November 20, 1985 |
Stephen Thompson of Crenshaw, the City scoring champion last season with a 28.2 average, signed a letter of intent Tuesday night to play basketball next season for Syracuse, the second major guard the Orangemen have successfully recruited out of Los Angeles this month. "It had been one of my favorite schools for a long time," said Thompson, who also had Duke and Louisville under final consideration. "When I visited the school, I liked it a lot. I thought I could fit in there.
March 25, 1989 |
Rich Daly, Missouri's interim basketball coach, said the the key to beating Syracuse was containing forward Stephen Thompson. The Tigers did a good job on Thompson, but they were unable to contain Syracuse guard Sherman Douglas, who scored 27 points as the Orangemen defeated Missouri, 83-80, in a National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Midwest Regional semifinal game Friday night before 33,560 fans at the Metrodome. "We just got beat by a very good ball club," Daly said.
July 30, 1986 |
Three-time collegiate All-American Val Rosas of Buena Park scored the biggest victory of his career by winning the gold medal in archery at the U.S. Olympic Festival Tuesday. Rosas, who entered the final round in fourth place, upset two-time Olympic champion Darrell Pace and seven-time national titlist Rick McKinney. He shot a perfect 60 for six arrows to start the 30-meter portion and finished with 89 points.
August 24, 1989
Nevada Las Vegas recruit Larry Johnson scored 25 points and former Crenshaw High School star Stephen Thompson of Syracuse added 20 to lead the U.S. basketball team to a 126-93 victory over Brazil at the World University Games.
June 10, 1986
Thomas J. Farrell, executive vice president and business manager of USA Today, and Stephen L. Thompson, group president of Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing West, were elected to the board of Information International, Culver City.
April 13, 1986
Stephen Thompson of Crenshaw and Linda Broomfield of Fremont were named All-Central City basketball Players of the Year on The Times' boys' and girls' teams, respectively, Saturday morning at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Crenshaw's Willie West won his second straight Coach of the Year award, and Barbara Fiege of Belmont was named the top girls' coach.