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Volume 30

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ATHLETICS

Oakland, California - August 28, 2021: #99 Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees hits a 9th inning home run against the Oakland Athletics at Ring Central Coliseum. Printed with permission of https://www.shutterstock.com/g/ConorFitzgerald/about

Judgment Day

Connor Merrihew, Reporter | October 25, 2022

Update to Aaron Judge’s Wild Home Run Race on Sept. 20 For 61 years, American professional baseball right fielder Roger Maris’s 1961 single season home run record of 61 stood strong, the most home...

Sophia prepares to spike the ball during one of her club volleyball games.

Player Spotlight: Sophia Cotter

Donna Enayati and Alexandra Reisner | October 6, 2022

Sophia Cotter ’27 is a on the middle school girls volleyball 8A team and the Sunshine 15 Westside Team. A passionate player, Cotter has been playing since she was in 4th grade. She started on her school...

Player Spotlight: Charlie Ross-Settineri

Player Spotlight: Charlie Ross-Settineri

Darya Ghassemieh, Reporter | October 3, 2022

Charlie Ross-Settineri ’27 is an 8th grade member of the middle school cross country team. He is returning for his second year this season. Ross-Settineri was inspired to join the team because of his...

Player Spotlight: Valentina Hernandez Ruiz

Player Spotlight: Valentina Hernandez Ruiz

Camryn Banafsheha, Reporter | October 3, 2022

Valentina Hernandez Ruiz ’27 is a member of the middle school fencing team. She is returning for her second consecutive year this fall. Hernandez Ruiz’s fencing experience prior to becoming a Wolverine...

Courtney Corrin ’16, Girls Soccer and Track & Field; Lucy Davis ’11, Equestrian; 
Terry Elledge ’85-14, Coach; Alexandria Florent ’15, Track & Field; Arden Pabst ’13, Baseball

Hall Of Fame inducts five

Ezekiel Baum, Reporter | September 29, 2022

It’s almost Homecoming, and that marks the next set of entries into the Harvard-Westlake Athletics Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees Courtney Corrin ’16: Since graduating from Harvard-Westlake...

Player Spotlight: Gali Kreiz

Player Spotlight: Gali Kreiz

Connor Merrihew, Reporter | September 27, 2022

Gali Kreiz ’28 is an outside hitter for the middle school girls volleyball team. She says she found a passion for the sport last year and decided to continue playing volleyball this fall. Her favorite...

Player Spotlight: Remy Kavanagh

Player Spotlight: Remy Kavanagh

Lyla Kavanagh, Reporter | September 27, 2022

#9 Remy Kavanagh ’28 is a linebacker for the Wolverines middle school football team. While he played flag football in elementary school, this year is his first year playing tackle football. A  dedicated...

Oakland, California - August 28, 2021: #99 Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees hits a 9th inning home run against the Oakland Athletics at Ring Central Coliseum. Printed with permission of https://www.shutterstock.com/g/ConorFitzgerald/about

Aaron Judge’s Wild Home Run Race

Connor Merrihew, Reporter | September 20, 2022

Closing in fast on Roger Maris’ single season home run record of 61, New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge has been destroying baseballs recently. Judge is having an MVP caliber year, leading the...

Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish of the Cross Country Runners defeats Jim Coleman of Team Jay Moshlehi in the Dodgeball quarterfinals on Tuesday, May 3 during activities. (Previously posted on Spectrum as just a photo).

Middle School Dodgeball Tournament

Sofia Giovine and Annabelle Cheung | June 4, 2022

During the months of March, April and May, break was a chaotic time. With whistles blowing and colorful balls bouncing on the lower and upper courts, the dodgeball matches began at the start of break almost...

Student Predictions for the NBA Playoffs

Rohan Amin, Columnist | May 23, 2022

The NBA playoffs are back! After a year of the pandemic bubble and a year with limited fans, the NBA playoffs kicked off this past month on Tuesday, April 12 in full swing. No more mask mandates, no more...

Harvard-Westlakes freshman basketball team in a huddle during halftime of their final game of the season against Chaminade on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

On basketball and building friendships

Rohan Amin, Staff | February 17, 2022

“It was enlightening and refreshing to be in a new environment on the team,” guard Hudson Chen ’25 said. Chen reflected on the boys’ freshman team’s 21-22 season. The freshman team had 12...

Winners of last season’s Foam Football Foam Bowl from left Alex Nickoll 25, Cole Grossman 25 and Matthew Reiter 25

Origin Story: Foam Football League

Eden Conner, Humorist | February 8, 2022

Being introduced to a new sports phenomenon is an experience for the ages. A select few have mastered the art of athletic endeavors such as underwater rugby and wife carrying, but two Harvard-Westlake...

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