Equestrian struggles in early season

Equestrian struggles in early season

Despite a series of setbacks, the equestrian team has found several successes in their first two shows. “It’s such a hard sport to talk about because you can’t really say an overall team goal for us because we are such a small team,” team captain Skyler Calkins ’20 said. Equestrian is unique in that players […]

New coach to helm football program

The Athletic Department announced Tuesday that Michael Burnett will take over as the Football Program Head for the 2018 season. Burnett most recently coached at Tuscarora High School in Leesburg, Virginia, leading the Huskies to an overall record of 77-24.  Burnett’s accolades include recognition as the NFL Don Shula National High School Coach of the […]

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

By the time Ashlee Wong ’18 finishes basketball practice, it’s already dark outside. Even after a two-hour-long practice, Wong’s night is just beginning. She still has a full schedule of homework and studying to finish before school the next day. It’s worse for some of her teammates. Wong lives only 15 minutes from campus, while […]

Ruggles resigns as football program head

Ruggles resigns as football program head

In posts uploaded to Twitter, Instagram and the school website Thursday afternoon, the Athletic Department announced that football program head Scot Ruggles resigned from his position. “I have truly enjoyed my six years at Harvard-Westlake,” Ruggles said in post on the school website. “We have accomplished some amazing things as a football program and I […]

Sharpe Shooting: an inside look

Sharpe Shooting: an inside look

The wooden arrow hurtled at cross-country coach Tim Sharpe’s thigh. Thirty years ago in the Michigan woods, his friend’s finger slipped while stretching out his bow, letting an arrow hurtle point blank at Sharpe’s leg. He fell to the ground upon impact, but something in his pocket had braced most of the hit — a […]

Football extends unbeaten streak to five games

Football extends unbeaten streak to five games

Backed by breakout performances from quarterback Jameson Wang ’20 and wide receiver Cam Jones ’18, the football team routed Dominguez 54-31 to finish their non-league slate undefeated. The offense again recorded strong numbers, though not in a familiar way. For the first time this season, the Wolverines leaned heavily on their air attack, throwing both […]

Football wins third straight to open season

Coming off of two consecutive victories at home, the football team won its first away game of the season against Garfield 27-19. The Wolverines’s rushing attack accounted for all four of their touchdowns. Quarterback Jameson Wang ’20 ran for three scores, all coming on read-option runs. Playing in just his second game at halfback, Jake […]

Alumnus reaches Major League Baseball

The Atlanta Braves called up Max Fried ’12 from their Double-A affiliate to join the team’s bullpen August 5. Fried was the seventh overall pick in the MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres in 2012, but his first appearance with the Braves will be his major league debut. The left-handed pitcher is the Braves’ No. 10 prospect, known for his […]

Renovations to weight room complete

Renovations to weight room complete

The weight room underwent a renovation this summer to accommodate a larger number of athletes with an improved layout and new equipment. Strength coach Sarah Mock said that the room’s new capacity will increase efficiency in training, allowing twice as many athletes as the previous version to train at once. Now, multiple teams are able […]

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