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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: 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 »
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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 »
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: 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 »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kailyn Watkins
April 2, 2020
Senior guard Kailyn Watkins helped give the Crenshaw Cougars girls basketball team a competitive edge this season. Her contributions helped the Cougars get a 22-7 overall record and a perfect 10-0 record in the Coliseum League. ... read more »
Student Athlete of The Week: For Academics and Basketball – Kennedy Mitchell-Egbo Selects St. Francis High School
March 26, 2020
South Pasadena Middle School eighth grader Kennedy Mitchell-Egbo has shown promise on the hardwood, garnering the attention of several high schools and attracting special opportunities. In the fall, he will be attending St. Francis as a member of their 2024 graduating class. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Justin Cornelius
March 5, 2020
A slam dunk exudes a certain level of amazement and excitement among basketball fans. Crenshaw senior forward Justin Cornelius works to provide that to those who watch him compete. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Gianna Maria Onore Bryant
February 27, 2020
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was known for her curiosity for basketball and for being an intense competitor on the court. Bryant played basketball for the Harbor Day School and the AAU team the Mambas. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Uchenna Ndigwe
February 20, 2020
The day of King/Drew Medical Magnet basketball player Uchenna Ndigwe’s senior night game was eventful. As he prepared for his final in-season home game as a high school student, he had to help the school run their 11th annual career day. ... read more »
Black Kids Deserve Great Schools, Too
February 13, 2020
Last week, from February 5-7, the California branch of the National Action Network (NAN) met in Sacramento to hold its inaugural Western Regional Conference of chapters in California, Arizona, and Nevada. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Alexis Lewis
February 13, 2020
Dorsey junior Alexis Lewis is ready to run, whether it’s for the Donnas girl’s basketball team or for track and field and cross-country competitions. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Amaya Givens
January 9, 2020
Morningside junior Amaya Givens uses her gladdening attitude and her passion to help others on the cheerleading squad and beyond. Joining the team helped develop methods to juggle her schooling and her other extracurricular activities. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jared Heywood
January 2, 2020
After a contending run with the Inglewood Sentinels football team, senior quarterback Jared Heywood will take his talents to the University of Rhode Island. He worked hard in order to graduate early while putting up a winning performance on the field. ... read more »
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