February 18, 1994 |
At first, you think Greg Hilliard must be on Valium or something. The Harvard-Westlake High basketball coach sits quietly during games. A bad play by his team or questionable call by an official? He just winces and stares at his cowboy boots. You want to tell him to stand up, to yell. You want to remind him coach is also a verb. "I find that even if I'm standing up, my kids can't hear me sometimes," Hilliard says.
April 3, 1997
Over the past 12 seasons, Hilliard has compiled a 231-88 record and has led the Wolverines to two state Division III championships, seven league titles and eight playoff appearances. Four league titles came before the arrival of twins Jarron and Jason Collins.
December 2, 1999
Harvard-Westlake's victory over Campbell Hall on Monday was the 400th career win for Wolverine Coach Greg Hilliard. * Campbell Hall will be without top freshman guard Derrick Williams until at least January. Williams is academically ineligible.
March 13, 2002 |
Greg Hilliard of Harvard-Westlake and Mike Wagner of Reseda will coach the Southern Section and City Section boys' teams, respectively, in the Battle of the Valley Senior boys' and girls' all-star basketball games April 27 at Cal State Northridge. Burbank Burroughs' Doug Nicol heads the Southern Section girls' team and Michelle Chevalier of Sylmar will lead the City girls' squad.
February 9, 2000 |
It's natural for a team to suffer a letdown after clinching a league championship. But the Harvard-Westlake boys' team had a meltdown Monday night. The Wolverines' 10-game winning streak came to a screeching halt in a 70-50 Mission League loss to St. Francis. "I expected a letdown and expected us to be flat, but we had zero [emotion]," Coach Greg Hilliard said. "We had nothing from the start. The coaching staff and the team had been so [focused] on the winning streak, we let down our guard. St.
December 3, 1996 |
The Harvard-Westlake High boys' basketball team picked up where it left off with an 81-55 nonleague victory over Antelope Valley on Monday night at Harvard-Westlake. Seniors Jason and Jarron Collins, beginning their fourth varsity season, led the Wolverines with 18 and 13 points, respectively. Senior guards Rico Cabrera (14 points) and Ryan Smiley (12) also scored in double figures, and seven reserves scored.