Referees: the zebra-striped scapegoats of the sports world (Editorial)

EAGLED-EYED ONLOOKER:  A referee waits to make a call as Carlisle's Sean Smith rushes against Mechanicsburg. Officials have to deal with the constant pressure of correctly judging these contests without the assistance of video review.
November 2, 2020

For as long as I can remember, referees have been the easy target of the sports world's blame, disgust and disappointment. After all, they are the ones that make the calls that can send the fans home packing...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 3

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

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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 1

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...

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)
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...

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