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An Outside Look: Athletes discuss differences in non-school sports scouting, the difficulty for getting exposure

An Outside Look: Athletes discuss differences in non-school  sports scouting, the difficulty for getting exposure

Livvie Hurley

December 13, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS

For gymnast and senior Hadyn Crossen, gymnastics started being a big part of her life at age two, when she started the sport. Flash forward to middle school, and colleges were looking at her. Crossen now sits with a scholarship to Eastern Michigan University, but she said the process is different from school...

Student athletes explain pressures involved with having parents featured on Wall of Fame

Student athletes explain pressures involved with having parents featured on Wall of Fame

Sarah Kim

November 16, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS, Women's Cross-Country

Cross-country running, like many other sports, is an activity that children often begin at a young age. With programs such as Pups Running, elementary school students who participate often feed into the high school teams. For many of those students, like Emma Cappella, cross-country runner and sophomore...

Despite controversial Nike ad, CHS sports uniforms stay with Nike brand

Despite controversial Nike ad,  CHS sports uniforms stay with Nike brand

Sameen Siddiqui

October 25, 2018


Filed under Football, Recent Updates, SPORTS

On sept. 5, nike released its "Just Do It” ad featuring National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick; Kaepernick attracted controversy for kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 NFL season, which he did to protest racial injustice. Which spurred a lot of mixed reactions ...

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, Cover Story, FEATURE, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Near the end of the school day on Aug. 17, as Lara Staton, varsity women’s tennis player and junior, walked through the E halls, crowds of students cheered her on from either side. This was not Staton’s first time being honored for her accomplishments in tennis; it was her first time, however, being...

Coach Representation: CHS athletics discuss different IHSAA coaching rules, how coaches follow them

Coach Representation: CHS athletics discuss different IHSAA  coaching rules, how coaches follow them

May 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Recent Updates, SPORTS

The ihsaa is home to over 410 schools, each with numerous high school sports teams; however, each high school coach runs his or her sport teams in different ways that must still abide by IHSAA rules while representing his or her school in a positive way. Athletics Director Jim Inskeep said there are certain factor...

Tapping into Technology: Athletes look outside of CHS to access special types of technology

Tapping into Technology: Athletes look outside of CHS to access special types of technology

Kelly Truax

March 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Print, Recent Updates, Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

Some athletics programs have implemented various forms of new technology throughout the past few years. While CHS doesn’t own many of these technologies, some athletes said they use this technology in their club seasons. For example, Olivia Roop, softball player and sophomore, uses different for...

CHS athletes discuss the use of social media in daily life and the impact on recruitment

CHS athletes discuss the use of social media in daily life and the impact on recruitment

Adam Spensley

November 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Herb Hand, offensive line coach for Auburn University football tweeted in 2014, “Dropped another prospect this a.m. due to his social media presence … Actually glad I got to see the ‘real’ person before we offered him.” This tweet has sparked awareness in the recruiting world about the imp...

School vs. Sports: CHS students struggle to balance academics, athletics

School vs. Sports: CHS students struggle to balance academics, athletics

Misha Rekhter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Cover Story, Print, Top Story

Slowly but surely, the days of the gladiator have been swept to the wayside and the age of the modern, intellectual warrior has emerged. As such, the evolution of sports has been drastically altered by the structural changes in society. Today, it is commonly understood that for many high school athletes,...

Relative Advantage: Students with parents who work at CHS evaluate the merits, demerits of their situation

Relative Advantage: Students with parents who work at CHS evaluate the merits, demerits of their situation

Marissa Ryan, Feature Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, Print

Most students say goodbye to their parents every morning and don’t see them again until the evening. But, for students like sophomore Connor Inskeep, they arrive at the same school as their parents. Both Connor and his father, Athletics Director Jim Inskeep, arrive at CHS together as the bell signal...

CHS athletes and coaches discuss the effect of outspoken parents on the players

CHS athletes and coaches discuss the effect of outspoken parents on the players

Kelly Truax

May 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Features, Spring Sports, Top Story

"When I was reffing one game, I was the center ref, I was the only ref, and this one lady wouldn’t stop screaming at me. This mom, she would yell at every call I made. She told me that I needed to check the rule book. I actually witnessed one time when I was co-reffing with someone and I was a sidel...

Heady-ing to Marian: Coach Scott Heady receives new position at Marian University

Heady-ing to Marian: Coach Scott Heady receives new position at Marian University

Kelly Truax

February 28, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

“It was a process that lasted about two weeks, so I knew early on that I was going to have an opportunity to get the job. It was mainly just a matter of me thinking about (the position) for a little bit and giving them an answer,” Varsity Basketball Coach Scott Heady said in response to his new pos...