Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:04 am
Santa Monica Little League has rescheduled its opening day for baseball to next Saturday, March 15. It was previously scheduled for March 1 but was canceled due to rain.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 7:05 am
Kevin Kelsey's Pacifica Christian boys' basketball team struggled throughout the regular season, finishing fifth in the Liberty League. However, the Seawolves made it into the playoffs and came within a game of playing in the CIF Southern Section Division 5AA championship game.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 5:51 am
It was great run for both the boys and girls basketball teams from Pacifica Christian. Too bad it all had to come to an abrupt end. Both teams enjoyed partial success in the postseason but came short of their ultimate goal of competing for a CIF title.
Posted Mar. 3, 2014, 9:42 am
Santa Monica resident Sarah Kovacs will join 75 other athletes and coaches from Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) in New Jersey to compete in the 2014 USA Games being held on June 14-21, 2014.
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. 27, 2014, 6:19 am
Hopes for Santa Monica High to repeat as CIF boys basketball champs were abruptly dashed by a visiting Rancho Cucamonga team on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Rancho Cucamonga took the lead in all four quarters to roll to a 74-56 CIF-SS Division 1AA win against Samohi.
Posted Feb. 26, 2014, 5:06 am
The Crossroads boys basketball team had a good run this season. But that season is now officially over. The Roadrunners went through a tough shooting stretch in the third quarter and that proved to be the team's detriment in a 60-52 CIF-SS Division 4A quarterfinal loss to Windward at home on Tuesday night.
Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 7:28 am
The playoff scene continues for local basketball teams as Samohi, Crossroads and Pacifica Christian all get in gear for another round of postseason play. Samohi (17-10), which easily defeated Montebello on Friday, will take on Rancho Cucamonga at home tonight at 7.p.m. Crossroads (19-5), which barely escaped with a 60-52 win against Providence, will go up against Windward (20-8) on their home court tonight at 7 p.m. as well.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 6:46 am
The Crossroads boys basketball team took care of business against Providence to move on to the quarterfinal round of the CIF-Southern Section 4A playoffs. The Roadrunners were in a tight squeeze in this contest, pulling out a narrow 60-52 win Friday night.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 5:55 am
Samohi senior Matt Tapia made a bit of school history when he tossed in a “buzzer beater” basket in the final second’s of the Vikings' 76-45 first round playoff win against Montebello. In the last five minutes of the game, a roar came up from the stands as the student body loudly chanted: “ We Want Matt, We Want Matt.”
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 7:32 am
The Crossroads boys basketball team hit the road against Providence in the second round of the CIF Division 4A playoffs with game time scheduled for 7 p.m tonight. Crossroads advanced after the first round win against Sage Hill.
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. 17, 2014, 6:52 am
The St. Monica boys' basketball team will play Crean Lutheran in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 4A playoffs. The Mariners will host Crean Lutheran, which plays out of the Academy League, this Wednesday.
Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 6:37 am
After dropping its second Ocean League game to Beverly Hills High School on Feb. 7, thee Santa Monica High School boys’ basketball team rebounded to close the regular season with victories against Morningside and Hawthorne.
Posted Feb. 12, 2014, 10:04 pm
The Crossroads Middle School boys soccer and girls basketball teams both won came up victorious in winning the Pacific Basin League Championships. The undefeated girls’ squad went into playoffs as the team to beat.
Posted Feb. 11, 2014, 4:53 am
St. Monica boys basketball team bounced back from the drubbing it took at Cathedral with a 74-54 victory Feb. 10 over Mary Star of the Sea to improve to 15-10 overall and 6-3 in league play on the season.
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. 9, 2014, 5:45 am
The St. Monica boy's basketball team began the week on a positive note, defeating Camino Real League rival St. Paul, 74-38 on Wednesday. The week concluded with a not so happy ending as the Mariners fell to Cathedral, 87-44.
Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 5:59 pm
The second Ocean League showdown of the season between the Santa Monica High School boys basketball team and Beverly Hills High School could not have started worse for the Vikings Friday night. With sole possession of first place on the line, Samohi didn't just get out of the gate slow, it found itself stuck in the mud in the first quarter.
Posted Feb. 5, 2014, 3:05 pm
The St. Monica basketball team face a stiff challenge for its postseason hopes. The Mariners are currently in third place in the Camino Real League. They end the season playing two of the best teams in the CIF Southern Section in Cathedral and Cantwell-Sacred Heart.
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 Feb. 5, 2014, 2:50 pm
The regular season for high school basketball ends next week. The Santa Monica boys’ basketball team more than likely will be playing beyond that.
Posted Jan. 29, 2014, 7:33 am
Al Downing will be tied to the hip with Hank Aaron for the rest of his life. The former Los Angeles Dodger flamethrower’s legacy will last a lot longer than that given the fact he served up the historic home run to Hank Aaron to surpass Babe Ruth as the all-time home run king back in 1974.
Posted Jan. 29, 2014, 7:07 am
It’s been a tough season for the New Roads boys’ basketball team. The Jaguars are winless so far in Coastal League play, and has recorded just one victory on the season.