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Track runners, coach plan to stay in shape over COVID-19 extended school closures

Savannah Hill, track runner and junior, stretches before a run over break. Hill said she would continue to train over the extended school closures although she does not expect the track season to continue this year.

Sarah Kim

March 23, 2020

Both the men’s and women’s track teams have been training for the official track season since early January. However, the outbreak of COVID-19 led all Carmel Clay Schools to close until May 1 at the earliest, bringing all sports teams to a stall. The CHS Athletics Office released that all CHS sp...

CHS Women’s Track Team Heads Into Post-Season Tournament

Thrower and senior Mea McCormack competes in shot put during a meet in the regular season. The women’s track team heads into the post-season with Sectionals on May 14.

Jess Canaley

May 15, 2019

The CHS women’s track team has had an impressive regular season after winning four meets and placing in the top five for the Hamilton County meet, Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) Championship, as well as the MIC indoor meet. The first post-season meet will take place on May 14 at Hamilt...

A Cut Above the Rest: Track teams, others add harder tryout standards to previously no-cut sports

A Cut Above the Rest: Track teams, others add harder tryout standards to previously no-cut sports

Sarah Kim

March 22, 2019

Last year, the women’s  track team was a sight to see. At each meet, four school buses would pull up in the parking lot. More than a hundred girls, all wearing the same blue and gold outfits, would get off. However, this might not be the case for this year’s track team. This year, the team’s time...

Student athletes come back better than ever after suffering from major medical problems

“I’m definitely mentally stronger, but I think everyone gets mentally stronger. I mean you have to be mentally strong when you go through chemotherapy, but also I look at life in a whole different perspective now, especially because I wasn’t given that great of a chance to live, and you just get a sense of what’s really important, like family and what’s maybe not that important.” - Matt Cooper

Alina Husain, Reporter

March 17, 2017

For most CHS students, Feb. 16, 2016 was just another normal day, but for Matt Cooper, student athlete and senior, it was a day that would change the rest of his life. On that day, Cooper was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. The diagnosis presented Cooper with a low chance of survival, and it...

Track and Field trains through indoor track

Jess Canaley

January 27, 2017

Nearly every seasonal runner around CHS is most likely aware of the indoor track program and its importance in training and preparing for the regular track season. However, outside of the running community, many are unaware of its presence at CHS. While indoor track isn’t an IHSAA sport, it still provid...

Sophomore adopted to girls’ track and field team, inspires team for outdoor season

Sophomore adopted to girls' track and field team, inspires team for outdoor season

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April 20, 2016

On Wednesday, April 13; sophomore Bella Simons was adotped to the girl’s track and field team. The adoption was organized by sophomores Kate Vanderveen, Melissa Seals, Leora Lucas, and Emma Riddle in support of the Friends of Jaclyn organization. Friends of Jaclyn is an nonprofit organization that...

Women’s track and field team works toward stronger team unity

Women's track and field team works toward stronger team unity

Contributor

February 20, 2015

The girl’s track and field team has wrapped up their indoor training and are preparing for a strong season. According to junior Rachel Dixon, the team has worked hard this winter and will continue to this spring. “A lot of girls have been encouraging others throughout practice, including myself,...

Women’s track team to compete in MIC Championship on May 2

Women’s track team to compete in MIC Championship on May 2

sports

May 2, 2014

The women’s track team will compete in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) tournament on May 2 at 6:00 p.m. The MIC tournament will take place at North Central. The team will be facing competition from North Central, Warren Central, Hamilton Southeastern and other Indiana schools. Acco...

Women’s track and field team aims to carry over success from indoors to outdoor season

Women’s track and field team aims to carry over success from indoors to outdoor season

sports

April 25, 2013

The women’s track and field team began its outdoor season with a first place finish at the Hoosier State Relays. The team followed up that win with two more individual meet victories against Ben Davis and Pike, with these meets coming just after its indoor State championship victory this winter. ...

Although women’s track is a team sport, individual performances impact the team’s overall score more than other sports

Finishing Leg: Sophomore Cameron “Cami” Etgen runs after practicing an exchange for the relay. Relays are one of the few team events in a track meet. Kathleen Bertsch / Photo

sports

May 18, 2012

When senior Sarah Bennett steps up to the starting line at the track, she has a different feeling than when she lines up for cross country. In cross country, she lines up with six teammates looking to push each other to achieve a victory for the team. On the track, she races alone, racing against the...

Women’s track and field team prepares for MIC Championship

sports

April 24, 2012

The women’s track and field team competes in the MIC Championship on Apr. 27. The meet is away for the women and comes a week after the North Central Invitational. The women placed third at the North Central Invitational and head coach Tim Mylin said it looks at the MIC Championship as a chance to impr...