Geaux for Cole

Kicker wasn’t born on a bayou, but he’s drilled some of the biggest field goals in LSU history

Cole Tracy doesn’t have the eye of the tiger. He is the Tiger. Louisiana State football fans saw the senior kicker come through in the harshest, most unforgiving environment. As time expired in Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium, Tracy ripped out 87,000 hearts with a 42-yard field goal to help the Bayou Bengals topple the preseason top-10 Auburn Tigers 22-21 in September, […]

Eagles flock to San Diego

TAKE IT TO THE HOLE—Oak Park High boys’ basketball forward Makai Richards, left, drives to the hoop on head coach Aaron Shaw at a recent practice. The Eagles (7-6 overall at press time) are in San Diego this week for the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic.

A standing ovation

Locals athletes and teams dazzled in a memorable year

The Grinch might be knocking, but we won’t let him in. The troll might be trolling, and we must ignore the bait. In this space, we celebrate champions, serenade the mighty and revel in the athletic achievements of local teams and athletes. As another year rolls to an end, let’s honor the best sports moments of 2018 in Acorn country. […]

Remember these titans

Great players, teams, moments made this season special for fans

Another high school football season has gone with the Santa Ana winds, and it isn’t even snowing . . . yet. A campaign that kicked off early in August officially ended last weekend, in the middle of December. Grace Brethren of Simi Valley captured the CIF State Division 2-AA crown by defeating Del Oro 21-14 on Dec. 14 at Cerritos […]

A work in progress

Coyotes must square off against juggernauts in Marmonte League

It’s not a rebuilding year. It’s just a building year for Calabasas High’s girls’ soccer team, which has struggled to compete in a Marmonte League featuring juggernauts at Westlake, Oaks Christian and Newbury Park. “Each year’s the same,” said Coyote head coach Brian Collins, now in his fifth season at the helm. “We still have a lot of players that […]

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