February 1, 2008 |
Candice Wiggins added another special accomplishment to her Stanford career Thursday night: all-time leading scorer. Wiggins broke Kate Starbird's career school scoring record and finished with 18 points in 22 minutes, leading the seventh-ranked Cardinal past USC, 77-51, in a Pacific 10 Conference game at Palo Alto. Wiggins began the game needing 12 points to surpass Starbird's mark of 2,215, set from 1993 to 1997.
March 4, 2005 |
The temptation is great for a team in need to call on its best player to bounce back from injury and give it a lift. The need for a lift is just as great for the player, who is doing everything possible to get back on the court. But Coach Kathy Olivier said don't expect forward Noelle Quinn -- UCLA's best player before being sidelined because of a knee injury Jan. 16 -- to play this weekend in the Pacific 10 Conference tournament in San Jose.
July 26, 2007 |
Attention, athletes: The California Department of Child Support Services website has a handy-dandy calculator where you can input your income and other financial and personal details and receive an estimate of how much child support might be ordered by a judge. Our initial guess: The more than $30,000 a month celebrity gossip site TMZ.
January 27, 2001 |
A student production of South Pacific is drawing raves this week at Newbury Park High, but it's an ensemble cast a few yards away from the performing arts theater that continues to upstage everyone. The girls' basketball team continued its two-year run Friday night, routing Moorpark, 65-24, to extend its Marmonte League winning streak to 22 games. The Panthers (16-7, 8-0 in league play) have stars. They have depth. They have their second consecutive league title virtually wrapped up.
January 19, 2006 |
After the Indianapolis Colts lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend, Peyton Manning, after saying, "I'm trying to be a good teammate here," said his team had "protection problems." That prompted columnist David Thomas of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram to try to relate. He led off his Wednesday column with: "I'm trying to be a good teammate here. Let's just say we had some problems in editing. "Pretend I started a column by saying that. Actually, we don't have to pretend, because I just did.
February 4, 2005 |
Even when UCLA had a full roster, including its best player this season, Noelle Quinn, there were victories that felt more like survival than satisfaction. Thursday's Pacific 10 Conference contest against Washington turned out that way for the Bruins. After a slow first half, both teams fought to a near standstill before UCLA pulled out an 86-81 victory before 737 at Pauley Pavilion. Nikki Blue scored 18 of her game-high 23 points in the second half for UCLA (14-7 overall, 8-4 in the Pac 10).
February 4, 2003 |
*--* THE TIMES' RANKINGS MARTIN HENDERSON 'S GIRLS' BASKETBAL L RANKINGS AND COMMENTS: Rk Team (Rec.) Comment (last week's rank) 1 LYNWOOD (19-1, SS-Div. I-AA) More league bores, with Gahr and Downey playing the foils. (1) 2 NARBONNE (14-6, City-Div. I) Camille LeNoir averaged 21 in wins over San Pedro, Washington. (2) 3 L.B. POLY (19-2, SS-Div. I-AA) Win streak at 15 games, only two decided by fewer than 10 points. (3) 4 REDONDO (18-4, SS-Div.
April 20, 2004
*--* G Erika Arriaran, Norco 5-10 Jr. After taking a year off, Arriaran led Norco to its first section title game. Averaged 17.1 points on 43.1% shooting. Averaged 9.1 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 5.5 assists. G-F Brynn Cameron, Newbury Park 6-0 Sr. Team blossomed late behind USC-bound Cameron, whose prolific scoring took Panthers to Division III-AA title game. Averaged 23.5 points, 7.9 rebounds, 5.0 steals and 3.5 assists. G Amanda DeCoud, Riverside North 5-8 Sr.
January 3, 2009 |
MEN at Long Beach State 76, UC Santa Barbara 64: Casper Ware scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half in the Big West Conference opener for both schools. Long Beach State, 6-7 overall and 1-0 in the Big West, held multiple double-digit leads in the second half, but the Gauchos cut the lead to 68-61 on a three-pointer by James Powell with 1:29 remaining. The 49ers secured the victory by making eight of 10 free throws the rest of the way.
October 16, 2003 |
Alex Jurewitz is lending her newfound strength to the Rolling Hills Estates Peninsula girls' tennis team. Jurewitz has been working out once a week with Mark Hoffman, a strength and conditioning coach, since last December, and the Panthers are reaping the benefits. "I feel really good about this season," Jurewitz said. "I really wanted to be one of the main contributors this year and give the team someone they know they can count on." Jurewitz, the Panthers' No.