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Going the Extra Mile: Carmel runners prepare in various ways for Indy Mini Marathon this May

Going the Extra Mile: Carmel runners prepare in various ways for Indy Mini Marathon this May

Sarah Kim

February 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Track and Field, Recent Updates, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Women's Track and Field

Even for student athletes who participate in cross-country and track, running a distance as long as 13.1 miles can seem quite daunting. This is the case for Mia Bruder, cross-country runner and sophomore. Bruder started running for CHS in her freshman year and developed a love for the sport. With e...

The boy’s swim team prepares for their meet against Homestead and Zionsville.

The boy’s swim team prepares for their meet against Homestead and Zionsville.

Sameen Siddiqui

December 20, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, SPORTS

According to Head Coach Chris Plumb, the men’s swimming team is preparing for its upcoming meet on Dec. 27 against Homestead and Zionsville at home. Swimmer and senior Andrew Rafalko said, “The season so far has been going well. We’ve won both of our high school dual meets and everyone swam their...

The boy’s swim team prepares for their first meet of the season

The boy’s swim team prepares for their first meet of the season

Sameen Siddiqui

December 4, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, SPORTS

According to Head Coach, Chris Plumb, the team will have their first meet on Dec. 4 at North Central. “Season’s been going well. (The swimmers) have been in the water officially for about four weeks, so things are going pretty well. We’re off to a good start,” Plumb said. Swimmer and senior...

Student athletes explain pressures involved with having parents featured on Wall of Fame

Student athletes explain pressures involved with having parents featured on Wall of Fame

Sarah Kim

November 16, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS, Women's Cross-Country

Cross-country running, like many other sports, is an activity that children often begin at a young age. With programs such as Pups Running, elementary school students who participate often feed into the high school teams. For many of those students, like Emma Cappella, cross-country runner and sophomore...

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

Lillian He

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

Over the summer, Ball State University announced it would make submitting SAT and ACT scores optional for students applying for the Class of ’23. Ball State’s decision is a part of a wider movement across the country that aims to decrease the importance of standardized test scores in the college...

Playing Off the Field: Students reflect on importance, benefits, trade-offs of off-season training

Playing Off the Field: Students reflect on importance, benefits, trade-offs of off-season training

Sameen Siddiqui

May 18, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS, Uncategorized

For many sports, off-season training has been a vital part for student athletes to help prepare for their regular seasons. According to Joey Schmidt, varsity football outside linebacker and junior, off-season training is important because it helps athletes build their strength and speed for the following se...

CHS students, teachers discuss the influence of skating culture on daily lives

CHS students, teachers discuss the influence of skating culture on daily lives

Sameen Siddiqui

April 20, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS

Although Carmel only has one skatepark at the Monon Center, it is home to many skateboarders. Skateboarder and junior Mitchell Johnson said he got into skateboarding because he used to watch the X Games with his dad and said he would get inspired with what he saw on TV and wanted to do the same tric...

CHS student athletes reflect on how scheduling affects their seasons

CHS student athletes reflect on how scheduling affects their seasons

Sameen Siddiqui

October 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity women’s swimming and diving team has won 31 consecutive state championships, but according to Gabriela Nieves, varsity swimmer and junior, said, although CHS has won 31 consecutive state championships, the team still faces competition. Nieves said Hamilton Southeastern High School, and ...

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Sectionals

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Sectionals

Sameen Siddiqui

October 6, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, SPORTS

The men’s cross-country team will be competing  at White River Elementary on Saturday for their Sectionals. According to head coach for the team, Colin Altevogt, although the team is in a competitive area in the state this year, it is not as competitive as it previously has been for the last two to th...

Men’s cross-country team prepares for MIC Championship

Men’s cross-country team prepares for MIC Championship

Sameen Siddiqui, Reporter

September 23, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, SPORTS

According to Head Coach Colin Altevogt of the men’s cross-country team, the team had a ten year winning streak up until last year for the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) championship. The team will be competing on Saturday at Ben Davis. Thomas Gastineau, varsity runner and junior, said,...

CHS ranked as a top 10 athletic program in the nation

CHS ranked as a top 10 athletic program in the nation

Sameen Siddiqui, Sports Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Maxpreps, a source for high school sports, ranked CHS number 10 in the nation for best athletic programs and number one in Indiana. Student athletes said this ranking has created a different atmosphere while playing for CHS. Quarterback and senior Jake McDonald said, “People always kind of look at Carmel a...

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Trinity Invitational

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Trinity Invitational

Sameen Siddiqui, Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, SPORTS

According to Colin Altevogt, men's cross-country team's head coach, this year the team is looking forward to competing with Carroll High School and a high school from Louisville during the Trinity Invitational because they will be the top competitors there. “We’ve gotten to parts of our training that...