March 13, 1994 |
The recent demise of the Common Ground Foundation's major sponsor has thrown the Watts-based dropout prevention program into a financial tailspin. Since 1991, Common Ground received about 85% of its funding from Cross Colours, the hip-hop denim clothing company. But the end of Threads 4 Life, the parent company of Cross Colours, has left Common Ground's founder searching for other funding.
June 26, 1994 |
So in love, so much in love . . . ." The sound system at Dejaiz is pumping All-4-One's silken remake out into the halls of the Fox Hills Mall, reeling in young African Americans in the mood for Hugo Boss and Guess? and Perry Ellis and Calvin Klein. At the back of the store, assistant manager Devin Smith is rummaging through a round-rack of marked-down T-shirts. "Two years ago kids were running in here saying, 'You got any Cross Colours?'
March 19, 1999 |
Golden State Athletic Conference men's teams are now 8-0 in the NAIA Division I men's basketball tournament at Tulsa, Okla., making the GSAC the first conference to send four teams to the quarterfinals. No GSAC teams play one another in today's round of eight, so an all-GSAC Final Four is a possibility. Jack Hartman's jumper with 33 seconds left in overtime gave No. 16-seeded Biola (29-7) a 57-55 victory over No. 1-seeded Incarnate Word of Texas (28-2) on Thursday.
January 18, 1998
Concordia limited Azusa Pacific to 18 points in the second half and upset the Cougars, 66-53, in a Golden State Athletic Conference women's basketball game Saturday at Concordia. Jaime Gast scored 21 points and Heather Carll added 16 points and 19 rebounds for Concordia (14-4, 2-0). Azusa Pacific is 10-7, 0-2. Kelly Speas had 13 points for the Cougars, ranked 25th in NAIA.
March 8, 1998 |
Southern California College played very well, but the Vanguards needed to be perfect to upset Azusa Pacific, the third-ranked team in the NAIA, in the semifinals of the Golden State Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament Saturday at Whittier College. Azusa Pacific woke up from a sluggish first half and opened the second half with a barrage of three-pointers to help spark the Cougars to a 93-85 victory.
March 20, 1999 |
Concordia's late-season run looked like it was going to continue for another game Friday until the Eagles collapsed in the second half and lost to Life College of Marietta, Ga., 83-67, in the quarterfinals of the NAIA men's basketball tournament. Concordia led by 16 at the half and was ahead, 63-53, with 12 minutes 24 seconds left, but the Eagles were outscored 30-4 the rest of the way. Concordia had reached the game by beating Columbia (Mo.