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 >>
Tony Thompson KO'd by Bronchitis; Fres Oquendo ready for his opportunity
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
Goossen Tutor Promotions was informed today by Dr. Doug Frankel that Tony “The Tiger” Thompson is suffering from acute bronchitis and was given immediate orders to stay out of the gym and ... read more >>
Feds Drop Four Counts Against Bonds
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
Slugger faces 10 counts when trial begins March 2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors dropped four counts of lying to a grand jury against Barry Bonds, leaving him to face trial next year on ... read more >>
Crystal Ball Reveals CIF Predictions
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 December 2008
  You want predictions on this football weekend? I got them right here... Starting off in the City, I saw the triple-overtime thriller between Narbonne and San Pedro in October and I wouldn't be surprised ... read more >>
Fools Gold: The Emperor is Naked
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 December 2008
LAS VEGAS-Man was I ever wrong and I've heard it loud and clear from Dave Smith of AM 830 whom I lost a Ruth Chris House steak dinner to, from James Wimberley who brutally let me have it after ... 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 >>
Remembering World AIDS Day
Written by C. Virginia Fields (Special to Sentinel 04 December 2008
Barack Obama's victory was a defining moment in our nation's history, one in which we all can rejoice, particularly African Americans. But the election was just the beginning. Now, it'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 >>
Fairfax the Early Favorite to Win City Title
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 December 2008
As promised here's Part II of my basketball preview. Since I previewed Westchester and Taft last week, I'll go ahead and start with the team favored to win the City - Fairfax. It's one ... read more >>
Pacquiao Does Not Measure Up To Statute of Golden Empire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 December 2008
This is not a match made in boxing heaven. This is a match made in a boxing boiler room with a Swiss banker and a Harvard lawyer. Both Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Top Rank Inc. ... read more >>
Following His Golden Rules
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 November 2008
It is a rare occasion when an African American newspaper chronicles the exploits of an individual who is not Black unless that person holds a political position such as Mayor or does something that ... 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 >>
The Evolution of James Boyd
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 November 2008
Two-way standout at L.A. Jordan has matured into prolific passer Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\\:* /* Style Definitions ... read more >>
Westchester, Taft lead field at Tip-Off Classic
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 November 2008
As families gather around the table for Thanksgiving this week, sports fans can give thanks for one more thing - the return of high school basketball. Right after that food settles down and leftovers ... 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 >>
Shane, Antonio or Oscar; Come and Get Some
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 November 2008
Some fighters just talk the talk and then there are those such as Paul “The Punisher” Williams who walks the walk. Pomona’s Sugar Shane Mosley can be considered as one of those throwback ... read more >>
Gold Medalist Dawn Harper honored in Inglewood
Written by Julia Arthur Wick (Sentinel Intern) 17 November 2008
In Inglewood, not far from the 405 freeway and the famed Randy's Donuts, there is a sleepy, palm-lined block of W. Manchester Blvd that houses a small, storefront gym. The Airport Marina Physical ... read more >>
Bloodied and Bowed
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 November 2008
FINISHED: There’s no reason for Roy Jones to take this anymore.That’s it! It’s over! Hang ‘em up! Or what ever you want to use to describe what Roy Jones Jr. next move should be. ... read more >>
Stable Notes: McLaughlin to Run Pair In Turf Festival
Written by Steve Schuelein 13 November 2008
It will be something old and something new for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin during the Turf Festival Nov. 28-30 at Hollywood Park. McLaughlin said from New York Sunday veteran Shakis would conclude ... read more >>
Second half offensive explosion propels Bears to CIAA Championship
Written by HBCSports Press Association 13 November 2008
Defense dominant as Bears win second-straight Durham, NC - The Shaw Bears came into the CIAA championship game match-up against Elizabeth City State with the nation's best defense and the conference's ... 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 >>
College Basketball Preview
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 November 2008
The Love and Mayo era has ended in the Pac-10 and it's going to be replaced by the "Jrue and DeMar Show"?? Okay, maybe that's not as catchy but a year after UCLA and USC were graced ... 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 >>