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 By Dale Williams    Sports    November 21, 2012

End of the Road

The Centuars Fall to Lompoc For most of the past two and a half months, the Culver City High football team’s season has been something of a roller coaster ride. But just as the ride seemed to be getting really interesting, it came to an abrupt...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    November 14, 2012

Powerful Lompoc Stands In Culver’s Way

Centaurs To Host Playoff Game Could it be 2011 all over again for the Culver City High football team? Just like last season, the Centaurs came into the playoffs having had to win their final game just to make it to the postseason. Then when it...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    November 7, 2012

Can Culver Repeat Playoff Success?

Like last year, Centaurs Barely Qualify With its collective back against the wall, the Culver City High football team responded with one of its best efforts of the 2012 season. Facing a must-win situation to make the CIF-SS playoffs, the Centaurs...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 31, 2012

Despite Injuries, Centaurs Are Hopeful

Third Place Is At Stake Friday The breaks aren’t exactly going the Culver City High football team’s way right about now. The Centaurs lost their first- and second-string centers last Friday against Morningside, and the third-stringer is the...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 24, 2012

Centaurs’ Playoff Berth At Stake

Loss To Santa Monica Mars Hopes Instead of getting better, it seems as if the Culver City High football team’s offense is getting progressively worse. And the Centaurs’ playoff hopes are progressively getting bleaker. In one of its worst...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 16, 2012

Culver Loses, Awaits Santa Monica

Key Game Is Friday Night In a season that started out with so much promise, the Culver City High football team’s motto is quickly becoming “what could have been.” In each of the Centaurs’ losses this season, they have had myriad...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 10, 2012

Centaurs Open League With Win

Hawthorne Routed, 47-0 Coming off a tough loss to Southern California power Bishop Amat two weeks ago, the Culver City High football team was in need of a confidence-boosting game. The Centaurs got just what they needed in their Ocean League opener...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 3, 2012

A Missed Opportunity

Centaurs Flub Chances In Defeat In only its second matchup against a team from the CIF-Southern Section’s highest division, the Culver City High football team had every opportunity to pull off a big upset. Instead, the Centaurs beat themselves as...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    September 25, 2012

Centaurs Await The Big Test

They Warm Up With a 51-0 Win The only thing that West Adams Prep provided the Culver City High football team with last Friday was a chance to have a glorified practice before the real test. Playing against a clearly overmatched team, the Centaurs...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    September 18, 2012

Whew --- Centaurs Barely Hold On

Backups Stumble But Culver Wins Last Friday’s game against Redondo almost seemed like three games in one for the Culver City High football team. There was the first quarter, when the Centaurs fell behind 6-0 and did little offensively. Then there...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    September 4, 2012

Centaurs Lose Opener

First Time In Nine Years It was an unusual beginning to the 2012 season for the Culver City High football team. And that’s a big reason why the Centaurs’ first game ended with such an unfamiliar feeling. Culver City rallied from deficits of 14-0...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    December 14, 2011

NICE TRY, CULVER CITY

NICE TRY CULVER CITY Centaurs Lose In CIF Finals The remarkable playoff run put together by the Culver City High football team didn't have the happy ending the Centaurs were hoping for. After stunning No. 1 seed Serra on the road in its playoff...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    December 6, 2011

FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IN 33 YEARS

Culver To Play At Arroyo Grande Five weeks ago, when the Culver City High football team was beaten by Santa Monica on its home field, the Centaurs’ season was hanging by a thread. But since then, the Centaurs have stitched together an improbable...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    December 5, 2011

IT’S CULVER-SANTA MONICA AGAIN

The Culver City High football team’s CIF-Southern Section playoff run might be a surprise to some, but if you listen to Centaurs coach Jahmal Wright explain, it makes perfect sense. “At the time of year the playoffs start, a lot of teams are...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    November 21, 2011

A SHOCKING UPSET

Culver Eliminates Top-Seeded Serra It didn’t seem like this was possible. Not with the Culver City High football team facing the No. 1 seed in the CIF-Southern Section Western Division playoffs, on the road. Not with the Centaurs facing a Serra...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 25, 2011

With Injuries, Mistakes, Centaurs Lose

Inglewood Takes Advantage, 30-10 The Culver City High football team was already hurting before last Friday’s game against Inglewood, with several key players hampered by injuries. The pain only got worse during the game. Much of it was due to...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 13, 2011

Culver Absorbs First Loss

Ocean League Games Begin Friday The things that the Culver City High football team was able to get away with in their first four games were the things that cost them against Narbonne last Friday...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 6, 2011

Unbeaten Centaurs Await Major Test

Narbonne To Visit Friday Night So far, Culver City High football coach Jahmal Wright likes what he sees from his team. The Centaurs are 4-0 this season after a 52-0 rout of Leuzinger last week, and...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    September 15, 2011

Centaurs Settle Down To Win Opener

Mistakes Eliminated In Second Half For the first two quarters of the Culver City High football team’s 2011 opener against West Torrance last Friday, the Centaurs looked a little shaky, even though...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    February 9, 2011

Culver’s Armstrong Picks Hawaii

Ever since he was 10 years old, watching college football games on TV, Ijumaa Armstrong wanted to play football for the University of Hawaii. Armstrong got that wish granted last week when the Culver City High safety signed a letter-of-intent to...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    February 9, 2011

Culver Gets 19th Win Playoffs Are Coming Up

Culver City High boys’ basketball coach Jonathan Chapman wasn’t all that surprised with how last week went for the Centaurs. Culver City lost both of its games last week, Ocean League contests to...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    November 18, 2010

Centaurs’ Playoff Test Will Be Severe

The roller coaster ride that has been the Culver City High football team’s 2010 season is on the rise. The Centaurs, who have been up and down all season, hit a high point last Friday when they defeated Beverly Hills 49-34 in their regular-season...

 
 
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