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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

Boys Water Polo Program Head Brian Flacks gives feedback to his team during halftime.

Deconstructing championship teams

Natalie Cosgrove February 17, 2022

As outside hitter Ava Lange '23 tied a bandana around her eyes to begin her pregame ritual, she felt the hands of her teammates guiding her way. She listened for a voice to follow before starting her way...

HOMECOMING HOCKEY: As the opposing team gets ready to defend the corner, right back Maddie Redmond 23 passes the ball during a match against Marina High School.

Field hockey wins Tournament of Champions

Leo Saperstein November 17, 2021

Girls field hockey defeated Huntington Beach High School in the Tournament of Champions, winning its fourth consecutive CIF-equivalent championship Oct. 31. The team finished the fall season with a 14-2...

DRIVING THE CHARGE: After six straight wins at the start of the season, Fiene Oerlemans ’22 scans the field in a loss against Bonita High School on Ted Slavin Field on Sept. 23. The team bounced back from the loss with a 6-0 closeout win against Edison High School on Oct. 1.

Field hockey wins four games after historic loss

Charlie Seymour October 17, 2021

The girls field hockey team’s successful season continued, reaching a 6-0 overall record until a 2-0 loss to Bonita High School on Sept. 23 ended their winning streak. The team beat Bonita 1-0 last year,...

Field hockey loses first game in three seasons

Kriste An September 26, 2021

The field hockey team lost its first home league game of the season 2-0 against Bonita High School on Thursday, moving the team’s overall record to 6-1. This is the squad’s first loss in three seasons.  Sarina...

Kiki Iriafen 21 looks to shoot the ball in the CIF-SS Division I Championship in 2020.

Good for a Girl

Amelia Scharff June 1, 2021

At the height of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament, girls basketball player Kiki Iriafen ’21 scoffed at the sight of the pictures of the women's undersupplied weight room posted...

Field hockey loses first game in three seasons against Huntington Beach High School

Amelia Scharff March 24, 2021

The field hockey team lost its first match in three seasons against rival Huntington Beach High School Thursday at Ted Slavin Field.   After an abrupt start to the season and a quick turnaround from...

Field hockey season set to restart following CIF approval

Fallon Dern March 14, 2021

Field hockey Head Coach Erin Creznic announced that the CIF approved the field hockey season to run from late March to April 17. Creznic expressed her excitement in an email sent to field hockey players...

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Alexa Druyanoff

Pandemic impacts college recruitment

Amelia Scharff August 27, 2020

When Williams College commit Gabby Odoom ’21 got the notification that her spring track and field season was canceled, fear rushed through her body. She wouldn't be able to compete and would lose the...

Girls Team of the Year: Field Hockey

Girls Team of the Year: Field Hockey

Lucas Lee June 4, 2020

As the buzzer went off on the ‘smurf turf’ at Chaminade College Preparatory, the Wolverines found themselves in unfamiliar territory; the score was tied 1-1. After almost three undefeated seasons...

The team celebrates after winning their third consecutive Los Angeles Field Hockey Association Title in a row. Credit: David Moriarty

Dawn of a Dynasty

Lucas Lee December 9, 2019

As the buzzer went off, captain and forward Astor Wu ’20 realized that the LAFHA Championship game was over. Looking up from her stance, she locked eyes with captain and midfielder Rachel Brown ’20...

Back-to-Back-to-Back

Lucas Lee November 13, 2019

The field hockey team finished undefeated for a third consecutive season and won its third consecutive Los Angeles Field Hockey Association(LAFHA) Championship. The team has not lost or tied a game since...

Fienne Oerlemans 22 breaks a Newport Harbor defenders ankles in a 2-1 win. Credit: Lucas Lee/Chronicle.

Field Hockey looks to win third consecutive championship

Lucas Lee October 31, 2019

The field hockey team will advance to the LAFHA Championship after defeating Edison High School 2-1 today. The game came down to the final seconds, but the Wolverines were able to prevent the Chargers...

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