| Dec 1, 2013
Bethesda's Ledecky earns Swimming World honor
Katie Ledecky of Bethesda is on the cover of this month's issue of Swimming World magazine, heralding her selection as World Female Swimmer of the Year; the issue is due out today. Ledecky is the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:05 AM
It's one of the biggest weekends of the high school football season. Teams are one playoff win away from advancing to the championship game, so the focus will be on results.
But each time I look out onto a field and see players surrounded by their...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Ben's Cat wins $250,000 Fabulous Strike at Penn National
Maryland-based Ben's Cat repeated as winner of the $250,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap on Wednesday night at Penn National in Grantville, Pa., covering 6 furlongs in 1 minute, 9.74...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 PM
After the 2007 high school baseball season, Matt LaCour made a surprising job change.
He gave up one of the best coaching positions in the City Section at Woodland Hills El Camino Real to become coach at Studio City Harvard-Westlake, which was known...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Rank, School Record, playoff finish
1. HARVARD-WESTLAKE (28-4); SS Division 1 champion
2. OAKS CHRISTIAN (29-3-1); SS Division 4 champion
3. MATER DEI (24-3); SS Division 1 first round
4. CYPRESS (26-8); SS Division 2 champion
5. GARDENA SERRA...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:20 PM
In the 15 years of the Huntington Beach Edison High summer passing tournament, there never has been a 16-team field as talented as Saturday's group, which drew hundreds of spectators and filled up the school parking lot in rapid fashion.
It was a who'...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:55 PM
To understand what Adoree' Jackson of Gardena Serra wants to accomplish, take seriously what he wrote in a tweet last spring: "I want to be unforgettable. I want to be unstoppable. I want to be unbelievable. I want to be uncontrollable. I just want to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:28 PM
At nearly 6 feet 5, 225 pounds, with long arms and big hands, Jabril Frazier easily stands out in a crowd of high school football players engaged in workouts at Los Angeles Verbum Dei.
The fact that he usually shows up first and leaves last adds to...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:01 PM
With no glaring weaknesses and talent throughout its roster, Bellflower St. John Bosco has been ranked No. 1 in The Times' preseason top-25 high school football rankings in Southern California.
It marks a milestone for Coach Jason Negro, who took over a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:29 PM
This will be my 37th season covering high school football in Southern California.
I've lugged around computers that weighed 10 pounds and used pay phones that required a dime to call collect.
I've been kicked off fields by athletic directors who...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:59 PM
If the first weekend of the high school football season is any indication of what's to come, fans had better be prepared to see lots of scoring.
Twenty-two teams scored 50 or more points, and five were in the 60s.
Blame it on the spread, no-huddle...