Which Way for Troy?

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Sam Darnold

USC has reached that fork-in-the-road time of the season that separates the good from the average.   Their game against the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday – 7:45, ESPN — is important for several reasons.   The winner will lead the Pac-12 South.   If Troy wins and holds onto first place in November, they will qualify for the … Read More

Samo Showdown Friday

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Culver City High School

Culver City High School’s football team,  varsity football team, fresh off a dominating 47-0 win over Hawthorne last Friday,  will play Santa Monica on Friday night at 7 at Santa Monica College. The No. 1-ranked Division 11 Centaurs, 7-1 overall, are 2-1 in the Ocean League, same as Samohi.   Santa Monica is 3-5 for the season.   The winner … Read More

2 Centaur Teams Are No. 1

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Culver City High School

No wonder Culver City High School athletic director Tom Salter is smiling.   For the first time in school history, the Centaurs have two teams ranked No. 1 in their sports.   The 6-1 football team has been ranked No. 1 in Division 11 all season. Now the defending CIF champion girls’ volleyball team, 22-1, has climbed to the top … Read More

Rams, Chargers Leave Town

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Running back Melvin Gordon

Both Los Angeles pro football teams will be on the road Sunday: The 3-2 Rams are in Jacksonville (3-2), 1 o’clock, channel 11. The 1-4 Chargers are at 1-3 Oakland, 1:25, channel 2. Last Sunday produced different results for both teams. The Chargers won their first game, 27-22, over the New York Giants in New Jersey. At the Coliseum, the … Read More

Centaurs Fight for Lead

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Culver City High School

For the third straight Friday, Culver City High School will take on one of the best teams in the region in their second Ocean League mattchup. The perfect Centaurs (6-0) host the Lawndale Cardinals (6-0) at 7 o’clock at Jerry Chabola Stadium on campus. Two weeks ago the Centaurs beat  Dorsey 30-27 with a last-second field goal by Carlos Barillas. … Read More

5-0 Centaurs Pass Dorsey Test

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Culver City High School

Everyone knew it was going to be close game. Two evenly matched teams with outstanding athletes on offense and defense. Culver City High School against Dorsey last Friday night featured enough excitement to last a whole football season. The Centaurs won on a last- second field by Carlos Barillas, 30-27. “It feels great to be able to give the team … Read More

4-0 Centaurs Have Date with Dorsey

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Culver City High School

If you are a football fan and a track fan  you can quench both thirsts on Friday:   Undefeated Culver City High School’s football team visits Dorsey at 7 o’clock.  Both teams schools have outstanding athletes. They can hit the jet button at any time. “We are excited about this challenge,” said Centaurs Coach Jahmal Wright. “Dorsey will match up … Read More

Centaurs Hope to Make Uni No. 4

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Culver City High School

Culver City High School’s 3-0 football team will be looking into the eye of the calm before the storm situation when they face  University High on Friday evening at 7 inside Jerry Chabola Stadium. Uni, 2-2, is not known for fielding competitive football teams. The storm will come later. After Uni, the Centaurs play four consecutive tough games: Friday, Sept. … Read More

49ers Next After Goff Gaffe

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Quarterback Goff

Two of the most storied professional football programs that have struggled for a decade will get together this afternoon in Santa Clara.   The 1-1 Rams play the 0-2 San Francisco 49ers at 5:25. Both teams feature young rookie coaches hired to turn their franchises around.   Sean McVay of the Rams and Kyle Shanahan of the 49ers come from … Read More

Texas Next for Troy

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Two of the best football programs in the nation meet on Saturday at the Coliseum where USC faces the Texas Longhorns at 5:30. Although the down the past few years, Texas still has enough talent to upset Troy. The Trojans are fresh off a dominating performance against a very good Stanford team. The final score was 42-24, and all of … Read More