The new year in sports kicks off with a bang

Photo by George Laase Culver City’s Lia Agapitos makes a move on a break play in a game last month. The Lady Centaurs come into the new year with a 7-8-1 record. League play was suppose to start this week but was postponed by the Bay League in order to get everyone tested. This week’s competition will be reschedule later this season.
Photo by Javone Moore
BADGER SOPH—Former Culver City football star Alexander Smith
played in the Las Vegas Bowl last week for the University of Wisconsin.
The Badgers beat Arizona State 20-13 in Allegiant Stadium. Smith
graduated from CCHS in 2018.
Photo by Javone Moore
FLY CATCHER—Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams makes a diving touchdown catch against in a win against
Denver Broncos Sunday, June 2 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. The Chargers travel to Las Vegas Sunday to battle
the Raiders in a huge game that has playoff implications. The game will be on Sunday Night Football at 5:20 p.m.
Photo by George Laase DRIBBLE-DRIVE—Culver City guard Celeste Nimnual drives the ball up the court during a recent game at Culver City. In the first rankings of 2022 the Lady Centaurs are ranked ninth in CIF Division 2A. Two other Bay league teams are also ranked. Santa Monica is ranked third in Division 2AA and Mira Costa is ranked 11th in Division 1. Due to the rise in COVID infections all Bay League teams in all sports will not play this week.
Photo by Javone Moore BUCKEYE STAR—Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud led his team to a victory over Utah in an exciting Rose Bowl game on Jan. 1, in Pasadena. The final score was 48-45.