June 17, 1996 |
U.S. Olympic team member Kristine Quance is still amazed when strangers wish her luck and children ask her for her autograph. That was the scene Sunday after her victory in the 200-meter individual medley on the last day of the Swim Meet of Champions at Mission Viejo Aquatic Complex.
May 24, 1998 |
Karly Pipes-Neilsen soundly demonstrated to a meet of startled youngsters that age need not slow you down. Pipes-Neilsen, 36, won the 100-meter backstroke and finished third in the 100 butterfly Saturday in the second day of the Speedo Grand Challenge swim meet at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex in Irvine. On Friday, she won the 200 backstroke. Pipes-Neilsen, who swims for Cal State Bakersfield, finished the 100 backstroke in 1 minute 7.35 seconds.
July 26, 1998 |
A touch of flu kept Jennifer Parmenter out of the pool and home in bed Friday during the Janet Evans Invitational swim meet at USC. Yet, like a fish, Parmenter had to get back in the water. Parmenter, 17, a seven-time U.S. champion from Granada Hills, returned Saturday but placed a disappointing fifth in the women's 400-meter individual medley in the final day of the three-day meet at McDonald's Swim Stadium.
December 6, 1996
Amy Alcala made her final six shots as Baylor defeated UC Irvine, 68-46, Thursday night in a nonconference women's basketball game at UC Irvine. Alcala finished with 18 points and five steals. The Anteaters (2-2) led, 30-23, early in the second half, but Baylor, led by Alcala and Nicole Palmer, went on a 24-6 run to lead by 11 with 8:21 remaining. Palmer scored 16 points and had seven rebounds for Baylor (4-2). Leticia Oseguera scored 14 points and had seven rebounds for UC Irvine.
May 25, 1998 |
Before the 100-meter freestyle Sunday, Jason Lezak had more important things to worry about than racing Sabir Muhammad, one of the nation's top swimmers, at the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine. Such as whether he could keep up in the race. But Lezak shocked even himself on the final day of the meet, winning the race in 51.99 seconds at the Heritage Park Swim Complex. "I was really surprised at my time," Lezak said. "Sabir is a really good freestyler and I knew it would be a tough race.
July 22, 1999 |
What: "Goin' Deep" When: Sundays, 9 p.m., Fox Sports West This one-hour weekly magazine show that is televised nationally on Fox Sports Net and seen locally on Fox Sports West began its third season last Sunday, and the quality continues to improve. Because it is a weekly show, it is always topical. The host, Chris Myers, is one of best interviewers in the business, and the production staff headed by John Terenzio and H. Read Jackson is a good one. It's a combination that works well.