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  • January 10The Carlisle Area School District will be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • January 10Winterball will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 7-10 pm.

  • January 10WinterWeek is back, and will take place from January 22 to January 25.

Rivals routed: Boys basketball win against Cumberland Valley

Rivals routed: Boys basketball win against Cumberland Valley

Michael Raphael, Sports Writer

January 2, 2019


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  The anticipation was growing for the young Herd’s contest against Cumberland Valley.  The team’s last game before the break helps them surge forward through the season.  For the 13th time in a row dating back to 2014 the Herd came out on top. “This is one of the best rivalr...

December Athlete of the Month: Rachel Bell

December Athlete of the Month: Rachel Bell

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


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This is the second portion of the sibling edition for our December Athlete of the Month, Rachel Bell.  (Read about Rachel's brother Isaiah here). Rachel is currently a sophomore at CHS where she has participated on the varsity girls’ basketball team for both years.  Rachel strives to bring an i...

December Athlete of the Month: Isaiah Bell

December Athlete of the Month: Isaiah Bell

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


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This month, we've decided to feature two Athletes of the Month, the sibling duo of senior Isaiah Bell and sophomore Rachel Bell.  This will be a two-part edition, with Isaiah in this portion. Isaiah has been a member of the boys swim team at CHS since his freshman year.  The past two years, he has...

The Herd Stampede: CHS wrestling begins season with a stomp on their opponents

The Herd Stampede: CHS wrestling begins season with a stomp on their opponents

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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The 2018-2019 wrestling season is underway.  Ready to throw down some wins and tackle the opposition, the Herd started their season on Friday Dec 7 with a win against Lower Dauphin, 48-30.  The team then took on Cumberland Valley on Dec 12 where they lost through the tiebreaker.    Freshmen wr...

Gym class heros: Is there a gender gap in P.E.? (Editorial)

Gym class heros: Is there a gender gap in P.E.? (Editorial)

Carlin Diehl, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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There has always been a stigma surrounding female participation in gym classes and co-ed physical activities. Females have received a reputation of not trying to the best of their capabilities in PE, when it is believed males constantly have exceeding participation rates. Researcher Grant R. Collins...

Winter Sports Scores

Winter Sports Scores

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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Boys Basketball: 12/07/18 Carlisle - 58 vs. Big Spring - 41 12/08/18 Carlisle - 48 vs. Hempfield - 55 12/11/18 Carlisle - 51 vs. Altoona - 41 12/13/18 Carlisle - 62 vs. Central Dauphin - 63 12/17/18 Carlisle - 48  vs. Central Dauphin East - 59 12/19/18 Carlisle - 44 vs. Chambersburg...

Kicking cancer: Richwine raises money for kids

Kicking cancer: Richwine raises money for kids

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


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Football is not always just about wins and losses. For one team member, this season was all about making a difference in the lives of children. Senior Caleb Richwine has been kicking for the varsity team ever since he was a freshman. Richwine was recruited to the team because he was a soccer player ...

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


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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


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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


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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...

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