Category Archives: Sandpiper Selects

Contagious skin infection benches multiple CHS basketball players

Through late-December and the early part of January, the Carmel High School varsity basketball team had a number of players diagnosed with a highly contagious skin infection—impetigo—forcing players to sit…

Underground Forest closes doors to local bands, concert-goers

Located in the heart of the Barnyard in the Carmel Crossroads lies an empty art gallery. What was once a haven for teens and young adults to enjoy live music…

From the small screen to live: video class on television

Ever wonder what it would be like to see your face on television? If you happen to end up in Carmel High’s weekly Friday Show, you might just see this…

Top of the world: Mock trial dominates in world championship

The Carmel High School mock trial team has won, undefeated, the 2016 Empire New York Mock Trial World Championships, going 8-0 in the preliminary rounds and continuing to defeat Santa…

Padre basketball teams get coaching overhaul

As the Carmel basketball teams gear up, both girls and boys are under the leadership of new coaches. At the end of last season, girls’ coach Tom Dooner and boys’…

Auger treads water polo team past MTAL championships to CCS

During his eighth grade year, Kevan Auger almost made the 15U Olympic Development Program National Water Polo Team and was an alternate. In a sea of 6-foot-5-inch, 220 pound players,…

From New York to your front door, Tommy will rock you to Pieces

Tommy Castellanos shreds out a chord on his guitar, Joe Johnson gives his bass one more pluck before muting the strings, and Kevin ¨Bagel¨ Nagle pounds his drums into oblivion…

For iconic secretary Ann Berry, retirement is finally calling

After 38 years of working as Carmel High School’s front desk secretary, Ann Berry is planning her retirement. Although this seems like a long time coming and something that should…

Homecoming needs more opportunities for LGBT students

Homecoming is absolutely an integral part of the high school experience; crowning a king and queen has long been a coming-of-age right for teenagers. Unfortunately, with Carmel High’s current approach,…

Sports Illustrated writer helps coach middle school teams

For local Sports Illustrated writer Alan Shipnuck, playing 18 holes with Stephen Curry one day and then helping out on the Carmel Middle School soccer field the next is the…