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July 6, 2005 | Valerie J. Nelson, Times Staff Writer
June Haver, a singer and actress once groomed by 20th Century Fox to be "the next Betty Grable" but who left acting to join a convent and later married actor Fred MacMurray, has died. She was 79. Haver died of respiratory failure Monday at her longtime Brentwood home, her family said. Beginning in 1943, she appeared in 15 films in 10 years, including "Irish Eyes Are Smiling" (1944) and "The Girl Next Door" (1953), her last film, which was considered one of her best.
January 8, 2000 | Associated Press
Kirk Saulny was fired Friday as men's basketball coach at Howard after an investigation determined he had broken NCAA and school rules. Robert Frelow, a university spokesman, said two assistants also were fired. The school's Web site lists Darryl Bruce and Lamont Franklin as assistants on Saulny's staff. According to a university statement, two players also were declared ineligible for the spring semester.
July 9, 1989 | Alan Drooz
Several sports will have a different scheduling look next season in the West Coast Athletic Conference, and the WCAC could move to the forefront of collegiate soccer in the 1990s as a result of recent league meetings. The biggest immediate news was a change in basketball and baseball scheduling--the WCAC will go back to playing conference basketball games on Thursdays and Saturdays, and baseball teams will again play home-and-home three-game series.
August 24, 1988 | Associated Press
Band leader Xavier Cugat was hospitalized today for heart and respiratory problems, his doctor said. Dr. Jorge Ruis said the 88-year-old Spanish born musician leader is suffering from "a problem in the left ventricle probably secondary to a respiratory infection."
March 7, 1998 | EARL GUSTKEY
Xavier wingman Darnell Williams is to appear in court next week to face drunken driving charges, the Cincinnati Post reported Friday. Williams was arrested about 2:30 a.m. Monday near downtown Cincinnati, the newspaper reported. "I can't talk about it," Williams told the Post. Xavier officials would say only that Williams broke team rules. He is scheduled to appear in Hamilton County Municipal Court on Monday. Williams, a junior, is Xavier's leading scorer at 17.4 points per game.
March 22, 1994 | Associated Press
Jeff Massey's go-ahead jump shot with 1:10 in overtime and Brian Grant's two free throws with four seconds to play Monday night lifted Xavier past Northwestern, 83-79, at Evanston, Ill., in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. In other games: Devin Gray's 22 points led Clemson to a 96-79 victory over West Virginia at Morgantown, W.Va.
March 20, 2004 | From Associated Press
When Xavier needs a spark, Lionel Chalmers always seems to find a way to provide it. The Atlantic 10 Conference tournament most valuable player worked his magic again Friday night at Orlando, Fla., this time helping the Musketeers stay in the NCAA tournament with an 80-70 victory over Louisville in the first round of the Atlanta Regional. Xavier overcame a 14-point second-half deficit, with Chalmers, Romain Sato and Anthony Myles leading the way.
December 15, 2000 | From Staff and Wire Reports
David West scored 23 points as Xavier ditched its uptempo game and pounded the ball inside Thursday night to defeat 17th-ranked Cincinnati, 69-67, in their annual crosstown matchup at Cincinnati. Xavier (6-2) overcame a 15-point first-half deficit and survived two close-up shots by Kenny Satterfield in the closing seconds as it beat the Bearcats (4-2) for the fourth time in five years.
April 22, 1992
Francis (Frank) Xavier Killmond, a longtime actor who portrayed a butler on the soap opera "General Hospital" for the past six years, has died at a Woodland Hills hospital. He was 58. A Woodland Hills resident, Killmond died Friday of cancer, his wife, Mary Evelyn Killmond, said. Born in Baltimore, Md., Killmond earned a bachelor's degree in business in 1955 from Philadelphia's Villanova University, where he performed in college theater. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S.
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