Team finishes winless in league play

The varsity softball team ended its season with a 0-8 league record, but is planning to build on the skills learned this year for upcoming seasons. While the young squad faced hard losses throughout the season, players were able to bond during their practices and over their defeats. Head Coach Claire Rietmann-Grout’s goal for the […]

Senior football player contributes to Team USA blowout win

After a strong senior season for the Harvard-Westlake football program, including a second-team Angelus League selection, linebacker/defensive end Alec Dominick ’15 was selected by American Football Worldwide to join their U19 team to compete against Italy. The teams played one game in Milan, Italy on April 1st, with the Americans emerging victorious by a comfortable 73-7 […]

Baseball program fights against cancer

Members of the varsity baseball team are teaming up with the Vs. Cancer Foundation to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Shirts with the logo of the foundation were sold on the quad on Feb. 19. This will mark the third consecutive year that Harvard-Westlake has partnered with the initiative, after former player Chris Robinson […]

Wrestling squad prepares for CIF

Despite struggling against strong team competition in the Mission League, five Wolverine wrestlers qualified for CIF Championships at Mission League Finals against Alemany Jan. 31. Jake Adler ’17 won league in the 132-pound weight class. Ryan Ruiz ’16 took second in the 126-pound weight class. James Lennon ’15 captured third in the 138-pound weight class, […]

Senior tennis player performs well in Central American tournaments

In September, Michael Genender ’15 will take his talents to Palo Alto to play tennis for Stanford. In the meantime, Genender is traveling far and wide to compete in national, high-profile tennis tournaments. Genender’s globetrotting has most recently taken him to tournaments in Costa Rica and Ecuador. The reigning CIF-SS singles champion is playing these […]

Squad seals 19th consecutive league title

Despite having a young roster with only one senior, the girls’ water polo team is cruising to a 19th consecutive league championship, and an eighth undefeated Mission League season in a row. The squad has already clinched a Mission League championship with a 17-7 overall record and a 10-0 start in league play, and if […]

School hosts field hockey showcase

Head coaches from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Brown and Yale coached and observed field hockey players from all over the country on Ted Slavin Field Jan. 3 and 4. The event consisted of a five-hour session each day, including drills and scrimmages. Coaches also talked about the college recruiting process and the differences […]

Two female wrestlers join historically male wrestling squad

Once they arrive by shuttle at the upper school campus from over the hill, Lena Kadogawa ’18 and Abbie Howell ’18 head to the wrestling room to begin the usual stretching and calisthenics. In practice, they usually partner up, but when the other isn’t there, either girl partners up with one of the boys on […]

Sole senior looks to lead young squad to victory

The girls’ water polo team’s lack of experience is going to be their greatest challenge this season, as they work to continue their dominance in the Mission League and seek redemption from last year’s short playoff run. Last season, the team went undefeated in Mission League play and had a 21-10 overall record. The Wolverines […]

Veteran squad fails to make playoffs

With a 2-6 record and a fourth-place finish in the Mission League, the girls’ volleyball team did not make playoffs. The team’s last game was a nonleague 3-2 win over St. Lucy’s Priory High School. Playoffs were in the squad’s grasp, but they needed a win against either Marymount Oct. 23 or Flintridge Sacred Heart […]