September 4, 1994
COACH: Hank Johnson, 20th year. 1993 RECORD: 5-3 in Southeastern Conference; 7-4 overall. OUTLOOK: The Bulldogs will be led by running back Isaac Hatley and defensive tackle Eboni Wilson. Jefferson faces the annual problem of fielding a small team. TOP RETURNING PLAYERS NAME SIZE POS. YR Isaac Hatley 5-8/160 RB Sr Eboni Wilson 6-3/245 DT/FB Sr Yesfi Olivo 5-11/230 OG/MLB Sr Stevie Williams 5-8/150 WR/CB Sr TOP NEWCOMERS NAME SIZE POS.
September 4, 1994
* Ranking, league and 1993 record Comment 1.Loyola, Del Rey: 8-4-0 Time to open trophy case 2.Dorsey, Pacific: 10-4-0 Always in the hunt 3.Bell Gardens, Almont: 9-3-1 Solid, if not spectacular 4.Jefferson, Eastern: 7-4-0 Ready to make stretch run 5.Garfield, Eastern: 11-2-0 Strong up front 6.Crenshaw, Pacific: 4-7-0 Burning rubber 7.Locke, Eastern: 5-2-1 A Sirr thing 8.Manual Arts, Metro: 4-7-1 Adds passing attack 9.Fremont, Eastern: 11-3-0 Moves up in class 10.
December 11, 1994
OFFENSE Name: Jeff Deno Jr.
February 1, 1995 |
Today is the start of the national signing period for football. This is a partial list of top local players who have declared their college choice. The list was compiled by prep editor Eric Shepard. Player School Pos. Ht. Wt.
December 25, 1994 |
It took a lot of hard work for the Bell High football team to win its first City Section title in the 3-A final Dec. 9. But Coach Henry Santiago said raising funds to purchase championship rings will be a much more difficult task. Santiago is seeking sponsors to purchase rings for 64 players at a cost of $150 each. "It's traditional to have a ring when you win a City championship, but about 80% of our players cannot afford it " Santiago said. "This is an enormous undertaking.
January 8, 1995 |
Jefferson High lost one of its most famous alumni when actor Woody Strode died in his sleep Dec. 31 at Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora. Strode was 80. The cause of death was unknown, but he had been found to have lung cancer, according to family members. The former UCLA football star, who also played for the Los Angeles Rams in the 1940s, grew up in Los Angeles near the Coliseum.