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October 22, 1992 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ray Jackson had it all, but one day last summer he decided he needed to scale back. Jackson's life was becoming too unwieldy trying to juggle two sports at Mater Dei. When he told Mater Dei basketball Coach Gary McKnight that he wanted to concentrate on football, Jackson turned his back on one dream to embrace another.
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October 22, 1992 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ray Jackson had it all, but one day last summer he decided he needed to scale back. Jackson's life was becoming too unwieldy trying to juggle two sports at Mater Dei. When he told Mater Dei basketball Coach Gary McKnight that he wanted to concentrate on football, Jackson turned his back on one dream to embrace another.
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February 26, 1992
In another Division I-A game: Mater Dei 86, Riverside Arlington 39--Reggie Geary scored 17 points and had six rebounds and seven assists for the top-seeded Monarchs (28-1), who will play Compton Dominguez in the quarterfinals Friday. Ray Jackson added 13 points for Mater Dei, which led, 43-21, at the half. Mater Dei had only four turnovers in the game and forced Arlington into 22 turnovers. Jeff Meeks scored 11 points for Arlington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1985
A Jamul man involved in an assault on a racially mixed couple at the Dulzura Cafe was sentenced Thursday to the 96-day term he has already spent in jail. Billy Ray Jackson, 21, was placed on four years' probation by San Diego Superior Court Judge G. Dennis Adams, who ordered him not to contact the victims, Jamul residents Luther and Rita Moore.
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March 14, 1985 | Associated Press
Center Dave Hoppen made 13 of 16 free throws and scored 21 points Wednesday to lead Nebraska to a 79-66 victory over Canisius in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Nebraska forward Bill Jackman added 15 points, including seven in the final six minutes as the Cornhuskers outscored Canisius, 18-8. Harvey Marshall scored 14 points, Curtis Moore 11 and Brian Carr 10 for the Cornhuskers, who had lost nine of their last 11 games.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1994
From the African American who owned much of what is now the San Fernando Valley in the 1790s to the high school student who has devoted himself to keeping his peers out of gangs, people of African descent in the Valley have a long, proud history. In this special report, we look back at some of that history and--with the help of several voices from the present--turn to the future.
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April 17, 1993
The South team for the 34th Orange County North-South Prep All-Star football game was announced Friday. The South roster includes 36 players; Irvine had four players selected, one more than the per-school maximum. Jeff Brinkley of Newport Harbor will coach the team. The game will be played at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 9, at Orange Coast College. The South roster: Capistrano Valley--Tim Plewe, OL-DL; Blake Spence, TE. Century--Abel Perez, SS-TE. Corona del Mar--Tom Hess, DB-RB-WR.
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November 26, 1989 | From Associated Press
Scott Sisson's 35-yard field goal with 42 seconds left, his second from that distance in the final minutes, gave Georgia Tech a 13-12 victory over Boston College Saturday at Atlanta. Georgia Tech (6-4) assured itself its first winning season in four years with a rally that featured a 72-yard interception return by Ken Swilling for the game's only touchdown. Boston College (2-9) led most of the way as Brian Lowe kicked field goals of 43, 41, 37 and 46 yards.
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April 4, 1993 | DANNY ROBBINS
Michigan-Kentucky provided the first overtime at a Final Four since the 1989 championship game, which was won by Michigan over Seton Hall, 80-79. Saturday was the fourth anniversary of that game. Four of Michigan's last eight games--victories over Michigan State, Illinois, UCLA and Kentucky--have gone into overtime. "Hard on my heart," forward Ray Jackson said. "Hard on my body, too." Said teammate Rob Pelinka: "We just want to keep everybody tuned in to their TVs.
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December 10, 1991 | From Associated Press
All five of Michigan's heralded freshmen, led by Jalen Rose with 19 points, reached double figures as the 18th-ranked Wolverines beat Chicago State, 112-62, Monday night at Ann Arbor, Mich. Chris Webber had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Michigan (3-0). Juwan Howard added 12 points, and Jimmy King and Ray Jackson had 11 each. James Voskuil, a junior, had 17 for the Wolverines. No.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1991
I was among the thousands of citizens who took part in Operation Sparkle and worked side by side with police officers cleaning our neighborhood streets. How sad it was to pick up newspapers Monday morning and read articles attacking the police because a large pile of trash was left in a Pacoima neighborhood. Because this was the first time the Police Department sponsored such an event, they had no way of knowing exactly how many people would show up nor how many trash bins they would need.
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