Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 5:19 am
The St. Monica boys basketball team went up against some stiff competition in the St. Monica Tournament. On Wednesday night, despite Spencer Gorman having a career night, the Mariners dropped a 73-66 decision to University. Gorman led all scorers on the night with 23 points. He also had 14 rebounds. Both career highs.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 4:46 am
The Crossroads School boys team finished 15th at the CIF cross country state championships, which took place in Fresno. Freshman sensation Ethan Finkel delivered as he has done all season, coming in third in his division.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 10:59 pm
The St. Monica Tournament was a showcase of some of the local basketball teams, including putting the Mariners’ hoopsters on display. The Mariners lost two of the first three games they played in, dropping contests to Newbury Park and University.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 7:27 am
While boys basketball is getting underway, hoopsters on the girls side have already been doing their thing on the hardwood. The St. Monica girls basketball team is not same squad is was a year ago when it boasted CIF Division 4A Player of the Year Briana Harris.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 7:06 am
It is safe to say that basketball season is here. Football is gone. Now let’s see the hoopster get it on. The Los Angeles area is rich with all-star basketball talent. Don’t forget that there’s plenty of talent to go around in the Santa Monica area as well.
Posted Nov. 26, 2013, 6:50 am
It was a good run for the Santa Monica High School football team. Coach Travis Clark had his team in position to contend for the Ocean League title, which they fell just short. The Vikings earned a berth into the postseason after finishing second in the Ocean League, losing only to eventual league champs Culver City in overtime.
Posted Nov. 26, 2013, 6:47 am
Last year, Pacifica Christian experienced heartache and sadness at the end of the CIF Southern Section Division 4A championship match with Rolling Hills Prep. This year, the Seawolves were on the end of another set of feelings as they trumped Laguna Blanca for the CIF Southern Section 4A volleyball championship.
Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 7:18 am
The St. Monica football had its season end in the first round of the CIF playoffs, falling to defending champ Rio Honda Prep, by the score of 62-28.
Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 6:25 am
Prior to Tuesday’s CIF Southern Section Division 4-A semifinals playoff matchup against Laguna Blanca, Crossroads had been on a roll. The Crossroads volleyball team turned more than their share of heads with their play on the court. To get to the semis, Crossroads defeated Long Beach St. Anthony in three sets in the quarterfinal round.
Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 5:54 am
The Pacifica Christian volleyball team waited a year to get back to the CIF Southern Section Division 4-A championship game. Now they’re back. The Seawolves defeated Cate in five sets to advance to the title game this weekend.
Posted Nov. 19, 2013, 7:29 am
Coming off back-to-back shutouts to end the regular season, the Santa Monica Vikings (7-4) defense delivered another stellar performance Friday night to start the first round of play in the CIF Southern Section Western Division playoffs.
Posted Nov. 19, 2013, 6:30 am
The Pop Warner Pee Wee Westside Vikings had one game to go before they reached the finals of the Pop Warner West Coast Championship to be played this weekend. The Vikings fell short of their goal, losing to the Arizona Nighthawks in the second round of the Pop Warner West Coast Championship.
Posted Nov. 16, 2013, 9:20 am
The Santa Monica Vikings football team won Friday's home playoff game against Channel Islands 27-0.
Posted Nov. 14, 2013, 7:29 am
The St. Monica High School football team had a rough regular season. Hopefully, the postseason will be a bit kinder to the Mariners. After a season in which they finished last in the Santa Fe League, St. Monica found itself with an opportunity to play another game.
Posted Nov. 14, 2013, 6:57 am
This much is true about the Santa Monica High football team: win or go home. That’s pretty much the mantra for every team now engaged in the playoffs. The first season is officially over. Now the real fun begins for the Vikings.
Posted Nov. 13, 2013, 7:19 am
The CIF Southern Section 4A Division in girls volleyball is going to be a competitive journey to the title game. Santa Monica schools are all in the mix with Pacifica Christian, New Roads and Crossroads being invited to the dance.
Posted Nov. 13, 2013, 6:23 am
At this time of year everything goes. Teams and individuals go up for league championships, hoping to get an extension to their season by getting an invite to the postseason. St. Monica is in that boat with its football team squeezing into the playoffs this week.
Posted Nov. 13, 2013, 5:53 am
The Crossroads athletics department is doing some big things. At least in fall sports they are. While football is all the rage and getting the bulk of the attention at the moment in high school sports, other athletic programs are going on strong as well.
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 7:36 am
The Crossroads girls volleyball battled hard against Paraclete on Halloween night, but came up short in the victory department. Paraclete defeated Crossroads in four sets, winning 25-19, 25-17 and 27-25.
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 5:31 am
The St. Monica football team is still considered to be a Top 15 team in the CIF Southern Section Northeast (XIII) Division. As of right now, the Mariners are the 14th ranked team in their division with their final game coming up against powerful Salesian on Thursday night.
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 11:45 pm
The best is still yet to come for coach Julie Bennett and her Pacifica Christian volleyball team. But for now, the Seawolves will settle for a Liberty League Tournament Championship that they clinched in a four-game match against Providence on Tuesday.
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 4:03 am
The Santa Monica High School Vikings football team is back on the right track. A week after a disheartening, overtime defeat to Culver City, the Samohi team kept themselves in the hunt for a good postseason seed with a 21-0 shutout wins against Inglewood.
Posted Nov. 4, 2013, 7:07 pm
New Roads girls’ volleyball team defeated Rolling Hills Prep for the second time, bringing their record for league play to 8-3. The Jaguars battled and went the distance, playing a full five sets. New Roads dropped the first and third sets to Rolling Hills Prep.
Posted Oct. 30, 2013, 9:36 am
In this week's episode of "In The Chair," Santa Monica Mirror Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen interviews Travis Clark, the head football coach at Santa Monica High School.
Posted Oct. 30, 2013, 9:18 am
A dedication ceremony will be held this Sunday to celebrate the renaming of Stadium Court at Christine Emerson Reed Park to Gussy Moran Stadium Court.