February 14, 2001
Biola 80, Hope International 45--Host Biola (20-5, 10-5) shot 69% from the floor in the second half to outscore the Royals, 49-23. Abiodun Medupin had 19 points, making nine of 13 shots and Nate Strong made seven of his 12 shots and finished with 15 points for the Eagles. Axel Margaritha led Hope International (10-19, 2-13) with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Westmont 75, Vanguard 61--Visiting Vanguard (7-19, 3-12) trailed by only one at halftime, but was outscored, 45-32, in the second half.
April 25, 1989
Former Cal State Chico football star Steven Crittenden was convicted by an Auburn jury of torturing and murdering a prominent Chico couple while robbing them. Crittenden showed no emotion as the jurors found him guilty in the deaths of Dr. William Chiapella, 68, and his wife, Katherine, 67, who were bound, gagged, stabbed and beaten in their home in January, 1987. Crittenden, 20, faces a possible death sentence because he was convicted of three special circumstances, including multiple murders, torture and murder in the commission of a robbery.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 2012 |
SACRAMENTO — The executive officer of the California State Athletic Commission has resigned, two weeks after being censured for mishandling the finances of the agency that regulates boxing and mixed martial arts in the state, officials said Tuesday. Executive Officer George Dodd notified the board that he would step down effective July 31. His agency has been in turmoil for overspending its budget and is facing a state audit. Last month, the commission censured Dodd "for not adequately informing the commission about the insolvency of the Athletic Commission fund.
August 18, 2010 |
4:52 p.m.: Antonio Margarito's camp was disappointed by the California State Athletic Commission's decision to not re-issue a license to the boxer. "We're very disappointed in the decision," Margarito attorney Daniel Petrocelli said. Margarito promoter Bob Arum said his office will file an application to gain a license in Texas on Thursday morning. Greg Sirb of the national Assn. Of Boxing Commissions said Margarito is free to apply in any other state to fight later this year, and will likely be viewed in a more favorable light elsewhere because he has followed the ABC request to first return to California before trying to get licensed elsewhere.
April 30, 1990 |
Dutch Baughman, former head of the athletic departments at Furman and Virginia Tech, was named athletic director at Oregon State today. Baughman, 41, succeeds Lynn Snyder, whose contract was not renewed. Baughman had been senior associate athletic director at Oregon State since October. He is also former associate commissioner of the Southwest Athletic Conference. Baughman said one of his biggest jobs will be dealing with the athletic department's $2.5-million deficit.
June 23, 2002 |
Swimming world-record holder Aaron Peirsol of Newport Harbor High and three-sport standout Julie Pitts of North Torrance have been chosen the boys' and girls' athletes of the year in the state by CalHi Sports. Peirsol, who swam in the 2000 Olympic Games, set a short-course world record in the 200 backstroke this spring, helped set a world record in the 400-meter medley relay and led Newport Harbor to the Southern Section Division I title with two individual titles and two relay victories.