Category Archives: Sports

Collegiate ambitions keep lacrosse star going

BY GABE MARTIN CHS lacrosse midfielder Luke Melcher led the Padre lacrosse team with 52 goals, 18 assist and 58 ground balls, helping them finish their season 8-8.   Melcher…

Freshman phenom takes inspiration close to home

BY ALEX POLETTI At 5 a.m., an alarm clock wakes 15-year-old JT Byrne. The 6-foot-4 freshman is greeted by his father, Tom, who drives him up Los Laureles Grade to…

Sophomore runner aims for milestone marathon goal

Sophia Buraglio, Natalie Mazoud began running with her father at the age of 5 and entering races at age 9. She has run track and cross-country for Carmel teams, and…

Swimmers face tough decision: Championship or prom

BY ELLAH FOSTER Many teenagers eagerly await prom, excited to dance the night away in a fresh suit and tie or ballroom gown. Likewise, the Mission Trail Athletic League championships…

Two-time softball MTAL champions try for three

BY QUINN SPOONER Having won the Mission Trail Athletic League for the past two years, the Carmel High softball team is focused on winning the MTAL for the third year…

Varied paths to athletic scholarships unpredictable and full of pitfalls

  BY ALEX POLETTI On a late January morning, senior varsity letterman Katie Godon sat surrounded by her teammates, signing an agreement to play basketball for the next four years…

Star volleyball player set up for killer club season

BY QUIN SPOONER CHS sophomore Emma Crabbe is currently participating in club volleyball for the seventh year in a row, this Crabbe’s first year participating on the Rage Westside team….

CHS winter sports teams aim to dominate competition

BY QUINN SPOONER After the success of the CHS girls’ cross country, who won the Mission Trail Athletic League championship, and girls’ volleyball, the first CHS team ever to win…

Local athletes prep for NBC’s ‘American Ninja Warrior’

  BY ALEX POLETTI As the sunlight wanes on a Saturday evening, Jacob Johnsson is still scaling the homemade salmon ladder in his backyard. The Class of 2016 CHS graduate…

Muck brothers competitively sail together in Monterey

By: JACK CORDELL Salty ocean water sprays the side of the ship’s hull while wind fills the Muck brothers’ sails, pushing them towards victory as they skip across Monterey waters…