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.
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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.
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January 8, 2000 |
More than half of the students at a Garden Grove high school stayed home Friday after a note threatening Columbine-type violence was found in a classroom, police said. Officers from the Garden Grove Police Department combed the Bolsa Grande High School campus, searching through lockers and checking roof tops. By late Friday, police said they had spoken to several students about the incident but had made no arrests.
December 31, 1999
Bolsa Grande made up a seven-point halftime deficit and defeated Katella, 76-67, in the championship game of the Katella boys' basketball tournament Thursday. Willie Montgomery scored 25 points to lead Bolsa Grande, which outscored Katella, 43-27, in the second half. Omar Amaral and Jon James each scored 19 points for the Matadors. Phillip Tyson scored 17 points and Nick Novella 16 for Katella.