The Issue: Mental Illness

The increased awareness of mental illness in professional sports has changedthe way athletes talk about mental healthas a societal issue. Addressing the Stigma: In the early months of 2018, two NBA players made waves when stories were released about them. But these weren’t the normal articles in the sports news cycle; it was two well-known […]

Boys’ Basketball takes home back-to-back Mission League Tournament gold

Boys’ Basketball takes home back-to-back Mission League Tournament gold

The Boys’ Basketball team won its second consecutive Mission League Championship last night, defeating Chaminade College Preparatory 81-66. The Wolverines got off to a hot start, beginning the game on a 9-0 run, a lead they would never relinquish. Brase Dottin’s 19 leads the Wolverine to the Mission League Championship! Hooks had 16, Thrower with […]

Debate team organizes debateLA Round Robin Challenge

The debate team hosted the annual Harvard-Westlake Debates tournament from Jan. 16 to 20. The event consisted of two separate parts, with the debateLA Round Robin Challenge beginning Jan. 16, and the larger competition commencing Jan. 18. Members of the school’s team were allowed to compete in both competitions but were not permitted to advance […]

coaching

It’s 7:45 a.m. Monday, Aug 5, the first day of “Hell Week” for the football team. There arguably isn’t any time more important time for the football team, as this is the week when, as one player put it, “you get your shit together.” This day, however, was more important than the football team anticipated. […]

Aaron Huerta hired as new football program head

The football team hired Aaron Huerta as the new program head, the athletic department announced Friday.  Huerta last coached for Notre Dame High School, where he compiled a 16-8 overall record from 2018-2019, winning the Sunbelt league in 2018. In addition, he led the team to CIF Southern Section playoff appearances in both 2018 and […]

Coaching Culture

Coaching Culture

It’s 7:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, the first day of “Hell Week” for the football team. There arguably isn’t any time more important for the team, as this is the week when, as one player put it, “you get your shit together.” This day, however, was more important than the team anticipated. That morning, the […]

Squad misses playoffs despite final win

Squad misses playoffs despite final win

The football team’s season officially ended after its 30-27 victory against La Salle College Preparatory Nov. 1, despite Athletic Director Terry Barnum implying otherwise before the game.  “During a talk on Thursday, Barnum told us that if we beat La Salle, then we were guaranteed a CIF playoff berth,” Wide receiver and safety Chase Harleston […]

Football wins on senior night

Football wins on senior night

The football team held off a late comeback attempt from La Salle College Preparatory last night, winning 30-27 in the last game of the season.. Fast Start The night began with a celebration of the seniors on the drum line, spirit squad and football team. After the festivities, the game began, with both teams scoring […]

Football edges past St. Genevieve High School at homecoming

Football edges past St. Genevieve High School at homecoming

The football team defeated St. Genevieve High School 27-21 at homecoming Saturday night, bringing its season record up to 3-5. The team started the game well, with two early touchdowns leading to a 14-0 lead at the half. That lead didn’t last, however, as St. Genevieve fought back to tie the game at 21-21. On […]