Goals missing in Mission League play

The boys’ soccer team entered the season with a first-year head coach and facing a gauntlet of winter break tournaments. Over a ten-day stretch, the players participated in eight games, from which the team has emerged as a unit, prepared to take aim at a playoff run. The squad had four wins, three losses and […]

Boys’ soccer secures second consecutive tie

Boys’ soccer secures second consecutive tie

The boys’ soccer team tied the second consecutive league game 0-0 against St. Francis Jan. 6. Boys’ Soccer records its second straight 0-0 tie in Mission League play in tonight’s game vs. St. Francis. A photo posted by Harvard-Westlake Athletics (@hwathletics) on Jan 6, 2017 at 9:53pm PST This tie follows a similar 0-0 fixture against […]

Team loses in league semifinals

After losing in the first round of the Los Angeles Field Hockey Association playoffs in the 2015 season, the squad rebounded to advance to the semifinals this season. After beating the then-reigning champions, Edison, in the first game of the season, the squad cruised to a 15-3-3 overall record and an undefeated 8-0 league record, […]

League-leading team seeks championship

League-leading team seeks championship

Following its 6-0 defeat of Glendora, the field hockey team’s strong play has led them to an overall record of 11-1-3 and a league record of 5-0, as the players set their sight on the playoffs. The squad has not lost a game since its Sept. 6 contest against Huntington Beach High School and have […]

Squad hopes to improve on last season’s record

Squad hopes to improve on last season’s record

Varsity field hockey will be dependent on both their veterans and new players to lead the team to success after finishing last season with a 7-9-1 overall record. After a few consecutive successful seasons, the team finished last year with a mediocre record. However, the Field Hockey Program Head, Erin Creznic, said that was to be […]

Q&A with Hailey de la Vara ’17

Q&A with Hailey de la Vara ’17

When and how did you start playing softball?  How long have you been playing for?  I started playing softball when I was eight years old. At first, I was kind of forced into playing since I had an older brother who had been playing for years. I have been playing for eight years now. What […]

Chronicle releases new iPhone app

Chronicle releases new iPhone app

The Chronicle released its new iPhone app this week. Clinton Grusd ’95, who founded the technology company Wermz, offered to develop the app. Wermz is a technology platform that develops news apps quickly and cheaply. “We didn’t want to take away from the paper, but wanted to enhance it,” Grusd said. “We plugged the site […]

Chronicle adviser to depart

Upper school Communications Department Head and Chronicle adviser Melissa Wantz is leaving her position after one year. Former journalist and adviser to The Occidental Weekly at Occidental College Jim Burns has been hired to oversee the program next year. Wantz taught three sections of journalism classes, advised the quarterly sports magazine Big Red and served […]