Former pitchers sign with MLB teams

By Robbie Loeb Max Fried ’12 heads back to Arizona for training next week after pitching in 10 professional games this summer, while Wolverine teammate Lucas Giolito ’12, who re-injured his elbow after throwing just two innings, begins 10-14 months of recovery from Tommy John surgery. Fried and Giolito actualized their childhood aspirations of becoming […]

Boys’ water polo begins season in renovated pool

By Patrick Ryan After playing an entire season without a home pool, the boys’ water polo team was rewarded with one of the best facilities in the country for the upcoming season, according to Head Coach Brian Flacks ’06. “It [isn’t] even comparable,” Flacks said. “We are talking about going from a puddle to one […]

Track coach Sanchez wins Olympic gold

By Luke Holthouse 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 […]

Football dominates North Hollywood despite lighting issue

By Luke Holthouse Not even a power outage could stop  the varsity football team from lighting up the scoreboard against North Hollywood earlier tonight. Receiver Chris Sebastian ’13 had a touchdown catch and returned a kickoff for a touchdown to lead the Wolverines to a 57-13 win. “We played hard and we were flying around […]

Football drop season opener against rival Loyola in first ever matchup

By Luke Holthouse The first ever matchup in football between Harvard-Westlake and Loyola ended in defeat for the Wolverines on Thursday, Aug. 23. The Wolverines, who came into the game as three touchdown underdogs, brought a 14-7 lead into halftime but ultimately fell 42-27. “They made the plays when they needed to,” first-year Head Coach Scot […]

Sister wins gold, brother silver at Pan Ams water polo tournament

By Luke Holthouse The Hallock family had some extra luggage coming home from the Pan American Water Polo Tournament in Montreal. Morgan Hallock ’13 brought back a gold medal after leading the Women’s Junior National Team to a 7-6 win on Saturday, Aug. 18 over Canada. Her brother Ben Hallock ’16 was a part of […]

Former Wolverines finish Olympic competition

By Grant Nussbaum Four Wolverines went to London to vie for gold and glory in the 2012 Olympic Games, representing 3 different countries as well as Harvard-Westlake on the international stage. Track and field assistant coach Felix Sanchez, wearing the colors of the Dominican Republic, claimed his second career gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles at […]

Senior softball player commits to Cornell

By Luke Holthouse Chloe Pendergast ’13 committed to play softball at Cornell last week. Pendergast pitched and played in the infield for the Mission League Champion Wolverines this season. Cornell finished 25-23 overall in NCAA Division I softball competition. At 15-5 in Ivy League play, The Big Red was ranked as the third best softball […]

2 juniors, senior compete at Area Code Games

By Luke Holthouse Following in the footsteps of MLB-bound former Wolverines Max Fried ’12 and Lucas Giolito ’12, Arden Pabst ’13, Tyler Urbach ’14 and Jack Flaherty ’14 competed at the Area Code Baseball Games August 5-10 in Long Beach. Pabst, a catcher, and Flaherty, who played infield and pitched for the Wolverines, helped lead […]

Lineman receives 9th offer, 2nd from SEC

By Luke Holthouse The University of Mississippi became the ninth college football program to offer a scholarship to offensive lineman Thomas Oser ’13 on Thursday, July 19. Ole Miss becomes the second school from the Southeastern Conference, widely regarded as the best conference in college football, to make an offer to Oser. Ole Miss did […]