Column: The Pressure of High School Sports Recruiting

Column: The Pressure of High School Sports Recruiting

Caleb Shaffer

February 2, 2018

Recruiting for high school sports is one of the most unrelenting processes for almost every high school in America. College institutions continually scout out the next wave of talent in each high school’s graduating class. Student athletes as young as 6 years old receive scholarship offers from college...

With college deadlines approaching, students reflect on the practice of affirmative action

Rebecca Qin, Social Media Editor

November 19, 2016

On Oct. 26, a group of conservative students held an “Affirmative Action Bake Sale” at the University of Texas, sparking outrage and protest. According to the Huffington Post, the group charged different prices for its baked goods based on race and ethnicity. Their intent, they said, was to mirr...

Athletes decide whether to pursue athletic interests at collegiate level


October 23, 2012

Junior Zachary “Zach” McRoberts has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember, and unlike most athletes, McRoberts said he plans to continue to play basketball throughout college. “The possibility of a scholarship is something that is very important to me,” he said. “Getting college...

Carmel is filled with elite athletes, but only a few compete at the collegiate level


March 22, 2012

With the number of talented athletes at this school, Athletics Director Jim Inskeep has seen many of them go through the recruiting process. While it may be the dream many high school athletes to be recruited, Inskeep said there are two different types of athletes that tend to be recruited. “There...

Local Marine Corps recruiters speak to students about joining


October 3, 2008

By Tracy Sun <tsun@hilite.org> As Sergeant Leroy Perez stands behind a neatly set-up booth with a wide array of pencils, stickers and pamphlets, a group of students gathers around. Some pick up the free trinkets, while a select few seriously question his partner and him about the Marine Corp...