Valentina Gaxiola researches gender inequality in Italian sports

Valentina Gaxiola researches gender inequality in Italian sports

Junior Summer Fellowship recipient Valentina Gaxiola ’21 researched gender inequality in sports this summer. While on a trip to Italy a few years ago, Gaxiola said she was inspired to study sexism in the athletic world after seeing women cheering on male sports players from the sidelines during professional and pick-up games. Gaxiola said she […]

Pandemic impacts college recruitment

Pandemic impacts college recruitment

When Williams College commit Gabby Odoom ’21 got the notification that her spring track and field season was canceled, fear rushed through her body. She wouldn’t be able to compete and would lose the opportunity to impress college coaches and scouts. For track and field athletes, junior year running times are vital to college coaches […]

Nostalgic for a world of sports normalcy

Nostalgic for a world of sports normalcy

On a mundane Tuesday afternoon during spring break, we both found ourselves sick of binge-watching Netflix shows and were looking for something new. After all, quarantine left us with nothing to do, and that emptiness was only heightened during this time off. However, as we walked down into our living rooms, miles away from each […]

The grind never stops: training during quarantine

The grind never stops: training during quarantine

On a Tuesday night during spring season, lacrosse midfielder Brody Listen ’21 would typically be seen underneath the bright lights of Ted Slavin Field, strategizing with his teammates minutes before an important game. Now, however, Listen is quarantined at home. In lieu of on-campus practices due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Listen watches highlight videos […]

Sports bring our city together

Sports bring our city together

There is no doubt that Los Angeles prides itself on its sports teams. From the college level to the professional level, sports are an integral part of Angeleno culture. With friendly rivalries—between the USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins, Lakers and Clippers and Dodgers and Angels—our city is filled with passion for athletics and team pride. […]

Girls’ Water Polo Wins Season Opener

Under new head coach Matt Kubeck, the girls’ water polo team began the season with a convincing 23-1 victory over Bishop Alemany High School on Monday afternoon. In its first regular-season and league match of the season, the squad outmatched the Warriors in all four quarters of the game. The only goal allowed by the […]

Squad hopes record improves in league

Squad hopes record improves in league

Following a 3-1 victory against Cathedral High School on March 14, the Boys’ Volleyball team improved to an overall record of 10-5 and 1-0 in league. The team the started the season off with a four game winning streak, followed by a 6-5 run.  Outside hitter Jasper Richards ’20 said he believes that better communication […]

Prefect council hosts third annual March Madness tournament

Prefect council hosts third annual March Madness tournament

Students competed in the third annual March Madness tournament, a series of three-on-three basketball matches, during break today. Team “Splash Bros,” which included Griffin York ’19, Kenneth Lee ’19 and Michael Snyder ’19, beat team “Bd and Friends” to win the tournament. Prefect Jaya Nayar ’20 said that Prefect Council enjoys organizing these events for […]

Girls’ basketball defeats Marlborough

Girls’ basketball defeats Marlborough

The Girls’ Basketball team beat Marlborough High School 53-39 on Jan. 17 in Taper Gymnasium. The win marks their 16th victory of the season as they move into second place in the Mission League with a league record of 4-1. The Wolverines jumped out to an early lead behind six points from forward Ella Price […]

Fencing Competes for Second Foil

Fencing is one of the few Harvard-Westlake sports that competes year round. This season the team is looking to become back to back league champions. There are three different fencing divisions based off of the on the weapon blade used.The most basic of the swords, épée, has a hand guard and touches could be scored […]

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