Girls drive to 7-win start

By Ben Goldstein and A.J. Calabrese The girls’ varsity golf team’s only obstacles going into the Mission League team tournament on Oct. 24 are Chaminade next Tuesday and Notre Dame on Oct. 19. The team has a 7-1 record. Notre Dame handed the team its only loss this season on Oct. 3 and beat Harvard-Westlake […]

Aussie team vists California

By Lucas Shaw and Michael Kaplan As part of a U.S. tour, Australia’s Methodist Ladies College came to play the Wolverine field hockey team Sept. 22. The Wolverines defeated MLC 5-0 thanks to strong goalkeeping by Rachel Horwitz ’07. Upon arriving to the school, MLC was greeted by Head of the Upper School Harry Salamandra […]

Field lights are a month away

By Lucas Shaw and Carey Volpert Harvard-Westlake will start installing state-of-the-art field lights for Ted Slavin Field by November Head of Campus Operations J.D. Dematte said. “These lights are of the highest quality,” DeMatte said. There will be four lights roughly near the 20-25 yard sidelines on each side. There will be a total of […]

Volleyball places second in top tourney

By Michael Vann The girls’ volleyball team’s start to its season, highlighted by a second place finish in the Dave Mohs tournament, has brought the team to a second place ranking in CIF Division I-A. The Wolverines are one of the top contenders to win a Division I title, which would be only the third […]

Bulldog for life

By Zach Sokoloff He disembarked the plane, rubbing his tired eyes. The morning sun shone brightly and the lack of sleep was catching up to him. But that was insignificant right now. He couldn’t focus on that. Jordan Abergel ’07 had his chance to sell himself, to broadcast to everyone who cared why he was […]

Football kicker skilled in soccer, linguistics

By Nikila Sri-Kumar Soccer usually teaches its players how to run, kick and inspire worldwide frenzy, but for Zack Mirman ‘07 it has also led him to football and “Spangloportuginglish.” Mirman is a member of the boys’ varsity soccer team and a club team, Galaxy Alliance. Halfway through last year’s season, the football kicking coach […]

In it for the thrill

 By Michael Kaplan There was a growing sense that this one was going to be different. It was going to be special. You could feel it when running back Paul Royster ’08 made a juggling circus catch, spun around a defender, and sprinted into the end zone late in the second quarter. “I went up […]

Big upset helps put football over .500

  By Michael Kaplan Quarterback John Howe ’07 led the charge as the Wolverines earned their second straight victory, 38-14, last Friday night against La Cañada, the second-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section’s Mid-Valley Division. The previous week, the Wolverines defeated 15th ranked Carson 31-30 at the Home Depot Center. The Wolverines were able […]

Football blows season opener against Pasadena

By Michael Kaplan The stage was set for a fairy tale start last Friday night to head football coach Vic Eumont’s Wolverine career, but that was before Pasadena High School receiver Armand Binns had a say. The senior receiver caught four touchdown passes including a 14 yard touchdown pass with 32 seconds left to complete […]

New baseball coach institutes rigorous training program

By Will Baskin-Gerwitz The athletics office took its first step in reinventing its struggling baseball program July 11 with the hiring of new Head Coach Matt LaCour. LaCour immediately has started to revamp the program, trying to turn around a team that in its last season under former coach Tim Cunningham went 0-12 in league, […]