Etiwanda and Bishop Montgomery have win streaks snapped, Sierra Canyon advances to finals: Open Division Semis

Inside the Cal Baptist University Events Center, the CIF Southern Section Open Division Semifinals featured four teams sealing trips to next week’s finals. Here, the Times High School Insider recaps top action from the semifinals, including the end of Bishop Montgomery’s 41-game winning streak, a thriller decided in the last seconds of double overtime. Elijah Harkless scores…

Bishop Montgomery beats Sierra Canyon with three starters out

NORWALK, CA- In a rematch of last season’s Southern Section Open Division semifinals, the Take Flight Challenge Friday nightcap featured defending state champion Bishop Montgomery beating Sierra Canyon, 65-62. “We played with some real toughness and figured out how to get the win,” Bishop Montgomery head coach Doug Mitchell said. “I’d like to get all…

Immigration & Sports

Bringing people together from different backgrounds in pursuit of one common goal is a significant occasion, one that has inspired professional sports leagues here in America to become more diverse. For leagues such as the NBA, however, that hasn’t always been the case. As recently as 1980, nearly every NBA player was American-born. Despite a…