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In an ever-changing landscape, advanced statistics are the next big breakthrough in athletics

In an ever-changing landscape, advanced statistics are the next big breakthrough in athletics

Adam Gostomelsky

January 27, 2017

Advanced analytical statistics are perhaps the greatest revolution the sports world has seen in the 21st century. With numerous job openings on professional and college athletic teams for statisticians, as well as various new websites like fivethirtyeight.com and kenpom.com, statistics have come out...

PHOTO ESSAY: High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships

PHOTO ESSAY: High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships

Contributor

April 2, 2015

On April 1, CHS hosted the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at the Eric Clark Activity Center. HiLite photographer Sarah Liu captured the event. ...

Cline victory highlights national basketball competition at CHS

Cline victory highlights national basketball competition at CHS

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April 1, 2015

Ryan Cline, men's basketball team captain and senior, won the 3-point championship in the men's division with 22 points at the American Family Insurance Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at CHS, which took place Wednesday night. Then, he won again in the overall 3-point championship, this time scoring...

CHS to host national high school basketball competition April 1

CHS to host national high school basketball competition April 1

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March 31, 2015

CHS will host the National High School 3-Point and Slam Dunk Competition on April 1, according to an email to faculty sent by Athletics Director Jim Inskeep. The competition will start at 7:00 p.m. and take place in the Eric Clark Activity Center. Tickets will cost $5. "The event is part of the NCAA...

Student-athletes in CHS tend to follow their parents’ footsteps in sports

sports

February 27, 2014

Ryan Cline, basketball player and junior, was first introduced to a basketball at the age of one, and he continued from there. Ryan said he started playing organized basketball 10 years ago. According to Ryan, his dad had an influence on his decision. “I decided to play basketball because of him....

Men’s basketball team prepares for season with emphasis on defense

Men’s basketball team prepares for season with emphasis on defense

sports

December 13, 2013

L ast season, the men’s basketball team won its second consecutive IHSAA State Championship by shutting opposing teams down on the defensive end. This year, even with a different roster, the focus will be the same, according to forward and senior Zach McRoberts: Defense is the priority. McRoberts ...

Recap: Carmel 57, Zionsville 38

Recap: Carmel 57, Zionsville 38

sports

February 27, 2013

On Feb. 26, the CHS men's varsity basketball team defeated Zionsville 57-38 in the first round of IHSAA Sectional 8. Junior Zach McRoberts led the team in scoring with 17 points. Carmel jumped out to a 10-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, and after a back-and-forth second quarter, senior Grant...