Tara VanDerveer, the Stanford women's basketball coach, will receive the John R. Wooden Award's "Legends of Coaching" honor in 2014.

The announcement was made by Christy Impelman, granddaughter of John Wooden, at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Established in 1999, the award honors those selected based on character, success on the court and graduation rates. VanDerveer will be formally recognized at the organization's end-of-season gala April 11-13.

Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 2011, VanDerveer led Stanford to NCAA titles in 1990 and 1992. She also coached the U.S. women's team to a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.

  • Rachel Williams' block at 27-26 in the fourth set gave No. 7 Stanford (8-2, 1-0 Pac-12) a 20-25, 25-23, 25-22, 28-26 women's volleyball win at Cal (7-3, 0-1) in the Big Spike. Carly Wopat and Jordan Burgess had 14 kills each for the Cardinal, and Adrienne Gehan had 19 for the Bears.

  • San Jose State's My Leander (76) tied for 22nd at 14-over 230, and teammate Rachelle Reali (74) finished at 231 at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Wolcott, Colo. Pepperdine's Grace Na (68) was medalist at 6-under 210. The Spartans placed ninth at 934. Pepperdine won at 869.

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    Clarence Goodson is questionable Sunday for the Earthquakes' MLS game against Chivas USA after suffering a bone bruise on his knee last weekend. The U.S. national team center back has a good chance of being available, interim coach Mark Watson said. "It's not a major injury," he added. ...

    The Montreal Impact beat CD Heredia 2-0 in a Group 5 CONCACAF Champions League game Tuesday. The result means the Quakes (1-2) need only beat the Guatemalan team Oct. 23 at Buck Shaw Stadium to advance to the quarterfinals next year. Heredia (2-1) will advance with a win or tie against the Quakes. Montreal (2-2) was eliminated because of goal differential.

    Soccer

    Tegan McGrady of San Jose was named to the under-17 U.S. women's national team that will compete in the CONCACAF U-17 championship Oct. 30-Nov. 9 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. McGrady played at Santa Teresa High last season.

    Golf

    Defending champion Ellen Port and Susan Cohn reached the final of the USGA Senior Women's Amateur in San Martin. Port routed Marilyn Hardy 6 and 4 in the morning at CordeValle and beat Mary Jane Hiestand 4 and 3 in the afternoon. Cohn ousted Corey Weworski in 20 holes and Caryn Wilson 4 and 3.

    Staff writer Elliott Almond contributed to this report.