May 19, 2004 |
Gregg Guenther, who played football and basketball for USC the last three years, will probably play only basketball this season, Trojan football coaches said Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 Guenther finished last season as the starting tight end after Dominique Byrd suffered a season-ending knee injury. Guenther, who averaged 5.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 19 games last season as a forward-center for the basketball team, could not be reached for comment Tuesday.
February 16, 2003 |
Gregg Guenther was taken aback when reporters told the backup football tight end-turned-starting basketball power forward that he had recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 10 rebounds. "I did? I was worried about winning," said Guenther, who also had a career-best three steals, and two assists in 27 minutes during the Trojans' 86-59 loss at No. 1 Arizona. "I never even looked up at the scoreboard until late in the game.
June 5, 1999 |
Gregg Guenther, a 6-foot-8 football and basketball standout at Crespi High, has decided to transfer to Taft under open enrollment. Guenther, who will be a senior, is the most high-profiled athlete at the Encino campus. He is a defensive end and tight end being recruited by Washington and Notre Dame. He also was expected to start for a Celt basketball team considered co-favorite with Chaminade to win the Mission League next season.
December 31, 1998
Gregg Guenther, a 6-foot-7 junior center at Crespi High, has been cleared to begin working out after spending two months on the sideline because of a broken foot. Crespi coaches hope Guenther can play Jan. 11 in a Mission League game against Alemany. WATER POLO Stephanie Hammer of Valley College has been selected most valuable player and Wonmeen Jun has been picked coach of the year in the Western State Conference.
January 29, 2005 |
The insults were flowing like beer at a Delta house kegger. Arizona State's student section, armed with cheat sheets of background info on opposing players and seated behind the visiting team's bench, turned its attention to Gregg Guenther. "A moron, this one guy called me a moron," said the USC senior power forward. Said his mother Cheri, "They were saying, 'Guenther, you're a quitter ... you didn't get a ring. Get off the court.' I was boiling. It kind of brings tears to your eyes.
January 4, 2004 |
Gregg Guenther, less than 24 hours removed from winning the Rose Bowl and a probable share of a national championship with the USC football team, noticed something different the moment he walked into the Trojan basketball team's locker room Friday. Missing was that self-assurance that permeates the football team, the tight end-power forward said. "The basketball team," Guenther said, "is still not quite sure if it's a true confidence or if they're just talking themselves into it.