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June 9, 1999
789 Wildcat Way Brea 92621 (714) 990-7850 * Enrollment: 1,791 * Established: 1926, rebuilt in 1989 * Team name: Wildcats * Newspaper: Wildcat * Principal: Kathleen Beard * Student president: Adam Roth (vice president Tiffany Whitton served for the first quarter) * Valedictorians: Jenny Lah, Katrina Mayberry, Jeff McMillan and David Scharfe * Famous alumnus: Not a grad, but "Titanic" director James Cameron drove the food truck for the Brea Olinda food department * Winning moments: Top Dog Day in
March 15, 1998
Diamond Bar 4, Brea Olinda 0--Diamond Bar built a four-run lead after the second inning and went on to win the championship game. Brea Olinda falls to 3-2. Esperanza 2, Lakewood St. Joseph's 0--Jamie Van Kleesbeak allowed two hits and struck out seven as the Aztecs (4-1) defeated St. Joseph's (2-3) in the fifth-place game. Melissa Fox had a run-scoring triple to key the Esperanza attack. In the Covina Western Christian softball tournament: Whittier Christian 1, St.
February 13, 1997 | PAUL McLEOD
It had been so easy the first time around--on the road at Valencia--that Brea Olinda boys' basketball Coach Gene Lloyd had a funny feeling in his stomach when he took the floor at home Wednesday night for the Orange League rematch with the Tigers. A victory meant not only a third consecutive league title, but a school record-tying 16th consecutive victory.
March 4, 2011
FRIDAY'S GAMES Boys SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 5A Van Nuys Montclair Prep (23-8) vs. Chatsworth Sierra Canyon (24-5), 5 p.m. at Santa Ana Mater Dei ? These two Alpha League teams split in league play, but Sierra Canyon won, 68-51, on Feb. 8 and has the physical advantage with a group of talented young players, led by sophomore guard Jahmel Taylor (21.6 points). Montclair Prep, going for its fifth section title, has to deal with Sierra Canyon's full-court press.
May 16, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Supt. Tim Harvey, who has led the Brea Olinda Unified School District for six years, announced Tuesday that he would retire in December. "The District is in a good place right now and the time is right for me to move to a new phase of my professional and personal life," Harvey stated in a news release. Harvey, who has worked in the district for 20 years, was previously a teacher and administrator in Orange and La Habra.
October 5, 1996 | DALE RUHE
Matt Calcevich threw three touchdown passes to Guillermo Esparza to lead Brea Olinda to a 31-20 nonleague victory over Katella Friday at Brea Olinda High School. Esparza's 19-yard touchdown catch with 2:43 left clinched the victory. He finished with seven receptions for 165 yards. Calcevich completed eight of 13 passes for 194 yards, as the Wildcats rolled up 459 yards in offense. The Wildcats (1-3) took advantage of Katella mistakes and led, 14-0, at halftime.
December 19, 1999 | DAVE DESMOND
Brea Olinda opened an 11-point lead after a quarter, then saw it slip away and lost to Copperas Cove of Texas, 55-44, Saturday in the second round of the Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions. It was the second year in a row the Ladycats lost to Copperas Cove, the defending champions in the tournament's National Championship Division. Brea Olinda, top-ranked in Orange County, fell to 8-2.
September 29, 2000 | VINCE DiCANZIO
Steve Stagnaro passed for 148 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats at Brea. Brea Olinda (3-1) started fast by recovering a blocked punt by Mike Chu in the first quarter at the Katella 27. The Wildcats scored three plays later on Manny Gutierrez's 15-yard run to take a 7-0 lead. Gutierrez rushed for 79 yards and scored two touchdowns.
Eric Albrecht's two-yard touchdown run with one minute left in the game capped an 84-yard drive and propelled Brea Olinda to a 17-14 Orange League victory over host Western Friday night. The victory also gave the Wildcats (7-1, 3-0 in league) sole possession of first place in the league.
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