Friday, May 22, 2015
Serra’s Marqise Lee named 2010-11 Cal-Hi Sports State Athlete of the Year
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 August 2011
Marqise Lee (left) passes the baton to George Farmer at the Arcadia Invitational.  Both Serra athletes were in the running for the Athlete of the Year, but Lee was given the award over Farmer and others.  ... read more >>
Nike 3on3 Basketball Tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
The Nike 3on3 Basketball Tournament attracted over 1,200 teams, with the best action happening on the Nike Center Court.  Photo by Jason LewisThere were a number of youth teams at the tournament.  Here ... read more >>
Venus & Serena Williams Summer Vacation Tennis Camps
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
Tequan Neal had to move quickly to run down a ball that was nearly out of his reach. Photo by Jason LewisKendra Glover returned her opponent’s volley with ease. Photo by Jason Lewis The Venus & Serena ... read more >>
Ringside Update
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 05 August 2011
Timothy Bradley will retain his WBC title even though he turned down a fight with Amir Khan, who recently defeated Zab Judah.  The thought is that Bradley did not take a fight with Khan so that he could ... read more >>
Big Ticket Free Agent Signings could Shift NFL Landscape
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 05 August 2011
The Oakland Raiders will miss the lockdown coverage that Nnamdi Asomugha provided, as the Narbonne HS grad will take his talents to Philadelphia, where the Eagles have formed a “Dream Team” of their ... read more >>
Boxing promoter Butch Lewis passes away
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 August 2011
Boxing promoter Butch Lewis (right) poses with Don King (left), Larry Holmes and Michael Spinks in 1985 in New York City to promote Holmes and Spinks' fight later that year in Las Vegas.  Photo by Paul ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: View Park’s Elona Williams
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 August 2011
Elona Williams is quick, has great moves, and she likes to hit people.  Football is not much of an option for the 4.0 grade point average student, so rugby is right up her alley. Photo by Jason LewisWilliams ... read more >>
Diversity in Action Sports
Written by Robert Gillard (Contributing Writer) and Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 August 2011
There was only a few black athletes who competed at X Games 17, but there were a number of black athletes who participated in the weekend’s festivities.  This black skater performed tricks for the crowd ... read more >>
Black history: Pioneering African American Tennis Players
Written by Joel Burkett, Sentinel Intern. and Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 04 August 2011
Althea Gibson, right, with Jackie Robinson.  Both of them broke color lines in their sports. Althea Gibson and Bob Ryland were some of the first Black tennis athletes to open the doors for future generations ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 July 2011
ONLY A FEW SLOTS LEFT - ENROLL TODAY!!! (Los Angeles, CA) "This was the greatest week of my life" exclaimed a camp participant as she walked off the court on the last day of the 2010 Books and Basketball ... read more >>
Most NFL players are ready for training camp
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 July 2011
San Diego Chargers cornerback Dante Hughes (Crenshaw HS) grabs a hold of recently drafted St. Louis Rams wide receiver Austin Pettis.  Hughes was showing the rookie the ropes, but Pettis more than held ... read more >>
World class skateboarder host local youth clinics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 July 2011
Anthony Mosley has won skateboard competitions all over the world.  Now he looks to pass his skills on to younger riders from the communities that he grew up in.  Mosley feels right at home hanging ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Joel Burkett
Written by Robert Gillard III, Contributing Writer 27 July 2011
Joel Burkett takes tennis, and his schoolwork, very serious. Photo by Jason LewisBurkett has spent many hours on tennis courts, such as the one at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex. Photo by Jason LewisJoel ... read more >>
Playoffs approaching for SayNo Classic
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 July 2011
Photos by Jason Lewis The final regular season weekend for the Say No Classic will be this Saturday and Sunday.  The Los Angeles Division, which plays their games at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, tips ... read more >>
NBA schedule released
Written by Brian Mahoney Associated Press 20 July 2011
The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day. Photo by Jeff Lewis The NBA champion Dallas Mavericks will open the season — if it begins on time — at home on Nov. 1 against MVP ... read more >>
USC suspends Marc Tyler
Written by Greg Beacham Associated Press 20 July 2011
USC running back Marc Tyler looked to be the starter for his senior year, but off the field problems may cost him. Photo by Jason Lewis Southern California tailback Marc Tyler has been suspended from ... read more >>
Dodgers and Angels both start second half of season on 4-game win streaks
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 14 July 2011
There has not been much good news coming from the Dodgers, but Matt Kemp has still been able to put up MVP type numbers despite all the drama that surrounds the team. Photo by Jeff Lewis Matt Kemp continues ... read more >>
Pendarvis steps out of the shadows
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 July 2011
Cleotis “Mookie” Pendarvis started his boxing career on the Eastside of LA, and now he is looking to become one of the world’s best. By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Writerjasonl@lasentinel.netCleotis ... read more >>
Nike 3On3 basketball tournament and fan fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 July 2011
The slam dunk competition was one of many high flying acts at last year’s Nike 3 on 3 basketball tournament at L.A. Live. Photo by Jason Lewis Due to overwhelming demand, registration for the Nike 3on3 ... read more >>
Black History: Jackie Robinson excelled at a higher level in other sports
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 July 2011
Jackie Robinson’s best sport at UCLA was football, and before becoming a trailblazer by breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier, Robinson was a professional football player. By Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>
Joe Bryant elevated to head coach of the Sparks
Written by Associated Press 14 July 2011
Joe Bryant is beginning his second stint as the Los Angeles Sparks head coach. Photo by Francis Specker/Associated Press The Los Angeles Sparks have dismissed Jennifer Gillom as coach and replaced her ... read more >>
Boxing exhibition at Zoe Christian Fellowship
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 July 2011
Legendary boxer Jack Johnson will be honored this Saturday at a boxing exhibition at Zoe Christian Fellowship. The California Boxing Commissioner has recently approved six amateur boxers to become professional ... read more >>
Andrew Bynum takes up boxing
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 July 2011
Andrew Bynum has turned to boxing to improve his footwork and overall fitness level during the NBA lockout.  Boxing trainer Freddie Roach says that like in boxing, a basketball player has to attack their ... read more >>
Hit the links with Byron Scott
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 July 2011
Byron Scott’s foursome took home first prize at last year’s Frank Nelson Fund Celebrity Golf Classic.  Photo by Beth Coller/AFTRA Scott had a tough time last year as the Cleveland Cavaliers head ... read more >>
The Ringside Report
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 06 July 2011
We were all looking forward to Don King's big show in St. Louis, but we came away fairly disappointed in the main event between Devon Alexander and Lucas Mattysse. The fight went the full 10 rounds with ... read more >>

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