Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:00 am
An ownership group that includes Magic Johnson, former baseball star Nomar Garciaparra and his wife -- women's soccer great Mia Hamm -- will bring a new Major League Soccer team to Los Angeles beginning in 2017, league officials announced Thursday.
Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:21 am
The local soccer scene has taken a philanthropic measure this year with Santa Monica’s American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 20 commencing a new initiative called Pass it On.
Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:36 am
The Los Angeles Galaxy will honor retiring record-setting forward Landon Donovan today at his final regular-season Major League Soccer game at StubHub Center.
Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 9:31 am
Fans are advised to arrive early Sunday when the Los Angeles Galaxy honors retiring record-setting forward Landon Donovan at his final regular-season Major League Soccer game at StubHub Center.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:15 am
What did Manchester United players do soon after touching down in Los Angeles on Friday? If you said visit Santa Monica beach you would be correct.
Posted Jul. 14, 2014, 9:23 am
One day after the end of World Cup 2014, a four-team international soccer tournament featuring players who could represent the United States in future World Cups will begin in Carson today.
Posted Jul. 12, 2014, 8:29 am
A free watch party for Sunday's telecast of the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany will be held at Santa Monica Place.
Posted Jul. 3, 2014, 9:33 am
Despite what an ESPN commentator called one of the greatest goalkeeper performances in World Cup history, goalkeeper Tim Howard probably wishes he made two more stops to prevent Belgium from sending the United States Men’s National Team back home.
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:33 am
Today's U.S.-Germany World Cup match will be telecast on ESPN from Recife, Brazil with opening kickoff set for 9 am PST.
Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 9:22 am
Today's U.S.-Portugal World Cup match will kickoff at 3 pm and will be preceded by 30 minutes of pregame coverage on ESPN.
Posted Jun. 16, 2014, 9:16 am
What with the imminent chaos and excitement due to occur all over the globe in lieu of the World Cup, it is important to keep in mind those who keep the exciting games afloat, particularly those who are responsible for maintaining and rejuvenating the health and physical conditions of the athletes.
Posted Jun. 12, 2014, 8:43 am
Watch parties for ESPN's telecast of today's opening game of soccer's World Cup between Brazil and Croatia at 1 pm will be held across Los Angeles.
Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 9:33 am
The St. Monica girls soccer team will be in the CIF southern section Division 7 semifinals after a 3-0 second round victory over Arroyo on Wednesday and a 2-1 quarterfinal win for them over Pasadena Marshall (16-7-2) on Friday.
Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 7:19 am
Needing the win to earn a berth into the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, the New Roads boys soccer team overcame a 2-0 deficit against Wildwood to win 3-2 during a home match at Marine Park on Friday, Feb. 14.
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Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 2:31 am
It's showtime for the local schools engaging in the postseason. The real season is here. And its time to get this party started as some would say. Boys and girls basketball teams are in play this week, beginning tonight.
Posted Feb. 11, 2014, 4:32 am
New Roads girls and boys soccer teams both defeated Wildwood on Feb. 7 in matches held at Marine Park and Mar Vista Park, respectively. The final score for the boys match was 4-3, while the girls match ended 2-0.
Posted Feb. 5, 2014, 2:53 pm
Pacifica Christian soccer star Lauren Gaston has had a storied high school career Gaston will now be taking her skills to the collegiate level where she is bound to continue her outstanding play on the soccer field.
Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 4:06 am
The Crossroads boys’ basketball team kept its unbeaten mark at home this season intact after handing visiting Brentwood School a 59-55 loss last Friday.
Posted Dec. 10, 2013, 4:00 am
The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U16 soccer team wound up their season and pre-season play with an impressive undefeated 12-0-2 record to become the 2013 AYSO Area 1P champions.
Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 5:43 am
The Santa Monica United Boys 17 and Under soccer team is making some noise on the regional and national level this season. The SMU team is currently ranked No. 2 in Southern California and fourth in the region, according to the all soccer website gotsoccer.com.
Posted Oct. 10, 2013, 5:47 am
Former Santa Monica High soccer standout Alessandro Canale makes big impression for UC San Diego.
Posted Sep. 24, 2013, 8:58 am
Blake Dirickson, founder of The Santa Monica Sports Club, has come up with a way to make fitness a means for community service. Dirickson developed The Santa Monica Sports Club after seeking for a way to combine his passion for sports, Santa Monica, and community service.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 11:15 pm
The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U14 won against Camarillo 1-0 in the 19th Annual Strawberry Cup soccer tournament held in Camarillo Sunday, May 12 after carding an impressive 4-0 record en route to their championship win. The girls were perfect in their final four games racking up four shutouts, and winning by scores of 5-0, 1-0, and 3-0 in pool play.
Posted Mar. 19, 2013, 5:13 pm
The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U12 Extra Team defeated Mission Viejo 3-1 to win the California State Finals at Sandy Motley Park in Davis, Saturday afternoon. The win secures their claim to the California AYSO Girls U12 Extra State Title. The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U12 Extra Team beat Camarillo 3-1 earlier that morning in a semi-final game. The win caps a stellar girls soccer season that continues the dominance of Santa Monica to remain the top team in California.
Posted Feb. 23, 2013, 4:03 pm
St. Monica (15-6-2) fell to Lennox Academy (17-6-1) 2-0 in the CIF Quarterfinals eliminating the Mariners from the playoffs Friday afternoon at Airport Park. St. Monica Boys Soccer Head Coach Rimal Patel was proud of the Mariners for making it far into the CIF Southern Section playoffs. "We are in deep territory," said Patel. "This is the first time our school has ever been here.