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Hockey: Underappreciated on West Coast

Caden Merrill, Reporter

April 13, 2017

Across the span of the sports universe, it is accurate to say that some sports receive more recognition than others.  For example, soccer is wildly popular throughout the UK and South America, but has had mild popularity among Americans.  Compare this to baseball, which is only popular throughout the ...

CHS Alumnus Endeavors to Climb the Seven Summits

CHS Alumnus Endeavors to Climb the Seven Summits

Dorothy Gadsby, Reporter

December 1, 2016

Some may say that life's a climb, or give a cheesy quote referring challenges to mountains that must be overcome. However,  32 year old Tom Bicksler could probably give whatever inspirational mountain mantra desired, while standing at the top of one the seven summits in the world. The former Cl...

Students Aid Athletic Trainers

Students Aid Athletic Trainers

Maisa Hamida, Reporter

February 4, 2016

Athletic trainers are healthcare professionals who provide emergency care, clinical diagnosis,injury assistance, analysis on medical conditions, and medicine that helps athletes when they are injured or sick. Senior Julia Cisneros and junior Amanda Flores, two of the student athletic trainers at CHS,...

Unique Sports Outside of CHS

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

February 3, 2016

There are many competitive sports at CHS that students are able to join, but the only sports offered are the more well-known sports such as football, soccer, basketball, etc. Although there is a wide range of sports, there are also a lot of students who have interests in other sports that are not offered...

The Cycling Club Gears up for the New Season

Sarah Lee, Reporter

December 4, 2015

There are many sports that are optional to students at CHS, but unfortunately, biking is not one of those sports. Even though biking is not one of the choices at CHS, Jonathan Chang and sophomore Noah Libeskind decided to share their passion for biking by creating a team called the Claremont Mountain Biking Team. Chang is one of the...

Rugby Does Not Score Big With American Audiences

Isabelle Allison, Reporter

October 28, 2015

Rugby is a team game played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, or passed from hand to hand.There are two main types of rugby, including rugby league and rugby union. Rugby union is said to be a more complicated game than rugby league due to the presence of more rules; rugby union is compared...

Sports Injuries Q&A with Athletic Trainer Heather Pedevillano

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

October 28, 2015

Heather Pedevillano is the head athletic trainer here at CHS. Pedevillano is a certified athletic trainer and is in charge of all sports teams. She has been working at CHS since the fall of 2003. Q: Is there a related reason why students are injured during games and practices or do you think they al...

Dance, Aditi Chitre, Dance: Kuchipudi & the Art of Balancing Pots

Dance, Aditi Chitre, Dance: Kuchipudi & the Art of Balancing Pots

Ohana Durantes, Reporter

October 2, 2015

Historically, people have always taken pride in their individuality and relished the idea of expressing themselves in unique styles. These can include poetry, drawing, writing, or fashion, but for sophomore Aditi Chitre, dance is her passion. Chitre is a dedicated Kuchipudi dancer. Kuchipudi is a ve...

Davis Develops a Unique Set of Skills in a Very Unlikely Game

Sophia Jung, Reporter

April 21, 2015

Bubble hockey is a table arcade game made by Innovative Concepts in Entertainment (ICE). In 1982 in Clarence, New York, ICE began manufacturing fun hockey games, also known as bubble hockey, rod hockey, table hockey, or dome hockey. It is called these names because of the large dome or “bubble” enclosing...

CHS Students Partake in Paintball and Airsoft as Fun Hobbies

CHS Students Partake in Paintball and Airsoft as Fun Hobbies

Joshua Wang, Reporter

April 21, 2015

Many individuals would define games such as paintball and airsoft as recreational activities, but others, including sophomores Ethan Yeoh and Joseph Rogers, believe that they are actual sports. Yeoh enjoys paintball, which is a sport that recreates a military combat zone where players shoot guns with...

Martial Arts Gets a Kick From Many Students Here in Claremont

Sarah Lee, Reporter

March 3, 2015

Martial arts is a traditional skill that, in the past, was solely used as self defense. Since then, martial arts is not only used to protect oneself, but can also be a hobby. Many CHS students are involved in these sports, including freshman Gina Gonzales. “My friend wanted to try martial arts,...

Athletic Trainers at CHS Strive to Help Athletes with Injuries

Bridget Englebert, Reporter

January 30, 2015

There are many sports at Claremont High School where injuries can occur. They can happen whether the sport is on a field, ice, or any other place; getting hurt is a part of the sport. When accidents occur, teammates might not always know what to do, but thanks to the athletic trainer and her students...

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