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June 30, 1995 | JASON REID, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Other jobs are available for the Jerry McGees of the world. And easier ones too. Such observations seem especially appropriate as McGee, hired to lead the troubled Orange County Sports Assn. out of a financial morass, explains what he has gotten himself into. McGee doesn't have much to do except redirect, reorganize and revitalize an organization symbolic of the perceived sports apathy in Orange County. The organization's signature event--the Freedom Bowl--is in jeopardy of being discontinued.
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June 30, 1995 | JASON REID, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Other jobs are available for the Jerry McGees of the world. And easier ones too. Such observations seem especially appropriate as McGee, hired to lead the troubled Orange County Sports Assn. out of a financial morass, explains what he has gotten himself into. McGee doesn't have much to do except redirect, reorganize and revitalize an organization symbolic of the perceived sports apathy in Orange County. The organization's signature event--the Freedom Bowl--is in jeopardy of being discontinued.
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March 9, 1987 | JEANNINE STEIN, Times Staff Writer
Renee Mohrmann has never been on a safari and doesn't plan on taking one anytime soon. But that doesn't stop the 30-year-old Santa Monica pathologist from browsing through the racks of safari clothes at Banana Republic. "It's interesting," she said of the store's ersatz jungle interior. "I like the travel motif; it's an escape, an adventure, you might say."
SPORTS
July 13, 1995 | JASON REID
The uncertainty surrounding the future of the Freedom Bowl moved a step closer to ending Wednesday following the latest discussions between representatives of the NCAA and the Orange County Sports Assn., promoter of the beleaguered postseason football game. OCSA Executive Director Jerry McGee and NCAA Assistant Executive Director David Cawood agreed the sports association must decide no later than Aug. 1 if the game will be played.
SPORTS
July 14, 1995 | Associated Press
Jerry McGee, Bob Charles and Bob Zimmerman shot four-under-par 68s in the Senior Players Championship on Thursday, and almost half the 78-man field shot par or better in the opening round. Dave Stockton, who has won this event two of the last three years, predicted low scoring at the year's final senior major, and he was one of seven players one stroke off the lead. The 6,876-yard TPC of Michigan, a Jack Nicklaus-designed course, is regarded as one of the toughest the seniors play.
SPORTS
October 30, 1994 | Associated Press
Bob Murphy overcame a slow start but had three birdies over the final four holes Saturday to hold off Jerry McGee for a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Kaanapali Seniors Classic. Murphy, who shot a nine-under-par 62 on Friday, saw his four-stroke lead slowly erode as McGee, Jack Kiefer and Tom Wargo began blitzing the 6,590-yard Kaanapali North Course on the island of Maui. At different times, McGee moved within a stroke of Murphy, and Kiefer and Wargo were within two.
SPORTS
April 18, 1996 | PAUL McLEOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The organizer of the financially plagued Freedom Bowl is indefinitely suspending all planning for future games, it announced Wednesday. The Orange County Sports Assn., which had hoped to stage its 12th postseason college football game in December after not holding a game in 1995, decided to suspend planning based on the pending renovation of Anaheim Stadium. The Walt Disney Co.
SPORTS
November 7, 1987 | Reported by Charles Sifuentes
St. Francis 14, Alemany 6 KEY PLAYS Quarterback Bill Morris scored on a 1-yard run late in the third quarter to cap a 17-play drive and give St. Francis a 14-0 lead. . . . The drive, beginning with the second-half kickoff, consumed 10 minutes and 12 seconds. . . . Later in the same quarter, St. Francis was called for a pair of 15-yard penalties, giving Alemany a first and 10 on the St. Francis 26-yard-line. . . . Three plays later quarterback Joey Rosselli's pass was intercepted by St.
SPORTS
July 29, 1995 | JASON REID
Encouraged by recent meetings with potential title sponsors, organizers of the Big Orange Classic, formerly known as the Freedom Bowl, believe the postseason college football game can be salvaged for the upcoming season, a source familiar with the negotiations indicated Friday. Representatives of the the Orange County Sports Assn.
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