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 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 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 

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 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’...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 4, 2015

Angels Haven't Clicked But They're Not Far Behind

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Because this newspaper is on the Westside we tend to care more about the local teams. More Dodgers coverage than Angels, for example. But it was different last year...

 
 Sports    May 28, 2015

Youth Volleyball Summer Camps Available This Summer

Summer volleyball camps for boys and girls of all abilities and experience in four day sessions, July 13-30, will be conducted by the Culver Volleyball Club at the Culver City middle and high schools. Former Culver City High volleyball head coach...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    May 28, 2015

A Grand Memorial Day At Dodger Stadium

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter After the moving pre-game tribute to the soldiers and veterans at the Memorial Day game, which was a highlight of the event, it was time to play ball. The Dodgers...

 
 Sports    May 28, 2015

Lakers Announce 2015-16 Preseason Schedule

DATE OPPONENT CITY ARENA TIME October 4 vs. Utah Honolulu, HI Stan Sheriff Center 3:00pm October 6 vs. Utah Honolulu, HI Stan Sheriff Center 6:00pm October 8 vs. Toronto Ontario, CA Citizens Business Bank Arena 7:00pm October 11 vs. Maccabi Haifa...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 28, 2015

Dodgers Need A Pitcher; Perhaps Cole Hamels

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor It was my first Dodger game of this season and on Sunday I knew I’d see many old friends in the press box. The first one to greet me was Vin Scully, who I’ve...

 
 By George Laase    Sports    May 28, 2015

Too Many Commercials In NBA Playoffs

By George Laase Special to the Observer ... And Now, A Word From Our Sponsors I was quite fortunate to be able to photograph a playoff game between our Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs recently. The first quarter was so fast-paced and frantic. It...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 28, 2015

Culver Baseball Ends In Dramatic Playoff Defeat

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter It wasn't the kind of ending the 2015 Culver City High baseball team had dreamed about as they solemnly bussed home just before sunset along the scenic peninsula drive...

 
 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...

 

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