Local standout Khallifah Rosser honored for effort

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Khallifah Rosser of Cal State Los Angeles has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week.

Rosser, a graduate of Summit High School and Chaffey College, picked up the honor for the second time this season after an impressive showing on Saturday at the Mt. SAC Relays.

Competing in the elite men’s 400 hurdles, Rosser won the race with a time of 49.27. That time is currently No. 1 in the NCAA Division II and tied for No. 5 in the world with Japan’s Keisuke Nozawa. He won a close battle on Saturday with Jeshua Anderson, who has the No. 2 time in the world so far this year.

Rosser’s time is also No. 2 all-time at Cal State LA. The school record is 49.04 and was set by Sam Turner in 1978.

Rosser’s time is also No. 7 all-time in NCAA Division II.

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Kyle Garlick has big day for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes

Cal Poly Pomona alumnus Kyle Garlick put the minor leagues on notice Monday in the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes’ Cal League victory over the¬†Lancaster Jethawks, 12-5.Ryan Garlick

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ prospect¬†went 4 for 5 with three home runs and six RBIs for the Quakes.

Rancho Cucamonga remain in a tie at the top of the league standings with the High Desert Mavericks, who defeated the Inland Empire 66ers, 4-1, on the road.

 

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SBVC point guard Perris Hicks signs with Fordham

Sophomore Perris Hicks of San Bernardino Valley College has signed with NCAA Division I Fordham.

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Hicks, a 6-foot-1 point guard, averaged 17.1 points, 5 assists and 3.3 rebounds in leading the Wolverines to a share of the Foothill Conference title. He was named Co-MVP in the conference along with Chaffey’s Victor Joseph.

Hicks visited the school earlier this month. It was his only visit but he had also drawn a lot of interest from Middle Tennessee State, UTEP, Colorado State and Loyola-Chicago.

“It’s a great conference, I liked the campus and it’s an up and coming program,” Hicks said. “I developed a good relationship with the coaches so it felt like a great opportunity.”

Hicks, a native of Pasadena, was also an All-Conference selection as a freshman when he averaged 15.8 points. He plans to major in communications.

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