September 6, 1990 |
The Angelus League won't have Bishop Montgomery High to kick around anymore. That's one of many repercussions resulting from the realignment of the South Bay's CIF-Southern Section athletic leagues. The changes take effect this fall. The shuffling significantly alters the outlook for the 1990 football season for several local teams. But nowhere will the alterations mean more than at Bishop Montgomery.
January 19, 1992 |
Steve Carroll has resigned as football coach at Bishop Montgomery High and will step down as athletic director at the end of the school year to pursue other teaching and coaching opportunities, he said Friday. "I've had some opportunities arise that, financially, would put me in a little better shape," he said. "Rather than wait three or four months to see if those opportunities become a reality, I've decided to resign so the school can get busy about hiring another football coach."
January 27, 1989 |
Bishop Montgomery High School on Thursday announced the resignation of football Coach Andy Szabatura and is expected to name Athletic Director Steve Carroll as his successor. Carroll, defensive coordinator last season, would not confirm the report, but sources said that Carroll is earmarked for the head coaching job. Brother Tom Fahey, the principal, hopes to make an announcement by Monday.
January 7, 1990
Bishop Montgomery High's basketball team snapped a 38-game Angelus League losing streak Friday night by beating highly ranked Bishop Amat, 69-53, in a league opener at Bishop Amat. "I wasn't aware we had lost that many in a row until somebody told me," said first-year Coach Doug Mitchell, whose team improved to 10-3 overall with its fourth straight win. "This gets the monkey off our back."
December 31, 1991 |
Pushing its up-tempo offense to full speed, Bishop Montgomery defeated Marina, 63-51, in the championship game of the Marina girls' basketball tournament Monday night. The Knights (9-1) outscored and outhustled Marina (11-2), the third-ranked team in Orange County, turning a 15-15 tie after a quarter and 28-22 game at the half into a rout. Bishop Montgomery led by as many as 20 (49-29) early in the fourth quarter before the Vikings rallied to make the final score somewhat respectable.
November 25, 1993
Torrance High and Bishop Montgomery will play quarterfinal-round matches at 7 p.m. Saturday in the girls' state volleyball championships. Third-seeded Torrance (20-3), the Southern Section Division III champion, will travel to play second-seeded Bakersfield Highland (24-4) in a Division II match. Top-seeded Bishop Montgomery (17-4) will play host to Exeter (31-2) of the Central Section in a Division III match.
March 13, 1992 |
The desire to play another basketball game translated into victory for the Bishop Montgomery High girls' team Thursday night. The seventh-seeded Knights upset second-seeded Gahr, 60-52, and will play Alemany, a 68-42 winner over Carlsbad, for the Southern California Regional Division II title at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Three players scored in double figures and the Knights outrebounded Gahr, 36-24. But Bishop Montgomery was driven by a simple desire.
February 25, 1990 |
Going into Saturday night's Southern Section 4-A girls basketball semifinals, West Torrance High clearly had an edge in experience over Bishop Montgomery. The Warriors had six seniors, including three starters. The Knights had only one senior, their starting lineup included a freshman. But as Bishop Montgomery took a 16-14 lead at the end of the first quarter, it was West that was suffering from big-game pressure, according to the Warriors' leading scorer, guard Rosa Olloque.
October 22, 1989 |
Bishop Montgomery High School's football team traveled nearly 40 miles in 45 minutes to arrive at Saturday's game against Servite. Once off the bus, however, Bishop Montgomery (3-4 overall, 0-2 in Angelus League play) practically stopped moving altogether. Servite allowed Bishop Montgomery 51 yards in the first 24 minutes en route to a 35-13 Angelus League victory.
December 5, 1993
Playing for its first State volleyball championship, Torrance Bishop Montgomery lost to Los Gatos, 15-9, 15-13, 10-15, 6-15, 15-12, in the Division III final Saturday at Cal State Fullerton. "We are a really young team," said Becci Roehl, a Bishop Montgomery senior setter. "Sometimes we have trouble focusing and being patient." The victory gave Los Gatos (23-6) its first State championship. San Jose Mitty d.