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Culver City football works in new players in passing leagues

Culver City's varsity football team is using passing league tournaments this summer to integrate some new players in their system after losing several key players to graduation last June. Some of the...

 

A Record Seven Centaurs get College Football Scholarship Offers

This year Culver City is blessed to have at least seven Centaurs, who have been offered Division 1 scholarships. This is most likely the reason why the Centaurs are ranked 24th in the State and 16th...

 

Eckhaus and Miller Top All-Ocean League Football Selections

Last year Culver City football hit another historic milestone when they went to their third CIF Semi-Final in a row. Obviously, after the success of the CIF Championship of 2018, many people hoped...

 

Four Centaurs Sign Football Scholarships

During the early signing period for NCAA football, Culver City High School had two outstanding athletes sign with Division 1 programs. Corner and slot receiver Khary Crump signed with the University o...

 

Culver Football Kicks Off Friday Night

The Culver City Centaurs travel to open the season at West Torrance this Friday night at 7 o'clock. Last year Culver opened up with a big win over West 62-20 at home. Last season West went 6-5 and was...

 
 By Greg Goodyear    Sports    August 8, 2019

Culver High Football Training Camp Opens

Culver City High School football team opened fall camp this Wednesday. They are concentrating on conditioning and basics in their offense and defense. Head coach and Culver City Jahmal Wright want...

 
 By Greg Goodyear    Sports    August 1, 2019

Former Culver City High star Lukas O'Connor making life work

In 2011, former Culver City High quarterback Lukas O'Connor lead the Centaurs to the CIF championship game. It was the first time in over 30 years that the Centaurs played in the championship game....

 

Inaugural Culver City High Passing Tournament

Culver City hosted its first sixteen team passing tournament this past weekend. It was challenging to get a good field of teams because there were other established tournaments already scheduled,...

 

Quarterback Eckhaus Receives All-State Honors

Going into last year Culver City High realized that with the talent they possessed, all they needed was a good, solid performance from their new starting quarterback, Zevi Eckhaus, to have a big shot...

 

Culver High Wins El Rancho Passing Tourney

Culver Sets Record - Wins Passing Tourney Title Third Year in a Row This past Saturday, Culver City traveled to the San Gabrielle Valley to Pico Rivera to play in the El Rancho 7 on 7 passing...

 

Centaurs in Three Passing Tournaments

On Saturday May 18th, Culver City High football traveled to Glendale High School for the La Crescenta Valley passing tournament. Centaur head coach Jahmal Wright received a late call from the head...

 

Ten Centaurs Make All-CIF Football

Centaurs Have Record 10 Football Players Make All-CIF After last year’s record run with the Centaurs winning a CIF Championship for the first time in 40 years, a record number of players were chosen for the All-CIF team. And for the first time in C...

 

Culver Hosts #1 Seed Northview in Divisional Semis

Culver City hosts the Northview Vikings, 12-0, and the number 1 seeded team in CIF Division 7. This will be a huge challenge for the Centaurs, the Vikings being a cross between the hard charging Palos Verdes Sea Kings and the tough Lawndale...

 

Culver City, El Segundo Vie for Playoff Spot

The Culver City Centaurs are hosting the El Segundo Eagles, and it’s a very important night. Not only are the Cents most likely playing for second place in the Ocean League and a playoff berth, but tonight is also Homecoming and Senior Night....

 

Culver Expects another Barn-Burner Against Dorsey

After absorbing their first loss of the season 37-36 in their first away game at Palos Verdes, the Cents return home to face another strong and powerful winless team in the Dorsey Dons. The reason why the Dons are winless is because they have faced h...

 

Culver City Clashes with Peninsula

The Culver City High School Centaurs will host an improving football squad from Palos Verdes Peninsula on Friday, Aug. 31. The Peninsula Panthers opened the 2018 season in fine fashion when they derailed Oak Park, 42-21. Quarterback Ethan Gretzinger...

 

Loaded Centaurs open '18 with always tough West!

After several years of total frustration with West Torrance High, the Culver City Centaurs finally broke through and walloped West 58-24. Senior quarterback Jonathan Martin last year broke through with a one-game passing record by throwing for 537...

 

Culver Defense Looks Strong for New Season

The Centaur defense performed well last season and even had three consecutive shutouts in league competition. But it got pushed around in the semi-final playoff game, when they were shredded for over 300 yards rushing by Covina, and lost 57-56 in ove...

 

Centaurs Ready for Sparkling Season

Culver City High School's football coach, Jamal Wright, is understandably excited about the new season that begins later this month after his team sparkled in summer tournaments. "We’re excited about the ’18 team, and we’ve got a good mix of...

 

Centaurs Head for Big Season

The Culver City High School football team opened their fall camp this week and will train for three days running and conditioning before they "put on the pads" and combat their fellow Centaurs in...

 

Centaurs Look Foward to Home Opener

Culver High's head football coach, Jamal Wright, decided to place his team into one last passing tournament this summer. And based on the way the team played, the regular season that begins at the...

 

Culver City Shines in Final Passing League Tournament

On Saturday, the Centaurs returned for the tournament portion of the Bonita “Air Assault” passing contest with the officials determining the top seeds and who the Centaurs would play in the first round. The No. 1 seed was the Valencia Vikings...

 

Three Former Cents Sign Football Scholarships

Culver City has been very fortunate to have outstanding athletes who have been talented enough to go on to get college football scholarships. This past spring there were three Centaur football...

 

Culver City Wins Passing Tournament for Second Year

By Greg Goodyear and Jerry Weiner Special to the Observer For the first time in recent memory, Culver City won the El Rancho passing tournament for the second year in a row and also won back-to-back tournaments on consecutive weekends. The Centaurs...

 

Culver Football Dominates Western HS

Special to the Observer By Greg Goodyear and Larry Weiner Over the years, Culver City has been a traditionally strong program in the summer passing tournaments, but they have generally not won many of these events. The Centaurs usually participate...

 

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