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Gabe Golob '16 exits the field as the Murrieta Mesa Rams celebrate their first CIF-SS Division I Championship in school history. 
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Wolverines lose in Division I championship game

Bennett Gross June 5, 2016

Not a word. Not a sound. Just blank stares and some tears for a Wolverine baseball team realizing that their Cinderella season had come to an end. Murrieta Mesa had spoiled Harvard-Westlake's attempts...

Jesse Bergin '18 begins his motion towards home plate during the fifth inning.
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Wolverines advance to Division I Championship

Bennett Gross June 1, 2016

Coming into their semifinal matchup against the number one seeded JSerra Lions, not many expected the Wolverines to come away with the win. However, behind ace Jesse Bergin '18, Harvard-Westlake stunned...

Casey Slattery '17 looks to catch a ball during the Wolverines' 8-0 victory over Chaminade on March 16.  Credit: Bennett Gross/ Chronicle.

Baseball starts post-season strong with victories

Bennett Gross May 29, 2016

Under first year Head Coach Jared Halpert, the baseball team finished the regular season with an overall record of 22-8 and a Mission League record of 11-7. Heading into the CIF Playoffs, the Wolverines...

Wolverines defeat Broncos to advance to CIF-SS quarterfinals

Bennett Gross May 24, 2016

Harvard-Westlake defeated Vista Murrieta 5-4 in eight innings in the second round of the CIF-SS Division I playoffs. After defeating the Broncos in the first round of last year's postseason, Vista Murrieta,...

Baseball defeats Warriors 6-4 in CIF playoffs

Bennett Gross May 18, 2016

The Harvard-Westlake baseball team defeated Westlake 6-4 in a play-in game for the CIF-SS Division I playoffs. The Wolverines, who began the game with a 6-0 cushion after the first inning, were led by...

Senior attendees of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference travelled to Boston March 11 and 12 to learn about sports stats/ Printed with permission of William Thill

Seniors hear panels at analytics conference

Bennett Gross April 12, 2016

Twelve students and three faculty members attended the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on March 11 and 12 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The conference consisted of 32...

Head coach David Rebibo is hugged by an assistant coach as his team celebrates their State Championship in the background.
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Wolverines win State Championship over Palma

Bennett Gross March 27, 2016

The Wolverines defeated the Palma Chieftains 66-49 in the CIF Division IV State Finals at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. This was Harvard-Westlake’s third state title overall with the previous two...

The Wolverins celebrate after their Regional Final victory against Viewpoint.
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Wolverines advance to State Finals in Sacramento

Bennett Gross March 19, 2016

The Wolverines defeated the Viewpoint Patriots 52-39 in the Regional Finals, advancing to the State Finals at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. In Cassius Stanley's '19 return from a concussion, he showed...

McCabe Slye '16 focuses on the plate mid-windup in his two-hit complete game. 
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Boys’ baseball defeats Chaminade in game 2 of series

Bennett Gross March 16, 2016

After losing to the Eagles 7-3 in both teams' Mission League openers, the Wolverines returned the favor, defeating Chaminade 8-0 at O'Malley Family Field. With highly touted MLB draft prospect Blake Rutherford...

Wolfgang Novogratz '16 passes the ball during the fourth quarter.
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Wolverines progress to Regional Finals

Bennett Gross March 16, 2016

Without Cassius Stanley '19 for a second consecutive game due to a concussion, the Wolverines were able to defeat the Serra Cavaliers 47-43 in the CIF Division IV Regional Semifinals to advance to the...

The baseball outfielders celebrate their 8-4 victory over Simi Valley during the Easton Tournament.  Credit: Bennett Gross/ Chronicle

Baseball starts their season with Mission League win streak

Bennett Gross March 12, 2016

Despite the loss of last year's head coach Matt LaCour, who has stepped into the role of Athletic Director, new coach Jared Halpert has not skipped a beat. The squad had notable winter league victories...

L Simpson '19 drives to the basket during the second half of the game. 
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Wolverines defeat Panthers in first round of state playoffs

Bennett Gross March 10, 2016

Despite not playing stars Cassius Stanley ’19 and Wolfgang Novogratz ’16 in the first half due to disciplinary actions, Head Coach David Rebibo and the Wolverines were able to defeat Porterville 83-52...

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