January 16, 1992
Stanford volleyball player Kristin Klein, a graduate of Marymount High, was named college player of the year by Volleyball Monthly. UCLA's Natalie Williams was named a first-team All-American and Bruin Annett Buckner was selected freshman of the year. UCLA's Elaine Youngs made the third team and Carolyn Hueth of Pepperdine was an honorable-mention selection.
February 16, 1989 |
Susan Peters of Los Altos High in Hacienda Heights is approaching the end of a brilliant high school basketball career. The 5-11, 140-pound senior has consistently appeared among the leading scorers and rebounders in the San Gabriel Valley. Not to mention individual accolades including All-CIF Southern Section and All-Sierra League honors. Only for the 17-year-old Peters, the end of her prep basketball career may mark the end of her basketball career entirely.
November 29, 1996
Cal State Northridge women's volleyball players Nancy Ma and Getty Dimitrova were unanimous selections to the All-Big Sky Conference team. Dimitrova, a junior middle blocker, led the Matadors with 274 kills and Ma, a sophomore outside hitter, had 273 kills in conference matches. Dimitrova led the the team in blocks with 80 and Ma led with 240 digs in conference. Ma, from China, was named the Big Sky's top newcomer. Northridge senior setter Heather Hofmans was a second-team selection.
March 13, 1988 |
It wasn't too long ago that Nubia Patricia Orozco, now a resident of El Segundo, was a homesick 16-year-old from Colombia who was unknown in West Coast volleyball circles. After graduation in 1980, Orozco--a volleyball legend in her own country--was sent to the United States for six months to learn English. She stayed with a family friend in Santa Fe Springs and played volleyball for a local club team. Off the court she might have been homesick, but on it she was right at home.
July 10, 2013 |
Standout junior volleyball player Zana Muno of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame has picked up where she left off last summer _ dominating again in beach volleyball. She has won tournaments in Long Beach and Manhattan Beach. Last summer, she won the AAU's three major national beach tournaments with three different partners. Muno figures to be one of the top college recruits from the class of 2015. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
February 13, 1996 |
Rochelle Esparza, the Southern Section Division I most valuable volleyball player this past season, is among four who have signed to play at Cal State Fullerton, Titan Coach Mary Ellen Murchison said Monday. Esparza, a 5-foot-8 outside hitter, led Manhattan Beach Mira Costa High to the Southern Section Division I championship. Mira Costa advanced to the semifinals of the state tournament before losing to Stockton St. Mary's. Esparza also plays for the South Bay Volleyball Club.
March 26, 1993 |
Walt Ker, one of the most successful women's volleyball coaches in NCAA Division II history, built his success at Cal State Northridge on coaching acumen and the warm, personal relationships he developed with his players. Through the force of his magnetic personality, Ker attracted outstanding athletes to Northridge. He helped them choose their classes, apartments and roommates. He counseled them, often holding long one-on-one meetings after matches.