The Eagles’ Jade Fuentes at her signing ceremony to attend and play volleyball for De La Salle University in the Philippines.

Recognition for NELA’s Gifted High School Athletes

By Dave Abbott One of NELA’s top athletes will continue her education and playing career in the Philippines, while a number of NELA basketball stars have been named All-City athletes. Here’s a rundown:   College Bound Athlete Jade Fuentes, a member of the 2019 Eagle Rock Girls Volleyball Championship Team and the CIF L.A. City Section […]

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Eagle Rock High wrestling earned the first individual city championship in school history in one match and then a second individual city championship in another match. Pictured here Left to right: Eagle Rock High Principal Mylene Keipp and Coach Jesus Lopez pictured with the Eagle Rock wrestlers, Anthony Diaz, Georgia Slivar, Manuel Laguna, Perla Garcia, Karla Vazquez and Coach Mayra Linares

NELA Sports: Championships and Playoffs Close Out the Winter Season

Athletes and teams from Northeast Los Angeles were crowned league and city champions in wrestling, girls water polo, boys basketball and girls soccer. Here are highlights as of February 25. Read more here.

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Franklin’s Alfred Bobadilla looking down field for a receiver in the championship game at El Camino College

NELA Sports: Great Year for Local High School Athletes Closes with Honors

The year 2019 closed out with top honors for local football players, college commitments for three athletes in three sports and athletic achievements by NELA alumni.. Read more here.

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Eagle Rock High senior Anniston Smith with a soft touch

Fall, 2019: Competition Heats Up in Volleyball, Football and Tennis

  For sheer prowess, it’s hard to top the Girls Volleyball juggernaut at Eagle Rock High School – as in seasons past, the team is dominant this year as well. Here are some highlights, along with Football and Tennis updates: Girls Volleyball With volleyball season in full swing, Eagle Rock is 18-3 overall, 2-0 in […]

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Eagle Rock’s Wendy Jurenec, a senior, spiking in a win against El Camino Real | Photo by Dave Abbott

Sports Are Underway for the 2019-2020 School Year

  The fall season of high school sports began in August with football and volleyball. Tennis started on August 29, just after this edition of the Boulevard Sentinel went to press. Cross country will start in October. Football Competition in NELA began on Friday night, August 23.   The Eagle Rock Eagles traveled to South […]

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Incoming seniors on the Eagle Rock volleyball team - (L-R) Charlotte Dillon, Isabelle Rabaya, Nicole Lee, Wendy Jurenec, Julia Orqueza, Anniston Smith, Angelique Calma, Sarah Carbonel, Jade Fuentes | Photo by Coach Tim Bergeron

Kids and Teens Play the Summer Away in NELA

Summer includes training and practice for high school athletes and younger kids (6 to 16) get to play and learn basketball skills, teamwork and competition in rec leagues put on by LA Parks and Rec.

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Lindsay Garcia member of ER team that won four CIF L.A,. City Section Championships | Photo by Dave Abbott, Splash Art Photography

Spring Season Highlights

The Special Olympics, held at Sotomayor in Glassell Park, warmed the hearts of NELA.  The girls softball team at Eagle Rock High got off to a booming start this spring season. The retirement of a coach at Lincoln High evoked gratitude for a remarkable career. 

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Spring Season in NELA Gets Underway

The Special Olympics, held at Sotomayor in Glassell Park, warmed the hearts of NELA.  The girls softball team at Eagle Rock High got off to a booming start this spring season. The retirement of a coach at Lincoln High evoked gratitude for a remarkable career. 

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Eagle Rock High Basketball Champions Close Out the Winter Sports Season

By The winter post-season saw the boys and girls basketball teams from Eagle Rock High competing in playoffs at the City  and State levels. The girls water polo team from Eagle Rock also made it to the City playoffs, while both Eagle Rock and Wilson High competed in the finals of the Los Angeles City […]

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The Regular Winter Season Wraps Up

By The winter season in high school sports in L.A. has been stop and go. Competition started in mid-December, stopped for the holiday break, started again on Jan. 9, stopped during the teacher strike that began in mid-January and resumed after the strike ended on Jan. 22. Making up for lost practice time is really […]

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Franklin's Alfred Bobadilla takes a layup.

NELA High School Winter Sports Get Underway

Here’s an update on league play at high schools in Northeast Los Angeles – Eagle Rock, Franklin in Highland Park, Lincoln in Lincoln Heights, Sotomayor in Glassell Park and Wilson in El Sereno. Data is as of winter break in mid-December.  BASKETBALL The teams at Eagle Rock High and Franklin High have no home court […]

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Local High School Sports Fall Round-Up – 2018

The fall season of the 2018-2019 school year has come to a close for the high school teams in Northeast Los Angeles – Eagle Rock, Franklin, Lincoln and Wilson. Here are some highlights: BOYS:  Football The Eagles of Eagle Rock High were the undefeated champions of the Northern League and played in the Open Division, […]

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Sports Resume This Month Unless Teachers Go on Strike

Alfred Bobadilla, varsity quarterback at Franklin High School in Highland Park, has been named the 2018 All-City Offensive Player of the Year in Division II by the CIF Los Angeles City Section. Bobadilla, a junior, led all of L.A.’s City Divisions in 2018 with 3,267 passing yards and 36 touchdowns. He also had 10 rushing […]

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