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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 4, 2016

Rebuilding Year? Not These Culver Girls

It's been a challenging year so far for the 2015-16 Culver City High girls basketball team. They fought through a tough preseason and incurred their first Ocean League loss in five seasons a few...

 
 By Myke Williams    Sports    February 4, 2016

USC, UCLA Basketball Teams Seek NCAA Tournament Bids

USC and UCLA men’s and women’s basketball teams have reached the half way mark in the super competitive Pac-12 Conference. All four teams are keeping their NCAA tournament hopes alive. The USC men are 17-5 overall and are tied for second with...

 
 Sports    February 4, 2016

Special Olympics World Games CEO Named Sports Executive of the Year

Patrick McClenahan, who ran the remarkably successful 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles last summer, has been named the 2015 Sports Executive of the Year by the L.A. Sports Council. He will be honored at the 11th Annual LA Sports...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 4, 2016

Centaur Boys Win Two League Games In A Row

The 2015-16 Culver City High boys basketball team just may have turned the corner in Ocean League play. The Centaurs have won two out of three games after having suffered three tough league losses...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 4, 2016

Clippers Have A Dilemma With Griffin

As the Clippers ponder their decision about Blake Griffin they have to take into account the franchise’s history. They cannot escape the reality that there’s been a lot of trouble in the past...

 
 Sports    January 28, 2016 

USC's Helton Named Coach Of The Year By LA Council

USC’s Clay Helton, who successfully made the rare transition from interim coach to head coach after taking over mid-season after Steve Sarkisian was fired, has been selected the 2015 Coach of the Year by the Los Angeles Sports Council. Helton will...

 
 Sports    January 28, 2016 

USC's Helton Named Coach Of The Year By LA Council

USC’s Clay Helton, who successfully made the rare transition from interim coach to head coach after taking over mid-season after Steve Sarkisian was fired, has been selected the 2015 Coach of the Year by the Los Angeles Sports Council. Helton will...

 
 Sports    January 28, 2016 

Angels To Televise 31 Exhibition Games

FOX Sports West and the Angels have unveiled their 2016 Spring Training television schedule, announcing a slate of 27 Cactus League games to be aired from Arizona plus four additional exhibition games from Southern California. Terry Smith will again...

 
 By Myke Williams    Sports    January 28, 2016 

This May Be The Defining Moment In UCLA's Season

Sports Reporter There are several ways to look at the UCLA men's basketball season. If you look at the Pac-12 standings the Bruins are listed as the 10th place team in the league but if you look at th...

 
 By Myke Williams    Sports    January 28, 2016 

USC Hopes To Stay Close To League's Elite Teams

The USC men’s basketball team is tied for second place with six other Pac-12 teams and they are hoping that a sweep of the Washington schools this weekend will put them back in first place. USC played Washington State on Thursday and will battle...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 28, 2016 

Clippers Statement on Blake Griffin

It has been reported that Clippers forward Blake Griffin suffered a broken hand from punching a member of the team's training staff in a restaurant in Toronto on the team's current trip. The...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 28, 2016 

Are Rams Being Accepted In LA? I Think So

For at least 15 years I tried to ignore rumors about the National Football League coming back to Los Angeles. We’re busy here at the Observer Newspapers. We don’t have time or newspaper space for...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 21, 2016

Culver Girls' Winning Streak Comes To An End

It was a most remarkable run that ultimately ended eight miles due west at El Segundo High. That's where the Culver City High girls basketball team saw their 41-game Ocean League winning streak come t...

 
 Sports    January 21, 2016

L.A. Sports Council Foundation, UCLA Team up on 'Hoops for Youth'

As part of their commitment to the greater Los Angeles community, the L.A. Sports Council Foundation and UCLA Athletics have partnered to launch “Hoops for Youth,” a program designed to annually send hundreds of economically disadvantaged...

 
 By Myke Williams    Sports    January 21, 2016

Freshman Metu Helps USC Beat UCLA

The USC men’s basketball team moved into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 when they beat UCLA 89-75 last week at UCLA. One of the main reasons they were able to defeat the Bruins was the play of freshman Chimezie Metu. Against the Bruins Metu,...

 
 By Mike Cohen    Sports    January 21, 2016

Senior Softball Players Wanted; Sorrento Market Defends Crown

Bending their bodies cautiously at ground balls, lofting outfield flies and ambling around the bases, some 100 senior softball players will begin the Culver City Senior Softball season Jan. 24, at...

 
 Sports    January 21, 2016

Vin Scully to Receive 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully will be honored as the first-ever recipient of the L.A. Sports Council's "Lifetime Achievement Award" during the 11th Annual LA Sports Awards,...

 
 Sports    January 21, 2016

NASCAR Announces Race Start Times for 2016 Season

Broadcast Network and Start Times Set for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NASCAR®, in collaboration with broadcast partners FOX Sports, NBC Sports Group, race teams and the 29 tracks committed...

 
 Sports    January 14, 2016

Blake Griffin Named 2015 Sportsman of the Year

The Los Angeles Sports Council has named Clippers star Blake Griffin as the 2015 Sportsman of the Year. Griffin will be honored at the 11th Annual LA Sports Awards, which will be held on Thursday, February 25 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Griffin is b...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 14, 2016

It's An Encouraging Start For Culver's Basketball Boys

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The future looks bright, tall and fast. The 2015-16 boys basketball season has been a successful launch for 9-6 Culver City High as they prepare for their Ocean League...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 14, 2016

WELCOME HOME, LA RAMS

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Have you ever had a close relative or a favorite neighbor who broke your heart by moving to another city? And then came back for a joyous reunion? Los Angeles football...

 
 By Myke Williams    Sports    January 14, 2016

UCLA Basketball Stays Competitive In Tough League

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter The UCLA men's and women's basketball teams are playing competitive basketball in leagues where on any given night the last place team can beat a top team. The league...

 
 By Myke Williams    Sports    January 14, 2016

USC Basketball Teams Continue To Surprise Opponents

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter The USC men’s and women’s basketball teams are a combined 28-5 at press time. For any school that’s a great record but for USC it’s surprising. The men are 14-3 and the women’s record is 14-2. Known as a...

 
 Sports    January 14, 2016

NASCAR Drive for Diversity Unveils 2016 Driver Roster

After a competitive Combine event last October, six drivers were selected to the 2016 NASCAR Drive for Diversity® (D4D) class and will join the industry’s premier development program for multicultural and female drivers, and pit crew members....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 7, 2016

Culver Basketball Girls Face Rebuilding Year

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter No one said it was going to be easy. The Culver City High girls basketball program has enjoyed unprecedented success, league titles and a CIF Division II Championship...

 

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