March 1, 2014 |
Leading by just two points going into the fourth quarter, El Camino Real turned to senior point guard Maleke Haynes, who scored eight of his 16 points in the quarter to help the Conquistadores defeat Fairfax, 51-41, in a City Section Division I semifinal playoff game at L.A. Southwest College on Saturday night. Evan Wardlow added 13 points for El Camino Real (24-6), which will play either Westchester or Narbonne in next Saturday's 8 p.m. final. Fairfax (21-10) received 10 points from Lindsey Drew.
February 27, 2014 |
One day, Lorne Currie of Fairfax has the chance to be considered one of the best basketball players in the City Section. It's up to him, and there are signs he understands that. The junior guard is back playing for the Lions, though he's suffering some knee pains that are limiting his playing time going into Saturday's City Division I semifinal game against El Camino Real. But he really seems to have learned valuable lessons after becoming academically ineligible at Fairfax last season, then transferring to St. John Bosco in January of 2013 trying to start over.
January 13, 2014 |
You can throw out Palisades' 7-6 record in nonleague games. All that matters is that the Dolphins were ready for their Western League opener on Monday night, rallying for a 67-66 victory over Fairfax. Joseph Robinson made a three-pointer at the buzzer. Robinson scored 20 points, Louis Kurihara and Aaron Johnson each had 12 points. Olisaemeka Nwachie led Fairfax with 16 points and Pierson Ro had 14. University won its league opener with a 69-50 win over LACES. C.J. Sinada had 24 points, making six threes.
December 5, 2013 |
Those who have followed the basketball exploits of the Drew family through the years have waited patiently for the youngest of the three brothers, Lindsey, to finally grow into his body. It's happening, and the results are going to be impressive. On Thursday night, the 6-foot-3 Drew outplayed Arizona State-bound point guard Tra Holder of Brentwood for three quarters, shutting him down defensively to help Fairfax build an 18-point fourth-quarter lead. The Lions held on for a 67-61 victory at the Santa Monica tournament.
December 2, 2013 |
Actor-comedian Adam Pally and his wife, Daniella Liben, have sold their home in the Fairfax area for $1.625 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1927 and updated, features such period details as arches, Spanish tile and wall nooks. The 2,428-square-foot house has intricate crown molding, a fireplace, an office, dining and breakfast rooms, three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. French doors open to an outdoor dining area and a swimming pool with a spa. A skylighted garage/bonus room sits off the pool.
December 17, 2013 |
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in five L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database . Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Larchmont (B), with a weekly average over the last three months of 0.6 but four incidents reported in the last week, and Fairfax (A), recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 1.1 over the last three months, were the most unusual.