Category Archives: Sports

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…

Shoe Game loss still most rewarding part of PG experience

Pacific Grove students have never been known for their optimism. That may be why a recent survey shows that P.G. students count the recent Shoe Game loss as one of…

Sanctuary Rock Gym prepares for bouldering competition

As the weekend approaches, many go out to enjoy a night out with friends or are putting off homework until the last possible minute; however, some are preparing for an…

Possible link between artificial turf and cancer risks investigated

If there is a possibility that playing the sport you love could cause serious health issues, would you continue to play? Although no direct correlation between high school athletes playing…

Led by a balanced offensive attack, Padre football primed for another deep postseason run

After losing the starting quarterback and The Monterey Herald’s Male Athlete of the Year, it would not be out of the ordinary for a Carmel Padres fan to expect a…

Carmel girls’ lacrosse team a possibility this spring

There may be a new cast of characters on the field this spring for the Padres. It will not be the boys’ championship-winning lacrosse team of years past, but instead…

Concussions among highest concerns for athletes, athletic dept.

“I’ve gotten three concussions that I remember,” says Paxton Ataide, a senior and four-year varsity soccer player at CHS. “The worst one was during a soccer game, where I hit…

Carmel cross country takes off running with high hopes

The Carmel High School cross country teams have come out with a strong start to the season, picking right up from last season with both the boys’ and girls’ teams…

Full steam ahead with CHS sports stadium renovations

The CHS athletic field will be receiving a new look this fall as Carmel Unified School District proceeds with phase two of the two-part project to renovate the bleachers and…