June 6, 1987 |
Brian Walker spent two years at Big Bear High School searching for a home-field advantage. This involved the little matter of finding the home field, which was usually covered by a blanket of snow. At Big Bear, the boys of summer had to wait until the spring meltdown before they could throw out the first pitch. "We didn't really have a field most of the time," Walker said, "because there was snow all over it. We practiced in the gym. I remember my freshman year . . . we played two home games.
March 30, 1991 |
Brian Walker continued his torrid hitting with a home run and two singles as Saddleback defeated MiraCosta, 6-1, in a nonconference baseball game in Mission Viejo. Walker, a sophomore transfer from Loyola Marymount, has reached base in 18 of his past 26 plate appearences with 14 hits and three walks. He was hit once. Walker is batting a team-high .413.
June 30, 2002 |
Rocket Guy is way behind schedule. If things had worked out as planned, he'd already be the first person to single-handedly launch himself into the stratosphere. He'd be making the talk-show rounds, telling audiences about how this slightly wacky toy inventor took a childhood dream and made it a reality. He'd be bragging about how he boosted himself 30 miles straight up in a rocket he made in his home workshop. Or, perhaps he might be dead. Rocketry, after all, is fraught with peril.
January 26, 2003 |
Above all, the underground comix of the late 1960s and early 1970s were dirty. Unlike the newspaper strips of the era, which featured clean lines and obvious gags, underground comix were jam-packed with scuzzy, hallucinatory images, offering surreal plot lines that often veered toward incoherence.
April 29, 1988
Pitcher Brian Walker of Capistrano Valley High School has signed a letter of intent with Loyola Marymount University, Capistrano Valley Coach Bob Zamora said. Walker, a 6-foot 1-inch, 185-pound left-hander, is 3-4 this season with a 1.81 earned-run average and 46 strikeouts. He was 4-0 last season and helped the Cougars win the Southern Section 2-A championship.
April 5, 1991
In other Orange Empire Conference games: Saddleback 13, Fullerton 12--Brad Porter had a two-out bloop double to cap a five-run rally in the ninth for host Saddleback (12-15, 4-9). Brian Walker had four hits and two RBIs for Saddleback (12-15, 4-9). Darby Carmichael had five hits, including a home run, and Ed Garcia (a grand slam) and Sal Mancuso had home runs for Fullerton (19-12, 6-7).