Falcons Football and Cheer Program teaches youth valuable life lessons

Youth football and cheer programs have been a staple in Los Angeles’ African American community for decades, as boys learn the fundamentals of football and girls learn the dance movements and acrobatics associated with cheerleading. For the past 10 years ...

Taking the junior college route

Most of the top high school athletes are rewarded with full-ride scholarships at the top universities in the nation, but there are many who have the talent to play college sports, but for one reason or another, don’t receive a ...

Local Legend: Dorsey High School Baseball Coach Peter Dobson

Dorsey baseball coach Peter Dobson has a simple mantra: “Who’s going to do it, if you don’t?”

Wisconsin Defeats Arizona in Overtime for Berth in Final Four

ANAHEIM, Calif., - Frank Kaminsky scored six of his 28 points in overtime and pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds leading Wisconsin to a 64-63 victory over Arizona in the West Region final today at the Honda Center.

Hamilton High School’s Oshaela Gray

Oshaela Gray is known as “The Roadrunner.” That’s because she can get by defenders and to the basket with ease. The 5’5” senior point guard is quick, extremely skilled, and she plays with an aggression that opponents cannot stop. She ...

Student Athlete of the Week: View Park High School’s Mareshah Farmer

You know that you are big time when people just know you by one name…and it is not even your real name. That is how View Park High School senior guard Mareshah Farmer has it. When she shows up on ...

County Honors Olympic Luger Kate Hansen

Olympic luger Kate Hansen of La Canada was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today for her participation in the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Seahawks’ DeShawn Shead gets day named in his honor

The Palmdale City Council honored Highland High School graduate DeShawn Shead, a member of the 2014 Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawks football team, at its March 5 meeting, presenting him with a proclamation that declared March 6 as “DeShawn Shead ...

Student Athlete of the Week:

Dorsey High School senior quarterback Noah Whitney stands at 6’2”, and he likes to drop the bomb, repeatedly. Playing at a school that is known for their speed has worked great for the strong armed quarterback, who would lay the ...

Student Athlete of the Week: Raleah Cole

About a year and a half ago, Raleah Cole was looking for a sport that she would enjoy. She is tall—standing at 5’9"—she is lean, and she is athletic, which would naturally lead her to track or basketball. But she ...

Volunteer opportunities available for 2014 Amgen Tour

Volunteer registration is now open for the Santa Clarita stages of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling road race. Volunteers looking for an opportunity to participate in the high-profile, ninth annual race can apply online at Santa-Clarita.com/TourOfCA. Available ...

Missouri’s Sam may become NFL’s first openly gay player

The announcement last weekend from Michael Sam, All-American lineman from the University of Missouri, that he is gay could mean he may become the first openly gay player in the National Football League upon his likely draft in early May.

Student Athlete of the Week:

Sports, like many aspects of life, is not about where a person was in the past, but more about where that person is going in the future. For Washington Prep High School basketball player Brandon Crawford, that will be Sampson ...

Black History Month: Black Super Bowl Winning Quarterbacks

For the past 26 years, Washington Redskins quarterback Doug Williams was the only Black starting quarterback to ever win the Super Bowl.

Student Athlete of the Week

Fairfax High School has the low post on lockdown. That is because 6’3” power forward/center Marguerte Effa, who can practically jump out of the gym, dominates the painted area. She is tall, lean, quick, athletic and physical, which allows her ...