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International Surfers take over the podium at the North Shore in the 2020 Volcom Pipe Pro

International Surfers take over the podium at the North Shore in the 2020 Volcom Pipe Pro

Toby Jackson, Guest Reporter

March 20, 2020

Hello, CHS. I am a 2019 grad of CHS and I am currently taking a gap year before attending Boston University this fall. I will study finance and computer science and I will be on the swim team competing for BU. Currently, I am spending a couple of months on the north shore of Oahu doing an internship...

Coed 4×400-meter relay hurdles tradition as a new event

Coed 4×400-meter relay hurdles tradition as a new event

Ady Bolinger, Reporter

February 26, 2020

With such controversy surrounding gender-separated sports in today’s day and age, one may be left wondering what progress society has made to create sporting events more inclusive. The world of sports, from the professional level to the high school one, has taken a step forward via the addition of...

Varsity basketball falls to Colony

Varsity basketball falls to Colony

Hana Hashioka, Reporter

February 26, 2020

On Feb. 4, 2020, Claremont Boys’ Varsity Basketball endured a tough loss to the Colony High School Titans for their last home game of the season. An exceptionally large crowd of fans attended to celebrate the seniors at their senior night. The Pack’s five starters were seniors Jacob Lopez, Frank...

Remembering Kobe Bryant: forever live the Mamba Mentality

Remembering Kobe Bryant: forever live the Mamba Mentality

Stephen Nazareth and Meghan Mason

February 26, 2020

‘Everything negative — pressure, challenges — is all an opportunity for me to rise.” —Kobe Bryant The tragic helicopter crash killing Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people on January 26th, was a stark reminder of how fragile life really is. Bryant joined the Los Angeles Lakers...

Do transgender athletes have an advantage in sports?

Meghan Mason, Reporter

January 28, 2020

The current generation of high school students is more inclusive and accepting of a diverse range of gender identities than any previous generation. While today’s older generations grew up in a time when there was no social recognition of the wide range of gender identities, young people today are...

Blowout games: a boon or a burden to competitive sports?

Stephen Nazareth and Charlie Warren

January 28, 2020

Stephen Nazareth - Reporter The hot sun beats down on the backs of a demoralized football team. The score: 45-0, and it is only halftime. This type of situation, while rare, is familiar for any person who has competed in sports at some point in their lives. Now, some schools are taking action to prevent...

Color guard gets a period; why are other teams different?

Color guard gets a period; why are other teams different?

Dilyn Lopez, Reporter

January 28, 2020

While the traditional notion of a class includes pencils, desks, and erasers, maybe it is time to revise that “textbook” definition to include classes without textbooks and allow antsy athletes a period to practice their sport during the school day. Many students at CHS are on sports teams, and with...

CHS athletes all have guts, but only select sports get glory

CHS athletes all have guts, but only select sports get glory

Kathryn Enriquez, Reporter

January 28, 2020

Today’s youth have options to participate in a variety of different sports from a young age, and while their interests and a wide array of sports are still present in high school, it is obvious that the popularity of individual sports among the student populace at CHS is uneven. Sports such as football...

Claremont Cross-Country Shows Support for Saugus High School

Claremont Cross-Country Shows Support for Saugus High School

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, Assistant Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

Often, we feel helpless in the face of tragedy, and that we cannot do anything to make change, but we can show empathy for victims of the many menaces of the world, and make efforts to reach out — even small actions have the potential to change the world for the better, no matter how cliché it sounds....

Claremont Turkey Trot Draws Dedicated Participants Despite Rain

Meghan Mason, Reporter

December 14, 2019

The rain beat down on the Claremont sidewalks on the morning of November 28th 2019, but the town’s strongest citizens braved the harsh weather in order to compete in the city’s annual Thanksgiving Day race, the Claremont Sunrise Rotary-Turkey Trot. The yearly fundraiser, run by the Claremont Rotary...

CHS Girls Varsity Tennis Hits New Highs

Kathryn Enriquez, Reporter

December 14, 2019

Girls varsity tennis made CHS history, placing second in the CIF Division II Team Championship. For the final match, the girls faced the Woodbridge Warriors at the Claremont Club. The teams had tied on sets at 9-9 with the tiebreaker determined by the won games. In a narrow finish the Warriors edged...

Claremont Cross-Country Celebrates Another Season of Success

Dilyn Lopez, Reporter

December 14, 2019

Claremont’s beloved cross-country team has had their fair share of wins this season. Throughout the summer and fall, they put much time and effort to succeed in the sport that they love. To cap off their season, the girls’ team placed seventh at the Nov. 30th CIF State Championships, led by junior...

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