Tomlin and McNabb on Cusp of Super Bowl History
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 15 January 2009
It would mark the first for an African American coach and quarterback in the big game It is fittingly appropriate that during the week we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an African ... read more >>
Dungy retires as a winner in life and football
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 January 2009
Tony Dungy's retirement conference began with him walking on the stage with his wife, Lauren, by his side. Colts general manager Jim Irsay and owner Bill Polian, both of whom struggled with their ... read more >>
Even Shakespeare Couldn't Drum Up Interest In Rose Bowl
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 January 2009
Friends, Trojans and countrymen, lend me your ears....and your roses. No. 5 USC is playing in their fourth consecutive Rose Bowl today and you need to be convinced that it will be worth your while ... read more >>
All-Sentinel Team
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 25 December 2008
Player of the Year: James Boyd (Sr, L.A. Jordan) - It's rare to see somebody dominant in the City from the quarterback position where running is king. It's even more rare when said player is a dominating ... read more >>
SWAC announces All-Conference Football Honors
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
BIRMINGHAM - Southern University QB Bryant Lee was named Offensive Most Valuable Player and Jackson State LB Marcellus Speaks was named Defensive Most Valuable Player of the 2008 Southwestern Athletic ... read more >>
Wasted Time: Narbonne, San Pedro named co-champs after 21-21 tie
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 December 2008
Serra fails to tame Oaks Christian It was fitting that it's the most open City title race in five years, the two best teams played for a tie at the Coliseum for the City championship. Or maybe ... read more >>
Barkley Blast Auburn for hiring White coach
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
Former Auburn and NBA star Charles Barkley ripped his alma mater on Monday, saying the only reason the Tigers did not hire Buffalo's Turner Gill as the school's new football coach is because ... read more >>
Long Beach Poly rushes their way to State
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 December 2008
Jackrabbits make up 10-point deficit in fourth quarter to defeat Tesoro 20-17 Long Beach Poly fans chanted "We want State!" after the Jackrabbits won their 18th CIF-Southern Section title ... read more >>
Knights Stand Tall Once Again
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 December 2008
View Park Prep defeats Annenberg 36-28 to win City 8-Man title The celebration began to bubble on the View Park Prep sidelines when Annenberg quarterback Deon Bishop saw his fourth-down pass fall ... read more >>
CIF Championships Have Familiar Ring To Them
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 December 2008
Hmmm, don't I know you from somewhere? The teams that reached championship weekend of the CIF playoffs might be asking this question as several matchups will be rematches against teams they know ... read more >>
Miami Coach Decries Lack of Diversity In Ranks
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2008
After 2008 season, Randy Shannon will be only Black football coach at a BCS school CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)-Of the 65 coaches leading programs affiliated with the Bowl Championship Series, Miami's ... read more >>
A Rivalry It's Not
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 December 2008
If you think Saturday's game between USC and UCLA at the Rose Bowl won't be memorable considering the states of both programs, think again. It'll be remembered as the day the Trojan defense ... read more >>
Florida State's Rolle wins Rhodes Scholarship
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2008
Florida State safety Myron Rolle won a Rhodes scholarship less than three hours before the Seminoles kicked off in College Park against Maryland. Rolle was one of seven finalists who interviewed in ... read more >>
Prep Football Top 10 (11-20-08 Edition)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 November 2008
The final poll of the year and now it's time to march in the postseason. Good luck to everyone playing. 1. Long Beach Poly (10-0) - The road to defend their Pac-5 championship starts Friday against ... read more >>
Cougars Roar In Wild Home Thriller
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 November 2008
For the first time in 41 years, Los Angeles Southwest College hosted a football game and for a few hours on a clear Saturday afternoon that turned hazy from fires across the Southland, the campus ... read more >>
Prep Football Top 10 (11-13-08)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 November 2008
It's the final week of the regular season so here are the next-to-last rankings of the year. 1. Long Beach Poly (9-0): Only Long Beach Jordan stands between them and the No. 1 seed in the Pac-5 ... read more >>
Inglewood's Evans commits to Notre Dame
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 13 November 2008
  The wide receiver is also selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl   Inglewood wide receiver Shaquelle Evans had two reasons to feel proud before his team's game against Santa Monica last week. First, ... read more >>
Prep Football Top 10 (11-6-08 Edition)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 November 2008
Two more weeks 'til the playoffs and the contenders are starting to take shape. On to the rankings leading into Week 9 1. Long Beach Poly (8-0): Compton might be the last remaining challenge ... read more >>
Crenshaw Shuts Out Dorsey
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 31 October 2008
The 34-0 victory is largest since 1999 The energy was electric on both sides at the annual Crenshaw-Dorsey game but all it took was the opening kickoff to permanently send it over to the Crenshaw ... read more >>
Sentinel Prep Top 10
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 October 2008
Week 7 shook up the polls so here's where the rankings stand heading into Week 8. 1. Long Beach Poly (7-0): 76 consecutive league wins and counting. And it gets no better for opponents because ... read more >>
Former Dorsey standout Chris Mims dead at 38
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 October 2008
Former National Football League defensive end Chris Mims, who played at Dorsey High School and Los Angeles Southwest Junior College, was found dead today in his Los Angeles apartment. He was 38 years ... read more >>
Black and Beautiful!
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 October 2008
Angel City Classic draws more than 52,000 If you could describe what the Angel City Classic is, you couldn’t just say that last Saturday was a game between Morehouse College and Prairie ... read more >>
Compton edges Dominguez
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 September 2008
22 years. That's how long it had been since Compton had defeated Dominguez before last week's 12-8 victory. The Tarbabe players may not have been around that long ago, but they celebrated ... read more >>
Sentinel Prep Football Top 10
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 September 2008
1. Long Beach Poly (2-0) - No shocker here, they destroyed Newport Harbor 26-2 and are ready for a rematch with Carson tomorrow.2. Loyola (2-1) - Nearly pulled off the state's biggest upset ... read more >>
Russell excels in first training camp
Written by Josh Dubow, Associated Press 31 July 2008
NAPA, Calif. - JaMarcus Russell was greeted at his first NFL training camp with some good-natured ribbing from veteran teammates acting surprised that he knew his way to the Oakland Raiders summer home ... read more >>