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Crenshaw outduels L.A. Jordan in 79-76 slugfest
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 February 2009
Playoff basketball is supposed to be intense, dramatic and a place where two teams leave it all on the floor. Such was the case between L.A. Jordan and Crenshaw in the first round of the City Section ... read more >>
Fourth-quarter comeback helps Lawndale survives playoff opener
Written by Evan Barnes 19 February 2009
    Trailing 62-54 in the fourth quarter, Lawndale Coach Alex Acosta told his team to come out aggressive and focused, hoping to avoid playing their last game at home. Consider the message delivered ... read more >>
Sentinel Prep Basketball Top 10 (02-19-09)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 February 2009
This is the final Top 10 poll of the year as playoffs begin this week. Records are as of season's end before the playoffs   1. Fairfax - The Lions are gunning for a third straight appearance ... read more >>
Urban youth academy hosts' second urban invitational baseball tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
San Diego State, Univ. of San Diego to meet Southern, Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 20-22 Major League Baseball announced that the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy will host the second annual ... read more >>
City Playoff Seeds Deserve Another Look
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 February 2009
Tonight, the City Section playoffs start but no surprise, there's a bit of controversy over where certain teams were seeded. The coveted No. 4 seed - assumed to be given to Crenshaw, the Coliseum ... read more >>
L.A.'s Defining Sports Moments
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 February 2009
Los Angeles' legacy as a sports town didn't truly begin until 1958 when the Dodgers moved here from Brooklyn. In that half-century since, the City of Angels has produced its fair share of memorable moments. Here ... read more >>
Norfolk State men and Hampton women take MEAC Indoor Track Titles
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Hampton Lady Pirates and Norfolk State Spartans won the 2009 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Track and Field titles Saturday afternoon at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex. ... read more >>
St. Aug sweeps CIAA Indoor Track Titles
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Saint Augustine's College relied on its depth in running and jumping events to capture the 2009 CIAA men's and women indoor track and field championships Saturday (Feb. 14) at the Freeman Center ... read more >>
SWAC & NIKE agree to five - year footwear deal
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Southwestern Athletic Conference and NIKE have signed a five-year agreement to be the exclusive footwear provider for all SWAC athletic teams. "We are delighted about our agreement with our ... read more >>
Bruin Busters
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 February 2009
Washington coaches Romar and Dollar are the ones that got away For University of Washington men basketball coaches Lorenzo Romar and Cameron Dollar it wasn't supposed to be this way. Romar, ... read more >>
MVP Holmes Jump Starts Tomlin Era in Six-burgh
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 February 2009
A miraculous catch births a new star for youngest coach in Super Bowl history There are so many ways to watch and celebrate a Super Bowl, but the only one was at this party as the chapter closed on ... read more >>
Fremont, Crenshaw focused on game, not revenge
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 February 2009
All eyes may be on Fairfax-Westchester Round II Friday night but the rematch between Fremont and Crenshaw will get its fair share of attention too. The first game on Jan. 14 was marred by a fight ... read more >>
DON KING: Only in America'
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 February 2009
As we embark on the month where our African American heritage is celebrated most, I shadow boxed with the past and came to the future to profile our history into the fisticuff sport of boxing. Perhaps ... read more >>
Prep Basketball Top 10 (01-26-09 Edition)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 29 January 2009
All records as of Jan. 26 1. Westchester (19-1) - Only University tomorrow night and Venice Wednesday lie between the rematch with Fairfax next Friday. 2. Dominguez (16-4) - If the Dons beat Gahr ... read more >>
Inglewood girls basketball perseveres after sanctions
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 29 January 2009
The mood surrounding the Inglewood High School girls' basketball team wasn't too good after the Southern Section office handed some sanctions their way. Their promising season appeared to ... read more >>
Arizona Cardinals Got Super Bowl Swagger
Written by Tamara Latta (Sentinel Sports Reporter) 29 January 2009
The underrated Cardinals are now sitting in the pilot seat. One more plane ride until victory. After a wild card playoff run, who would ever think the Cardinals would be heading to Tampa Bay Florida ... read more >>
Man of Steel
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 January 2009
Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney has trusted his franchise with African American head coach Mike Tomlin and in two years he has reward his owner with a berth in Super Bowl XLIII   Two years ... read more >>
Sugar Shane Shines Brightest
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 January 2009
Kobe Bryant, Cuba Gooding, LaDanian Tomlinson, Lamar Odom are all stars on their own stage, but when they came to see Sugar Shane Mosley in his epic confrontation against Antonio Margarito, they played ... read more >>
Hardy Nickerson: Former Steeler living the hearty life after football
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 January 2009
Verbum Dei Alum is successful realtor in North Carolina Former Verbum Dei Eagles football star went from a soaring eagle to a grounded Bear at Cal before embarking on a successful 16 year career in ... read more >>
Obama's eye has always been on the ball
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 January 2009
As the next President, Barack Obama’s love of sports is no different than that of his predecessors.But while most identified with baseball (George W. Bush) or football (Gerald Ford starring for Michigan ... read more >>
Dominating the East Beast
Written by Jim Hill 22 January 2009
I can't think of anymore the Lakers can do to convince the masses that they are the team to beat for the NBA championship, especially after their dominating victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland ... read more >>
Dodgers Agree To Terms With Pitcher Guillermo Mota
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
Reliever returns to Los Angeles, where he enjoyed his best season in 2003 The National League West Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that they have agreed to terms with right-handed ... read more >>
Prep Basketball Top 10 (01-22-09 Edition)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 January 2009
(All records are as of Jan. 20) 1. Westchester (17-1) - No team has better guard play as Fairfax learned this the hard way last week. 2. Dominguez (14-4) - A double OT victory against one of Seattle's ... read more >>
Showdown at Staples
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 January 2009
So much for the logic that Mix Martial Arts has passed the sport of boxing in popularity. Giant promotional company Golden Boy Promotions which launched its foundation on the heels of Oscar de la ... read more >>
Henderson, Rice get MLB Hall passes
Written by Associated Press 15 January 2009
Rickey Henderson sped his way into the baseball Hall of Fame on the first ballot Monday, and Jim Rice made it in on his 15th and final try. Henderson, baseball's career leader in runs scored and ... read more >>

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