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July 22, 1993 | GARY KLEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Josh Lakatos is a shooting star who figures to stay on the horizon for a while. Lakatos, 20, has set nine world records this year with his shotgun. The Pasadena native has won several World Cup shooting competitions and is the youngest member of the U.S. national team. Lakatos is gunning for a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He will compete this weekend in the U.S. Olympic Festival at San Antonio.
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July 22, 1993 | GARY KLEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Josh Lakatos is a shooting star who figures to stay on the horizon for a while. Lakatos, 20, has set nine world records this year with his shotgun. The Pasadena native has won several World Cup shooting competitions and is the youngest member of the U.S. national team. Lakatos is gunning for a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He will compete this weekend in the U.S. Olympic Festival at San Antonio.
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SPORTS
November 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Joseph Gonzales of Cerritos, John Rumsby of La Crescenta, Sandra Utasy of Los Angeles and Josh Lakatos of Pasadena have been named to the 1992-93 U.S. Shooting team's developmental squad.
SPORTS
May 8, 1993 | PETE THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You would have to know Josh Lakatos to understand why he would try cramming his 6-foot, 170-pound frame into a micro-midget race car almost immediately after returning from a shooting competition in Seoul. Lakatos, after all, is an Olympic prospect and a good one, having recently returned from a gold-medal performance with his shotgun, winning the trap competition in the Seoul World Cup.
SPORTS
May 8, 1993 | PETE THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You would have to know Josh Lakatos to understand why he would try cramming his 6-foot, 170-pound frame into a micro-midget race car almost immediately after returning from a shooting competition in Seoul. Lakatos, after all, is an Olympic prospect and a good one, having recently returned from a gold-medal performance with his shotgun, winning the trap competition in the Seoul World Cup.
SPORTS
November 9, 1991
U.S. trapshooters won two world titles at the World Moving Target Championships in Perth, Australia. Jay Waldron of Tacoma, Wash., Bret Erickson of Bennington, Neb., and Rick Chordash of Fishkill, N.Y., led the men's trap team to victory. Lance Bade of Ridgefield, Wash., Josh Lakatos of Pasadena and Rocco Bara of Wampum, Pa., led the junior men's team.
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July 22, 1996
Michael Diamond gave Australia its first medal in Olympic shooting since 1900, winning the championship in trap. Diamond, a liquor-store clerk, came within one shot of a perfect score--hitting an Olympic-record 149 of 150 targets through six rounds--to beat Americans Josh Lakatos of Pasadena and Lance Bade of Ridgefield, Wash. Lakatos won the silver in a shoot-off after he and Bade finished tied for second with scores of 147.
SPORTS
July 2, 2000 | From Associated Press
Daryl Szarenski and Bill Demarest secured spots on the U.S. Olympic shooting team Saturday in the free pistol competition at Atlanta. Szarenski won the USA Shooting National Championships and Demarest, of Mission Viejo, finished fourth to take the top two spots in combined scoring with the spring trial at Fort Benning, Ga. Todd Graves and Michael Schmidt will make up the men's skeet team. Graves finished second in this event, and Schmidt was fourth. Scott Schroeder won the national title.
SPORTS
June 25, 2000 | From Associated Press
Eight-time U.S. champion Melvin Douglas, who took seventh at the Atlanta Olympics, was the only Olympic wrestler to make the U.S. team Saturday in the championship rounds of the U.S. trials at Dallas. Douglas, 36, of Mesa, Ariz., scored a 10-0 technical fall over the U.S. Army's Dominic Black, who sprained his left knee during the match and defaulted. Another member of the 1996 Olympic team still has a chance to advance. Les Gutches, the U.S. 187.
SPORTS
November 28, 2003 | Tony Solorzano, Special to the Times
Michael Lewis and Dave Steele closed out the 2003 United States Auto Club racing season Thursday night at Irwindale Speedway in front of 4,990 fans, as Lewis won the 40-lap Sprint Car feature and Steele won the 100-lap Midget feature at the 63rd running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix. "We were good all week, and the car stayed good all night," said Steele, who also won the 2001 race. "It's not often that you get a car working as good like that."
SPORTS
November 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Joseph Gonzales of Cerritos, John Rumsby of La Crescenta, Sandra Utasy of Los Angeles and Josh Lakatos of Pasadena have been named to the 1992-93 U.S. Shooting team's developmental squad.
SPORTS
March 28, 2004 | Tony Solorzano
Bobby East came within a second of winning $50,000 as he and Thomas Meseraull split the USAC Mopar Twin 25s 'Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway in front of about 5,500 fans. "I really hated to keep him [East] from the win, but we needed this," Meseraull said. "We had a bad set of tires in the first race, but the second set were perfect." Despite the absence of veteran USAC driver J.J.
SPORTS
June 16, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
James Hunt, who won the Formula One world championship in 1976, died of a heart attack early Tuesday morning at his London home. He was 45. Hunt was as well known for his temperament as for his driving ability. He raced for six years in Formula One, earning 10 victories and 14 pole positions in 92 starts. His 1976 triumph came after Niki Lauda was injured in a fiery crash midway through the season.
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