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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Center defender Ayva Magna ’22 gets ready to shoot the ball against Oaks Christian High School during her game March 4.

Team looks to bounce back after shaky start

Maxine Zuriff March 25, 2021

The girls water polo team struggled at the beginning of its season and currently stands at an overall record of 6-3. The team started off strong with an 8-5 win over Mira Costa High School but since then...

Girls water polo narrowly defeats Long Beach Wilson High School

Danny Johnson March 15, 2021

The girls water polo team defeated Long Beach Wilson High School in a close game, by a score of 12-10 at home on Monday. It was a meaningful win for the Wolverines, beating one of their long-time rivals....

Girls water polo defeats Mira Costa High School in their season opener

Maxine Zuriff March 4, 2021

The girls water polo team opened their season March 2 with an 8-5 win over Mira Costa High school. This was the team's first game back since the athletic program shut down due to COVID-19. Players have...

COVID-19 CONCERNS: Despite the football team's efforts to conduct socially distanced practices, the school is still reevaluating participant safety.

As cases rise, future of on-campus athletics appears to be in jeopardy

Amelia Scharff December 9, 2020

With COVID-19 cases at an all-time high in California according to the Los Angeles Times, new restrictions may affect on-campus sports practices. In an all-school email sent by President Rick Commons,...

CIF CHAMPS: Attacker Alex Button ’21 rises above her opponent, looking to pass in the 13-12 win against San Clemente on Feb. 22. Credit: Woo Sim

Girls water polo makes history with CIF win

Charlie Wang March 4, 2020

Two years ago, the girls’ water polo team exited the Woollett Aquatic Center empty-handed after losing the CIF-SS Division III Championship 6-5 to Woodrow Wilson High School. The team was forced to...

Matt Kubeck and the girls' water polo team celebrate as time expires in the CIF Division II Finals.  Credit: Wu Sim

Girls’ Water Polo wins first CIF-SS Division II Title

Charlie Wang February 23, 2020

In only their second year after moving up from Division III, the girls water polo team won its first CIF-SS Division II championship, defeating San Clemente High School 13-12. The team won on a late goal...

Attacker Meera Burghardt ’20 looks to shoot the ball against Redondo Union High School on Jan. 18. Credit: Kyle Reims/Chronicle

Girls’ Water Polo advances to CIF-SS Division II Finals

Charlie Wang February 20, 2020

The Game The Harvard Westlake girls’ water polo team advanced to the CIF Southern Section Division II Championship game after defeating Mira Costa High School 10-8 on Feb. 19. The game, which was played...

Girls look to learn from mistakes

Charlie Wang January 29, 2020

In its second season competing in the CIF Open Division, the girls’ water polo team looks to improve on last year’s second round exit after going undefeated in Mission League. The team finished the...

Savannah Shaub '22 takes a shot in the Wolverines' 23-1 victory over Alemany in the season opener on Dec. 2. Credit: Charlie Wang/Chronicle

Girls’ Water Polo suffers first loss of the season

Charlie Wang December 6, 2019

The girls’ water polo team lost to Laguna Beach High School 18-10 on Friday night. The loss was the Wolverines’ first of the 2019-2020 season and the first with Matt Kubeck as head coach. It also...

Girls’ Water Polo Wins Season Opener

Charlie Wang December 3, 2019

Under new head coach Matt Kubeck, the girls’ water polo team began the season with a convincing 23-1 victory over Bishop Alemany High School on Monday afternoon. In its first regular-season and league...

Water polo coach steps down

Kyle Reims September 23, 2019

Emily Greenwood stepped down as Program Head for the girls' water polo team, according to a statement put out by the school on Friday, Sept. 13. In the team’s two seasons under Greenwood, it won consecutive...

Emily Hilliard '19 passes the ball from the goal. Credit: Kyle Reims / Chronicle

Girls’ water polo cruises past Notre Dame on Senior Night

Eugene Wyman January 22, 2019

The girls’ water polo team beat Notre Dame High School 21-6 on their senior night at the Copses Family Pool today. The Wolverines started off strong, outscoring the Knights 11-1 in the first half, and...

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