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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Wolverines do A-skips on Ted Slavin Field to warm-up for their first meet against Loyola High School on Feb. 13.

Cross country team ends season after six meets

Amelia Scharff March 24, 2021

After a long sports hiatus due to COVID-19, the cross country team has finished their shortened season, with the recent meet at home leaving the girls team undefeated and the boys team 2-3 this season. After...

Runner Nathan Aloisi ’20 crosses the finish line in the Mission League Meet Final at Crescenta Valley Park. Chloe Schaeffer/Chronicle

Team improves to seal its CIF spot

Charlie Wang November 13, 2019

The cross-country team finished regular season competition at the Mission League finals last Wednesday. The girls advanced to the CIF preliminaries after finishing in third place, while the boys missed...

SPEEDY SPENCER: Runner India Spencer ‘21 passes her competition at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic on Sept. 16. Spencer finished the race with a time of 18:16:40, and a 6:05 pace.  (Credit: Ryan Albert)

Team strives to place higher in CIF Playoffs

Charlie Wang August 28, 2019

Despite the departure of many runners, the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams hope to make it to the CIF Playoffs again under the leadership of program head Jonas Koolsbergen. “The athletes who...

RUN LIKE THE WIND: Diego Ahmad ’20 competes in a race at the Woodbridge Invitational on Sept. 15. At the invitational, Andrew Shibuya ’19 beat his personal record for the three mile race along with other runners. Shibuya finished with a time of 14.59.1. (Photo Credit: Ryan Albert/Chronicle)

Runners compete in three invitationals

Eugene Wyman October 3, 2018

The cross country team has started its year strong at its first three invitationals. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams started off their seasons at the Seaside Invitational on Aug. 31 at the Ventura...

Stride for stride: Captain Alexandra Ankai ‘19 is focused as she sprints passed her competition into the new season. Credit: Pavan Tauh

Team runs toward Seaside invitational

Eugene Wyman August 29, 2018

The cross country team is currently preparing for their first meet, the Seaside Invitational on Aug. 31. The team has been working hard since the beginning of July, practicing four times a week and lifting...

Construction continues on storage container

Ryan Albert February 15, 2018

A new storage container is being installed by the track around Ted Slavin Field, which will store cross country and track aerobic cross-training equipment. When complete, there will be lighting and power...

Team looks toward state meet win

Ryan Kim November 15, 2017

Following its success in the regular season, the cross country team entered the postseason poised for CIF preliminaries and finals season. The team hopes to repeat last season’s strong performance...

Cross Country team faces opponents at Griffith Park

Ryan Kim September 26, 2017

The Cross Country team ran their first Mission League meet at Griffith Park tonight. Both the Girls’ Junior Varsity and Varsity teams won the meet with the help of Natalia Quintero ’20 who took first...

Cross country runs at Seaside Invitational

Cross country runs at Seaside Invitational

Ryan Albert September 10, 2017

The cross country team started its season racing at Seaside Invitational on Sept. 8th. Top finishes include Natalia Quintero '21 placing first in the freshman girls race at 18:17 and Andrew Shibuya '19...

Runners aim for title repeat

Jackie Greenberg August 30, 2017

The cross country team prepared for its first meet Sept. 8 by focusing on both physical and mental workouts in Big Bear during the team's annual retreat. “Big bear is always a great bonding experience,"...

Dustin Jones ’17 competes in the 69th annual Mt. SAC Invitational on Oct. 21.  Both the boys and girls qualified for the State Finals with their fourth and fifth-place finishes in the CIF Division IV Finals on Nov. 19.  State finals begin Nov. 26. Credit: Joe Levin/Chronicle

Runners advance to finals

Joe Levin November 28, 2016

Most teenagers use their weekends to catch up on sleep, but before most people even woke up Saturday morning, both the girls’ and boys’ cross country teams accomplished what they set out to do at the...

The Cross Country team poses for a photo after their week training at Big Bear. Photo courtesy of Justin Ciccone.

With miles of laughs, athletes push each other for championship run

Joe Levin August 31, 2016

Throughout the year, members of the cross-country team have only 6 weeks off - two between the cross-country and track seasons and two after track ends. That means that for most of this summer, five days...

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