Student Athlete of the week

Deon Barney prepares himself for big moments. Whether it is tackling a ball carrier on the football field, grabbing rebounds on the basketball court, sprinting down the track in a big race, or taking an exam in the classroom, he’s ...

Student Athlete of the Week

Louis Walker has a bright future ahead of him as an engineer, but before he gets to college to prepare for the field of his choice, he’s helping lead Hamilton High School to basketball dominance.

Special Olympics partners with LAUSD for the Spring School Games

Elementary and middle school student/athletes competed in track and field events at West Adams High School this past Friday, as the Special Olympics Southern California partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar promotes the importance of reading to young children

Laker great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stopped by Kingsley Elementary School recently to kick start the “Read Across America” program. He spoke to the children about the importance of education, and reading at an early age.

Angels great Alex Johnson dies

Alex Johnson, who in 1970 became the first player with the then California Angels to win the American League batting title, died early this month in Southfield, Mich., following a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He was 72.

Skaters are hitting the beach

Skateboarders in Los Angeles have it pretty good. While some areas of the country are snowed in, or dealing with harsh winter weather, local thrill seekers are enjoying 70-80 degree weather, which allows them to hit the streets and perfect ...

Student Athlete of the Week

This past season Los Angeles High School’s football team made a historic turnaround. For years they have been a struggling program, but in head coach Eric Scott’s first year on the job, the squad finished the season 12-2 and won ...

Student Athlete of the Week

There are a number of interesting layers to Mousael Louis. The senior at Dorsey High School is of Haitian decent. She speaks English, French, and Haitian Creole fluently, and understands Spanish. She has a 4.2 grade point average while taking ...

Recreation and parks host adult sports league

Sports is typically played by children, as most people do not continue on to the college or professional ranks. People generally become spectators as family and work becomes the priority over finding glory on a field or court. And for ...

Price coach Michael Lynch reaches 500 wins

Price High School boy’s basketball coach Michael Lynch continues to add to a historic resume, as he recently led his team to the 500th win during his tenure. Over the course of 19 years that he has served as the ...

NFL stadium project in Inglewood moving quickly

For professional football fans in the greater Los Angeles area, dreams of an NFL team returning could be on the verge of becoming a reality. Plans to build a stadium in Inglewood are moving very fast. Faster than a project ...

Sherman doubts NFL will penalize Patriots

Richard Sherman doesn’t believe the National Football League will levy any harsh penalties on the New England Patriots in wake of the “Deflate-Gate” scandal.

Narbonne hosts MLK Extravaganza

Some of the top girls basketball programs in Southern California showcased their talents at the Narbonne MLK Extravaganza this past Saturday. This was a day that brought together the City Section, Southern Section, and San Diego Section.

First Young Athletes festival introduces kids to sports skills

LAUSD Young Athletes is a partnership between Special Olympics Southern California and the Los Angeles Unified School District. Young Athletes is intended to introduce students 2 to 7 years to sports skills and activities that foster physical, cognitive and social ...

Price High School retires Allen Crabbe’s number

Price High School held a special ceremony before their game last week against Gahr high school, where they honored one of the best players to ever come through their program. Allen Crabbe’s No. 23 jersey was retired in the gym ...