Terry Schroeder believed his Olympic dream was dashed when the American contingent boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan the previous year.
When Malibu High School basketball player Cameron Nwede first saw the horrific video of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, he was overcome with emotion.
Distance runner Aidan Reid was racing through her senior season with the Malibu High Sharks track & field team when the season was abruptly shut down due to spread of the novel coronavirus.
Malibu Sharks surf team member Saxon Rhodes surfed her way to a first-place finish as two groups of Sharks surfers grabbed wins in the team’s last event of the season.
Malibu High Sharks boys basketball player Elijah Shayne peered into the teeth of the Carpinteria Warriors’ defense on Feb. 6 and didn’t falter.
The Malibu Boys U14 All Star AYSO team headed to Bakersfield following their regional All Star championship for their age bracket, which they won on Sunday, Jan. 19, after two weekends of games.
Malibu High School Sharks girls soccer hosted conference rivals the Fillmore Flashes on Wednesday, Jan. 22, falling in the matchup, 4-1. Sharks took home a “W” against another conference foe, Hueneme, on Friday, Jan. 24.
Malibu Sharks boys basketball player Dean Furlong wasn’t having the swishiest of shooting nights when his dad, Malibu coach Larry Furlong, addressed him during a timeout in the final quarter in the Sharks’ Jan. 9 home contest against Santa Paula.
Malibu Surf Team coach John Cross (center right) accepts a check presented by Malibu Rotary Club members (from left) Steve Harwood, Carlye Rudkin and Margo Neal. The check was one of several donations made by the Rotary Club in December.
Aiden Davis tallied nine goals in three junior varsity games this season before being promoted to the Malibu High Sharks boys soccer varsity team earlier this month.
Two days after grubbing on turkey, stuffing and other Thanksgiving fixings, a bevy of Sharks splashed into the Shark Tank at Malibu High for a holiday tradition.
The annual Malibu Half-Marathon and 5K took place at Zuma Beach last weekend on Sunday, Nov. 3, bringing hundreds of runners to compete for a good cause—proceeds went to the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu. Last year, charitable partners received $30,000 from the running event, a total race …
Malibu High School boys water polo hosted Villanova at the MHS pool on Thursday, Oct. 24. The Sharks have one more match left this season, against Samohi on Friday, Nov. 1.
The Malibu Seawolves swim team hosted its first home meet of the season at the Malibu pool last Saturday, Oct. 6. The Seawolves-only meet featured talented Malibu swimmers in elementary and high school.
Life Rolls On Founder Jesse Billauer just won the US Adaptive Surfing Championships in Oceanside. He will go on represent Team USA in the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championships later this year. Pictured, from left (back row): Jessica Armes, Matt Diamond and Skylar Peak, (front row): Life R…
Malibu High School students celebrated the annual homecoming football game with a parade of floats, performances by the school’s pep band and drum corps, an MHS dance team routine and the crowning of this year’s homecoming king and queen, Chase Kelly and Tiare O’Herlihy. The football team wa…
The Malibu High Sharks boys water polo team finished its yearly tournament on Sept. 14 with more than a pair of victories—the squad scored a feeling of togetherness.
Malibu brothers Jordan and Grant Janov just won the Lowell North Perpetual Trophy in a major regatta in San Diego earlier this month. Jordan, 13, and Grant, 16, have been competitive sailors for just a few years, considering their young ages. After a year together sailing as a team, their la…
Malibu High Sharks girls volleyball players Lucia Granados and Maya Mellberg shot off toward the edge of the court to keep the ball in play at one point during their contest against a team from Chaminade High recently. One of the Sharks knocked the ball back to their teammates and, after a f…
Malibu High School football players took to the gridiron last week with new coach Steve Hernandez to begin training for the upcoming fall season. This year will mark a change in the Malibu tradition, with boys playing “eight-man” football instead of the usual 11-man squad.
When members of the Malibu High Sharks girls volleyball team took the court for matches at last year’s Queen’s Court Tournament in Anaheim, the squad of mostly burgeoning volleyball players looked the part—inexperienced and unsure of themselves, especially in the midst of the numerous top Ca…
Due to a lack of committed players, Malibu High School is moving to an eight-man football team from an 11-man team, sparking complaints from parents and students.
Thanks to a mix of walked batters and stolen bases, the Malibu Little League Astros erased a four-run deficit against the visiting Santa Monica Pirates and knotted the score at six with one inning to go on May 4 at Bluffs Park.
There was senior James Havandi, arm extended above the net, slightly tipping the ball down, under the outstretched arms of a defender. There was sophomore Daniel Rafeedie diving for a ball and onto the gym’s floor and then later slicing the ball between two defenders for a point two sets lat…
Two of the top distance swimmers to come out for Malibu High in recent years will have the chance to train together in the pool next fall.
A care package of much-needed surf rescue equipment from Down Under will be delivered to a local youth lifeguard training program next month.
Tom Schaar joins fifteen other people for the first-ever skateboarding national team, as announced by USA Skateboarding. The group will be competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Strong winds weren’t powerful enough to keep the Malibu High School girls 4x100-meter team from running a blazing time at the Marie Smith Malibu Invitational on their home track on March 16.
The City of Malibu 2019 Middle School Basketball League ended last Wednesday, Feb. 20, capping off the season with playoffs. After winning against their respective teams, the two remaining teams—coached by Doyle and Deshautelle—faced off for the title of league champions, per the city.
The City of Malibu worked with Malibu Little League and the Malibu High Softball Team to host a softball clinic for local girls. The clinic is part of a series of programs held to support the city’s #PlayLikeAGirlMalibu initiative to encourage girls to participate in sports.
The Malibu High School girls soccer team ended its season with senior night in late January. While they lost the game against Hueneme, 0-2, team photographer Marty King shared that “the girls really enjoyed playing together when they could.”
The Malibu High girls water polo team started the 2018-19 campaign in winning form. The Sharks posted a 3-2 record in the Mistletoe Tournament in Ventura and were swimming toward piling up even more victories this season.
The Malibu High School girls soccer team was defeated at home by the Santa Paula Cardinals, 2-0, on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The Sharks’ loss, which followed a win over Carpinteria the previous day, was followed by another loss against Fillmore on Friday, Jan. 25.