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August 6, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Bennie Boatwright, a 6-foot-7 wing player who will be a junior this coming season, has officially left Mission Hills Alemany. Whatever school he attends will be his third. He started out as a freshman at Oaks Christian, then played last season at Alemany.  
November 15, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 On ESPNU's recruiting special on Friday afternoon, Stanley Johnson of Santa Ana Mater Dei confirmed that he will attend Arizona in the fall. The 6-foot-7 Johnson, last season's player of the year by The Times, held up a pair of Arizona shoes to let viewers know his school of choice. Arizona continues to pull away top players from Southern California. Loyola point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright is also expected to sign with the Wildcats.  
January 5, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Monday is freedom day for winter transfer athletes who have been sitting out the past month of the season, and there's going to be some big-time impact players in basketball. Brayden Lenius, who moved to West Hills Chaminade from Canada, becomes eligible. He already showed the type of athlete he is in football, emerging as a college prospect at receiver in helping the Eagles win the CIF state championship Division II bowl game. He can jump and dunk with the best, and adding athleticism to the Eagles lineup will only help a team that has four transfer students on its roster.
April 4, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
The play was designed for Kobe Bryant. The Lakers had squandered a 17-point lead over New Jersey and held only a one-point advantage at 88-87 with 10 seconds remaining. Matt Barnes delivered the ball to the team's star. Bryant, coming off of a screen, shot a 26-foot three-pointer, which bounced seven times on the rim before falling through the net, allowing an anxious Staples Center crowd to celebrate instead of reel over what otherwise could have been an inconceivable loss.
March 28, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Michael Oguine scored 20 of his 26 points in the first half and finished with 13 rebounds to help West Hills Chaminade win its first state championship with a 71-51 victory over Sir Francis Drake in the Division III final at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. Justin Eisen added 15 points and Trevor Stanback 12 for the Eagles (27-6), who played most of the game without 6-8 Jack Williams, who was ill.  
April 12, 2012 | By Ben Bolch
Name; Pos.; Ht.; Wt.; Previous school; Comment Jordan Adams; SG; 6-5; 205; Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy; One of the top perimeter shooting prospects in the country should boost Bruins' three-point accuracy. Kyle Anderson; PG; 6-8; 215; Jersey City (N.J.) St. Anthony; A versatile talent who can play the one to the four but will probably utilize exceptional basketball IQ as starting point guard. *Larry Drew II; PG; 6-2; 180; North Carolina; Played two full seasons and part of a third for Tar Heels.
September 4, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Standout senior point guard Robert Cartwright from Flintridge Prep has committed to Stanford. He was admitted to school on Wednesday and immediately committed. Cartwright was one of the top point guards on the West Coast based on his spring and summer play.  
September 17, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
The Joseph Frazier Benefit Showcase in honor of the former Calabasas assistant basketball coach will be held on Sept. 29 at Calabasas High. Teams will play to raise funds for Frazier, who was critically injured in a 2010 motorcycle accident. The schedule: Marshall vs. Calabasas, 9 a.m.; Oak Park vs. Newbury Park, 10:15 a.m.; Pacific Hills vs. Bell-Jeff, 11:30 a.m.; Crespi vs. Royal, 12:45 p.m.; Viewpoint vs. Calabasas, 2 p.m.; North Torrance vs. La Canada, 3:15 p.m.; Beverly Hills vs. Camarillo, 4:30 p.m.; San Gabriel Academy vs. Oaks Christian, 5:45 p.m.; Chaminade vs. El Camino Real, 7 p.m.; Muir vs. Calabasas, 8:15 p.m.  
August 22, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Highly regarded incoming freshman point guard Spencer Freedman still hasn't decided where he'll be attending school this fall. He is considering Santa Monica, St. Monica and Mater Dei. But he also could end up studying in Europe and delay his first year of high school. He was a standout on the Maccabiah youth team this summer in Israel.  
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