April 21, 1995
Long Beach State begins the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation playoffs at 2 p.m. Sunday at UC Santa Barbara's Robertson gym. The 49ers (18-8, 12-7 in the MPSF) are ranked sixth nationally by the American Volleyball Coaches Assn. and Volleyball Magazine. They finished third in the Pacific Division. Santa Barbara (17-8, 14-5), fifth in the polls, was second in the Mountain Division. In the regular-season meeting March 9, the Gauchos defeated the 49ers, 14-16, 15-10, 15-6, 8-15, 15-12.
April 30, 1986 |
"The Iceman Cometh" and "La Cage aux Folles" have taken top honors in the 1986 Helen Hayes Awards at the National Theatre. In presentations made Monday night, "Iceman" won the award for the outstanding production bound for New York, while Jason Robards, who starred in the production, received the honor for outstanding lead actor and Barnard Hughes was selected best supporting performer in a touring production. "La Cage" was selected as best touring production.
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July 18, 1991 |
Air Force Col. John Leighton Robertson was a man of many talents, said his wife of 15 years. He was a capable mountain climber, loved the challenge of skiing the most ruggedslopes and was just as determined on water skis. It is that look of concentration and determination that Barbara Robertson had seen so many times that convinced her that her husband, missing in action in Vietnam since 1966, is still alive. "His expression, his hairline, how he holds his head. . .
June 30, 2001 |
Having returned from the Sydney Olympics without a medal, U.S. gymnasts know they can't wait a year or two to rebuild their confidence and sharpen their skills. That process will take a major step forward today, at the GymJam Men's National Qualifier at UC Santa Barbara's Robertson Gym. The top all-around and event qualifiers will advance to the U.S. championships in Philadelphia, Aug. 8-11. From there, the top performers will qualify for the world championships in Ghent, Belgium, Oct. 28-Nov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1991
Against the backdrop of improving relations between Vietnam and the United States, some old wounds within the families of missing American servicemen refuse to heal. Coming to terms with even the certain knowledge of a loved one's death is difficult enough. How much more trying it must be for the families of three servicemen who, having been told their men are dead, now believe that a photograph given last year to the U.S. State Department shows them alive.