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March 2, 2005 | Robyn Norwood, Times Staff Writer
Will Kimble leaned forward, touching his chest just below his left shoulder. "If you want to feel it, you can," he said. There, implanted beneath his skin but easily felt through his shirt, is a defibrillator, designed to shock his heart back into a normal rhythm if it detects an irregular heartbeat.
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March 2, 2005 | Robyn Norwood, Times Staff Writer
Will Kimble leaned forward, touching his chest just below his left shoulder. "If you want to feel it, you can," he said. There, implanted beneath his skin but easily felt through his shirt, is a defibrillator, designed to shock his heart back into a normal rhythm if it detects an irregular heartbeat.
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October 16, 2004 | Robyn Norwood
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."
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October 16, 2004 | Robyn Norwood
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."
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December 22, 2000 | STEVE HENSON
*PEPPERDINE (6-4) at NEVADA LAS VEGAS (4-5), 7:30--The Waves, 0-2 in games outside California, face a Runnin' Rebel team that appears to have regrouped under Coach Max Good, who replaced the fired Bill Bayno last week. UNLV is coming off a 101-71 victory over Alaska Anchorage in which center Kaspars Kambala scored 28 points on 12-of-15 shooting. Pepperdine has had problems stopping big men, including USC's Brian Scalabrine and Utah's Chris Burgess and Nate Althoff.
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December 2, 2002 | Paul McLeod
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.
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January 5, 2002 | Eric Stephens
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.
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November 11, 1999 | From Staff Reports
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.
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March 11, 2002 | Rob Fernas
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.
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October 29, 1999 | From Staff Reports
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.
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December 22, 2002 | Mike Bresnahan and Paul McLeod
Cal State Northridge (6-2) at Southern Illinois (4-2), 11:30 a.m. PST -- Northridge has won five consecutive games and has equaled its best start under Coach Bobby Braswell. Ian Boylan, who scored a career-high 27 points Thursday to lead the Matadors over Loyola Marymount, 74-71, has scored 20 or more points in four of his last five outings. Stetson Hairston leads Southern Illinois, which has lost two in a row, in scoring (15.8 points). Lipscomb (3-7) at Pepperdine (5-4), 1 p.m.
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