Seniors reevaluate identity during final sports season

Seniors reevaluate identity during final sports season

Addison Joyce February 17, 2022

As winter sports seasons are finishing up, many seniors at this school are finishing the last sports seasons of their careers. For those who do not choose to play sports in college, adjusting to a life...

Luci Bair, varsity women’s soccer player and senior, dribbles the ball in a Sectional game against Guerin. Bair said facing higher ranked teams drives the team to play harder.

Soccer coaches, players evaluate accuracy of rankings, their impact on overall mindset

Alivia Romaniuk October 22, 2021

On Sept. 11, 2021, 18-year-old Emma Raducanu and 19-year old Leylah Fernandez played each other in the final of the U.S. Open. Ranked 150th and 73rd respectively by the Women’s Tennis Association, Raducanu...

Kole Mathison, junior and varsity cross-country runner, breaks school 5K record

Kole Mathison, junior and varsity cross-country runner, breaks school 5K record

Maggie Meyer October 22, 2021

Did you go into the race knowing you wanted to break the CHS record? I did not think I was going to run a fast time at all. I did not think I was going to (get a) personal record, because it was a very...

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...

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Lily Rose, varsity womens track and field team member and junior, runs a lap as a part of her  warmup. Rose said she thinks cross country has developed a supportive culture to help any girls who may be struggling with body image issues.

Female athletes, coaches share experiences with body image, expectations of what athletes should look like

Kaitlyn Loper March 16, 2021

Lily Rose, varsity women’s track and field team member and junior, has only had one experience in which someone approached her about her weight. Rose said, “I’m a very skinny person and as a runner,...

Maddie Quigley,
women’s soccer
player and junior,
prepares to kick
the ball during
a match against
North Central.
Quigley said she
has missed three
seasons due to
hip surgeries.
She said, “Missing soccer
is definitely very
draining ... It’s
very hard to
watch people
play and not be
able to.

Athletes, trainers reflect on experiences with surgeries, recovery process

Austin Guo February 14, 2021

Swimmer and senior Brooke Zurcher knew something was wrong when she was training with the swim team. Her heart was beating unusually fast during workouts. When she consulted a cardiologist, her cardiologist...

Junior Connor Lathrop swims the freestyle stroke at the 91st Ohio Valley Championships in 2019. Lathrop said he finds the cancelling of recent swim meets to show that the IHSAA is still uncertain of having a sectional or  state championship. Head Coach Chris Plumb said the team has not been able to travel as much as in the past.

Winter athletes react to canceled, postponed games, adapt to uncertain circumstances

Austin Guo January 12, 2021

On Nov. 23, Brooklynn Edwards, point guard on the varsity women’s basketball team and junior, was practicing with the team when her coach announced that its game against Noblesville, which was scheduled...

WELL RECEIVED: Wil Leary, varsity basketball player and senior, looks at a referee shortly after making a layup. According to Leary, last year’s season was cut short soon after his team won the sectional championship.

Men’s varsity basketball team strive for state championship, acknowledge disadvantages, benefits to last year’s short season

Hannah Baer December 10, 2020

After the carmel men’s varsity basketball team won the sectional championship last season, the team was continuing to pick up momentum. However, about a week after the team won that sectional championship,...

Junior Shrithan Sandadi streams a football game on his phone during school. Sandadi said he only streams games on his phone when conventional games are not being shown on TV channels.

Students turn to streaming for easier, cheaper access to sports games

Austin Guo November 17, 2020

The ratings for numerous sports events this year are some of the lowest ever recorded. Game 6 of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals recorded only 8.29 million viewers on ABC, according to...

Senior Neal Joshi plays fantasy football on his phone while sitting in the varsity gym. Fantasy football has greatly increased popularity over the past few years and has caused more interest in the NFL.

CHS students, teachers become more invested with the NFL through fantasy football

Austin Guo October 19, 2020

The beginning of the National Football League (NFL) season also signifies the beginning of the fantasy football season for many sports fans nationwide. For many students and teachers, fantasy football...

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