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November 6, 1998 |
The speech and debate team at Orange Coast College has reason to celebrate after winning its third consecutive tournament championship over the weekend. The OCC Pirates captured the team title, competing against 14 two- and four-year schools, with 106 points at the Lancer-Watson Invitational Tournament at Pasadena City College. Mount San Antonio College finished second with 73.
January 31, 2002
Shrine Football Returns to North-South Format The Shrine All-Star Classic football game will return to a format matching the top players from Southern California against their counterparts from Northern California. The game is scheduled for July 13 at Mount San Antonio College. John Monger of Chino High has been chosen to coach the South team. For the last seven years, the game featured top high school players from California against the best players from Texas.
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April 21, 1985
Two young men were in critical condition Saturday after being struck by bullets fired from a passing car in Pomona. The two, and a third companion who was not injured, were fired upon as they rode a pickup truck home from a college dance. In critical condition with head wounds at Pomona Valley Community Hospital were Hai Doan, 21, and Bang Dang, 19, both believed to be from the Ontario area. A companion, Hoa Bui, 18, was not injured. Sgt.
July 29, 1998
KLOS-FM (95.5) and KABC-TV Channel 7 are sponsoring a blood drive Aug. 6, 7 and 8. Donors will receive commemorative T-shirts and can choose a free Greek Theatre concert ticket for either the Steve Miller Band on Aug. 20; Grand Funk Railroad on Aug. 21; Buddy Guy & Johnny Lang on Aug. 22; or Joe Cocker on Sept. 25. Donors must be at least 17, weigh at least 100 pounds and be in good health. Donations will be taken at the following locations: the Claremont Inn in Claremont; KLOS Funzone (Aug.
September 21, 1986
The Cal State Northridge men's cross-country team, led by the individual victory of Dave Walsh, finished fourth Saturday at the UC Riverside Invitational. Walsh, a sophomore transfer from Ventura College, broke away from former Crespi standout Ray Cook at the 2 1/2-mile mark to win. His 24:19.3 effort was the second fastest clocking on the five-mile course. Cook holds the course record at 24:08.3.
April 10, 1986 |
Moorpark College's Rene Hembree, competing in her first heptathlon, placed second on Wednesday in the Southern California Heptathlon Final at Mount San Antonio College. The freshman from Simi Valley scored 3,986 points in the two-day event, 531 behind winner Cheri Slater. Hembree won the long jump at 16-6 3/4 on Wednesday and trailed Slater by 93 points.
May 18, 2012 |
The Southern Section track and field championships will be held Saturday at Mount San Antonio College, with field events beginning at 10:30 a.m. and running events at 1 p.m. Sprinter Khalfani Muhammad of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, the second-place finisher in the state 100 and 200 last year, will be trying to win his first section title in the Division 3 100 and 200. There are lots of standouts in the boys' and girls' ranks, including Gardena...
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October 20, 1998
The Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles, the group charged with distributing funds to Southern California youth sports from the 1984 Olympic surplus, has made new quarterly grants and program assistance totaling $1,223,268. The largest new grant went to L.A.'s BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow) to continue after-school sports programs at 24 elementary schools.
February 11, 1987
Lloyd Daniels, a basketball player whose talents have been compared to those of Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, has been arrested in Las Vegas on drug charges. Daniels, 19, was among 60 people arrested during an undercover drug operation, police said. Daniels, who had enrolled at UNLV this semester in hopes of becoming eligible to join the basketball team next season, was freed on $1,500 bond.
October 31, 2002 |
No. 1 singles player Christine Dao has returned to the Granada Hills girls' tennis team after a 12-3 vote last week by teammates allowed her to return to the team in midseason after she decided to skip the season to concentrate on schoolwork. Dao, a junior ranked No. 39 in the U.S. Tennis Assn. girls' 18 division, has played for Granada Hills (11-0, 8-0) in the Highlanders' last three matches and makes the Highlanders a City Section title contender.