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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Female swimmer to go to Cornell University

Maxine Zuriff June 3, 2020

Swimmer Angelica Sih ’20 announced her commitment to Cornell University, where she will continue her academic and athletic career, April 14. “When I received the offer from Cornell to swim for them,...

Boys’ and girls’ swim emerge victorious over Saugus

Ryan Kim April 17, 2018

The boys’ and girls’ swim teams defeated Saugus High School with respective scores of 134-49 and 126-57 on April 13. This win improved the boys’ overall record to 4-1 and brings the girls’ undefeated...

Justin Carr 14 swimming the butterfly, his favorite stroke. (Used with permission of Susan Carr)

Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

Joe Levin February 16, 2017

The Fourth Annual Justin Carr Swim Relay meet is diving into new territory this year. Not only will it play host to a day of competition, but it will try and ensure that its athletes can continue to...

Ben Hallock 16 attempts to score for a league game. Hallock was Male Athlete of the Year and was selected for the U.S. Olympic Mens Water Polo team. Credit: Henry Vogel/Chronicle

Before the sun comes up

Aaron Park February 6, 2017

Every Tuesday and Friday, Paul Leclerc ’18 wakes up at 4:30 a.m. to attend swim practice.  For one and a half hours, Leclerc and the swim team train in the water, followed by a 45-minute weight...

A swimmer backstrokes during the season opening victory over Orange Lutheran on March 3.

Swimming starts season with home victory

Juliana Berger March 13, 2016

Both the boys’ and girls’ swim teams started their seasons with wins over Orange Lutheran, with the boys finishing 117-53 and the girls 92-88. “The swim team is really strong this year, and I think...

Rian Ratnavale

Swimming Without Floaties

Rian Ratnavale October 7, 2015

I vividly remember my dad trying to teach me to swim when I was 5 years old without much success. Although I could hold my breath for a long time, I wouldn’t get anywhere when I tried to swim without...

Individual athletes go far in CIF playoffs, set school records

Joe Levin May 27, 2015

After a regular Mission League season in which the boys’ swimming team went 2-3 and the girls’ swimming team went 3-2, individuals on both teams went far in the CIF Southern Section Playoffs. The...

Swimmers finish third at Mission League Finals

Joe Levin April 29, 2015

Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity swim teams finished in third place at the Mission League Finals Monday and Tuesday, which took place at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. After a 3-4 season for the boys’...

8 race at CIF Finals

Aaron Lyons May 28, 2014

Eight Wolverine swimmers competed to wrap up their season at CIF Finals May 17 at the Riverside Aquatics Center. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams finished with overall records of 5-2. The girls’ squad...

Five swimmers qualify for CIF before Mission League Finals

Aaron Lyons April 30, 2014

With five swimmers having already automatically qualified for CIF, the varsity boys’ and girls’ swim teams exited Mission League Championships April 29 fueled with motivation for CIF Prelims May 12. Henry...

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...

Coach builds on 2013 finish

Aaron Lyons February 12, 2014

After sending seven athletes to CIF last year, the swimming team has big plans for this upcoming season. Led  by second year coach Jonathan Carroll and the newly built Copses Family Pool, the swimmers’...

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