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Graduation Ends One Chapter and Starts Another
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
It’s the best time of the year for high school seniors - that time when all the four years of hard work pays off with that piece of paper bearing your name. Graduation. Has there ever been one word ... read more >>
Hart Leaves Unique Mark at Crenshaw
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 June 2008
UPDATE: It was initially reported that Cameron Hart graduated Crenshaw High School as valedictorian, but in fact, Hart graduated No. 3 in his class with a 4.127 grade point average by Los Angeles ... read more >>
Tiger’s Latest Roar Brings About a Knee-Jerk Reaction
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 June 2008
All Still a Buzz After Epic 19-Hole Masterpiece It’s an hour before the NBA Finals at Staples Center and ESPN studio host Michael Wilbon is more concerned where Tiger is on the leader board of the ... read more >>
Week Gone Bad
Written by Jim Hill 12 June 2008
From Money May to Big Brown to Kobe Bryant, last week was a week when the best boxer pound for pound announced that he would retire for good from the sports of boxing, horse racing was left puzzled ... read more >>
He’s Piercing The Lakers’ Hearts
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
 BITTERSWEET HOMECOMING: Paul Pierce, right, grew up rooting for the Lakers but now they stand in his way of an NBA Championship with Boston as Game 4 of the Finals kicks off tonight. It wasn’t ... read more >>
Just What Doc Ordered
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 June 2008
These aren’t the same old Celtics and Lakers I’m sure by now that you have read all of the historical storylines, and you have obviously witnessed on television and heard on radio all of ... read more >>
It’s Over! Who’s Next?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 May 2008
The Lakers will play the Spurs in game five of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Staples Center on Thursday May 29, but their coronation as the best in the west was already confirmed with their thumping ... read more >>
Crenshaw Rallies to Win First City Softball Title
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 29 May 2008
The team poses with the Invitational trophy after winning the school's first softball championship Down 4-1 in the seventh, they defeat defending Invitational champion Lincoln 6-4 in ... read more >>
Lakers Give Us Something to Cheer About Again
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 May 2008
It’s not Magic or Kareem or Coop or Worthy, but to millions of Los Angeles residents who are struggling with escalating gasoline prices, daily traffic congestion and more importantly dwindling ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School hosts “A Taste of Tennis”
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 May 2008
The weekend event will feature sports competitions and a wellness workshop for adults On Saturday, May 17, Sports Explorer will host a fun-filled celebration of the ninth annual National Women’s ... read more >>
Mayo Saga is Sordid Tale of Gutless Disloyalty
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 15 May 2008
It unfolded on a four-letter network, which has no competition, a monopoly of sorts, on Mothers Day Sunday. By Monday, it had grown new legs and by Tuesday, it had mushroomed into an NCAA investigation ... read more >>
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 May 2008
Kobe Bryant Earns First M.V.P. Award These are just some of the phrases that fans across Los Angeles are saying now that Kobe Bryant has his long-awaited Most Valuable Player trophy and when he raised ... read more >>
King-Drew Softball Duo Setting Pace for Powerful Lineup
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 May 2008
The California state record book is going to be made over this year as local girls are having amazing seasons across the board. Let’s talk about King-Drew senior pitcher Chyna Dixon and freshman second ... read more >>
Local talent feels breeze of NFL Draft
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 May 2008
'GIANT' STEP: USC cornerback Terrell Thomas, shown here after defeating UCLA last year, was taken in the second round by the New York Giants. The Rancho Cucamonga-born Thomas joins former teammate ... read more >>
Former Morningside Star Named NBA Top Coach
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 May 2008
Former Morningside High School basketball star Byron Scott grew up in Inglewood and just wanted to be a star player, but this week the former Arizona State standout proved that he is also an elite coach ... read more >>
The Greatest Ever? Jordan vs. Kobe
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 01 May 2008
The Question? What exactly defines being the greatest player ever to play the game of basketball? Is it being the best team player ever, or is it winning the championship and being considered the ... read more >>
Williams Smashes Her Way Into History
Written by Evan Barnes 01 May 2008
Crenshaw junior hits 18th home run to set state single-season record   With one swing in the second inning, Alia Williams stamped her name into history on Monday as the Crenshaw junior third baseman ... read more >>
Teen Dies in Texas Hoop Tourney
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 May 2008
Tragedy struck Daniel Murphy High School as DeShawn Newton, a 14-year old promising freshman who played on the basketball team, died suddenly on April 26 after playing in a tournament in Grand Prairie, ... read more >>
Vikings Udeze Recovering From Leukemia, finds Donor in Brother
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2008
Former Verbum Dei, USC standout contracted disease in January EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — His head shaved bald and his face a bit thinner than before, Kenechi Udeze otherwise looked fit and strong ... read more >>
Serena on Top of Her Game Again
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2008
Wins 1st clay court title since 2002 CHARLESTON, S.C. — Serena Williams captured the Family Circle Cup title Sunday, defeating Vera Zvonareva 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 for her first clay court title since ... read more >>

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Bradford Waiting to Catch NFL Call
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 April 2008
Former Fremont Star on NFL Draft Board Like most of the nation’s top football players, Mark Bradford is anxious to hear his name called at this weekend’s NFL Draft. “It would be ... read more >>
How Do You Like Us Now?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 17 April 2008
STANDING ON TOP: The Lakers will open their postseason push this weekend as the favorite to come out of the West as Kobe Bryant went from preseason pariah to the favorite to the frontrunner for Most Valuable ... read more >>
NCAA Championship: NOT!
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 April 2008
DEJECTED: UCLA watches another season end in the Final Four without a title.No mo for fo and that’s all she wrote for coach Ben Howland and the UCLA Bruins basketball team which fell face first ... read more >>
Awards Show Diverse in Presenters, Not Awards
Written by Evan Barnes 10 April 2008
MODEL CITIZEN: San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson served as co-host and presented three awards at the Southern California Sports Awards. Tomlinson also won for Pro Athlete ... read more >>
Collision Hoops Jam Takes Flight This Weekend
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 April 2008
After months of hype and anticipation, the 10th edition of the Collision Scholastic Hoops Jam will finally go down this weekend at Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach. On Friday, two of the ... read more >>

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