Weber earns title of program head

Alex Weber was named head of the lacrosse program after serving as interim head coach last year. Weber led the team to a 15-4 record and reached the CIF Championship game last season. “My heart’s with Harvard Westlake lacrosse 100 percent,” Weber said. “I think it’s about time LA took down OC in the Cali […]

Student starts tournament for charity in China

By Mazelle Etessami Since Alex Rein ’14 moved to Guangzhou, China two years ago, he created Hoops for Hope, a charity basketball tournament. The tournament, which was on Thanksgiving weekend, raised enough money to pay for three life-saving surgeries at the Zhujiang Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Ghuangzhou, China. The tournament was a round robin […]

‘Words With Friends’ scores points with students

By Megan Ward Seven glowing letters light up on Rhett Gentile’s ’13 iPod Touch: R, L, E, P, E, T, Q. He contemplates the best configuration of these letters to get the highest score. He spots a possible double word score attached to another E and lays out his tiles. REPLETE. He scores 26 points […]

Seniors place in local computer science contest

By Alex Leichenger A four-person team of seniors won third place in a computer science competition Saturday at Troy High School. The team of Gabe Benjamin ’11, Jacob Swanson ’11, Ben-han Sung ’11 and Will Aalto ’11 had to solve 10 problems in a three-hour time span in the Dave Wittry Memorial Programming Contest. At […]

Boys' basketball shocked by Alemany on Senior Night

By Alex Leichenger Turnovers and torrid Alemany three-point shooting did in the boys’ basketball team Wednesday night in an 82-75 loss at Taper Gym. The defeat dropped the Wolverines to 10-2 in the Mission League and denied them sole ownership of the league championship, which they will now share with Loyola. Featuring a starting lineup […]

Porter, Fateh named to all-league first team

By Alex Leichenger Noor Fateh ’11 was one of five wide receivers named to the All-Mission League first team and Charlie Porter ’12 was one of seven defensive backs.  Fateh led the Wolverines with over 1,000 yards receiving this year. Porter tied for first on the team in interceptions and was second in solo tackles.  […]

Decision on Dragovic appeal expected Monday

By Alex Leichenger A ruling on the appeal filed by boys’ basketball player Danilo Dragovic ’11 against CIF is expected to come next Monday at the latest. Dragovic had a hearing Nov. 29 after CIF ruled him ineligible for the second year in a row because he did not qualify for a hardship waiver. Dragovic […]

My senior year checklist

by Alex Edel Prom. The most stereotypical American high school experience. When I told a friend about my prom I said it was OK, but that I was kind of glad that it was over. He responded by saying “Well at least you can check off one more thing on the list of things you […]

As deadline nears, 271 students must still fulfill service requirement

  By Alex Leichenger Nearly one-third of the upper school student body has yet to fulfill the community service requirement. As of Friday, some 271 students have not completed a four-hour hands-on project in a group of at least four Harvard-Westlake students. The community service deadline is June 2. The Community Council has held an […]

JV Roundup: Baseball

By Judd Liebman After training hard all year, JV boys’ baseball has started a strong season with an overall record of 5-3-1 and a league record of 1-2 after a 10-3 loss to Chaminade. Practicing every day after school since the start of school, the team’s hard work has really paid off,” pitcher Alex Rand-Lewis […]

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