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Novel coronavirus infects sports: recently begun practices include novel routines

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

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

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

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

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

COVID-19 sidelines CIF fall season

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