Boys’ tennis wins League, drops in CIF semifinals

By Luke Holthouse Conditioning proved to be the difference between boys’ tennis and Corona Del Mar in the semifinals of Div. I CIF playoffs. The third-seeded Wolverines had a chance to pull off an upset against the Sea Kings, who were ranked as the second best team in the playoff bracket, but floundered in the […]

Cheer, soccer, swimming get new coaches

By Luke Holthouse and Lucy Putnam Three Wolverine teams got new Head Coaches over Memorial Day weekend. Former Laker Girl Octavia Ellison will head the cheerleading program, Jonathan Carroll will assume control of the boys’ and girls’ swimming program and Lucas Bongarra will usher in the next step in the relationship between Harvard-Westlake and the […]

Weissenbach completes 'three-peat' in 800

By Luke Holthouse Amy Weissenbach ’12 brought home her third consecutive state championship in the girls 800 Saturday, June 3 at the State Meet at Buchanan High School. Weissenbach finished with a time of 2:05.70, over three seconds behind her state-best time of 2:02.04 last year but about a two second improvement from her state-best […]

Track and field team perfect at State Prelims

All six Harvard-Westlake track and field athletes competing at the State Prelims meet yesterday qualified for the State Finals meet today. Two athletes will attempt to defend Div. III state titles while four others are first time competitors in the meet.  Cami Chapus ’12 qualified for the girls 1600-meter final after winning her heat with […]

Lacrosse out early in playoffs

By Charlton Azuoma and David Gobel After narrowly defeating Crespi 8-7 to clinch a second consecutive Mission League title, the lacrosse team was eliminated in the first round of CIF playoffs with a 13-8 loss to Mira Costa May 1. “I honestly think most of [the reason we lost] was because we had back-to-back games,” […]

Boys’ golf drops in 1st round, team captain loses in 2nd round

By Robbie Loeb Up-and-comer Bakari Bolden ’14 and graduating star Charlie Benell ’12 were the only members of the boys’ golf team to qualify for the postseason, but neither could complete their run to state. Bolden shot the round of his life on May 2, a 5-under 67, to win the Mission League Individuals and […]

Volleyball falls in 1st round, finishes season 17-10 overall

By Luke Holthouse A coin flip might have been the difference between the Wolverines advancing to the second round of playoffs and getting knocked out in round one. After tying with Crespi for second place in league at the end of the regular season, with both teams at 8-4 in League play, a coin flip […]

Rough draft

By Robbie Loeb Max Fried ’12 began his senior year as a new Wolverine. He ended it as a new San Diego Padre. The left-handed pitcher was drafted as the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft. His teammate, Lucas Giolito ’12, was selected 16th by the Washington Nationals, […]

8 compete at Masters, 6 qualify for State Meet

By Julius Pak Six of eight athletes the varsity track and field team sent to the CIF Masters meet May 25 qualified to compete at the state meet in Clovis, Calif. this weekend. Competitors that finished in the top five of each event or reached a qualifying mark advanced to the State Preliminaries June 1. […]

Swimmer breaks 3 school records, in CIF Finals, boys finish 13th

By Michael Aronson Three different swimmers broke two or more school records in the CIF finals meet at Riverside College May 12. Patrick Kang ’12 broke three records and Max Quilici ’12 and Colin Lynch ’14 each broke two. Kang broke his first record in the 100-yard breaststroke, swimming against three of his club team […]

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