The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Master and Commander: Tales of a Wolverine sports editor

May 31, 2014

It’s fair to say I was a bit of a nerd in middle school. The hardcore sports fanatic and basketball player side of my identity was rivaled heavily by the video game-playing, superhero-obsessed sci-fi...

Boys’ basketball coach Hilliard to retire after 30 years

Grant Nussbaum April 29, 2014

He entered in 1985 as the new Harvard school basketball coach from Oregon, taking over a team that went 1-23 a year earlier. With 603 wins, 9 CIF titles, two State Championships and one season to go, he...

Big Red Spring 2014: Connecting the Dots

April 8, 2014

A short time after the story first broke in October 2013 of Jonathan Martin ’08 leaving the Miami Dolphins and claiming he had been bullied by teammates, I briefly discussed the subject with one Wolverine...

Copeland, Newton earn Mission League, CIF honors

April 5, 2014

Boys’ basketball guard Alex Copeland ’15 and forward Derick Newton ’14 were named All-Mission League First-Team members last week for their play during the 2013-2014 season. Newton was selected to...

Glitch in the Matrix

March 19, 2014

Four Wolverine winter sports teams reached CIF Playoffs in 2014, and all four were unable to capture CIF gold, with three finding themselves with a bad case of déjà vu. Girls’ soccer, boys’ basketball...

Collins ’97 signs with Brooklyn Nets for season

Grant Nussbaum March 19, 2014

After playing basketball for four years at Harvard-Westlake, four years at Stanford University and for 12 years in the NBA before coming out as gay in April 2013, Jason Collins became the first openly...

Martin ’08 traded to San Francisco 49ers

Grant Nussbaum March 11, 2014

In October 2013, former Wolverine football lineman Jonathan Martin '08 ignited a national bullying debate after leaving the NFL Miami Dolphins and claiming to be bullied by his Miami teammates. Now, Martin...

Swim teams finish 2nd at 1st Annual Justin Carr Relays

March 3, 2014

Both the girls' and the boys' varsity swim teams placed second at the Justin Carr Relays, the Wolverines' first meet of the year, March 1. Saturday's meet was the first of the annual swim meets dedicated...

Collins ’97 signs with Brooklyn Nets

February 23, 2014

Wolverine basketball alumnus Jason Collins ’97 became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a major American sports league after signing a 10-day contract with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and playing...

Girls’ soccer coasts to 5-1 playoff opener victory

Grant Nussbaum February 21, 2014

The one-seed Wolverine girls' soccer team found little trouble in the form of at-large seed Rancho Cucamonga, routing its first round opponent 5-1 Friday to advance to round two of CIF Playoffs. Courtney...

Boys’ basketball reaches CIF Quarterfinals after overtime thriller

February 21, 2014

Guard Michael Sheng '14 set the Harvard-Westlake boys' basketball record for most career assists this season, but Friday, it was Sheng's shooting touch that kept his Wolverine basketball career alive....

Boys’ basketball rolls Costa Mesa in CIF Playoffs first round

February 19, 2014

Coming off its first losing regular season in over ten years, the boys' varsity basketball team cleaned its slate as it opened the first round of CIF Playoffs with a double-digit win, defeating Costa-Mesa...

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