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Varsity Tennis Welcomes Freshman

Varsity Tennis Welcomes Freshman

Sean Castro, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports, Tennis

Trying out for a sport is already tough on a lot of student athletes, but making the varsity team can be even more difficult. However, this is not the case for freshmen Caren Uribe, Jahday Drewery, and Goldie La. These three players are the first to play out of the starting lineup for the CHS Girls Varsity...

“Var-Sydney” Hwang

“Var-Sydney” Hwang

Eden Yu, Co-Head Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports, Track & Field/Cross Country

Sensational running legend, Wolfpacket Features editor, and CHS junior Sydney Hwang is the October Athlete of the Month. Hwang has been a part of the CHS Girls’ Varsity Cross Country team since freshman year. The Girls’ Varsity Cross Country team is currently ranked #8 in the U.S., with Hwang as...

P.E. Swim Unit Cancelled

Luke Kendall, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

As many have noticed, CHS is going through many changes and renovations this year. This year, the swim unit will no longer be part of the P.E. curriculum because the pool is undergoing renovations for multiple reasons based on the quality, and the administration is only allowing the pool to be used by...

McGregor Shamrocks the Boxing World

Travis Davis, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Leading up to the long anticipated boxing match titled the “Money Fight” between UFC sensation Conor McGregor and long-time middleweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., a large majority of analysts and fans were anticipating a quick first-round win for Mayweather. McGregor had lost as expected...

Too Much Credit?

Sean Castro, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Some CHS athletes play sports in order to skip P.E. during 10th-12th grade, while others play sports because they genuinely have a passion for it. However, team managers do not perform in sports at all, raising the question of whether or not they are qualified enough to receive the same amount of credits...

Nike Hijab: For Underrepresented Athletes

Nike Hijab: For Underrepresented Athletes

Paulina Gonzalez, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Sports

Nike recently released a new product to add amongst their extensive selection of sportswear–the Nike Pro Hijab. The brand is sold on a global market and has set sights for a greater audience of female Muslim athletes. It is releasing in the spring of 2018. This new product is a step forward in the accept...

Sports Drinks Not the Best Option

Katie Jung, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The runner is racing toward the finish line and sweat is running down sunkissed skin. The crowd cheers as the race is completed in record time. A sports drink is immediately placed in the runner’s hand and is gulped down, producing a smile and invigorated eyes. This scene may be a typical sports d...

Sports vs. Virtual Sports

Caden Merrill, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Video games are a staple of today’s culture.  They are a favorite pastime of children and teenagers of all ages and possess a strong presence in the entertainment and computer industries. Ironically, video games, an activity that is considered lazy by many people, have developed a strong connection ...

Goodbye Raiders

Kamran Curlin, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the near future, Oakland will no longer be the home of the silver and black. Unfortunate for some and fortunate for a few, the Raiders will be leaving the Oakland Alameda Coliseum in favor of a planned $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas. By an astounding 31-1 vote, NFL owners have approved the Raiders’...

CHS Mens’ Volleyball Switches Leagues

Ivana Estrada1, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The CHS Varsity Mens’ Volleyball team has recently changed leagues from the Pacific League to the Hacienda League and made the switch from division two to division three after having a rocky start to their season. The head varsity coach, Bernie Wendling, agreed that it was for the best that the team...

Rick Dutton Retires

Rick Dutton Retires

Aubree Trask, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the end of the 2017 school year, CHS Athletic Director and PE teacher Rick Dutton will be retiring. After working at CHS for 39 years, many are sad to see him go. Dutton has really enjoyed working here at CHS. He has never felt anything negative towards the program, always having something positiv...

El Roble Teams Bring Olympic Style Racewalking to CHS

El Roble Teams Bring Olympic Style Racewalking to CHS

Eden Yu, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Racewalkers from El Roble stood on the CHS track on Sunday, March 26th, poised and ready to start their race. Students from the El Roble racewalking team went to CHS to participate in a Fun Racewalk, which was set up by the Pilgrim Pacers, a racewalking group at Pilgrim Place. The students had the cha...

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