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Losing a legend could put the Lakers in title contention
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 March 2012
Through five NBA championships and seven NBA Finals appearances, Derek Fisher was not just along for the ride.  He was a key factor in a number of big games.  Photo by Jeff LewisSeeing Derek Fisher in ... read more >>
Gregory, Stills, Woodard Inducted Into National Black Golf Hall of Fame
Written by Rhonda Glenn USGA 22 March 2012
Ann Gregory, who broke color barriers in golf, won more than 300 golf tournaments, including four United Golfers Association national women’s championships. She also won titles in Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, ... read more >>
Ringside Update 3/22/12
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 22 March 2012
Sugar Shane Mosley (Left) and WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez are introduced to an estimated crowd of 15,000 people in Mexico City at a press conference for their world championship ... read more >>
Sports History: Dorsey wins City championship! 1976
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 March 2012
Taking a Look Back: Los Angeles Sentinel, March 11, 1976HOT & HEAVY – The action in the all-city 4-A title game between Dorsey and Crenshaw High Friday night at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion was hot and ... read more >>
Winning Big Not The Only Standard For Serra Girls Basketball
Written by Ken Brooks (Sports Writer) 22 March 2012
(L-R)  Nicole Collins, Jasmine Joseph, Simone Thompson, Siera Thompson, Deandrea Toler, Rejane Verin.  Photo by Ken Brooks Despite coming one game short of a state title appearance, Serra girls (30-4) ... read more >>
Women’s History Month: Maggie Hathaway-Community and Civil Rights Activist
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 March 2012
Maggie Hathaway with Ray Charles at the 9th Image Awards in 1976. Maggie Hathaway opened doors for blacks in golf and entertainmentBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netMaggie Hathaway ... read more >>
NCAA Tournament 2012: Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina And Michigan State Earn Top Seeds
Written by Eddie Pells Associated Press 15 March 2012
Last year President Obama’s bracket finished in the 87th percentile among ESPN participants, but he missed on all Final Four teams.  Compare your bracket to his in the Obama Bracket Challenge at www.barackobama.com. ... read more >>
January dunks Taft to the City title!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 March 2012
Anthony January put on an aerial show against Dorsey in the City championship game, as he had seven dunks during the game.  Photo by Jason Lewis  View more of January's spectacular dunks here. http://www.lasentinel.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=919:taft-ain-t-having-none-of-that&catid=108&Itemid=198 ... read more >>
Narbonne girls defeats Fairfax 50-44 for the City title
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 March 2012
Fairfax put up a good fight, but in the end Kim Pickett’s 23 points and Narbonne’s tough defense gives them the City title.  Photo by Jason LewisNarbonne won their sixth girls City championship, ... read more >>
Inglewood on the Rebound as Unseeded Champions
Written by Ken Brooks (Sports Writer) 07 March 2012
Inglewood’s Randy Onwuasor throws down a dunk to help his team win the Division II-AA title.  Photo by Ken BrooksInglewood was nearly counted out at the end of the regular season, but in the end they ... read more >>
Mayweather takes on Cotto
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 07 March 2012
Before Floyd Mayweather (left) can get to a potential fight with Manny Pacquiao, he has to face Miguel Cotto. Photo by Hoganphotos/Golden Boy PromotionsMayweather says that he is looking to add another ... read more >>
Tommy Hawkins reflects on life through his poetry
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 March 2012
Tommy Hawkins (right) has larger than life experiences, and he routinely rubbed elbows with the most famous people in the world, such as Wilt Chamberlain. ****Meet Hawkins at EsoWon Books on March ... read more >>
Report cites major issues with UCLA's basketball program
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 February 2012
The common thought is that UCLA's slide from glory was because star players such as Russell Westbrook (0) and Kevin Love (42) have bolted to the NBA before their eligibility was up. Westbrook only stayed ... read more >>
Taft ain’t having none of that!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 February 2012
Anthony January played above the rim for most of the night in Taft's semifinals victory over Crenshaw.  Photo by Jason Lewis By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netSentinel sports writer/photographer ... read more >>
Dorsey taking out the Big 3
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 February 2012
Dorsey’s Donald Muepo helped spark their fourth period run that has landed them in the City title game for the first time since 1994.  Photo by Jason Lewis Dorsey has knocked off Fairfax and Westchester, ... read more >>
Girl’s bracket right on course
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 February 2012
Brittany Byrd looks to end her high school career with a championship. Photo by Jason Lewis  Narbonne coach Victoria Sanders is looking for her second City title. She led Narbonne to the championship ... read more >>
Heat and Thunder in NBA's June forecast?
Written by BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer 28 February 2012
A year ago LeBron James and the Miami Heat were supposed to run away with the NBA title, but that ended badly for them. The Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder may be the only teams that can ... read more >>
City Section high school basketball semifinals at CSUDH
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 February 2012
 Semifinals, Saturday at Cal State Dominguez HillsGirls #1 Narbonne vs. #5 Carson, 2 p.m.Last season Narbonne was heavy favorites to knock off Carson in the City championship game, but Carson walked away ... read more >>
Black History Month: Taking a look back
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 February 2012
 Check out the Sentinel Sports Section on Facebook and Twitter.Sentinel Sports Section Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/pages/Los-Angeles-Sentinel-Sports-Section/137328139648009Sentinel ... read more >>
Tradition Drives “Winning State” of Mind at Poly
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 February 2012
Destiny King hits a jump shot over Valencia. Photo by Ken Brooks Just when the rest of Division I thought it was safe to capture a championship, they’re back.  Despite preseason reports and an unranked ... read more >>
Ringside Update 2/22/12
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 22 February 2012
This past Saturday night Showtime Network broadcasted an exciting night of matches in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The night featured bouts between Paul Williams and Nobuhiro Ishida, Tavoris Cloud and Gabriel ... read more >>
Staying active at Rancho Cienga Park
Written by Robert Gillard III 22 February 2012
Some of the senior citizens who walk at Rancho Cienga Park have been doing so for decades.  As one group member said, “You just can‘t have a body sitting all the time. You‘ve got to get out and ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Linsanity is rooted in race
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 February 2012
But that is not a bad thingPlease do not argue with the Sports Editor. That’s like complaining about Jeremy Lin being popular because of his race. It just does not make any sense. Illustration by David ... read more >>
Big 3 plus a pair of party crashers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 February 2012
Fairfax and Westchester have been heated rivals for years, and Chauncey Hill (above) made sure that Westchester left their gym without a win against Fairfax this season. The two teams can meet for a ... read more >>
Narbonne Stays Focused Despite Waltzing Into Playoffs
Written by Ken Brooks (Sports Writer) 16 February 2012
Narbonne’s Tori Breshers was a member of last year’s team that lost in the City championship game to Carson. But this time around they are looking to finally get the title. Photo by Ken Brooks. ... read more >>

 

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