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Cheerleaders, coach reflect on pros, cons of competing virtually

CHEER-ING UP:
Riley Shockey, varsity cheerleader and senior, pumps up her team for an upcoming routine. Shockey said when she performs in front of an audience there is more excitement and adrenaline.However, with new COVID-19 safety guidelines, her virtual performances have no audiences, which she said makes it harder to perform.

Darshini Shankar

October 16, 2020

Due to changes with COVID-19, many sports now follow safety precautions to limit the exposure at competitions and games and the cheerleading team at this school is no exception. In order to continue their season, the team plans to participate in virtual competitions through video submissions. According to Bro...

Athletes with prior injuries reflect on physical therapy, explain benefits both physically, mentally

MENTALLY SHARP: Junior Baenan McKeown gets ready to kick a soccer ball during a home soccer game against Guerin Catholic High School. Mckeown said that it is important to be motivated during physical therapy, and said he was mentally sharp with his injury.

Hannah Baer

October 13, 2020

For athletes like Justin Pickett, varsity football player and senior, injuries are pretty common in sports. Throughout his athletic career, which included both football and basketball, he broke his ankle, foot and leg. Those injuries required him to go through physical therapy. Pickett said that reha...

Athletes remark on new regulations for spectators at games, reflect on pros, cons

Many students gather on Friday, Aug. 28 to watch a home game for the Carmel Greyhounds against Cathedral. The Hounds lost the game 44-28; however, on Sept. 11, the Hounds won in a double overtime thriller 45-44 over Pike high school.Many students gathered to show energy, despite the 250 spectator limit set by the IHSAA. Athletic director Jim Inskeep said he finds players are becoming more and more accepting of the changes.

Andrew Caito and Alivia Romaniuk

September 21, 2020

Around the world, sporting events are beginning to resurface, but with COVID-19 precautions in place, these events look far different than usual. Professional leagues, including the MLB, the NBA and the NHL, are conducting events without spectators. On Aug. 23, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the biggest...