Far and away the biggest sports story from 2016 has to be cross country’s dual State CIF victories, combined with an individual state title for senior Owen Bishop.
The cross-country program had been getting stronger for the past few years, but really came together under the tutelage of Coach Bill Reeves, who is in his second year.
To say this was an amazing accomplishment would be putting it mildly.
Claremont sophomore Sophie Jones battles with Walnut Sarah Kamanta for control of the ball on Monday at CHS. Jones did her part by contributing a goal to the Pack’s 5-0 victory over the Mustangs. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Jose ‘Coco’ Jarin has been fired as the head coach of the Claremont High School football program after just two years on the job. CHS Principal Brett O’Connor announced the decision in a letter that was sent to the parents of football players on Monday.Coach Jarin led the Wolfpack for two years and had a .500 winning percentage, this year the Pack was 3-7. COURIER photo Steven Felschndneff
Redlands East Valley’s Sergio Hipolito fights it out with Claremont’s Justyn Fisher on Friday during a early season tournament game in Claremont. REV did an excellent job setting up plays while the Pack was sluggish getting back on defense resulting in a 4-0 loss for Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School girls basketball never quite found their groove Tuesday night, losing to Ribet Academy 58-38 in the opening round of the annual Claremont Tournament. However, on Wednesday they turned the tables, crushing Bloomington Christian 66-10. The loss can be summed up in two unfortunate stats: The Pack had 16 turnovers and made just 16 field goals in 57 attempts. COURIER photo Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School cross country coach Bill Reeves has been telling his team all season not to peak too early. But boy, when they did, the results were spectacular as both the boys and girls teams won the Division Two State Meet on Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno.
Coming just one week after the girls team won the CIF Southern Section Division Two title, the dual win was the crowning achievement of a charmed season.
Claremont High School cross country Coach Bill Reeves has been telling his team not to peak too early but boy when they did, the results were spectacular. On Saturday, both the boys and girls teams won the Division Two State Meet at Woodward Park in Fresno.
Coming just one week after the girls team won the CIF Southern Section Division Two title, the dual win at the state meet was the crowning achievement to a charmed season.
It was a historic day for Claremont High School cross country as the girl’s team captured the first CIF title in school history Saturday in Riverside.
The charge was lead once again by senior Annie Boos, who captured sixth place, with the entire squad cruising right behind, giving the Pack a nearly 50-point advantage over second-place Anaheim Canyon High School.
Claremont High School cross country got the job done during the Division 2 Southern Section Prelims last Saturday, saving their big effort for the finals this weekend at Riverside.
Claremont boys won their heat with a score of 95 and team time of 1:17:02, which was just a tad slower than Loyola.
Senior Luke Pulver scores Claremont’s third goal early into the Pack’s 14-9 defeat of visiting Yorba Linda in the opening round of the CIF Tournament. The Mustangs scored first and were tied with Claremont until Pulver’s goal put the Pack in the lead and they never looked back. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Top ranked Claremont High School cross-country finished another great season of competition on Saturday, winning the Palomares League title on the Legg Lake course at Whittier Narrows Park.
Claremont Coach Bill Reeves said the course was flat and weather conditions were cool, Making for very low times.
Owen Bishop was the top finisher for the Pack coming in second place at 5:02 just one second behind Alaya phenom Steven Khan.
The Claremont High School girls volleyball team celebrates their 3-0 victory over Sonora High School in the first round of the CIF southern section playoffs on Tuesday in Claremont. The Pack will be back in action on Thursday in the second round game against Gahr. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School water polo easily defeated Diamond Bar Wednesday, but remains in second place in Palomares League standings after falling to Ayala on Tuesday.
“I think yesterday’s game was draining both emotionally and physically,” Claremont coach Kristin Rodriguez said about the loss to Ayala. “It was competitive the whole way, back and forth the whole time. We had some unfortunate calls against us and got beat up pretty bad in front of the cage."
Claremont High School’s Maryn Santiago drives off the third tee on Wednesday during the Palomares League Finals at Western Hills Country Club in Chino Hills. None of the Pack’s six varsity players made the cut for the CIF individual match however Santiago and teammate Juliana Gomez were named to the second team all Palomares League.