The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD: Phase I of the Athletic Field Project includes putting in a synthetic turf field in the area of the current football practice field. The field is planned to be built by the 2022 Fall Sports Season. Sensenig said, They [my team] will no longer be affected by huge holes, divots or dirt patches in the grass- or the length of the grass affecting their ability to dribble with speed and control in order to successfully possess the ball.

Surface tension: District approves plan to build synthetic turf field

Hannah Stoner, Sports Editor December 23, 2021

On Thursday, December 9, the Carlisle Area School District held a board meeting in which they voted and approved the first phase of a three-phase athletic field project. This project includes putting in...

LIGHT LIFESTYLES: A normal meal for a wrestler cutting weight may look bare to a normal person. However, these athletes are getting all the proper nutrition they need while being in peak physical shape. A normal meal usually consists of fruit, and some type of protein with water to wash it down.

Losing pounds, gaining pride: the positives of cutting weight in wrestling (Editorial)

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

Smack dab in the middle of the season with Christmas cookies and pie, some students in our school district may find these treats less than appetizing. With the wrestling season underway, a constant of...

SUPPORT THE TEAM: Whether it be an alma mater, a hometown favorite, or a random love, many teenagers share a sports fandom with their family and friends. How do sports bring you together?

One jersey at a time: the power of sports to bring people together

Emma McShea, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

Whether it’s watching the big game with your loved ones or making the winning touchdown for your high school team, sports are a part of most of our lives. We have teams that we root for and sports that...

GAME ON: CHS senior Aiden Moyer readies up for another game at the esports area in L127. New to CHS this year, the esports team hopes to expand in numbers and opportunities in future years.

Electronic inclusion: CHS offers involvement opportunities with new esports team

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief November 19, 2021

CHS continues to strive to find ways to involve students in extracurricular activities. From the many clubs and athletics offered at CHS, a new team has gained interest with many of Carlisle's talented...

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Senior Sejla Podzic dribbles the ball down the field passing a Red Land defender. Podzic was the top scorer for the team with 15 goals at the end of regular season play.

Leaving it all on the field: Carlisle girls soccer finishes season with 17-5 record, state tourney appearance

Hannah Stoner, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

Carlisle High School’s girls soccer team made it all the way to the state playoffs this season. The last time the team made it to the state tournament was in 2012 when the sport was still played in the...

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...

NEW PERSPECTIVES: Carlisle High School junior Austin Shatto adjusts his camera angles in preparation for a Herd TV livestream during the 2020 Football season. Herd TV has also live-streamed Basketball this year and looks to broaden the sports being streamed in the future.

Swimming up ‘stream’: Broadcasting courses adapt to new limitations

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief February 17, 2021

The CHS Center for Careers and Technology (CTE) programs have had a tough time adjusting during the pandemic. With the classes built on hands-on learning, online academics have presented unpredictable...

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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...

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...

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