THE LOS ANGELES SPORTS JOURNAL WESTSIDE FOOTBALL WEEK 1 POLL Last week’s rankings are in parenthesis. 1. (1) SANTA MONICA (0-1) Last week: 12-6 loss to Los Altos This week: Bye Defense showed how good they are despite giving up the deciding score in the final minute of the game. Only six [...]
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Venice knew it would be a tough test on Thursday against defending state champion Chaminade, but for part of the first quarter it looked like the Gondoliers could pull off the surprising upset. After a poor Chaminade snap on a punt led to a safety for the Gondoliers, Venice sophomore quarterback Robbie Blosser connected [...]
Girls Volleyball: Windward’s Cornelius, Santa Monica’s Sato, and Culver City’s Moultrie named to AVCA All-American watch list
Three area girls’ volleyball players, Windward’s Christina Cornelius, Santa Monica’s Blossom Sato and Culver City’s Armani Moultrie are one of 31 Californians to be named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s All-American Watch List. The list consisting of only senior players is the first step to be named to the All-American team.
With the first games of the high school football season kicking off tonight, we are asking our readers what westside contest will be the most exciting this week.
THE LOS ANGELES SPORTS JOURNAL PRESEASON FOOTBALL POLL 1. Santa Monica (2013 Record: 9-3) Defense, defense, defense. Senior linebacker Terrance Jackson had 21 sacks last year and a legitimate Division I prospect. Tackle Cayden Burns is another player to watch has he finished with eight sacks in 2013. 2. Venice (2013 Record: 10-3) [...]
Santa Monica College defensive back Jayshawn Lowe received his first Division I scholarship offer from UTEP today. The 6-foot-2 sophomore had 23 tackles for the Corsairs last season in a very strong secondary and helped lead the SMC to their third straight American Pacific Conference title.
Venice offensive lineman John Dewig will be a preferred walk-on at UCLA this season. The recently graduated 6-foot-3, 315-pound senior will attend a two week camp with the hopes of earning a spot on the team roster. Dewig is a two-time All-City player and was named the LA City Division I Offensive Lineman of the [...]