November 20, 1999 |
More than four years have passed, but Ronney Jenkins still finds himself answering questions about "that night." Most inquiries are prefaced in disbelief. You rushed for 619 yards? In one game? Jenkins, a junior running back for Northern Arizona, responds the same way he did the night he pulled off the unheard-of accomplishment--with a shy shrug. "It just happened," Jenkins said. It's still hard to believe. On Nov.
September 18, 1998 |
His speech is sprinkled with giggles and chuckles, for Terrance Petty is one happy camper. It makes no difference to Petty, a two-year starter at linebacker for Northern Arizona, that he was moved to weak side after playing strong side last year. All the former standout at Ventura and Moorpark colleges wants is to be in the lineup. "I just like to play," Petty said. "Sometimes I get to play all three [linebacking] positions.
February 1, 1997 |
The Cal State Northridge men's basketball team is markedly improved with a respectable 4-3 record in its first season in the Big Sky Conference. But the Matadors are far from claiming the circuit's top turnaround. Northern Arizona, which plays at Northridge tonight at 7, is the most improved Division I team in the nation. The Lumberjacks, 14-3, 7-0 in conference play, were 6-20 last season.
September 28, 1996 |
As Cal State Northridge prepared for its first rematch with Northern Arizona since the Lumberjacks' record-setting 68-7 thrashing of the Matadors a year ago, Chad Marsalek was asked what it feels like to lose a football game by 61 points. "It makes you sick," the senior running back said. "I don't know how else to describe it." This from receiver Tim Hilton: "Embarrassed." From safety Doug Varner: "Crushed." And linebacker James Woods: "Disgraced." You get the idea.
January 4, 1994
Los Alamitos quarterback Mike Good has made an oral commitment to attend Northern Arizona, his father, Fred, said Monday. Good, a second-team Times' All-Orange County selection, picked Northern Arizona, a Division I-AA school, over Idaho State, Nevada, Nevada Las Vegas and Colorado State. Good, a 6-foot, 185-pound senior, led the Griffins to their third consecutive Southern Section championship and passed for more than 2,900 yards and 35 touchdowns.
August 14, 1993 |
A few snapshots from the travels of Deitre Collins through some of the world's tourist hot spots during her years as an international volleyball standout. . . . Click Here she is, fresh off the plane, wearing a lei on her way to collegiate stardom at Hawaii. Click Look at her dive and dig that thunderous spike by the Chinese outside hitter at the Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988.