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  • November 12Tickets are on sale for Mini-Thon's annual pancake breakfast, which will take place on December 16

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New coach on the court: Scott Mitchell (Q&A)

New coach on the court: Scott Mitchell (Q&A)

Cayla Abbey, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

This year, there will be a new face on the girls basketball bench: new varsity coach, Scott Mitchell.  Mitchell is also a Probability and Statistics teacher at the high school. A former high school player himself, Mitchell has high hopes for a successful season. Q: Have you coached girls basketball...

Volleyball double take: Regis twins finish their senior season

Volleyball double take: Regis twins finish their senior season

Heidi Heinlein, Sports Writer

October 29, 2017


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The Regis twins, Yanna (middle hitter) and Shay (opposite and outside hitter), are known for being big players for the volleyball program. After playing volleyball for six years and varsity for all four years of their high school career, they will be graduating in 2018 and taking new paths in the fut...

Boys cross country returns to Districts for 10th consecutive year

Boys cross country returns to Districts for 10th consecutive year

Claire Whalen, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The beginning of this year's cross country season was an adjustment for the team.  They lost some of their top runners from last year, such as Noah Affolder who had set a new school record, Sam Affolder, and Isaac Kole. While starting this season might have been a little bit different without these run...

Girls soccer qualifies for Districts for the first time in five seasons

Girls soccer qualifies for Districts for the first time in five seasons

Cayla Abbey, Sports Writer

October 27, 2017


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With an overall record of 8-10 (5-7 in league play) and a spot in Districts for the first time since 2012, the girls soccer team is considering their season to be a success.    Lindsey Shughart, a senior midfielder who is also one of the team’s captains said, “It feels really good; I’m so h...

October Athlete of the Month: Meg Lebo

October Athlete of the Month: Meg Lebo

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


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Meg Lebo is a junior at CHS who is in her third year competing for the high school running teams.  She is currently projected to do well in post-season competition.  On October 14, she ran at the Mid-Penn Championship and placed fourth place.  We got a chance to catch up with her and ask her a few...

Boys soccer focuses on leadership qualities in captains

Boys soccer focuses on leadership qualities in captains

Cayla Abbey, Sports Writer

October 11, 2017


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So far, the Carlisle boy’s soccer team is having a successful season.  While the record may be around 500, the team is really focusing on developing chemistry this year.  They are really connecting and are like a family, compared to previous years. This year, the team tried something new and ...

Boys football adapts to coaching changes

Boys football adapts to coaching changes

Claire Whalen, Sports Writer

October 9, 2017


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This year's senior football players at Carlisle High School have had an interesting four years on the team.    It all began their freshman year when the freshman football team was cut.  It wasn’t the players that got cut, but the athletic department got rid of the entire freshman football te...

More than sprains and strains: A look behind the scenes with the athletic trainers

More than sprains and strains: A look behind the scenes with the athletic trainers

Heidi Heinlein, Sports Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Trainers may be considered necessary or unnecessary depending on the school, but here at Carlisle High School, they are an important part of our athletic program. Athletic director George Null said, “Our main goal is the safety of our student athletes, and having licensed medical professionals ...

Fall Sports Scores

Fall Sports Scores

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls Tennis: 08/21/17 Carlisle-4 vs. State College-1 (W) 08/23/17 Carlisle-5 vs. Central Dauphin-0 (W) 08/25/17 Carlisle-5 vs. Chambersburg-0 (W) 08/30/17 Carlisle-3 vs. Mechanicsburg-2 (W) 08/31/17 Carlisle-3 vs. Cedar Cliff-0 (W) 09/7/17 Carlisle-5 vs. Red Land-0 (W) 09/8/17 Carlisle-2...

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