Santa Monica claims the top spot in the first ever LA Sports Journal’s Westside Baseball rankings. The Vikings are led by a strong trio of pitcher in Andrew Brown, Alex Gironda, and Jonathan Rakuljic have combined for an ERA of 1.59 in 84 2/3 innings this year. Hamilton comes in at number two after winning [...]
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Wrestling: Two Santa Monica High students arrested after in-class altercation, coach placed on paid leave
Two Santa Monica High students have been arrested following an in-class altercation with the school’s wrestling coach Mark Black on Friday. According to the Santa Monica Daily Press, an 18-year-old male was arrested for alleged possession of pot and a box cutter by the Santa Monica Police Department. SMPD are seeking additional charges for possession [...]
Now that basketball season is over, we are giving fans will get a chance to vote who they think should be the Los Angeles Sports Journal Westside Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year? Let us know what you think and the results of the fan favorite will be shown along with our selection for the [...]
Track: Santa Monica’s Espinoza runs fastest non-wind aided 100 meters this year at Mustang Relays; Palisades’ Williams sweeps 1600 and 3200 meters at the Pasadena Games
Santa Monica’s Marcel Espinoza posted the fastest non-wind aided 100 meters time in the Southern Section’s Division I this year at the Mustang Relays on Saturday. The sophomore’s time 10.65 seconds at Mira Costa High was nearly half a second ahead of fellow Viking DeJai Whittaker. Espinoza’s season-best is 10.63 at the Nike Invitational at [...]
Santa Monica’s Lily Jones made history when she scored the school’s first goal in girls’ lacrosse on Thursday. The freshman goal in the second half was quickly followed by teammate Kara Blum score but it was not enough as the Vikings lost the home match to Woodland Hills Louisville 7-2.
Santa Monica is ranked No. 2 in the CIF-Southern Section Division IV preseason poll that was released yesterday. The Vikings were 19-11 in 2013 and advanced to the Division IV title game. Santa Monica is led by senior pitcher/shortstop Sara Garcia who was the Ocean League MVP last season and signed with the College of [...]
When a basket is made just before the final horn in a 31-point win, rarely do you see a crowd go wild and the players jump off the bench to celebrate. However, that is exactly what happened when guard Matthew Tapia scored a layup in a 76-35 first round victory over Montebello in the Division [...]
Finishing in a tie with Beverly Hills for the Ocean League title earned Santa Monica a 15th seed and a first round home game against Montebello on Friday. Divivions I-AA first round games are below: CIF Southern Section Division IAA First round, Friday, 7 p.m.
A hostile crowd and the memory of the close loss the last time they came to Santa Monica’s North Gym should have had some negative effect on Beverly Hills Friday night. In fact for point guard Siavash Yektafar, it was quite the opposite. The senior had 30 points as the Normans got out to an [...]
Girls Basketball: Melamed’s late free throw helps Beverly Hills rally from a 13-point deficit against Santa Monica
The Santa Monica crowd was loud and on its feet when Beverly Hills’ guard Jessica Melamed stepped to the free throw line to shoot two with seven seconds left in a tied game. After the junior missed the first one, the noise became nearly deafening in Samo’s North Gym. However, Melamed held her nerves in [...]