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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Lakers Bring Back Their Tradition With Scott

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor On the day Byron Scott became the new coach of the Lakers this summer three surprise guests attended the press conference. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Culver (0-6) Awaits Homecoming Game Friday

"It was a game that was a tale of two halves." The opening words from Culver High head football Jahmal Wright aptly describing his team's 42-10 loss at Lawndale High to begin the 2014 Ocean League...

 
 Sports    October 16, 2014 

Culver Volleyball Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

The Culver City High Girls Varsity Volleyball team defeated Santa Monica High in four games. It was the team's Dig Pink game in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Honored were two people: Varsity...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Dodgers Hire Friedman, Demote Colletti

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When the Dodgers were quickly eliminated from the current playoffs it was likely a major change was coming. It was a matter of who would be replaced by new owners who...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Champion Kings Lose Season Opener

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was a big day for the Los Angeles Kings last Wednesday. They opened up the 2014-15 NHL season, received their long-awaited championship rings the day before,...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Cardinals Eliminate Dodgers Again

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Dodgers tried to avenge their loss to the Cardinals in the 2013 NLCS, but again fell short, losing the 2014 NLDS to the Cardinals 3-1 in a five-game series...

 
 Sports    October 9, 2014

Lakers Lose Nick Young for Eight Weeks

Nick Young suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb at the Lakers’ practice last Thursday. He underwent successful surgery but will be out for about eight weeks....

 
 Sports    October 9, 2014

Clippers Lose Exhibition Opener

The Clippers lost their exhibition opener, 112-94 to the Golden States Warriors Tuesday night at Staples center. Blake Griffin had 24 points and 12 rebounds including four shots from more than 18...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 9, 2014

Culver (0-5) Eyes League Schedule

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The 2014 Ocean League football season cannot start soon enough for Culver City High as they are still searching for their first victory of the season. Their last...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 9, 2014

Collapse

It looked for awhile like there could be a Freeway World Series this season. So, how can we explain that neither the Dodgers nor the Angels made it out of their opening playoff series? Well, we can...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 2, 2014

Dodgers Can Be Champs but Erratic Play Leaves Doubts

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor During most of my lifetime the New York Yankees have been baseball’s biggest spenders and often had the best team. They piled up World Series championships but in...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 2, 2014

Paramount Hands Culver Another Loss

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The school of hard knocks is alive and well and still in session for Culver City High football in 2014. As the fading twilight sky revealed a sliver of an autumn...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    October 2, 2014

'I'M A BELIEVER'

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist As a professional volleyball player in my younger years I have a special affinity to that sport. As an Israeli woman I was obligated to serve in the army for two...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 25, 2014

Centaurs Lose Again but Coach Sees Progress

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The inviting nights of a cooling autumn were still just around the corner when the undefeated San Pedro High football team visited Jerry Chabola Stadium at Culver...

 
 Sports    September 25, 2014

USC Announces Basketball TV Schedule

The USC men’s basketball team is once again taking on a competitive schedule for the 2014-15 season and Trojan fans will be able to catch all of the action as every game will be available on television or online and on the USC flagship radio...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    September 25, 2014

Can Angels Succeed In Playoffs? I Don't Know

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Angels clinched their division championship the fastest of any team this season. That’s the good news for Angel fans. The bad news is the team that clinches...

 
 Sports    September 25, 2014

Former Centaur Rose Signs with Miami Dolphins

Lowell Rose, a 2008 Culver City High graduate, has signed a contract to play cornerback for the Miami Dolphins. Rose has taken a circuitous route to the NFL, but his dream of playing in the NFL has...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 18, 2014

Culver Cross Country Starts Fast

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Who wouldn't want to run in The Great Cow Run, one of the best-named athletic events in Southern California? And that's exactly how the Culver City High 2014 cross co...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 18, 2014

Culver Tennis Girls Defeat Windward

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Game, set, match. The 2014 Culver City High girls tennis team won its season home-opener, 11-7 on Tuesday, September 9, against Windward School, an emerging local...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    September 18, 2014

NFL Returning To LA? Maybe

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor After many years of rumors about the National Football League returning to Los Angeles it’s easy to dismiss such talk now. But one of these years an NFL may move...

 
 Sports    September 18, 2014

UCLA Recruit Ruled Ineligible

Heralded UCLA basketball signee Jonah Bolden has been ruled ineligible for the coming season by the NCAA. The 6-foot-9 power forward, a native of Australia, was ruled a partial qualifier after he left Australia after last season had started to play...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 18, 2014

Culver Loses a Heartbreaker

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The first line in this story easily could have read: 'On any given Friday night...' Ultimately it was a game that evoked an element often missing from high school...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    September 18, 2014

I See No Defense for Ray Rice

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor I never like to see anyone lose their job. If someone screws up I look for ways he or she can learn from a mistake. But this does not apply to Ray Rice, the Baltimore...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    September 11, 2014

Haden Fined $25,000; Sarkisian Takes the Blame

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor It’s been quite a start to USC’s football season. In the first game, before 76,000 in the Coliseum, new head coach Steve Sarkisian introduced a go-go offense that...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 11, 2014

West Torrance Spoils Culver's Opener

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The Culver City High 2014 varsity football team customarily began another year with a very tough pre-league season schedule. Last year was a prime example of this...

 

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