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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.

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

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...

Head Coach Colin Altevogt prepares the Semistate roster. Altevogt said he expects the team to place at Semistate and advance to State.

Men’s cross-country places at Regionals, looks to win State

Sarah Kim October 25, 2019

The men’s cross-country placed second at Regionals, one point behind Brebeuf. Regionals was on Oct. 19 at Noblesville. Due to the team’s continuous successes, expectations for a podium finish at State...

Connor Heagy, track runner and freshman, stretches after practice. The tournament roster will continue to train for Regionals on Thursday.

Team Wins Sectional, Advances to Regional

Sarah Kim May 21, 2019

The men’s track team placed first at Sectional on last Friday. The Sectional meet was originally scheduled to be held on May 16 but was pushed back due to severe weather. The team placed first with...

Senior Calvin Bates sprints to the finish line at State on Oct. 27. Bates placed 19thwith a time of 16:14.0.

Tournament team wins State Oct. 27

Sarah Kim October 29, 2018

The men’s cross- country team beat two other top contenders for the IHSAA state title. The final team scores were CHS, 136; Cathedral 146; and Fishers, 150. Head Coach Colin Altevogt spoke about the...

Senior Calvin Bates crosses the finish line at the Sectional meet on Oct. 6. He placed second and the team placed first overall.

Team Advances to Regional meet on Oct. 13

Sarah Kim October 8, 2018

The men’s cross-country team won the Sectional meet advancing to the Regional meet at the White River Elementary School course. These upcoming meets are only run by those on the tournament roster....

RUNNING HARD: Colin Altevogt, assistant coach for CHS track and head cross-country coach, helps runners analyze their form. Altevogt said both students and coaches use the off-season time to recover from injuries and prepare for the upcoming season.

Playing Off the Field: Students reflect on importance, benefits, trade-offs of off-season training

Sameen Siddiqui May 18, 2018

For many sports, off-season training has been a vital part for student athletes to help prepare for their regular seasons. According to Joey Schmidt, varsity football outside linebacker and junior, off-season...

Spencer Gudgel, track athlete and senior, receives cupping therapy from certified athletic trainer Brittani Moore. Gudgel said cupping releases muscular stress by stimulating blood vessels, allowing for better blood flow. 
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Athletes use cryotherapy to help ease workout aches and pains

Sameen Siddiqui, Adam Spensley February 23, 2018

Spencer Gudgel, varsity men’s track runner and senior, said he is a fan of cryotherapy. Gudgel said during his freshman and sophomore years, he was recovering from a hamstring hip issue, and to recover...

The men’s cross country team runs during a practice. Head Coach Colin Altevogt says having a surplus of varsity level runners also the top runners to rest and prepare for State.

CHS student athletes reflect on how scheduling affects their seasons

Sameen Siddiqui October 26, 2017

The varsity women’s swimming and diving team has won 31 consecutive state championships, but according to Gabriela Nieves, varsity swimmer and junior, said, although CHS has won 31 consecutive state...

Thomas Gastineau had earned a Top Dog position running in the Noblesville Sectionals when he was a freshman. He hopes the team wins State this year.

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Sectionals

Sameen Siddiqui October 6, 2017

The men’s cross-country team will be competing  at White River Elementary on Saturday for their Sectionals. According to head coach for the team, Colin Altevogt, although the team is in a competitive...

Sean Reimer is running in the Trinity Invitational with his fellow teammates. The Trinity Invitational was on September 16 and CHS won 1st place.

Men’s cross-country team prepares for MIC Championship

Sameen Siddiqui, Reporter September 23, 2017

According to Head Coach Colin Altevogt of the men’s cross-country team, the team had a ten year winning streak up until last year for the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) championship....

The Carmel men's cross-country team participates in a meet.

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Trinity Invitational

Sameen Siddiqui, Reporter September 20, 2017

According to Colin Altevogt, men's cross-country team's head coach, this year the team is looking forward to competing with Carroll High School and a high school from Louisville during the Trinity Invitational...

Track and Field trains through indoor track

Jess Canaley January 27, 2017

Nearly every seasonal runner around CHS is most likely aware of the indoor track program and its importance in training and preparing for the regular track season. However, outside of the running community,...

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