Why getting the baseball beat was the best deal I made

At the beginning of my senior year I made a bid to get the job of covering the football team for The Chronicle. Instead I made a deal with my boss Grant Nussbaum ’14 that I would get to be the beat writer for the defending national champion baseball team. It was actually better this […]

Baseball season ends with playoff loss

The game’s first run was scored in the top of the first inning when Michael Vokulich ’14 hit a sacrifice fly to score Jack Flaherty ’14, who was just named the Gatorade State Player of the Year after finishing the season with a 0.69 ERA. Unfortunately for the varsity baseball team, it could not add […]

No-hitter propels Wolverines to victory, four wins away from title

Jack Flaherty ’14 walked the leadoff batter in the Wolverines opening round CIF playoff game against the J.W. North Huskies on May 23.  After that the six-foot-four senior pitcher threw 10 strikeouts and reached 92 mph on his fastball on his way to no-hitting the Huskies and retiring 21 straight batters. “Just when you think […]

Wolverines advance behind Flaherty's '14 no-hitter

Jack Flaherty ’14 threw a no-hitter in the Wolverines opening CIF playoff game against JW North on May 23.  The Wolverines beat JW North 5-0 behind 10 strikeouts from Flaherty and strong defense behind him, including a diving catch by Jackson Grayson ’15 to record the last out of the game. Flaherty walked the first […]

Baseball tops Chaminade 4-1

Behind nine strikeouts and a complete game from pitcher Jack Flaherty ’14, the varsity baseball team defeated Chaminade 4-1 May 6 to capture its 19th win of the season. The Wolverines split their last series against Alemany and they close out their series against the Eagles on May 9. The team is now 19-5-1 overall and […]

Baseball earns league victory

Jack Flaherty ’14 threw a complete game in the Wolverines’ victory over the Chaminade Eagles on May 6.  Flaherty tossed nine strikeouts as the team won their second straight game.  The Wolverines split their last series against Alemany and they close out their series against the Eagles on May 9. The team is now 19-5-1 […]

Baseball heats up as playoffs approach

The Wolverines travelled more than 400 miles to Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona before they lost their first game. This loss to Horizon started a nine-game stretch from March 24 to April 14 where Head Coach Matt LaCour’s previously top-ranked baseball team struggled with unexpected inconsistency. The Wolverines lost four games and tied a […]

Baseball beats Alemany, wins 5th straight

In the opening game of their series against the Alemany Warriors, the Wolverines squeaked by behind Jack Flaherty’s ’14 11 strikeouts to win 2-1 at O’Malley Family Field. Ezra Steinberg ’15 hit an RBI double and Cameron Deere ’16 hit a sacrifice fly, both in the third inning, to give the Wolverines their only two […]

Baseball earns 15th victory of the year

Jack Flaherty ’14 threw a complete game shutout to give the baseball team their third straight win and 15th of the season. The Wolverines beat Capistrano Valley Christian 5-0 making their overall record 15-5-1. This win streak comes on the heels of 2-1 loss to Bonita on April 12 and a 3-3 tie in the […]

Wolverines capture league opener victory

The undefeated Wolverines baseball team captured the Easton Tournament crown last week, earned the number one ranking in the nation in the MaxPreps Top 25 and opened up their league season on March 16 by beating St. Francis 16-0. “First league game we wanted to come out and play well,” Jack Flaherty ’14 said, “we […]

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