UCLA Basketball Takes a Step Forward
Written by Steve Finley Sentinel Contributing Sports Writer 19 December 2012
  A 6-9 point guard playing in Los Angeles will naturally be compared to Magic Johnson.  But UCLA’s Kyle Anderson knows that he is a long way away from that level of greatness.  AP Photo/David ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: University High School’s Amira Heath
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 December 2012
Amira Heath not only excels on the tennis court and as an equestrian horse rider, but also in the classroom where she is working towards her goal of becoming a lawyer.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Amira ... read more >>
The Lakers have fallen… Can they get back up?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 December 2012
The Lakers were supposed to be championship contenders, but they have hit the skids over the first month and an half of the season.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor ... read more >>
Athlete’s Corner: Improving explosive power with the Vertimax at Velocity Sports
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 December 2012
  Velocity Sports Head Performance Coach/Trainer Dean Laing works with a high school athlete on the Vertimax to improve his speed, quickness, and jumping ability.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Velocity ... read more >>
Serra is making a home at the State Bowl
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 11 December 2012
Serra cornerback Adoree’ Jackson is off to the races after intercepting a pass in the State Division II regional finals.  Photo by William “Jaye” Johnson    For the third time in four years, ... read more >>
For Narbonne, all great things must come to an end
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 10 December 2012
Narbonne's offense came alive in the second half, as A.J. Richardson (above) and quarterback Troy Williams got them back in the game, but in the end they fell short of the State Bowl.  Photo by Jason ... read more >>
Long Beach Poly runs to the State Bowl
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 December 2012
   Long Beach Poly running back Gerald Wicks (23) ran hard, tough, and right over Clovis.  He finished the game with 112 rushing yards.  Teammate Manusamoa Lu'uga did much of the same, as he rushed ... read more >>
2009 Crenshaw Championship Team vs. 2012 Narbonne Championship Team
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 December 2012
  Geno Hall was the City Section Player of the Year in 2009.  When he had the ball in his hands, defensive players were stumbling all over the place, including Narbonne in the 2009 City Section championship ... read more >>
Narbonne repeats as City Champions
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 December 2012
  Narbonne running back Johnell Jackson found a lot of running room on his way to a 57-yard touchdown run.  He finished the game with 159 rushing yards and two touchdowns.  Photo by Ken Brooks    Narbonne’s ... read more >>
Serra and Poly bounce back for championships; heading to State
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 December 2012
In the first meeting Chaminade staged a comeback over Gardena Serra.  But this time around junior quarterback Jalen Greene and his teammates did not let Chaminade catch them. Photo by Jason Lewis     At ... read more >>
High School Football Championship Games- Crenshaw, Narbonne, Serra, and Long Beach Poly are playing for titles!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 November 2012
Narbonne quarterback Troy Williams has destroyed opponents through the air, and when he needs to he will take off and run.  His abilities has Narbonne in line to win their second consecutive City title.  Photo ... read more >>
USC's blockbuster season ended up being a dud
Written by Robert Gillard III (Sentinel Sports Writer) 28 November 2012
USC's offense fell flat this year, but their defense was an even bigger problem.  No. 1 Notre Dame is known for playing tough defense, but their offense was able to do enough to defeat USC's below average ... read more >>
Hopefully UCLA has a trick up their sleeve for the PAC-12 title game
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 November 2012
  Stanford manhandled UCLA this past Saturday.  The question has been floated around whether UCLA played hard or not in the game.  Photo by Jason Lewis     Stanford had their way with UCLA this ... read more >>
Locals relive their glory days on Thanksgiving at the Turkey Bowl
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 November 2012
  Laquon Lett relived his glory days by returning an interception the full length of the field for a touchdown.  Lett is not in the same shape that he was when he played at Crenshaw High School, but ... read more >>
High School Football Playoffs- Semifinals are coming up
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 November 2012
Narbonne was just too fast for Garfield, as running back Tony Gates sprinted down the middle of the field.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Serra defensive back Daishon Green (23) breaks up a pass intended ... read more >>
UCLA Defines Their Season... And USC's Too!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 November 2012
Johnathan Franklin's 29-yard touchdown run sealed the victory for UCLA.  Franklin (Dorsey High School) rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns in the game.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Robert Woods ... read more >>
Ski Dazzle- It's "The Most Important Ski Trip You'll Take All Season!"™
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2012
Bad Boarderz will be hanging out at their booth all weekend.  Pick up a shirt and find out about their snowboarding trips. www.badboarderz.com.  4 Seasons West also has a booth with information about ... read more >>
Antron Brown becomes the first African American to win an American auto racing title
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 November 2012
Portrait of a champion- Antron Brown has never settled for anything, and his persistence landed him in the drivers seat on the highest level of drag racing.  Photo by Jason Lewis    Antron Brown ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: University's Myles Jackson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 13 November 2012
Myles Jackson is tough, relentless, smart, and he loves to hit people...on the football field.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Andrew "AJ" Jackson is a personal trainer who has helped a number of young ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: The Lakers are throwing everybody for a loop
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 November 2012
The Lakers threw everybody for a loop when they fired head coach Mike Brown (above), but they threw everybody for an even bigger loop by not hiring Phil Jackson.  Photo by Jeff Lewis    Please ... read more >>
USC/UCLA inner City rivalry is up for grabs
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 November 2012
UCLA may be higher ranked then USC.  They have a better record than USC.  And they are above USC in the standings.  But until they actually win the rivalry game, USC will be a step ahead of them.  ... read more >>
High School Football: Playoffs! Centennial pulls a major upset; Crenshaw/Dorsey rematch
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 13 November 2012
Carson receiver Dijon Battle makes a catch against Roosevelt.  The game was a battle that Carson came out on top, 15-7.  Photo by Ken Brooks   Usually there are not very many surprises in the first ... read more >>
Facebook comments on Mike Brown being fired
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2012
Mike Brown only lasted one season and five games.  Out of the last 10 games that counted, he led the Lakers to a 2-10 record, which led to his firing.  Photo by Jeff Lewis     Donald Williams Never ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: USC’s Autumn Altamirano
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 06 November 2012
USC junior Autumn Altamirano has a bright future in soccer, and after that with the FBI as a criminal profiler.  Photo by Jason Lewis      Autumn Altamirano’s athletic abilities and intelligence ... read more >>
High School Football Playoffs!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 06 November 2012
Venice's Alijah Lee had some running room as his team knocked off Fairfax and won the Western League title.  Venice is the one team that looks like they could throw a wrench into a potential Narbonne/Crenshaw ... read more >>

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