Category Archives: Sports

Salvage a tragic fantasy football draft with sleepers

Whether your first-round pick has torn his ACL in almost every season of his career or your star wide receiver has already got a concussion in training camp, there is…

Papachica poppin’ aces through undefeated tennis season

“Like anything, it takes a lot of hard work, dedication and sacrifice.” While CHS freshman Daniel Papacica’s description of the conditions necessary to become a collegiately competitive tennis player seem…

2016 NFL draft: Patel’s positional rankings

“With the 1st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans select …” These are the words to be spoken by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on April 28…

The Sheriff rides off into the sunset

Known by many as the guy with the big forehead from those god-awful Papa John’s commercials, NFL legend Peyton Manning has done it again. For the second, and final, time…

Carmel basketball teams compete for MTAL titles

The Carmel High girls’ and the boys’ basketball teams are fighting their way to MTAL champions with the girls (10-1 in MTAL, 14-6 overall) tied for first with Stevenson, and…

Lacrosse coaching dilemmas resolve with no time to spare

Spring sports have just begun, and for most it is usually a smooth transition. But for CHS lacrosse, which entered the season without coaches, the hiring of varsity coach Pierce…

Students share perspectives on supplement use

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine reports that the use of performance-enhancing supplements by middle and high school athletes is estimated to be between 24 and 29 percent. Looking…

Welcoming newest generation of NFL QBs

Growing up in the 2000s, we millennials have had the privilege of watching some of the finest talent the NFL has ever seen at the quarterback position. Prolific players like…

Holiday practice policies vary among CHS teams

While most students were at home asleep, the Carmel Padres football team spent Thanksgiving morning hard at work on the field in preparation for the next day’s CCS playoff game….

The fast-paced, adventurous path: Committed sophomore mountain biker blazes trails

“I was riding down a sketchy descent and went into a rocky section,” sophomore Mallory Roberts explains. “Then all of a sudden my front tire got stuck in a water…