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Students, Athletic Director Jim Inskeep offer their view on the new “Step Up to Sexual Assault Program”

Students, Athletic Director Jim Inskeep offer their view on the new “Step Up to Sexual Assault Program”

Emily Sandy and Lillian He

September 20, 2019

Q & A with Athletic Director Jim Inskeep Why was this program implemented at Carmel High School? In the summer of 2018, some of the district administrators, myself and (Principal Thomas) Harmas, started talking about ways that we could better educate and protect our students. Over the years, ...

A New Step Up: With recent change in women’s lacrosse head coach, internal promotion trend continues

Kelly Truax

March 22, 2019

Joshua Miller, new women's lacrosse head coach, is the latest in a long trend of assistant coaches to take the head coach position when there is an opening. This trend also occurred in the past few years in tennis, volleyball, basketball and football. Despite the prevalence of this trend, Athletics Director Jim Inskeep said t...

Earning Honor; Athletics department defines meaning of varsity letter, ways of obtaining one

Earning Honor; Athletics department defines meaning of varsity letter, ways of obtaining one

Jess Canaley

March 22, 2019

Earning a varsity letter at  any school represents hard work and athletic talent. At CHS, student athletes involved in both Indiana High School Athletics Association (IHSAA) sports as well as Unified Sports have the opportunity to earn a letter. Senior Sloan Goldblatt has played football for 13 years ...

A Cut Above the Rest: Track teams, others add harder tryout standards to previously no-cut sports

A Cut Above the Rest: Track teams, others add harder tryout standards to previously no-cut sports

Sarah Kim

March 22, 2019

Last year, the women’s  track team was a sight to see. At each meet, four school buses would pull up in the parking lot. More than a hundred girls, all wearing the same blue and gold outfits, would get off. However, this might not be the case for this year’s track team. This year, the team’s time...

Keepin’ it Cool: Athletes, coaches explain decline of bad sportsmanship, reasons behind it

Keepin’ it Cool: Athletes, coaches explain decline of bad sportsmanship, reasons behind it

Jess Canaley

January 24, 2019

Trash talking has long been a part of sports culture. However now, trash talking, especially in the sports world, seems to be decreasing. Ryan Osborn, head coach of the men’s basketball team, has been around the sport for almost his whole life. In his experience of playing the game and through his ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...