March 3, 1991 |
Police on Saturday were still searching for two men who robbed an armored car guard of $97,500 while he was making a delivery at a check-cashing company. "This was not your typical robbery," Lt. Brad Kearns said. "This was a professional hit, a classic robbery. Someone knew what they were doing." When the Loomis Armored Car Service Inc. van pulled up to Any Kind Check Cashing on Friday, the two men were already inside the building, police said.
June 2, 1991 |
World champion Greg Welch of Bangor, Australia, and defending champion Brad Kearns of Cool, Calif., were among an expected 1,000 competitors in today's Orange County Performing Arts Center Triathlon at Lake Mission Viejo. Also competing in the event--which includes a 1,500-meter swim, a 40-kilometer cycle ride and a 10-kilometer run--were about 200 corporate relay teams and 100 open relay teams. The race was scheduled to begin at 7 a.m.
April 9, 1992 |
Organizers of the Orange County Performing Arts Center Triathlon announced Wednesday that they have increased the prize money to $25,000 for the May 31 race at Lake Mission Viejo. Better news for Brad Kearns, the two-time champion from Auburn, Calif., is that the men's and women's winners will each receive a Mazda Miata. He picked up a photo of the car and attached it to his name tag and said, "I'd like something in blue or red."
November 13, 1989 |
Brad Kearns of Malibu won the United States Biathlon Federation Championship in 1 hour, 14 minutes, 50 seconds at Central Park. Russ Jones, of Collingswood, N.J., was second in 1:16:23, followed by Bernard McGarry of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., in 1:17:05. Joy Hanson of West Chester, Pa., competing in her first biathlon ever, was the women's winner Sunday in 1:22:27. Shani Rogers of Los Altos Hills, Calif., followed in 1:24:42, and Sally Grand of Plymouth, N.H. was third in 1:25:27.
August 29, 1990
Melanie Clarke of Valley College won the heptathlon in a United States vs. Canada junior national team track and field dual meet in Levelland, Tex., last weekend. Clarke recorded a personal best of 5,099 points, easily outdistancing runner-up Kallen Madden of Texas A&M (4,665). On Saturday, the 1989 El Camino Real High graduate broke the heptathlon 200-meter meet record by 0.2 seconds, clocking 25.2.
June 4, 1988 |
A field of 1,700 triathletes is expected to compete in Sunday's Orange County Performing Arts Center Triathlon at 7 a.m., starting with a 1.5-kilometer swim at North Beach at Lake Mission Viejo. The swim will be followed by a 35-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run. The field includes 26 professionals (16 men, 10 women) competing for $11,000 in prize money--$2,000 each to the men's and women's winners. The men's field will be without Scott Molina, last year's champion.
June 4, 1994 |
Dave Scott, six-time Hawaii Ironman Triathlon champion, leads an elite field competing in the Orange County Performing Arts Center Triathlon on Sunday at Lake Mission Viejo. The top-three finishers in the triathlon, which features a 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike ride, and 10-kilometer run, will represent the United States at the Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia, this summer.
June 23, 1989 |
About 600 competitors are expected to start the fourth Huntington Beach triathlon, which will begin near the Huntington Beach Pier at 7 a.m. Saturday. Emilio DeSoto of San Diego, who finished second in the Orange County Performing Arts Center triathlon June 4 at Mission Viejo, is scheduled to compete in the $6,500 Huntington Beach race. Among those expected to challenge DeSoto are Doug Roberts, also of San Diego, who finished fifth in the Memphis triathlon; Rob Bistodeau of Del Mar; Mike Fillipow of Huntington Beach, and Australian Mark Pringle, who will be competing in the United States for the first time.