July 5, 1995
Magnum 18 Blue of Anaheim finished third at the Junior Olympic girls' volleyball championships Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Magnum lost to Team Mizuno of San Jose, 15-5, 11-15, 15-8, 15-3, in one semifinal. Mizuno went on to beat Sports Performance of West Chicago, 15-9, 15-11, 15-9, for the tournament championship. Melissa Wendt (Huntington Beach High) of Magnum and Misty May (Newport Harbor) of Nike Long Beach were selected first-team All-Americans.
May 13, 1994 |
This year's City Section volleyball championships have a decidedly local flavor. Call it Valleyball. The two matches will be played tonight at Cal State Northridge, and each will feature an area team. Van Nuys will take on Marshall at 5:30 p.m. in the 3-A Division championship, and Granada Hills will play University in the 4-A final at 8. Granada Hills (15-1) has made it a habit of beating traditional coastal powers, taking out Venice and defending champion Palisades in its last two matches.
May 6, 1995 |
UCLA, upset by Penn State in the final of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships last year, will face the Nittany Lions again tonight for the national championship. The top-ranked Bruins, 14-time national champions, advanced to the final with a 15-12, 15-9, 15-10 victory over Ball State Friday. Penn State took 3 hours 9 minutes to eliminate Hawaii, 7-15, 15-13, 16-14, 6-15, 15-12.
May 3, 1997 |
Be careful what you wish for, Andy Witt. After Stanford beat Ball State in a semifinal of the NCAA volleyball championships Thursday, Witt was asked if he had a preference of who won the other semifinal. "One of the reasons I came to Stanford was to beat UCLA in the finals of the NCAA championship game," Witt said. He is halfway to his wish. The toughest part will be playing UCLA tonight for the championship at Ohio State's St. John Arena.
November 19, 1995 |
Tracy Little had 19 kills and Karen Kasper added 15 as visiting Cal Lutheran defeated John Carroll (Ohio), 11-15, 15-8, 15-4, 15-11, in a quarterfinal match of the NCAA Division III women's volleyball championships Saturday night in Whitewater, Wis. Cal Lutheran (26-2) will play Wisconsin-Whitewater (35-3) in a semifinal Dec. 1 at a site to be determined. The Regals fell behind, 9-2, before losing the first game but settled down after that.
November 15, 2013 |
The CIAA football championship game has been canceled after the quarterback from host Winston-Salem State University was allegedly beaten by one or more players from Virginia State University during a luncheon on Friday. Winston-Salem State campus police have one suspect, who reportedly admits to taking part, in custody on suspicion of assault, the university's website said. [ Update, 6:10 p.m.: WSSU spokeswoman Nancy Young identified the suspect as 22-year-old Lamont Daniel Britt, a running back from Portsmouth, Va., according to the Associated Press.]