June 10, 2013 |
From the first day Jack Flaherty walked on the Harvard-Westlake High campus as a freshman two years ago, he was projected to be a baseball standout. He had the size, the work ethic and the cool, calm demeanor that signified star quality in his future. It all came together during his junior season. As a hitter, he batted .360 with two home runs and 13 stolen bases in 15 attempts. As a pitcher, he had a 13-0 record with an 0.63 earned-run average. He walked only 10 batters in 89 innings and struck out 112. In the Southern Section Division 1 championship game at Dodger Stadium, Flaherty drove in the game's only run and threw a shutout against Huntington Beach Marina.
September 27, 2013 |
The word is spreading about how good freshman quarterback Tyger Goslin of Westlake is going to be. Playing for Westlake's freshman team, Goslin's passing and running skills are causing people to predict he's going to be a standout at the varsity level. The 5-foot-11 Goslin fits in perfectly in the era of quarterbacks who can run and throw. "He's athletic as heck," Coach Jim Benkert said. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
October 31, 2012 |
Members of Kyle Anderson's family have been informed that the UCLA freshman point guard has been declared eligible to play by the NCAA, the Los Angeles Times learned Wednesday morning. Anderson's UCLA teammate Jordan Adams confirmed the news soon afterward, tweeting " They finally FREE'D my bro @ KyleAnderson5 from the NCAA ayyy lol" On Twitter, Anderson re-tweeted a report that cited this story by The Times, and he replied to others, congratulating him for being cleared by the NCAA. Anderson was being investigated for a relationship between his father, Kyle Sr., and NBA agent Thad Foucher, according to people with knowledge of the situation who are not authorized to speak publicly.
August 15, 1987
The Cal State Northridge women's swim team, which won the NCAA Division II national championship last season, has received commitments from seven athletes for next year. The men's team, which was third in the nation, has recruited 12 new members.
August 8, 2013 |
Gary Patterson, who helped build Texas Christian into a national college football power, had harsh words for Louisiana State Coach Les Miles after he reinstated top returning running back Jeremy Hill, who pleaded guilty to simple battery after punching a man outside a bar in Baton Rouge. Patterson levied his critical comments after Miles let the LSU team members vote on whether to reinstate Hill. Of course, the vote went Hill's way. Meanwhile, Patterson suspended his top defensive player, end Devonte Fields, for the season-opening game against the Tigers on Aug. 31 at Cowboys Stadium.
October 17, 1990 |
Arthur Hemingway Jr. is happy just to be around football again. Although he is confined to a golf cart or wheelchair, he still assists in the coaching of Rancho Buena Vista High School's football program in Vista. It's a good way to stay close to the game. But he remembers when his role was different. On Aug. 23, 1978, Hemingway's life was just were he wanted it to be. As an 18-year old freshman fullback in his first week of practice at USC, Hemingway was fulfilling a lifelong dream.
August 14, 1990 |
Tennessee's top basketball recruit did not meet requirements on his Scholastic Aptitude Test and will be ineligible as a freshman, according to published reports. The Knoxville Journal reported today that Norman Marbury, a 6-foot-3 guard from New York City, did not qualify for freshman eligibility under NCAA standards.
May 1, 1986
Jacqueline Carrasco, a freshman violin student, has won the first Nora Polsky Scholarship, a $3,500 award for her studies at UCLA, announced Robert H. Gray, dean of the College of Fine Arts. The scholarship allows her the exclusive use of an 18th-Century violin.
May 21, 1989
Missouri guard Anthony Peeler, one of the country's best freshman basketball players last season, was registered at a drug treatment center in Kansas City last week, the Kansas City Times reported.