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Top High School Basketball Star Commits to Howard University
July 9, 2020
Five-star high school basketball player Makur Maker has committed to play for Howard University. He chose Howard to encourage other top basketball prospects to commit to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). He turned down the likes of UCLA, Kentucky, and Memphis. ... read more »
The Future of D1 Helps Student Athletes Get to College
July 9, 2020
Preparing a child to qualify for a division I scholarship can be a complicated process. Parents and guardians must figure out what events, programs and teams are best for their child. The Future of D1 is a resource that helps parents and students understand the college recruiting process. ... read more »
Rams Host Leadership Summit for High School Coaches
July 2, 2020
Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay recently hosted a “Chalk Talk” virtual leadership summit for Southern California High School football coaches. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Deiarie Banks
June 25, 2020
View Park junior Deiarie Banks knows way more than just how to outrun her opponent. Being captain of the Knights’ track and field team, she learned how to boost the morale of her teammates while performing at a high level. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Lindsey Black-Ross
June 11, 2020
Hamilton freshmen Lindsey Black-Ross just started her basketball career with the Yankees girls’ basketball team. Her knowledge and experience with dance helped her as she gained more knowledge of basketball. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Orion Peters
June 4, 2020
As his teammates can count on him to make big plays, his classmates count on him for assistance in math. Inglewood High School Junior Orion Peters helped the Sentinels football team to a 10-1 overall record and a 5-0 record in the Pioneer League. Peters recently committed to Washington State University. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Payshance Walk
May 28, 2020
Sophomore guard Payshance Walk was determined to have a successful season with the Crenshaw girls’ basketball team. Her efforts and diligence helped the Cougars to a 22-7 overall record and 10-0 record in the Coliseum League.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Adam McKinney
May 21, 2020
Dorsey senior Adam McKinney is a dual sport athlete, playing football at Santee and joining the Dorsey Dons in time for track season. Football toughened him up and gave him a competitive spark, which helped him in track and field. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Zsateau Bouyer
May 14, 2020
Los Angeles high school sophomore Zsateau Bouyer has a passion for sprinting, she is ready to improve the school’s track program with her dedication. When the Romans track and field team needed more participants, she urged schoolmates to compete with her. ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Joshua Lee
May 7, 2020
Washington Prep senior guard Joshua Lee helped the Generals boys’ basketball team get a 16-15 overall record. His contributions to the Generals earned him All-Coliseum League second team honors.   ... read more »
Chans Smyth Brings New Energy to Frederick K.C. Price Basketball Program
May 7, 2020
Last spring, Frederick K.C. Price school hired Chans Smyth as head coach of the high school boys basketball team. With his passion to improve players and attention to detail, he led the Knights to the Division 3A championship game.   ... read more »
COVID-19 Brings Premature End to the CIF 2019-2020 Season
April 30, 2020
On April 3, the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced that high school sports were canceled for the rest of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order terminated all basketball state championship games. Spring sports like track and field, baseball, softball, boy’s tennis and boys’ volleyball were cut short. Senior student athletes face new challenges in the college recruitment process. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Menelik Israel
April 23, 2020
Norco junior Menelik Israel has a passion for engineering to go along with his baseball talents. During his sophomore year, Israel committed to Duke with an academic and athletic scholarship. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dominique Allen
April 16, 2020
Initially, senior Dominique Allen intended to only play basketball for Los Angeles High School. During her years there, she decided to compete in track and field and volleyball and developed a fondness for them. ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Fidelis Okereke
April 9, 2020
The King/Drew boys’ basketball team was a dominant force in the City Section with the help of senior Fidelis Okereke. His frontcourt presence on offense and defense made him the Coliseum League Player of the Year. ... read more »
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