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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 ...

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...

Champions Together to prepare for next year

Co-president and senior Emily Elzinga holds her Champions Together locker sign. She said,

Angela Qian

May 5, 2019

Champions Together is finished for the year. At their last meeting on April 19, members discussed the plans for next year and a summer program open to committee members. “(The summer program) is through the Hamilton County Community Tennis Association, and there are eight sessions during the summer,...

Champions Together hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament

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.

Angela Qian

March 24, 2019

Champions Together (CT) hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament at Woodland Bowl last Saturday. According to co-president and senior Emily Elzinga, the tournament was four hours long. “There are three teams: boys, girls and co-ed,” Elzinga said. “Each team has two partners and two athletes, an...

Champions Together to support member in IndyStar award pursuit, host fundraising events in March

Angela Qian

January 31, 2019

Sloan Goldblatt, Champions Together (CT) member and senior, has been nominated for the I AM SPORT award, which is sponsored by the Indianapolis Star. Co-president and sophomore Audra Marchese said, “The I AM SPORT award is for students that have given back to the children of their community.” ...

Champions Together to conduct swimming relay Jan. 26

Co-president and senior Emily Elzinga grabs her keys during passing period. According to Elzinga, Champions Together had their first meeting for Mr. Carmel in December to begin to choose the boys and judges for the event.

Angela Qian

January 14, 2019

Champions Together (CT) will host their second annual Unified Swimming Relay at the Natatorium on Saturday, Jan. 26. According to the CT Unified Swimming Relay website, the relay will begin at 12:30 p.m. during a break in the Greyhound JV Classic, the junior varsity women’s swimming meet. The club als...

Champions Together to conduct basketball and cheer clinic Dec. 7

Bruce Wolf, Champions Together co-sponsor and assistant athletic director, reaches for his glasses as he looks through athletic awards. The club will host a Unified Basketball and Cheer Clinic Dec. 7.

Angela Qian

December 3, 2018

Champions Together will conduct the Unified Basketball and Cheer Clinic during halftime of the varsity men’s basketball game on Dec. 7 at Noblesville. Bruce Wolf, club co-sponsor and assistant athletic director, said, “(The clinic is) kind of a crowd favorite, so we like it.” Their next meetin...

Champions Together to introduce basketball clinic at meeting Friday

Champions Together co-sponsor Bruce Wolf flips through athletic awards. He said,

Angela Qian

October 30, 2018

Champions Together will conduct a meeting Nov. 2. At the meeting, members will begin talking about the Unified Basketball clinic and game the club will host in December. Emily Elzinga, co-president and senior, said, “These are more low-stress events just because a lot of the planning is just making...

Champions Together to host Unified Bocce State Championship Oct. 20

Emily Elzinga, Champions Together co-president and senior, talks to member and senior Bailey Inglis about the upcoming bocce tournament on Oct. 20. Elzinga said the club is trying to get more athletes for the tournament because they only have 12 at the moment.

Angela Qian

October 11, 2018

Champions Together will host the Unified Bocce State Championship on Oct. 20 at Murray Stadium. According to co-president and senior Emily Elzinga, the tournament will start around 10 am. She said, “This is the statewide tournament, so there are a bunch of teams coming.” Elzinga said the teams w...

Champions Together to conduct soccer clinic Oct. 5

Co-sponsor Bruce Wolf waves papers at Champions Together members during a meeting. He said,

Angela Qian

October 1, 2018

On Oct. 5, Champions Together will conduct a unified soccer clinic at the Murray Stadium from 4 to 5:15 p.m. The club will invite players from the men and women’s soccer teams and have them train with the unified athletes. According to co-club sponsor Bruce Wolf, “An individual with a disabilit...

CHS ranked as a top 10 athletic program in the nation

THREE STEP DROP:
Varsity quarterback and senior Jake McDonald looks for an open teammate against Center Grove High School. McDonald said diligent preparation before games is key to success.
Selena Liu | Photo

Sameen Siddiqui, Sports Reporter

September 21, 2017

Maxpreps, a source for high school sports, ranked CHS number 10 in the nation for best athletic programs and number one in Indiana. Student athletes said this ranking has created a different atmosphere while playing for CHS. Quarterback and senior Jake McDonald said, “People always kind of look at Carmel a...

Champions Together to host SRT convocation for student leaders on Feb. 2

Agrayan Gupta, Reporter

January 31, 2017

This Thursday, Feb. 2, during SRT, Champions Together will host a convocation for invited students. Led by seniors Grace Marchese and Nick Shaffer, the club looks to inform the students about what Champions Together is, and what they do. “We invited a diverse range of leaders within the school bec...