February 3, 1996 |
A woman took a little girl to the roof of a 22-story office building in Phoenix, where they jumped to their deaths. The woman, who appeared to be in her early 30s, "scammed her way in and said she wanted to show her daughter the city," Police Sgt. Mike Torres said. The names of the victims and their relationship were not immediately available. Authorities said some identification was found at the scene, and they believe the two are from the Phoenix area.
October 12, 1991 |
Canyon 34, Long Beach Millikan 19--Canyon scored 13 points in the final 12 seconds to secure the win at Millikan. Cowboy lineman Calvin McNeal recovered teammate Mike Torres' fumble in the end zone to put Canyon ahead, 28-19, with 12 seconds remaining. Torres had carried the ball 11 yards before fumbling at the Millikan one-yard line. Canyon (3-1-1) scored again on the game's final play when Andy Cleland picked off a Scott Allen pass and returned it 20 yards for a touchdown as time expired.
January 5, 1985
Pierce College made 20 of 23 free throws Friday night on the way to a 64-60 non-league win over visiting College of the Canyons. THe Brahmas, 7-9, got 16 points from Mike Torres including a steal and dunk with one minute left to put Pierce ahead by one. Roosevelt Faulkner added a three-point play to stretch the lead to four. Free throw shooting make the difference from then on. Kelly Huston, who had nine points and seven rebounds, was 5 of 5 and Faulkner made 6 of 7 for the night.
February 7, 1985
Still caught in a three-way tie for third place in the Metropolitan Conference, the Santa Monica College men's basketball team will play Pierce at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pierce and Los Angeles City at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Santa Monica. The Corsairs (11-12, 4-4) are tied with Los Angeles City (13-12, 4-4) and Pasadena (10-12, 4-4) behind El Camino (23-1, 8-0) and Long Beach (20-5, 7-1). Bakersfield is in sixth place, followed by Harbor and Pierce.
May 5, 2005 |
The Serra League picture, so clear a week ago, became muddied Wednesday when visiting Santa Ana Mater Dei, ranked No. 13 in the Southland by The Times, defeated No. 10 Santa Margarita, 10-2. The victory moved the Monarchs (18-8, 7-4) within reach of Santa Margarita (15-8, 6-3). Mater Dei can clinch no worse than a share of the league title with a victory Friday night over the visiting Eagles, who have lost four in a row.
May 31, 1995
Top-seeded Fountain Valley scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 2-1 victory against Fontana in a Southern Section Division I semifinal Tuesday at Blair Field in Long Beach. The Barons (25-3), the defending Division I champions, will play La Puente Bishop Amat, a 9-3 winner against Chino Hills Ayala, for the title on Saturday at Anaheim Stadium. Joey Rozek walked to lead off the seventh and went to second on a wild pitch.