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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 20, 2017

Culver Still has a Chance In Baseball Race

After four Ocean League games the Culver City High baseball team certainly has their work cut out for them as the Centaurs expect to successfully defend their league title. The team is also fighting...

 

Clippers Go To Utah With Key Strategy

The Clippers lost their first playoff game on their home court but they developed a new strategy for the rest of their first round series. Attack the basket. Attack, then attack some more. And some...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    April 20, 2017

UCLA Softball Hosts California This Weekend

The UCLA softball team will try to move up in the Pac-12 standings this weekend when they face a good California Golden Bears team. The Bruins are in fifth place in the conference with a record of...

 

Will There Be A Woman Coaching An NBA Team Soon?

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he will work hard to assure that a woman will become head coach of an NBA team while he is in office. “The physical difference between men and women makes no...

 

Dodger Fans Make Scully's Replacement Welcome

Dodger fans who attended the season opener last week should be proud of themselves. When new announcer Joe Davis was introduced prior to the game against the San Diego Padres he received a warm...

 

Rams Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule

The Los Angeles Rams announce their 2017 preseason schedule, which will kick off at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with the Dallas Cowboys for the second-consecutive year. The team’s preseason slate also includes road contests in Oakland and Gre...

 

Kings Fire Coach, General Manager

What have you done for me lately? That could be the topic in the LA Kings’ office today following the firing of coach Darryl Sutter and general manager Dean Lombardi. The pair had guided the Kings to Stanley Cup championships in 2012 and 2014 but...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 13, 2017 

It's Looking Good For Culver Golf

Yes, Culver City High has a golf team. Not surprisingly, many of school's students and teachers are also not aware of this fact. The sprawling athletic fields that adorn the campus supporting the...

 

D-FENDERS INTRODUCE SOUTH BAY LAKERS BRAND MARKS

The Los Angeles D-Fenders have unveiledthe brand marks for theSouth Bay Lakers, the future minor league affiliate of the Los Angeles Lakers, featuring primary and secondary emblems. The new primary emblem is inspired by the classic logo of the...

 

I'm Proud Of Gonzaga Even In Defeat They Lose But They're Still Best In The West

I’ve appreciated Gonzaga basketball for a long time without finding time to write about this impressive basketball team. Today the time has come even though Gonzaga has just lost the NCAA...

 

USC Basketball Coach Enfield Gets Contract Extension

Fourth-year USC men’s basketball head coach Andy Enfield, who has guided the Trojans to back-to-back NCAA Tournament berths and the most victories in a season in program history, has had his contract extended through the 2023 season, USC athletic d...

 

Little Spikers Learn Volleyball Skills

Girls and boys, ages 5-8, will learn how to serve, bump, set and spike in a fast-paced session of volleyball in the Little Spikers Clinic, April 15 to May 20, 4 pm to 5:30, conducted by the Culver Volleyball Club at the Culver City Middle School...

 

Will Paul George Be The Next Laker Star? Maybe

Paul George has a year remaining on his contract with the Indiana Pacers. Then he becomes a free agent. With the end in sight, Pacers President Larry Bird had trade talks with at least five teams...

 

OH, NO, Clippers Get Ambushed By Sacramento

Outscored 22-3 At The finish They Search For Answers After the Clippers lost an 18-point lead in the final five minutes at Staples Center Sunday Coach Doc Rivers was asked the obvious question....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 30, 2017

Culver Baseball Faces Tough Tournament Competition

Spring Break 2017 for the Culver City High baseball team means one thing: the Anaheim Lions Tournament. This year 62 schools from Southern California and 10 from out of state are participating in the...

 
 By Sadie White    Sports    March 30, 2017

It's Time for Dodgers Baseball!

As the 2017 season rolls in, Dodger Stadium is getting ready for the big opening day against the San Diego Padres on April 3.Recently, I gotto spend the dayat Dodgers Stadium learning about the exciting new changes for the season.There are some new t...

 

Brother Jim Resigns as Co-Trustee

The Buss family feud has came to an end with Jeanie officially taking control of the Lakers and brother Jim resigning as co-trustee. Jim Buss’ seat on the Board has gone to younger sister Janie, an...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 30, 2017

WINNING ISN'T EVERYTHING Culver Baseball Team Honors Opponent Killed In Car Crash

Winning took a back seat in a Saturday afternoon baseball game at Culver City High on March 18. The Centaurs eventually outlasted a resilient and courageous South High Torrance team, 5-4. Earlier,...

 

LeBron Doesn't Play – LA Fans Want Money Back

The Clippers won by 30 points Saturday but a lot of fans in the sellout crowd at Staples Center were far from happy. “Refund, refund, refund,” they chanted because the Cleveland Cavaliers had...

 
 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 Fred Altieri    Sports    March 16, 2017

Optimistic Culver Begins Baseball Season

The Culver City High baseball team is looking to defend its Ocean League title and move deep into the playoffs by capitalizing on a veteran roster to carry the 2017 season. The first phase of...

 

Meet The Lakers' New General Manager, Longtime Agent Makes A Bold Career Move

Mitch Kupchak learned the General Manager business from Jerry West, then took over. He had good years but not many in his final ones with lowly Laker teams and now he’s been replaced. What about...

 
 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 Kay Douglas    Sports    March 16, 2017

Coaching In The NHL; Who's The Best?

What does it takes to be a good coach in the NHL? Better yet, what does it take to be a great NHL coach? Is it the most wins? Is it the most Stanley Cups won? Or is it a popularity contest among the...

 
 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...

 

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