Cyclist readies for Paralympics, with help from friends

Local cyclists came out in force Sunday to support Bagels for Bosco, a fundraiser for Upland phenom Samantha Bosco, and her attempt to medal at the Paralympics next month in Rio de Janeiro. To help pay for travel costs and other expenses, 42nd Street Bagels agreed to give Bosco 20 percent of sales during Sunday’s regular hours, and a steady stream of fellow cyclists braved the summer heat to help send her to Brazil.

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Eighth, ninth graders invited to CHS baseball camp

Claremont High School is hosting a summer baseball camp for any incoming freshmen or eighth graders. From August 11 to August 13 starting at 2 p.m. each day, students interested in playing can get a glimpse of what Claremont High School baseball truly entails. This camp will help to build a foundation through field drills, including hitting, throwing, and other daily drills.

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Fundraiser for local Paralympian

U.S. Paralympian Samantha Bosco accepts a donation from local bicycling club Impact Racing on Sunday during a fundraising event for Ms. Bosco at 42nd Street Bagels in Claremont. The restaurant gave her 20% of proceeds during their regular hours Sunday in order to offset expenses for Ms. Bosco’s trip to Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympics next month. Ms. Bosco’s was born with a posteromedial bow of the tibia and a calcaneal valgus foot, which required many surgeries.

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Former CHS hurdler comes just shy of Olympic bid

Track and field phenom and Claremont High School graduate Kori Carter narrowly missed an opportunity to compete in the Olympic Games, falling one place short of the cut with a fourth place finish in the final heat of the 400-meter hurdles at the US Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon. The former star hurdler for Stanford University came in just behind third-place finisher Sydney McLaughlin on Sunday. McLaughlin, 16, is the youngest track and field Olympic participant since 1976.

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