March 21, 1998 |
Paul Cormier resigned as Fairfield's coach to accept the newly created position of associate athletic director. "After several discussions with administration, it was decided that a change was necessary," said Cormier, who posted an 86-111 record in seven years as coach of the Stags. His team was 12-15 this season. * Another Fresno State player was in trouble just days after the arrests of two Bulldogs accused of robbing and beating up an acquaintance.
March 19, 1999 |
Concordia, attempting to become the first team not seeded in the top 30 to advance to the semifinals of the 62-year-old NAIA Division I men's basketball tournament, rolled up another upset Thursday to vault into tonight's quarterfinals. Junior point guard Josh Giles hit eight of 15 shots from the floor, including three of six three-pointers, and finished with 23 points as the Eagles continued a string of late-season upsets by defeating Columbia (Mo.), 68-53.
March 20, 1999 |
After going 8-0 in the first two rounds, the Golden State Athletic Conference suffered its first two losses in the NAIA Division I men's basketball tournament Friday at Tulsa, Okla. But it is one day away from possibly being the only conference represented in Monday's final. All-American T.J. Walker turned in a huge game for seventh-seeded Azusa Pacific, the tournament's highest remaining seeded team.
January 10, 1992 |
Model Christy Turlington and actor Woody Harrelson did a good deed for fashion without knowing it. They helped Elizabeth Minetree launch an accessories business. It began last spring when fashion stylist Minetree designed silky Jacquard vests with unusual buttons for the waiters at Piazza Rodeo cafe. Turlington and Harrelson liked them so much they wanted one. So did a lot of other people. Finally, a waiter suggested he and Minetree go into the vest-making business full time.
March 5, 1998 |
With El Nino looming, the inaugural Sun West tournament will try to squeeze in its 93 games with 26 teams over a 19-day period. The round-robin tournament begins Monday and continues through March 27 at El Camino Park. Chapman is hosting the tournament, which will also feature three-time NCAA Division III champion Central (Iowa), Pacific Lutheran (Wash.), the fifth-ranked team in the NAIA preseason poll, and Azusa Pacific, ranked 10th in the NAIA. Games will be played between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
January 14, 1998 |
Southern California College took a slow start to the extreme Tuesday. SCC missed its first nine shots, shot 21% from the field in the first half, and found itself facing a 21-point halftime deficit against the seventh-ranked team in the NAIA, Azusa Pacific. Although SCC cut a 24-point deficit to four in the second half, Azusa Pacific, closed it out, 75-62, in a Golden State Athletic Conference men's basketball opener Tuesday at SCC.
February 11, 1998
UC Irvine's Leticia Oseguera tied a career high with 20 rebounds as the Anteaters defeated Cal State Fullerton, 74-67, in a Big West Conference women's basketball game Tuesday at UC Irvine. Oseguera, who is 13th in the nation in rebounding, also scored 23 points, making 10 of 17 shots from the field. Megan Stafford had 18 points and a season-high 12 assists and Nikole Payton scored 16 points, including 12 on three-pointers, for UC Irvine (12-9, 7-3).
April 17, 1992 |
New York fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi is going Hollywood. His press director, Nina Santisi, says he will play a fashion designer in a new movie, "The Concierge," by director Barry Sonnenfeld. There'll be a fashion show in the film, probably set in the SoHo loft where Mizrahi presented his fall line just last week. This won't be the designer's Hollywood debut. He had a small part in the 1980 film "Fame." There might be another role coming his way soon.
March 30, 1999 |
John Goldhammer, track and field coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, says Elisha Peterson is like most others on his team. Only 18, Peterson is still improving as a distance runner. He's not a leader, not a captain. And physically, nothing stands out about him. "You couldn't tell him from any other college student," Goldhammer said. But Peterson is far from the average college student. Peterson enrolled at Harvey Mudd College when he was only 15.
January 22, 1993 |
The world, it seems, is divided between women who wear lingerie and women who wear underwear. Restaurant designer Barbara Lazaroff, proud member of the lingerie set, recounts a horrifying sight: her pregnant girlfriend clad in tattered cotton panties. "When I was pregnant, I wore my La Perlas," Lazaroff says triumphantly. "And they only go up to Size 4." Decorated with vintage girdles floating amid crystal chandeliers, the Chic & Cheap Emporium in Beverly Hills is a lingerie person's nirvana.