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."
October 11, 1987
Bryan Dameworth and Deena Drossin of Agoura High each won their sixth consecutive cross-country race at the Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach Invitational on Saturday. Dameworth, a sophomore, clocked 15 minutes, 25 seconds over the three-mile course at Central Park in Huntington Beach. Abe Valdez's second-place finish (15:37) led Camarillo to the Division II team title. The Scorpions scored 54 points. Agoura (83) and Huntington Beach (105) placed second and third.
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
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).
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.
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 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.
September 17, 1987 |
A 17-year-old freshman cadet has died of an apparent heart attack, academy officials said Wednesday. They said that Cadet Victor Nigro of Walnut Creek, Calif., collapsed Tuesday during an intramural tennis match at the academy.