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May 22, 1988
The Los Angeles Starlites won the Major League Volleyball championship Saturday night by defeating the San Jose Golddiggers,15-7, 15-8, 15-10, at Minneapolis. This is the second straight championship in the Los Angeles professional team's two-year history. The Starlites also beat San Jose in last year's title match. The Starlites finished the season with a record of 19-5, while the runner-up Golddiggers ended at 13-11.
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March 21, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Owners of the six teams of Major League Volleyball voted to suspend operation of the women's professional league, a month into its third season, it was announced Monday. Robert Batinovich, league chairman, said Monday that the league will suspend operations after Saturday's all-star game in San Jose. The remaining six weeks of the regular season were canceled.
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SPORTS
February 25, 1989
Former University of Hawaii volleyball All-American Anna Vorwerk has received a work visa to play for the Los Angeles Starlites, general manager Fran Cummings said Friday. Vorwerk, a native of Sweden, was the first player selected in the Major League Volleyball college draft. She was a member of Sweden's national team. Vorwerk, a 6-foot middle blocker, will be in uniform for the Starlites' match against the New York Liberties Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at UC Irvine's Bren Center.
SPORTS
February 25, 1989
Former University of Hawaii volleyball All-American Anna Vorwerk has received a work visa to play for the Los Angeles Starlites, general manager Fran Cummings said Friday. Vorwerk, a native of Sweden, was the first player selected in the Major League Volleyball college draft. She was a member of Sweden's national team. Vorwerk, a 6-foot middle blocker, will be in uniform for the Starlites' match against the New York Liberties Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at UC Irvine's Bren Center.
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February 17, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Today's brain teaser in crisis management: the Los Angeles Starlites. The Starlites are entering their third year and in that time they've managed to be everything that is good and bad in Major League Volleyball, the fledgling women's professional league. They've won all the championships the league has held, two, and have been, by all accounts, the worst-run franchise. "I don't think you could have run a team any worse if you tried," said Al Gasparian, Starlites coach.
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March 21, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Owners of the six teams of Major League Volleyball voted to suspend operation of the women's professional league, a month into its third season, it was announced Monday. Robert Batinovich, league chairman, said Monday that the league will suspend operations after Saturday's all-star game in San Jose. The remaining six weeks of the regular season were canceled.
SPORTS
February 23, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Fran Cummings, former Cal State Fullerton volleyball coach, has been named general manager of the Los Angeles Starlites, the women's professional volleyball team that plays its home games at the Bren Center. Cummings replaces Gary Coffey, who resigned Tuesday for personal reasons. Coffey will continue as general manager and coach of the International Ambassadors women's volleyball team, which plays an international schedule.
SPORTS
February 23, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Fran Cummings, former Cal State Fullerton volleyball coach, has been named general manager of the Los Angeles Starlites, the women's professional volleyball team that plays its home games at the Bren Center. Cummings replaces Gary Coffey, who resigned Tuesday for personal reasons. Coffey will continue as general manager and coach of the International Ambassadors women's volleyball team, which plays an international schedule.
SPORTS
February 17, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Today's brain teaser in crisis management: the Los Angeles Starlites. The Starlites are entering their third year and in that time they've managed to be everything that is good and bad in Major League Volleyball, the fledgling women's professional league. They've won all the championships the league has held, two, and have been, by all accounts, the worst-run franchise. "I don't think you could have run a team any worse if you tried," said Al Gasparian, Starlites coach.
SPORTS
May 22, 1988
The Los Angeles Starlites won the Major League Volleyball championship Saturday night by defeating the San Jose Golddiggers,15-7, 15-8, 15-10, at Minneapolis. This is the second straight championship in the Los Angeles professional team's two-year history. The Starlites also beat San Jose in last year's title match. The Starlites finished the season with a record of 19-5, while the runner-up Golddiggers ended at 13-11.
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