LA High School’s Amankwah leads surprises heading into City finals
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 May 2010
 Crenshaw senior Jonathan Downard is expected to be one of the top finishers in the long jump and the 200 meters at today's City Section track and field finals. The Cougars, along with rival Dorsey, ... read more >>
Legacy motivates Dorsey hurdling duo
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 13 May 2010
 NEXT GENERATION: Dorsey junior Monae Dale and senior Bejon Bryant look for City Section medals in the hurdles while continuing the school’s legacy of track success.  Bryant is the son of ... read more >>
Collision All-Star Game is best bet for weekend
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 26 April 2010
Tyler Lams (Mater Dei) Photo Credit: Scott Kurtz/Sentinel Collision All-Star Game is best bet for weekend By Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorIt's hard to find an All-Star Game that has consistently ... read more >>
It's Deja Vu for Compton at State
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 18 March 2010
Photo Credit: Nick Koza for SentinelIt's Deja Vu For Compton At StateCompton, Centennial Gets Second Chance In Regional FinalsIt seems longer than two years ago when Compton was the center of the basketball ... read more >>
Leuzinger’s Morris adds CIF title to legacy
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 March 2010
HONORING LEGACY: Leuzinger head coach Reggie Morris honoredhis past by retiring the jersey of former standout and Oklahoma CityThunder guard Russell Westbrook. Two days later, his current squad wonthe ... read more >>
All eyes on Washington Prep as City sleeper in Playoffs
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 18 February 2010
EYES ON A SURPRISE:  Washington Prep guard Scott Michaelyn (18.8 points, 2.7 steals) is a big factor in the Generals earning the No. 4 seed in the City playoffs but it's been their swarming team defense ... read more >>
Top 10 Basketball Poll (2/11/10)
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 February 2010
Allen CrabbePhoto Credit: Nick Koza for SentinelSentinel Prep Basketball Top 10 PollRecords as of Feb. 81. Westchester (20-3) - If there's a bigger sure thing than the Comets earning the No. 1 seed in ... read more >>
Crenshaw proves its mettle in defeat
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 February 2010
DETERMINED: Crenshaw senior Deuce Zaid had 26 points against Price last weekend and is part of the reason the Cougars are not just the third-best team in the City, but could give either Westchester or ... read more >>
20 Year Title Drought Ends for Serra in the Rain
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 17 December 2009
Prep Report   20 Year Title Drought Ends for Serra in the Rain It was a title-filled weekend for Gardena Serra and Crenshaw as they both won their school's second division championship (Note: Crenshaw ... read more >>

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CIF Crystal Ball Looks into Weekend Semifinals
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 December 2009
Prep ReportCIF Crystal Ball Looks into Weekend SemifinalsESCAPE: At 5-4, Carson tailback Myles Johnson is hard to tackle and a big reason why the Colts are favored in their rematch against Narbonne Friday ... read more >>
Unfinished Business for Serra's Woods
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 November 2009
Prep Report: Unfinished Business for Serra's Woods ON THE RUN: Serra’s Robert Woods has made an impact as wide receiver, defensive back and return specialist but off the field, he’s also ... read more >>
It's Crenshaw and...everybody else in the City playoff race
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 November 2009
Prep Report: It's Crenshaw and...everybody else in the City playoff raceCRUNCHED: Dorsey's Cleshawn Page felt the brunt of one of many hits delivered by the Crenshaw defense during their rivalry game last ... read more >>
Inglewood’s Grace grateful for second chance
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 29 October 2009
Inglewood’s Grace grateful for second chance   BACK ON THE FIELD: James Grace sat out Inglewood's first six games after being declared ineligible by the CIF for seeking an extra year of eligibility. ... read more >>
Defense turns tide for Narbonne
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 October 2009
Defense turns tide for Narbonne STEPPING UP: Narbonne's CJ Wiley had a touchdown and an interception on back-to-back plays to set tone for the Gauchos' aggressive play in the second half of their 23-22 ... read more >>
Sentinel Prep Football Top 10 (9-23-09 Edition)
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 24 September 2009
Sean Parker (Narbonne)Photo Credit: Jason Lewis for Sentinel   Prep ReportDepth at WR propels Serra's attackBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorWhat's the scariest thing about defending Gardena Serra's ... read more >>
Depth at WR propels Serra’s attack
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 23 September 2009
  Compton’s Josiah Marshall shakes off a Dominguez defender during the Tarbabes’ 46-29 rout of the Dons.  Marshall, who’s also one of the top linebackers in the region, and ... read more >>
Three-headed running attack spurs Compton offense
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 September 2009
NARROW ESCAPE: Crenshaw's Hayes Pullard dives for a touchdown against Norco but questions surround the Cougar defense as they face AB Miller on Friday. Photo Credit: Jason Lewis for SentinelThree-headed ... read more >>
Crenshaw holding firm
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 10 September 2009
BIG WIN: Crenshaw senior Geno Hall, left was all smiles after catching the winning touchdown pass.  He was one of several players who factored in the Cougar’s win over Lakewood. This week, the ... read more >>
Preseason All-Sentinel Team
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 03 September 2009
Robert WoodsPreseason All-Sentinel Team By Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorQB: Jesse Scroggins (Lakewood, Sr.) - USC-bound quarterback became one of the fastest prospects in the nation this summerRB: ... read more >>
Compton remains content under Moore League radar
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 August 2009
PROGRAM BUILDER: Compton Coach Calvin Bryant has built his team to be one of the best in the area but in a deeper Moore League than in years past he has his work cut out for him.  Photo Credit: Nick ... read more >>
L.A. Jordan ready to reload and bite back
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 13 August 2009
ONE TO WATCH: Jordan senior Deshawn Beck, who shined as an All-City wide receiver his first three seasons, will be at the forefront of the Bulldogs new offensive scheme, which head coach Elijah Asante ... read more >>
Lakewood-Crenshaw highlights 09’ season schedule picks
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 30 July 2009
Prep ReportFootball season is a little over than a month away and it's right about time to start cranking the preview engine.City Section schools start conditioning on Monday and it's only a matter of ... read more >>
Verbum Dei’s Foster completes remarkable turnaround
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 18 June 2009
RISING HIGH: Aristacus Foster underwent a 12-month crash course of summer and night classes in a addition to his senior year class load to graduate high school on time.  He’ll head to Jackson ... read more >>
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 >>