Football: Eight unbeaten teams left in City Section

After five weeks of high school football, there's eight unbeaten teams left in the City Section. They include Banning (5-0), Franklin (5-0), Grant (5-0) Narbonne (4-0), Hawkins (4-0), Los Angeles (4-0), Fairfax (4-0) and Reseda (4-0). Quarterback Markell White of Fairfax is off to a great start.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ethan Anderson, Hayley Berfield are honored as City Section boys and girls basketball players of the year

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Fairfax claims City Section Open Division title with 60-53 defeat of Westchester

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