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Q&A with Athletics Director Jim Inskeep on process of finding new women’s cross country coach

Austin Guo May 18, 2021

Q: What is the process for determining the new coach? “We posted the position after the resignation of the previous coach (after the season ended). Then we receive applications from various candidates....

Sophomore Neil Fairman watches a NFL game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans on his TV. Fairman said he supports stadiums being filled to at least half capacity because it would improve the atmosphere at games. 
(NEIL FAIRMAN SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Q&A with students on recently announced changes to NFL season

Austin Guo April 16, 2021

Neil Fairman, sophomore Q: What do you think of the NFL expanding the season to 17 games? Why?  A: “I think that the decision to expand the season is good for the fans and NFL executives, but...

Christians celebrate Easter, express appreciation for opportunity to attend services in-person

Christians celebrate Easter, express appreciation for opportunity to attend services in-person

Austin Guo April 3, 2021

For Catholic and senior Michael Wolf, Easter Sunday will consist of many of the same activities that he would do under normal circumstances. However, the way his church, St. Elizabeth Seton, will conduct...

WARMING UP: 
Lily Rose, varsity women's track and field team member and junior, runs a lap as a part of her  warmup. Rose said she thinks cross country has developed a supportive culture to help any girls who may be struggling with body image issues.

Female athletes, coaches share experiences with body image, expectations of what athletes should look like

Kaitlyn Loper March 16, 2021

Lily Rose, varsity women’s track and field team member and junior, has only had one experience in which someone approached her about her weight. Rose said, “I’m a very skinny person and as a runner,...

Maddie Quigley,
women’s soccer
player and junior,
prepares to kick
the ball during
a match against
North Central.
Quigley said she
has missed three
seasons due to
hip surgeries.
She said, “Missing soccer
is definitely very
draining ... It’s
very hard to
watch people
play and not be
able to.

Athletes, trainers reflect on experiences with surgeries, recovery process

Austin Guo February 14, 2021

Swimmer and senior Brooke Zurcher knew something was wrong when she was training with the swim team. Her heart was beating unusually fast during workouts. When she consulted a cardiologist, her cardiologist...

Junior Connor Lathrop swims the freestyle stroke at the 91st Ohio Valley Championships in 2019. Lathrop said he finds the cancelling of recent swim meets to show that the IHSAA is still uncertain of having a sectional or  state championship. Head Coach Chris Plumb said the team has not been able to travel as much as in the past.

Winter athletes react to canceled, postponed games, adapt to uncertain circumstances

Austin Guo January 12, 2021

On Nov. 23, Brooklynn Edwards, point guard on the varsity women’s basketball team and junior, was practicing with the team when her coach announced that its game against Noblesville, which was scheduled...

LONG GLIDER: Junior Claire Qu glides on one leg during her practice at the ice rink. She said one of the hardest parts of ice skating is being consistent and being able to balance every part of her body the correct way so she does not fall down.

Q&A with junior Claire Qu regarding her passion to ice skate during pandemic

Austin Guo December 7, 2020

Q: Which competitions do you compete in?  A: The Indiana State Championship, the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championship, and another one is the Battle of the Lakes   Q: How do those competitions...

Junior Shrithan Sandadi streams a football game on his phone during school. Sandadi said he only streams games on his phone when conventional games are not being shown on TV channels.

Students turn to streaming for easier, cheaper access to sports games

Austin Guo November 17, 2020

The ratings for numerous sports events this year are some of the lowest ever recorded. Game 6 of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals recorded only 8.29 million viewers on ABC, according to...

Senior Neal Joshi plays fantasy football on his phone while sitting in the varsity gym. Fantasy football has greatly increased popularity over the past few years and has caused more interest in the NFL.

CHS students, teachers become more invested with the NFL through fantasy football

Austin Guo October 19, 2020

The beginning of the National Football League (NFL) season also signifies the beginning of the fantasy football season for many sports fans nationwide. For many students and teachers, fantasy football...

(MIDDLE) Saliyah Brady, women's varsity soccer team member and junior, runs for a ball during one of her soccer games. Brady said she shows her support for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement via attending protests rather than in her sport and hopes her actions and protests push for reforms and more accountability in police departments around the nation.

Student athletes combat systemic racism and police brutality in wake of tumultuous events

Austin Guo September 11, 2020

In the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wis., players in the National Basketball Association (NBA), rather than continuing the playoffs, surprised many by deciding to completely boycott a game....

Zachary Guo plays an online variant of the game Tetris called Jstris. Guo, like many other teenagers, has turned to gaming to pass the time.

Austin Guo

May 14, 2020

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