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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 13, 2018 

Cents Stun Warren High in Final Seconds

It was a lightening bolt from heaven for Culver City High Football. The bleachers erupted in ecstasy when quarterback Zevi Eckhaus threw the game-winning touchdown, a 44-yard aerial bomb hitting wide...

 

Centaurs Pummel Peninsula

The 2018 Centaur scoring machine continued to rev up as it over-powered another South Bay opponent, this time Peninsula High, 61-27, on Friday, Aug. 31. The packed bleachers at Jerry Chabola Stadium...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 30, 2018

Centaurs Dominate in Football Opener

Friday night entertainment is Culver City High Football. The Centaurs offense was on full display as they dominated West Torrance High in their season opener, 62-20, on Aug. 24. However, it was the...

 

Culver City High Defeats Peninsula High 61-27

The Culver City Centaurs thrashed Peninsula High. Read all the details later this week in Sport Reporter Fred Altieri's story on the game...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 30, 2018

Chargers Have Shot at Super Bowl

By Bill Seals Sports Reporter Are the Chargers Super Bowl contenders? The Los Angeles Chargers have gone through the preseason as if the goal is to avoid injuries to their starters. Winning has been secondary to being ready for the regular season,...

 

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...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 30, 2018

Bruins, Trojans both Open at Home

Bruins, Trojans both Open at HThe Bruins and Trojans both kick-off their 2018 football seasons Sept. 1 at home, when USC plays UNLV at 1 p.m. at the Coliseum and UCLA facing University of Cincinnati...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 30, 2018

Aaron Donald Agrees to Terms With Rams!

Dateline: Friday, August 31, 2018 Aaron Donald is now the standard. The Los Angeles Rams announced today that they have agreed to a six-year, $137 million contract extension. It's the richest...

 

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...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 23, 2018

Rams Spoil Raiders' Return to Los Angeles

Home sweet home counts, even in the preseason. The virtual battle for the most fans in the seats at the L.A. Coliseum may have been won by the Oakland Raider fans. But the real battle on the football...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 23, 2018

LAFC Enjoys its 'Home Cooking'

A blessing in disguise is always welcome. The sparkling new Banc of California Stadium in Downtown Los Angeles has quickly evolved into one of the best home-field advantages in Major League Soccer....

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 23, 2018

Chargers Offense Getting More Balanced

Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn has been preaching for a more balanced offense since he was hired for the job in 2017. Last season, the Chargers struggled to consistently run the ball, but led the NFL in passing so it was difficult to...

 

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...

 

Five Centaur Football Players Offered Scholarships

Five standout football players on the Culver City Centaurs have garnered coveted Division-1 scholarship offers from some of the nation's top universities. Dominick Tatum, who plays both on offense and on defense, received nine D-1 offers. He gave...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 9, 2018

Coliseum Renovation Remains on Track

It is appropriate that the first known construction cranes were incorporated by the Greeks over 2,500 years ago. In Exposition Park modern cranes tower high above the Los Angeles Memorial...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 9, 2018

Chargers Look Good but Questions Remain

On Saturday, the Los Angeles Chargers held their first Blue-White scrimmage at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. The offense seemed to be in mid-season form. Below is an early evaluation on the following position groups: Quarterbacks:...

 

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...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 2, 2018

Tough Road for LA Sparks

Its crunch time for the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA. The Sparks are currently in a tie with Phoenix and nine teams are battling for eight playoff spots. Seattle is on top, Atlanta is second and...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 2, 2018

Rams, Trojans Look Forward to More Improvements

The rejuvenation at Exposition Park continues in preparation for the upcoming football season. This year will be the third of four consecutive years the USC Trojans will be sharing the Los Angeles...

 

Kershaw to start Monday

Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw and the rest of the Dodgers will start a seven game home stand on Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers.ay...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 26, 2018

Del Mar Lives Up to Opening-Day Hype

Opening Day 2018 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Racetrack once again lived up to its billing, delighting the festive hat-adorned crowd. The predicted foul weather was held at bay where "the turf...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 26, 2018

Rams Sign Gurley, But Still Have Problems

The Los Angeles Rams took another big step in becoming an NFL championship threat on Tuesday as they agreed to a four-year extension contract with running back Todd Gurley. The reported $60-million...

 

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...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 19, 2018

LA Football Club Ends with Draw Against Portland

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The Los Angeles Football Club has yet to lose at home in its inaugural MLS season. Thanks to goalkeeper Tyler Miller and a focused transition defense LAFC fought...

 

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