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First Case of COVID-19 in Culver City

Preliminary test results indicate that one Culver City resident has tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus disease 2019. Cases are considered presumptive until the Centers for...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 26, 2020 

The Coronavirus Stops Successful Sports Season at The High School

The coronavirus has turned the world upside down and the sports world in America was thrown a breaking curve ball that has put fans at the edge of their seats, even if those seats are at home and not...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 26, 2020 

Culver City High School Sports Excels in The Classroom

Everyone in Southern California knows Culver City High School has one of the most efficacious sports programs in the state but what they may not know is they are very successful in the classroom....

 

Centaurs Named to All-CIF teams in Football and Soccer

Although high school sports has been put on hold due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the Culver City varsity football team, the girls soccer team and the boys soccer team placed eight players on the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 19, 2020

Culver City High School Sports Excels in The Classroom

Everyone in Southern California knows Culver City High School has one of the most efficacious sports programs in the state but what they may not know is they are very successful in the classroom....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 19, 2020

The Coronavirus Stops Successful Sports Season at The High School

The coronavirus has turned the world upside down and the sports world in America was thrown a breaking curve ball that has put fans at the edge of their seats, even if those seats are at home and not...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 12, 2020

LA Football Club Pulls a Draw Against Philadelphia Union

The pitch is already heating up for LAFC in only the second match of the 2020 MLS season at Banc of California Stadium. The full moon eve clash had the look, sound and feel of a mid-season slugfest...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 12, 2020

Culver Boys and Girls Team Win at Culver City Invitational

Gold, Silver and Bronze were up for the taking. The 2020 Culver City Invitational Track and Field Meet continued its growing success as 23 local high schools competed on a breaking sunny Saturday...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 12, 2020

UCLA and USC basketball hope to play well in the Pac-12 Tournament

Now that the regular season is over the UCLA and USC men's basketball team can concentrate on Pac-12 Tournament that began last Wednesday in Las Vegas. If they win their games on Thursday they will...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 12, 2020

Sports World Beaten by Coronavirus - Updated!

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has abruptly slammed the brakes on the sports world over the past week. It has forced emergency measures to be taken by the major professional sports organizations across...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 5, 2020

March Madness

March madness is supposed to start when teams reach the NCAA Tournament in the third week of March. For the USC and UCLA men's basketball teams it starts on Saturday when the two teams meet in the fin...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 5, 2020

Carlos Vela Delivers Winning Shot

Only Major League Soccer's reigning MVP needs to be mentioned after LAFC's 1-0, 2020 season-opening clean sheet victory over brand spanking new Inter Miami on Sunday afternoon. Carlos Vela delivered...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 5, 2020

Culver City Invitational Track and Field

It's time once again to lace up the spikes, align the hurdles, rake the long jump pits, set up the padded pits for vaulting, line the fields for the throwing events, fire the starting pistols, hand...

 

Sports Spring into Action at Culver City High School

The birds are singing and the flowers are blooming and that means its spring time. It also means 10 Culver City high school sports are in the starting blocks and are off to the races. Baseball, golf,...

 

Boys Baseball Scores Well in Tournament

The Centaur baseball season is off to another fine start despite losing the 2020 SoCal Invitational tournament Championship game on a comfortable Tuesday afternoon, February 25, at Culver City High....

 

Lakers and Clippers Get Ready to Battle for the Conference Title

Like former Clipper announcer Ralph Lawler use to say, "Fasten your seat belts" because the Lakers and Clippers are headed for a an exciting last two months of the season. Both teams have less than...

 

How Far Can Quickness Take UCLA Women's Basketball Team

The UCLA women's basketball team is currently 22-3 and ranked No.8 in the nation but as good as they are there is something missing. Their tallest players are 6-4 and 6-2, and both of those players...

 

Adam Scott Wins Genesis Invitational

Riviera Down Under! 39-year old Australian star, Adam Scott, christened the inaugural 2020 Genesis Invitational tournament by holding off a half dozen golfers in the final round to win the last leg...

 

Culver City Baseball gets off on the Right Foot

You know it's getting close to spring when you hear the crack of the bat on the baseball field. It's time for Culver City baseball. They started the 2020 season with two wins last Saturday and...

 

Bruin and Trojan Basketball Look to Strong Second Halves

The second half of the Pac-12 season can make or break the UCLA and USC men's and women's basketball seasons. The UCLA women are in the best position to stumble and still make it to the NCAA...

 

CCHS Sports at CIF Winter Playoffs

High Five! It's been a very successful winter for Culver City High athletics this season. All five of the schools athletic programs for the 2019-20 Winter season have qualified for the CIF Playoffs. G...

 

Top Golfers Coming to Genesis Invitational

The last leg of the PGA Tour's West Coast Swing will redefine itself this week at The Riviera Country Club as the previously named Genesis Open has received an upgrade. The 94th edition of the Los...

 

Chortkoff on Kobe

Observer Editor Mitch Chortkoff covered the Lakers for over 6 decades. He was called "Dean of the Laker Writers" by many of his colleagues. Mitch passed away in July of 2018, but he had written a lot...

 

Girls Basketball Team Notches Two Wins

Two Ocean League games this week will determine when and where the Culver City High girls basketball team will be playing when the CIF Division 2A Basketball Playoffs begin next week. The Centaurs...

 

The Lakers Are Looking to Move on

It's still hard for the Lakers and the rest of the basketball world to move forward after the death of Kobe Bryant of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people on January 26, but like they say...

 

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