Cross Country teams finish second and third; Individual runners take first

By Grant Nussbaum In their first Mission League meet, the girls’ and boys’ varsity cross country teams placed second and third respectively at Woodley Park on Thursday. Although each team fell short of first overall, Ben Weissenbach ’15 was first to cross the finish line in the boys’ race, while Lizzy Thomas ’14 took first […]

Cal-Hi Sports deems Weissenbach Division III female athlete of year

By Grant Nussbaum ESPNHS named runner Amy Weissenbach ’12 the Cal-Hi Sports Division III Female Athlete of the Year Friday, July 13. Weissenbach won a state title in the 800-meter event to conclude her high school running career. In her junior season, Weissenbach broke the national record in the 800 with a time of 2:02.40 […]

CIF honors girls’ athletic program

By Abbie Neufeld CIF Southern Section named the Wolverine girls’ sports program the best in Southern California with the award of the 2009-2010 Commissioners Cup. Harvard-Westlake has previously received the title twice. Harvard-Westlake finished with 18 points, six points ahead of both runners-up, Chadwick and St. Margaret’s. Points are awarded based on the number of […]

Girls' Cross Country wins state championship

By Mary Rose Fissinger Girls cross country became state champions for the first time in school history on Saturday, Nov. 28. Coupled with the boys’ fifth place finish, the day quickly became, in the words of the head of the cross country program Jonas Koolsbergen, “the single greatest day for running in the school’s history.”    […]

Cross country looks forward to CIF Meet

By Jack Schwada The girls’ cross country team scraped its way into second place last Tuesday against Flintridge Sacred Heart and Louisville at league finals. The victory pushed the team into third place in the Mission League. The boys’ cross country team took second place in league behind its toughest competitor, Loyola. The girls’ squad’s […]