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2018 USA Swimming Nationals Recap

2018 USA Swimming Nationals Recap

Toby Jackson, Contributing reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swim/Dive

From July 25-29, the 2018 USA Swimming National Championships were held this past summer in Irvine, CA, and the excitement was top-notch. With multiple US open, American, meet records, and a world record, the swimmers definitely put on a show. This was the most prestigious domestic event this year. With ...

Coach Clark Dribbles into the CHS Girls Basketball Program

CASEY SHOULTZ, reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

This year, CHS has introduced a new coach to the Wolfpack family—say hello to new basketball coach, Dylan Clark. Clark has experience with both playing basketball and coaching. “I have always been around that intellect, and have been coaching basketball since I was young,” Clark said. Clark...

Baseball and Softball Teams Left Without Coaches

Charlie Warren

November 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Over the past couple of years, both the baseball and softball teams have experienced turmoil in their respective coaching departments, leaving many questions unanswered for their players and fans. However, this year provides a much more daunting hurdle that both teams must face: having no coaches for...

Does Caffeine Really Give You Supreme Athletic Ability?

ELIE SCHWARTZ, reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Caffeine is adored by many and despised by others. Some people cannot live without it, and others consider it to be one of the most dangerous drugs on the market. Caffeine affects the body in physiological ways. It physically increases blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle breakdown. Chemically, caffeine...

October Athlete Of The Month

Eden Yu, head sports editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Student-athlete and CHS senior Mason Stark is the October Athlete of the Month. Stark, a seasoned athlete on the CHS varsity boys water polo team, started playing water polo during his sophomore year. He has also been playing club water polo year-round. Stark made second team all league last year, and...

Competitive and Sideline Cheer Are Now Independent

CLAIRE JUDSON, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

For the first time, CHS cheer is set to have a strictly competitive cheerleading team for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. In previous years, a cheerleader would be required to participate in sideline cheer in order to be eligible to tryout for the competitive team. This year, competition tryouts, which...

Lynch Focuses on Golf

SARAH PINO, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Esteemed physical education teacher Terrance Lynch is stepping into a new realm of sports after coaching the boys golf team for the past six years, and the football team for the last 22. Lynch assumed the position after Octavio Hernandez stepped down in order to focus on driecting ASB. Initially focused...

Cavanaugh Coaches XC

SEQUOIA CLARK, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

This year CHS alumna Kiana Cavanaugh is joining the cross country coaching staff to assist with the junior varsity and freshman girls. At CHS, Cavanaugh ran four seasons on the varsity cross country team and three seasons of track and field. After graduating in 2016, she attended UC Davis for one quarter...

JV Boys Soccer Players Aren’t Beginners; They Armas-ters

CASEY SHOULTZ, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Watch out Wolfpack—the JV soccer team is about to change for the better. This year, CHS welcomes new coach, Nathan Armas to the Pack family, and everyone is buzzing to see what he has in store. Armas has played soccer since he was four-years-old, and has played within the Claremont community since...

New Coaches Dive Into Polo

Asiya Junisbai, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last year was one of the most successful seasons that the CHS girls water polo team has ever seen. With all of the coaches’ collaboration, the frosh, JV, and varsity teams all went undefeated and were able to collectively secure the title of league champions. However, the coaching arrangement has changed...

Coach Castillo Makes a Splash

JAIDEN CURLIN, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Coach Ray Castillo, a senior currently studying at the University of La Verne studying biology, will be joining the boys (JV/Var) water polo coaching staff this season. Castillo is excited to be coaching again, after a three-year apparatus he took in order to focus on college. In high school, he was...

The Problem with Online PE

ROWAN ORLIJAN-RHYNE, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Online physical education is not functional as a class and must come to an end. The goals of online PE are usually to imbue the importance of the ideas of habitual exercise and having a good diet, but the methods employed during the course do not convince students of these important components to a healthy...

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