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  • December 11Club Day will be Wed. Jan 22
  • December 3Winterball will be Sat. Jan. 25 at 7 at Carlisle Comfort Suites, tickets are $15
  • October 23Wed. Jan 22 spirit day is Party in the USA
  • October 7Thurs. Jan 23 spirit day is Scholar vs. Baller
  • October 7There will be a Coffeehouse on Fri. Jan. 10 at 7 in the Swartz Auditorium

Flying above and below: different sports and their reports (Editorial)

Flying above and below: different sports and their reports (Editorial)

Michael Raphael, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019

Sports in the news do not always get the recognition they deserve.  These stories seem to come in bunches across the news but some fade into the darkness quickly.  Everybody knows about big games like the Super Bowl or tournaments like the World Cup and Wimbledon, but others that may have deeper soc...

Wishes come true: Eleven student-athletes sign with future schools

Wishes come true: Eleven student-athletes sign with future schools

Periscope staff

February 7, 2019

11 seniors took a step closer to achieving their dreams of participating in collegiate-level athletics today, Feb 7, when they signed their official letters of intent during National Signing Day. This group is one of the largest to sign during the winter signing day in several years.  Some of them...

Boys basketball celebrates senior night with a win

Boys basketball celebrates senior night with a win

Shayna Rhoads

February 7, 2019

On Feb 5, CHS boys’ varsity played their final home game against State College.  This game was also very special to the seniors. “It [will be] a huge game for our seven seniors who have given their all and put in their blood, sweat, and tears to the Carlisle Basketball Program for four years!”...

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

When many Americans think about a sports dynasty, the first thing that comes to mind is the New England Patriots. Ever since Tom Brady took over as the starting quarterback in 2001, the Patriots have clinched 17 division titles, 14 AFC Championship appearances, 9 Super Bowl appearances, and a most im...

Steroids in sports: Not just national news (Editorial)

Steroids in sports: Not just national news (Editorial)

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approaching quickly, there are some aspects of sports that become more prominent, including the upsurge of steroid presence.  Athletes feel an unrelenting amount of pressure to earn a chance to represent their respective countries. Each time the Olympics roll around there is ...

Popularity over success: uneven support in sports (Editorial)

Popularity over success: uneven support in sports (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

When it comes to watching high school sports, there are two clear favorites: football and basketball. While these sports may be the most popular among students, staff, and members of the community, it doesn’t always mean that the sports are successful. In 2017, the CHS football team finished with...

Rivals routed: Boys basketball win against Cumberland Valley

Rivals routed: Boys basketball win against Cumberland Valley

Michael Raphael, Sports Writer

January 2, 2019

  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

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...

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

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

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...

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