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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 21, 2015 

Culver Tennis Ends Encouraging Season

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Game. Set. Match. The Culver City High boys 2015 tennis season came to a close 92 miles up the Pacific Coast Highway in determined but conclusive fashion with a 16-2...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 21, 2015 

Clippers Are On Their Way But Not There Yet

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor They blew it. There’s no denying that. The Clippers had an excellent chance to end 31 years of falling short but couldn’t hold a 19-point lead in the final...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 21, 2015 

Lakers Get No. 2 Lottery Pick

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When the Lakers moved up from their original No. 4 slot in the NBA draft lottery Tuesday to No. 2 Kobe Bryant made an observation. 'We played like crap this season so...

 
 Sports    May 21, 2015 

Middle School Girls Win Softball Championship

On May 7 the Culver City Middle School Girls' Softball Team's season came to an end with a win in the Championship Game. The Panthers finished with a 10-0 season and capped it with the Delphic League...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 14, 2015

Culver High Baseball Begins Playoffs On The Road

The Culver City High baseball team will begin their 2015 post-season quest on the road. The Centaurs travel locally to Palos Verdes High on Tuesday, May 19, to take on the Sea Kings at 3:15 p.m. in a...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 14, 2015

Culver Baseball Earns Playoff Berth

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Pitching and defense wins baseball games. It also allowed the Culver City High baseball team to clinch a CIF playoff spot on a beautiful spring afternoon at Beverly...

 
 Sports    May 14, 2015

New York Joins APV Volleyball

Manhattan Beach and Huntington Beach are fixtures on the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) tour and New York has joined the group. For the first time in the AVP’s 32-year history a tournament in Manhattan has been added. The Inaugural...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 14, 2015

NFL Makes Its Point With Brady

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The National Football League was far too lenient in punishing Ray Rice for domestic abuse. Commissioner Roger Goodell took a beating from the national press and...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    May 14, 2015

Van Slyke, Greinke Add To Dodgers' Success

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was the Scott Van Slyke show at Dodger Stadium on Monday as he crushed a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Miami Marlins 5-3....

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 7, 2015

Lakers-What Might Have Been

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As the Houston Rockets begin play in the second round of the NBA playoffs I can’t help wondering what might have been for the Lakers. You see, Dwight Howard...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 7, 2015

Clippers Need Paul To Continue Sudden Surge

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor How surprising. The Clippers went to Houston with short rest, learned that Chris Paul couldn’t play and proceeded to win Game 1 of their second round playoff...

 
 Sports    May 7, 2015

AVP Returns To Manhattan Beach, Huntington Beach

The AVP professional volleyball tour will return to Manhattan Beach and Huntington Beach this summer. A tournament in scheduled in Cincinnati too, as it was last summer. Four cities that weren’t on last year’s schedule will complete the seven...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 7, 2015

Culver's Sterner Pitches Second No-Hitter

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Right now the sound of a broken record is sweet music to Culver City High baseball. The artist is Jay Sterner, the senior lefty pitcher who recorded his second...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    May 7, 2015

Clippers: Just Breathe and Believe

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist In these hot playoff days after 82 games this season it became time for the best eight teams in the Western Conference to compete. Four are left. So which team will...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 30, 2015

Angels Will Pay Hamilton $70 Million To Play For Texas

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When an arbitrator ruled that Josh Hamilton would be entitled to his full 2015 salary from the Angels despite a relapse of cocaine addiction the club responded with...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 30, 2015

Culver Baseball Eyes Playoff Berth

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Baseball 2015, Ocean League style, is no walk in the park. The Culver City High Centaurs are currently 2-2 in competition with three crucial series remaining on their...

 
 Sports    April 30, 2015

Dodgers' Pitcher McCarthy Out For The Season

Brandon McCarthy, who signed a four-year, $48 million contract with the Dodgers in December, 2014, is out for the remainder of the season. McCarthy, a righthanded starting pitcher, had a 3-0 record this season but suffered a torn elbow ligament and...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 30, 2015

Clippers Can't Match Spurs' Reserves In Game 5 Loss

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Clippers were dazzling in the first quarter of Game 5 Tuesday night. They raced to a 28-13 lead over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs at Staples...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 30, 2015

LAKERS: Anatomy Of A Disaster – Part 3

(Editor’s Note: Three seasons ago, after the Lakers were swept out of the NBA playoffs in the first round a summary of their troubles was analyzed in part 1 of this series. I didn’t plan on a...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 23, 2015

Can The Clippers Eliminate The Defending Champion Spurs?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When Doc Rivers found out the Clippers would be playing the five-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in the first playoff round he asked ‘this is what we get for...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 23, 2015

Gonzalez Leads Dodgers Into First Place

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Dodgers’ first baseman Adrian Gonzalez had his 13-game hitting streak halted on Sunday against the Rockies, but the Dodgers improved their win-streak to seven g...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 23, 2015

Culver Volleyball Tournament Called a Success

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The 2nd Annual Culver City Varsity Volleyball Tournament was once again a resounding success for the eight teams that participated at Del Goodyear Gymnasium on...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 23, 2015

Anatomy Of A Disaster – Part 3

(Editor's Note: Three seasons ago, after the Lakers were swept out of the NBA playoffs in the first round a summary of their troubles was analyzed in part 1 of this series. I didn't plan on a part 2...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 16, 2015

Angels Must Pay Hamilton And They're Not Happy

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Major League baseball has announced it won’t investigate the Josh Hamilton case, and that means the Angels are stuck with his sizeable contract for this season....

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 16, 2015

Coach Explains Why Kings Missed The Playoffs

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was the final regular season game for the Los Angeles Kings, a team that was eliminated from playoff contention, but they came out and ended the season with a...

 

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