April 25, 1991 |
All Gina Basile wanted was to set the record straight. So when the Alabama gymnast found out that a scoring error was the reason she tied for first place in the balance beam last week at the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, she tried to give up her share of the title. The NCAA wouldn't let her. "I understand the position of the NCAA, but I feel that I did what was right and what was in my heart," Basile said Wednesday.
September 9, 1992 |
Trakas, San Diego State's senior all-time scoring leader, might have cost himself his job when he missed field-goal attempts in the Aztecs' 31-31 tie against USC. Peter Holt, a freshman kicker from Antelope Valley High, was added to San Diego State's travel roster for Thursday night's game at Brigham Young. * Georgia defensive back Ralph Thompson has accused an unnamed official in the Alabama athletics department of offering him cash and a car to play for the Crimson Tide.
July 2, 1990 |
Mike Huyler has made plenty of moves in his three years with the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization, but each has been lateral, from one Class-A minor league team to another. Last week, Huyler, who attended Marina High School and Golden West College, finally started going in the right direction--up. He had started the season at shortstop for Salem (Virginia), the Pirates' Class-A team in the Carolina League.