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February 9, 1998 |
During its 13-year history, the American Heart Assn.'s annual Heart Run and Walk has never experienced rain. Thanks to good timing Sunday, the event again took place in favorable weather through the streets of Woodland Hills before overcast skies and rain moved into the Valley.
March 29, 2001 |
The old man of junior college track, Brian Spangenberg, is not slowing down. Spangenberg, 36, set a College of the Canyons record of 31:48.4 in winning the 10,000 meters at the Santa Barbara Relays on Saturday. He improved on the record 32:01 he ran last year. Spangenberg enrolled at Canyons in 1999 after discovering the school had a business- and computer-related curriculum that would help him in his job with a medical supply company in Northridge. The Cougars also set a school record of 41.
November 21, 1999 |
Glendale College fell short in its bid to win a second consecutive men's title in the junior college cross-country state championships at Fairbanks Park in San Luis Obispo on Saturday. The Vaqueros had 109 points to finish third behind Orange Coast (100) and Mt. San Antonio (108). San Diego Mesa, which won the Southern California championships on Nov. 5, was fourth with 111 points. "I'm a little disappointed," Glendale Coach Eddie Lopez said.
November 19, 1999 |
Glendale College is a 220-mile drive from San Luis Obispo, but the Vaqueros will feel right at home when the state junior college men's cross-country championships are held at Fairbanks Park on Saturday. That's because Glendale won the Western State Conference title at Fairbanks last year and was victorious on the same course in the Cuesta Invitational on Oct. 15. "We think it's like a home course to us," Glendale Coach Eddie Lopez said. "We've run there enough that we know it really well."
November 19, 2000 |
The Glendale College men's cross-country team extended its string of top-three finishes in the state junior college championships at Woodward Park on Saturday, but the Vaqueros fell short of their goal. Glendale was trying to win its third men's championship in six years, but the Vaqueros finished third for the second consecutive year. San Diego Mesa won with 58 points to cap an undefeated season and claim its first state title since 1964. Mt.
September 18, 1999 |
Glendale College came within a point of making a clean sweep of the men's and women's races in the first Western State Conference cross-country meet of the season at College of the Canyons on Friday. Glendale, led by individual winner Eduardo Diaz, defeated runner-up Bakersfield, 27-69, in the men's meet while the Vaquero women, paced by first place Kim Lorimer, tied Bakersfield, 68-68. Most ties in cross-country are broken by determining which team has a higher-finishing No.