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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Wrestling puts forth a winning effort against Crespi

Alex Amster December 4, 2019

The wrestling team defeated Crespi by a score of 60-18, and this was the squad’s first league match of the season. This match is also memorable as it marks the first official win for head coach and program...

Wrestling shows potential in first tournament.

Alex Amster November 23, 2019

Today, the wrestling team started off strong in its first tournament of the season, the South Torrance Spartan Kickoff, with two wrestlers placing fourth in their weight classes. 182 pounder Kanoa Young...

SURF-BOARDMAN: Paul Boardman ’21 grapples with an opponent from Crespi Carmelite High
School. Boardman advanced to the CIF Southern Section Championships in individuals this year.
Photo Credit: Zack Schwartz/Chronicle

Team struggles to overcome injuries

Zack Schwartz March 1, 2019

After a season plagued by injuries, including wrestlers  Kanoa Young ’21, team captain Kevin Chen ’19 and Chronicle Layout Assistant and Staff Writer Lucas Lee '21, the wrestling...

Injuries hinder team’s success

Zack Schwartz December 11, 2018

The boys' wrestling team remains optimistic about its young core despite dropping its first match 36-24 to Crespi Carmelite High School on Dec. 5. The squad looks to overcome challenges...

Team Captain Calvin Kaleel '18 wins match at Santa Ynez Tournament. Credit: Calvin Kaleel

Wrestlers medal at tournament

Sophie Haber January 13, 2018

The wrestling team closed out the Santa Ynez Tournament with team captain Calvin Kaleel ‘18 placing eighth in the 132 weight class and Daniel Guerrero ‘20 placing sixth in the 170 weight class today. Kaleel...

Team captain Calvin Kaleel '18 competes in Santa Ynez Tournament. Credit: Calvin Kaleel

Wrestlers advance to second day of tournament

Sophie Haber January 13, 2018

Two wrestlers will continue to the second day of the Santa Ynez Tournament after a strong meet Jan. 12. Team captain Calvin Kaleel ’18 advanced in the 132 weight class by winning four matches and losing...

Wrestling finishes strong first meet

Keila Mccabe December 3, 2017

Wrestling had a promising first match with wrestlers placing high in each weight group. Liam Douglass ’18 took first place 2-0 at 285 pounds, Riley Ruiz ’20 placed second 3-1 at 126 pounds and Kanoa...

Wrestling squad sends six members to the CIF playoffs

Sam McCabe February 17, 2017

The wrestling team concluded their regular season with the Mission League Finals at Alemany Jan. 28, advancing six wrestlers to CIFs. Justin Butler ’19 advanced as the champion of the under 152 pound...

Squad emerges victorious from first away league match

Dario Madyoon January 25, 2017

The Wolverine wrestling team defeated Crespi by a score of 33-12. Russell Davis '17 won by decision, and Justin Butler '19 won through a pin. A photo posted by Harvard-Westlake Athletics (@hwathletics)...

Squad looks to improve skills and advance to the playoffs

Sam McCabe January 17, 2017

Despite a 30-27 loss to Chaminade in their first Mission League match, the wrestling team remains optimistic due to multiple individual victories. Russell Davis ’17 and Jake Kelly ’20 both won by...

Calvin Kaleel '18 stands in a proper wrestling stance, ready to face an opponent. Sarah Lee '18/Chronicle

Wrestler Calvin Kaleel ’18 keeps moving forward

Sarah Lee March 7, 2016

Before a wrestling match, Calvin Kaleel ’18 exercises to stay warm and energized. He jogs, or he goes on his feet and his head to strengthen his neck muscles. “[My coach] tells me he wants me to wrestle...

Wrestling has high hopes for season

Cameron Stine November 22, 2015

The Wolverine wrestling team has no room for bickering between teammates. If there is a problem, it can be settled on the mat, but the disagreement ends there. That’s probably a good thing considering...

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