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CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

Nick Beckman and Hari Patel

November 18, 2019

The Bands of America Grand Nationals took place last weekend, Nov. 14-16. CHS marching band placed fourth. 97.175 - Vandergrift HS, TX 96.700 - Avon HS, IN 95.550 - Hebron HS, TX 94.575 - CHS 94.300 - Leander HS, TX Photos by Nick Beckman ...

As basketball season begins, CHS Big Game club makes strides towards promoting events bigger and better than ever before

As basketball season begins, CHS Big Game club  makes strides towards promoting events bigger and better than ever before

Adam Spensley

November 15, 2019

Over the course of last year and especially this year, members of the Big Game Club have created a new emphasis on the way members encourage student involvement. The main purpose of the club is to promote school sporting events and try and get as many students to come to the game and get involved as...

November Litebox: Don’t Stop Me Now

November Litebox: Don’t Stop Me Now

November 15, 2019

  Rianna Miller, color guard member and senior, performs in "Eternal Beloved" while competing in the finals of Bands of America Super Regionals. Marching band and color guard won second place with a score of 91.5 and were scheduled to compete in Bands of America Grand Nationals prelimina...

Hounds Rock Westfield Behind Williams’ Perfect Game

Hounds Rock Westfield Behind Williams’ Perfect Game

Ashwin Prasad

November 9, 2019

Senior quarterback Christian Williams could do no wrong.    Williams completed nine out of nine passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns to senior receiver Colton Parker, spurring the Hounds (8-3) to five touchdowns in five possessions. That would be more than enough to wrap up a 35-7 bea...

Changing Golf: Players, coaches discuss impact new golf rule changes have on team

Changing Golf: Players, coaches discuss impact  new golf rule changes have on team

Jess Canaley and Uday Lomada

May 23, 2019

The new golf rule changes  established in January 2019 forces CHS golfers to adjust to the new demands of the game. The changes include, but are not limited to, putting with the flagstick in the hole, dropping the golf ball from the knee rather than the shoulder and accidental hits when taking practices sw...

Detail-Oriented: Baseball, golf athletes put emphasis on fundamentals during off-season training

Detail-Oriented: Baseball, golf athletes put emphasis on fundamentals during off-season training

Satvik Kandru

April 19, 2019

While Dryden Schroeder, varsity baseball player and junior, is at the batting range during offseason, he relies on both fundamentals—the basic motions of the sport—and repetition to sustain skill and endurance during the winter time. “I’ve been playing sports since about third grade, and I have no...

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...

Athletic Connection: Coaches, athletes explore development of relationships over multiple seasons

Satvik Kandru

November 16, 2018

As senior Jack Heldt walked the hallways during the fall of his freshman year, he was sure of one thing: he had a passion for wrestling. Now, a varsity member of the wrestling team, Heldt said he believes that his passion for the sport was enhanced by his coaches from the schools’ team. “...

Q&A with DJ, music producer Ethan Meneghini

Q&A with DJ, music producer Ethan Meneghini

Josie Cruzan

October 25, 2018

How did you start DJing? When I was eight- it was near my birthday that year and I was about to turn nine- my step dad introduced me to Skrillex’s music, and that was the first introduction to electronic music that got me into producing electronic music. I started producing later that year when I...

Radio students explain process behind sports broadcasting

Radio students explain process behind sports broadcasting

Caleb Shaffer

September 21, 2018

At a young age, Ethan D’Eramo, WHJE color analyst and senior, said he found his passion for sports broadcasting through this school’s radio program.  D’Eramo said, “In the summer of my eighth grade year, I went to the WHJE radio camp and they taught us how to use the editing software, and I already liked sports, so I...