Claremont High School’s Baron Franklin drives for the basket past a pair of Damien players on Wednesday during varsity basketball action in La Verne. The Spartans out played the Pack for the first three quarters and had a comfortable lead going into the final quarter. CHS rallied and got within one point with about two minutes to play but were not able to capture the lead and ended in a 59-54 loss. Check out our complete high school sports coverage including a slideshow. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont Golf Course may be gone, but the longtime fixture’s youth programs have found a new home. The junior golf clinic starts at its new location at the Marshall Canyon Golf Course in La Verne on Saturday, February 15.
The clinic, led by Bruce Thompson of the former Claremont Golf Course and Marshall Canyon’s head golf professional Kenny Murray, will run for four consecutive Saturdays.
In its first Sierra League match, the Claremont High School boys soccer team topped the Ayala Bulldogs, 2-0, on the road on to move to 8-3-2 on the season.
The win gave the Wolfpack their sixth win in seven games and their third road victory of the season, making them a perfect 3-0-1 on the road this year.
Behind a stingy defense and a selective offensive approach, Claremont took a 1-0 lead into the half and looked to be in control with its tempo and ball handling. Check out our complete sports coverage inside. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School’s Emma Dowd gets tangled up with Temple City’s Krysten Proctor on Tuesday during girls’ varsity water polo action at CHS. Hampered by missed opportunities the Pack trailed for most of the game but rallied late in the final quarter ending regulation in a tie. The girls effectively controlled the momentum during the two overtime periods and finally came out on top by a score of 10-9. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff.
The Claremont boys basketball team is heading into the new year with a record of 10-4, having won their last seven games dating back to Decmber 19. Seniors Chris Edward and Omar Mahmoud have each played a significant role in the Wolfpack’s hot start. Edward leads the team with 17.1 PPG, with Mahmoud averaging 12.4 PPG. As a team, the Pack is shooting nearly 50 percent from the field and is averaging 63.3 PPG. Check out our complete sports coverage inside.
Junior forwards Ryley Settles and Julia Cantrell scored two goals a piece to lead Claremont to a 5-0 win over Glendora on Tuesday at CHS. The victory gave the Wolfpack their fourth win of the season with three losses and one tie.
In its first home match of the year, Claremont showed why they would contend for a top spot in the tough Sierra League. Check out our complete high school coverage inside.
Claremont High School senior Jessica Abrolat tries to steal the ball from Ontario Christian junior Anna Spykstra during a recent girls varsity basketball game at CHS. The Pack easily handled the visiting Knights out scoring their opponent in every quarter for a final score of 57-24. Check out our complete high school sports coverage inside. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The boys and girls basketball teams are off to a hot start this season, combining to go 3-0 in their first three contests this season.
The boys team, 2-0, has been impressive right out of the gates, with wins over Azusa on Monday and Rowland on Tuesday in the Sierra Vista Winter Tip-Off Tournament. The Wolfpack defeated Azusa, 80-21, and took it to Rowland, 59-36, the next night.
Claremont High School cross country had a very good day in the CIF Southern Section Division II finals last weekend at Mt. San Antonio College.
The competition was tough, however, the girls team came in 7th place with a combined score of 157, which is good enough to qualify for the California State Championships, which will be held this weekend at Woodward Park in Fresno. The boys’ team came in 9th with a score of 231, missing the cut for the state finals by two places.
Claremont High School seniors Merin Arft, left, and Megan Renken run shoulder-to-shoulder on Saturday during the second mile of the girls’ cross county CIF Southern Section Division II finals at Mount San Antonio College. The girls’ team finished the race in seventh place, earning them a spot at the California State Championships meet next week at Woodward Park in Fresno. Be sure to check out our complete sports report in the Friday edition. COURIER photo/Ryan Gann
Living a healthy lifestyle has its own rewards, but Bill and Grace Moremen don’t mind the medals it brings them either.
The active Claremont couple has enjoyed many shared interests and hobbies over their 60 years of marriage, but none as distinguished as race walking. The Pilgrim Place residents have made their mark on this sport both at home and abroad. Their living room display case is a testament to their journey, brimming with awards from a slew of races that include nine international competitions. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
CHS volleyball saw its season come to an end on Tuesday after falling to Laguna Beach, 3-1, in the first round of CIF.
After a 25-21 win in the first set against the Breakers, the Wolfpack looked to be in good shape entering the remaining frames. The second set proved to be tighter than the first, with Laguna Beach edging out Claremont 26-24 to tie the match at one-all. Despite opening play aggressively in the first set, the Wolfpack were unable to gain any momentum after their second-set loss, coming up short 25-19 in the third set and 25-23 in the fourth. Check out our complete sports coverage inside.
After going 1-3 in the Steve Pal Tournament at El Modena on Friday and Saturday, the Claremont boys water polo team won their fourth consecutive Sierra League match over Chino Hills on Tuesday, pending the outcome of yesterday’s match against Charter Oak.
Claremont started off hot in the first quarter against he Huskies, jumping out to a 5-0 lead. The Wolfpack outscored Chino Hills in each of the next two periods, taking a 12-3 lead into the fourth quarter. Check out our complete CHS sports coverage inside.