May 5, 2001 |
Two Pepperdine-bound high players, Jennifer Lacy of Agoura High and Crystal McCutcheon of Antelope Valley, will lead the Southern Section against the City in the Battle of the Valley all-star girls' basketball game next Saturday at Cal State Northridge. The girls' game will begin at 5 p.m., with the boys' game at 7 p.m. The Southern Section girls' team, coached by Eric Olsson of Saugus, features three players from Harvard-Westlake--Karina Siam, Nyasha Braylock and Chantal Kazay.
January 3, 2006 |
As the person ultimately responsible for making sure the Rose Bowl field is as close as possible to perfect, turf superintendent Will Schnell wants to bring Texas players to their knees. He'd like to see USC players kneeling too. Because the highest praise Schnell and his staff can receive is when the Rose Bowl participants need to check to see if the grass is real. This is the one place in Los Angeles where "It looks fake" is a compliment. "We shoot for the pool-table effect," Schnell said.
April 2, 2006 |
In February, Morning Briefing reported that two brothers each got a hole in one on the same 147-yard, par-three hole at a country club in Singapore. What happened at the recent Frank Lima Memorial Golf Classic on the No. 2 course at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena might be more impressive. Andy Chong and Robert Lusetich, playing two groups apart, both holed out with their drivers on the 280-yard, par-four 14th hole.
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January 20, 1993 |
Phillip Robertson jumped up and down in little circles, waving his arms in the air. "It's stopped raining!" he shouted over and over from the walkway of the Arroyo Seco Golf Course in South Pasadena. "We can play golf!" For Roberts, an 18-year-old student at Pasadena City College, and thousands of others similarly addicted in Southern California, the long, painful withdrawal was finally over Tuesday.
August 18, 1994 |
Former Muir High running back Saladin McCullough will play for Pasadena City College in the fall. McCullough signed a letter of intent to enroll at USC after gaining 2,142 yards and scoring 36 touchdowns in his senior season in 1992. But the prep All-American was never admitted to USC because his Scholastic Aptitude Test score of about 1,200 was challenged by the Educational Testing Service, the Princeton, N.J. group that oversees the test.
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December 27, 1994 |
In case a huge parade and football game is not enough Tournament of Roses saturation for you, a week of Rose Bowl-related family activities will be offered beginning today. For $1 per person per location, or $2 per person for two or more locations, enthusiasts can see the Rose Parade floats being decorated. They can also, for another $2, see the Rose Bowl stadium before the big game, decked out in the colors of the two Rose Bowl teams, Penn State and the University of Oregon.
March 13, 1998
Jeff Toon pounded down a season-high 28 kills despite a pulled stomach muscle and Kennedy High defeated Monroe, 18-16, 12-15, 15-11, 9-15, 15-12, in a boys' volleyball nonconference match Thursday at Kennedy. Toon had six kills in the fifth game for Kennedy (3-0). Monroe fell to 0-2. In other boys' volleyball matches: Granada Hills d. Venice, 15-10, 15-4, 15-11--Mike Aleman had 11 kills for Granada Hills (3-0) in a nonconference match at Venice. Saugus d.
December 11, 1998
Friday 11: SPECTATOR SPORTS * HORSE RACING: Hollywood Park, thoroughbreds, first post 12:30 p.m.; Los Alamitos, Quarter horses, first post, 6:20 p.m. * WOMEN'S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: NCAA tournament, Mountain Regional final, Long Beach State-Illinois winner vs. Texas-Stanford winner, at Long Beach Pyramid, 7:30 p.m. * HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: City Section playoffs, championship, Banning vs. Taft, Coliseum, 8 p.m.; Division championship, Chatsworth vs. Reseda, Coliseum, 5 p.m.
January 14, 1993 |
Mark Massey, who guided the Cal State Los Angeles women's volleyball team to a No. 4 ranking in the final NCAA Division II poll, was named 1992 Asics/Volleyball Monthly Coach of the Year. Massey, who completed his fourth season with the Golden Eagles, led his team to a 25-10 record after finishing 9-19 in 1991. "Last year's team was a fairly young team, as was this year's," said Massey, who came to Cal State L.A. from Northeastern University.