Hur, Carnevali Sign With UTEP


Linebacker Jin Hur and quarterback John Carnevali of Glendale College have signed letters of intent with Texas El Paso.

Hur, a 6-foot-1, 230-pound sophomore from Hoover High, was an All-Western State Conference second team selection last season. Carnevali, a 6-1, 200-pound sophomore from St. Francis High, was a part-time starter last season.

Alkire honored: Senior Travis Alkire, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound running back and linebacker from Lancaster Bethel Christian High, has been selected as the Southern Section eight-man large schools player of the year for 1997.



On the tube: Fox Sports West 2 will show its first high school “Game of the Week” today at 5 p.m. with a tape of Wednesday’s Mission League boys opener between Notre Dame and Chaminade.


McCullough out: Former bantamweight champion Wayne McCullough has pulled out of a scheduled junior-featherweight, 10-round main event Saturday night at Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City. McCullough, ranked No. 1 by the World Boxing Council, will not fight for “personal reasons,” according to promoter Dan Goossen. Heavyweight Peter McNeeley will headline the card with a 10-round bout against Larry Menefee.