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Student athletes defy unathletic reputation

Student athletes defy unathletic reputation

Mary Kate Cashman
April 20, 2017
Filed under Sports

Can’t throw a touchdown. Can’t shoot a basket. Can’t hit a homerun. All of these describe the “not athletically gifted” stereotypical CHS student, said senior and varsity cheerleader Caroline Collins of Tinton Falls. But Collins doesn’t believe in the generalization. “I do not believe in the stereotypes becau...

Majority of students say cheerleading and dance are sports

Majority of students say cheerleading and dance are sports

Mia Gallo
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The discussion has gone on since what feels like the beginning of time. When asked to name a sport, most people would say basketball, football, soccer, or baseball, but competitive cheer or dance would most likely not come to mind. According to Dictionary.com, a sport is “an activity involving phy...

Karl attends Women’s Leadership Conference

Karl attends Women’s Leadership Conference

Arielle Cohen
March 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

Abigail Karl, a junior from Monmouth Beach, represented CHS at the Women's Leadership Conference on Sunday, Feb. 26. The conference was held at Monmouth University and was sponsored by Morgan Stanley. The conference consisted of a luncheon with a panel of female leaders, such as the assistant vi...

Team bonding is an important part of sports

Team bonding is an important part of sports

Emmanuella Macri
February 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Members of sports teams are encouraged to work together during sports events, but some teams also stress the importance of team bonding outside of practices and games. Junior Megan Stanislowski of Wall plays on the Wall High School varsity volleyball team and considers her teammates some of her closes...

Sports recruitments complicate college hunt

Sports recruitments complicate college hunt

Mary Kate Cashman and Kiera Gill
December 22, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Even though CHS does not have sports teams, that doesn’t stop students from excelling in sports at their home high schools and being recruited by college coaches. According to the NCAA, six percent of high school athletes compete for their college. CHS has a number of athletes who are aiming to be...

Female athletes still feel subtle sting of discrimination at all levels

Female athletes still feel subtle sting of discrimination at all levels

Meredith Prud’homme and Emmanuella Macri
December 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

It took women over 2,000 years to be allowed into the Olympic games according to Infoplease.com. Since then, female athletes are slowly becoming more accepted, but not everything is equal between the two sexes, even now. One of the biggest differences between women and men is the lack of recognition women...

CHS sports are a family affair

CHS sports are a family affair

Mia Gallo
December 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Family history and upbringings play a part in what sports students choose to pursue throughout high school and beyond. While there may not be families of the caliber of the Mannings at CHS, athleticism is definitely passed down from generation to generation in some CHS families. Some students develop...

Advanced technology has revolutionized the sports world

Advanced technology has revolutionized the sports world

Mia Gallo
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

If a modern sports fan at the Super Bowl happened to miss the winning touchdown of the game, he or she would only have to wait a couple of seconds for the instant replay. But any time before 1985, this fan would have missed the pivotal moment in the biggest football game of the year. According to T...

Athletes wear protective gear to avoid injury

Athletes wear protective gear to avoid injury

Erica Sammarco
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

In a survey of 89 CHS athletes on Oct. 19, 45 percent wear either glasses, contacts, braces or retainers in their games. Some athletes, like year-round runner and sophomore Colleen Megerle of Colts Neck, have to deal with both braces and glasses in sports. “I got contacts recently which are a lot o...

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Shannon Bradley
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many CHS students return to their home high schools to play sports. Some students began doing this as early as freshman year and began playing varsity their starting year. Senior Kat Holtz of Hazlet did not expect to start varsity as a freshman but did. She accomplished this after beating out a senio...

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Emma Wilenta
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The last few weeks of summer can be a dreaded time for students. Daunting thoughts of the upcoming school year, school supply shopping and cramming summer reading can consume the last few weeks of summertime. But for some, the tail-end of summer before a new school year are occupied with other co...

Miller leads his pack on the Wall track team and beyond

Shannon Bradley
June 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

Junior Matt Miller of Wall Township is dedicated to his track team, both on and off the field. Miller has been running on the fall and winter track and cross country teams for a total of 11 seasons. Thomas Bocchino, Miller’s track coach spoke highly of Miller. Bocchino said,”It’s been g...

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