December 16, 1989 |
Former Kennedy High standout Mike Pringle, who capped a vagabond collegiate career this season by leading the nation in all-purpose running, was named to the North squad for the Blue-Gray All-Star Football Classic, organizers announced Friday. Pringle, of Cal State Fullerton, rushed for 1,727 yards, amassed 714 yards on kickoff returns and added 249 more on passes to average 244.5 yards a game. He equaled the NCAA single-game rushing record by gaining 357 yards Nov.
November 26, 2000
Montreal running back Mike Pringle, formerly of Kennedy High and Cal State Fullerton, finished second to Calgary quarterback Dave Dickenson in the balloting for most valuable player of the Canadian Football League. Pringle, the MVP in 1995 and '98 and an all-league selection this season, led the CFL with 1,778 yards rushing. He helped Montreal to its first Grey Cup appearance in 21 years. The Alouettes play today at McMahon Stadium in Calgary against British Columbia.
November 18, 1995
Running back Mike Pringle, from Kennedy High, Thursday was named most outstanding player in the Canadian Football League. Pringle, who led the CFL in rushing for the second year in a row, helped the Baltimore Stallions to a 15-3 record and the Southern Division title. One year after he broke the CFL rushing record by gaining 1,972 yards, Pringle gained 1,791 yards and scored 13 touchdowns. He also ended the four-year run of Calgary quarterback Doug Flutie as the CFL's top player.
November 29, 1989
Cal State Fullerton's three record-setting offensive players--running back Mike Pringle, quarterback Dan Speltz and receiver Rocky Palamara--shared the Titans' most valuable offensive back award, presented at the Fullerton football banquet Tuesday night. Other players voted most valuable by teammates were Reggie Redding (offensive lineman), Russ Oleyer (defensive back), John Bavaro (defensive lineman) and Todd Baird (special teams).
October 3, 1989 |
Mike Pringle had the winning numbers Saturday, including the one on the back of his jersey. Pringle's 213 all-purpose yards in Cal State Fullerton's 34-20 victory over Nevada Las Vegas boosted him back to first in the nation in all-purpose yardage, even though his average dropped five yards to 234.8. But his numbers really came up later on--in the California Lottery.
February 5, 1992 |
Babe Laufenberg, a former Crespi High and Pierce College quarterback who has been dropped from rosters nine times by five NFL teams, has found opportunity knocking again. The Ohio Glory made Laufenberg its first choice in Tuesday's World League of American Football draft, the second overall selection. "We feel it's very important to get someone with experience to build our team around," said Larry Little, the expansion team's coach.
April 20, 1990 |
A Cal State Fullerton football player was shot by an off-duty police officer Thursday during a brawl outside a bar that resulted in the arrest of two other Titan players, including star running back Mike Pringle. Clarence Siler, a 6-foot-4, 240-pound defensive end from Daytona Beach, Fla., was shot in the right shoulder and was in fair condition at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
February 5, 1992 |
Mike Pringle, Cal State Fullerton's No. 2 all-time leading rusher, was chosen by the Sacramento Surge Tuesday in the second round of the World League of American Football draft. "I'm glad Sacramento chose me because I love playing in California," said Pringle, the 13th overall selection and the first running back selected. Pringle's NFL career has been limited to two games with the Falcons. Atlanta released him Aug. 26 in the final cut before the start of the regular season.
October 4, 1989 |
Mike Pringle had the winning numbers Saturday, including the one on the back of his jersey. Pringle's 213 all-purpose yards in Cal State Fullerton's 34-20 victory over Nevada Las Vegas moved him back to first in the nation in that category, although his per-game average dropped five yards to 234.8. But his numbers really came up later--in the California Lottery.
May 5, 1994 |
Watching Elvis trying to swoon Ann-Margret poolside proved inspiring for designer Luis Pulido. No, he didn't run out to Vegas, or even pick up a guitar. But the mind behind Gypsys & Thieves did come up with a version of his own. The terry cloth top (below), detailed in black or brown, is dubbed the Elvis Pool shirt ($56). Just care for it like a regular towel. "They laugh at first," says Pulido about store buyers, "but the more progressive stores pick it up."