GO FOR THE GOLD: Herd Wrestling is expanding this year with a girls team. Not limited to high school, participants range from K-12, in hopes of growing the sport at all levels.

Golden girls: CHS offers girls’ wrestling opportunities

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief September 21, 2021

Carlisle has joined the herd of schools and states across the nation to recognize girls wrestling as a sport, giving young women from grades K-12 the opportunity to excel in a sport that in the past hasn't...

Top row left to right: Jeremiah Carothers, Nolan Chenot, Jonas Fowler, Olivia Renault, 
Middle Row: Riley Henry, Jace Fetterman, Aaron Renninger, Sean Smith, Sarah Guistwite
Bottom Row: Kiley Barnhart, Grace Hoffman, Rachel Bell, Julianna Askins

College Signing Day: February 3, 2021

Periscope staff February 3, 2021

Congratulations to the seniors participating in College Signing Day on Feb 3, 2021! You can watch the ceremony here. Please note: The students wore masks until it was time for the photo. The photo...

Carlisle High School inspired custom wrestling shoes sit in the middle of the wrestling room. After the Thundering Herds long practice spent preparing for the 2021 season. The Herd look to improve upon their 8-7 season a year ago.

Grappling with life: how wrestlers use the sport as an escape

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief January 22, 2021

  A sport famous for its intensity has the ability to transcend high school athletes from boys to men. Wrestling has a unique way of changing your character and your outlook on life. Whether that...

Unprecedented success: Top 5 greatest professional sports dynasties of all time

Unprecedented success: Top 5 greatest professional sports dynasties of all time

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief December 18, 2020

It seems inevitable that when we gather for the holidays (whether it be in person or virtual this year), we love to debate with our family and friends--politics, pop culture, and definitely sports.  In...

PLAYING A NEW GAME: Industries that have not had the spotlight in the past have now had the opportunities to make millions, as the pandemic has redirected sports fans attention and money.

Imitating involvement: Sports fans seek alternative activities amidst pandemic (Editorial)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief November 30, 2020

Sports fans are notorious for being passionate about their favorite teams and players, and this year has been no exception. In fact, this year showed us how far sports fans will go to be involved with...

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

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

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief 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...

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

Spring sports at CHS in jeopardy of being cancelled

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...

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.

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

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief 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...

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.

Circling the Big Apple: Girls indoor track heads to Nationals

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...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 3

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief 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.  

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