Category: Features

Turk’s Take – An Important Week Left in the West Coast Conference

A lot remains at stake this week as conference play wraps up:

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Turk’s Take: Mid-Conference Report

The weekend games brought some separation as the conference teams press on during the last month of WCC play.  Nothing looks to change with St. Mary’s and Gonzaga leading the pack.  It is in the 3-6 spots where there is room to maneuver, and then we’ll see for whom the bottom drops out to earn …

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LMU freshman CHELSEY GIPSON shoots some hoop with NBA great Steve Nash

LMU freshman guard Chelsey Gipson made a guest appearance on Steve Nash’s You Tube series “Give and Go” recently. Gipson was luckily enough to get some basketball tips from the Santa Clara and NBA star.

Elliott’s Contract Extended Through 2021

LMU women’s basketball Head Coach Charity Elliott has signed three year contract extension. 

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Turk’s Take WCC PREVIEW

With the non-conference schedule behind us, it’s time to look at how the WCC will shake out.

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LMU Signee Dameane Douglas Erupts for 36 Points in Season Opener

Any concerns that moving from a small school in the Napa Valley to basketball powerhouse San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno would be a difficult transition for Dameane Douglas were quickly put to rest.  In the season opener for Douglas’ new team, the 6’6″ 185-pound guard-forward led all scorers with 36 points. Lots of highlights to …

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Drew Viney playing well in the J-League

Former LMU star Drew  Viney is currently playing for the Toyama Grouses in Japan’s J–league.  After a terrific game,  Viney has lead the Grouses into the title game. Story from Japan times can be read here. 

Catching Up with LMU alum Sam Lagana ’85, LA Rams public address announcer

Instantly, the voice you hear resonates throughout the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on a perfect Sunday afternoon.  The deep, booming, and confident voice projects a variety of feelings – excitement, enthusiasm, passion – in perfect clarity that culminates in the deafening roar of the crowd and an instant surge of adrenaline and emotions.   That roar …

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FORMER LMU STAR EVAN PAYNE TURNS PRO

Former LMU Star Evan Payne, who just graduated from Long Beach State has turned pro. Payne has been playing in the The Worldwide Invitational in Las Vegas.

Zafir Williams Adds All-Star MVP to Honors

Eric Sondheimer of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that incoming freshman Zafir Williams was named the MVP of the 2017 Collision All-Star game.  The prestigious All-Star game routinely features some of the best players of the LA City Section against some of the best of the Southern Section.  Former Collision All-Star players include NBA players Russell Westbrook, Jordan …

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