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 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 23, 2017

Spring Is A Great Time To Be A College Sports Fan

When it comes down to what is your favorite local college sports season, spring should be at the top of the list. March Madness for men and women, baseball, softball, womens gymnastics, mens and...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 16, 2017 

Four Southland Teams Make The Big Dance

Four local college basketball teams punched their ticket to the 2017 NCAA Tournament that started this week. Both the UCLA men’s and women’s teams are dancing along with the USC men’s team and...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 9, 2017

Bruins, Trojans Start Pac-12 Tournament Play

March Madness started this week for the UCLA and USC men’s basketball teams in Las Vegas. The tournament kicked off last Wednesday when USC beat Washington in the first round the first round. USC...

 

It's USC Vs. UCLA Again Saturday

The number five will be a key number when UCLA battles USC in men’s basketball on Saturday. USC is looking to be victorious over the Bruins for the fifth time in a row and UCLA wants to extend...

 

USC Men's Basketball Hopes To Return To The Top 25

The USC men's basketball team hopes the return of Bennie Boatwright will also help the Trojans return to the top 25 rankings in the nation. Victories over the Oregon schools this week should put them...

 

UCLA Men and Women Basketball Continue To Play At a High Level

The No. 10 UCLA men and the No. 15 Bruin women are looking to continue their elite play on the basketball court this week when they take on the Oregon schools. The men will be at home and the women...

 

Oregon Men Beat No. 2 UCLA, 89-87; USC Stays Unbeaten

Pac-12 basketball for men and women started this week and if the game between UCLA and Oregon men is any indication this season is going to be a great one. Eleven on the 12 men’s teams have winning...

 

Trojans Ride Eight-Game Winning Streak To Rose Bowl

When the USC football team started the 2016 season with a 52-6 lost to Alabama on September 3, in Arlington, Texas a lot of people brushed it off because Alabama was the No. 1 ranked team in the...

 

Lawry's Beef Bowl Sets The Standard For Special Events

There are 42 college football bowls games this year and next year that will include 84 teams. Every game has special events leading up to the game that makes that particular one stand out and make...

 

USC, UCLA Men Remain Unbeaten In Basketball

The Trojans and Bruins men's basketball teams are having dream seasons so far this year but the coaches realize college basketball has a lot of parity around the country. On any given day a team can...

 

USC, UCLA Women (And Men) Excelling In Basketball

Don't look now but the USC and UCLA women's basketball teams are duplicating what the men's teams are doing. The UCLA men are 11-0 and ranked No. 2 in the nation and the USC men are 9-0 and ranked...

 

UCLA Basketball Is Ranked No. 2 In Nation

The UCLA's men's basketball program is back according to the latest national basketball polls. The Bruins climbed nine spots to claim the No. 2 position after their surprising 97-92 victory over No....

 

USC Men's Basketball Is Looking For Respect

What does the USC men's basketball team have to do to be recognized? The answer is, keep winning. The Trojans are 8-0 and they are coming off a 91-84 victory over BYU last Saturday at Staples Center,...

 

Trojans Take A Different Path To The Rose Bowl

If someone mentioned Rose Bowl around the USC football program back in September even the most loyal Trojan football fan would have said no way. After starting the season with a 1-3 record the young...

 

Lady Bruins Advance in NCAA Volleyball Championships

The UCLA women’s volleyball team took one step closer to reaching the NCAA final when it beat Murray State and Baylor last Friday and Saturday in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championships. Both matches...

 

UCLA Men's Basketball Battles No. 1 Kentucky Saturday

The No. 11 UCLA Bruins will travel to play the No. 1 team in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Channel 2. The Bruins are 8-0 and the Wildcats...

 

USC Dominates UCLA, Gets Ready For Notre Dame

While the USC Trojans will get ready to play Notre Dame on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Coliseum they will also be keeping an eye on the results of the Colorado, Utah game on Saturday. After the...

 

A Busy Weekend For USC, UCLA

If you are a fan of UCLA and USC sports then this weekend is perfect for you. The football game between the two schools takes place Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rose Bowl and their basketball teams...

 

New USC, UCLA Quarterbacks Are In The Spotlight

Four months ago two top former high school quarterbacks were starting for UCLA and USC. Josh Rosen of UCLA and Max Browne of USC were two of the best quarterbacks coming out of high school and they...

 

USC Faces Unbeaten Washington On Saturday

The USC Trojans will play their most important game of the year this Saturday when they visit the University of Washington. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. and the game will be televised on Channel 11....

 

UCLA Womens' Volleyball Climbs To Top Of Pac-12

Last Sunday the UCLA women's volleyball team showed why it is ranked No. 9 in the nation when they eliminated No. 21 Utah 3-0 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins are now 18-4 and 9-3 in the Pac-12...

 

USC Faces Oregon In Saturday Football

The USC Trojans are hoping to keep pace with the rest of the Pac-12 elite teams with a win over the Oregon Ducks this Saturday at the Coliseum. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. Although the Ducks are having...

 

UCLA Football Facing That Fork In The Road

The UCLA football team is hoping that its bye week will help them regroup and put them in a position to climb back into the winning column. They have lost three games in a row and they have dropped...

 

UCLA, USC Womens' Volleyball Teams Stay Competitive

The Pac-12 women's volleyball league continues to be one of the most competitive leagues in the nation. Seven out of the 12 teams still have a chance to win the league championship going into the mont...

 

College Volleyball Swings Into Gear This Weekend

The USC and UCLA women’s volleyball teams will battle the University of California and Stanford University at home tonight and Sunday. Both local schools need to win both matches if they expect to...

 

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