Top 10 California high school football LA City Section rankings
Birmingham stays atop the rankings while San Pedro rises.
Travis Hunter begs Deion Sanders to play against USC: 'I'm not taking no for an answer'
Colorado Buffaloes two-way star Travis Hunter wants nothing more than to play on Saturday against USC, but head coach Deion Sanders explained to his team why he doesn't want him to.
Beyond the Field: The Impact of Sports on Youth Development in Los Angeles County
Sports have long been recognized as a powerful tool for youth development. In Los Angeles County, the impact of sports goes beyond the field, as it offers unique opportunities for young people to learn important life skills, build self-confidence, and develop positive relationships with others. Studies have shown that youth who participate in sports are more likely to stay in school, avoid risky behaviors, and achieve better life outcomes. This article explores the impact of sports on youth development in Los Angeles County, including the opportunities and challenges facing young athletes, and the positive impact of collaborations between community organizations, schools, and sports programs.
Close, But Not Enough
Corsairs lose to Orange Coast Pirates in tournament game. The Santa Monica Corsairs men’s basketball team played against the Orange Coast College Pirates in their second day of the Southern California Juco Jamboree tournament, losing 78 to 72 in a hard fought battle. From the beginning of the game,...
New Crystal Ball pick in for USC
Los Alamitos (Calif.) defensive back Isaiah Rubin recently locked in his commitment date and we put in a Crystal Ball forecast for the talented athlete. Rubin is committing on October 20, which is his birthday. He cut his list of schools down to four and will pick from Colorado, Oregon, USC and Utah.
Malibu Triathlon Runs Into Fishy Situation: Tidewater Goby Force Organizers to Alter Course
The Malibu Triathlon — a high-profile event scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 that in years past has hosted the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Lopez, Zac Efron, Max Greenfield and Mark Feuerstein — is in danger of being scrapped before it starts. How Barry's Gym is Celebrating its 25th Anniversary Organizers recently sent out an email blast to competitors alerting them to a change in the bike course due to a unique reason. Heavy rains in the Los Angeles area flooded the Zuma Underpass, called a “key part” of that section of the race, and before the water could be cleared, translucent two-inch...
LMU Athletics unveils clear bag policy for Gersten Pavilion
LMU athletic events will see a change this fall, as enhanced screening procedures and security measures for all home events taking place in Gersten Pavilion will be implemented. The athletic department announced that beginning Thursday, Sept. 21, they will impose a clear bag policy for women’s indoor volleyball, men’s basketball and women’s basketball events.
USC vs. Colorado picks, predictions: Week 4 college football game odds, lines
The "Cinderella Story", as Dan Lanning put it, came to an abrupt end last weekend as Colorado absorbed a humbling 42-6 loss on the road to Oregon, and now it's up to Deion Sanders and the Buffaloes to write the sequel this week as they welcome No. 8 USC in college football's Week 5 action on ...
Area teams ranked in this week’s AP Football Prep Polls
Several area teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press Football Prep Polls. 7. Memphis Academy of Science & Engineering 4-1 91 7. Others receiving votes: Oliver Springs 3. Gordonsville 2. South Fulton 1. Class 2A. 1. Riverside (12) 5-1 165 2. 2. York Institute (2) 6-0 145 4.
Students Run LA hits Coliseum to train for LA Marathon
In Los Angeles, thousands of young people are preparing for an impactful event - the LA Marathon. The Students Run LA 5K program has already kicked off, and it's more than just a run; it's about community, inclusivity, and accomplishment. This initiative reaches out to those from overlooked communities, celebrating their achievements. Let's explore how this program is making a difference and inspiring a generation, one small step at a time.
USC Football: Wideouts, Caleb Williams Thriving In Passing Game
Go long, or go home!
Jenn at Work: Building the SuperMotocross Track
This weekend, the green turf at the LA Coliseum was covered in tons of dirt for the SuperMotocross event. It's a lot of muscle and machines to make that happen, as Jenn Lahmers finds out in her latest Jenn at Work.
How good is Oregon? How weak is Colorado? USC might give us clearer answers on both fronts
Over at Ducks Wire, editor Zachary Neel is evaluating Oregon after its blowout of Colorado. “Through four weeks, Dan Lanning looks to have a team that is good enough to not only make it to the Pac-12 Championship Game in Las Vegas at the end of the year, but also compete for a spot in the College Football Playoff.
USC-Arizona game on October 7 is a late-night kickoff
This is not surprising at all. USC will play one more late-night kickoff this season on October 7 when the Trojans host the Arizona Wildcats. The Pac-12 released the October 7 kickoff times and network assignments on Monday. USC-Notre Dame, USC-Utah, USC-Washington, and USC-Oregon will be played in prime time....
Utah QB Nate Johnson Issues Apology After UCLA Game
The Utah quarterback felt the need to apologize after the offense struggled in their most recent win over UCLA.
This week's top 25 high school football rankings by The Times
A look at the L.A. Times' top 25 high school football teams in the Southland heading into Week 6.
Breaking Ankles and Pulling Flags
The boys football team is not the only one who can bring home the win. On homecoming weekend, Loyola’s very own girls flag football team scored their first victory against Round Lake High School. The Ramblers started the first half rocky, falling behind with a score of 0-12. Tensions...
Brenden Rice on "Bloody Tuesdays"
USC wide receiver Brenden Rice talks about how you have to work hard in practice during the week to translate to success on game days.
Oddsmakers set CU Buffs as huge home underdogs against USC
The Colorado Buffaloes are on a wild ride this season and have already been three touchdown underdogs twice, a three-score favorite once and a touchdown favorite and underdog in the same week—and we’re just four games in. The Buffs pulled an all-time upset when oddsmakers took a massive...