May 13, 1999
The Orange County Athletic Directors Assn., announced the candidates Wednesday for the male and female athletes of the year. One athlete from each Orange County league is eligible to be named the county's athlete of the year, to be announced June 2. The Academy League did not participate.
August 29, 1999 |
The play of projected starter Rusty Williams and backup Travor Turner at one defensive end has Coach Bob Toledo considering that he may not need to move Santi Hall from linebacker to the line after all. Hall will play behind Asi Faoa at one outside linebacker spot in Saturday's opener against Boise State, partly as discipline for academic problems that cost him spring practice and partly because Faoa has been playing well.
October 13, 2000 |
Quarterback Ryan McCann, who has practiced lightly because of a sore right shoulder, got the results of a MRI exam Thursday. The exam revealed the a partially torn labrum is causing the pain. Bruin spokesman Marc Dellins said McCann can play with the injury if he so desires. After the season McCann would have to decide whether to seek other treatment such as surgery.
October 31, 1997 |
Running back Camron King scored four touchdowns and rushed for 169 yards in 15 carries, leading Savanna to a 35-24 upset over host Magnolia Thursday night in an Orange League game at Glover Stadium. Savanna (5-3, 2-1) handed Magnolia, ranked 10th in Division V, its first loss of the season, dropping the Sentinels to 6-1-1, 2-1. Savanna's 34 points were the most scored against Magnolia this season. The Sentinels had outscored opponents, 206-82, going into Thursday's game.
January 27, 1999
Dee Meza, a running back from Orange Lutheran, has committed to Fresno State, Coach Jim Kunau said Tuesday. In helping Orange Lutheran win the Olympic League and reach the section Division XI quarterfinals, Mesa rushed for 1,588 yards in 142 carries and scored 32 touchdowns. He was a Times all-county first-team selection and also was named the Olympic League Offensive MVP.
October 25, 1997 |
Magnolia's powerful ball-control offense was too much for Anaheim to handle and the Sentinels rolled to a 34-0 victory in an Orange League game Friday at Western High School. The Colonists were unable to stop Magnolia (6-0-1, 2-0), which put together one long drive after another. Sentinel quarterback Anthony Zaragoza scored one touchdown rushing and threw for another, as the Sentinels led, 20-0, at halftime.
October 6, 2000 |
The replay is not a pretty one: On a fake punt last week, Nate Fikse badly missed an open receiver. How about a second chance? "I want to redeem myself," Fikse said. "But I honestly don't think it will happen again." UCLA Coach Bob Toledo confirmed he has torn the Fikse pass page out of the Bruin playbook. He did commend Fikse for the consistency of his punting, backed by statistics that show Fikse leading the Pacific 10 Conference with a 43.6-yard average.
June 3, 1999 |
A Polynesian dancer and a running prodigy have been named the male and female athletes of the year by the Orange County Athletic Directors Assn. Asi Faoa, who is the Polynesian Club/Samoan Dance captain and Magnolia High student body president, was named male athlete of the year for his accomplishments in football, basketball and track and field.