The emotional toll of student athletes carrying on without sports

There will be no in-person learning this semester, which also means there will be no high school sports either. What kind of emotional toll will this be for student-athletes? And what if you were banking on an athletic scholarship to go to college?

Grad Standouts: Joe Matthews from Oaks Christian School with his powerful documentary

In any other year, they would be celebrated with pomp and circumstance, applauded, and cheered.  But this year because of social distancing, schools aren’t able to hold graduation ceremonies.  So Good Day LA is honoring graduating seniors from the ‘Class of Covid-19’ with a new segment called FOX 11’s Grad Standouts.  

Dr. Arthur C. Bartner is retiring after 50 years directing the USC Trojan Marching Band

In this podcast, we take a break from politics for a fascinating conversation with an iconic figure.  Dr. Arthur C. Bartner is retiring after 50 years directing the USC Trojan Marching Band.  He's transformed the band from a struggling group without an identity to an international institution. They've performed with some of the top stars all over the world.  In this conversation with Elex Michaelson, Dr. Bartner discusses how he first got the job.  He tells the story of how a performance with Diana Ross changed everything for him.  And his all-time favorite moment? Creating a four-time platinum record with Fleetwood Mac.  Dr. Bartner describes his directing style & what he plans to do next. 

Female football player remembers her late mom

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, sports teams often suit up with pink in play.That was the case at a high school in Chino where the mom of the team's female kicker was being remembered.

Glendale students stage walkout over canceled homecoming game

Dozens of Hoover High School students staged a walkout today as they demanded answers from the school district about why last week's homecoming football game was scrubbed -- the fourth game to be canceled since a massive brawl on the campus earlier this month.

School brawl in Glendale

Students and parents at a Glendale high school on edge after a huge fight breaks out between several groups of students.