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Football: There's nothing like homecoming at Harvard-Westlake

September 26, 2011 |  5:04 pm

Famous lawyers, doctors, actors -- they should be out in force for the homecoming game on Saturday night at Studio City Harvard-Westlake, though TMZ is not invited.

There's nothing like a Harvard-Westlake homecoming. There will be a carnival, complete with a Ferris wheel. There's bungee jumping and rock climbing. Food by the school's multi-cultural clubs will be available starting at 3 p.m.

When the football game against Woodland Hills El Camino Real begins at 7:30 p.m., the real excitement begins. Harvard-Westlake (3-1) is averaging 44 points a game and running an offense that's Oregon-like. Good luck to the Conquistadores, who might be 4-0 but won't know what hit them.

Of course, I've saved the worst news for last. If you can figure out how to get a parking spot near Harvard-Westlake, you deserve to become a candidate for mayor. There's construction on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard, so no parking is permitted. The school is trying to get the DWP to allow parking on the east side.

"Parking is going to be challenging," said school spokesman Terry Barnum, who happens to be a former USC running back. Barnum could be be running for his life on Saturday night if certain people don't get a parking space.

But hey, it's going to be fun. Former El Camino Real baseball Coach Matt LaCour is the public-address announcer, so the Conquistadores will have at least one friendly person in the audience.

Update: LaCour, who's also the Harvard-Westlake baseball coach, says, "I'm a Wolverine."

-- Eric Sondheimer

 

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