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Student Athlete of the Week: UCLA’s Turquoise Thompson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 May 2013
Photos by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )     USC’s Bryshon Nellum (Long Beach Poly High ... read more >>
Champions are looking to defend their titles at the City Section track meet
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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 generalinfo@lasentinel.net 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 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 jasonl@lasentinel.net    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 >>
Facebook message from Kobe Bryant
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2013
Photo by Jeff Lewis    This is such BS! All the training and sacrifice just flew out the window with one step that I've done millions of times! The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why ... read more >>
Local Legends: Warren Moon and James Lofton
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 17 April 2013
Warren Moon was an All City quarterback at Hamilton High School in 1974, and he went on to have a Hall of Fame NFL career.  Photo by Jason Lewis   James Lofton was a star player at Washington High ... read more >>
Collision XV to Showcase 33 All CIF Honorees
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2013
Fairfax high school’s Chauncey Hill will look to make a major impact at Collision XV.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Narbonne High School girl’s coach Victoria Saunders has won the last two City Section ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Long Beach Poly’s Grant Lewis
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 April 2013
Grant Lewis keeps his eyes on his goals, which has led him to become a standout athlete and an excellent student.  Photo courtesy of The Long Beach Telegram/Scott Varley   Lewis prefers to play ... read more >>
Clipper Nation rules Los Angeles!
Written by Robert Gillard, Sentinel Sports Writer 12 April 2013
For this season the Clippers have been better than the Lakers across the board, and with All-Star point guard Chris Paul, they may finally have the best player in Los Angeles.  Photo by Ken Brooks   For ... read more >>
Ravens Fans Shouldn’t Fret as Long as Ozzie Newsome is Around
Written by Perry Green, Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 12 April 2013
The Ravens have lost a number of key players this offseason, but Ozzie Newsome, who built their two Super Bowl winning teams, is still in control.  Photo by Associated Press     Baltimore Sun columnist ... read more >>
Collision Basketball All-Star game features this area's best
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 April 2013
Lamond Murray Jr. is one of many standout players that will headline this All-Star game.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Siera Thompson helped lead Gardena Serra to a state title, and she will be playing ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Dorsey High School’s Deijenee Nelson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 03 April 2013
Deijenee Nelson has a 4.2 grade point average and she has been on the honor roll every year at Dorsey High School.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Nelson started off as a cheerleader, but her great athletic ... read more >>

 

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