July 19, 1998 |
For 15 years, union organizers have struggled with the nonunion Superior Super Warehouse chain of eight big discount food stores, all in Los Angeles-area minority communities. That's the out-front version of what's going on--the union's attempt to sign up the chain's 1,500 employees. But behind that protracted fight lies a mano a mano battle between two strong personalities that has found its way to the state Capitol.
May 26, 1994
In a Southern Section Division I softball playoff game that was continued from Tuesday, Stefanie Christoferson scored on a single by Jennifer Gamberdella in the 24th inning to give visiting San Marcos High a 2-1 victory over Agoura. The Chargers (17-9) scored with two out in the bottom of the seventh on a delayed steal of home by Elyse Frank on a two-strike count to force the extra innings. Darkness forced a postponement after the 19th inning.
May 21, 1999 |
Brian Sinay, a junior at Irvine University High, shot a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday at Canyon Country Club in Palm Springs, winning the Southern Section individual golf title for the second time in three years and breaking the section record of 66 set by Tiger Woods. "I just felt I couldn't miss a shot," said Sinay, who three-putted his last hole for his only bogey. "I thought I could birdie every hole."
August 20, 1999 |
Youth triumphed over experience in Thursday's two rounds of match play of the U.S. Amateur Championship, with two 17-year-olds and six college students reaching the quarterfinals. No player older than 22 survived the third round. In the most dramatic match of the day, James Oh of Lakewood made a 10-foot birdie putt on the fifth extra hole to defeat Bryce Molder and complete the quarterfinal pairings. Oh, 17, trailed by two holes on the 15th.
October 1, 2004 |
Tiger Woods looked as if he should have withdrawn Thursday because of a bad back. He played as if he was capable of winning the American Express Championship for a third consecutive time. Wincing on every shot and sometimes letting out a yelp at impact, Woods shot a four-under-par 68 at Mount Juliet in Thomastown, Ireland, that left him in a large group two shots behind British Open champion Todd Hamilton.