April 11, 1987
Kevin Franklin of Woodland Hills Taft High School hit an 18-foot jumper with six seconds left to give the City a 107-106 win over the Southern Section in the fourth annual Southern California high school all-star basketball game Friday night at Cal State Dominguez Hills. J.D. Green of Fairfax led the City with 18 points.
April 3, 1987
The seventh annual Lions' high school all-star basketball games will be played tonight at Cal State Dominguez Hills, beginning with the girls' game at 6:30. The boys' North-South meeting is scheduled for 8:30. The North team includes David Whitmore of Playa del Rey St. Bernard, J.D. Green of Fairfax, City scoring champion Kevin Franklin of Woodland Hills Taft, and Danny Price and Trane Hunter of Santa Monica. Doug Gehr of Rolling Hills, Richard Holt of Carson, Ronnie Gipson of L.A.
December 10, 1986 |
Few people expected El Camino Real High to have much of a chance against Fairfax, which last week routed defending City champion Crenshaw. Few people expect any team to have much of a chance against the Lions. Ranked No. 8 in the nation by USA Today, Fairfax High lived up to its reputation, defeating El Camino Real, 103-48, on Tuesday in a Valley 4-A League game. Fairfax (5-0) was led by J.D. Green, a 6-8 forward who scored 28 points and had 11 rebounds. "J.D.
January 19, 1991 |
Cal State Fullerton reserve center Ron Caldwell was suspended from the team indefinitely because he has missed several practices in recent weeks, Coach John Sneed said Friday. The 6-foot-8 senior is Fullerton's fourth-leading scorer (9-point average) and rebounder (5.5). But his playing time has slipped considerably since he suffered a rib-cage injury in the Fresno State game Jan. 2. Caldwell said he was "puzzled" by his lack of playing time. Reserve forward J.D.
February 4, 1987
Fairfax High, the best team in the state, alternated its best three players--Sean Higgins (6-9), Chris Mills (6-7) and J. D. Green (6-7)--against Taft's Kevin Franklin last Friday. Although Taft lost, 74-63, Franklin (6-3 1/2) scored a season-high 41 points in, around and over the faces of the taller Lions. Franklin, who is shooting 62% this season, made 14 of 24 shots and 13 of 15 free throws. "It felt good," Franklin said, "especially coming against Sean, J.D. and Chris."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1986 |
Inmates used telephones at the Orange County Jail to make bomb threats, charge long-distance calls to the county and gain freedom for fellow inmates by impersonating corrections officials, a jail official testified in federal court. Such problems have been reduced, Sheriff's Sgt. J. D. Green testified, since the jail switched four years ago to restricted phones, from which only collect and credit card calls can be made.