Athletic department expands use of health technology for students

Athletic department expands use of health technology for students

When Paige Howard ’17 wakes up, the first thing she does is log into her Metrifit account and record how well she slept. Her coaches later use this data when they determine the difficulty of her practice that afternoon. “Metrifit is great because [the data] gets sent to our coaches, so they know when we’re […]

Baseball junior to play for Oregon, senior for NYU

Two members of the defending CIF Division I champion Wolverine baseball team will be heading to opposite corners of the United States for their college careers. Second baseman Ezra Steinberg ’15 committed to play for the University of Oregon and outfielder Michael Vokulich ’14 will play baseball at New York University, as head coach Matt […]

Varsity baseball team raises money to fight pediatric cancer

The varsity baseball team has raised $1,556 to fight pediatric cancer in honor of Chris “Beebop” Robinson ’13 who died of leukemia in November 2011. The team is raising money for the Vs. Cancer foundation and for every dollar they raise, 50 percent will go to the Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, and the other 50 percent […]

Mission: League

By Camille Shooshani As Max Fried’s ’12 draft stock climbs, his team’s chances of securing the league title grow as well. As of April 10, ESPN ranked Fried the ninth-best MLB prospect, and after Loyola shut out Alemany 5-0, a repeat league title is in sight. Alemany’s loss could amount to a Mission League title […]

Baseball loses Giolito to elbow injury, winless in league

By Camille Shooshani It took 74 pitches for MLB prospect Lucas Giolito ’12 to reach the seventh inning, but only one to take him out for the season. Giolito, who hit 100 mph on two radar guns Feb. 28, left the March 6 Alemany game with a hurt right elbow. After an MRI informed him […]

Pitcher Giolito has shot at first overall pick in MLB draft this June

By Robbie Loeb In Major League Baseball, six first overall draft picks have been named Most Valuable Player. All six were drafted out of high school. Right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito ’12 could be the number one overall selection in the MLB draft in June 2012, according to ESPN scouting insider Jason Churchill. “It’s cool to […]

Baseball enters home stretch trailing Chaminade in league

By Judd Liebman  After dominating St. Francis and Santa Monica High School, the baseball team had its three game win-streak snapped by Buena, as it lost 5-1 on Friday. The loss was only the Wolverines’ sixth this season. However, after Newbury Park High School forfeited its game against the Wolverines on Saturday, the team raised […]

$750,000 Franklin Field upgrade begins this week

By Michelle Nosratian   Construction began on a $750,000 renovation of Franklin Field in Encino, where the school has a long-term lease to play its baseball games. Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas said that Harvard-Westlake baseball has been playing at Franklin Field for approximately the past 30 years, which has caused the playing surface to become […]