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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 16, 2017 

Heaven Cooper Shoots, It Goes In, Culver Makes Playoffs

It was a shot that brought the house down on Senior Night. With the score suddenly tied and 10 seconds left on the game clock the Culver City High girls basketball season was literally on the line. A...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 9, 2017

Culver Basketball: Boys, Girls Scrap for Playoff Berths

With one game remaining in 2017 Ocean League action both the Culver City High girls and boys varsity basketball teams are fighting for a CIF playoff spot that begins next week. Culver girls...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 9, 2017

TGR Live and the Genesis Open: A New Era Begins

This week's Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades is the initial test at the historic golf course for TGR Live, the tournament's newest host and organizer. TGR Live, the event...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 9, 2017

Genesis Open Endures Stormy Weather

Umbrellas and raincoats were the fashion statement at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades as the Second Round of the 2017 Genesis Open was suspended on Friday at 12:18 p.m. due to the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

California Chrome Gets Ready For Pegasus

Dihigi Gladney Interview - Part 1 In Autumn 2015 Dihigi Gladney was blessed by the horse gods. He was employed by trainer Art Sherman as the exercise rider for California Chrome, one of the world's...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

Rams Lose Final Game of Season to Cards

File it away as a mercy killing. The pain and misery of the 2016 season finally came to an end for the Los Angeles Rams as they were summarily trounced by the Arizona Cardinals, 44-6, on New Year's...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

SOMETHING NEW: Culver Girls Lose Basketball Games Sometimes

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The road to success is a hard drive. The Culver City High girls basketball team over several seasons had won its last 50 of 51 Ocean League games after defeating El...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

California Chrome's Last California Ride

Leaving on a jet plane, won't be back again. Oh Babe, please don't go. Suddenly it was over. Just like that. Yet, for Southern California horse racing fans it was the ride of a lifetime. "Chrome will...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

Tiger Woods' TGR Live to Host Genesis L.A. Open

Tiger is back. Tiger Woods is back in Los Angeles and taking charge of the PGA Tours' 2017 Genesis Open from February 13-19 at the celebrated Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. The official...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 29, 2016

Rams To Host Arizona In Finale Sunday

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter It's not a bad losing streak anymore... it's more like the plague. Thankfully for the Los Angeles Rams and their faithful there's only one game remaining in the 2016...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 22, 2016

New Coach But Same Rams In Loss

The post-Jeff Fisher era began with a whimper. The Los Angeles Rams under John Fassel's first game as interim head coach lost for the ninth time in the last ten games. The Seattle Seahawks clinched...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 15, 2016

Bernard Hopkins Loses Final Fight TKO at The Forum

Bernard Hopkins, 51, the future hall-of-fame boxer with an illustrious professional career spanning four decades left the ring for the very last time in spectacular fashion. Unfortunately on Saturday...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 15, 2016

Rams Fire Fisher, Look To The Future

'Fast and furious' news spread quickly from the Los Angeles Rams on Monday. "Obviously, a very difficult day here for the organization in relieving Jeff (Fisher) of his head coaching duties. It's not...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 8, 2016

Rams' Problems Remain In Loss To New England

It's what everybody expected. The Los Angeles Rams became Tom Brady's 201st victim as the New England Patriot set an all-time record for most wins by a starting NFL quarterback. And clearly, the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 1, 2016

Rams' Playoff Chances Diminish With Latest Defeat

Seasoned reality finally set in for Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 27, as the team lost for the sixth time in its last seven games. The bad news: the team is virtually eliminated from the 2016...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 24, 2016

Goff OK But Rams Suffer Bitter Loss

Jared Goff's NFL quarterback debut showed promise but it took a very late hard hit as the Rams suffered a disheartening 14-10 loss to the visiting Miami Dolphins last Sunday. A rain-soaked Coliseum cr...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 17, 2016

Get Ready Ram Fans: Goff Is Going To Play

Enter Jared Goff. Quarterback. Los Angeles Rams. On Tuesday morning, November 15, Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher pulled the trigger and announced that the NFL's 2016 #1 draft choice was going to replace...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 17, 2016

Culver's Football Season Ends In Playoff Loss

It wasn't the kind of beginning or ending the Ocean League Co-Champions were dreaming about. Culver City High football lost its first round 2016 playoff opener to the visiting Valley View Eagles from...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Rams to Start Goff vs Dolphins at Coliseum (Updated)

It was reported this Tuesday morning, November 15, that the Los Angeles Rams will start rookie quarterback Jared Goff, the NFL's top draft selection this year, against the visiting Miami Dolphins...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Culver Routs Beverly Hills, Will Host Playoff Opener

It was a football blitzkrieg at Beverly Hills High as Culver City High overwhelmed the Normans, 63-8, to capture a share of the 2016 Ocean League title on November 4, the final league game of the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Fans Lose Patience As Rams Lose Again

The honeymoon is over. The Los Angeles Rams crawled to the halfway point of the 2016 NFL regular season by losing their fourth consecutive game after starting the season at 3-1. For the L.A. faithful...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Rematch Heaven Rumors: Cuadras / Chocolatito Boxing Showdown In Dallas 2017?!

There's a little slice of heaven a few miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles known as the Maywood Boxing Club. Located at the very sliver end of East 52nd Place and East 56th Street adjacent to an i...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 3, 2016

Rams' Woes Continue

Four consecutive losses and counting. The now 3-5 Los Angeles Rams have reached the halfway mark in the 2016 NFL regular season in a serious funk as they lost to the Carolina Panthers, 13-10, on...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 3, 2016

Culver Football Beats Santa Monica For Fourth Straight Time

Senior Night 2016 at Jerry Chabola Stadium started off with a bang as the Culver City High football team rolled over visiting Santa Monica High, 56-20 on a clear and cool Friday evening, October 28. A...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 3, 2016

Centaurs To Host Valley View High In 2016 CIF Football Playoffs

The Culver City High football team will host Valley View High in Round 1 of the 2016 CIF Southern Section Division 11 Playoffs at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, November 11, at Jerry Chabola Stadium. The...

 

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