July 12, 2000
Roger Hing of Fountain Valley and Jim Nelson of Irvine won their second-round singles matches Tuesday in the men's 65s division at the USTA National Hard Court Championships at the Lindborg Racquet Club in Huntington Beach. Hill defeated Rollie Odell of Orinda, 6-1, 6-4, and Nelson eliminated Ron Ryan of Jupiter, Fla., 6-4, 6-4. Advancing in men's 55s were Jerry Edgar of Mission Viejo, Michael Wolffe of Laguna Niguel, Terry Ehlers of San Clemente, and Daud Ahmed of Laguna Beach.
February 23, 1989 |
Fran Cummings, former Cal State Fullerton volleyball coach, has been named general manager of the Los Angeles Starlites, the women's professional volleyball team that plays its home games at the Bren Center. Cummings replaces Gary Coffey, who resigned Tuesday for personal reasons. Coffey will continue as general manager and coach of the International Ambassadors women's volleyball team, which plays an international schedule.
January 19, 1989 |
Jim Huffman, an assistant at Colorado State the past 3 years, has been named women's volleyball coach at Cal State Fullerton, replacing Fran Cummings, who was forced to resign Nov. 22 after posting an 84-216 record in 9 seasons. Huffman, 29, was at Colorado State while the Rams were 76-29 and ranked as high as fifth in the nation. A graduate of Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, who holds a master's degree from Iowa State, Huffman also has been an assistant at Lamoni and Iowa State.
November 24, 1998
Santiago Canyon College will field its first athletic teams next fall, according to its president, Dean Strenger. The Hawks will field men's and women's cross-country teams in the fall 1999 semester, followed by a men's golf team in the spring semester of 2000. Men's and women's soccer teams will debut in the fall of 2000. Santiago Canyon will compete in the Orange Empire Conference.
March 10, 2001
Newport Harbor junior Aaron Peirsol won the 100 backstroke Friday in USA Swimming's Southwest Conference Championships at Belmont Plaza in Long Beach. Peirsol's time was 48.47 seconds. His Irvine Novaquatics teammate, Irvine High freshman Diana MacManus, won the women's event in 55.63, edging Canyon senior Erin Volcan of UC Irvine's Aquazot Swim Club (56.33). Michael Cavic, a junior at Tustin who also swims with the Novaquatics, won the 100 butterfly in 47.
December 13, 1985
Two national champions will be among the 300 players competing in the 1985 Pacific Mutual Pro-Am Racquetball championships today through Sunday at Los Caballeros Racquet and Sports Club in Fountain Valley. The prizes will total more than $10,000, with proceeds to benefit the Arthritis Foundation.