Category Archives: Sports

Longtime CHS athletes in running for ‘Ironman’ award

Being an athlete takes hard work, dedication and time management. Many CHS students play at least one sport during their time at CHS, but there are only a handful of…

Lacrosse team adjusts to major changes, finds stride

With strong underclassmen performances by the Padres, Carmel lacrosse (1-2) got revenge against the Falcons of Scotts Valley (0-1) with an 11-7 victory Wednesday. Last season, an 11-7 loss to…

Boys’ and girls’ swimming go 3-for-4 in early outings

Both the CHS boys’ and girls’ swim teams were up against Seaside and achieved wins on both sides Wednesday, the girls with a 128-55 win and the boys with triumph…

Guys’ tennis serves up four straight wins in strong start

The Carmel boys’ varsity tennis team (4-0) has become larger and stronger than in previous years, with an outstanding start to the season, including 7-0 wins against Palma on Tuesday…

Early softball losses fuel spirit for rest of season

After a devastating 8-1 loss to Salinas on Wednesday, the CHS softball team (2-2) is looking to regroup in time for MTAL play. “Our heads just weren’t in the game,”…

Fantasy baseball for dummies

You all know the story, the Giants won the World Series, and the Dodgers sucked…again. The 2012 Major League Baseball season was filled with ups and downs, young stars and…

Cheerleading team competes to reach new heights

We see them around school on game days, sporting glittery red outfits and sparkling silver pom-poms. Beyond that, a spirit radiates from the Carmel High School cheerleaders that many people…

Exploring Carmel’s longstanding surf culture

Despite Carmel High’s close proximity to the beach, a lasting surf culture at CHS seems to be fading. Many CHS students claim to be surfers, but few are brave enough…

Sports medicine program helps students find their passion

Ever since he was taken out of the basketball season by a torn ligament against Harker School, sophomore William Kehoe has spent an hour every day in the Sports Medicine…

North Country teacher named CHS track coach

Since the December departure of long-time legend John Ables as coach of the prolific track and field program at CHS, many locals have wondered about the direction of the team…