Friday, November 28, 2014
High School State Champions- Gardena Serra boy's and Long Beach Poly girl's bring home titles
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 June 2013
Gardena Serra's boys 4x400 meter relay team won the State title with a nation leading time of 3:10.59.  Dorsey also ran a blazing time, clocking in at 3:12.21, which is one of the fastest times in the ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 June 2013
Elgin Baylor’s 1971-72 NBA Championship Ring sells for $132,000 along with many other highlights   Elgin Baylor's game worn Lakers warm up jacket sold for $21,250.  Photo courtesy of Julien's Auctions   Elgin ... read more >>
CIF City Section Track & Field Championship Meet
Written by Jason Lewis, Sentinel Sports Editor, 27 May 2013
  At Birmingham High School   Photos by Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.       Boys 100   Dorsey’s ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Garcia not only insulted Woods, he insulted all of us
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 27 May 2013
Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods recently had a friendly exchange, but with their recent war of words, chances of these two being civil are pretty slim.  Photo by The Associated Press     Please do ... read more >>
Zen says Jordan better than Bryant
Written by Special to the NNPA from The St. Louis American 23 May 2013
Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan In his new book, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and entitled “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success,” Phil Jackson breaks down what separated Jordan from Bryant, the ... read more >>
The NBA needs to turn up the Heat for ratings
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 22 May 2013
The NBA Finals without the Heat in it would be a ratings disaster.    Without the star power of LeBron James and the Miami Heat, the NBA is going to be in for a world of hurt when it comes to the ... read more >>
Star high school players and college scouts answered the call at Salesian High School
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 22 May 2013
Training started at 6 a.m., and that did not stop the players or college scouts from coming.   St. John Bosco wide receiver Shay Fields looks to get some yards after the catch as scouts and coaches ... read more >>
Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens’ comeback trail
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 22 May 2013
Johnson and Owens recently worked out at Santa Monica City College.   Johnson seemed right at home at Santa Monica City College, where his college football career started.  He still has his speed, ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: UCLA’s Turquoise Thompson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 15 May 2013
Suffering from the sickle cell trait has not prevented Thompson from becoming a potential Olympic athlete.   Thompson has achieved on a high level on the track and also in the classroom.  She graduated ... read more >>
PAC-12 Track & Field Championships, held at USC.
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 15 May 2013
Photos by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor,     USC’s Bryshon Nellum (Long Beach Poly High School) was one of the brightest stars of the track meet.  The sprinter, who ... read more >>
Champions are looking to defend their titles at the City Section track meet
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 15 May 2013
Prelims are this Thursday, with the championships next Thursday at Birmingham High School.   Dorsey swept the hurdles last year, with Reggie Bell (5) leading the way.  Bell is back this year, and ... read more >>
Alex Turner is taking on America’s pastime
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 07 May 2013
The senior from Santa Monica High School is looking to be selected in next month’s baseball draft.   Turner is one of the best high school baseball players in Southern California.  Photo by Jason ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: USC’s Barry Wilkins
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 07 May 2013
USC track athlete Barry Wilkins does not allow obstacles, such as being partially deaf, get in the way of his goals.         Wilkins has lofty goals.  After he receives his degree in Real Estate ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Clippers are finally on par with the Lakers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 07 May 2013
Just like the Lakers, Clippers entered season with high expectations, but have nothing to show for it.   The Clippers held a 2-0 lead against the Grizzlies, but they lost a handle on the series, and ... read more >>
Money ‘Aint Got No Worries’ on Cinco de Mayo
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 05 May 2013
Floyd Mayweather (left) put on a show as he beat Robert Guerrero to the punch all night long.  Photo by Rick Bowmer/AP     Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is like a baseball pitcher who throws shutouts ... read more >>
Kevin Krigger- Riding the Derby with the Weight of History
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 03 May 2013
      The topic of slavery has always been a black eye to America that seemingly will never heal, and when African American jockey Kevin Krigger jumps aboard Goldencents in the 135th running of ... read more >>
The Cinco de Mayo King Returns to Ring
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 03 May 2013
    Floyd ‘Money' Mayweather storms Mexican holiday again   The rivalry of Mexicans and Blacks is a long and bitter feud that has not just manifested itself in the boxing ring, but also has ... read more >>
Jackie Robinson’s Typewriter Teammate
Written by Cameron Turner Special to the Sentinel 03 May 2013
Wendell Smith While Jackie Robinson used a baseball glove and bat to battle racial injustice on the diamond, black sportswriters like Wendell Smith of the Pittsburgh Courier, fought the good fight ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Injuries do not justify disappointing season for the Lakers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 01 May 2013
Offense sputters miserably in all six games without Kobe Bryant as Dwight Howard does not meet expectations.      Kobe Bryant (left) willed the Lakers to the playoffs, but without him, Dwight Howard ... read more >>
Local Athletes Heading to the NFL
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2013
Datone Jones- Green Bay Packers, 1st round     Jones was a star player at Compton High School, where he graduated from in 2008.  In four seasons at UCLA he started 43 games and he dominated from ... read more >>
UCLA wins the meet, but USC sprinters led the way
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 30 April 2013
USC and UCLA were even after the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay race, but USC took the lead on the final straight away of the race, as they won both relay races that day.  Photo by Jason Lewis     USC ... read more >>
Local Students Athletes are Choosing Black Colleges
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 25 April 2013
HBCUs have a lot to offer black students    Deijenee Nelson could have taken her talents to several colleges around the nation, but she was only considering Historically Black Colleges and Universities, ... read more >>
Local Legends: Courtney Morgan
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, 25 April 2013
Courtney Morgan achieved his goals of playing college football and obtaining a degree.  Now he is helping others do the same.  Photo by Jason Lewis     By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor    Courtney ... read more >>
Dodgers, Major League Baseball Honored Jackie Robinson
Written by Troy Tieuel (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 25 April 2013
Dodgers Owner, Erving ‘Magic’ Johnson poses with Rachel Robinson, the wife of honored Dodger Jackie Robinson before the game on April 15, 2013.  Photo by Troy Tieuel   Matt Kemp prepares to ... read more >>
Like Achilles in the Trojan War, Kobe has fallen, will the Lakers recover?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2013
The pop may have only been felt by Kobe Bryant, but every Laker fan has felt the aftermath.  It is a future of uncertainty.  A future that may not include one of the greatest players ever.  Photo ... read more >>

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