Games of the Trimester showcase fall teams to prospective students

Five of the lesser-watched fall sports teams put on a show in front of faculty, students and prospective students as part of the Games of the Trimester on Oct. 4. All five teams won their games, as field hockey defeated Glendora, the varsity, junior varsity and freshmen girls’ volleyball teams each beat their respective Chaminade […]

Senior rock climber finishes 18th overall in worldwide competition

Competing in the Youth National Championships, winning the Young Gun Award for climbing and climbing in two World championships, Charlie Andrews-Jubelt’s ’13 life these past few months was dominated by rock climbing. From July 5 through July 8, Andrews-Jubelt competed in the U-17 nationals, placing 10th in sport climbing. Sport climbers complete long, difficult routes […]

Horse rider returns to competition

At 6 months old, Sydney Cheong ’14 was carried by her parents into a stable and lifted into the saddle on a horse. This marked the beginning of a 16-year passion. “Near where we have our horses, there was a jumping barn and I thought it’d be really fun to take lessons,” Cheong  said. “It […]

School hosts ‘Games of the Trimester’

Five teams were featured Thursday as part of the “Games of the Trimester” initiative, an effort to boost viewership of sports other than basketball and football, Athletic Director Vince Orlando said. Potential applicants from feeder schools such as John Thomas Dye and Curtis attended to get a sense of what games are like. The varsity […]

Soccer alum laces up for New Zealand Olympic team

The 2012 London Olympics marked Ali Riley’s ’06 second trip to the world’s biggest sporting event. She first appeared in Beijing four years ago, where the Stanford product led the New Zealand National Women’s Soccer Team through pool play. A dual citizen of the United States and New Zealand, Riley has made 59 appearances for […]

Former middle school coach accepts new position

The Athletic Department named Scott Bello the new Middle School Sports Coordinator after seven years as an Administrative Assistant and Football Coach at the Middle School. His dedication to the program spurred Terry Barnum and the other Athletic Directors to create the position for him. “I’m going to be a set of eyes and ears […]

Water polo player fails to capture 2nd medal

After winning a silver medal in Beijing, Peter Hudnut ’99 returned to the U.S. Olympic water polo team for one last run with his sights set on a gold medal. However, his hopes were dashed as the U.S. team only won its first three matches, followed by five straight losses. In their first match of […]

Track coach Sanchez wins 2nd gold medal

Jamie Skaggs ’15 vividly remembers watching her track and field coach on TV the night of Aug. 6 this summer. Felix Sanchez, the man who taught Skaggs how to hurdle, was about to prove that he was the best in the world at it. “At first he wasn’t in the lead,” Skaggs said. “And then […]

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 […]

Water polo player fails to capture 2nd medal

By Eric Loeb After winning a silver medal in Beijing, Peter Hudnut ’99 returned to the U.S. Olympic water polo team for one last run with his sights set on a gold medal. However, his hopes were dashed as the U.S. team only won its first three matches, followed by five straight losses. In their […]

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