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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]


wsh_logo_best_hartdistrict[KHTS] – The Hart boys basketball team is in the championship game of its Holiday Classic after knocking off Highland on Saturday night.

Hart beat Highland, 77-72, to go 3-0 in pool play in the tournament. Lewis Stallworth scored eight of his 23 points in the final two-and-a-half minutes of the game. Myles Franklin scored 24 points to lead Hart.

Hart won its ninth game in a row and improved to 10-1.

The Indians will play Righetti in the championship game of the Holiday Classic tonight. Tipoff is at 7:30.

Righetti upset Village Christian, 58-55, to advance to the championship game of the tournament. Village Christian lost for the first time this season.

Village Christian plays Highland in the third-place game of the tournament at 6 tonight.

In other action on the final day of the Hart Holiday Classic, South Bakersfield faces Glendale and Grant plays Crescenta Valley.

The Canyon boys basketball team won the Ventura Tournament, beating host Ventura, 68-59, in the championship game.

Dean Hendrix-Davis scored 25 points and had eight rebounds against Ventura. He was selected as the tournament MVP.

The West Ranch boys beat Westlake, 62-59, in the Holiday Hardwood tournament at Westlake High. Alec Rodriguez and Christian Ware-Berry each scored 15 points to lead West Ranch.

The Canyon girls basketball team beat Crescenta Valley, 56-49, in the West Coast Holiday Festival at Burroughs High in Burbank. Kali Vittallo scored 18 points for Canyon.

The West Ranch girls beat Glendale, 52-48, in the West Coast Holiday Festival. Whitney Branham scored 31 points for West Ranch.

The Valencia girls beat Burbank, 57-37, in the West Coast Holiday Festival. Sandra Ikeora scored 15 points for Valencia.

In high school soccer, the Hart and Valencia girls will play for the Hart Showcase championship today.

Hart shut out Granada Hills, 3-0, in the semifinals. Valencia shut out Centennial from Bakersfield, 3-0, in their semifinal game.

On the boys side, Hart plays Crescenta Valley in the championship game of the Hart Showcase.

Hart beat Knight, 2-1, in the semifinals. Crescenta Valley won its semifinal game, 7-0, over Dos Pueblos.

In the NBA, the Lakers lost to the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, 111-104. The Lakers have lost five games in a row.

In the NHL, the Kings are in Chicago for a game against the Blackhawks tonight. The Kings are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.

Listen to the game between the Kings and the Blackhawks tonight on AM 1220 KHTS. The puck drops at 5 p.m.

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