Category Archives: Sports

Swim and dive finish more than just champions

After a season of carrying an undefeated title, Carmel High’s girls’ and boys’ swimming and diving teams mounted the Mission Trail Athletic League meet starting blocks as champions on May…

DiLullo jumps her way to another MTAL championship

Overcoming a series of hurdles, including illness and injury, sophomore Jessica DiLullo has risen to the challenge with another great track season. With a personal record high jump of 5…

Sports relationships lead to the best of friendships

It’s no secret that the main purpose of school is to learn and, if the proper skills are there, to make friends along the way. Outside of school’s academic realm,…

Salvati swings for fences on great start to season

It doesn’t take much to spot talent in a crowd, and junior Lauren Salvati is the perfect example, as she is able to shine so early on in the Carmel…

Freshman Turrini-Smith leads boys’ soccer team

It is not too common that a freshman is a key player on a varsity squad, but Tio Turrini-Smith puts this long-kept tradition to rest with his performance for Carmel’s…

Phys. Ed. waiver limits exercise among CHS teens

The state of California requires that all high school students complete two years of Physical Education, exercising 400 minutes every 10 school days. However, due to a waiver that CHS…

Girls’ swimming welcomes coach Pam Stachelek

With the 2015 spring athletic season kicking into gear and the retirement of Di Whitesides, Carmel’s girls’ coach for the past 20 years, swimmers are welcoming Pam Stachelek, a lifelong…

Track undergoes third coaching change in three years

After several false starts and the departure of head coach Shawn Parker, Carmel High’s track team hopes to make a strong return for the 2015 season, with longtime coaches Tom…

Football tops list of serious high school sports injuries

Thirty to forty million children and teens participate in organized sports every year, the American Academy of Pediatrics reports. What’s surprising, however, is that millions of these student athletes are…

Whittaker shoots Padres to 5-0 start in MTAL

A scholar-athlete, junior Holly Whittaker excels in her work, and does so with pride. As a three-year varsity player on the girls’ basketball team, she has been nothing less than…