February 19, 2000 |
Just about everyone in the Bolsa Grande locker room before the Matadors' Southern Section Division II-A playoff opener with visiting Newbury Park Friday night had a feeling that senior Will Montgomery was going to have a big night. Montgomery didn't disappoint. He had game-highs of 37 points, 12 rebounds and six steals.
February 9, 2000
In the Express League: Heritage Christian 66, Liberty Christian 24--Jason Grier had 24 points and 12 rebounds for Heritage Christian (21-4, 12-0), which won its 16th consecutive game. In the Freeway League: La Habra 65, Sonora 63--Tristen Gadberry intercepted a pass with five seconds remaining and went the length of the court to score the game-winning basket at the buzzer for La Habra (14-11, 6-3).
February 1, 2000
Jon James Bolsa Grande, Basketball James, a 6-foot-4 senior, averaged 31 points and 15 rebounds in two victories last week. In a game between the Garden Grove League's top two teams, James had 26 points, 15 re- bounds and eight blocked shots in a 77-74 overtime victory against Pacifica that kept Bolsa Grande undefeated in league. He had 36 points and 14 rebounds in a 91-67 victory over La Quinta for the Matadors' 12th consecutive victory.
January 29, 2000
Monique Kettler, a 6-foot junior center, had a triple-double to help St. Margaret's defeat Connelly, 58-42, in an Academy League girls' basketball game Friday at St. Margaret's. Kettler finished with 21 points, 21 rebounds and 10 blocked shots for the Tartans (4-9, 2-4 in league). Diane Kelly scored 29 points, including seven three-pointers, for Connelly (8-9, 4-4).
January 27, 2000 |
It was one of those games neither team deserved to lose. Pacifica, looking to tie Bolsa Grande atop the Garden Grove League standings, gave an inspired effort from the opening tip to the final buzzer. Bolsa Grande, meanwhile, unveiled a high-flying attack highlighted by three-pointers and electrifying dunks. But there's always a loser, and on this night Bolsa Grande senior forward Jon James made sure it wasn't the team wearing dark blue and red.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2000 |
Attendance was up at Bolsa Grande High School on Monday, after 56% of the student body missed school last week following a Columbine-style threat of violence. Only 706 of Bolsa Grande's 1,610 students attended class Friday, after school officials sent home a letter to parents warning them of the threat. Found in a desk before winter break, the paragraph-long threat written on a personal computer threatened harm against students at the Garden Grove school. It specifically mentioned Jan. 7.