January 23, 1987
Bishop Amat High School running back Eric Bieniemy, who scored 30 touchdowns last fall, was named the most valuable player in the Angelus League. Bieniemy has announced that he will attend the University of Colorado next season. Servite wide receiver Nick-John Haiduc was named the league's most valuable offensive player. Haiduc averaged 22.5 yards per reception. League champion Bishop Amat and Servite had eight players selected to the first team.
May 17, 1989
In another City Section match: Reseda d. Sylmar, 15-11, 17-15, 16-14--Coley Kyman had 20 kills and 10 blocks, and Scott Kent and Joe Kretchet each had 14 kills for the host Regents (15-2) in a 3-A Division semifinal. Reseda, the defending 3-A champion, will meet Bell, a 15-4, 14-16, 15-12, 15-6 winner over Fairfax, in the 3-A final Friday at the Wooden Center. In Southern Section matches: 3-A DIVISION Harvard d. Los Altos, 14-16, 15-3, 15-7, 15-8--Rick Osterloh had 17 kills and Andre Carlos added 15 for top-seeded Harvard (17-0)
November 18, 1999 |
Servite moved one step closer to defending its Southern Section Division II water polo title with an 8-4 victory over Esperanza in a quarterfinal playoff game Wednesday. The Serra League champions gave a 28-minute clinic at El Dorado High, using their trademark press defense to keep the Aztecs helpless and frustrated. "Defense is going to win the games," Servite Coach Jim Sprague said. "I was especially proud of the play of Mike Rustemeyer, who kept up good pressure on defense."
December 31, 1989
1980 Inglewood High basketball team goes undefeated, named mythical national champ under Coach Vince Combs. Guard Ralph Jackson is player of the year and prep All-American. . . . Banning wins fifth straight City 4-A football title. Running backs Michael Alo and Danny Andrews are prep All-Americans. . . . El Camino College quarterback Todd Hons leads the nation in passing, named first-team All-American. . . .
December 5, 1993 |
The Inglewood High boys' basketball team staked its claim as the South Bay's top team Saturday by beating host Redondo, 86-64, in the championship game of 42nd Pacific Shores tournament. The Sentinels last won the 16-team tournament in 1979. "I thought it was very important for us to come out here and win this," Coach Pat Roy said. "We worked very hard during the summer, and we felt that we had to come out and win this to start things."
June 22, 1989 |
Rick Hirtensteiner, star center fielder for Pepperdine's West Coast Athletic Conference champions, has been crowned with so many laurels this year that it's a good thing he is not allergic to that form of vegetation. The latest in a long list of honors received by Hirtensteiner, who recently graduated in business administration with a 3.85 grade-point average (on a 4-point scale), came when he was named the WCAC's outstanding senior male student-athlete. Wayne Wright, Pepperdine athletic director, said, "I cannot think of a young man at this institution who has better exemplified the term 'student-athlete.