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.
Posted Feb. 23, 2013, 10:03 am
With 15:04 left on the clock, Crossroads (16-3-3) forward Eli Berg-Rosenblatt scored the first of his two goals to tie the game 1-1 against Silverado (17-4-3) in the CIF Southern Section Quarterfinals cracking through a seemingly impenetrable defense at home Friday night. The goal looked to change the tide and fortunes of the Roadrunners boys soccer team in a winner advances loser goes home soccer playoff game, and for the moment it did.
Posted Feb. 22, 2013, 7:44 pm
The Westside saw four of its high school teams enter the playoffs and compete in a winner advances tournament bracket to determine how far teams would advance toward the championship round of the CIF Southern Section Boys Soccer. Westside teams that competed for the 2013 CIF Southern Section crowns include: Santa Monica (8-9-3), Crossroads (16-2-4), St. Monica (14-5-3) and Windward (19-9).
Posted Feb. 21, 2013, 10:16 pm
St. Monica (18-4-1) lost to University Prep (14-2-3) in the CIF Quarterfinals in a riveting sudden death shootout after the game was tied at 1-1 after double overtime handing the Mariners their first loss of the season at Airport Park Thursday afternoon.
Posted Feb. 21, 2013, 6:00 am
The Westside entered four high school teams in the playoffs to compete in a winner advances tournament to determine how far teams will advance toward the championship round of the CIF Southern Section Girls Soccer. Westside teams competing for the 2013 CIF Southern Section crowns include Santa Monica (11-6-3), Crossroads (16-4-2), St. Monica (18-3-1), and Pacifica Christian (11-1).
Posted Feb. 20, 2013, 10:04 pm
St. Monica (15-5-3) boys soccer defeated Buckley (14-7-1) in the second round of the CIF Playoffs handing the Griffins their first loss of the season in an intense overtime shootout after the game ended in a tie 0-0 Wednesday afternoon at Airport Park. With the win, the Mariners advance to the CIF Southern Section Quarterfinals.
Posted Feb. 20, 2013, 4:20 pm
Crossroads (16-4-1) defeated Vistamar (8-4-4) in the second round of the CIF Playoffs 4-1 scoring two goals in the first half and two goals in the second to power over the Vikings at home Tuesday evening. With the win, the Roadrunners advance to the CIF Southern Section Quarterfinals.
Posted Feb. 16, 2013, 9:40 am
St. Monica (17-3-1) girls soccer won an easy battle against Lennox Academy 6-0 in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Playoffs with forward Sasha Meyer scoring four goals to power the Mariners to victory Thursday afternoon.
Posted Feb. 13, 2013, 9:44 pm
St. Monica (13-5-2) defeated Sierra Canyon (7-3-4) by a score of 1-0 to win their first playoff game at home Wednesday afternoon. With the win, the Mariners advance to the CIF Southern Section quarter finals.
Posted Feb. 9, 2013, 4:40 pm
Pacifica Christian (11-0) gave Yeshiva a good drubbing in soccer beating the Panthers 12-0 at Marine Park Thursday afternoon with the Seawolves scoring all 12 of their goals during the first half and securing their claim as undisputed champions to the Liberty League crown.
Posted Feb. 9, 2013, 1:00 pm
The Santa Monica High School (8-9-2) boys soccer team won their final game of the regular season against Hawthorne High School 2-0 with both scores for the Vikings coming in the second half of play at home Thursday afternoon.
Posted Feb. 6, 2013, 9:01 pm
St. Monica (8-1-1) boys soccer beat Cantwell-Sacred Heart(7-9-1) by a score of 2-1 Monday afternoon at Airport Park before going on to tie top-seeded Serra Wednesday 2-2 showing just how good the Mariners are and how they have improved throughout the season.
Posted Jan. 30, 2013, 12:00 am
St. Monica High School (9-5-1) defeated St. Paul (2-8-3) in soccer outscoring the Swordsmen 3-2 in a gripping second half showdown where Mariners forward Jack Cain scored all three goals in a rainy game at Airport Park Friday afternoon.
Posted Jan. 30, 2013, 12:00 am
The Vikings Boys Soccer Team (6-8-2) has been struggling this year but managed to pull off a rainy day win against the Inglewood Sentinels in an overtime goal by Giancarlo Canas at home Friday afternoon.
Posted Jan. 23, 2013, 12:00 am
The basketball and soccer teams in Santa Monica are looking to win their final league games of the season in order to secure a playoff spot and advance in CIF with this next week deciding the fate of many of the Westside teams.
Posted Jan. 22, 2013, 12:00 am
Pacifica Christian (6-0) girls soccer shut out Lennox Academy 4-0 at Marine Park with forward Abby Mcrae leading the offense of the Seawolves scoring two goals in the first half against the Panthers to extend their win streak to six games Friday afternoon.
Posted Jan. 9, 2013, 10:43 am
Crossroads (9-1) shut out Calvary Chapel 10-0 in a lopsided game at home Tuesday night where the lady Roadrunners dominated the field of play to add another winning notch to their practically perfect 2012-2013 soccer record.
Posted Jan. 2, 2013, 9:02 am
When the fall semester approached in 2012, Santa Monica College student athlete Alessandro Canale was faced with a tough decision: whether to transfer to San Francisco State or stay another year at SMC where he could continue to play soccer.
Posted Dec. 22, 2012, 3:48 am
Crossroads Boys Soccer (8-1-1) won against New Roads (2-3) 8-2 with Nate Merchant of the Roadrunners scoring four goals to lead the Roadrunners against the Jaguars at home Thursday night. Merchant scored the first three goals for Crossroads early in the game with Ezra Kagan scoring the fourth off of a penalty kick.