September 25, 1998 |
Alex Holmes was en route to the end zone with a defender draped on his shoulder pads when a loud groan came from the top row of bleachers. "Please tell me he's not going to be back for his senior year," said Jon Mack, football coach at St. Bonaventure High. "He's done enough damage already." Mack was one of several coaches scouting the Sept. 12 game at Harvard-Westlake.
December 6, 1996 |
Avery O'Neal and Greg Avila of Kennedy High were denied athletic eligibility Thursday by the City Section Rules Committee. Avila, a soccer player who transferred to Kennedy from Chaminade for financial reasons, was denied a request of a waiver to Rule 214 regarding transfer eligibility. O'Neal requested a waiver of Rule 202, which mandates that students have eight consecutive semesters of eligibility once they start ninth grade.
February 12, 1996 |
A report by Inglewood High to the California Interscholastic Federation's Southern Section that apparently had closed an investigation into the athletic eligibility of standout basketball player Jason Hart has raised further questions about the issue. The report, submitted last month by Inglewood Principal Kenneth Crowe, indicated that Hart lives in the Inglewood High attendance area and is properly enrolled at the school.
May 8, 1994 |
Students who transfer high schools under the state's new open-enrollment law received a reprieve concerning athletic eligibility Saturday. After voting down two proposals on the matter Friday, the California Interscholastic Federation Council reversed itself a day later by deciding to grant immediate eligibility to open enrollment transfer students. The new rule takes effect beginning with the 1994-95 school year and includes several provisions.
October 1, 1992 |
A hearing to determine the varsity eligibility of cross-country runners Carrie and James Garritson at Buena Park will be held Oct. 14 in Cerritos, according to Dean Crowley, Southern Section associate commissioner. The Garritsons transferred to Buena Park from Sunny Hills after James, a senior, continued to be threatened by alleged gang members at the Fullerton High School. The problems date to 1989 when James was a freshman at Sunny Hills.
June 1, 1992 |
In response to the United Nations Security Council's call Saturday for sanctions against Serbian-led Yugoslavia because of its aggression against the former republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, tennis and soccer federations imposed bans Sunday against the country. Officials from the International Tennis Federation announced that Yugoslavia will not be allowed to compete in team competitions, including the Davis and Federation cups, while the U.N. sanctions are in place.