CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 11, 1995 |
An organization that has been accused by the state attorney general's office of illegal handling of bingo proceeds has agreed to stop conducting bingo games in the city after July. The City Council this week approved the agreement with Amateur Sports Training Facilities, which raises money for athletes and athletic groups.
July 23, 1991
Despite financial woes and deep cutbacks in its athletic department, San Diego State on Monday launched its 18th Division I sport when it named Roye Oliver as its wrestling coach. The wrestling program will not be funded by SDSU. Instead it will be underwritten by the Amateur Sports Training Centers. The school also announced Frederick R. Brown as women's golf coach. Brown's position is part time. He will continue his current job teaching at Madison High.
June 8, 1992 |
Eleven years ago, Bob Anderson had an inspiration. At first, it was only a reaction to the moment, but soon it blossomed into a grandiose scheme. Anderson, a silver-medal-winning freestyle wrestler in the 1979 Pan Am Games, was looking for a place where his son could hone his wrestling skills. Turned away by a full house at the San Clemente Boys Club, he decided to start his own team. Soon, he was envisioning a wrestling academy to rival anything in Eastern Europe.
May 13, 1993 |
Brooklyn Tilden High basketball Coach Eric Eisenberg offers some advice to UC Irvine Coach Rod Baker: Handle Kevin Simmons with care. Simmons, a 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward, signed a letter of intent with Irvine, although he still needs to pass his college entrance exams. Eisenberg coached Simmons during his senior year, his only season at Tilden, in which he capped a four-year prep career that included stops at three schools and a well-publicized transfer ruling in New York City.