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April 4, 1998 | PAUL McLEOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This trip to California has been much more exciting for Jenny Schmidgall than the last time she visited. That was several years ago, when the Minnesota teenager arrived in Orange County from Edina with her family for a mid-winter trip to Disneyland. During the stay she got food poisoning. This week, Schmidgall, who played forward for the gold medal-winning U.S. women's ice hockey team, has been a center of attention on and off the ice.
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April 4, 1998 | PAUL McLEOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This trip to California has been much more exciting for Jenny Schmidgall than the last time she visited. That was several years ago, when the Minnesota teenager arrived in Orange County from Edina with her family for a mid-winter trip to Disneyland. During the stay she got food poisoning. This week, Schmidgall, who played forward for the gold medal-winning U.S. women's ice hockey team, has been a center of attention on and off the ice.
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February 21, 1998
The college eligibility of Angela Ruggiero might be jeopardized if the gold-medal-winning USA women's team appears on the commemorative post-Olympic Wheaties Box, an NCAA official said. Ruggiero, a Simi Valley native, and USA teammate Jenny Schmidgall are Minnesota recruits. "Under the current rules, it wouldn't be allowed," NCAA director of member services Steve Mallonee said.
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February 24, 1998 | From Associated Press
Too much snow, not enough compelling stories and a less-than-stellar broadcast gave CBS the lowest-rated Winter Olympics in 30 years and probably is going to cost the network heavily. According to the preliminary numbers released by CBS on Monday, the network got a 16.2 rating and 26 share for its prime-time coverage, 42% behind the 27.8 and 42 from Lillehammer and 13% off the 18.7 rating and 29 share from Albertville. Nagano finished as the lowest-rated Olympics since 1968, when ABC got a 13.
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March 29, 1998 | PAUL McLEOD
Hoping to capitalize on excitement generated by the Olympic gold medal won by the U.S. women's ice hockey team in Nagano, USA Hockey will stage its 19th national championships for girls' and women's teams in Anaheim this week, the first time it has been held on the West Coast. The tournament begins Wednesday and concludes next Sunday at Disney Ice and nearby Glacial Garden Ice Arena. A total of 46 teams will compete for titles in five age-group categories, starting from 12 and younger.
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March 9, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge in Philadelphia ruled Monday that the NCAA may not use a minimum test score to eliminate student-athletes from eligibility to play college sports because the practice is unfair to blacks. District Judge Ronald L. Buckwalter cited the NCAA's research showing that the practice harmed black students' chances of being declared academically eligible. He said there were other methods available to reach the goal of higher graduation rates that would be fairer to blacks.
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October 21, 2001 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If anyone on the U.S. women's hockey team had a compelling reason to vote against traveling to Finland for the Four Nations Cup tournament next month, it's forward Jenny Potter. As the mother of a 9-month-old daughter, Potter couldn't have been faulted for wanting to remain close to her family in these troubled times. And she had seen at close range the tragic effects of the Sept.
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