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 [...]
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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 [...]
Both Venice and Palisades football teams will be featured on Time Warner Cable’s Football Game of the Week line-up for the 2014 season. The Western League game between the two schools on October 17th will be the only conference game to be televised. While the Gondoliers dominated the contest last season at Stadium-by-the-Sea, this year’s [...]
Track: Santa Monica’s Espinoza in contention for a state title in the 100 meters; Palisades’ Williams moves on to the finals
Santa Monica sophomore sprinter Marcel Espinoza put himself in contention for a state title in the 100 meter dash after advancing to the finals with the third-fastest time in the preliminaries of the CIF State Track and Field Championships, yesterday. Espinoza’s time of 10.55 seconds was behind Alemany’s Dominic Davis (10.53) and leader Curtis Godin [...]