Category Archives: Sports

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…

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…