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December 16, 1987 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Of all the things that Jenny Evans does well on a volleyball court, and that's a lot, nothing grabs as much attention as her talent for ending a point with the crush of her hand. For three seasons at Newport Harbor High School, Evans, a senior, has been one of Orange County's top hitters, adept at scoring big points with a big thump. And yet, what has made her The Times' girls' volleyball player of the year is her ability to do everything right.
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November 2, 1990 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jenny Evans has had all kinds of brushes with greatness while playing volleyball. Take her high school career at Newport Harbor High in Newport Beach. The Sailors were 59-6 in her three seasons on the Newport Harbor varsity but never won a state championship. The success, and frustration, have continued at UCLA. The Bruins were a combined 64-4 the last two seasons and went into the NCAA semifinals ranked No. 1 both times, and lost.
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November 12, 1987
Jenny Evans of Newport Harbor High School was named the most valuable player of the Sea View League's Volleyball Coaches. Evans, a senior middle blocker, led the Sailors (17-0), the top seeded team in the Southern Section 5-A, to their second consecutive league championship.
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November 1, 1990 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jenny Evans has had all kinds of brushes with greatness while playing volleyball at Newport Harbor High School and UCLA. Take her high school career. The Sailors were 59-6 in her three years on the Newport Harbor varsity but never won a state championship. The success, and frustration, has continued at UCLA. The Bruins were 64-4 the past two seasons and entered the Final Four ranked No. 1 both times, only to lose in the semifinals.
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November 24, 1987 | Scott Howard-Cooper
Who wants to speak next? Charlie Brande, coach of the girls' volleyball team at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach and the Orange County Volleyball Club, is the topic, and everyone has an opinion on him, right? Some descriptions that have been applied to him: A winner. Overbearing. Enthusiastic. Too enthusiastic. One of the best coaches in developing talent. One of the worst coaches to play for. A coach who leads through respect. A coach who leads through fear.
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November 2, 1990 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jenny Evans has had all kinds of brushes with greatness while playing volleyball. Take her high school career at Newport Harbor High in Newport Beach. The Sailors were 59-6 in her three seasons on the Newport Harbor varsity but never won a state championship. The success, and frustration, have continued at UCLA. The Bruins were a combined 64-4 the last two seasons and went into the NCAA semifinals ranked No. 1 both times, and lost.
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November 14, 1987 | ANN KILLION, Times Staff Writer
Top-seeded Newport Harbor High School and second-seeded Corona del Mar will have a lot in common when they meet at 8:45 tonight in the Southern Section 5-A girls' volleyball final at Marina High school. The Sea View League teams already have met twice this season in league play, with Newport Harbor winning both matches--15-10, 8-15, 15-10, 8-15, 15-10 in the first match, and 15-8, 15-6, 15-3 in the second match.
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November 1, 1990 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jenny Evans has had all kinds of brushes with greatness while playing volleyball at Newport Harbor High School and UCLA. Take her high school career. The Sailors were 59-6 in her three years on the Newport Harbor varsity but never won a state championship. The success, and frustration, has continued at UCLA. The Bruins were 64-4 the past two seasons and entered the Final Four ranked No. 1 both times, only to lose in the semifinals.
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July 16, 1989 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Olympic Festival this week at Oklahoma City will provide different opportunities for the 75 or so Orange County athletes who will participate. For athletes such as 1988 Olympic shotputters Jim Doehring and Bonnie Dasse and Peter Campbell, a two-time Olympic water polo player, the Olympic Festival represents a chance to get together with friends--and rivals--while competing largely free of high stakes and pressure.
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January 9, 1988
Jenny Evans of Newport Harbor High School has been selected the 1987 player of the year by Volleyball Monthly. Evans, a senior, helped the Sailors win the Southern Section 5-A championship last season. Dawn Charroin (Marina), Bev Oden (Irvine) and Elaine Youngs (El Toro) were named to the first team. Sienna Curci (Newport Harbor), Cari Delson (Irvine), Laurie Jones (Huntington Beach) and Laurie Wooten (Corona del Mar) were named to the second team.
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December 16, 1987 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Of all the things that Jenny Evans does well on a volleyball court, and that's a lot, nothing grabs as much attention as her talent for ending a point with the crush of her hand. For three seasons at Newport Harbor High School, Evans, a senior, has been one of Orange County's top hitters, adept at scoring big points with a big thump. And yet, what has made her The Times' girls' volleyball player of the year is her ability to do everything right.
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November 24, 1987 | Scott Howard-Cooper
Who wants to speak next? Charlie Brande, coach of the girls' volleyball team at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach and the Orange County Volleyball Club, is the topic, and everyone has an opinion on him, right? Some descriptions that have been applied to him: A winner. Overbearing. Enthusiastic. Too enthusiastic. One of the best coaches in developing talent. One of the worst coaches to play for. A coach who leads through respect. A coach who leads through fear.
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November 14, 1987 | ANN KILLION, Times Staff Writer
Top-seeded Newport Harbor High School and second-seeded Corona del Mar will have a lot in common when they meet at 8:45 tonight in the Southern Section 5-A girls' volleyball final at Marina High school. The Sea View League teams already have met twice this season in league play, with Newport Harbor winning both matches--15-10, 8-15, 15-10, 8-15, 15-10 in the first match, and 15-8, 15-6, 15-3 in the second match.
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November 12, 1987
Jenny Evans of Newport Harbor High School was named the most valuable player of the Sea View League's Volleyball Coaches. Evans, a senior middle blocker, led the Sailors (17-0), the top seeded team in the Southern Section 5-A, to their second consecutive league championship.
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February 12, 1994
The U.S. women's national volleyball team will play China March 22 at the Bren Center, the U.S. Volleyball Assn. announced Friday. The match, scheduled to start at 7 p.m., is the last of a five-city tour. The U.S. team features former Orange County high school standouts Tammy Liley (Ocean View), Jenny Evans (Newport Harbor) and Elaine Youngs (El Toro). Tickets cost $10 and go on sale Monday at the Bren Center ticket office or by calling 714-856-5000.
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December 2, 1989
Natalie Williams had 20 kill spikes and 10 blocks, and Daiva Tomkus had 14 kills and 11 blocks as the UCLA women's volleyball team defeated Pepperdine, 9-15, 15-10, 15-6, 15-4, in the first round of the NCAA West Regional. The Bruins (28-2) advance to the second round against the winner of today's Oregon-Arizona match. Jenny Evans added 10 kills for the Bruins. Debbie Merandi had 10 kills and four blocks for unranked Pepperdine (20-10).
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