Crossroads

Bright Lights and Friday Nights 

Gabby Pryde, Sports Editor

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 since practices started.  “My favorite part of the season is probably going to be the long-awaited Carmel vs. Libertyville game," sophomore Ryan Medina said. "There have been a lot of assumptions and rumors, and we ...

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...

Titus plans to go out on top

Gaby Pryde, Reporter

October 15, 2018

In her last year playing tennis at Camel Catholic, senior Charlotte Titus plans to make it a good one. Since going to tennis camps in 6th grade, Titus has come a long way. “I never really considered sticking with tennis until freshman year when I had the opportunity to try out,” Titus said. “I had a hard time deciding between dance and tennis since I had danced for 10 y...

The Carmel Comeback

Allyson Smoczynski, Reporter

October 15, 2018

The Carmel Comeback Senior Amber Dorn was cut from the volleyball team sophomore year, but she has come back with passion. Dorn started playing volleyball in fifth grade and eventually played for her middle school, Fremont, in seventh grade. Dorn said her friend Madie encouraged her to play by teaching her the basic skills of volleyball.  "Personally, my most mem...

Ben Roberts

Lily Reininger, Reporter

October 12, 2018

Ben Roberts began playing golf with his dad when he was seven years old, and he's loved it ever since. While he never imagined playing on a team when he was younger, he is at the end of a four-year run on the golf team at Carmel. “It is basically a game of technique and skill that aims to use a club to get the golf ball into the hole in as fewest hits as possible,” R...

Jack Bartz

Jack Bartz

October 12, 2018

As a senior, Jack Bartz, captain of the cross country team, has had plenty of achievements throughout his past three years at Carmel. Cross country wa...