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Student Athlete of the Week: Dorian Thompson-Robinson
September 23, 2021
UCLA senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson led the Bruins into national ranking after defeating LSU on September 4. He has made at least 50 percent of his passes in their first three games this season and has seven passing touchdowns as of September 21. ... read more »
WATCH: Manual Arts Valedictorian and Basketball star Earns Scholarship
September 11, 2021
Jay'len Carter, who gave up his senior season of playing basketball to be the valedictorian of his class, earned a scholarship from the Class of 1971 alumni at Manual Arts Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
Manual Arts Basketball Star Earns Scholarship from Alumni
September 9, 2021
Before heading off to college, scholar athlete Jay’len Carter received a parting gift from a group of Manual Arts Alumni. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Xavier Starnes
September 9, 2021
Xavier Starnes prides himself on being a student of the game and a defensive-minded basketball player. He leans on having a strong work ethic so his game will standout more than his 5’9” frame. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Qwuantrezz Knight
August 5, 2021
Redshirt senior defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight is a leader of the Bruins’ defensive secondary. His efforts helped the Bruins to hold their opponents to 30.71 points per game. ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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