Boys' basketball reaches CIF Quarterfinals after overtime thriller

Guard Michael Sheng ’14 set the Harvard-Westlake boys’ basketball record for most career assists this season, but Friday, it was Sheng’s shooting touch that kept his Wolverine basketball career alive. After hitting a game-tying three pointer to send the game to overtime, and by combining with Derick Newton ’14 and Alex Copeland ’15 for 84 […]

Boys' basketball rolls Costa Mesa in CIF Playoffs first round

Coming off its first losing regular season in over ten years, the boys’ varsity basketball team cleaned its slate as it opened the first round of CIF Playoffs with a double-digit win, defeating Costa-Mesa 64-48. Forward Derick Newton ’14 was the Wolverines’ top scorer with 16 points in the team’s first game of the postseason. […]

Winter CIF Playoff matchups announced

Five Wolverine winter sports teams had their postseason fates decided this President’s Day. Four of them will be heading to CIF Playoffs. CIF revealed playoff brackets for girls’ soccer,  boys’ basketball, girls’ water polo, boys’ soccer and girls’ basketball Feb. 16 and Feb. 17. Of the five sports, all Harvard-Westlake teams but boys’ soccer clinched […]

Wolverines fall to Loyola, look for at-large playoff bid

Finishing its regular season with a 66-56 loss Feb. 10 against Loyola, the boys’  varsity basketball team will aim to reach CIF playoffs via an at-large bid after failing to automatically qualify for the first time in head coach Greg Hilliard’s 29-year tenure. The Wolverines finished their season at 4-8 in Mission League competition and […]

Veteran trio dismissed from squad midseason

When the boys’ varsity soccer team began its season, Sam Clement ’14, Nick Knight ’14 and Milan Sanchez-Johnson ’15 were starters. When the team stepped on the field for its Jan. 17 game against Alemany, the three were missing from the field, having all been dismissed from the team prior to the match. Now, after […]

Wolverines fall to Loyola, look for at-large bid

Finishing its regular season with a 66-56 loss Feb. 10 against Loyola, the boys’ varsity basketball team will aim to reach CIF playoffs via an at-large bid after failing to automatically qualify for the first time in head coach Greg Hilliard’s 29-year tenure. The Wolverines finished their season at 4-8 in Mission League competition and […]

Senior wrestlers win championships, Wolverines qualify for CIF at Mission League Finals

Patrick Halkett ’14 and Jake Bracken ’14 earned the right to call themselves the “best in league” after winning the Mission League wrestling championships Saturday. The two seniors’ first place finishes capped off the League Finals tournament, in which ten total Wolverines qualified for the CIF Championships tournament Feb. 21-22. Four total seniors, one junior, […]

Boys' basketball breaks losing skid against Notre Dame, Hilliard gets 600th win

Behind the scoring duo of Derick Newton ’14 and Alex Copeland ’15, the boys’ varsity basketball team bounced back from five straight losses Friday, defeating Notre Dame 66-60 and capturing Harvard-Westlake career win number 600 for head coach Greg Hilliard. Newton and Copeland, the team’s top scorers, tallied 22 and 20 points respectively to lead […]

Boys' basketball drops fifth straight against Crespi

Following a 74-64 loss to Sierra Canyon Jan. 25, the boys’ varsity basketball team’s cold streak continued against Crespi Wednesday, as the Wolverines fell to the Celts 69-52 for their fifth straight defeat. The Wolverines swapped blows with the Celts throughout most of Wednesday night’s game, even taking a one-point lead heading into the fourth, […]