Archive for February, 2019

All-Star Saturday Night: It’s no slam dunk, but Nets’ Joe Harris steals show in three-point contest

In between the first and second round of the NBA’s slam dunk contest Saturday night, NBA Hall of Famer and dunking icon Dominique Wilkins took the court, highlights from his two previous wins playing on the scoreboard above.

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High school boys’ basketball: Saturday’s Southern Section semifinal results and championship pairings

SOUTHERN SECTION BOYS’ BASKETBALL DIVISION 1 Semifinals, Saturday Chino Hills 49, Windward 47 Santa Margarita 50, Harvard-Westlake 45 DIVISION 2AA Semifinals, Saturday Rancho Cucamonga 62, Valencia 59 Mayfair 62, Riverside Notre Dame 55 DIVISION 2A Semifinals, Saturday Colony 74, Crescenta Valley…

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High school boys’ basketball: Saturday’s Southern Section semifinal results and championship pairings

SOUTHERN SECTION BOYS’ BASKETBALL DIVISION 1 Semifinals, Saturday Chino Hills 49, Windward 47 Santa Margarita 50, Harvard-Westlake 45 DIVISION 2AA Semifinals, Saturday Rancho Cucamonga 62, Valencia 59 Mayfair 62, Riverside Notre Dame 55 DIVISION 2A Semifinals, Saturday Colony 74, Crescenta Valley…

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High school boys’ basketball: Saturday’s City semifinal results and championship schedule

CITY BOYS’ BASKETBALL OPEN DIVISION Championship semifinals, Saturday Fairfax 84, Washington 74 Westchester 69, Birmingham 53 Fifth-place game, Tuesday, 7 p.m. #7 El Camino Real at #4 Taft Third-place game, Tuesday, 7 p.m. #5 Washington at #3 Birmingham Championship, Feb

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High school girls’ soccer: Southern Section semifinal results and championship pairings

DIVISION 1 Semifinals JSerra 3, Villa Park 1 Los Alamitos 3, Harvard-Westlake 0 DIVISION 2 Semifinals Mira Costa 3, Vista Murrieta 1 Sunny Hills 0, Long Beach Poly 0 (Sunny Hills advances on penalties, 4-3) DIVISION 3 Semifinals Oak Hills 1, Culver City 0 Flintridge Sacred Heart 1, Downey 0 (OT) …

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High school girls’ basketball: Saturday’s Southern Section semifinal results and championship pairings

SOUTHERN SECTION GIRLS’ BASKETBALL OPEN DIVISION Pool play, Saturday POOL A Sierra Canyon 61, Bishop Montgomery 59 Redondo 37, Troy 30 POOL B Windward 51, Etiwanda 49 Mater Dei 64, Rosary 57 CHAMPIONSHIPS Feb. 23 at Cal Baptist U., Azusa Pacific U., Colony, and Godinez (schedule TBA; Open Division…

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More rain and snow to fall on Southern California, forecasters say

Yet another Pacific storm is expected to arrive on Sunday, and forecasters are urging travelers to plan before heading out this holiday weekend for mountain resorts where heavy rain earlier in the week prompted the closure of several highways. Scattered showers could bring roughly a quarter inch…

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Riverside woman dies after she and boyfriend swept away in flood control channel during storm

A 20-year-old Riverside woman died after she and her boyfriend were swept away in a flood control channel during a storm this week, officials said. Corona police and fire personnel rescued James Felix, 35, about 6:35 a.m

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Pac-12 basketball roundup: Washington outlasts Washington State 72-70

Noah Dickerson tipped in a missed layup from Jaylen Nowell with 25 seconds remaining and Washington defeated rival Washington State 72-70 on Saturday night. Dickerson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Washington (20-5, 11-1 Pac-12). Nowell added 20 points

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Calendar Letters: Oscars In Memoriam, women in Washington and more

Make time to remember I was drawn to read “ Oscars Must Remember Her ” on seeing the photo of Vanessa Marquez — the talented young Hispanic girl cast in the film “Stand and Deliver.” I hope she receives recognition at the Oscars’ “In Memoriam,” although cast mates and other Hollywood people were…

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