January 30, 2005 |
With the hackneyed caravans comes the time for public judgment, conclusions drawn from a winter the elite spent correcting missteps through binge spending, the practice offset by the neglected franchises sweating out their longshot hunches.
October 23, 2000 |
Yankee third baseman Scott Brosius, a .254 career hitter with average power, always seems to turn it up a notch in the World Series. A look: *--* Year AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG 1998 17 3 8 0 0 2 6 .471 1999 16 2 6 1 0 0 1 .375 2000 6 1 2 0 0 1 2 .333 Totals 39 7 16 1 0 3 9 .410 *--* Note: The World Series record (minimum 50 at-bats) for highest batting average is .418, by Pepper Martin and Paul Molitor. Also, Brosius--a career .
February 16, 2000 |
Bill Scott did not hit a home run in every game he played last season for UCLA--it only seemed that way. Scott hit 28 homers and finished his sophomore year with homers in 10 consecutive game days. The streak carried over into this season when he hit home runs in the Bruins' first two games in Hawaii. "It couldn't last forever," said Scott, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound outfielder from Granada Hills.
October 2, 1999 |
They played with bloody noses, cut hands and sprained ankles. They hit and hit, then got back up and hit again. It was No. 1 vs. No. 2 in the game of the year in which more than 4,000 fans filled every bleacher seat and hundreds more stood mesmerized in both end zones. "It was awesome," lineman Fernando Arteaga of Alemany said. "I'm going to remember this for the rest of my life." In a game that lived up to the hype, No.
October 10, 1998 |
Great Scott! Great Clausen, great Atkins and great Montgomery, too, for that matter. Nobody could have predicted this. Alemany High had its offense running in overdrive Friday night, handing Canyon a 49-14 nonleague drubbing at Canyon High. It was the kind of offensive outburst that would be considered, well, offensive to any smash-mouth football believers.
December 12, 1997 |
Perhaps more than anyone, Myron Miller knows any hope Tustin has against Santa Margarita in Saturday's Southern Section Division V championship game at Cal State Fullerton will come down to his quarterback's ability to complete passes. Miller, a veteran coach whose teams have enjoyed great success running the ball in the wing-T offense, said senior Todd Scott will need to throw the ball when he isn't handing it off to talented running back DeShaun Foster.