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 Sophomore Oliver (Ollie) Rosewell works on the engine of his car.

Sports investigate impacts of sport racing on environment

Austin Guo May 19, 2022

The Indianapolis 500, taking place on May 29 this year, is one of the largest sports events in the world, attracting millions of visitors to Indianapolis. Annually, over 300,000 spectators converge on...

Lauren Littell, varsity tennis player and senior, prepares to return a serve during practice. Littell said she hopes to win both the State Championship as a team and individual this year.

Athlete Spotlight: Lauren Littell, varsity tennis player, senior returning to team after year off

Maggie Meyer April 25, 2022

What are your goals for your final season in high school? My main goal is to win at the State Championship as a team, but I really think that I have a great chance at winning individual State in singles...

Solomon Williams, varsity football player and senior, celebrates a touchdown. Williams said he is often stereotyped as less intelligent because he plays football, but he does not let it affect his academic performance.

Athletes, assistant athletics director address stereotypes in sports, effect of Scholar Athlete program

Riley Laferriere April 22, 2022

During the football season, senior Solomon Williams was on the field throwing passes to friends or making plays under the Friday night lights. However, Williams, who plans to attend Princeton University...

Freshman Guerin Whitcomb (center) plays  the flute during a varsity women’s basketball game. Whitcomb said the pep band creates more excitement in games.

Pep band member, basketball player celebrate impact of live music on game atmosphere

Darshini Shankar February 11, 2022

The super bowl LVI’s half- time performance featured five different artists—Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary L. Blige and Kendrick Lamar—each contributing to the show to engage the live audience....

Curran Eastes, a senior at Carmel high school, flys over a jump at the Town Run trail on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Town Run trail offers multiple challenges along the trail ranging from big jumps, rock climbs, and even a wall ride. “Even though you may not have the greatest equipment in the world, get out into the outdoors and experience it for yourself. Its truly eye-opening what the outdoors can do for you,” Eastes said.

PHOTO ESSAY: Mountain Biking with Curran Eastes

Luke Miller January 19, 2022

Curran Eastes, a senior at Carmel high school, dismounts his mountain bike from his car on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Curran has been mountain biking since age 10 and has accumulated a good amount of gear to...

Junior Peyton Henney mixes protein powder into her water bottle post-workout in her kitchen. According to Henney, “My favorite ‘cheat’ snack is anything chocolate and my favorite healthy snack is frozen strawberries with vanilla Greek yogurt.”

Q&A with Junior Peyton “Pey” Henney on sharing fitness journey through social media

Luke Miller December 13, 2021

How did you get into fitness? After dealing with some health struggles, one of my friends introduced me to the fitness community and what weight lifting was. After that I completely fell in love and...

Swimmer and freshman Alex Shackell swims laps at practice. Shackell said she typically practices swimming twice a day: in the morning and in the afternoon. Shackell also said she hopes to competitively swim at the Olympics.

Alex Shackell, freshman swimmer, shares outlook on high school swim career after going to Olympic trials

Addison Joyce December 10, 2021

What are your greatest athletic achievements? (Some) of them would definitely be going to (the Olympic) trials this year for swimming and then winning nationals this year. What does a typical...

ROLLING AROUND:
Freshman Eleanor DeMoe skates with the Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby. Demoe said roller derby is a fun and challenging sport that keeps her motivated in life.

Q&A with freshman Eleanor Demoe on passion for roller derby, involvement in the Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby

Michelle Wan November 12, 2021

When did you start doing roller derby? I started doing roller derby when I was 8 (years old). I was watching a movie with my mom and got super interested in the idea of it. I asked my mom if it was...

Athlete Spotlight: Kate Clarke, varsity women’s basketball player, senior who committed to University of Michigan ranked 99th nationally in class

Maggie Meyer November 12, 2021

When did you start playing basketball? Did you previously play any other sports? I started playing basketball when I was in third grade. Before that, I had tried swimming and didn’t like it. It...

Varsity football players keep same game mindset despite bigger Homecoming crowds

Varsity football players keep same game mindset despite bigger Homecoming crowds

Maggie Meyer September 23, 2021

The Homecoming football game is arguably the biggest football game of the year. Athletics Director Jim Inskeep said via email, “Historically (the Homecoming game has) 25% or more attendance from students...

Ginger Britton, head coach of the CHS softball team, talks strategy with players during a game. Britton said female-to-female communication with coaches encourages players to talk about their struggles.

Members, head coach, of women’s softball team acknowledge benefits of female coaches, challenges for women in coaching

Alivia Romaniuk May 15, 2021

Arguably one of the most monumental breakthroughs of gender equality was when Title IX was passed in 1972, prohibiting sex-based discrimination in federally-funded activities, including school sports....

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