Liam McNair, 13, won a state championship in the juvenile A category during California Judo Invitational Tournament recently in Cerritos. The El Roble seventh grade student has been taking judo lessons for 9-years at the San Gabriel Japanese Community Center. His sister Eileen McNair, who is now 17, was featured in the COURIER in 2007 when she placed second in the same competition. Liam will now head to Dallas for Junior Nationals on June 26th.
The Vivian Webb School’s softball team is having a stellar year. The Gauls took first place in their league with an impressive 14-2 record and followed up on Thursday with a 9-0 rout of visiting Rio Hondo Prep in the first round of the CIF tournament. The team has just 11 girls, but no seniors which bodes well for their continued success next year. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
After 34 years and back-to-back losses in the national title match in 2013 and 2014, the No. 1 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team is bringing the national championship trophy back to Claremont. Photo Ellen Friedlander
Brittany Attaway, Nadine Valdez, Roe Keirns and Chloe Amarilla all had their final home game on Tuesday as the Pack took on visiting South Hills. Overheard from the South Hills dugout at the top of the sixth inning on Thursday: “This is going to be a big inning. I can just feel it.” Boy,was that an understatement.
South Hills defeated Claremont High School 7-0 on Thursday in Claremont, anchored by an explosive sixth inning during which the Huskies could do nothing wrong, putting six runs on the board. Photo by Brett O’Connor
Claremont High School boys tennis capped off a winning season by defeating the visiting Bonita Bearcats, 12-6, in the final match of the season.
The Pack moves into this week’s Palomares League finals as the second place team with a record of 8-2, both losses were to first place Diamond Bar. The doubles team of Naveen Mohideen and Eric Davis swept the competition. Check out our complete sports round-up inside.
Claremont senior Ryan Betancourt slides under the tag of Glendora’s Caleb Watkins to steal second during the fifth inning of the Pack’s league match up with the Tartans on Wednesday at CHS. Claremont played a pretty good game but had trouble getting clutch hits and left many runners on base, which ultimately led to their 4-1 defeat. Be sure to check out our complete sports coverage inside. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Last Thursday evening, many members of the Claremont High School girls varsity track team left campus thinking that even though they had strong individual performances, the team had lost the meet. Turns out, they were wrong.
An error in the initial results tabulation had Glendora narrowly defeating Claremont, but in fact, the Pack edged out the Tartans 73-63.
In an apparent show of solidarity four girls varsity distance runners Jax Heckers, left, Janelle Baeskens, Tess Rounds, and Annie Boos cross the finish line to sweep the 1600-meter event on Thursday during a dual, boys and girls, track meet with visiting Glendora. In very close competition, Glendora was initially declared the winner but a calculation error reversed the result giving the victory to the Pack 73-63. The boys also won by 84-47. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont High School varsity softball team won their Palomares League opening game over Ayala, 4-3, on Wednesday in Chino Hills.
The Pack came out swinging, getting on the board first when freshman Lani Moreno hit a double, and then scored on a single by pitcher senior Roe Keirns. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Casa Colina Outdoor Adventures will offer the 20th Land Meets Sea Sports Camp from August 5 to 7 in Long Beach at Marine Stadium and other sites in the area.
People with varying abilities will have the opportunity to participate in numerous sports activities including hand cycling, jet skiing, water skiing, outrigger canoeing and sailing.
Claremont High School varsity baseball won their home conference game against Diamond Bar by 6-5 last Friday. The Brahmas out-hit the Pack by 8-6, but also had four errors to help Claremont stay on top for the win.
Diamond Bar led until the fourth inning when Claremont got three runs to go ahead 4-3. The Brahmas answered back in the fifth with two runs and recaptured the lead. The advantage was short-lived, as the Pack also scored in the fifth and followed up with a run in the seventh to get the win.
Sophomore Katrina Strash is the fastest breaststroke swimmer on the Claremont team and she did not disappoint on Wednesday taking second in the 100-meter event. However the girls varsity team lost to Diamond Bar, 117-53, while the boys varsity team lost by 127-43. Be sure to check out our complete CHS sports coverage inside. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
After losing the first game on Tuesday, Claremont High School Varsity Volleyball Coach Bernie Wendling told his team to toughen up and start focusing on the game. It seemed to work, as the Wolfpack rallied to defeat visiting Glendale High 3-2 in an exciting Pacific League match.
From the start, Glendale came out swinging and forced Claremont to play catch-up, with the Nitros doing a better job of putting plays together with superior communication. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High senior Ryan Betancourt tags out Covina sophomore Austin Wolford after Wolford attempted to steal second base, ending the third inning on Tuesday at CHS. The pack had 13 hits to the Colts three but only won by a single run at 3-2. Be sure to see our complete story. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff