June 21, 1989
Kim White, an All-CIF Southern Section girls' soccer player from Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, has signed a national letter of intent with U.S. International University. The defender led Bishop Amat to four consecutive section tournaments and played for the state champion under-19 team. White is the second state select player to sign with USIU, joining Lisa Ferragamo of Agoura. Larry Draluck will be in his first season as USIU coach this coming fall. YACHTING High winds and rough seas have forced two of the 11 yachts competing in the second San Diego to Honolulu Double Handed Traspac race to bow out. Breathless, raced by Scott and Shannon Davy of Carlsbad, and Kairos, out of Northridge, both lost their masts early Monday morning and are returning to San Diego.
October 24, 1987 |
Bishop Amat High School left little doubt which is the best team in the Angelus League Friday night, scoring a convincing 34-0 victory over Servite in front of a homecoming crowd of 5,500 in Kiefer Stadium at La Puente. The win was the Lancers' 28th straight in regular-season play and their seventh straight this year. Bishop Amat hasn't lost on its home field since the ninth week of the 1984 season. Bishop Amat scored in every quarter as quarterback J.R.
October 10, 1987 |
Bishop Amat High School's 10-7 nonleague victory over Esperanza at Bradford Stadium, a game that owed so much to penalty flags, ended Friday night on a play that officials decided not to throw one. With time running out in the game, Esperanza had the ball on its 40-yard line. Quarterback Jason Moler threw a pass intended for Doug Saunders, but Saunders and defensive back Loren Cannon bumped at the Bishop Amat 20. When Saunders fell, Cannon turned and intercepted the pass.
December 11, 1994 |
How will this Bishop Amat High School football team be remembered, now that James Free's desperation downfield lob to Daylon McCutcheon was high enough but not nearly long enough, nestling instead in the arms of Mater Dei safety Pete Campbell 27 seconds before the final gun? How does "No. 1 In The Nation, No. 3 In Orange County" sound? For the second time in four seasons, Mater Dei has turned USA Today's national high school football rankings into a joke.
May 2, 1988 |
Over the past two years at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, the name J.R. Phillips has become synonymous with winning. Phillips, a two-sport senior, has led Bishop Amat to three Angelus League championships while breaking school records along the way. As the Lancers' starting quarterback, Phillips directed Bishop Amat to a 22-2 record--including 20 straight league wins--and consecutive league titles. Last season, Phillips was an All-Angelus League quarterback and an all-state punter.
December 17, 1994 |
It did not matter whether Daylon McCutcheon was playing on defense, offense or special teams. Whenever he was on the football field, good things usually happened for La Puente Bishop Amat. The annual task of selecting the top high school player in Southern California was made easy this year by McCutcheon's exceptional versatility. As a result, he was presented the Glenn Davis Award earlier this week.