New coach to head girls’ golf program

After finishing second in the CIF Northern Division a year ago, an inexperienced girls’ golf team has their sights set on advancing farther in CIF as they break in two new coaches. Marge Chamberlain and Ric Moore fill the positions of program head and assistant coach, respectively. “Everyone’s definitely sad about Coach Linda and Coach […]

LaCour tapped for U.S. youth team

Baseball head coach Matt LaCour was named the pitching coach for the Under-15 United States National Baseball Team on May 6. LaCour, who also served as a coach for the U15 team last year, will travel with the team to Baranquilla, Colombia this summer for the COPABE “AA”/15U Pan American Baseball Championships, set to take […]

Lax’s May Madness

I’ve always been a huge fan of “March Madness.” The national hype surrounding the NCAA men’s basketball national championship tournament is the best sporting event of the year in my opinion, and I love spending those weekends in late March sitting on my couch and watching the numerous upsets unfold. So you can imagine how […]

‘Program building, Harvard-Westlake style'

By Alex Leichinger It was my first time at baseball’s sparkling new O’Malley Field, and the impact hit immediately.   This surely wasn’t the dilapidated Franklin Field of my memories, with its funky dimensions and decidedly Little League feel. No, this was the big-time. After all, it’s a high school stadium named after Peter O’Malley […]

High Stakes: Chapter 4

By Catherine Wang Alexis the Athlete: Alexis has submitted her Early Action application and financial aid application to St. Mary’s College. The Early Application deadline is Nov. 15. She finds out her admissions decision in mid-December and finds out about her financial aid package in February. She talks to the St. Mary’s head coach and […]

Students coach flag football off campus

By Seth Goldman As the school day comes to a close, Cody Davis ’09 heads to football practice. Unlike his friends, Davis does not walk down to Ted Slavin Field.  Instead, he drives to Mirman School where he coaches flag football to fifth and sixth graders.  Davis began coaching last year as an assistant under […]

Chaminade foil tournament marks start of fencing season

By Ben Goldstein The fencing team will begin its campaign to win its sixth consecutive league championship on Oct. 13.  This date marks the Southern California Scholastic Fencing League’s first tournament of the season, an individual foil event, at Chaminade High School. Eric Arzoian ’09, the team’s top individual saber, believes his team is in […]