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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: Payton Walk
April 30, 2020
This past season, sophomore Payton Walk helped the Crenshaw girls’ basketball team become City Section contenders. Although this was her first year playing varsity, she was co-captain of the team. ... read more »
Dorsey Football Legend Shows Disparities in Justice, Mental Health System Part 1
November 7, 2019
Former Dorsey Football star Antonio Carrion was once considered to be the best wide receiver in southern California and the nation. His battle with Bipolar Paranoid Schizophrenia led him to homelessness and the Criminal Justice System, showing the lack of institutional resources put in place for people living with mental illness. ... read more »
Chase Bank and Advancing Black Pathways Hosts “Chase Chat”
October 24, 2019
The evening was full of engaging conversation, insightful perspectives, with new friendships made and unforgettable advice given to the mostly young audience of color. ... read more »
Gene Hale Foundation Donates $10,000 to GLAAACC Scholarship Fund
August 15, 2019
Since its inception in 2006, The Hale Foundation has donated tens of thousands of dollars to provide a helping hand to low-income families, children and young adults. In addition to providing money for educational scholarship donations, The Hale Foundation has donated to organizations that give assistance to children affected by homelessness and malnutrition.  Other beneficiaries of The Hale Foundation include: the United Negro College Fund, the L.A. Southwest College Education Foundation, Inner City Arts, Parents of Watts, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and L.A. Child Guidance Clinic. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Elijah Dobson
July 25, 2019
Senior baseball player Elijah Dobson works hard to uphold the name of his school and his family through his acts. Dobson is a second-generation Dorsey student. His father is the head coach of the Dons baseball team. ... read more »
Art Comes Alive at St. Elmo Village 50th Anniversary
June 6, 2019
Founded in 1969 by the late Rozzell Sykes, the community center has become a cultural landmark for its enduring promotion of arts education through workshops and cultural events. In recognition of reaching the half-century mark, scores of supporters from throughout the city attended the street festival. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kierra Haynes
May 9, 2019
Senior forward Kierra Haynes makes Dorsey look good. Along with being a key member of the girls basketball team, Haynes works to keep the campus clean as a member of the Campus Beatification program. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: D’Mar Johnson
April 4, 2019
Dorsey senior linebacker D’Mar Johnson realizes how the lessons learned during a game can last long after the regulated minutes run out. Football does more than just develop a person’s athleticism. ... read more »
High School Basketball Champions Compete in the State Tournament
March 1, 2019
Rival schools Fairfax and Westchester reunited at the Open Division City Section championship for the second consecutive year. The Fairfax Lions avenged themselves from their loss last year, defeating the Westchester Comets 60-53. Fairfax was 3-0 against Westchester this season. ... read more »
Dorsey Girls, Crenshaw Boys Win Rivalry Games
February 7, 2019
The Dorsey girls basketball team remained undefeated in the Coliseum league when they beat Crenshaw 61-44. Sparks scored 29 points for the Dons, senior Kierra Haynes made 10 rebounds and senior Jaidin LaCount made seven steals. ... read more »
Johnathan Franklin Keeps the Rams in the Community
January 31, 2019
Since they returned in 2016, the Los Angeles Rams created ways to aide various Southland communities. One of the people who help make that possible is former NFL player and South L.A. native Johnathan Franklin, who is a manager of Community Affairs and Engagement for the franchise. ... read more »
Los Angeles Rams Launch Voting For ‘High School Coach Of The Year
December 20, 2018
17 Local High School Coaches Nominated At therams.com/community/coach-of-the-week ... read more »
Daphne Bradford Runs for President 
December 20, 2018
From years of community work in South L.A., Daphne Bradford will join the 2020 presidential race.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shanna Fulton
November 22, 2018
Dorsey senior Shanna Fulton is never too busy to lend a helping hand to classmates. Fulton has found success playing volleyball and tennis for the Dons while being a dedicated student. ... read more »
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