Category Archives: Sports

Pool over-chlorination delays Feb. practice for CHS swim teams

Carmel High School’s swim and dive season was scheduled to officially begin water training on Jan. 30, but due to over-chlorination, the swim and dive teams were unable to start…

Brady grasps fifth ring? Not if Julio Jones, Matty Ice have their way

On Feb. 5, the Atlanta Falcons will square off with the New England Patriots in the NFL’s 51st Super Bowl, yet the tale of these two teams’ successes is of…

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’…

Transition to high school may cause girls to rethink athletics

As a freshman girl in athletics, it can be difficult to overcome possible social standards that come along with playing in high school versus middle school. “There is a huge…

Chemistry: an area to watch for both CHS soccer teams

When asked to name the integral part of a great team, every person will give a different answer: Some will say hard work, some will say talent, some will say…

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,…

Injury inspires varsity pitcher to pursue new interests

Pop. While on the mound last year, Wesley Noble felt a sensation that no athlete ever wants to experience: the feeling of his elbow giving way. After two more games…

Competition horse rider barrel-races to success

Junior Jordan Thompson has been competing since June in barrel racing, pole bending, quad rangle, hurry scurry and so much more at the Gymkhana events in Salinas. Riding horses is…

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…

New coach maintains high hopes for upcoming soccer season

After seven years of coaching the Carmel High varsity girls’ soccer team, Whitney Grummon has stepped down from that position, leaving newcomer Mucho Pefok to fill her cleats. It came…