Boys’ basketball advances to second round of CIF State Division 2 Playoffs

Harvard-Westlake defeated Mater Dei Catholic in Chula Vista Wednesday night, 59-51. The Crusaders lead the Wolverines 15-8 by the end of the first quarter, but by the half the players had narrowed the gap to 25-21. However, they continued to trail until the fourth quarter. The Wolverines will continue on to play top seeded Alemany Saturday […]

School creates new faculty council for athletic mission statement

Harvard-Westlake has become a recognizable name in the high school sports community. With standout athletes such as Cassius Stanley ’19 and Johnny Juzang ’20, alongside a boys’ basketball State Championship victory and a nationally ranked girls’ basketball team elevating the school’s athletic reputation. Concerned about how this growing prominence of athletics will affect the Harvard-Westlake […]

Door closes on Open Division aspirations

When the CIF-Southern Section released the 16 teams which qualified for Open Division play, the Wolverines were stuck on the outside looking in. As outsiders, it’ll be much more difficult for these defending state champions to stay gold. Instead of a playoff game against either Sierra Canyon or Chino Hills, boys’ basketball will compete to […]

Squad gains valuable experience

Squad gains valuable experience

The football team spent its season adjusting to a lineup filled with underclassmen. They finished with a final overall recorded of 3-8 and a league record of 0-5. “Our team was extremely young with multiple sophomores and freshman starting on all phases of the game,” Captain Odin Hernandez ’17 said. “However, as the season went […]

Collins brothers speak in support of Clinton at DNC

Collins brothers speak in support of Clinton at DNC

Jason Collins ’97 and Jarron Collins ’97 spoke in support of Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton on the first day of the Democratic National Convention on July 25 in Philadelphia. Jason became the first openly gay professional basketball player in 2013 when he came out in a Sports Illustrated article. He said that he came […]

Numbers Game: boys volleyball uses stats to analyze the game

Numbers Game: boys volleyball uses stats to analyze the game

There is always a video camera trained on the boys’ volleyball team. During every practice, every game, the boys are being recorded so that the coaches can use the footage to apply data analysis and statistics and ideally help each player, and the team as a whole, to improve. First year boys’ volleyball head coach […]

Swimming starts season with home victory

Swimming starts season with home victory

Both the boys’ and girls’ swim teams started their seasons with wins over Orange Lutheran, with the boys finishing 117-53 and the girls 92-88. “The swim team is really strong this year, and I think the girls’ side has a really good shot at winning mission league,” Haunani Bautista ’17 said. “I know the girls […]

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