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July 16, 1995 | STEVE EMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's July 5, and in New London, Conn., Paul and Marilyn Skinner of Huntington Beach are among those jammed into Ocean Beach Park to watch the swimming finals in this international meet. After a year of intensive training and hours of tedious waiting, their 24-year-old daughter, Jenny, mounts the starting platform and begins her ritual of preparation for the 100-meter freestyle. The starting gun sounds, and Jenny Skinner is off.
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July 16, 1995 | STEVE EMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's July 5, and in New London, Conn., Paul and Marilyn Skinner of Huntington Beach are among those jammed into Ocean Beach Park to watch the swimming finals in this international meet. After a year of intensive training and hours of tedious waiting, their 24-year-old daughter, Jenny, mounts the starting platform and begins her ritual of preparation for the 100-meter freestyle. The starting gun sounds, and Jenny Skinner is off.
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July 16, 1995
In addition to swimmer Jenny Skinner of Huntington Beach, another Orange County athlete brought back a medal from this month's Special Olympics World Summer Games in Connecticut. Manuel Ramirez, 31, of Irvine, was a member of the California men's volleyball team, which won a bronze medal in competition. In all, 68 athletes traveled to the Games from California.
SPORTS
February 7, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Seattle Mariners and outfielder Jay Buhner have agreed on a $13-million, two-year contract extension. The $6.5 million-a-year extension covers the 1998 and 1999 seasons and has a club option for the 2000 season. Buhner is in the last year of a $15.5-million, three-year contract. Buhner set career highs in 1996 with 107 runs scored, 29 doubles, 44 home runs and 138 RBIs. "My family and I are extremely happy to be staying in Seattle," Buhner said.
NEWS
October 17, 2000 | PATT DIROLL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A buff "Pan" in green tights drew double-takes from a few little old ladies from Pasadena as they entered "The Enchanted Garden," last Sunday's 75th anniversary celebration for the Pasadena Playhouse. Staged on the sweeping lawns of Pasadena's largest estate, Ivy Wall, the home of Carlotta Busch Webster, the imaginative affair honored longtime Playhouse stalwarts, actress Shirley Knight, former playhouse board chairman Al Lowe, florist Jacob Maarse and the Playhouse's attorney, Chuck Wolfe.
SPORTS
February 7, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Baltimore Orioles said they will pay second baseman Roberto Alomar during his five-game suspension at the start of the season. The second baseman was given the suspension for spitting into the face of umpire John Hirschbeck during a game in Toronto on Sept. 26. Major league officials and the Major League Baseball Umpires Assn. discussed changes at their meetings earlier this week to make players' suspensions unpaid.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1997 | SCOTT MARTELLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheryl Carlton walked to the mirrored wall at the side of the 24 Hour Fitness gym, slipped into the seat of an exercise machine and began the tedious ritual of rowing to nowhere. Pull on the handlebar, push on the footrest, over and over again, like some topsy-turvy inchworm in a T-shirt. Ten minutes, no stopping. Sharp-toned rock music over the speakers and a dribble of sweat on the temple. But this is what you have to do when you're a cross-country skier training in the land of eternal summer.
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