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Swimmers Of CHS: Swimmers recall why they started swimming, why they still do it

STRENGTHENING THE BODY: Swimmer and junior Sayjel Parikshak holds a side plank during her workout before getting into the pool. Parikshak swims the 100 meter breaststroke for the CHS women’s swim team.
February 22, 2019

Junior Sayjel Parikshak “When I was 2 years old, my parents signed me up to learn swimming as a survival skill. I ended up loving the water and I started taking swim lessons at a local swim club....

Champions Together to conduct swimming relay Jan. 26

Co-president and senior Emily Elzinga grabs her keys during passing period. According to Elzinga, Champions Together had their first meeting for Mr. Carmel in December to begin to choose the boys and judges for the event.
January 14, 2019

Champions Together (CT) will host their second annual Unified Swimming Relay at the Natatorium on Saturday, Jan. 26. According to the CT Unified Swimming Relay website, the relay will begin at 12:30 p.m....

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges
July 5, 2018

According to today's press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, CHS swim coach John Goelz was arrested July 3 on charges of "sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography."...

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life
May 18, 2018

Waking Up is Hard to Do: While recent studies support later high school start times, what do CHS students, staff think?

Junior Addi Milton wakes up for morning swim practice; she said she has to wake up at 4 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “I think the reason that (school) should be started later is so that people can get more sleep and not be as tired,” Milton said.
August 15, 2017

In recent years, more and more researchers have published studies supporting the stance that high schools should indeed start later. The focal point of these studies is the idea that teenagers just aren’t...

ALWAYS COACHING: An inside look at the leaders of CHS’s athletic programs, the coaches

ALWAYS COACHING: An inside look at the leaders of  CHS’s athletic programs, the coaches
March 18, 2016

Behind some of the most successful athletic programs in Indiana are the men and women who are the face of the enterprise— the head coaches. As leaders of their respective programs, head coaches, manage...

Women’s swimming has chance to set national record for most consecutive state titles

NOT A STROKE OF LUCK: 
Senior Claire Adams  practices her breast stroke during practice. Adams  will be a member of the state team hoping to break the national record  for the most consecutive state titles with its 30th consecutive state win. 
KYLE CRAWFORD // PHOTO
January 21, 2016

Quietly she took her headphones from her ears, the cheer of her team a dull howl in the background. With a quick glance at her team members cheering on the sidelines, she shook out her arms and legs,...

Swimming through Generations: CHS swim team prepares for its record-breaking season, looks back 29 years

Swimming through Generations: CHS swim team prepares for its  record-breaking season, looks back 29 years
November 13, 2015

On Dec. 5, 2015, the women’s swimming and diving team will begin its final step in accomplishing a feat 3 decades in the making. The feat is to win 30 straight State championships. Last year, the team...

SWIMMING THE DISTANCE: Senior Claire Adams continues to set records

SWIMMING THE DISTANCE: Senior Claire Adams continues to set records
October 9, 2015

Q&A with senior Claire Adams How long have you been a swimmer? I started swimming when I was two or three, just taking some swim lessons. I then joined a summer swim team and did that for a while....

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye
January 21, 2015

"Live your life to the fullest. I have been swimming for over 10 years and it's all about to be over."

Swimming Into History

December 12, 2014

Here are some quick facts on the CHS women's swimming and diving team, who is looking to win its 29th straight State championship this season.

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