Athletic Director Jim Inskeep Why was this program implemented at Carmel High School? In the summer of 2018, some of the district administrators, myself and (Principal Thomas) Harmas, started talking about ways that we could better educate and protect our students. Over the years, ...

Senior Alex Waples

Senior Alex Waples

Livvie Hurley

May 18, 2018

Alex Waples, track team member and senior, eats an apple before practice on April 25 at the CHS stadium. Waples likes to keep a balance of eating healthy and exercise in her daily life.

Sophomore Jacob Mahon

Sophomore Jacob Mahon

Livvie Hurley

May 18, 2018

Sophomore Jacob Mahon lifts weights in his Advanced Physical Conditioning class. Before heading to the weight lifting room, the class warmed up in the gym.

Health center advises students, athletes to take precautions against MRSA infections

Senior Malcolm Brown wipes down gym equipment before weight lifting. Students are advised to take precautions like sanitizing athletic equipment to prevent MRSA infections. KAYLA WALKER/ PHOTO

Beats

September 30, 2011

The health center advises students to be aware of Methidlin-Resistant Staphylococcus Areus (MRSA). MRSA is a bacterial infection that can be caught by indirect or direct contact, according to Carol Gelatt, nurse in the main health center. “The bacterial infection can be acquired by direct contact such as skin to skin. It can b...

Captain’s Meetings to have four more meetings

Beats

May 15, 2011

Captain Meetings have been replaced with Senior Roundtable Meetings, according to Athletics Director Jim Inskeep. The sponsors have held two meetings for next school year’s senior leaders and will have four more meetings this year. “We have learned quite a bit about our student leaders and it...

Defining the line between bonding and bullying

Beats

March 25, 2010

WHAT WE KNOW: On Jan. 22, a presently undefined event, categorized by most media outlets as “bullying” or “hazing,” occurred on the team bus coming home from a men’s basketball game. On Feb. 15 the CHS administration was made aware of the incident. Although the formal investigation is still unde...

Athletic trainers aid injured fall sport athletes

Beats

September 30, 2009

As fall arrives at CHS, the athletic trainers led by certified athletic trainer Dawn Robertson prepare to treat and evaluate the injuries accompanied by the fall sports season. The group, which meets daily, works for the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of sports related injuries. The organization...