Crossroads

A Hard-Worker On and Off the Field

A Hard-Worker On and Off the Field

November 12, 2019

Junior Syone-Usma Harper is very well known for his 300-yard run against Libertyville High school. However, most don’t know the man behind the name. ...

A Day in The Life of Women’s Golf

Zach Reidel, Editor

November 12, 2019

Phase 1: After school, the girls' golfers get together and head to Pine Meadow Golf Course. Once they arrive they head straight to the practice range.   Phase 2:  After they get down to the ranges, their coach brings them range balls. They normally begin with lower clubs just to get warmed up, so they will hit a couple of wedges and then work there way up ...

Kicking Through the Season

Kicking Through the Season

November 12, 2019

Blinding lights flood the field. Sweat drips down the bodies of the football players. Hundreds of people in the stands hold their breath in anticipati...

Sophomore Snapshots

Allyson Smoczynski, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Gabe Lynch How much playing time do you get? I’ve gotten the ball 13 times for about 100 yards What number are you? #30 What position do you play? Running back When did you start playing football? Second grade Why do you like being on the team? It’s an escape from everything that I have to do off the field. Football is the one place wh...

Bright Lights and Friday Nights 

Bright Lights and Friday Nights 

August 27, 2019

As the lights shine on the field, the varsity Carmel football team gets ready to play the Libertyville Wildcats in a game they have all been anticipating...

Comeback szn

Comeback szn

November 7, 2018

A routine day at gymnastics practice turned to disaster for Nina Kropiwiec as she stepped up to do her bar routine. After landing a double back off the...

Success is the best

Success is the best

November 7, 2018

This year the boys cross country team went up three ranks in the ESCC conference, which gives the team a confidence boost for next year. Junior Andr...

Erin Pye dominates the net in an all-boys league

Erin Pye dominates the net in an all-boys league

November 7, 2018

From the age of three, Erin Pye has been playing hockey for an all-boys team. Her first team, the Maulers, was also her first team with only boys. ...

Always moving

Always moving

November 6, 2018

Behind home base on a hot summer day, senior Jordan Swiatkowski, who has been on varsity softball since her freshman year, is calling pitches as Carmel’s...

Always watching

Always watching

October 16, 2018

Junior Mia Johnson works just as hard as the rest of her team. She attends every practice, training session, game, and tournament. But during the seas...

Balancing Football and School: A Ben Packer Exclusive

Balancing Football and School: A Ben Packer Exclusive

October 15, 2018

Extracurricular activities, such as sports or clubs, get in the way of their school work. Senior football player Ben Packer is no exception.

Senior Michael Pelfresne advances to golf sectionals

Senior Michael Pelfresne advances to golf sectionals

October 15, 2018

Earlier this month, senior golfer Michael Pelfresne recently won regionals with a score of 71. He will advance to sectionals at the end of October. Pelfresn...