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Short roster makes for a playoff hurdle

Asa Saperstein April 24, 2018

The boys’ lacrosse team finished the regular season with an 8-6 record, and after a bye in the first round of the playoffs, expects to face Chaminade, a team they beat earlier in the season by a score...

Mason Rodriguez '18 sprints in the final leg of the 4x100 race in the team's first-ever win over Loyola. Credit: Ryan Kim/Chronicle

Track and field finally defeats Loyola

Asa Saperstein April 20, 2018

The boys’ track and field team defeated Loyola with a score of 74-54 on Thursday to win the Mission League title for the first time in school history. The girls’ team also beat Marymount 85-42, with...

Brody Listen '21 winds up a shot in the first quarter of a dominant win over St. Francis. Listen was recently called up to Varsity. Credit: Asa Saperstein/Chronicle

Lacrosse rolls past St. Francis

Asa Saperstein April 19, 2018

The boys’ lacrosse team defeated St. Francis Wednesday by a score of 13-3 in the final game of the regular season. Though the Wolverines struggled to crack the opponent’s zone defense in the first...

Asher Early '19 jogs into a timeout in a blowout of Oak Park. Credit: Lauren Nehorai/Chronicle

Lacrosse trounces Oak Park

Asa Saperstein March 15, 2018

The lacrosse team completely overpowered Oak Park by a score of 13-3 today at home. The game was almost out of reach for Oak Park after the first quarter, as they faced a 5-0 deficit. The Wolverines were...

Natalie Phillips ’21 dribbles the ball upfield during a 2-0 victory over Taft (Woodland Hills) Jan. 5. Photo Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Midseason bumps prevent league title

Asa Saperstein February 14, 2018

The girls’ soccer team finished the season with an overall record of 11-4-2, putting them at second place in the Mission League behind Flintridge Sacred Heart. Center defensive mid Kerry Neil ’19...

William Roskin ’18 jukes out opponent during Senior Night against Crespi. The team won the game 5-0. Photo Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Strong finish secures second in league

Asa Saperstein February 13, 2018

The boys’ soccer team finished second in the Mission League with a record of 9-8-2 Friday. Head Coach Kris Ward said that, given the age of the team, second place is a great way to finish. “Before...

Natalie Barnouw '20 receives a pass in the middle of the field. Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Girls’ soccer loses at home

Asa Saperstein February 2, 2018

The girls' soccer team was defeated 2-1 at home Friday night by Flintridge Sacred Heart. On an early goal by Kat Hollis '19, the Wolverines got out to a quick lead before Sacred Heart scored two straight...

Girls’ soccer edges rival

Asa Saperstein January 12, 2018

The girls’ soccer team defeated Chaminade 2-1 at home Friday night in the team’s first matchup this season against the rival Eagles. Until forward Katherine Hollis ’19, known for her strength...

Ryan Neapole '19 receives a pass. Photo Credit: Pavan Tauh / Chronicle

Team suffers second round playoff exit

Asa Saperstein November 23, 2017

After upsetting last year’s Division I champion Orange Lutheran 9-8 in the first round of CIF, the boys’ water polo team’s hopes of a CIF championship vanished Nov. 8 when they fell in double-overtime...

Keller Maloney, '18, winds his arm before scoring.

Water polo wins first round of CIF

Asa Saperstein November 3, 2017

The boys' water polo team upset last year's Division I champion Orange Lutheran 9-8 on Thursday night and will advance to the Division I CIF semifinals. The team went down 6-3 and trailed for the first...

Water polo cruises on senior night

Asa Saperstein October 26, 2017

In the final league game of the year, the boys' water polo team routed St. Francis 25-0. The water polo team at St. Francis was formed just two years ago. Compared to a record of 25-2 last year, the Wolverines...

Members of the basketball team sit on the bench during  a game last year. Printed with permission of HW Athletics

D-none bound: finding value in more than just recruitment

Asa Saperstein October 20, 2017

Junior year: finding value in sports when you’re not the best player Junior year is demanding academically, but it also may just be the height of our social lives, too. Compound these factors with the...

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