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Downey High football looking for leadership

By JJ Fiddler|

Mayfair High football bolstering the ranks

LAKEWOOD >> The Mayfair High football program has recently been the bridesmaid of the Suburban League. The Monsoons have finished second in three of the last four years, but a coaching change at defending champion La Mirada could help Mayf...

By JJ Fiddler|

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  • High School Football

    Long Beach Poly drops junior varsity football due to low numbers

    LONG BEACH >> The nearly unimaginable has happened at Long Beach Poly, where the Jackrabbits will not field a junior varsity team this fall for the first time in the football program’s 110-year history. Head coach Antonio Pierce said his program simply doesn’t have enough players for a JV team, so Poly will field just a frosh/soph squad in addition to the varsity. “The last three years our number has consistently gone down, and we’ve had...

    Mike Guardabascio
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  • High School Football

    Long Beach Poly quarterback Matt Corral commits to Florida

    Long Beach is on the other side of the country from Gainesville, a mere 2,382-mile drive. But Florida Gators fans will have their eyes firmly fixed on Veterans Memorial Stadium this year and the performance of Long Beach Poly quarterback Matt Corral, who verbally committed to the Gators recently while on a visit. Corral is one of the most highly-regarded prep quarterbacks in the nation and was committed to USC until decommitting a month ago. Corral broke the news on Twitter and...

    Mike Guardabascio
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  • High School Football

    St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy brings football back after 25-year hiatus

    On Tuesday, Village Christian High School cancelled its football season. It followed a national trend of high schools cancelling seasons and programs because of a myriad of reasons, including low numbers and injury concerns. Downey’s St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy however, finds itself going against the grain as it brings back its program after a 25-year hiatus. It’s hard to tell that it’s been a quarter century since Pius has had a program. The film...

    By Parker Houston Correspondent|

  • High School Football

    Seahawks star Richard Sherman battles Compton High robotic quarterback

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has gone toe-to-toe with some of the best quarterbacks in the NFL such as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. On Tuesday, Sherman, in partnership with “The Jerky Challenge” presented by Oberto Beef Jerky, battled a different type of quarterback in a football-throwing robot created by the Compton High Robotics Club at Compton High. The competition in which Sherman tried to...

    By Julian Lopez julopez@scng.com @juliansdayoff22 on Twitter|

  • Prep Football

    St. John Bosco defense shines at Edison 7v7 event

    The St. John Bosco defense shined at the Edison High School “Battle at the Beach” 7v7 event on a hot Saturday afternoon. The Braves went 3-1 in pool play and defeated Cathedral and Edison in the first two rounds of the Gold Division pool play before falling 7-6 to Mater Dei in the championship. “I was pleased with the overall performance of the team today, both offensively and defensively,” Bosco coach Jason Negro said. “The biggest thing was to be...

    By Julian Lopez julopez@scng.com @juliansdayoff22 on Twitter|

  • High School

    Tara Davis, Wyatt Davis named 2017 SoCal Prep Legends Athletes of the Year

    St. John Bosco lineman Wyatt Davis and Augora track and field star Tara Davis were named the SoCal Prep Legends 2017 Male and Female Athletes of the Year Sunday. KABC sportscaster Rob Fukuzaki and former Lakers and NBA Hall of Famer James Worthy took part in the second annual Southern California Prep Legends awards ceremony sponsored by the Southern California Newspaper Group and KABC-7, honoring Southern California’s best high school athletes in 11 categories for the 2016-17...

    By Tarek Fattal tfattal@scng.com @Tarek_Fattal on Twitter|

  • High School Football

    East beats West at 50th Annual 605 All-Star Game

    Whittier >> Over the first 49 605 All-Star Football Games, there have been some real competitive contests. Saturday’s 50th affair wasn’t one of them. The East routed the West 24-3 at Pioneer High School, with East wide receiver Shaun Colamonico (Edison), who scored a third-quarter touchdown, named the game’s MVP. “When you’re (a high school senior), stuff doesn’t always matter as much, but as you get older, you become...

    By James Crabtree-Hannigan Correspondent|

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