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Student Athlete of the Week: Jayda Hamilton
July 22, 2021
During the quarantine last year, several student athletes were looking for ways to train and stay in shape. Jayda Hamilton, a recent graduate from Serra High School, was willing to put in the work to battle the competitive Southern Section to compete for a state championship. Her father purchased a conglomeration of equipment to help Hamilton train. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jay’len Carter
July 15, 2021
Recent Manual Arts graduate Jay’len Carter was named valedictorian of his class, but it came with a price. He had to forego competing in basketball for his senior season as the high school did not allow the team to play after LAUSD allowed schools to have sporting events. ... read more »
Scripps National Spelling Bee Champ Zaila Avant-garde is a Promising Student Athlete
July 15, 2021
After correctly spelling the word “Murraya,” Zaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old Harvey, Louisiana native won the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Avant-garde is the first African American student to win the National Spelling Bee. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Anyse Grimble
July 8, 2021
Anyse Grimble recently finished her sophomore season on the Westchester Lady Comets basketball team. Westchester had a 4-5 overall record and 2-3 Western league record. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Bella Witt
February 18, 2021
Calabasas High School sprinter, Bella Witt, is the top hurdler in California and one of the best in the 2021 class. In December, Witt announced that she will be attending UNLV. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Lauryn Miller
January 28, 2021
Assisting the UCLA Bruins women’s basketball team to be one of the toughest programs in the United States has not hindered senior forward, Lauryn Miller, from excelling in her academics. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Chris Smith
December 24, 2020
UCLA senior guard, Chris Smith is never too proud to say that he still has room for growth. Last season, he led the team in scoring average and came in second in rebounding average. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Brandon Rembert
December 10, 2020
With talent and motivation, Brandon Rembert is a consistent hitter for the Alcorn State University Braves baseball team. Rembert desires to be a role model for African American boys, encouraging them to get involved in baseball. A key piece of advice that he learned is how consistency is important to excel in the sport. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Justyn Martin
August 27, 2020
Junior Justyn Martin will be the new quarterback for the Inglewood Sentinels football team for the 2020-2021 season. He has a mind to lead on and off the field. ... read more »
UCLA Athletics Welcomes Student Athletes Back on Campus under COVID-19 Protocols
June 25, 2020
On Friday, UCLA released a four-phase plan to get their student athletes back on campus to prep for their new school year. The athletic department are allowing student athletes who live locally to return on campus starting this past Monday. ... 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: 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 »
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