Pali Sports Update:

BASEBALL: The PPBA’s Mustang Blue All-Stars finished 2-2 at the PONY Super Region tournament in San Marcos. BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Palisadians Jackson Bantle and Hagen Smith represented the USA at last weekend’s FIVB U21 World Championships in Cyprus. WATER POLO: Westside Aquatics’ 18U girls team will play in the championship division at the National Junior Olympics July 31-August 3 in Palo Alto.

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Palisadians Dig Deep at World Championships

Palisadians Dig Deep at World Championships

Hagen Smith and Bantle Brothers Represent the United States in FIVB Beach Tournaments   His father may cast a long shadow, but 19-year-old Hagen Smith is making his own mark in beach volleyball. When his original partner and UCLA teammate Oliver Martin had to withdraw less than a week before Team USA was to leave Read the full article…

AYSO Seeks Players in Three Age Divisions

This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the American Youth Soccer Organization, which began in Torrance on September 15, 1964. Here in Region 69, which serves Pacific Palisades, Brentwood and adjacent neighborhoods, games will begin Saturday, Sept. 13. Players will hear from their coaches in mid to late August. Region 69 is in need of Read the full article…

Volleyball Teens Invited to High Performance Program

Volleyball Teens Invited to High Performance Program

Palisadians Ryan Pecsok and Colin Flintoft were invited to the High Performance Volleyball A2 program in Colorado Springs last weekend and both excelled at USA Volleyball’s  National Invitational training vehicle. The High Performance Department works to advance volleyball talent and build a broader and stronger pipeline of athletes and coaches for the U.S.Olympic squad. The Read the full article…

Pali High Football Practice Begins

Pali High Football Practice Begins

It’s that time of year again… time for whistles to blow, balls to fly and sleds to slide. Monday marked the first official day of football practice at Palisades High and head coach Tim Hyde led his team through a spirited workout that included agility, conditioning and blocking drills designed to sharpen the Dolphins up Read the full article…

LA Blues Repeat as W-League Champs

A perfect season ended in near-perfect style for the Los Angeles Blues Soccer Club. The team formerly known as the Pali Blues won its second straight W-League championship and fourth in seven seasons with Sunday’s 6-1 triumph over the Washington Spirit Reserves at IMG Academy Stadium in Bradenton, Fla. Under the ownership of Palisadians Ali Read the full article…

Palisadians Celebrate Anniversary of 1984 Summer Olympics in L.A.

Palisadians Celebrate Anniversary of 1984 Summer Olympics in L.A.

Not unlike the sporting spectacle it was commemorating, the 33rd annual Olympin Collectors Club International Show was a meeting of the minds and Pacific Palisades was well represented during last Friday night’s banquet at the Courtyard by Marriott in Culver City. Palisades High boys tennis coach and longtime Olympic pin trader Bud Kling was one Read the full article…

Westside Aquatics Water Polo Teams Make Waves at USA Junior Olympics

Westside Aquatics Water Polo Teams Make Waves at USA Junior Olympics

The hours upon hours of practice at Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center are starting to pay off for water polo players at Westside Aquatics. The Palisades-based club sent two boys teams and one girls team to this week’s USA Junior Olympics at Stanford University in Palo Alto and they are doing their hometown program proud. The Read the full article…

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: William Schwartzman

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: William Schwartzman

Will captured the Boys 10-and-under singles championship at the 13th annual Palos Verdes Junior Satellite Tennis Tournament  July 18 at Palos Verdes Tennis Club. The 9-year-old Via Bluffs resident dropped only one set in four matches and beat Jack Kim of La Canada, 6-1, 6-2, in the final. Will is entering fourth grade at Crossroads Read the full article…

Kremer Second at AAU Junior Olympics

Kremer Second at AAU Junior Olympics

A busy summer culminated in another silver medal for University of Notre Dame bound volleyball player Jo Kremer at last weekend’s West Coast AAU Junior Olympics in Hermosa Beach. Kremer and South Carolina commit Julia Mannisto reached the 18-under final after winning their first 11 games of the tournament. The duo rallied from a 13-8 Read the full article…

A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own

A couple of years ago, Annie Wendorf watched a softball team practicing at a park and decided she wanted to try the sport. Now, she and fellow Palisadian Alyssa Wallin are on their way to the Amateur Softball Association of America’s Western National Championships in Roseville, California. The two girls play for Santa Monica’s 12U Read the full article…

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