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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Varsity Runner Daniela Quintero 22 warms up before her race.

School hosts first Cross Country meet since pandemic

Liam Razmjoo and Justin Goldstein February 17, 2021

The Cross Country team participated in the first competitive sporting event held since the school cancelled all athletic activities due to the pandemic on Mar. 11. The Wolverines faced off against Loyola...

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...

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...

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,"...

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...

Casey Crosson competes in a track and field event in a recent meet. Credit: Emily Rahhal/Chronicle.

Q&A with girls’ cross country athlete Casey Crosson ’17

Eli Adler March 11, 2016

How did you start running? How long have you been running? What distances? I started on the track team in seventh grade, but I didn’t do cross country until eighth grade and didn’t really begin to...

London Alexander 18 practices her start to refine her technique. Although she has run distance in the past, Alexander will venture into the world of sprints for the upcoming track and field season. 
Credit: Danielle Spitz/Chronicle

London Alexander ’18 is on track for success

Danielle Spitz January 15, 2016

As she tightened the last needle spike on her neon pink and yellow Nikes, London Alexander ’18 was ready to face what she considers to be the most important race of her track and field career. It was...

Winner winner: The Boys Cross Country Team poises with their plaque after winning CIF-SS.  Credit: HW Athletics.

Cross Country wins CIF

Juliana Berger November 24, 2015

The boys’ Cross Country team won Division IV CIF-SS and qualified for California State Finals, which will take place in Fresno on Nov. 28. “We are all incredibly excited about going to state,”...

Cross country experiences early season success

Cameron Stine October 7, 2015

All four cross country teams have had early successes this season, with the girls’ team placing fourth and the boys’ team seventh at the Palos Verdes Invitation Oct. 3. Previously, the girls’ teams...

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