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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 17, 2014 

Lakers: Anatomy of a Disaster, Part 2

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor A year ago, when the Lakers completed one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history, I wrote Anatomy of a Disaster and had no intention of following with...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 17, 2014 

Culver Splits Opening League Series

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Culver City High baseball opened its 2014 Ocean League season with their biggest offensive thrust to date last Tuesday as they ventured to the Beverly Hills High home...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 17, 2014 

Kentucky Derby Is Goal of This California Duo

Art Sherman and California Chrome is the best emerging sports story of 2014. It is poetic justice that their successful unveiling has blossomed out of the ashes of Hollywood Park Racetrack's sad and...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 10, 2014

Culver Baseball Gets A New Scoreboard

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter It's time to keep score in a brand new way. Culver City High baseball opens its 2014 Ocean League campaign this week on the road against Beverly Hills High on...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 10, 2014

Meet Michelle Curry Off The Basketball Court

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Culver City High was blessed the day Michelle Curry enrolled at the school in August of 2013. Mutually, she has been accepted, rewarded by and impressed with the scho...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 10, 2014

It's Crazy, It's Goofy, It's The NBA

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Here's that time of the year again when talented teams with excellent coaches are in danger of finishing as failures. It gets crazier every year because only eight Wes...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 10, 2014

Giants Send a Message: Look Out, Dodgers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Dodgers have been favored by numerous media outlets as favorites to win the World Series. Their off-season spending spree, totaling a record $240 million, is the...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 10, 2014

Kemp, Ramirez Spark Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter If there are “Twin Towers” in baseball, they would have to be Dodgers sluggers Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp as they both cranked out two homers in the final...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 3, 2014

Culver Baseball Gets Off To a Fast Start

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Culver City High baseball has initiated the 2014 season the same way the team played all last season: by winning often... with pitching and defense. After embarking o...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 3, 2014

Should Dodger Fans Worry? Probably

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The new Dodger owners spend lavishly and they’re attempting to build a championship team. “Last year we made a lot of progress and reached the playoffs,” said Ma...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 27, 2014

Chaminade Ends Culver's March in Playoffs

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Even great dreams and journeys must come to an end. And the campus of Chaminade High in West Hills was that final stop for the Culver City High girls basketball team...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 27, 2014

Champion Centaurs Honored at City Hall

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Centaur Blue and White were the colors flying high over City Hall on Monday night as Culver City High student/athletes were honored not once but twice by local...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 27, 2014

The Clock Is Ticking On Gasol's Laker Career

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Just a few more weeks and the Lakers' season will be over. No playoffs this time. Of all the negatives that have occurred the one that bothers me the most is the way...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 27, 2014

UCLA Fans Remain Spoiled by Wooden's Success

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The last of John Wooden’s 11 UCLA national championships was won 37 years ago. It’s too bad that Bruin fans remain spoiled. How else can we explain the lack of...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 20, 2014

Chaminade Ends Culver's March In Playoffs

Even great dreams and journeys must come to an end. And the campus of Chaminade High in West Hills was that final stop for the Culver City High girls basketball team as the Centaurs lost in the CIF...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 20, 2014

Culver Girls Win Two State Playoff Games

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Play by play, quarter by quarter, game by game the 2013-14 Culver City High girls basketball team is raising the bar of success while rewriting the school's record...

 
 Sports    March 20, 2014

NASCAR Nationwide Series Official Race Report

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 5 16TH ANNUAL TREATMYCLOT.COM "300" AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY Fontana, CA - March 22, 2014 2-Mile Oval 150 Laps - 300 Miles Purse: $1,269,388 ________________________________________ Fin Str Car Series Bonus...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 20, 2014

Initial Impact: Knicks Win, Lakers Lose

After Phil Jackson was introduced Tuesday as president of New York Knicks basketball operations no player immediately changed teams. But the initial impact is that it was a grand day for the Knicks...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 20, 2014

How Can The Lakers Allow This?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As of this writing, Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are making progress on details of a contract that will bring him to the team with total control in running...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 13, 2014

CIF CHAMPIONS

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Meet the Culver City High girls basketball team: the hottest team in town and the newly crowned 2014 CIF Southern Section Division 2AA champions. The Centaurs...

 
 Sports    March 13, 2014

Kobe Bryant Declared Out For Remainder of the Season

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau of his left knee, was examined Wednesday by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo, who determined that Bryant's injury...

 
 Sports    March 13, 2014

Earnhardt Earning Notice As Serious Chase Contender

In three weeks' time we've gone from hype ... to hope ... to coming down to Earth – and finding Dale Earnhardt Jr. waiting for us, atop the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings. Earnhardt leads the...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 13, 2014

What Might Have Been For UCLA Basketball

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor John Wooden won 10 national championships as the UCLA basketball coach from 1964 to 1976, the greatest dynasty in the history of the sport. Since Wooden retired, UCLA...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 6, 2014

Former Centaur Banks Chooses Bethany College

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Darius Banks, one of the most talented quarterbacks in Culver City High history, is planning to resume his career at Bethany College in Kansas next season. Banks has...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 6, 2014

Centaur Girls Reach Playoff Finals

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The Culver City High girls basketball team gallantly fought for and secured its second consecutive invitation to the CIF Southern Section, Division 2AA championship...

 

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