A Different Type of Game Changer: CHS lacrosse coaches, players discuss differences of playing on various surfaces

Lacrosse teams play their home matches at Murray Stadium, covered by turf. Throughout the lacrosse season the department has abided to all IHSAA field standards. The athletic department made the switch to turf in 2013.

May 18, 2018

An often overlooked aspect of sports is the type of field or court upon which they are played. However, when field conditions are bad, people do notice. In 2016, the NFL Hall of Fame preseason game at Tom Benson Stadium between the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers, was canceled due to the fi...

Gaining New Ground: CHS reviews the quality of turf

Gaining New Ground: CHS reviews the quality of turf


September 16, 2015

In the spring of 2014, chs made the $1.9 million move from grass to turf fields. Now, as the fall sports season moves into high gear, CHS reviews its condition after a season of use. The football field, Murray Stadium and two practice fields all received new turf two seasons ago. Multiple sports teams,...

Complaints about funding distribution to athletics department largely unfounded


May 22, 2014

Last year, it was the fitness center. This year, it’s the turf. To the ordinary CHS student or parent, it doesn’t seem unreasonable to question the amount of money that goes into funding the athletics department. Why spend millions of dollars on an expanded athletics facility when our classrooms ar...

Extended schedule action implemented, a new turf proposal granted

Junior Sherry Yang works on homework in class. According to Yang, the new extended schedule takes time away from activities and reduces the amount of time students can spend on homework. ERIC HE / PHOTO


March 22, 2014

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, Carmel Clay Schools has successfully implemented the new extended schedule days. Wahl said, “The extended schedule has done what it is supposed to, and other than that it has been business as usual.” Junior Sherry Yang said there are consequences to the ...