Category Archives: Sports

Will There Be a Fourth of July 5/10K Race?

Brian Shea, the Will Rogers 5/10K Race Director and Founder, filed for a race permit in March, after Durrah Wagner, the former field representative for Councilman Mike Bonin, told him in a January email: “I have checked in with my … Continue reading

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Palisades High Football Beats Westchester, 16-12, to Finish the Season 3-1

It was a wild football game Friday night as the Palisades High Dolphins defeated Westchester, 16-12, at the Comets’ stadium. Pali ended the Covid-shortened season with a 3-l record. The Dolphins were deep in talent and Westchester always has a … Continue reading

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PaliHi Football Stomps Garfield, 23-0; Plays Season Finale This Friday at Westchester

The question Palisades High football fans were asking last Saturday afternoon at the Stadium by the Sea was, “Which team will show up to play Garfield: the one that lost to Venice 36-0 or the team that beat Fairfax 36-6?” … Continue reading

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Palisades Football Beats Fairfax, 35-6, in Season’s Second Game; Plays at Home Saturday

It looked like a different football team when the Palisades High Dolphins took the field on Friday night, before trouncing Fairfax 35-6. A week earlier, the Dolphins were trounced in similar fashion by Venice, 36-0, and seemed like “deer in … Continue reading

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Remembering Elgin Baylor: Memoir Co-Written by Palisadian

 (Editor’s note: With Elgin Baylor’s passing on March 22, CTN turned to Pacific Palisades writer Alan Eisenstock, who co-authored Baylor’s memoir, “Hang Time.” Eisenstock responded by email, “Elgin was a good man, fought his fight in a strong but quiet … Continue reading

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Drive-By Rally Supports Resumption of Sports at Palisades High School

Click here for video. “No one was advocating for us,” said Jack Babala, who with fellow athletes Xavier Smith, Jr. and Matt Fahn organized a drive-by on Friday, February 26, in front of Palisades High School. Between 20 and 30 … Continue reading

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Max Homa Wins the Genesis Invitational

Valencia’s Max Homa won the 2021 Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club on Sunday by shooting a par 3 on the second playoff hole against Tony Finau, who hit into a bunker and bogeyed the hole. At age 30, … Continue reading

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Sam Burns Leads Genesis Invitational with a 64 at the Riviera; Two Players Shot 66

By BILL BRUNS Circling the News Advisor The Genesis Invitational, featuring eight of the world’s top 10-ranked players, got underway in beautiful weather today at the Riviera Country Club. Sam Burns, 24, took a two-stroke lead with a 7-under-par 64 … Continue reading

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Will Rogers 5/10K Race Foundation Donates Shirts

The plans for the Will Rogers 5/10K 43rd Annual Race were in place in March. The T-shirts were ordered. The L.A. Marathon was run and then the County of L.A. shut down because Covid-19 had started its inroads into communities. … Continue reading

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New Book Offers Parents a Road Map for Coping with High-Pressure Youth Sports 

  An excellent new book, “What Size Balls Do I Need?” aims to help parents (and grandparents) navigate the world of competitive sports with young athletes who hope to play in high school and college. The author is Steve Morris, … Continue reading

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