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Ari Morguelan

  • Basketball and Life

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "Be Quick -- But Don't Hurry: Finding Success in the Teachings

    of a Lifetime" by Andrew Hill with John Wooden

    (Simon & Schuster, $20)

    Andrew Hill should be considered a very lucky man. The 50-year-old Los Angeles native played basketball at UCLA in the 1970s under the auspices of...

  • Bulldog on the Ice

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Ethan Lee Fougner, a 7-year-old hockey player from Valencia, is our May Athlete of the Month.

    The call of the ice was so strong for Fougner that his mother, Lori, went into labor while attending a Los Angeles Kings third-round playoff game in May 1993.

    Fougner first took group hockey...

  • Karate Kids

    March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    March's Athletes of the Month are siblings Ashley Sherman, 13, and Brandon "B.J." Sherman, 10. These San Fernando Valley martial artists were recommended by their grandfather, Eli Sherman, founder of the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and physical education director...

  • Athlete of the Month

    February 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Kim Taylor, a 17-year-old San Fernando Valley native and senior at Chaminade High School, is our athlete for February. Kim was nominated by Maccabi games coaches Kobi Goren and Phil Bendenson, and with good reason.

    Taylor is leading Chaminade's soccer team toward a state...

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  • Jewish ‘Gladiator’

    February 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    When Carla Simone was young, she dreamed of playing soccer professionally. She looked to superstar Pele as her role model, and encouragement from her parents and coach drove her to succeed in a sport that has captured the public's attention following America's 1999 Women's World Cup...

  • Athlete of the Week: Andrew Felder

    January 25, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Andrew Felder, a 17-year-old Encino native, is our first Athlete of the Week. Felder has excelled on and off the field, according to Maccabi Games coach Kobi Goren.

    A soccer starter for the Harvard-Westlake Wolverines, Felder made team captain as a junior. He is also a...

  • Honoring Dedication

    January 25, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    That joke about the world's shortest book being "Great Jewish Athletes" was finally put out to pasture last week. On Jan. 20, the West Valley Jewish Community Center hosted the Ninth Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Bob "Super Dave Osborne" Einstein...