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  • October 29Powder Puff sign ups have begun and will end 11/7. Waivers are in the main offices.

  • October 2911th and 12th grade PE classes will be meeting in the McGowan Gym starting 11/5.

  • October 15There will be a Club Day on 11/5.

  • September 28Spirit Week has been moved to 11/12-11/16

Time for turf? CHS considers getting a new field for athletics

Time for turf? CHS considers getting a new field for athletics

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey are three sports vital to the athletic life of CHS, with more than 135 students involved in the sports combined.  These sports share grass playing fields, a rarity nowadays for high schools in the region. “Only 7 out of 31 schools [in the Mid-Penn confere...

November Athlete of the Month: Jessalyn Morrow

November Athlete of the Month: Jessalyn Morrow

Shayna Rhoads, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

November’s athlete of the month is Jessalyn Morrow. A junior, Morrow was a huge part of the tennis team’s success this year. Morrow’s position is double two on the varsity team. She’s been playing this position since her freshman year of CHS. This year the girls' overall winning streak was ...

Early College Signing 2018 (photo)

Early College Signing 2018 (photo)

Periscope staff

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Check out this year's seniors that signed with their future colleges on Nov 14, 2018. Congratulations! NAME UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SPORT Isaiah Bell University of Delaware Swimming Megan Lebo University of South Carolina Cross Country and Track & Field Elizabeth Weis Washington State Wom...

Softball welcomes new coach in meeting

Softball welcomes new coach in meeting

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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On Wednesday, Sept 26, a meeting was held to welcome Joe Sullenberger as the new head coach for the CHS softball team. Sullenberger, who’s been coaching for 22 years, accented values in his players such as passion, community, and a drive to improve. He is also focused on leaving a legacy for fut...

CHS golf swings through the season

CHS golf swings through the season

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

October 9, 2018


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The Carlisle High School golf team has not usually been a well-known team at CHS, but this season's success makes the future seem bright.  This year the team has developed returners and newcomers into one of the powerhouse teams in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth. The team finished in third place overall in ...

October Athlete of the Month: Destinee Foust

October Athlete of the Month: Destinee Foust

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Destinee Foust is currently a senior on the varsity cheerleading squad. She has been a strong supporter for the Carlisle Herd Football team over her three years.  The cheerleading squad supports many different teams throughout the fall and winter seasons.  There is also a competition team over the win...

September Athlete of the Month: Jacob Owen

September Athlete of the Month: Jacob Owen

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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This month’s CHS athlete of the month is Jacob Owen. While he is only a freshman, Owen is proving to play a big part in the success of the boys cross country team. Owen has started for several varsity races, including Sept 15 at the Ben Bloser Invitational, where he ran a personal best of 18:31. We...

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Cameron Fritz, Publications Manager

September 24, 2018


Filed under Games, Sports

[analytics-counter] In the age of competitive video games, the definition of sport is being challenged. In a professional gaming world where players participate in tournaments, one game sought to change that, and bring eSports as close as it has ever been to traditional sports.  Overwatch, a highl...

CHS volleyball fights against State College

CHS volleyball fights against State College

Dyamond Jones, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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CHS girls volleyball faced their rivals State College on Sept. 13.  Despite their hard work and impressive plays, the girls could not pull through with a victory and the match ended in a 3-0 score. Returning senior manager Kieran Smithmeyer described their performance as a “good effort.”  “...

Fall Sports Scores

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Football: 08/24/18 Carlisle - 46 vs. Mechanicsburg - 7 08/31/18 Carlisle - 10 vs. Northeastern - 6 09/07/18 Carlisle - 35 vs. South Western - 7 09/14/18 Carlisle - 17 vs. State College - 56 09/21/18 Carlisle - 17 vs. Central Dauphin - 35 09/28/18 Carlisle - 42 vs. Altoona - 49 ...

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