Prep Sports

PREP BASKETBALL: Playoffs start soon for area girls’ basketball teams

After nearly four months of buzzer-beating layups, jump shots and pressure-packed free throws, many area girls’ basketball teams are preparing for the Los Angeles City Section and Southern Section playoffs. Thanks to a steady diet of non-league games against elite, highly ranked girls’ basketball programs, several area teams are ready. Others are just trying to Read More…

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PREP BASKETBALL: Western League sets the pace for City girls’ contenders

In recent years, the Western League has been a conduit for Los Angeles City Section championships in girls’ basketball. The recent performance of teams like Westchester (13-4), Fairfax (11-3), Hamilton (7-2), Venice (7-2), Palisades (7-5) and University (7-3) helps support the theory that the Western League is the City’s strongest at this point. Fairfax, after Read More…

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PREP FOOTBALL: Six area schools to play for football championships

Six area high school football teams have reached the championship games in the Los Angeles City Section and the Southern Section. In the Los Angeles City Section, Crenshaw High (10-2) will face Narbonne (9-3) at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at El Camino College. This matchup was expected with high anticipation. Crenshaw, coached by Robert Garrett, Read More…