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June 28, 1997 | DANA HADDAD
Nick Weiss of Calabasas continued his unusually smooth transition from the 14-and-under division to under-16s Friday by advancing to the quarterfinals. The third-seeded Weiss beat No. 6 Trent Brendon of Victorville, 6-4, 6-2, to set up today's 1:30 match against No. 7 David Lingman. Weiss, 15, the 1996 boys' 14s champion, is not surprised at his success. "The way I'm playing, I expected it," he said. "I know I'm one of the best athletes out here. And that's a big part of tennis.
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April 25, 1997 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jason Weiss, the friendly assassin, went about his business in good-natured fashion. After his first-round bye, Pierce College's No. 1 singles player humbled Mixael Padilla of L.A. Trade Tech, 6-0, 6-1, in the second round of the community college championships at the Ojai Valley Tournament Thursday at Ventura College. Between points, Weiss talked to spectators. Between games, he stroked his five-year-old husky, Sasha, and made sure she had enough water.
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April 25, 1997 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jason Weiss, the friendly assassin, went about his business in good-natured fashion. After his first-round bye, Pierce College's No. 1 singles player humbled Mixael Padilla of L.A. Trade Tech, 6-0, 6-1, in the second round of the community college championships at the Ojai Valley Tournament Thursday at Ventura College. Between points, Weiss talked to spectators. Between games, he stroked his five-year-old husky, Sasha, and made sure she had enough water.
SPORTS
June 28, 1997 | DANA HADDAD
Nick Weiss of Calabasas continued his unusually smooth transition from the 14-and-under division to under-16s Friday by advancing to the quarterfinals. The third-seeded Weiss beat No. 6 Trent Brendon of Victorville, 6-4, 6-2, to set up today's 1:30 match against No. 7 David Lingman. Weiss, 15, the 1996 boys' 14s champion, is not surprised at his success. "The way I'm playing, I expected it," he said. "I know I'm one of the best athletes out here. And that's a big part of tennis.
SPORTS
June 29, 1994 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What a cruel trick Jason Weiss' health has played on him. A year ago, Weiss was overpowering opponents on the tennis court. Today, because of an unusual back injury, he can barely pick up a racket. The teen-ager who slammed his way to the final of the Southern California Sectional tournament and to a seventh-place finish in the national junior hard-court championships in singles last year with a powerful serve-and-volley attack walks stiffly and moves slowly--fighting off pain.
SPORTS
May 22, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Taft High boys' tennis team has forfeited a berth in next week's City Section 4-A Division final for using an ineligible player in the semifinal round. Top-seeded Taft (14-0) defeated Palisades, 16 1/2-13, in the semifinal round Monday, but used a player who did not attend classes that day, a violation. Freshman Jason Weiss played in a tournament in San Diego Monday morning and drove to Taft's afternoon match against Palisades.
SPORTS
August 8, 1991
Camarillo twins Mike and Bob Bryan qualified for Friday's semifinals of the 14-year-old doubles division at the National Hardcourt tennis championships in San Antonio, Tex. In singles play, Mike and Bob won their matches Wednesday to advance to today's quarterfinals. Mike, seeded 10th, defeated No. 7 Mark Urbaincyzk of Lake Mary, Fla., 6-1, 6-3. Bob, seeded 16th, beat Tarzana's Jason Weiss, 6-1, 6-4. Mike will meet San Jose's Ryan Wolters and Bob will play Mark Loughrin of Denver today.
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May 22, 1992 | STEVE ELLING, From Staff and Wire Reports
The Taft High boys' tennis team has forfeited a berth in next week's City Section 4-A Division final for using an ineligible player in a semifinal match. Top-seeded Taft (14-0) defeated Palisades, 16 1/2-13, in a semifinal Monday but used a player who did not attend classes that day. According to Taft Principal Ron Berz, student-athletes are required to attend two academic classes before participating in a weekday athletic event. "It's devastating," Berz said. "It's very, very disheartening.
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June 13, 1992 | KIRBY LEE
Rafael Huerta had the opportunity to set precedent, win or lose, at the City Section individual tennis finals Friday at the Racquet Centre of Universal City. Huerta, however, will go into the books as he preferred--the first City singles' champion from Chatsworth High. Huerta defeated Jason Weiss of Woodland Hills Taft, 7-5, 6-2, ending Weiss' bid to become the first freshman to win the title. "It put more pressure on me to be intense every point," Huerta said.
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June 29, 1994 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What a cruel trick Jason Weiss' health has played on him. A year ago, Weiss was overpowering opponents on the tennis court. Today, because of an unusual back injury, he can barely pick up a racket. The teen-ager who slammed his way to the final of the Southern California Sectional tournament and to a seventh-place finish in the national junior hard-court championships in singles last year with a powerful serve-and-volley attack walks stiffly and moves slowly--fighting off pain.
SPORTS
August 14, 1993
Kristine Quance of Northridge won the 400 individual medley Friday in the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Kobe, Japan. Quance posted a time of 4 minutes 39.25 seconds to edge U.S. teammate Allison Wagner (4:41.22). Quance's time is the fastest in the world this year, 0.30 faster than the winning time at the European Championships posted last week by Barcelona Olympic gold medalist Kristina Egerszegi of Hungary.
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August 12, 1993 | DANA HADDAD
Fifth-seeded Meilen Tu of Northridge defeated Marissa Catlin of Clearwater, Fla., Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Tennis Assn. national championships in girls' 18-and-under singles. Tu, 15, routed Catlin, 6-2, 6-1, at the Almaden Valley Athletic Club in San Jose, and was the lone winner among three area players who reached the round of 16. Ania Bleszynski of Thousand Oaks and Krissy Hamilton of Agoura lost in straight sets.
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