July 15, 1991 |
Jeff Evanshine of Placentia became the first American junior male to win a gold medal at the World Cycling Championships since Greg LeMond in 1979, winning a 77-mile race at Colorado Springs, Colo., in 3 hours 3 minutes 33 seconds.
June 17, 1992 |
Jeff Evanshine, the reigning junior world road race champion, was suspended from competition for three months by the U.S. Cycling Federation for failing to appear for a random drug test. The suspension, effective immediately, will keep the 18-year-old from Colorado Springs, Colo., from competing in Altoona, Pa., this week in the U.S. Cycling Olympic trials. He can appeal the suspension to the U.S. Olympic Committee through an independent arbitrator. Last summer, Evanshine became the first U.S.
May 17, 1996
The U.S. road and track teams will be selected after a series of time trials and road races. Road race schedule: Road race May 19, Seattle; time trial May 22, Martinsburg, W.Va.; road race May 26, Pittsburgh; time trial May 30, Concord, N.C.; road race June 2, Charlotte, N.C. County connections: Jeff Evanshine (El Dorado High and Cal State Fullerton), who, in 1991, became the first American male since Greg LeMond to win the world junior road race championship.
October 17, 1991
Defenseman Murray Duval will join the Gulls on assignment from the NHL New York Rangers, it was announced Wednesday. Duval, 21, was the Rangers' second choice in the 1988 entry draft. He played the past season in the Western Hockey League, scoring 47 goals and assisting on 66 others in 67 games. The Gulls have 25 players on their roster with the deletion of centers Jason LaFreniere and Rick Barkovich.
July 31, 1992 |
Since its inception in 1962, the Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix bicycle races have grown into one of the longest continuously held cycling events and largest one-day competitions in the country. And organizers want the event to grow even larger. When the 31st annual races begin at 7 a.m. Sunday at Live Oak Park in Manhattan Beach, ESPN will be on hand to tape the featured pro race, which starts at 1 p.m., for broadcast on Aug. 18.
April 12, 1996
Here's a look at some athletes with Orange County ties who have qualified for or are hoping to compete for the United States in the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Listed are athletes' hometown, current residence or school. BADMINTON Erika von Heiland Age: 30 Anaheim Von Heiland, who lost in the first round of singles in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, is hoping to get back in doubles with partner Linda French of Elmhurst, Ill.