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Undefeated Palisades High Football Wins Showdown with Hamilton, 63-7

It was supposed to be a hard-fought showdown: Hamilton (6-0) versus Palisades (7-0), with the eventual Western League championship on the line. Hamilton even rented floodlights so that the game could be played on a Friday night. But then the … Continue reading

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Praise for the Lutherans’ Inaugural October Charity Run

(Circling the News received the following letter on October 17.) I ran in the inaugural Octoberfest 5K race yesterday in the Palisades. I met Pastor Mike Lee, who was just back from running the Boston Marathon. He’s a lovely guy … Continue reading

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PaliHi Football (7-0) Routs University, Awaits Showdown with Hamilton (6-0) 

The undefeated Palisades High School football team crushed University 55-0 last Friday at home and is now 7-0 for the season and 2-0 in Western League action. Head Coach Chris Hyduke said that going into the match, he had two … Continue reading

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Undefeated PaliHi Football Defeats Venice in Western League Opener, 33-13

  Now 6-0 this season, the Palisades High Dolphins routed arch-rival Venice last Friday night, 33-13, to open Western League play. Sophomore quarterback Sammy Silvia, starting only his second varsity game, completed three touchdowns passes to senior Moses Ross, and … Continue reading

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Former Pepperdine Golfer Sahith Theegala Comes Close to Winning His First PGA Tournament

Sahith Theegala, who was named the top collegiate golfer in 2020  while at Pepperdine, held a one-stroke lead going into the final round of the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi on Sunday. Alas, after achieving three birdies on the … Continue reading

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PaliHi Football Team Wins Again, Beating San Fernando 49-6

It took only two plays and 18 seconds for Palisades High to score a touchdown Friday night, with senior Moses Ross racing 52 yards to the end zone. Sophomore Kwazi Estes kicked the first of his seven straight PATs and … Continue reading

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New Year, New Coach: PaliHi Flattens Cleveland, 39-0

After a shortened 2020 football season because of Covid 19 (only  four games in the spring), Palisades High opened a new season on Friday with a decisive 39-0 win over Cleveland. Coach Tim Hyde, who had been Pali’s head coach … Continue reading

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Major League Ballplayer Scott Heineman Signs to Play in Tokyo

Scott Heineman, a 28-year-old native of Pacific Palisades, signed a contract with the Yomiuri Giants on August 3, flew to Tokyo last week and is now in quarantine. He will be activated the first week of September. The 6’1” Heineman, … Continue reading

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AYSO Soccer Enrollment Opens; Parents Are Urged to Enroll Their Kids by August 20 

  If you want your youth to get some exercise, learn a sport and have fun while doing it, AYSO Region 69 invites families to enroll before August 20. There are still a few openings in most divisions. AYSO Region … Continue reading

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Former Palisades High Star Jon Moscot Pitches for Team Israel in the Olympics

By BILL BRUNS CTN Sports Writer Two years after retiring from Major League baseball with an arm injury, Jon Moscot was the starting pitcher for Team Israel against South Korea in the opening round of the Tokyo Olympics Thursday. Moscot, … Continue reading

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