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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 >>
Washington Is Prepped For the Title Or Bust
Written by Ken Brooks (Sports Writer) 16 February 2012
  Washington’s Ralph Harvey Jr. attacks the basket against King Drew. Photo by Ken Brooks There was nothing new about winning the Marine League considering it was the third consecutive title for Washington ... read more >>
Los Angeles Kings celebrate Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 February 2012
  The Los Angeles Kings will be holding two special events in honor of Black History Month. On Thursday February 16, 2012 they will feature three original Tuskegee Airmen (the first African American military ... read more >>
Nike Extravaganza a showcase for City Section strength
Written by Evan Barnes (Special to the Sentinel) 09 February 2012
Westchester’s Keywbon Powns battles against two Capo Valley players in a 45-42 victory.  Photo by Ken BrooksTaft’s Anthony January scored 26 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in their 73-57 upset ... read more >>
Black History Month: Desegregating college football
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 February 2012
Southern football was reserved for white players only, but when USC’s Sam Cunningham ran over, and right by them, Southern whites knew that they needed black athletes to compete. By Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>
Neubauer taking his talents to the next level
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 February 2012
Drew Neubauer refines his receiver skills at a recent training session with B2G Sports.  Photo by Jason Lewis By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netTwelve-year-old Drew Neubauer plays ... read more >>
Ringside Update 2/9/12
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 09 February 2012
Floyd Mayweather is set to get back in the ring on May 5, but it will not be against Manny Pacquiao.  Photo by Jae C. Hong (AP) Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions found a fill in for the May 5 date ... read more >>
Giants prove that defense wins championships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 February 2012
The Giants defense came up big again against the Patriots high scoring offense.  Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka (94) and his defensive teammates had a lot to celebrate, as they were the driving force ... read more >>
Black History Month: The First Black Golfers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 February 2012
John Shippen played golf in an era before the PGA restricted blacks from the sport.  He played in the U.S. Open six times, twice finishing in fifth place, in 1896 and 1902.Teddy Rhodes sued his way into ... read more >>
O.T. Pays Dividends for Inglewood in Ocean League
Written by Ken Brooks (Sports Writer) 03 February 2012
Randy Onwuasor was clutch in Inglewood’s victory over Santa Monica.  Photo by Ken Brooks Inglewood basketball head coach Patrick Roy mentioned during the preseason that Santa Monica (14-8), (5-1) was ... read more >>
Super Bowl rematch or repeat?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 February 2012
Between running, passing, and playing defense, the Giants are the more balanced team, which the 49ers found in the NFC Championship Game, while the Patriots rely mostly on their passing game.  Photo by ... read more >>
Los Angeles and San Diego go to the wire in the California Classic All-Star High School game
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 February 2012
Westchester quarterback Nicholas King reaches for the goal line after running for 35-yards.  The score gave the Los Angeles City Section a 21-6 lead over the San Diego Section team in the California Classic ... read more >>
L.A. Matadors taking on all comers… worldwide!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 January 2012
Terrell Gausha (left) of the LA Matadors throws the left jab, but his opponent should be more worried about Gausha’s right.  Gausha hopes to make the 2012 Olympic team before turning pro later this ... read more >>
California Classic All Star High School football game
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 January 2012
Hamilton High School running back Marciss Grisby carries defenders an extra five yards after the first contact as the City Section practiced at Jackie Robinson Stadium.  Grisby hopes that a strong effort ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Notre Dame Academy’s Danya Grundy
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 January 2012
Danya Grundy starts on the basketball team, runs hurdles in track, and she wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps by going to medical school.  Her 4.45 GPA should help her achieve that goal.  Photo ... read more >>
Price Makes a Stand for Division Supremacy
Written by Ken Brooks (Sentinel Sports Writer) 25 January 2012
Price’s Chance Murray throws down a dunk in a close victory over Leuzinger.  Photo by Ken Brooks With a who’s who list of previous opponents, Price (14-5) is once again in the elite mix of what coach ... read more >>
National team wins NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Written by Associated Press 25 January 2012
Miami wide receiver Aldarius Johnson out jumps a defender in the endzone in the AstroTurf NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center this past Saturday night.  Photo by Jason Lewis Associated Press ... read more >>
Ringside Update 1/25/12
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 25 January 2012
Undefeated IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud (23-0, 19 KOs) will make his fourth title defense on February 18, against Gabriel Campillo (21-8, 8 KOs).  The fight will be televised on Showtime. ... read more >>
Serra Basketball leads Del Rey league . . . for now
Written by Ken Brooks (Sentinel Sports Writer) 19 January 2012
Senior guard Dakarai Tucker pulls up for a mid range jumper against Bishop Montgomery.  Photo by Ken BrooksComing into the first league match against host Bishop Montgomery, Serra had one loss this season.  ... read more >>
Around the NFL 1/18/12
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 January 2012
There is only one offensive juggernaut remaining in the playoffs, as the San Francisco 49ers (above) knock off the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants roughed up the Green Bay Packers. The New England ... read more >>
Comments from Facebook 1/18/12
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 January 2012
The Oakland Radiers are looking for a new stadium, and Downtown Los Angeles is one site that they are considering. Comments from the Los Angeles Sentinel Sports Section, The Los Angeles Sentinel, and the ... read more >>

 

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