New Athletic Director announced

Former Milken and Stephen S. Wise Head of Athletics Jason Kelly will take over as the new Wolverine Athletic Director, the athletic department announced in a press release Monday. Kelly, a native of the United Kingdom, worked at Milken and Stephen S. Wise for 18 years before arriving at Harvard-Westlake. Kelly’s feats in his 18 […]

Athletic department hires new director and swimming coach

The Athletic Department hired Vince Orlando to serve as Harvard-Westlake’s new athletic director and Jonathan Carroll to head the swimming and diving program. Orlando worked as El Camino Real’s athletic director for the past four years.  He managed 22 varsity sports for the Conquistadors and oversaw 13 City Section Championships during his tenure. He also […]

Athletic department hires new director and swimming coach

By Leila Arzy and Rebecca Katz The Athletic Department hired Vince Orlando to serve as Harvard-Westlake’s new athletic director and Jonathan Carroll to head the swimming and diving program. Orlando worked as El Camino Real’s athletic director for the past four years. He managed 22 varsity sports for the Conquistadors and oversaw 13 City Section […]

Performing arts conflicts take students from athletic practices

By Robbie Loeb Before the volleyball game against Loyola, Head of the Performing Arts Department Rees Pugh interrupted practice and insisted that setter Stephen Carr ’12 leave to rehearse for a One Act play in which he was co-starring. Pugh told Head Coach Adam Black that at this school, performing arts rehearsals take precedence over […]

Volleyball team suspends, removes senior captains

By Alex Edel After the loss of key starter Sean Berman ’09, the boys’ volleyball team will enter its last week of regular season play with a league record of 5-3 and an overall record of 13-7-2. The team plays Crespi Thursday in its last league game of the season. The boys lost to Crespi […]

Give us liberty, or give us detention

By David A. Alpert and Peter Skrumbis When in the course of athletic events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the school, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s god […]

School to offer scuba class

By Adam Gold The Athletics Department will offer a weekend class in scuba diving starting third trimester, part of an effort to broaden students’ exposure to less conventional sports, organizers said. The new class, a pilot for a larger program that may begin next year, will meet Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at […]

Lots to cheer about-no one to do it

By Gabby Ahlzadeh and Cathy Zaragoza It was April two years ago, and the cheerleading season was coming to a close. The girls showed up expecting a normal practice, but instead Athletic Director Darlene Bible led them to the sports conference room overlooking Taper Gymnasium. The 16 girls were seated in the cramped room as […]