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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 23, 2015 

Signing Josh Smith Means The Clippers Are Real Serious Now

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Clippers had a humiliating end to their recently completed season when their second unit couldn’t contribute enough to succeed at the most crucial time in the...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015 

UCLA Players Star In Summer League

Two former UCLA basketball players have been named to the all-summer league first team at the recently completed event in Las Vegas. Kyle Anderson of San Antonio, who averaged 22 points per game and Norman Powell of Toronto were honored. DeAngelo...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015 

AVP Manhattan Beach Open Set For August 13-16

The AVP Manhattan Beach Open, presented by Acer, is set for August 13-16 just south of the Manhattan Beach Pier. In addition to top-notch competition, the 56th annual tournament promises to offer four days filled with activities surrounding the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 23, 2015 

Culver Athletic Director Proud Of Facilities Upgrade

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The summer of 2015 has not been a vacation for the Culver City High School athletic department and its athletic facilities. And that's a good thing... for the...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015 

Trout Homers Off Greinke; AL Wins All-Star Game

The American League defeated the National League, 6-3 in baseball’s annual All-Star Game Tuesday in Cincinnati. As a result, the American League will have the home field advantage in the World Series. The AL also had it last season but Kansas City...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 23, 2015 

DeAndre Did The Right Thing In The Wrong Way

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor DeAndre Jordan was lured to a contract agreement with the Dallas Mavericks by the team’s aggressive recruiting during the NBA’s free agent signing period....

 
 By Steve Lieberman    Sports    July 16, 2015

Laker Girls Tryouts Attracts 236 Dancers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Every July, there is summer excitement brewing at the Toyota Sports Center, the Lakers headquarters and practice facility in El Segundo. No, it wasn't the news...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 9, 2015

Lakers; Good or Bad? You Decide

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor A sports columnist usually takes a stand on issues. The hope is the column will be read and whether or not the readers agree with the point they’ll have something...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 9, 2015

Dodgers Are Missing Juan Uribe

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Several people have approached me recently complaining about the Dodgers’ slump and poor performance. They blame manager Don Mattingly, pitcher Clayton...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015

Clipper' Lawler Makes Hollywood Hall Of Fame

Ralph Lawler, who recently completed his 36th year as the Clippers’ television announcer, has been chosen to receive a star on the Hollywood Hall Of Fame Walk in 2016. Lawler was included in a group of candidates to be selected among thousands of...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 25, 2015

Father Of UCLA Football Player Arrested For Assaulting Coach

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Well, here’s a most unusual story to begin the 2015 college football season. Hip hop music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, the father of UCLA defensive back Justin...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015

Culver Little League 10-11 Year Olds Set to Start Tournament

Culver City’s finest 10 and 11-year-old baseball players will be in action on Friday, June 26 at 5 pm against perennial powerhouse West Los Angeles in the Little League District 25 All Star Tournament opener. The Culver City All Stars have been har...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 25, 2015

Lakers Agonized Over Draft Day Selection

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When I realized the deadline for this week’s paper was Wednesday and the NBA draft was Thursday I was quite disappointed. I wouldn’t be able to comment on the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 25, 2015

'Best Feeling of My Life'

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter "My mom was sleeping so I woke her up and told my dad to turn on the TV. Then it came on: "With the first pick of the sixth round the Arizona Diamondbacks select Tyler...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 25, 2015

Padres Fire Manager As They Chase Dodgers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Padres were on the verge of beating the Dodgers Sunday in San Diego. With the winning run on base in a 2-2 tie in the ninth inning Juston Upton hit a drive to...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015

USC Sets Basketball Schedule

The USC men's basketball team has announced its schedule for the 2015-16 season. Included are all of the nonconference games and the Pac-12 opponent and date windows for games. The Pac-12 schedule is expected to be finalized by September 1 when...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015

Youth Volleyball Coaches Wanted

Supporting the growth of youth volleyball participation in Culver City, former Centaur volleyball head coach and athletic director Marty Siegal is recruiting volleyball coaches for next season of the Culver City Middle School team and Culver...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 25, 2015

Congratulations, Warriors: What About Next Year?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Okay, this season is over. The Golden State Warriors are champions – well deserved because they had the best regular season record with 67 wins and then proved in...

 
 Sports    June 25, 2015

Culver Pitcher Tyler Marks Scores in Baseball Draft

Tyler Marks was a star pitcher at Culver City High, then he began to attract professional baseball scouts at Concordia College in Irvine, then came his biggest day. Marks, who registered 20 saves for Concordia last season as a junior, was drafted...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 11, 2015

Sorry, Lakers, Kevin Love Isn't Coming Here

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Lakers have apparently lost a piece they were counting on to solve the puzzle created by compiling the worst record in their history. Kevin Love, the former UCLA...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    June 11, 2015

The Evolution of A Clipper Revolution

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers are rival teams who've been struggling for respect over the past decades. And yet, one of those teams is in the NBA...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 11, 2015

Culver Athletes Of The Year Honored

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The 2014-15 Culver City High Senior Student Athlete of the Year banquet was well attended and joyous as awards were given out for Teams of the Year, Athletes of the...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    June 11, 2015

Cardinals Continue to Dominate Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Cardinals made a stop at Chavez Ravine for a four-game series against the Dodgers and continue to dominate them as the Redbirds, now with the best record in...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 4, 2015

Awards Banquet Completes Culver Baseball Season

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter It was a packed house on Monday evening as the Culver City High baseball program held its annual awards banquet at the Elks Lodge #1917 just east of Sepulveda Blvd. on...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 4, 2015

Warriors vs. Cavaliers: A Classic NBA Final

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor There’s a suggestion going around on radio sports talk shows that LeBron James should play for a different NBA team every year to spread out the championships. It’...

 

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