March 3, 2014 |
UCLA pitcher Cody Poteet on Monday was named the national player of the week by Collegiate Baseball. Poteet threw a two-hit shutout, striking out 13, in a 5-0 victory over Michigan on Sunday. He is 1-1 with a 2.81 earned-run average in three starts this season. The Bruins, the defending national champions, are 7-4 this season. ALSO: Pat LaFontaine's shuffling off from Buffalo causes ripples Lindsay Davenport earns honors - just another normal turn of events Angels strike out during first try of new instant-replay system
February 25, 2014 |
They arrested the wrong Cody Williams, and then kept him in jail for more than a month. The Clay County, Fla., Sheriff's Office punished a deputy Tuesday for the wrongful arrest of 18-year-old Cody Lee Williams, who didn't even share the same middle name as a man accused of having sex with a young girl. “Other than the name, there's no other similarities," Kris Nowicki, Cody Lee Williams' attorney, told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday. “Cody Williams had never met this girl and didn't know anything about her. " According to the Florida Times-Union , which first reported on the story, a girl younger than 12 told investigators that she had sex with an older boy named Cody Williams on Halloween in 2012.
January 12, 2014 |
No high school basketball team in Southern California has made a faster rise to prominence than Chatsworth Sierra Canyon, which starts three freshmen and has won 15 of its 17 games while building a resume that could leave the Trailblazers playing in the new Open Division for the playoffs come February. One of those young players is 6-foot-7 Cody Riley, who doesn't look or act like a freshman. Calm, cool and confident, Riley is part of a generation that grew up playing in big games on travel teams and seemingly made a seamless transition to high school basketball.
December 22, 2013 |
USC quarterback Cody Kessler, who passed for a Las Vegas Bowl record four touchdowns in the Trojans' 45-20 victory over Fresno State on Saturday, was named the game's most valuable player. Kessler completed 22 of 30 passes for 340 yards. He connected with Marqise Lee and Nelson Agholor for two touchdowns each. BOWL TIMELINE: Matchups, schedule and picks Kessler had one pass intercepted, and it was returned for a touchdown by Fresno State safety Derron Smith. USC cornerback Kevon Seymour made a team-best seven tackles and was named the defensive "outperformer" of the game.
December 21, 2013 |
LAS VEGAS -- Quarterback Cody Kessler was selected most valuable player after completing 22 of 30 passes for 344 yards and a Las Vegas Bowl-record four touchdowns in a 45-20 victory over Fresno State on Saturday. Kessler had one pass intercepted, and it was returned for a touchdown. BOWL TIMELINE: Matchups, schedule and picks "It was a great game today and it was 100% due to the offensive line," Kessler said, adding, "It is due to them and our receivers, who are freak athletes.
December 10, 2013 |
USC quarterback Cody Kessler and Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr both grew up and played high school football in Bakersfield. So the city located about two hours north of Los Angeles, and two hours south of Fresno, could be split when USC plays Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21. "People in Bakersfield are making it a big deal," Kessler said. "It's going to be fun. " Kessler, a third-year sophomore who attended Bakersfield Centennial High, and Carr, a fifth-year senior who played at Bakersfield Christian High, have worked out together and have been friends for about six years.