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The entire Crossroads Varsity Boys’ team immediately after their win against San Pedro on Thursday.

Sports, Crossroads, Soccer

Crossroads Boys Varsity Soccer Team Has Strong Performances

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:30 am

Coming off an impressive win in their first week of competition against El Segundo, the Crossroads Boys Varsity Soccer team was ready for another tough test against Beverly Hills last Tuesday.

Sports, Los Angeles, Soccer

Los Angeles Galaxy Defeat New England Revolution To Win MLS Cup 2014

Posted Dec. 8, 2014, 9:22 am

The Los Angeles Galaxy won the MLS Cup 2014 Sunday, defeating the New England Revolution, 2-1, on Robbie Keane's goal six minutes into the second overtime at StubHub Center.

News, Soccer, Santa Monica

L.A. Galaxy Demolish Real Salt Lake 5-0 To Advance In MLS Final Series

Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:30 am

Landon Donovan recorded his first playoff hat trick and assisted on a fourth goal as the Los Angeles Galaxy routed Real Salt Lake, 5-0, in the decisive second game of a Major League Soccer Western Conference semifinal series on Sunday at StubHub Center.

Sports, Soccer, La Galaxy

Preview: Los Angeles Galaxy Must Win Against Real Salt Lake Sunday

Posted Nov. 9, 2014, 5:55 am

The Los Angeles Galaxy will seek to extend Landon Donovan's career by at least two games when they face Real Salt Lake in the decisive game of a two-game total goals series Sunday at StubHub Center.

Sports, Los Angeles, Soccer, Santa Monica

New Major League Soccer Team Coming To Los Angeles In 2017

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:00 am

An ownership group that includes Magic Johnson, former baseball star Nomar Garciaparra and his wife -- women's soccer great Mia Hamm -- will bring a new Major League Soccer team to Los Angeles beginning in 2017, league officials announced Thursday.

Local AYSO Region 20 families have donated unwanted soccer uniforms and equipment to those in greater need.

News, Sports, Soccer

Santa Monica AYSO Region Starts Philanthropic Initiative Called Pass It On

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:21 am

The local soccer scene has taken a philanthropic measure this year with Santa Monica’s American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 20 commencing a new initiative called Pass it On.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Los Angeles Galaxy To Honor Forward Landon Donovan At MLS Game Today

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:36 am

The Los Angeles Galaxy will honor retiring record-setting forward Landon Donovan today at his final regular-season Major League Soccer game at StubHub Center.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Los Angeles Galaxy To Honor Landon Donovan Sunday

Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 9:31 am

Fans are advised to arrive early Sunday when the Los Angeles Galaxy honors retiring record-setting forward Landon Donovan at his final regular-season Major League Soccer game at StubHub Center.

News, Sports, Soccer, Beach, Santa Monica

Manchester United Squad Takes A Stroll On Santa Monica Beach

Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:15 am

What did Manchester United players do soon after touching down in Los Angeles on Friday? If you said visit Santa Monica beach you would be correct.

Bradford Jamieson IV will play for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Soccer Team in Carson.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Alumnus To Play For U.S. Men's Under-20 National Team

Posted Jul. 14, 2014, 9:23 am

One day after the end of World Cup 2014, a four-team international soccer tournament featuring players who could represent the United States in future World Cups will begin in Carson today.

News, Soccer, Santa Monica, World Cup

Preview: Germany-Argentina World Cup Final Sunday

Posted Jul. 12, 2014, 8:29 am

A free watch party for Sunday's telecast of the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany will be held at Santa Monica Place.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

A Look Back At The United States World Cup Campaign

Posted Jul. 3, 2014, 9:33 am

Despite what an ESPN commentator called one of the greatest goalkeeper performances in World Cup history, goalkeeper Tim Howard probably wishes he made two more stops to prevent Belgium from sending the United States Men’s National Team back home.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Preview: U.S.-Germany World Cup Match To Kickoff At 9am

Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:33 am

Today's U.S.-Germany World Cup match will be telecast on ESPN from Recife, Brazil with opening kickoff set for 9 am PST.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Preview: U.S.-Portugal World Cup Match To Kickoff At 3pm

Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 9:22 am

Today's U.S.-Portugal World Cup match will kickoff at 3 pm and will be preceded by 30 minutes of pregame coverage on ESPN.

Santa Monica-based doctor, orthopedic surgeon, and researcher Bert Mandelbaum is the team physician for the U.S. Men’s World Cup Soccer Team.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Doctor Serves As Physician For U.S. Men's World Cup Soccer Team

Posted Jun. 16, 2014, 9:16 am

What with the imminent chaos and excitement due to occur all over the globe in lieu of the World Cup, it is important to keep in mind those who keep the exciting games afloat, particularly those who are responsible for maintaining and rejuvenating the health and physical conditions of the athletes.

Watch parties are set for today's World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia.

Sports, Soccer, World Cup

World Cup Kicks Off Today: Where To Watch Brazil Vs Croatia Opener

Posted Jun. 12, 2014, 8:43 am

Watch parties for ESPN's telecast of today's opening game of soccer's World Cup between Brazil and Croatia at 1 pm will be held across Los Angeles.

Sports, St. Monica, Soccer, Santa Monica

St. Monica Mariner Girls Soccer Advances To CIF Semi-Finals

Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 9:33 am

The St. Monica girls soccer team will be in the CIF southern section Division 7 semifinals after a 3-0 second round victory over Arroyo on Wednesday and a 2-1 quarterfinal win for them over Pasadena Marshall (16-7-2) on Friday.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica, New Roads School

New Roads Boys Soccer Team Overtake Wildwood To Earn Playoff Spot

Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 7:19 am

Needing the win to earn a berth into the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, the New Roads boys soccer team overcame a 2-0 deficit against Wildwood to win 3-2 during a home match at Marine Park on Friday, Feb. 14.

Samohi's Jonah Mathews (4) goes up to block a layup attempt by a Beverly Hills player during an Ocean League contest at Santa Monica High School's gymnasium. Beverly Hills defeated Samohi 58-45 Friday, Feb.7.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, Soccer, Basketball, Santa Monica, New Roads School, Pacifica Christian, St. Monica High School

Postseason Comes For Local Santa Monica School Teams

Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 2:31 am

It's showtime for the local schools engaging in the postseason. The real season is here. And its time to get this party started as some would say. Boys and girls basketball teams are in play this week, beginning tonight.

Sports, Soccer, Basketball, Santa Monica, New Roads School

New Roads Boys Soccer and Basketball Teams Snag Wins

Posted Feb. 11, 2014, 4:32 am

New Roads girls and boys soccer teams both defeated Wildwood on Feb. 7 in matches held at Marine Park and Mar Vista Park, respectively. The final score for the boys match was 4-3, while the girls match ended 2-0.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Soccer Star Signs Letter Of Intent

Posted Feb. 5, 2014, 2:53 pm

Pacifica Christian soccer star Lauren Gaston has had a storied high school career Gaston will now be taking her skills to the collegiate level where she is bound to continue her outstanding play on the soccer field.

Crossroads basketball player Charlie Hall defending against the shot.

Sports, Crossroads, Soccer, Basketball, Santa Monica

Crossroads Basketball Team Claim Sports Extravaganza Cup

Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 4:06 am

The Crossroads boys’ basketball team kept its unbeaten mark at home this season intact after handing visiting Brentwood School a 59-55 loss last Friday.

The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U16 soccer team.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Santa Monica AYSO U16 Girls – 2013 Area Champions

Posted Dec. 10, 2013, 4:00 am

The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U16 soccer team wound up their season and pre-season play with an impressive undefeated 12-0-2 record to become the 2013 AYSO Area 1P champions.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Santa Monica United Soccer On Fire

Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 5:43 am

The Santa Monica United Boys 17 and Under soccer team is making some noise on the regional and national level this season. The SMU team is currently ranked No. 2 in Southern California and fourth in the region, according to the all soccer website

Former Santa Monica High and Santa Monica College standout Alessandro Canale now leads UC San Diego.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Alessandro Canale Gets It Done For UC San Diego

Posted Oct. 10, 2013, 5:47 am

Former Santa Monica High soccer standout Alessandro Canale makes big impression for UC San Diego.

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