CHS Men’s Basketball Team Rises to Number One

Head Coach Ryan Osborn helps senior Karsten Windlan with a drill during practice. The team is now preparing for its last home game followed by the first round of sectionals.

Jess Canaley

February 21, 2019

The CHS men’s basketball team’s season peaked this past weekend as it faced off against the number one ranked Warren Central warriors and came out with a win 69-52. Following Friday night’s win came another victory against Warsaw, 54-35. Andrew Owens, varsity basketball player and senior, is very ple...

CHS men’s basketball team is back on track after defeating Ben Davis

The CHS men’s basketball team practices in the Blue and Gold gym for their tough regular season schedule. The rigor of opponents helps prepare the hounds for the more meaningful games down the road in the postseason, according to Osborn.

Jess Canaley

January 29, 2019

After a close loss to Brownsburg the week before, the CHS men’s basketball team came out with a win against Ben Davis with a score of 49-39. Head coach Ryan Osborn said with games that take place in the midst of a long season, it can be hard to stay focused in practices and during games long enoug...

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 ...

Digital Competition: Players reveal how sports video games simplify many parts of sport

Cole Brady, varsity basketball player and senior, goes for a lay up during practice.  
Brady said even though many of the skills gained through practice are automated in NBA 2K and reflect the team chemistry of professional teams, the game still gives the sense of playing basketball with friends.

Caleb Shaffer

December 13, 2018

American basketball has been played worldwide for over a century, and while the video game version of the sport is relatively new, it has quickly gained a following from gamers and basketball players alike. At this school, students like Cole Brady, basketball player and senior, often play the latest in...

Blue cheer team to cheer at the men’s basketball home game on Dec. 15

Kelly Traux

December 11, 2017

The game will start at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 15 in the varsity gym. The cheer team has been preparing for the match during practices. During practices, they work on their stunting and formations.     Kimsey Kelley, varsity cheerleader and junior, said that fans should come out because they help hype...

The CHS basketball teams review the ins and outs of superstitions in the sports world

Luke Heady, varsity basketball player and junior, checks his socks during a practice. As a game ritual, Heady wears the same pair of socks during every game.

Ben Traylor

November 17, 2017

Under the heat of the lights and pressure of the crowd, athletes from high school to the professional level are forced to find a way to perform at their best in each matchup. For many players, strict routines or rituals helps them focus on consistency and stay locked in the game. From LeBron James’...

Athletes at CHS discuss how to overcome problems in a team environment

The CHS women’s basketball team warms up for practice as their season begins to pick up. This year the team will face one of the toughest schedules in the state.

Kelly Truax, Reporter

October 26, 2017

Both the women’s and men’s basketball teams have been practicing and getting ready for their games ahead in the season. But when playing on a sports team in which the players rely on one another, different overall dynamics can develop that affect how a team plays. These dynamics can be either positive...

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

“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...

PRESS RELEASE – Men’s High School Basketball Coach Set to Retire Scott Heady Signs with Marian University

PRESS RELEASE - Men's High School Basketball Coach Set to Retire Scott Heady Signs with Marian University

February 16, 2017

Carmel, IN – Carmel High School Boys’ Head Basketball Coach Scott Heady will retire at the end of the school year. 55-year old Heady has accepted the position of men’s basketball coach at Marian University. Heady has been with the school district for seven years as a head coach and PE teacher.   “I...

Team plays in moment of intentional community game

Team plays in moment of intentional community game

Luke Gentile, Sports Reporter

January 19, 2017

The men’s basketball team will head to Pike High School for a Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) game on Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. CHS will play Pike in a “Moment of Intentional Community” game. Every MIC game played on Jan. 20 will be part of the Embrace Campaign. This program, sponsored by CHS seniors J...