June 13, 1997
CHARLES CROOK 100 meters Katella, Sr. He plans to attend Cal State Fullerton this fall and continue to train on his own. His best time was 10.5 seconds and he won the Southern Section Division II title. * MIKE McNAIR 200 meters Mater Dei, Jr. He'll be back as a fullback/linebacker in football and bring his blazing speed with him. He won the Southern Section Division II title. Best time was 21.28w. * ROBERT PEINADO 400 meters Savanna, Sr.
September 11, 1994 |
Through Sept. 10, 1994 Note: Wind-aided marks not included. The following symbols are used to differentiate between marks: A--mark set at altitude above 1,000 meters; c--converted time from yards and/or a hand time; i--indoor; *--freshman. MEN 100 meters 1. Steve Brodi*, 78: 10.34c 2. Alvin Hooks , 80: 10.36 3. Kevin Hendrix, 91: 10.44 4. Greg James, 78: 10.49 Gary Jackson*, 84: 10.49 6. Charles Allen, 84: 10.50 7. Chris Pippins, 89: 10.51 8. Ned Fletcher, 75: 10.54c 9. Vince Brown, 75: 10.
September 2, 1998 |
An unassailable record in track and field? Such a beast does not exist, as African distance runners have reminded us almost weekly this summer. Brutus Hamilton, the former University of California and U.S. Olympic track coach, learned it to his chagrin after publishing his "Table of the Ultimates of Human Effort in Track and Field" in 1934. Hamilton took every event in the sport and attempted to establish the marks that represented the outer limits of human potential. Among them: 10.
May 12, 1992 |
Olympic gold medalist Al Joyner's return to competition has been put on hold after his run-ins with L.A. police last Friday. Joyner was scheduled to compete at two meets on Saturday but did not show. Joyner was driving his wife's sports car along Hollywood Boulevard Friday and was stopped twice within two blocks by police, who said they had reason to believe Joyner had committed felonies.
January 2, 1991 |
In 26 years of coaching high school track and field, Foothill High School's Jerry Whitaker has had many talented teams, but his 1991 boys' squad could be one of the finest. Could be, that is, if the Knights clear one major hurdle: Lack of coaching. Whitaker, the dean of county track coaches, has only himself and one assistant, shot put and discus coach Terry Munhall, to coach approximately 120 athletes in the boys' and girls' programs.
August 4, 1991 |
Carl Lewis and Leroy Burrell helped the Santa Monica Track Club to a world-record-tying time of 37.79 seconds in the 400-meter relay at the Herculios Grand Prix track and field meet Saturday night. Lewis, Burrell, Mike Marsh and Floyd Heard combined to equal the mark set by the French national team last September in the European championships. Burrell set the world record for 100 meters at 9.90 this year, topping Lewis' mark of 9.92 from the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
August 7, 1986 |
Renaldo Nehemiah made a strong comeback Wednesday after a four-year absence from track, winning the 110-meter high hurdles in 13.48 seconds. Nehemiah, 27, who holds the world record of 12.93, got off to a slow start but showed flashes of his old form in the second half of the race, winning easily. The American star beat countryman Keith Talley, who had set a personal best of 13.31 in July and was considered a strong test for Nehemiah.
March 26, 1995 |
Track and field is back at East Los Angeles College, but the Huskies won't have any home meets for their first season since budgetary problems forced the cancellation of the program in 1991. This time, a lack of long jump, high jump and pole vault runways--and hurdles--has forced the team to schedule all its competitions on the road. The runways at Weingart Stadium were removed in 1993 while L.A.
June 20, 1996
FIRST TEAM RODERICK CROW El Camino Real, Senior 400 meters * Ran a school-record 47.9 and placed fifth in the City Section championships. He also recorded three of the region's five fastest times. RYAN MEUSE Simi Valley, Sophomore 800 meters * The Ventura County champion ran 1:57 or faster six times, topped by a region-leading 1:55.20. He finished seventh in the Southern Section Division I championships.