Athlete's Corner: Nike and NCSA gives high school athletes exposure
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 March 2013
The 40-yard dash is one of many tests that scouts look at to determin a players athletic abilities.  Photo by Jason Lewis    The 5-10-5 shuttle drill shows how well an ahtlete can move his hips, ... read more >>
Around the NBA- Kobe Bryant drives the Lakers towards the playoffs; Clippers struggle against top teams; Derrick Rose still sits out
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 March 2013
Kobe Bryant has been a one man wrecking crew, as he has been driving the lane at will like his younger days.  Photo by Jeff Lewis     By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor This email address ... read more >>
High School Basketball- State Tournament
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 15 March 2013
Boys' Basketball   Regional semifinals results   Open Division Etiwanda 56, Westchester 46 Mater Dei 83, Long Beach Poly 63   Division I Santa Monica 51, San Marcos Mission Hills 34 Loyola ... read more >>
Westchester heads to State after winning their 12th City Section championship
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 March 2013
The City championship game was close throughout, but Westchester rose to the challenge, as a 10-0 run late in the fourth quarter sealed their victory.  Senior guard Darnell Brown (above) led the team ... read more >>
Narbonne heads to State after winning back-to-back City Section championships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 March 2013
Narbonne sophomore guard Latecia Smith is a rising star, and her 15 points plus a key basket late in the game gave her team the City title.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Narbonne took a young team to ... read more >>
Another Crowning Achievement for Black High School Basketball Coaches
Written by Kenneth Miller Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2013
Narbonne head coach Victoria Sanders instructs junior guard Kayla Brady during the City Section championship game.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Sophomore Chance Comanche dunks the ball as View Park ... read more >>
“If this was 1984…” El Camino Real defeats Crenshaw to make it to the City title game
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 February 2013
  Crenshaw used to have a monopoly on the top basketball talent in Los Angeles, but Woodland Hills El Camino Real, just like Woodland Hills Taft the year before, had too much talent for Crenshaw to overcome.  ... read more >>
This is 2013! Westchester is back in the title game
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 February 2013
Palisades stood tall, but it was not enough as Westchester’s Myles Stewart and his teammates soared above their Western League rival.  Photo by Jason Lewis     Westchester has made a home in ... read more >>
Narbonne vs. Fairfax meet again in the City Section title game
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 February 2013
Narbonne’s Jade Everage has helped her team reach their fourth consecutive City championship game.  Photo by Ken Brooks The girl’s City Section championship game will be a rematch from last ... read more >>
Southern Section heads to the championship games
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 February 2013
  Long Beach Poly was a top 10 team in the nation, but they ran into an Etiwanda, who was also highly nationally ranked.  Etwanda knocked off Poly in overtime in the semifinals of the Division 1AA ... read more >>
Black History Month: Don Barksdale achieved many firsts on and off the basketball court
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2013
While at UCLA, Barksdale became the first black college basketball player to be named to the All-American team.   Even though white teammates did not pass black players the ball often, Barksdale ... read more >>
After UCLA routes USC 75-59, they position themselves for tournaments
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 February 2013
UCLA's defense was one key to their victory over USC, as Jordan Adams (above) and his teammates held USC to just 35.3 percent shooting.  Photo by William "Jaye" Johnson   UCLA freshman Shabazz ... read more >>
High School Basketball- Getting closer to the championship games
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 22 February 2013
  Loyola's Parker Jackson-Cartwright was off and running in the first round of the playoffs.  Loyola played a tough regular season to prepare themselves for one of the toughest playoff brackets in the ... read more >>
Black History Month- Josh Gibson: Arguably the greatest home run hitter of all time
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 21 February 2013
Josh Gibson was one of the most famous baseball players in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s, even though he never played in the Major Leagues because owners would not sign black players.  It ... read more >>
Lakers Jerry Buss (1933-2013): Greatest U.S. Sports Team Owner Ever!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 21 February 2013
It must have been awesome to be Jerry Buss.  The guy simply won, big time, in every aspect of life.  Photo by the Associated Press   Jerry Buss was a well known playboy, and the good times kept ... read more >>
For Clippers fans this season is fantastic!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 21 February 2013
Right now in Los Angeles it is all about the Clippers, as Blake Griffin and other young players are running their opponents off of the court.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Chris Paul (right) was supposed ... read more >>
Black History Month: The Legend of Golfer John Brooks Dendy
Written by Michael Dean Special to the NNP A from Arizona Informant 14 February 2013
  Before there was Charlie Sifford, Ted Rhodes, Bill Spiller or Lee Elder, there was John Brooks Dendy, the self-made golfer from North Carolina who made a name for himself in the 1930s.   Dendy ... read more >>
Venus and Serena Williams Academy host Youth Tennis Days
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 14 February 2013
Elizabeth Profit, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was two-years-old, has stayed in great shape while training for tennis.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Tequan Neal looks as fit as any ... read more >>
High School Basketball Playoffs: Serra Crossed Over on Seedings; Reggie Morris Earns No. 1 Seed at Redondo Union
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 February 2013
Bishop Montgomery is one of the best teams in the nation, and they are led by Lamond Murray Jr.  Photo by Jason Lewis         Gardena Serra High basketball coach Dwan Hurt had never seen anything ... read more >>
High School Basketball: Ed Waters Keeps Crenshaw Afloat in City Section
Written by Kenneth Miller (Staff Writer) 14 February 2013
Ed Waters is filling the shoes of legendary Crenshaw coach Willie West.  Under Waters, Crenshaw has won five consecutive Coliseum League titles.      Cougars earn No. 3 seed in basketball pairings    When ... read more >>
Black History Month: Isaac Burns Murphy- One of the Greatest Jockeys of All Time
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 February 2013
Isaac Burns Murphy is arguably the greatest jockey of all time.  By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netIsaac Burns Murphy is one of the greatest jockeys ever, and it can be argued that ... read more >>
Athlete's Corner: Staying healthy with Courtney Watson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 February 2013
Athletic trainer Courtney Watson treats a Westchester basketball player's ankle at halftime at a recent game.  She is also the Head Athletic Trainer with the Los Angeles Sparks.  Photo by Jason LewisBy ... read more >>
Dodger legends visit La Tijera Elementary School
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 06 February 2013
Dodger legends answer questions for a La Tijera Elementary School student.  Photo by Jason LewisThe former players talked to the students about the importance of working hard on the field and in the ... read more >>
Super Bowl XLVII Photo Gallery
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 04 February 2013
Super Bowl XLVII     Baltimore Ravens 34, San Francisco 49ers 31    Photos by Jeff Lewis       The Ravens Ed Reed has been one of the greatest safeties to ever play in the NFL, and now he ... read more >>
Around the NFL- Ray Lewis' final ride continues; 49ers and Ravens made the right offensive changes; Super Bowl prediction
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 30 January 2013
This is Ray Lewis before the game. Imagine what he is like during a play.  He is one of the greatest, one of the most inspirational, and one of the most controversial players ever.  Photo by Jeff Lewis  ... read more >>

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