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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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...

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...

MEERA MEERA ON THE WALL: Standout junior Meera Burghardt ’20 prepares to pass in the 12-3 win against Flintridge Sacred Heart High School on Jan. 17. After the win, the squad went on to beat Oaks Christian High School 13-12 Jan. 19 and Notre Dame 21-6 Jan. 22. Credit: Kyle Reims / Chronicle

Squad gears up for CIF Open Division playoffs

Eugene Wyman January 30, 2019

The girls’ water polo team moved up into the CIF Open Division this year from Division III. The team has faced fiercer competition this season, leading them to a 12-10 record. Last year, they had the...

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...

 Taylor LaCour ’19 passes the ball in a game against Bishop Alemany High School on Feb. 7 last season. Photo Credit: Ryan Albert/Chronicle

Girls’ water polo looks for success after move to CIF Open Division

Eugene Wyman December 12, 2018

The girls' water polo team looks toward a strong inaugural season in Open Division coming off of a fruitful run last season. The team saw its effort in the off season lead to more wins last season, Abby...

Taylor LaCour '19 pressures an opponent Credit: Juliana Berger/Chronicle

Girls’ water polo wins season opener

Eugene Wyman December 4, 2018

The girls’ water polo team opened its season with an 18-5 win over Louisville on Dec. 4, at the Copses Family Pool. The Wolverines got off to a hot start, by scoring six goals in the first quarter...

Girls’ water polo wins Claremont Tournament

Ryan Albert December 3, 2017

The girls’ water polo team won the Claremont Tournament this Dec. 2 as the starting games of their seasons. The Wolverines defeated Fountain Valley 18-2, Fullerton 14-3, Palos Verdes 13-8 and La Quinta...

Wolverines exit playoffs in quarterfinals

Ellis Becker February 19, 2017

The girls’ water polo team fell to Righetti 10-6 in the quarterfinals of the CIF playoffs Feb. 18, knocking the Wolverines out of the playoffs. Coming off of a Mission League title win at the end of...

Head Coach Brian Flacks gives his players tips during a time out.  Credit: Matthew Yam/Chronicle

Girls’ water polo defeats Los Altos to move onto CIF quarterfinals

Matthew Yam February 15, 2017

The Girls’ water polo team defeated Los Altos 13-6 in the first round of the CIF Division III playoffs Feb. 15. The squad was aggressive and dominant, leading for the entirety of the game. Villanova...

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