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  1. BLUES: Dike strikes again in win

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues turned again to Bright Dike to finish off a two-game sweep of the Dayton Dutch Lions, and the star striker did not disappoint. Dike scored for the fourth time in six games Sunday to deliver another 1-0 victory over Ohio's USL Pro entr...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. BLUES: Dike delivers first Fullerton win

    Scott French

    FULLERTON -- The 10th time was the charm for the L.A. Blues, at least at Cal State Fullerton, where on Friday night they finally claimed victory on their home field. It took 14 months and a brilliant second-half goal from Bright Dike, who put on a...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  3. L.A. BLUES: Winless Dayton is dangerous

    Scott French

    The message out of Fullerton is simple: Don't overlook Dayton. Ohio's Dutch Lions haven't won a USL Pro game this year, and they only won two of 24 last year, but the L.A. Blues are leery as they prepare for a two-game set this weekend. "It's n...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  4. OPEN CUP: 3 USL Pro clubs advance

    Scott French

    The U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals are set after a wild fourth round that provided four overtime games and just one major upset, and the biggest story of the round concerns the USL Pro's unexpected success. All three third-division teams in action Tu...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  5. L.A. BLUES: Russell makes up for miss

    Scott French

    Allan Russell has spent most of his career up top, with stints around his native Scotland and England before coming to America two years ago, so he knows goals. His switch to a holding midfield slot with the L.A. Blues hasn't altered his focus. Ru...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  6. L.A. BLUES: Dike to debut in Dayton

    Scott French

    Bright Dike is in camp, and the L.A. Blues have a new alignment to make the most of what he brings. They'll unveil it Friday night, when they open a two-game, two-night Eastern swing in Dayton, Ohio. Dike, a fast, physical forward on loan from the...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  7. PREPS: Oaks makes it two in a row

    Scott French

    Oaks Christian School did something Friday evening no girls high school soccer team had done before: captured a second straight Southern California Regional title. The Lions (23-5-1), from Westlake Village, picked up goals by Jessica Burns in the ...

    Blog | March 10, 2012
  8. COLLEGE: Freshmen lead No. 4 UCLA

    Scott French

    UCLA rallied from a second-half deficit, getting three goals from freshmen in just more than 12 minutes to overcome Loyola Marymount, 3-1, in a nonconference women's soccer showdown on the Lions' Sullivan Field. Samantha Mewis scored two goals and K...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  9. L.A. BLUES: Rivera goals end skid

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues finally found their way out of a funk Sunday, but, of course, not until they'd conceded an early lead. That surely would have cost them points the last few weeks, but not this time. Cesar Rivera scored two more goals, the second on a...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  10. L.A. BLUES: Byers debuts in a draw

    Scott French

    A fine start -- but not perfect, by any means -- for Antiguan forward Peter Byers, who produced in his club debut Friday night the pace and spark the L.A. Blues were looking for when they signed him more than a month ago. What he didn't provide wa...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  11. Best Bets July 14/15: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, JULY 14 No events scheduled FRIDAY, JULY 15 TELEVISION USL PRO Dayton Dutch Lions at L.A. Blues Fox Soccer Channel, 8 p.m. The Blues haven't won in their past five games, all competitions, and could use a real confidence b...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  12. L.A. BLUES: Three games moved to Norco

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues have abandoned Centennial High School in Corona as a home venue, moving the three remaining matches scheduled for the Inland Empire about five miles north to Norco College. The first game is Sunday against the Dayton Dutch Lions. Also...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  13. L.A. BLUES: Only a point in Dayton

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues are in a skid of sorts, with just one win in five games after a 3-0-0 start to the USL Pro season. They managed only a 1-1 draw Friday night at winless Dayton, their first outing against a National Division foe. Jhonatan Bravo gave L....

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  14. MLS Power Rankings, Week 9: Big to-do in Pacific Northwest

    Scott French

    The Portland Timbers have been lions at home, beating everyone who visits JELD-WEN Field -- mighty Real Salt Lake included -- as Timber Joey slices off a slab of log with his chainsaw after every goal. Away from the Rose City, the Timbers are lambs,...

    Blog | May 11, 2011