Executive Preparatory makes great strides on and off the court

Executive Preparatory Academy of Finance (EPA) was founded in 2013 with a small group of ninth graders. Two a half years later, every member of the school’s first graduating class is on track to attend a four-year college.

Baseball legend Monte Irvin dies

Monte Irvin, one of the first African Americans to play in Major League Baseball, died in Houston, Texas ,this week. He was 96. Regarded as one of the best hitters and all-around players in the Negro Leagues, Irvin was a ...

The Rams are coming home

For the first time in 20 years, Los Angeles will be home to an NFL football team, as the Rams leaving St. Louis to return back to Los Angeles, which was their home from 1946 to 1994.

Don Newcombe among first 12 on Baseball Reliquary ballot

Former Brooklyn Dodgers pitching star Don Newcombe is among 12 first-time candidates for election to the Baseball Reliquary's Shrine of the Eternals.

Narbonne High makes history by winning the State Bowl

The City Section has taken a back seat to the Southern Section for years in the greater Los Angeles area, but right now the city is on top as Narbonne becomes the section’s first team to win the CIF State ...

Competitive cheer to become a high school CIF sport beginning in 2017-18

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 949, introduced by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to classify competition cheer as a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) sport beginning in the 2017-18 school year.

Dodgers hire Dave Roberts, former outfielder, UCLA great

Dave Roberts, a former Dodger centerfielder and UCLA standout who spent the past five years

Odds improve for L.A. to win Olympic bid

The odds of Los Angeles being chosen as the site of the 2024 Summer Olympics

City Section title games set for this Saturday at Cerritos College

Before each high school football season starts, either Narbonne or Crenshaw high schools

Local high schools are one game away from the City Section title

The season is at a “do or die” point for local schools. Win and advance to the City Championship game.

Mal Whitfield, three-time Olympic gold medalist, dies at 91

A record-setting middle-distance runner, who was also a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, died of heart disease

UCLA and USC play for more than bragging rights

Both UCLA and USC have had up and down seasons, but with one regular game left on the schedule, a trip to the

Student Athlete of the Week:

Malcolm Smith has a loaded schedule, which is why he wakes up at 4 a.m. to get his day started. With dreams of becoming a professional baseball player, he hits the weight room first thing in the morning. Afterward, he ...

UCLA, USC in must-win positions

For UCLA or USC to make it to college football’s four-team playoff, they would have to win and hope that they can get the nod from the playoff selection committee.

‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ underscores historic parallels

“Was he insane? F*** yeah that boy was crazy, and he got a lot of people hurt!” —Afro-Puerto Rican community activist