Another Year to Remember
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 January 2009
Time to say goodbye to another outstanding year in prep sports. And what a year 2008 was. (Before we look back, some late congratulations to Los Angeles Jordan quarterback/defensive end James Boyd ... read more >>
Golden Ghosts
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 January 2009
Local teams made a big splash in the playoffs, the Olympics came and went and 2008 left us with plenty of great memories. With no further adieu, here are the Top 10 stories in the sports world that ... read more >>
Fighter of the Year: It's Chad Dawson by a nose
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 January 2009
The year of 2008 was not a spectacular year for the African American fighter as one after another went belly-up in the heavyweight division in an effort to thwart the Klitschko's, but there is ... read more >>
All-Sentinel Team
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 25 December 2008
Player of the Year: James Boyd (Sr, L.A. Jordan) - It's rare to see somebody dominant in the City from the quarterback position where running is king. It's even more rare when said player is a dominating ... read more >>
Celtics Are The Grinch That Stole The Title
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 December 2008
Here they come again, but this time they will arrive with a gift the Lakers only wish they had and a 2008 NBA Finals MVP who grew up in Inglewood adoring the team he destroyed last June. Yes , it's ... read more >>
SWAC announces All-Conference Football Honors
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
BIRMINGHAM - Southern University QB Bryant Lee was named Offensive Most Valuable Player and Jackson State LB Marcellus Speaks was named Defensive Most Valuable Player of the 2008 Southwestern Athletic ... read more >>
City Finals unfit to be tied
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 18 December 2008
  No need to sugarcoat this. Every fan of the City Section got robbed of a fantastic finish at the Coliseum Saturday. The ending to the City Section championship game between Narbonne and San Pedro ... read more >>
Wasted Time: Narbonne, San Pedro named co-champs after 21-21 tie
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 December 2008
Serra fails to tame Oaks Christian It was fitting that it's the most open City title race in five years, the two best teams played for a tie at the Coliseum for the City championship. Or maybe ... read more >>
Barkley Blast Auburn for hiring White coach
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
Former Auburn and NBA star Charles Barkley ripped his alma mater on Monday, saying the only reason the Tigers did not hire Buffalo's Turner Gill as the school's new football coach is because ... read more >>
Long Beach Poly rushes their way to State
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 December 2008
Jackrabbits make up 10-point deficit in fourth quarter to defeat Tesoro 20-17 Long Beach Poly fans chanted "We want State!" after the Jackrabbits won their 18th CIF-Southern Section title ... read more >>
Another taste of Sugar
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 December 2008
The 2008 boxing calendar will officially close on a whimper this week when Roman Karmazin meets Bronco McKart at the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood on Saturday evening. It is a bout that will ... read more >>
Knights Stand Tall Once Again
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 December 2008
View Park Prep defeats Annenberg 36-28 to win City 8-Man title The celebration began to bubble on the View Park Prep sidelines when Annenberg quarterback Deon Bishop saw his fourth-down pass fall ... read more >>
Tony Thompson KO'd by Bronchitis; Fres Oquendo ready for his opportunity
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
Goossen Tutor Promotions was informed today by Dr. Doug Frankel that Tony “The Tiger” Thompson is suffering from acute bronchitis and was given immediate orders to stay out of the gym and ... read more >>
Feds Drop Four Counts Against Bonds
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
Slugger faces 10 counts when trial begins March 2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors dropped four counts of lying to a grand jury against Barry Bonds, leaving him to face trial next year on ... read more >>
Crystal Ball Reveals CIF Predictions
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 December 2008
  You want predictions on this football weekend? I got them right here... Starting off in the City, I saw the triple-overtime thriller between Narbonne and San Pedro in October and I wouldn't be surprised ... read more >>
Fools Gold: The Emperor is Naked
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 December 2008
LAS VEGAS-Man was I ever wrong and I've heard it loud and clear from Dave Smith of AM 830 whom I lost a Ruth Chris House steak dinner to, from James Wimberley who brutally let me have it after ... read more >>
CIF Championships Have Familiar Ring To Them
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 December 2008
Hmmm, don't I know you from somewhere? The teams that reached championship weekend of the CIF playoffs might be asking this question as several matchups will be rematches against teams they know ... read more >>
Miami Coach Decries Lack of Diversity In Ranks
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2008
After 2008 season, Randy Shannon will be only Black football coach at a BCS school CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)-Of the 65 coaches leading programs affiliated with the Bowl Championship Series, Miami's ... read more >>
Remembering World AIDS Day
Written by C. Virginia Fields (Special to Sentinel 04 December 2008
Barack Obama's victory was a defining moment in our nation's history, one in which we all can rejoice, particularly African Americans. But the election was just the beginning. Now, it's ... read more >>
A Rivalry It's Not
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 December 2008
If you think Saturday's game between USC and UCLA at the Rose Bowl won't be memorable considering the states of both programs, think again. It'll be remembered as the day the Trojan defense ... read more >>
Fairfax the Early Favorite to Win City Title
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 December 2008
As promised here's Part II of my basketball preview. Since I previewed Westchester and Taft last week, I'll go ahead and start with the team favored to win the City - Fairfax. It's one ... read more >>
Pacquiao Does Not Measure Up To Statute of Golden Empire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 December 2008
This is not a match made in boxing heaven. This is a match made in a boxing boiler room with a Swiss banker and a Harvard lawyer. Both Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Top Rank Inc. ... read more >>
Following His Golden Rules
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 November 2008
It is a rare occasion when an African American newspaper chronicles the exploits of an individual who is not Black unless that person holds a political position such as Mayor or does something that ... read more >>
Florida State's Rolle wins Rhodes Scholarship
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2008
Florida State safety Myron Rolle won a Rhodes scholarship less than three hours before the Seminoles kicked off in College Park against Maryland. Rolle was one of seven finalists who interviewed in ... read more >>
The Evolution of James Boyd
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 November 2008
Two-way standout at L.A. Jordan has matured into prolific passer Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\\:* /* Style Definitions ... read more >>