September 19, 1996 |
A tight end at Bishop Amat and a walk-on at UCLA, improbable freshman Mark Verti has emerged as a fullback in goal-line situations and a member of the punting teams. Verdi, who had no scholarship offers and was bypassed even by Division I-AA St. Mary's and Portland State, had his first carry at any level against Northeast Louisiana. "I came here, figuring to play on the scout team and hoping to impress the coaches enough to get a scholarship," Verti said. "I never figured on this."
December 4, 2013 |
Former Lakewood Coach Vince Lobendahn confirmed he has accepted the position of football coach at Norwalk Glenn, which went 0-10 this season. Lobendahn has been a teacher at Glenn for 15 years but only coached there in 2004, when his freshman team went 9-1. "I love the school," he said. "These are my friends. " Lobendahn coached at Cerritos College this past season. His son, Toa, will be a freshman lineman at USC this fall. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
January 13, 1985 |
Point guard Tommy Amaker said this week he had thought about a rematch with Washington ever since the Huskies knocked Duke out of the second round of the NCAA West Regional last spring. The second-ranked Blue Devils avenged that two-point loss Saturday with a 71-59 victory, but they didn't talk about revenge after the game at Durham, N.C. All Amaker and leading scorer Johnny Dawkins, who finished with 19 points, could talk about was Washington's Detlef Schrempf.
June 30, 1990
Jason Perkins of USC, a former standout at Corona del Mar High School, has been named to Volleyball Monthly magazine's all-freshman team. Perkins, a 6-foot-4 middle blocker, started on the Trojans' NCAA championship team last season. His USC teammate, Bryan Ivie, was named player of the year.
September 5, 1986
Freshman outside hitter Sue Olszewski had seven kills and five aces Thursday to lead the UC Irvine women's volleyball team to a 15-12, 15-9, 15-2 victory over Temple University in a nonconference match played at Philadelphia. Dana Parker and Teresa Mergens each added six kills for the Anteaters (2-0).
May 9, 1991
Yvonne Ulrich has been named winner of the Harvey Mudd College Aerojet Scholarship. Ulrich, a freshman, will receive a $5,000 scholarship from Aerojet Electronics Systems Division, a subsidiary of GenCorp Inc. She plans to major in biology.
November 28, 1985
Santa Monica College landed four players on the 1985 All-Western State Conference football team: freshman defensive lineman David Ryan and sophomore linebacker Ron Banks and two other sophomores, offensive lineman Richard Mace and wide receiver Eddie Fletcher. Three SMC freshmen were second-team selections: running back Ken Williams, linebacker Todd Deeds and defensive back Randy Johnson.
November 11, 1989
Tailback Ike Lewis of Oklahoma and three other players were suspended for the rest of the football season for violating team rules, Coach Gary Gibbs said Friday. Also suspended were Fred McCline, a reserve defensive back; Reggie Finch, a redshirt running back, and Corey Mayfield, an injured linebacker.