November 28, 1992 |
Increasing numbers of Washington football players reportedly have been carrying guns in recent years, some saying they need them for protection. "A lot of people on the team have guns. They just don't have them on campus," said Tommie Smith, a strong safety from Antelope Valley High of Lancaster, Calif. "They let their (off-campus) friends keep them when they don't need them."
December 11, 1986 |
Millikan, Paramount and Poly have 17 of the 23 players on The Times' All-South Coast team. Millikan's seven honorees are offensive linemen Pat Smith and Craig Baker, all-purpose player Bob Crane, defensive linemen Colin Boyd and Ron Singleton, linebacker Raoul Spears and defensive back Charlie Williams. Five players from Paramount's San Gabriel Valley League champions made the team, led by quarterback Kojuan Williams, who completed 59% of his passes and threw for 20 touchdowns.
May 7, 1993 |
Drug charges against former University of Washington football player Danianke Smith and three others were dismissed Thursday after a judge said prosecutors had failed to share the chief informant's bizarre tale of revenge with the defense. King County Superior Court Judge Joan DuBuque granted a defense motion for dismissal of the charges against Smith, a reserve linebacker from Long Beach who was a senior on last year's Washington team.
December 11, 1986 |
The proof that you don't have to be big to be an all-star was at Paramount High School this season. "We were the smallest team on the field in just about every game," Coach Ken Sutch said. "But we were quick and tough." The toughness, he said, came from long hours of weight training. The Pirates won the San Gabriel Valley League championship by defeating Lynwood, 22-13. Lynwood had gone 35 games in the league without a loss.
December 1, 1992 |
The 1992 Rose Bowl game between Michigan and Washington featured the Heisman Trophy winner, the Outland Trophy winner and a national champion. The 1993 game features, well, No. 7 Michigan and No. 10 Washington. About a month or so ago, such a matchup looked pretty appealing, but that was before the Huskies lost the No.
October 9, 1986 |
NICKNAMES: According to the initial edition of California Football Magazine, the most popular nickname of all football-playing high schools in California is Eagles (36), followed by Warriors (33), Vikings (28), Panthers (28), Tigers (28) and Spartans (27). The publication lists the Monsoons of Mayfair HS and the Tarbabes of Compton HS as two of the more unusual nicknames in the state.