Devoting summer to sports

Devoting summer to sports

It would be a lie to say that being on a sports team is just an extracurricular activity, instead, I would describe it as a lifestyle. Long gone are the days of participating in a sport as a mere hobby. You either live and breathe your sport, or you don’t sport at all. Considering this, […]

Water polo wins first home game

The boys’ water polo team won its home-opener against Murrieta Valley 10-4 on Wednesday afternoon. The team was down 2-0 in the first quarter but rallied back on an 8-2 run. With the victory, the squad has started the season 2-0. Murrieta’s goalkeeper had three saves in the first quarter, as his team went up […]

New trainer inspired by brother’s injuries

Brian Gallagher has been named the new Director of Sports Medicine for the upcoming school year. With a background in athletic training, Gallagher said he is prepared to further develop the sports medicine department. Gallagher studied Athletic Training at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and later earned an MA in Kinesiology and Sports Management from […]

Softball coach steps up

New Head Coach Brittany Moeai looks to lead the softball team with her playing experience and fresh perspective on the game . Moeai attended Carson High School where she played Varsity Softball. As a four-year letterwinner, Moeai was a catcher through her junior year and a pitcher senior year. In 2011, she helped the Carson High […]

Water polo wins season-opener

The boys’ water polo team won the season-opener against Dana Hills 13-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The team jumped out to a 5-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. The team accredits this to the fact that they were excited and came out energized and ready to play, according to goalkeeper Sam Krutonog ’18. […]

Team to recoup after senior departures

In the wake of last year’s exodus of talented graduating seniors, the boys’ water polo team is looking for young players to step up. With their offensive attack limited, the team will further focus attention on defensive effort and world-class goalie Sam Krutonog ’18. Head of Aquatics Brian Flacks has shown that he is capable of […]

Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

The Fourth Annual Justin Carr Swim Relay meet is diving into new territory this year. Not only will it play host to a day of competition, but it will try and ensure that its athletes can continue to enjoy similar days for a long, long time. The organization Student Athlete Fitness Evaluation will offer heart screenings to […]

School creates new faculty council for athletic mission statement

Harvard-Westlake has become a recognizable name in the high school sports community. With standout athletes such as Cassius Stanley ’19 and Johnny Juzang ’20, alongside a boys’ basketball State Championship victory and a nationally ranked girls’ basketball team elevating the school’s athletic reputation. Concerned about how this growing prominence of athletics will affect the Harvard-Westlake […]

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