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Black History: Charlie Sifford- A Hard Road To Golf Glory
Written by By Rhonda Glenn, USGA.com 06 November 2012
Charlie Sifford won the Los Angeles Open in 1969.  After years of  battling racial prejudice in golf, he was able to get the PGA Tour to drop its Caucasian-only clause in 1961.  Photo by the Associated ... read more >>
USC's Lee and Oregon's Barner are lighting up college football
Written by Robert Gillard III Sentinel Sports Writer & Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 06 November 2012
  Kenjon Barner (Riverside Notre Dame) made his claim to the Heisman Trophy by running all over USC.  He will be playing in the NFL next year.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   Marqise Lee (Gardena Serra ... read more >>
Pittsburgh Pirate All-Star Andrew McCutchen Visits Serra High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2012
  Gardena Serra’s baseball team was in for a treat two weeks ago as Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates graced their baseball diamond with a surprise visit.  Accompanied by former minor league ... read more >>
Top Fuel driver Antrol Brown looks to become the first African American Full Throttle Series world champion
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2012
Antron Brown celebrates his Top Fuel victory during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Sept. 30. Photo by Teresa Long/Associated Press   NHRA Full Throttle ... read more >>
Johnathan Franklin breaks UCLA's career rushing record
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 06 November 2012
Maybe it was the navy blue uniforms, or maybe it was running back Johnathan Franklin, but UCLA looked really fast last Saturday night in their 66-10 victory over Arizona. Photo by Jason Redmond (AP)   The ... read more >>
Marks catching on quickly at Washington State
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 06 November 2012
Gabe Marks (Venice High School) was one of the best wide receivers to come out of the City Section in recent years.  Now as a freshman, he is one of Washington State's leading receivers.  Photo by ... read more >>
Compton's Reggie Dunn sets NCAA records for kickoff returns
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 06 November 2012
  In 2006 Reggie Dunn led Verbum Dei High School to a CIF championship.  Now a senior at Utah, the wide receiver/returner set a NCAA record by scoring touchdowns on two 100-yard kickoff returns in the ... read more >>
Former Crenshaw High School football star Geno Hall shot outside of a Halloween party at USC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 02 November 2012
Geno Hall (left) was a star at Crenshaw High School, where he was named the City Section Player of the Year in 2009.  He played on a team that also featured Hayes Pullard (USC) and De'Anthony Thomas ... read more >>
Around the Nation: College Football- Notre Dame is legit, and Oregon is in big trouble; Heisman Trophy race is now wide open
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 02 November 2012
De'Anthony Thomas (Crenshaw High School) and the No. 2 Oregon Ducks are coming to town to play No. 18 USC.  But a victory may not help them move up on the BCS standings over Alabama, Kansas State, and ... read more >>
High School Football: League Titles on the Line
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
Fairfax junior wide receiver Jason Lewis Jr. has shown a knack for getting behind the defense. In the first quarter against Westchester, junior quarterback Myles Bowen hit Lewis for a 35-yard touchdown ... read more >>
LA84 Foundation Sports Library
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
The library features over 6,000 instructional and historical sports videos, over 90,000 photographs dating back to the early 20th century, and a variety of books on every sport imaginable.  Photo by ... read more >>
Could be Lakers and Clippers in Western Conference Finals
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
If Blake Griffin can take the step from All-Star to superstar, the Clippers will be contenders in the West this year.  Photo by Jason Lewis    With the Thunder trading Harden away, the Lakers and ... read more >>
It's a wrap for USC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
Marqise Lee (Serra High School) had one of the greatest games ever by a wide receiver in NCAA history, as he broke the PAC 12 record with 345 receiving yards on 16 catches.  But he could not win the ... read more >>
UCLA continues to head in the right direction
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
UCLA red-shirt freshman Brett Hundley (17) led his team the length of the field with less than two minutes to play for a game winning field goal on the final play of the game.  It was one of UCLA's ... read more >>
Emanuel Steward: Detroit Fight Icon Was A Real Hero
Written by Kenneth Miller (Entertainment Editor) 29 October 2012
  The sport of boxing has often been associated with the greed of promoters to the adversity that its combatants endure only to fall into the abyss of its slimy mitts.   However, there is one figure ... read more >>
Around the Nation: College Football- Oregon slips in BCS again, Geno Smith slips in the Heisman race, and Mathieu has more drug issues
Written by jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 27 October 2012
LSU's Tyrann Hathieu had it all.  He nearly won the Heisman Trophy last season, but after numerous failed drug tests, he was suspended from the team.  He was recently arrested on a drug charge, which ... read more >>
Austin Coleman soars to success on his BMX bike and with his USC degree
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 24 October 2012
After watching the very first X Games in 1995, Austin Coleman had dreams of making it there.  This past summer he was there competing, soaring above a ramp inside the Nokia Center.  Photo by Jason ... read more >>
High School Football: Crenshaw defeats Dorsey; Venice looks strong; Inglewood has a big test; results, schedules & Top 10
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 24 October 2012
Crenshaw's Dominique Hatfield caught this long pass to set up a touchdown.  Hatfield caught four passes for 79 yards and a touchdown in the game, and he intercepted two passes, returning one for a 32-yard ... read more >>
The Record Setting Robert Woods
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 24 October 2012
Robert Woods had his way with Colorado's defense, as he set USC's single game record with four receiving touchdowns on the day, and he also set the USC career receptions record.  He finished the game ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Fairfax High School's Bill-Bijon Parker
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 24 October 2012
Bill-Bijon Parker is close to fulfilling his dreams of playing college football.  The Fairfax senior wide receiver/cornerback is 6-1, 170 pounds, runs a 4.5 second 40 yard dash, and he has a 3.5 grade ... read more >>
Around the NBA: Lakers more interesting off the court; Clippers guards return; Harden still with no contract; Garnett still upset with Allen
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 20 October 2012
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is just letting former Lakers point guard Smush Parker that he cost him a MVP award.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   Lakers more interesting off the court than on it   Forget about ... read more >>
Crenshaw vs. Dorsey....!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 19 October 2012
When Crenshaw and Dorsey collide there are big hits and big plays.  These kids are playing for bragging rights, pride, and lifelong memories.  Photo by Jason Lewis    Two years ago Dorsey entered ... read more >>
Around the Nation: College Football- USC struggles passing the ball; UCLA takes a step in the right direction; BCS title race
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 19 October 2012
UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin (Dorsey High School) helped the Bruins grind out a 21-14 victory over Utah.  Photo by Jason Lewis   USC remains in limbo   It's hard to figure this USC team ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: View Park's Cameron Griffin
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 18 October 2012
View Park junior linebacker Cameron Giffin uses size, speed, math, and physics to "bring the pain" on opposing ball carriers.  And his 3.67 gpa will help him get to college.  Photo by Jason Lewis  ... read more >>
Reede named 2012 Youth Golfer of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
    James Reede III, currently a freshman at Jackson State University, has been selected by the African-American Golfers Hall of Fame as the 2012 Youth Golfer of the Year.  He will be inducted ... read more >>

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