CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1995
A women's gymnastics team from Western Michigan University found itself stranded in Hollywood on Monday after someone broke into the troupe's rented van and stole about $7,000 and airline tickets. "So, basically, they have no place to stay and no money to get home on," said Sgt. James Litton of the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Station. "They came to the station to make a report, and we're trying to see what we can do for them."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 3, 1995 |
A collegiate gymnastics team from Michigan came to California hoping for victory at a Cal State Fullerton meet. But after $7,000 was stolen from a rental van, the members of the Western Michigan University women's gymnastics team just hoped for a place to stay and a way to get back to Kalamazoo, Mich.
December 10, 1988 |
The head coaches were quick to praise their opponent's speed as Western Michigan and Fresno State prepared for the California Bowl football game today at 1 p.m. "Western Michigan has much more speed than any other MAC (Mid-American Conference) team that has played here," Fresno State Coach Jim Sweeney said. Bronco Coach Al Molde agreed but hinted that Fresno State may be faster. "We probably had more quickness than any other team in our conference," Molde said.
September 27, 1985
Gary Glaser, 57, has been named the new head golf coach at San Diego State. Glaser had been the golf coach at Western Michigan University since 1969. He was the head football coach at Western Michigan from 1957-63 and has been as associate professor of physical education since 1963.
June 3, 1988 |
Christine W. Hoyles, associate director of athletics at Western Michigan University the last 12 years, has been appointed assistant commissioner of the Pacific-10 Conference, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Thursday. Hoyles will administer the Pac-10 championships for men's and women's sports, the Pac-10 Women's Administrative Committee and its minority Administrative Fellowship program.
April 2, 2005 |
Commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan cut short an appearance in Kalamazoo after an opponent of his conservative views doused him with salad dressing. "Stop the bigotry!" the demonstrator shouted as he hurled the liquid during the program at Western Michigan University. After he was hit, Buchanan cut short his question-and-answer session, saying, "Thank you all for coming, but I'm going to have to get my hair washed."