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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...

Women’s swim team to compete in IHSAA Sectional championships

BREAST STROKE: Swimmer and freshman Berit Berglund, swims breastroke at the Carmel- HSE dual meet on Dec. 17. Berglund said despite having experience swimming with Carmel Swim Club in previous years, she has felt new pressures since joining the women’s swimming team as a freshman. She added that the high school team is more competitive and serious than she experienced in the Carmel Swim Club.

Alivia Romaniuk

February 7, 2020

The women’s swim team will compete in the IHSAA Sectional championships on Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. The meet will take place at Noblesville High School. According to Chris Plumb, Head Coach of the women’s swim team, the team is looking forward to the tournament season and is working hard to win their...

As women’s swimming, diving team pushes for 34th consecutive State win, freshmen feel pressures, motivation to make roster, continue streak

BREAST STROKE: Swimmer and freshman Berit Berglund, swims breastroke at the Carmel- HSE dual meet on Dec. 17. Berglund said despite having experience swimming with Carmel Swim Club in previous years, she has felt new pressures since joining the women’s swimming team as a freshman. She added that the high school team is more competitive and serious than she experienced in the Carmel Swim Club.

Natalie Khamis

January 23, 2020

Before entering high school, Berit Berglund, swimmer and now- freshman, swam with Carmel Swim Club members in her age group, participated in meets and contributed to each win or loss the club faced. Now a semester into her freshman year, Berglund said she faces new pressures. As the women’s swimming and diving team will compete ...

Women’s swim team begins season with a victory against North Central, looks forward to rest of season

Alivia Romaniuk

December 7, 2019

The women’s swim team won their home meet against North Central on Dec. 3. This was the first official meet of the season. “There was nothing surprising to me about the meet,” said Chris Plumb, Head Coach of the women’s swim team. The Greyhounds won 130-56, and placed first in nearly every even...

CHS women’s swimming team getting ready for State Finals

Both swimming teams finish a time trial during the evening practice. “We usually have boys’ and girls’ practice together,” Plumb said.

Satvik Kandru

March 15, 2019

The women’s swimming team has performed at a high level this entire season. After coming off of a strong win at Sectionals, they are looking to win the State Finals for the 33rd consecutive time. “This is definitely one of the strongest teams we have had during my four years, everything just cl...

CHS women’s swimming team prepare for start of postseason

Both swimming teams warm-up before an afternoon practice. “The team is excited to compete in the postseason and in the state championship,” Busha said.

Satvik Kandru

February 18, 2019

The women’s swimming team is looking to keep momentum as they enter the upcoming events and sectionals. “In my opinion, I think we have hit our stride, we have done really well in the past events and we are looking to see that carry over to the Greyhound Classic and the postseason,” Lauren Bush...

The boy’s swim team prepares for their meet against Homestead and Zionsville.

The men’s swimming team has progressed to a more intense training schedule. Their next meet will on Dec. 27 at home against Homestead and Zionsville.

Sameen Siddiqui

December 20, 2018

According to Head Coach Chris Plumb, the men’s swimming team is preparing for its upcoming meet on Dec. 27 against Homestead and Zionsville at home. Swimmer and senior Andrew Rafalko said, “The season so far has been going well. We’ve won both of our high school dual meets and everyone swam their...

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for meet at Hamilton Southeastern

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for meet at Hamilton Southeastern

Satvik Kandru

December 7, 2018

The women’s swimming team is looking to keep momentum as they travel to HSE to compete in their third event of the year. “In my opinion, I think we have hit our stride, we did very well versus North Central and we are looking to see that carry over to the remainder of the season,” Lauren Bush...

The boy’s swim team prepares for their first meet of the season

Swimmer and senior Andrew Rafalko practices for his upcoming meet. He has been on the swim team for the past four years and has committed to swim at University of North Carolina.

Sameen Siddiqui

December 4, 2018

According to Head Coach, Chris Plumb, the team will have their first meet on Dec. 4 at North Central. “Season’s been going well. (The swimmers) have been in the water officially for about four weeks, so things are going pretty well. We’re off to a good start,” Plumb said. Swimmer and senior...

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for meet at North Central

Both swimming teams warm-up before an afternoon practice. “We practice twice a day, once before school and once after,” Busha said.

Satvik Kandru

November 27, 2018

The women’s swimming team is getting ready for the opening stretch of their season. The expectations for the team are still very high, as they look to repeat as state champions again. “We have really got into the swing of things due to the fact that we have been practicing almost every day for the last...

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for upcoming events

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for upcoming events

Satvik Kandru

November 15, 2018

The women’s swimming team is getting ready for the opening stretch of their season. The expectations for the team are still very high, as they look to repeat as state champions again. “Our expectations for this season are just to keep pushing ourselves and giving a hundred percent at every prac...

Working during the Holiday Season: Instead of relaxing over the holidays, some CHS students, staff have chosen to work

Junior Kelly Xiang takes an order at Cold Stone Creamery. According to Xiang, working over break gives her something to do productively, which allows her to feel more responsible.

Raphael Li

December 14, 2017

For many people, the holidays are a time to relax with family, but for junior Kelly Xiang, she said she’ll be spending much of her winter break working at Cold Stone Creamery. Xiang said she will work extra hours over the break but said she doesn’t mind the extra work because it gives her somethin...