Category Archives: Sports

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…

Pats and Panthers look to roll into Super Bowl 50

NFC: Carolina Panthers (16-1) vs. Arizona Cardinals (14-3) This is the matchup we’ve wanted all season: the two highest scoring offenses, two of the top MVP candidates and, quite frankly,…

Bay Area’s off-season full of departures, arrivals

For both the San Francisco 49ers and Giants, the past season did not come close to meeting the expectations of the team or the fans. The Giants narrowly missed the…