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Spring sports at CHS in jeopardy of being cancelled

CHS runner Casey Padgett paces behind a CV track team member during a 2019 meet. Padgett's, and other seniors playing spring sports,  athletic career at CHS may be over if the spring sports season is canceled due to Covid-19.

Cheney Thompson, Guest Writer

March 23, 2020

Periscope welcomes guest writer Cheney Thompson to our site.  If you would like to be a guest writer, please email our adviser, Mrs. Muir, at [email protected] In light of the recent outbreak of Covid-19 in the Pennsylvania area, countless places, events, and functions have been canceled. Non-e...

Caught looking: What impact will the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal have on all major sports? (Editorial)

Baseball is at the center of a major controversy, looking at the role of cheating in professional sports., as more and more has come to light regarding the Astros' sign-stealing scandal.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

When many sports fans think of scandals, they immediately go to the New England Patriots in the NFL but that very well may not be the case anymore. The Astros appear to have completely ruined the public's view on themselves and Major League Baseball with their latest scandal, resulting in 3 MLB managers...

Circling the Big Apple: Girls indoor track heads to Nationals

Seniors Savannah Hossfeld and Sophia Toti and juniors Sophie Salomone and Alyssa Dyson proudly show off their medals after placing third at the distance medley relay at the state competition. Hossfeld, Toti and Salomone, with the help of junior Karlie Powell, will all race in the 4 x 1 mile at Nationals in NYC on March 14.

Sam Salomone, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

The Carlisle Girls indoor track team is set to run circles around the competition in New York City. The team of Sophia Toti, Savannah Hossfeld, Sophie Salomone, and Karlie Powell will compete in the 4 x 1-mile relay race at The Indoor Track National Championships on March 14 in the Big Apple.  ...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 3

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson is a short-form podcast with CHS sports personalities.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

In episode three of Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, he sits down with CHS wrestlers Rafael Portilla and Colton Zimmerman, right before they compete at the 2020 state competition.  

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 2

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson is a short-form podcast with CHS sports personalities.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

In episode two of Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, he sits down with his older brother Joe Wilson, who is the head wrestling coach for the Thundering Herd. They go on to talk about the great season the Herd had this year and the bright future they envision for both the team and the sport of...

February Female Athlete of the Month: Jenna Trolinger

Senior Jenna Trolinger cheers on the crowd at a recent boys basketball game. Trolinger is one of the team's flyers, which means she is hoisted into the air to do stunts.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

  Senior Jenna Trolinger is our Female Athlete of the Month. Trolinger has been a varsity cheerleader for all four years of her high school career. This year she was the team captain for the Carlisle Cheerleading team leading them to the PIAA state tournament. She was also able to overcome a...

February Male Athlete of the Month: Rafael Portilla

Senior Rafael Portilla is our male February Athlete of the Month.  His prowess on the wrestling mat has landed him in the 100 win club.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

UPDATE 3.10.20 at 12:33pm: Portilla placed third at the PIAA Class 3A Individual Wrestling Championships. He is only the 14th wrestler in CHS history to medal at this championship. Congratulations Raf! Senior Rafael Portilla is our male athlete of the month. This has been a historic month for the Th...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 1

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson is a short-form podcast with CHS sports personalities.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

For the first episode of Periscope Sports Talk, host Jarrett Wilson sits down with Carlisle boys basketball coach Andre Anderson on how his life journey led to coaching the Thundering Herd and what fans have to look forward to in the future.  

Charting a new course: three cross country seniors sign with future colleges

Three cross country/track and field stars began their collegiate journeys today by signing with their prospective schools: Savannah Hossfeld (Alabama), Casey Padgett (Duquesne) and Sophia Toti (Penn State)

Periscope staff

November 13, 2019

Three of the fastest students at CHS have committed to blazing new trails in the future, as they officially signed with their prospective colleges as part of the National Letter of Intent Early Signing Day ceremony, held in the Gene Evan Gymnasium at 3pm on Wed Nov 13. ...

October Athlete of the Month: Casey Padgett

Senior Casey Padgett runs in amongst State College and Carlisle runner during a meet.  Padgett has been a key leader for the team, following in the footsteps of his siblings who also ran for Carlisle XC.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Senior Casey Padgett’s last season for the Herd has been a special one. After the departure of former CHS cross country captain Jack Wisner, Padgett has stepped into a strong leadership role on the team. Padgett won the Boys’ Cross Country Mid-Penn Championship race on October 12 and set a career...

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