| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Scott Hamilton Kennedy's excellent scrapbook documentary "Fame High," which premieres Thursday on Showtime (after a brief theatrical release), spends a year at LACHSA, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, a by-audition public institution...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The demise of quality high school boys' soccer in California is underway, thanks to the U.S. Soccer Federation's insistence on forcing top high school players to choose between its academy program and high school competition.
As Sasha van der Most,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:25 PM
One reason for all the yardage being piled up and the many points being scored during the first four weeks of the high school football season is the proliferation of quarterbacks who can pass and run.
It's 21st century football, and defensive...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:47 PM
For the next seven weeks in high school football, 19-time Southern Section champion Long Beach Poly will be largely forgotten. It's almost as if the Jackrabbits go on fall hiatus, disappearing from public discussion as focus shifts to powerhouse...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
This week's top high school football games
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (4-1) at West Hills Chaminade (3-1), 7 p.m. (Fox Sports West Prep Zone): Notre Dame's defense has shut down high-powered offenses belonging to Gardena Serra and Canyon Country...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Who needs an NFL team in Los Angeles when high school football can be as entertaining as Friday night's wild nonleague game between neighborhood rivals West Hills Chaminade and Sherman Oaks Notre Dame?
There were six lead changes in the second half...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
After six weeks of high school football, the Internet recruiting experts are scrambling for quick makeovers. Some of their four-star recruits are playing like one stars. Others who seemingly didn't exist are suddenly on the rise.
Here's a look at some...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As if parents aren’t worried enough about what their teenagers are doing on Saturday nights, a new study reveals that binge drinking is common among high school seniors, with some knocking back 15 or more alcoholic drinks in a row.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:35 PM
It took seven weeks of games, but barring any major injuries, it's clear high school football has a Fab Four this season: Bellflower St. John Bosco (7-0), Santa Ana Mater Dei (7-0), Gardena Serra (7-0) and Mission Viejo (7-0).
There are other quality...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:00 PM
To fully appreciate Paul Napier, you have to know that he played the original Mr. Goodwrench in the GM commercials, a natural fixer, good at keeping things running.
You'd also have to understand that the retired actor with the playful Dick Van Dyke...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The top 25 high school football teams in the Southland.
Ranking, W-L, result; next, previous ranking
1. St. John Bosco, 7-0, def. Orange Lutheran, 42-24; vs. JSerra at Saddleback College, Friday, 1
2. Mater Dei, 7-0, def. JSerra, 38-14; vs. Santa...