John W. Davis, LB Press-Telegram

John W. Davis

LB Press-Telegram

Long Beach, CA, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Press-Telegram Girls Athlete of the Week: Jaushylynn Ruffin, Lynwood

Senior forward Jaushylynn Ruffin has been named the Press-Telegram Girls Athlete of the Week after leading the Lynwood girls basketball to the Gateway League championship on Feb. 2. → Read More

Azurá Stevens excited for expanded role with new-look Sparks

The versatile 6-foot-6 forward/center, who has averaged 9 points and 4.4 rebounds through her first five WNBA seasons, is eager to work on her consistency and become a more vocal leader. → Read More

After playoff heartbreak, Tyrone Riley and St. Pius X-St. Matthias boys basketball ready for run at title

St. Pius X-St. Matthias earned the No. 1 seed in the CIF-SS Division 3AA playoffs, and the team is determined to bring home CIF-SS and CIF State championships. → Read More

Press-Telegram boys basketball Top 10 rankings before CIF playoffs begin, Feb. 6

St. Pius X-St. Matthias and Lynwood are No. 1 seeds in the CIF Southern Section playoffs, which begin this week. → Read More

Basketball playoffs: Long Beach Jordan, Lynwood, St. Pius X-St. Matthias lead the way into CIF-SS postseason

The CIF Southern Section boys and girls basketball playoff pairings were released Sunday. Check out where the Press-Telegram area teams are playing in wildcard and first-round matchups. → Read More

Wilson girls water polo leads Long Beach teams into CIF-SS playoffs

Los Alamitos, Wilson, Millikan, Long Beach Poly and Cabrillo are five of the ten local teams that made the 2023 CIF Southern Section girls water polo playoffs. → Read More

Sparks sign Azurá Stevens, introduce Stephanie Talbot as team’s new 3-point sharpshooter

The Sparks front office believes they added another versatile player to their roster when they signed former WNBA Champion Azurá Stevens on Friday. → Read More

Lynwood girls basketball rallies to beats rival Paramount to win Gateway League title

Lynwood girls basketball overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Gateway League rival Paramount in the league’s championship game on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. → Read More

Downey boys basketball coach Larry Shelton retiring after 35 years, excited about last CIF playoff run

Shelton is retiring at the end of the season as Downey’s coach, but first he wants to see how his team fares in the CIF-SS playoffs. With its experienced senior class, it could go far in the … → Read More

WNBA free agency: Sparks focus on 3-point shooting, lose two key players

Sparks re-sign Lexie Brown and add Stephanie Talbot, but Brittney Sykes and Kristi Toliver leave for Washington; Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike have yet to sign. → Read More

St. John Bosco football celebrates Signing Day; photos and list for Press-Telegram area

St. John Bosco, Long Beach Poly and Millikan each had multiple student-athletes sign letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 1, to play college football next year. → Read More

Press-Telegram girls basketball Top 10 rankings, Jan. 31

Paramount girls basketball and Lynwood are vying for the No. 1 spot in this week’s Press-Telegram Girls Basketball Top 10 rankings. The two teams will play on Thursday, Feb. 2, in a game that… → Read More

Press-Telegram Boys Athlete of the Week: Keon Young, Wilson

The Wilson senior is the Press-Telegram Boys Athlete of the Week after averaging nearly 40 points per game last week. → Read More

Press-Telegram Girls Athlete of the Week: Destiny Moreno, Millikan

The Millikan senior is the Press-Telegram Girls Athlete of the Week after winning her fourth consecutive individual Moore League title. → Read More

Press-Telegram boys basketball Top 10 rankings, Jan. 30

St. John Bosco and St. Pius X-St. Matthias are vying for the No. 1 spot in this week’s Press-Telegram boys basketball Top 10 rankings. → Read More

Jordan boys basketball runs past Wilson to win first Moore League title since 2009

The Jordan boys basketball team made history by winning the school’s first Moore League Championship since 2009 with a blowout win against Wilson High on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. → Read More

Millikan, Long Beach Poly girls wrestling teams go 1-2 at Moore League Finals

Millikan and Long Beach Poly combined to win 12 out of 14 individual championships at the Moore League Finals on Thursday, Jan. 26. → Read More

Moore League boys basketball rankings: Long Beach Jordan one win away from outright Moore League title

The Jordan boys basketball team is one win away from winning its first outright Moore League title in more than a decade. → Read More

St. John Bosco basketball defeats rival Mater Dei by overcoming 21-point halftime deficit

The Braves overcame a 21-point deficit at halftime and stormed back in the second half to beat the Monarchs for a sweep of their two league games this season. → Read More

Millikan girls soccer nearly clinches Moore League title with draw against Long Beach Poly

The Millikan girls soccer team is one win or draw after from winning the Moore League championship. → Read More