April 7, 1990 |
As he speaks, his toes tap and his hands wave. He crosses and uncrosses his legs. He bounces and squirms. He has nearly chews to bits the cap on his felt-tip pen. Approaching the biggest race of his young life, it's fairly apparent that Adrian Brown, Orange County's top prep high hurdler, is feeling the pressure. The Arcadia Invitational, perhaps the most prestigious in-season high school track and field meet in the nation, can do that to people.
February 6, 1999 |
In an unprecedented move, the NCAA on Friday overturned a postseason ban, giving Louisville's basketball team a chance to play in a March tournament this season. An NCAA appeals committee cited "procedural error" in the case of NCAA violations by former Louisville assistant coach Scooter McCray. The committee said Louisville and McCray had not been adequately warned about the seriousness of the violations, and that may have altered their defense before the NCAA.
September 12, 1994
Mater Dei Coach: Rick Martinez (third year). 1993: Third in the South Coast League; eighth at the Orange County Championships. Key returners: Daniel Gonzalez, Sr.; Dan Kozak, Sr.; Chris Lore, Sr.; Bobby Miske, So.; Brian Mitzel, Sr.; Matt Wickersham, Jr. Key newcomers: Adrian Brown, So.; Evan Wride, So.; Michael Zepeda, So. Outlook: In only his third year on the job, Martinez, a Mater Dei alumnus, has the Monarchs near the top of the county's cross-country scene.
April 3, 1993
Orange Coast's Nicole Shammas scored on Carly Girton's throwing error in the bottom of the eighth to give the Pirates a 3-2 victory over Saddleback in an Orange Empire Conference softball game Friday at OCC. Kathy Shortall pitched a complete game to earn the victory for OCC (15-8, 9-3 in conference). Saddleback is 18-9, 5-7. In other Orange Empire Conference games: Fullerton 3, Irvine Valley 0--Alicia Robles pitched a two-hitter for host Fullerton (18-7-1, 8-4). Irvine Valley is 4-18, 1-11.
December 14, 1997 |
Billy Holmes rushed for three scores and a Division II title-game record 195 yards as Northern Colorado (13-2) won its second consecutive championship, 51-0, over New Haven (12-2) at Florence, Ala. It was the biggest blowout in the history of the Division II title game. . . . In the Division III championship, Bill Borchert threw for 411 yards and six touchdowns as Mount Union defeated Lycoming, 61-12, at Salem, Va., to win its second consecutive Stagg Bowl.
March 17, 1993
College: Saddleback Sport: Golf Class: Freshman Richardson's success this season has been a case of coming in from the cold. Richardson, a graduate of Dana Hills High School, started the fall at Minnesota but left at the semester break. Back in Southern California, he had helped Saddleback dominate the competition.