February 26, 1988 |
Gonzaga's junior guard Doug Spradley scored 16 of his game-high 18 points in the second half, leading the Bulldogs to a 65-62 victory over Santa Clara in a West Coast Athletic Conference game at Spokane Thursday night. The Bulldogs led by as many as 12 points in the second half en route to their fourth consecutive victory. Senior forward Danny Roe added 15 points and forward Todd Franklin had 11 for Gonzaga (15-11 and 6-7).
February 13, 1989 |
University of Portland basketball forward Josh Lowery was arrested on an assault charge after a female student was hit in the face, police said today. Lowery, 21, of Oakland, was accused of fourth-degree assault after Britta Davis, 21, of Longview, Wash., was struck in the face early Sunday during a party near the campus, police said. Davis told police she and Lowery had been arguing before she was hit. Davis claimed she suffered a broken nose. Lowery faces arraignment Feb.
January 8, 1991
Indiana defender Ken Snow has been awarded college soccer's top prize, the second time in three years that he received the honor. Snow, the only Indiana University athlete to be selected All-American four times, became the first two-time winner of the Missouri Athletic Club Collegiate Soccer Player of the Year Award. Snow accumulated 384 total points and 77 first-place votes in voting by 1,100 college soccer coaches.
March 6, 1987
UC Irvine scored eight runs in the fourth inning, sending 13 batters to the plate as the Anteaters defeated the University of Portland, 8-4, in a nonconference baseball game Thursday at UC Irvine. John Seeburger and Chris Gallego each had two hits for the Anteaters (9-11-1). Dean Douty (1-1) was the winning pitcher. Kevin Kandalaft gave up one hit over 3 innings for his second save.
November 19, 1987
Steve Guild, a 6-foot 6-inch forward at Marina High School, has signed a national letter of intent to attend Pepperdine University in the fall. Guild is a four-year starter who averaged 16.3 points and 10.1 rebounds and shot 54% from the field as a junior, leading the Vikings to a 22-5 record and the Sunset League title. Guild has maintained a 3.2 grade-point average at Marina.
July 11, 2005 |
Tiffeny Milbrett became the sixth woman to score 100 international goals, helping the United States women's national team beat Ukraine, 7-0, in an exhibition Sunday. Milbrett raised her arms to the cheering hometown crowd at the University of Portland's Merlo Field after her goal went over the head of Ukraine goalie Veronika Shulha in the 57th minute. Mia Hamm, who retired from the national team in December, leads all women with 158 career goals. Kristine Lilly scored her 104th against Ukraine.
November 8, 1994 |
Alemany High's Samantha Rigley, the Times All-Valley girls basketball player of the year in 1994, said Monday she will sign a letter of intent to play basketball at Pepperdine. The NCAA's weeklong fall signing period begins Wednesday. She considered the University of San Francisco and the University of Portland, but made her decision after visiting Pepperdine last weekend. Rigley averaged 14.8 points and six rebounds per game as Alemany won the Southern Section Division II-A championship.
January 10, 1985 |
Richard Hollis, the highly recruited Portland prep basketball player who left the University of Arizona before the start of this season, said Wednesday he will enroll at the University of Nevada Reno Monday. Hollis and his former prep coach, John Stilwell of Grant High School, met with Nevada Reno Coach Sonny Allen in Portland Saturday. Hollis had narrowed his choices to Nevada Reno and the University of Portland. He chose Nevada Reno even though Stilwell urged him to attend Portland.
September 8, 1991 |
TO MOST AMERICANS, JANUARY 17, 1991, MARKED THE FIRST terrible but riveting 24 hours that the United States was at war with the Republic of Iraq. However, for the 3,500 or so fans who streamed into the Los Angeles Sports Arena that night, the date had another significance. It was the USC vs. Cal Berkeley basketball game and the debut of the 1991 University of Southern California song girls.
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November 23, 2010 |
Bill Hillar, a part-time instructor at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, told students enrolled in his workshops on terrorism and human trafficking about what he described as his own dangerous exploits as a former colonel in the U.S. Army's Special Forces. He also boasted, they recalled, that the 2008 action movie "Taken," starring Liam Neeson, was based on his life and his daughter's kidnapping by men who wanted to enslave her. Such claims, along with incidents in which Hillar seemed to borrow material from other people's books, raised suspicions among some of his graduate students about Hillar's resume and background.