Max Homa, a Valencia High graduate, is tied for second after the first round of the U.S. Golf Associations’s Amateur Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
Homa, a sophomore at UC Berkeley, shot a 3-under 69 in the first round of the tournament. He is tied with nine others after the first round.
Jeff Wilson, a 47-year-old car dealer from Fairfield, Calif., leads the Amateur Championship with an opening round 10-under 62.
Homa recorded four birdies and one bogey in his first round of play. He posted consecutive birdies on Holes 10 and 11 and again on Holes 15 and 16.
The Master’s College women’s volleyball team won its first match of the season, but also lost two in the Cougar Classic at Azusa Pacific over the weekend.
The Master’s College beat Black Hills State from South Dakota in a three-game sweep on Saturday. The Master’s College women followed with a five-game loss to Viterbo from Wisconsin later in the day.
The Master’s College opened the Cougar Classic tournament with a loss to Holy Names in five games on Thursday.
Sarah Oskam had a team-high 43 kills in the three matches and Tori Callihan had 32 kills. Setter Jamie Long averaged nearly 28 assists per game with 83 in the tournament.
In the win against Black Hills State, Oskam had 11 kills and Long had 23 assists.
The Master’s College will head to San Diego for the Seaside Tournament at Point Loma Nazarene University on Friday.
The Master’s College men’s soccer team, ranked No. 2 in the NAIA preseason poll, played a little scrimmage against Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday and won, 2-1.
Kevin Scheunemann and Andrew Totaro each scored first-half goals for The Master’s College.
The men have another scrimmage against Cal State Los Angeles today and begin their regular season on Thursday against Westminster in Salt Lake City.
The Master’s College women’s team is also playing a scrimmage against Cal State Los Angeles at 11:30 this morning.
The Dodgers are in Milwuakee for a three-game series with the Brewers and it looks like the Manny Ramirez era is coming to an end.
Several reports have Ramirez headed to the waiver wire by the end of the week. If he clears waivers, he can be traded. Another team can claim him off waivers, and assume his salary.
The Dodgers days of staying in playoff contention appear numbered as well. The team is one game over .500 and 12 games behind the San Diego Padres, the leaders in the National League West standings.
The Dodgers will send Ted Lilly to the hill tonight against Dave Bush for the Brewers. Pregame starts at 4:30 on AM 1220, KHTS.