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A final send-off (and look ahead) to another HS year
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 June 2009
PRESENT AND FUTURE: Cathedral senior Randall Carroll, center, repeated as state champion in the 100 and 200 meters and helped the Phantoms tie for the boys state title.  But the 200 race next year ... read more >>
Manual Arts' Conway switches gears
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 28 May 2009
Prior to this year, Manual Arts senior Terrence Conway had never run the 400-meter dash as his focus was the 200 and 4 x 100 relay. The adjustment wasn't too difficult as Conway enters the City Section ... read more >>
City's Fastest take off at Section Prelims
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 May 2009
Crenshaw's Thomas, Dorsey's Harris among favorites at Birmingham HSThe City Section's fastest and strongest will gather at Birmingham High School today for the section track-and-field preliminaries.It's ... read more >>
Crenshaw's Dennis to retire at season's end
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 14 May 2009
Crenshaw will enter the City Division II playoffs next week among the favorites to win after clinching their fourth straight Coliseum League victory. It will also be the last go-around for head coach ... read more >>
For Seniors, More At Stake Than Winning State
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 March 2009
GOING FOR FOUR: Long Beach Poly guard Kelli Thompson is bidding to be the fourth girl in state history to win four state title, most recently done by former Bishop Montgomery and UCLA standout ... read more >>
Westchester's Dominance Reigns Supreme
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 12 March 2009
  City Section Team of the Decade? It's not even close. While most eyes were focused on Mater Dei's quest for perfection that ended against Riverside King, Westchester won their seventh City title this ... read more >>
Marlborough's Ball is one phenomenal student
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 March 2009
Senior guard is Ivy-League bound with 4.1 GPA and an interest in genetics At 2 years old, Taylor Ball's parents knew that she was something special based on a simple one-word greeting she'd ... read more >>
Former Fairfax assistant keeping hoops in perspective
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 February 2009
In the 25-plus years that J.D. Green has been a part of the Southern California basketball scene, he's seen the dramatic changes that have taken place at the high school level.Alongside future NBA ... read more >>
City Playoff Seeds Deserve Another Look
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 February 2009
Tonight, the City Section playoffs start but no surprise, there's a bit of controversy over where certain teams were seeded. The coveted No. 4 seed - assumed to be given to Crenshaw, the Coliseum ... read more >>
Fremont, Crenshaw focused on game, not revenge
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 February 2009
All eyes may be on Fairfax-Westchester Round II Friday night but the rematch between Fremont and Crenshaw will get its fair share of attention too. The first game on Jan. 14 was marred by a fight ... read more >>
Inglewood girls basketball perseveres after sanctions
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 29 January 2009
The mood surrounding the Inglewood High School girls' basketball team wasn't too good after the Southern Section office handed some sanctions their way. Their promising season appeared to ... read more >>
Fairfax-Westchester get set for Round 1 Friday
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 January 2009
Word of advice for anyone going to the Westchester-Fairfax game on Friday at Fairfax. Get there early. The fans packed the gym for the junior varsity game just to beat the rush last year and you can ... read more >>
New faces keep Dominguez on the same old track of success
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 January 2009
Don't call it a comeback. Dominguez hasn't gone anywhere just yet.  It's a new year but nothing has changed as one of the state's premier basketball programs is reminding folks not ... read more >>
Another Year to Remember
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 January 2009
Time to say goodbye to another outstanding year in prep sports. And what a year 2008 was. (Before we look back, some late congratulations to Los Angeles Jordan quarterback/defensive end James Boyd ... read more >>
City Finals unfit to be tied
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 18 December 2008
  No need to sugarcoat this. Every fan of the City Section got robbed of a fantastic finish at the Coliseum Saturday. The ending to the City Section championship game between Narbonne and San Pedro ... read more >>
Crystal Ball Reveals CIF Predictions
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 December 2008
  You want predictions on this football weekend? I got them right here... Starting off in the City, I saw the triple-overtime thriller between Narbonne and San Pedro in October and I wouldn't be surprised ... read more >>
Fairfax the Early Favorite to Win City Title
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 December 2008
As promised here's Part II of my basketball preview. Since I previewed Westchester and Taft last week, I'll go ahead and start with the team favored to win the City - Fairfax. It's one ... read more >>
Westchester, Taft lead field at Tip-Off Classic
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 November 2008
As families gather around the table for Thanksgiving this week, sports fans can give thanks for one more thing - the return of high school basketball. Right after that food settles down and leftovers ... read more >>
Dorsey Player Fine After Neck Injury
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 November 2008
Senior Malcolm Chapman 'up and walking' after leaving the field in an ambulance  Dorsey senior tight end Malcolm Chapman is doing fine after suffering what appeared to be a serious ... read more >>
OUCH! It’s the Gauchos munching on City competition
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 October 2008
After Week 7, we saw further proof the race to the City title is going to be wide open. And by that I mean Narbonne stretched their lead a bit wider in this horse race. With their 27-24 triple overtime ... read more >>
Fairfax Classic Offers Good First Impressions
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 03 July 2008
Alright, I know I said I was excited for football season in the last column but last week’s Nike Fairfax Classic got me refocused on the summer. It was great to finally watch teams that brought nearly ... read more >>
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 >>
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 >>

 

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