December 2, 2002 |
Pepperdine (0-2) at Long Beach State (1-1), 7 p.m. KPLS-AM (830) -- These are not the easiest times for either team. Pepperdine's 6-foot-10 junior center, Will Kimble, may not play again after being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an excessive thickness of the heart muscle. The Waves are also without injured 6-9 forward Glen McGowan. Pepperdine is in the midst of a four-game swing against Big West Conference opponents. Long Beach plays five games in the next 12 days.
October 16, 2004 |
Will Kimble, whose basketball career at Pepperdine was ended by a life-threatening heart condition two years ago, is resuming his career at Texas El Paso. "I don't think anybody understands how I feel or what I've been through," the 6-foot-10 center told reporters in El Paso this week. "I thank God, my family and my friends. It feels good to be back on the court."
January 5, 2002 |
Brigham Young (10-2) at Pepperdine (6-6), 5, Fox Sports Net 2, KPLS (830)--The Waves complete one of the most difficult nonconference schedules in the nation with a test against a hot Cougar team that's knocking on the top-25 door. Sophomore forward Glen McGowan, who was suspended for the first semester for his involvement in a fight with teammate Will Kimble, returns. BYU has won eight in a row, including an upset of Stanford last month.
November 11, 1999 |
Cal State Northridge will open next football season with a game at Air Force, Athletic Director Dick Dull said Wednesday. Dull said the Falcons signed the Matadors to a contract for Sept. 2 that will net Northridge $125,000, the second-largest guaranteed payout from a game in school history. Northridge earned $200,000 playing at Kansas earlier this season.
March 11, 2002 |
PEPPERDINE AT A GLANCE Regional seeding: No. 10 Conference: West Coast (13-1, tied for first) Bid: At-large Tournament record: 5-13, 13th appearance Last NCAA appearance: 2000, lost to Oklahoma State, 75-67, in second round Coach: Paul Westphal (First season, 22-8) Scoring leaders: Jimmy Miggins 15.0; Terrance Johnson 13.2; Devin Montgomery 11.4; Boomer Brazzle 11.0 Rebound leaders: Miggins 7.6; Brazzle 5.1; Cedric Suitt 4.8 Assist leaders: Montgomery 3.8; Miggins 2.5; Gary Colbert 2.
October 29, 1999 |
Blaine Bussey, formerly of Taft High, Lauren Fleshman, formerly of Canyon, and senior Josh Spiker of Ventura have been picked to the Track & Field News 1999 high school All-American team. Bussey, a freshman at Long Beach City College, is ranked first in the boys' 400 meters. Fleshman, a freshman at Stanford, is ranked second in the girls' 3,200 and Spiker is ranked fifth in the boys' 3,200.