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The ongoing PE-credit dilemma: How are student-athletes receiving their credits?

The ongoing PE-credit dilemma: How are student-athletes receiving their credits?

Boushra Bettir, Reporter February 26, 2021

As worried as CHS athletes already are about how sports will operate during the pandemic, how they will properly receive their PE credits is another overwhelming factor that worries athletes even more....

Wellness Within: Pets and their effect on mental and physical health

Wellness Within: Pets and their effect on mental and physical health

Casey Shoultz, Sports Editor January 25, 2021

It is a cold day in Southern California, and with predictions of upcoming rain storms and winds ahead, and you would normally decide to lie in bed, perhaps watch a new Netflix series, and eat varieties...

The silhouette of a sports fan watches a baseball game from home, yet the

A fish out of water: being a sports fan in a global pandemic

Charlie Warren, Sports Editor January 25, 2021

Ok, have a little bit of a confession to make: watching sports this past year has been incredibly dull. Phew. I said it. It’s out there. Apathy just seemed to creep in, slowly but surely, like a...

To go or not to go: inside perspectives on attending athletic practices during Claremont’s most severe COVID-19 surge

To go or not to go: inside perspectives on attending athletic practices during Claremont’s most severe COVID-19 surge

As reported in a previous article, all CHS sports practices were halted on Nov. 30. Despite LA County being an epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic and the continual surge of cases after fall and winter...

Pandemic fitness log: a horror story

Pandemic fitness log: a horror story

Meghan Mason, News Editor December 14, 2020

The following is a printout of a daily fitness tracker report of a CHS student. This brave student agreed to share it anonymously with the Wolfpacket, and the Wolfpacket is reprinting it here as a public...

Pandemic practices are blood on the hands of the CHS administration and athletic department

Pandemic practices are blood on the hands of the CHS administration and athletic department

Asiya Junisbai, Opinions Editor December 14, 2020

Though the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been horrific, the federal government does not hold quite all of the blame for the ever-growing cases and ever-growing deaths that have already...

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Pandemic athletics update: state championships, practices cancelled

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, Sports Editor December 14, 2020

In March of 2020, life, including high school athletics, was put on indefinite hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the fall, some sports which were scheduled to begin competition in early January, or...

Cross-country coach Brittany Carvalho takes a runner's temperature as a part of mandatory, daily health screenings done on each athlete.

Novel coronavirus infects sports: recently begun practices include novel routines

Melina Tisopulos and Michael Ball November 16, 2020

Although the first chance for academic life in Claremont to return to some semblance of normalcy is February, the possibility for a somewhat typical routine is far greater for athletics. At the moment,...

Soccer player DeMott and golfer Reis navigate the altered terrain of athletic recruiting

Soccer player DeMott and golfer Reis navigate the altered terrain of athletic recruiting

David Begazo, Reporter October 26, 2020

Every year, college sports teams look at the most talented high school athletes in the country and try to recruit them. Many high school athletes, especially seniors, give it their all to make a lasting...

A soccer game takes place at dusk in Arizona, where club sports are permitted to compete.

Dual perspectives: Should club sports competitions be resumed at this time?

Melina Tisopulos and Casey Shoultz October 26, 2020

No (Melina Tisopulos): Club sports are a public health risk not worth taking As the COVID-19 outbreak progressed, devoted athletes had no choice but to watch their beloved sports be taken away from...

Juniors Dago Lopez (left) and Brody Henderson (right) compete in the 3200-meter race.

Cross-country’s prowess stands the trials of time and the tribulations of COVID-19

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, Head Sports Editor October 26, 2020

Runners’ bodies lurch and glide around the orange-red oval under the stadium lights. A speaker blares pop music. Coaches shout advice and stand ready with stopwatches. Still, that familiar, roaring...

Junior Xavier Ascencio (center right), freshman Nicky Venegas (center left), and other cross-country runners complete a core routine during their practice on Saturday.

COVID-19 sidelines CIF fall season

Izzy Thomas, Reporter October 5, 2020

The usual sounds of fall—the loudspeaker blaring into the evening sky, the roaring of an ecstatic crowd, and the clanging of the marching band’s instruments in the football stands—will not be heard...

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