St. Bernard alum and former Santa Monica College assistant coach David Banuelos was officially named the new football coach and athletic director at Verbum Dei, yesterday. Banuelos spent last year in charge of Compton College where they were 0-10 in his only season. Tarters have gone 2-48 in the last five years including three winless [...]
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Santa Monica College offensive line coach David Banuelos was named the new head coach of Compton College’s football program, yesterday. Banuelos has spent the last three seasons on the Corsairs sideline helping the team win back-to-back conference titles, an accomplishment not done in 30 previous years. One of his players, Moldova-born offensive tackle Alexandru Ceachir, [...]
Today’s Santa Monica College men’s basketball game versus Pasadena City College has been cancelled due to a scheduling error. Tip-off was set for 5 p.m. at Corsair Pavilion but Pasadena believed that the game started at 1 p.m., leading to the contest being called off, according to SMC athletic director Joe Cascio. The Corsairs (2-2) [...]
In a year where Santa Monica College quarterback Alfonso Medina has been shattered school records in the pass happy “Air Corsair” offense, one would not expect to see a back piling up huge chucks of yardage on the ground. Guess someone forgot to tell Myles Johnson that. The former Carson High star has quietly been [...]
Santa Monica College continue to be in a three-way tie for first place in the Pacific Conference and West LA College picks up its first league victory. AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE Team League Overall 1. Antelope Valley 3-0 5-1 1. LA Pierce 3-0 5-1 1. Santa Monica 3-0 5-1 4. Santa Barbara 2-1 3-3 5. West [...]
AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE Team League Overall 1. Antelope Valley 2-0 4-1 1. LA Pierce 2-0 4-1 1. Santa Monica 2-0 4-1 4. Santa Barbara 2-0 3-2 4. Glendale 0-2 2-3 4. LA Southwest 0-2 1-4 4. West LA 0-2 1-4 4. LA Valley 0-2 0-5
West Los Angeles College running back Stephen Cross and Santa Monica College punter Ret Tilman were honored as the Pacific Conference Players of the Week by the Southern California Football Association. Cross earned the offensive nod after running for 138 yards along with 12 receptions for 108 yards in a 31-21 losing effort to SMC [...]
The Southern California Football Association has named Santa Monica College’s Ralph Gordon the Pacific Conference Special Teams/All-Purpose Player of the Week. The sophomore wide receiver from Westchester High had 187 all-purpose yards in last week’s 45-34 victory over San Bernardino Valley, including returning four kickoffs for 141 yards.
For the first three quarters, it looked that Santa Monica College was destined for another frustrating defeat to San Bernardino Valley, but a 24-point surge in the fourth helped push the Corsair to a 45-34 victory in their final non-conference game on Saturday. SMC quarterback Alfonso Medina threw for four touchdowns and Myles Johnson had [...]
Last season was a turning point for Santa Monica College. The Corsairs won their first American Pacific Conference title since 2003, but were stopped in the postseason by East L.A College losing 42-28 in the American Championship Bowl. Despite the postseason loss, several players were voted to the All-Conference team and five were sent to [...]
Santa Monica College defensive coordinator Steve Garcia has been named acting head coach for the Corsairs’ season opener against Mt. San Jacinto College on Saturday. Head coach Gifford Lindheim is serving a self-imposed one-game suspension following last season’s post game brawl at the end of the 42-28 loss to East Los Angeles College in the [...]
Former All-City quarterback Torey Whitfield will be sitting out his sophomore year at West Los Angeles College due to a reoccurring injury. “I tore my meniscus in my left knee again. [It’s] an injury from freshman year [at Hamilton], so I’m just resting it,” said Whitfield about the decision. Whitfield threw for 620 yards and [...]
After originally signing his letter of intent to Tennessee Tech for the fall, Santa Monica College defensive tackle Karl Buchanan will be transferring in the spring semester instead. The sophomore had 57 tackles and five sacks in 2011 is a couple of classes short of obtaining his Associate in Arts degree. He was the only [...]
Starting this Saturday Monday, the Los Angeles Sports Journal will be providing an in depth preview of the westside’s 11 high school and two junior college football teams. The tentative schedule is after the jump and is subject to change.