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Hot Herd: The effects of summer training

Hot Herd: The effects of summer training

Bella Byus, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Students are happy to go on break and get out of school, so happy that they count down the days until summer. Some get to go straight into summer but for others, that is just the beginning of the next school year. Athletes are just starting their training. Whether they are on the field, track or ...

AOTM: Lanie Lissner

AOTM: Lanie Lissner

Meg Tate, Sports Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Girls Lacrosse team is full of upperclassmen leadership from juniors and seniors.  However, Sophomore Lanie Lissner played a major role in their recent success over the season.  Lissner will be competing with her team in the District Playoffs, and recently we got to catch up with her. Q1: How long have ...

Hurt Herd: The impact of sport injuries

Hurt Herd: The impact of sport injuries

Bella Byus, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

Every​ ​year​ ​and​ ​every​ ​season,​ ​student​ ​athletes​ ​are​ ​get​ ​hurt​, ​whether​ ​it​ ​is​ ​at​ ​a​ ​game​ ​or​ ​during practice.​ ​The​ ​effects​ ​of​ ​these​ ​injuries​ ​can​ ​impact ​the...

Springing Forward: CHS athletes make college commitments

Springing Forward: CHS athletes make college commitments

Periscope staff
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When the grass on the fields begins to deepen its verdant hue, we know that it's time for the spring signing day in the CHS athletic department.  Today, April 12, 19 seniors committed to playing at the post-secondary level: Name University or College Sport Billy Davis Messiah College Baseball ...

Pre-game pep talks: Defending the Herd

Pre-game pep talks: Defending the Herd

Bella Byus, Sports Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Sports

Throughout the high school sport seasons,  athletes must always be preparing for their respective events., not only physically but mentally. Athletes have the ability to block out distractions and focus on the game or meet that is taking place. Is what their coaches telling them before the game affecting ...

Athlete of the Month: Najae Nickerson

Athlete of the Month: Najae Nickerson

Meg Tate, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

Senior Najae Nickerson is one of the elite performers on the Carlisle High School Girls Track and Field team.  She has been long established as one of the best sprint, hurdlers, and jumpers at CHS for the past three years.  Now going into her fourth and final season in Carlisle colors, we got the chance...

Athlete of the Month: Devon Chenot

Athlete of the Month: Devon Chenot

Meg Tate, Sports Editor
February 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Junior Devon Chenot is new to Carlisle High School this year and has been making a splash in the green and white all season.  This is the first year that he has been on a “swim team” as a high school swimmer.  We caught up with him to hear about how the season has been going. Q1: How long ha...

Carlisle Winter Signing Day

Carlisle Winter Signing Day

Periscope staff
February 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Congratulations to these seniors for signing with their future colleges! Name University or College Sport Nathaniel Barnes II West Chester Golden Rams Football George Faller III Guilford College Quakers Men’s Lacrosse Alex Henry Lycoming College Warriors Men’s Soccer El...

What makes a good student section? (editorial)

What makes a good student section? (editorial)

Bella Byus, Sports Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

Over the years, it’s become a regular notion to encourage our CHS student athletes through the well-known student section, the Carlisle Crazies. But what makes the Crazies effective? It takes a lot of dedication to become a great student section so we’re going to go behind the scenes and see how...

Winter cheerleading cheers into the new season

Winter cheerleading cheers into the new season

Carol Etzel, Staff Writer
January 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Winter cheerleaders at CHS have been working since late November on their routines and cheers. Their hard work has paid off: the varsity team will be heading to the state competition on Jan 20. The sport often does not receive the recognition it deserves. Behind the performances and interactive cheers...

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