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Lakers Give Us Something to Cheer About Again
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 May 2008
It’s not Magic or Kareem or Coop or Worthy, but to millions of Los Angeles residents who are struggling with escalating gasoline prices, daily traffic congestion and more importantly dwindling ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School hosts “A Taste of Tennis”
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 May 2008
The weekend event will feature sports competitions and a wellness workshop for adults On Saturday, May 17, Sports Explorer will host a fun-filled celebration of the ninth annual National Women’s ... read more >>
Mayo Saga is Sordid Tale of Gutless Disloyalty
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 15 May 2008
It unfolded on a four-letter network, which has no competition, a monopoly of sorts, on Mothers Day Sunday. By Monday, it had grown new legs and by Tuesday, it had mushroomed into an NCAA investigation ... read more >>
Finally!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 May 2008
Kobe Bryant Earns First M.V.P. Award These are just some of the phrases that fans across Los Angeles are saying now that Kobe Bryant has his long-awaited Most Valuable Player trophy and when he raised ... read more >>
King-Drew Softball Duo Setting Pace for Powerful Lineup
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 May 2008
The California state record book is going to be made over this year as local girls are having amazing seasons across the board. Let’s talk about King-Drew senior pitcher Chyna Dixon and freshman second ... read more >>
Local talent feels breeze of NFL Draft
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 May 2008
'GIANT' STEP: USC cornerback Terrell Thomas, shown here after defeating UCLA last year, was taken in the second round by the New York Giants. The Rancho Cucamonga-born Thomas joins former teammate ... read more >>
Former Morningside Star Named NBA Top Coach
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 May 2008
Former Morningside High School basketball star Byron Scott grew up in Inglewood and just wanted to be a star player, but this week the former Arizona State standout proved that he is also an elite coach ... read more >>
The Greatest Ever? Jordan vs. Kobe
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 01 May 2008
The Question? What exactly defines being the greatest player ever to play the game of basketball? Is it being the best team player ever, or is it winning the championship and being considered the ... read more >>
Williams Smashes Her Way Into History
Written by Evan Barnes 01 May 2008
Crenshaw junior hits 18th home run to set state single-season record   With one swing in the second inning, Alia Williams stamped her name into history on Monday as the Crenshaw junior third baseman ... read more >>
Teen Dies in Texas Hoop Tourney
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 May 2008
Tragedy struck Daniel Murphy High School as DeShawn Newton, a 14-year old promising freshman who played on the basketball team, died suddenly on April 26 after playing in a tournament in Grand Prairie, ... read more >>
Vikings Udeze Recovering From Leukemia, finds Donor in Brother
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2008
Former Verbum Dei, USC standout contracted disease in January EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — His head shaved bald and his face a bit thinner than before, Kenechi Udeze otherwise looked fit and strong ... read more >>
Serena on Top of Her Game Again
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2008
Wins 1st clay court title since 2002 CHARLESTON, S.C. — Serena Williams captured the Family Circle Cup title Sunday, defeating Vera Zvonareva 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 for her first clay court title since ... read more >>

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Bradford Waiting to Catch NFL Call
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 April 2008
Former Fremont Star on NFL Draft Board Like most of the nation’s top football players, Mark Bradford is anxious to hear his name called at this weekend’s NFL Draft. “It would be ... read more >>
How Do You Like Us Now?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 17 April 2008
STANDING ON TOP: The Lakers will open their postseason push this weekend as the favorite to come out of the West as Kobe Bryant went from preseason pariah to the favorite to the frontrunner for Most Valuable ... read more >>
NCAA Championship: NOT!
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 April 2008
DEJECTED: UCLA watches another season end in the Final Four without a title.No mo for fo and that’s all she wrote for coach Ben Howland and the UCLA Bruins basketball team which fell face first ... read more >>
Awards Show Diverse in Presenters, Not Awards
Written by Evan Barnes 10 April 2008
MODEL CITIZEN: San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson served as co-host and presented three awards at the Southern California Sports Awards. Tomlinson also won for Pro Athlete ... read more >>
Collision Hoops Jam Takes Flight This Weekend
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 April 2008
After months of hype and anticipation, the 10th edition of the Collision Scholastic Hoops Jam will finally go down this weekend at Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach. On Friday, two of the ... read more >>
Lil’ Romeo’s Scholarship to USC is a Perfect L.A. Story
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 March 2008
Lil’ Romeo’s Scholarship to USC is a Perfect L.A. Story involving a music mogul, a child TV star and basketball Romeo Miller is a 5-foot-10 point guard with a bad knee. He has never played ... read more >>
Lakers, UCLA, and The Dodgers
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 March 2008
Don’t trip on that one point loss by the Lakers to the lowly Kings. The Lakers have played at a high-octane level since they’ve signed Pau Gasol, but the lack of consistent depth is hurting ... read more >>
Pac-10 Tournament Is Final Test Before Big Dance
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 March 2008
The final exam of the second trimester of the college season begins today for No. 2 UCLA and USC as they begin their run today in the Pacific 10 Conference tournament. STAR STUDENT: Sophomore guard Russell ... read more >>
Bruins, Trojans advance in Pac-10 Tournament
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 March 2008
Bruins, Trojans advance in Pac-10 Tournament It will be third meeting of the year after they defeat Cal, Arizona St. in quarterfinals. It was fitting that the Cal cheerleaders danced to the hit ... read more >>
Drew Carries Taft to Second City Title
Written by Evan Barnes 02 March 2008
Narbonne defeats Chatsworth to win girls championship Larry Drew Jr. made the McDonald’s All-American team and will play for North Carolina next season, but something was missing from his stellar resume ... read more >>
Taft, Dominguez Headline Division I State Regional Bracket
Written by Evan Barnes 02 March 2008
Poly No. 1, Narbonne No. 3 in girls’ Division I bracket There’s no time to rest for CIF City champions Taft and Narbonne or Southern Section Division I-AA champions Dominguez and Long Beach Poly as ... read more >>
View Park Crowned With Second City Title Sweep
Written by Evan Barnes 02 March 2008
Small school champs make it two it in a row over LACES Don’t look now but the most successful basketball power in the area isn’t Crenshaw or Dorsey – it’s tiny View Park Prep, who completed their ... read more >>
POLY SHUTS DOWN MILLIKAN 66-33 FOR THIRD CIF TITLE
Written by Evan Barnes 01 March 2008
If there was any doubt that Long Beach Poly wouldn’t leave the Walter Pyramid with the CIF title, it was eliminated when senior forward Jasmine Dixon registered two blocks on one of Long Beach Millikan’s ... read more >>

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