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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 13, 2014 

New NBA Season Brings Early Surprises

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The NBA season began only two weeks ago but already there have been numerous surprises. The biggest one is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 1-3 start and apparent friction...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 13, 2014 

Culver Volleyball Girls Lose in CIF Quarterfinals

The Culver City High girls varsity volleyball season came to a sudden end in a 2014 CIF Southern Section Division 3AA Girls Volleyball quarterfinal playoff match at home in Del Goodyear Gymnasium...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 13, 2014 

Culver Football Ends With Two Straight Wins

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The twilight hours ushered in a full moon rising low from the eastern horizon to a signature point high above the Southern sky over Beverly Hills. It glowed upon the...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 13, 2014 

Father Of Laker Ellington Shot To Death

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The father of Laker guard Wayne Ellington was shot to death in a car in Philadelphia last week. Ellington has been granted a leave from the team. “He needs time to...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 13, 2014 

We're So Lucky To Have MVPs Kershaw, Trout

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Out of all the major league baseball players on teams throughout the land the MVPs have been chosen and they both play in Southern California. If you're a baseball fan...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 6, 2014

Culver Wins First Game, 35-10

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Refreshing. Cleansing. The Culver City varsity football team savored the moist precipitous air and instantaneously swept away a season of doubt and loss. Soon...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 6, 2014

Kobe Says He's Staying Here

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Kobe Bryant has an answer for those who think he should request a trade from the Lakers. “I’ve heard the chatter that I should ask out and go to a contender for...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 6, 2014

WILL DODGERS LEARN FROM THIS WORLD SERIES?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The new owners of the Dodgers arrived with a plan – outspend every opponent and win the World Series pretty often. They have produced a couple of highly competitive...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 6, 2014

Clippers Win First Game For New Owner

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The stage was finally set for the Los Angeles Clippers home opener on the day before Halloween. The NBA strategically chose the Oklahoma City Thunder, a great...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 30, 2014

MERCY RULE APPLIES AGAIN

The age-old adage "when it rains it pours" still rings true and certainly it does for Culver City High and Ocean League football in 2014. This time it happened on 'Senior Night', October 24, at Jerry...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 30, 2014

Rookie Randle's Broken Leg Devastates Lakers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor He’s 19 years old, one of the most talented players the Lakers have and on the NBA season’s opening night Julius Randle broke his right leg. The Lakers figured to...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 30, 2014

Injured Nash Won't Play For Lakers This Season

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Steve Nash is one of the best point guards ever to play in the NBA. He's been MVP twice and ranks third all-time in assists. Unfortunately for the Lakers, Nash did his...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 23, 2014

Clippers Experiment and Lose Exhibition Games

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Many NBA coaches experiment with new players and new on-court ideas during exhibition games. The theory is that in the eight practice games permitted to each team...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 23, 2014

Oh, Mercy

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The unofficial changing of the guard for Ocean League football took place in Jerry Chabola Stadium at Culver City High on Friday, October 17 as the undefeated and...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 23, 2014

Culver Cross Country Runners Get Rare Experience

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Suicide Hill and Agony Hill are not fictitious flash points, downloads of the latest recording artists, reality show entrees or sub-portal links to popular online...

 
 Sports    October 23, 2014

Lakers' Henry Remains Unavailable

Xavier Henry, a key reserve on the Lakers last season, will be out while a current knee injury is receiving attention. Henry has gone to New York to receive a second opinion following knee surgery. He will then go to Germany for treatment and is...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 16, 2014

Lakers Bring Back Their Tradition With Scott

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor On the day Byron Scott became the new coach of the Lakers this summer three surprise guests attended the press conference. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 16, 2014

Culver (0-6) Awaits Homecoming Game Friday

"It was a game that was a tale of two halves." The opening words from Culver High head football Jahmal Wright aptly describing his team's 42-10 loss at Lawndale High to begin the 2014 Ocean League...

 
 Sports    October 16, 2014

Culver Volleyball Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

The Culver City High Girls Varsity Volleyball team defeated Santa Monica High in four games. It was the team's Dig Pink game in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Honored were two people: Varsity...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 16, 2014

Dodgers Hire Friedman, Demote Colletti

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When the Dodgers were quickly eliminated from the current playoffs it was likely a major change was coming. It was a matter of who would be replaced by new owners who...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 16, 2014

Champion Kings Lose Season Opener

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was a big day for the Los Angeles Kings last Wednesday. They opened up the 2014-15 NHL season, received their long-awaited championship rings the day before,...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 16, 2014

Cardinals Eliminate Dodgers Again

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Dodgers tried to avenge their loss to the Cardinals in the 2013 NLCS, but again fell short, losing the 2014 NLDS to the Cardinals 3-1 in a five-game series...

 
 Sports    October 9, 2014

Lakers Lose Nick Young for Eight Weeks

Nick Young suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb at the Lakers’ practice last Thursday. He underwent successful surgery but will be out for about eight weeks....

 
 Sports    October 9, 2014

Clippers Lose Exhibition Opener

The Clippers lost their exhibition opener, 112-94 to the Golden States Warriors Tuesday night at Staples center. Blake Griffin had 24 points and 12 rebounds including four shots from more than 18...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 9, 2014

Culver (0-5) Eyes League Schedule

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The 2014 Ocean League football season cannot start soon enough for Culver City High as they are still searching for their first victory of the season. Their last...

 

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