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  • Jrue Holiday wins the 2024 NBA Title with the Boston Celtics

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jun 20, 2024

    UCLS Athletics Department Contributed to this story. Former UCLA guard Jrue Holiday helped lead the Boston Celtics to the 2024 NBA Championship on Monday night, as the Celtics won the title in five games in a best-of-seven game series against the Dallas Mavericks at TD Garden in Boston. Holiday scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the 106-88 win over the Mavericks in that final game. The championship was the 18th in Boston Celtics history, giving them an 18-17 edge over the Los Angeles...

  • Los Angeles Chargers sign Ohio State sprinter Praise Olatoke

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jun 20, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers have signed former Ohio State sprinter Praise Olatoke from the NFL's International Pathway Program (IPP). The IPP Class of 2024 consists of 16 of the top international athletes from around the world. Olatoke was born in Nigeria and raised in Scotland. He was a sprinter at Ohio State, with a best of 10.27 in the 100 meters. As part of the IPP, Olatoke will not count on the 90-man training camp roster, so he will in effect be a 91st member of the Chargers squad in...

  • UCLA Hires Joanna Hayes as Director of Track & Field/Cross Country

    Jun 20, 2024

    LOS ANGELES - UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame member and Olympic gold medalist Joanna Hayes returns to UCLA as the new The Sherie L. and Donald G. Morrison UCLA Director of Track & Field/Cross Country. Hayes previously served as an assistant coach for the Bruins from 2014-16 and for USC from 2017-24. "I am honored to return to UCLA as the Director of Track & Field and Cross Country. This opportunity represents a full circle moment for me, and I am grateful to Martin Jarmond for trusting me to lead...

  • Culver City high school Powder Puff Football

    Jun 20, 2024

  • Looking back on another successful CCHS athletic year

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Jun 13, 2024

    First, the Culver City newspapers, the Culver City News and the Culver City Observer would like to thank one of the best sports photographers in the Los Angeles area, George Laase. For many years Laase has made Culver City high school sports come to life through the lens of his camera. When it comes to Culver City high school Laase never says no. There is an old saying in journalism, a Picture is worth a thousand works. Once again, the Centaurs produced a lifetime of memories on the field,...

  • Culver City papers honor the best athletes and coaches

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Jun 6, 2024

    Once again Culver City high school athletes and coaches competed at an elite level during the 2023-2024 athletic season. Gifted athletes make coaches look good and outstanding coaches make athletes look. It's a two-way street that meets at the fork in the road. Over the past 60 years the high school has been fortunate enough to have student athletes and coaches that are some of the bests in the state. This year is no exception. Morgan Maddox was remarkable on the track and Evan Reiter was...

  • Memorial Service for coach Aki Wilson Postponed

    Jun 6, 2024

    Aki Wilson, who's Memorial Service was scheduled for Friday, May 24 HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE. Wilson died of a heart attack on Wednesday, May 1. The Culver City high school graduate was one of the greatest athletes in Culver City high school history and he was also a member of the Culver City high school Sports Hall of Fame....

  • CCHS ends the athletic season on a high note

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 30, 2024

    The Culver City high school 2023-24 athletic season ended last Saturday at Buchanan high school in Clovis California at the CIF state track and field meet finals. It was a near perfect Hollywood ending for the Centaurs track team. There are over 1,200 high schools in California and Culver City placed second in the girls 200 meters, third in the girls and boys 400 meters and fourth in the boys 4X400 meter relay. Morgan Maddox was second in the 200 meters with a time of 23.60, she placed third in...

  • Pac-12 Conference football will be televised on the CW Network in 2024

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|May 30, 2024

    With the departure of UCLA, USC, and eight other schools, the Pac-12 Conference is down to just two teams, but they still have a pulse after the two remaining teams agreed to a TV contract with the CW Network and FOX for the 2024 football season. The Oregon State Beavers and the Washington State Cougars will play a combined 13 home games in 2024, with 11 games televised on the CW Network, an OTA Network available in 100% of homes, and the other two games on FOX. The CW Network is available local...

  • Pac-12 Conference football will be televised on the CW Network in 2024

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|May 23, 2024

    With the departure of UCLA, USC, and eight other schools, the Pac-12 Conference is down to just two teams, but they still have a pulse after the two remaining teams agreed to a TV contract with the CW Network and FOX for the 2024 football season. The Oregon State Beavers and the Washington State Cougars will play a combined 13 home games in 2024, with 11 games televised on the CW Network, an OTA Network available in 100% of homes, and the other two games on FOX. The CW Network is available local...

  • Eight CCHS track student-athletes will run in the State Meet

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 23, 2024

    There are 560 high schools in the CIF Southern Section and Culver City high school qualified eight student-athletes for one of the most prestigious high school track and field meets in the nation, the California State Meet. The meet will take place on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25 at Buchanan high school in Clovis. The prelims are Friday, and the finals are Saturday starting at 4:30 p.m. To advance to the state meet the Centaurs competed in the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet last...

  • Centaur track teams feature two of the fastest in the state

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 16, 2024

    For the first time in Culver City high school's track and field history the school has two runners that have recorded the fastest times in the state of California. Last weekend in the CIF Division 2 finals Morgan Maddox moved to the top of the list in the girls 400 meters and Duaine Mayrant is the number one 400-meter runner in the boys' division. This all happened at Moorpark high school last Saturday when they both competed in the division finals. Maddox ran 53.50 and Mayrant was clocked in 47...

  • Culver City high school dream baseball season comes to an end

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 16, 2024

    Sometimes dreams don't come true and that's what happened to the Centaur baseball team last Tuesday when they were beaten by Camarillo high school 6-4 on the road in the CIF Division 4 semifinal game. Culver City was one game away from making history as the first baseball team to make it to the finals. The Centaurs finished their dream season with a great 25-5 record that included three playoffs wins, a first-place finish in the tough Bay league and memories that will last a lifetime. Last...

  • Eight CCHS track student-athletes will run in the State Meet

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 9, 2024

    There are 560 high schools in the CIF Southern Section and Culver City high school qualified eight student-athletes for one of the most prestigious high school track and field meets in the nation, the California State Meet. The meet will take place on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25 at Buchanan high school in Clovis. The prelims are Friday, and the finals are Saturday starting at 4:30 p.m. To advance to the state meet the Centaurs competed in the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet last...

  • Centaur baseball advances to the CIF quarterfinals

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 9, 2024

    People say good things come to those who wait. For the 2024 Culver City high school varsity baseball team they didn't have to wait that long. Last year they took last place in the Bay league with a record of 3-7 and this year they won the league championship with a record of 7-3. Their overall record last year was 9-13-1and their record this year is a remarkable 24-4. Last Tuesday they won their second straight CIF Division 4 playoff game 1-0 against Riverside Roosevelt at Roosevelt. "It feels...

  • UCLA Men's Basketball announces the addition of two more to the Roster

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|May 9, 2024

    The UCLA Bruins men's basketball team continued it's transformation from a very young and inexperienced team to a roster full of experienced starters with the addition of two more transfers. The Bruins added forward Tyler Bilodeau, a 6-foot-9 forward from Oregon State and followed that up with the addition of 6-foot-9 center William Kyle III, who played last season at South Dakota State. Bilodeau started all 32 games last season for Oregon State, averaging 14.3 points per game and 5.7 rebounds...

  • Culver City's high school track and field team ready for CIF Finals

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|May 9, 2024

    The boys' and girls' varsity track and field teams will be in action Saturday at Moorpark high school when they will be competing in the CIF Division 2 Finals. The field events start at 11 a.m. and the first running event starts at 12 noon. The Centaurs will be well represented in this prestigious meet. Morgan Maddox, who is one of the fastest runners in the state is expected to win the girls 200- and 400-meter dashes. Last week she recorded the fastest qualifying times in both events. She ran...

  • The Passing of a Culver City High School Sports Hall of Famer

    May 9, 2024

  • Aki Wilson

    May 9, 2024

    Last week on Wednesday night Culver City middle school and high school lost a member of the Panther and Centaur Family when Aki Wilson, left, passed away from a heart attack. He was an assistant football coach for the high school and the head football coach for the middle school. He was an outstanding athlete at Culver City high school who graduated in 1995. He was also a member of the Culver City high school Hall of Fame. Pictured with Wilson is Culver City football and track and field coach...

  • Four Culver City high school teams will be in the CIF playoffs

    Steve Finley and George Laase, Observer Staff|May 2, 2024

    Culver City high school is known for having an outstanding athletic program and this year is no different. Four teams have punched their ticket to the prestigious CIF Southern Section playoffs that start this week. The baseball and girl lacrosse teams play their first-round games today, Thursday and the boys and girls track and field teams drive into action on Saturday, May 4. The baseball team will start their quest for a CIF title at 3:15 p.m. Thursday when they host 14-13 Castaic. If they...

  • Analyzing and Reviewing the Chargers 2024 NFL Draft

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|May 2, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers have completed the 2024 NFL Draft, their first under the new leadership of head coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Joe Hortiz. The Chargers had nine draft picks from Round One through Round Seven in the three-day draft held in Detroit, Michigan last week. The Chargers accomplished their goals in this draft. The team wanted to improve the offensive line, and they drafted the top ranked offensive lineman in this draft, Joe Alt of Notre Dame. They needed to add wide...

  • The UCLA Football Spring Showcase returns to the Rose Bowl

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|May 2, 2024

    In a return to a UCLA Bruin football tradition, the Rose Bowl was the setting for the UCLA Bruins Football Spring Showcase on Saturday afternoon, April 27. A crowd of 11,703 fans enjoyed the opportunity to watch the Bruins play some spring football and bring back the tradition of the Bruin Walk, where the team walks through the tailgate party areas on the way to the stadium. It gives the Bruin players an opportunity to engage with fans and family before the game. It feels like the fun in Bruins...

  • CCHS in Top 20% in California

    May 2, 2024

    Serving 2,228 students in grades 9-12, Culver City High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%). Nationaly Culver City High...

  • Newsom Recall Part Deux

    Stephen Hadland, Culver City Observer Editor & Publisher|May 2, 2024

    Activists who successfully placed a recall on California's ballot in 2021 and forced the Democratic governor to spend tens of millions are trying to oust him again. Newsom is often listed as a possible candidate for President of the United States in 2028. Conservative activists are launching another attempt to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom, seeking to capitalize on anger over the state's yawning budget deficit and arguing that the top White House surrogate must be stopped before he can...

  • VJCC-Based BSA Troop 764 Court of Honor Set for May 4

    May 2, 2024

    One year after 13 members of BSA Troop 764 were ceremonially recognized for earning the rank of Eagle Scout, the troop has announced that 10 more young men will be similarly feted at its annual Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, May 4 at the Venice Japanese Community Center, aka the VJCC. The 10 scouts who will be recognized for earning scouting's highest rank are Mason Beard (Da Vinci Science High School); Benjamin Blackburn (North High School, Torrance); Aidan Brady (Venice High School); Sodoo...

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