Unconventional Leadership class has unconventional assignment

Instructions instead of a teacher greeted the Unconventional Leadership students today. The class was tasked with three objectives: to retrieve an object suspended in the pool without getting wet, to have one student run a lap around the track without touching the ground and to silently act out either “Mean Girls” or “Anchorman” in Rugby […]

No.1 baseball makes CIF run

At Dodger Stadium, in May of 1981, Doug Urbach and his Kennedy High School baseball teammates won the Los Angeles City Championship. Thirty-two years later, his son, Tyler Urbach ’14, has the chance to closely replicate that feat, with a few key differences: the team is the Harvard-Westlake baseball team, ranked number one in the […]

Baseball advances to CIF Championship game at Dodger Stadium

Three runs in the top of the first inning Tuesday night were enough to give the baseball team a legitimate shot at something that has eluded the program up until now: a CIF championship. The Wolverines defeated Los Alamitos 3-2 at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif. in the semifinal round of CIF Div. I […]

Baseball advances to semifinals

A single game now stands between the varsity boys’ baseball team and the May 31 CIF Finals, to be held at Dodger Stadium. The Wolverines  5-0 quarterfinals victory over Santa Margarita Friday was not unexpected, with the Wolverines ranked first in the country by this week’s Baseball America National Poll. The team won behind a […]

Baseball cruises past El Dorado

In spite of its high playoff seed, the varsity boys’ baseball team found themselves trekking out to Orange County Tuesday for a second-round playoff game against El Dorado. The long drive seemed to have little to no negative effect, though, as the Wolverines won 12-1. Conor Cuse ’13 pitched six innings, allowing four hits and […]

Baseball completes Mission League three-peat

With a decisive 14-0 Friday night victory over St. Francis, the varsity baseball team secured its third straight Mission League championship. Pitchers Conor Cuse ’13 and Hans Hansen ’13 combined for the shutout, while their teammates on the offensive end did their part in a game that included an 8-run sixth inning. The Wolverines’ ability […]

Baseball scores Senior Day win

After two days of cancelled, delayed and rescheduled games, the varsity baseball team finally played St. Francis at home Thursday in its Senior Day game, and beat the Golden Knights 6-1. Jack Flaherty ’14 notched another complete game win as he allowed two hits and pitched 14 strikeouts, while Joe Corrigan ’13 and Andrew Wallach […]

Homework surveys can affect workload in classes

At the end of every quarter, a pile of small white sheets of paper amasses atop Latin teacher Paul Chenier’s desk. The contents of these slips of papers, made all the more diminutive by the way students fold them out of some semblance of privacy and a vestigial protectiveness of their answers, Chenier knows, could […]

Fight to the finish

On the road to a possible CIF championship, the varsity baseball team is struggling to secure its third straight Mission League championship. The Loyola Cubs are poised to thwart the Wolverines’ would-be three-peat, despite the fact that the Wolverines’ boast an 18-3 overall record to Loyola’s 13-8. Due to early season stumbles against Loyola and […]

Baseball reaches finals at NHSI, loses to Mater Dei

Different year, but it’s the same story for the varsity baseball team, who once more made it the finals of the USA Baseball National High School Invitational in North Carolina only to fall to Mater Dei for the second year in a row. The Wolverines lost to Mater Dei 4-0 on Saturday, after shutting out […]