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Water polo has Senior Night

Debbie Tien, Op-Ed editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Water Polo

Putting on their swim gear Tuesday, Jan. 23, the varsity water polo girls geared up for a match against Chino. For Chino, it may have just been another away game, but for Charter Oak, it was Senior Night . Senior Night recognizes the senior team members as they play a home game. Senior varsity water...

Faltering start, terrific end

Faltering start, terrific end

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Football

Forty-three minutes to Westlake High School is the time it would take to see the Chargers dominate the field on Friday, Nov.17. The Chargers prepared day after day for their chance to be CIF Champions by advancing from the quarter-final round of CIF Play. The Westlake record was 9-2; they had won their ...

Disappointing end to phenomenal season

Disappointing end to phenomenal season

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Football

In the first quarter, Charter Oak’s Gabriel Trujillo, senior, kicked a field goal within the first two minutes putting three points on the scoreboard to start the semi-final game of the CIF Division Three playoffs. The Rancho Verde Mustangs then intercepted the ball and ran 67 yards for the firs...

Hacienda League Champions

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Football

On Friday, Nov. 3, the Charter Oak Chargers ran onto the field hoping it would not be for their last time. The game was an expected win, knowing that West Covina had only beat Walnut and Temple City--the two lowest teams in the league. The game ended up being a breeze for the Chargers with a 52...

Driving it home at the Homecoming game

Driving it home at the Homecoming game

Amanda Figueroa, Copy editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Football

On Friday, Oct. 27, the night of the Homecoming game, the Chargers cemented their ninth consecutive win this season with a score of 48-10. They played against the Chino High School Cowboys in their fourth league game. Coach Dominic Farrar was proud of the outcome of the game and his team. “Tonight...

Volleyball takes loss

Volleyball takes loss

Sarah Keller, Copy editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

On Oct. 24, girl's varsity volleyball played against West Covina for their final game. The crowd was full of excited, eager spectators from both teams. Before the game started, the CO seniors were recognized with balloons and flowers since it was their last home game. After that, it was time to star...

Girl’s tennis dominate on Senior Night

Girl’s tennis dominate on Senior Night

Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Girls Tennis

On Thursday, Oct. 19, the women’s varsity tennis team played their hardest against the West Covina Cowboys to commemorate the seniors that would be leaving this year.  Friends and family gathered with posters and flowers for the eight seniors who would be ending their high school tennis career this ...

Tennis pulls off the win

Priscila Manzo, Editor in chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Girls Tennis

On Oct. 10, the Charter Oak Girls Tennis team went against Los Altos High School in a match that had everyone anticipating the final score. During the first round, most of the CO players won. Skyanne Light, junior, and Breanna Ramos, senior, both won their individual first round with scores of 6-...

Water polo: A question of confidence?

Water polo: A question of confidence?

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/podcast designer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Water Polo

Charter Oak’s Varsity Boys water polo team are picking up speed after a slow start to the season. According to MaxPreps, they had some impressive wins, including victories over Hillcrest and La Sierra. However, Thursday was a loss to Chino High School 9-19. “The season is going extremely well,” sa...

Running for cross country

Running for cross country

Charlene Morentin, Feature editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Cross Country

The  league meet on Oct. 4 was at Bonelli Park CO's second meet of the season. While they were geared for success, the varsity boys team earned multiple high scores that ultimately did not allow them to place them high. The boy's varsity team placed sixth with a score of 139. The fifth place team sc...

Cross country: match 2

Debbie Tien, Opinion editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Cross Country

Girls cross country geared up and ran their second meet on Oct. 4 at Boneli Park.  They ran against Chino, Diamond Ranch, Los Altos, Walnut and West Covina. Treading along in 90 degree heat, the girls took on the steep terrain and tried to match up agains serious competitors. Charter Oak came in...

Lady Chargers defeat Cowgirls

Lady Chargers defeat Cowgirls

Adrian Llamas, Business Manager

October 6, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, girls’ varsity volleyball played against Chino High School and had their first win in league. Both high school played hard and went into five sets. In the first set, Charter Oak started with the ball, and co-captain Lily Montoya, senior, served. Chino, however, got the first...

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