Category Archives: Sports

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…

Andres Enriquez Defensive Player of the Year

Many students play sports here at CHS, and fewer play them at the varsity level, but only one student holds the title of MVP. Named the 2014 Defensive Player of…

Megan Scannell: Athlete, student and friend

“And the 2013 Norcal Sportsmanship Award goes to…Megan Scannell!” A thunder of applause broke out as a petite, blond girl timidly walked to the stage. She reached out to receive…

CHS soccer teams kick off new seasons

The Carmel High boys’ and girls’ soccer coaches are pumped and ready for this year’s soccer season. Once again, Whitney Grummon is the coach for the girls’ varsity soccer team…