Category Archives: Sports

Second Annual 5K Run Will Donate to Local Charities

The Palisades Lutheran 2nd Annual 5K Charity Run and Walk will be held on Saturday, October 15, from 9 a.m. to noon.  The goal is to raise $20,000 for homeless and community charities. The student fee is $20 and $35 … Continue reading

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Pickleball Court Striping Goes before RAP Commissioners

Pickleball players came closer to having a tennis court striped at the Palisades Recreation Center today. At a Zoom meeting, the Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners voted to approve tennis court #7 striped  for pickleball – provided the noise … Continue reading

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Artificial Grass, Astroturf, Presents Hidden Dangers

  BY REECE PASCOE When the Palisades High School Football team played El Camino Real High on August 19, CTN learned that all of ECR games would have to be played away because of trouble with the school’s Astroturf. According … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder Hires Shooting Guru Chip Engelland

ESPN reported that the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team has hired Chip Engelland, who many consider the NBA’s preeminent shooting teacher, as an assistant coach. Engelland, a Los Angeles native, served as a ball boy for coach John Wooden’s NCAA … Continue reading

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Palisades Win Season Opener 35-19

The Palisades Charter High School football team has only two returning defensive starters, and the same on offense.  To call this team inexperienced would be charitable. But raw talent, athleticism and pure will power saw the Dolphins beat El Camino … Continue reading

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Still a Few Slots Open for AYSO Soccer Fall Season

Your child already has a job – school has started or is about to start – they don’t need added stress from competitive sports. One way to help them socialize, get exercise and just generally have fun is to play … Continue reading

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Arthur Ashe: the Man and Legend Remembered

By BOB VICKREY I followed the Moody Coliseum usher down the aisle until we reached my seat on row two, which was directly behind the tennis court linesman and near where Arthur Ashe and Bjorn Borg sat while awaiting the … Continue reading

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Local Baseball Team Wins 2022 Easton Elite World Series Championship

The Top Level 14U Baseball Team made history last week by becoming the first team from Santa Monica and the Westside to ever capture the Easton Elite 14U World Series Championship. The Top Level team went a perfect 7-0 in … Continue reading

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PaliHi’s Bud Kling Inducted into Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

  Legendary Palisades High School tennis coach Bud Kling was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame on June 26. The honorees include high school, college, professional and amateur standouts, media representatives and community members. The Hall … Continue reading

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The 45th Annual 5/10K Race Brings Surprises and Familiar Faces

The 5/10K Will Rogers Race returned this year nearly equaling the 2019 event and its 2,342 runners. Organizers Thomas Hathaway and James Klein were told by the timing company that most of the races in the state, post Covid, have … Continue reading

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