4 Centaur Teams in Playoffs

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Several key components make up a good high school sports program. No. 1 is winning. No. 2 is making the playoffs. Winning a championship is just icing on the cake. Four Culver City high school teams are enjoying cake this week. Boys soccer, girls soccer, girls basketball and girls water polo all have qualified for the CIF playoffs. A fifth … Read More

Bruins, Trojans Are at Home

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USC UCLA Bruins

Tenth-ranked UCLA’s basketball team faces the Oregon schools next, starting tonight, while USC hopes the return of Bennie Boatwright helps them crack the Top 25 when they meet the same Oregon teams. The Bruins host No. 5 Oregon this evening at 7 at Pauley Pavilion, and they face last-place Oregon State on Sunday at 2 at Pauley. Last week the … Read More

Soccer Boys Ice Title

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Although the Culver City High School boys soccer team had two more games, their 8-0 record is good enough for the Centaurs to be Ocean League champions. Winning the league with two games to play shows how dominant they have been.  They are 17-5 for the season. The Centaurs’ final league game is Thursday evening at 6 against Beverly Hills … Read More

Rams Quarterback in Hall

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Kurt Warner. Photo: sports360AZ.com
Kurt Warner. Photo: sports360AZ.com

Former Rams quarterback Kurt Warner has been voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. With Warner’s selection for the Aug, 5 ceremony in Canton, Ohio, the Rams have 30 Hall of Famers. Warner, a three-time finalist, was first eligible for enshrinement in 2015. His resume includes two NFL most valuable player awards, four Pro Bowls, two first-team all-Pro selections … Read More

Centaur Soccer Is Rising

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The Culver City High School soccer teams – boys and girls – hope to continue their elite play in the Ocean League this week. The boys and the girls meet Hawthorne on Friday – the boys at 6 on campus and the girls at Hawthorne at 4 o’clock. The boys and girls began the week in first place, but the … Read More

Catching up with Centaurs

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The Culver City High School girls basketball team is starting to play ar their best. Blowout wins over Hawthorne and Santa Monica last week proved the Centaurs are ready to challenge first-place Lawndale for the Ocean League championship. Second-place Culver City is 3-1 I league. 13-6 overall. Unbeaten Lawndale is 4-0 and 12-8. Both schools are headed for a showdown … Read More

Globetrotters Are Coming

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Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters, featuring electrifying athletes, will bring their spectacular show to the Los Angeles area next month. Saturday, Feb. 11 — Ontario, at the Citizens Business Bank Arena, at 2 o’clock and 7. * Sunday, Feb, 12 –Anaheim at the Honda Center, 2 o’clock. Saturday, Feb. 18 — Honda Center, at 1 and 7. Monday, Feb, 13 — Mission Viejo, at the Saddleback College Gym, 7 o’clock. Sunday, … Read More

Ocean League Play Starts

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Culver City High School’s basketball and soccer teams – girls and boys — move into the heart of their schedule this week. They start Ocean League play today with games against El Segundo. On Friday, the Centaurs will play their second game. The boys and girls basketball teams and the boys’ soccer team will play at Lawndale. Girls  soccer will … Read More

Time for Centaurs to Play Again

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Culver City High School. Photo: KTLA

Culver City High School teams hope the New Year will bring new championships during the winter sports period. Two teams that have the best chance to capture championships are girls basketball and girls soccer. Three other teams, boys basketball, boys soccer and girls water polo, are trying to qualify for the playoffs. The winter sports session resumes this week when … Read More

Momentum for Girls Volleyball

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Culver City High School. Photo: KTLA

Culver Club Volleyball and Culver City High School girls volleyball teams have combined for an excellent year. After winning the prestigious Summer Soiree Volleyball Tournament, many of the Culver Volleyball Club teammates played on the Culver High volleyball team, which went on to win its first ever CIF championship. The Lady Centaurs started the season slowly, and then they peaked … Read More