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CVHS’ First Girls Basketball Club

By Lamar Qaddumi, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Carnegie has been known to be an academic-oriented school and one that doesn’t partake in many traditional high school sports. But junior Esha Patel is determined to change that. Patel is the founder of the first girl’s basketball club/team at Carnegie. For several years Carnegie has had a boys b...

Spikeball: The Sport That Took Carnegie by Storm

CVHS Students play spikeball during lunch.

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Spikeball, the sport that people can’t seem to shake. If you look outside in the courtyard during lunch, you see students, but more specifically, students engaging in good old fun. That good old fun is Round Net. In its beginning years it already seems to be its prime years, since its popularity had...

Carnegie Girls Soccer Team take their First Win

Our Female Rhinos having fun and using teamwork all at once

By Sharon Vera, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

On February 3, the female Rhinos were very nervous about their game with Eastwood. The Eastwood girls soccer team is reputable for being tough- yet so is Carnegie's. This was the Carnegie Girls soccer team's first game of the season, so they hoped to start off with an amazing game and win. The ...

Boys soccer suffers a loss against Eastwood

The boys soccer team played Eastwood Academy on Feb 3, losing to the team by 4 points.

By Maria Angelica Amaya, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Eastwood 5- Carnegie 1 at Mason Park On February 3, Carnegie’s boys soccer team lost their second game to Eastwood Academy by four points.  Walking into Monday’s game, the male Rhinos were fairly confident that they would win against Eastwood. If there was one team that they could win ...

Carnegie Sprinting Into 2020 With a New Track Team

Carnegie Sprinting Into 2020 With a New Track Team

By Donovan Snell, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

This year Carnegie will be introducing its first UIL track team, sponsored by biology teacher and cross country coach Jamie Ford, and coordinated by captains junior Viana Rodriguez, and sophomore Gabi Rodriguez. The school previously didn't offer track due to the lack of resources.  “I tal...

Girls Soccer Team is Ready to Kick Balls

Girls soccer team bonding: Ashley Cabrera , Jacey Chumley , Rebeca Gabrie, Marisol Perez, Carolina Macias, Isamary Fajardo, and Katie Salinas

By Maria Angelica Amaya, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Being three years division champions, the girls' soccer team is hoping to bring this streak to their fourth season with their new Coach Macias and Captain Isamary Fajardo.  Players expressed building chemistry among team members is the foundation to a successful season.  “ I feel that there...

CVHS Loses to HAIS: 3 Seconds Lost in Last Quarter

Rhino Noah Needle, player #1 defended by Johnson, player #7 on HAIS while shooting a three-pointer.

By Lamar Qaddumi, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

CVHS 45, HAIS 48,  Regular Season Game  With Carnegie winning 3 games this season, the basketball team had come into the Jan 24 game against HAIS with hopes of continuing the streak. Friday night in Houston, Rhinos v. HAIS, the Carnegie gym was filled with supporting parents and studen...

New Players, New Coach, New Captain- New Hope for CVHS Baseball

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The CVHS baseball team is heading into spring baseball with new players, a new coach, and a brand new attitude.  Last year the baseball team had a hard time with team effort and communication for a number of reasons.  “Our coach last year wasn’t very good in my opinion, but it ...

Alisa Nance Sweeps the Battle of the Paddles: Final Score 11-4 and 11-5

Alisa Nance Sweeps the Battle of the Paddles: Final Score 11-4 and 11-5

By Charles Mueller, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

On December 13, the championship game for singles in ping pong was held.  Sophomore Kartikeya Gullapalli and sophomore Alisa Nance were battling it out for the championship. It was two games with the first ending in a score of 5-11 with Alisa sweeping. Then a similar second match followed 4-11...

Its a Runderful Season

Its a Runderful Season
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By Charles Mueller, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

This season, as usual, the CVHS girls' cross country team advanced to Regional's and then later beat the champions. This season saw the most participants in the team's history with a total of 56 runners finishing the season. “I feel like it is one of our best seasons yet as far as the guys and the...

Girls varsity volleyball unseat top tier, leaving the court with a season to remember

The 2019-2020 Varsity Girls Volleyball team.

By Gabi Rodriguez and Allegra Fernandez

November 15, 2019

The girls volleyball team topped off the season placing 2nd in the district, allowing them to advance into the elite UIL playoffs. With a striking final of 22 wins to 5 losses, the team mercilessly defeated top tier schools Lamar and Westside twice each, and took another set from rival Bellaire HS for th...

Monica Balakrishnan- Junior Olympic Fencer

Monica Balakrishnan fencing with her opponent at the convention center.

By Vivian Huynh, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Monica Balakrishnan rose early in the morning on February 15, 2019 to get ready for her fencing competition. When she found out that she met the requirements to get into this competition, she was delighted. However this was not just any normal fencing competition, this was the Junior Olympics. ...

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