ARTICLES ABOUT CALIFORNIA INTERSCHOLASTIC FEDERATION SOUTHERN SECTION BY DATE - PAGE 5
May 19, 1998 |
The general membership of the Catholic Athletic Assn. passed an amendment to its constitution Monday that shifts much of the decision-making for realignment from its executive committee to parochial school principals. The vote brings the organization more in line with the re-leaguing process used within geographic areas that make up the Southern Section.
May 14, 1998 |
Santa Margarita High is expected to file an appeal today with the CIF office in San Rafael, over its removal from the county public school athletic leagues, principal Merritt Hemenway said Wednesday. Along with Mater Dei, Rosary and Servite, Santa Margarita was voted out of public school leagues, beginning in the 1999-2000 school year, by the Southern Section Council during its April 28 meeting. The council also voted La Verne Damien and Glendora St. Lucy's out of the Baseline League.
May 1, 1998 |
County high school principals are considering a radical direction in trying to solve the complex problem of realigning the area's 10 athletic leagues beginning with the 1999-2000 school year. A plan to divide county high schools by three geographic regions and allow principals of each to determine league alignment has been proposed by Laguna Hills Principal Wayne Mickaelian and University boys' Athletic Director Mark Cunningham.
April 29, 1998 |
The Southern Section Council voted Tuesday to remove Mater Dei, Rosary, Santa Margarita and Servite high schools from the county's public athletic leagues and place them in an all-Catholic school league beginning with the 1999-2000 school year. The council, by a 55-12 vote with two abstentions and three absences, approved a constitutional amendment allowing the section to invoke "special circumstances" in regards to area placement of schools.
April 8, 1998 |
A Mater Dei official indicated Tuesday that the Diocese of Orange favors placing Mater Dei, Santa Margarita, Servite and Rosary into all-Catholic leagues with Orange and Los Angeles county parochial schools. Father Steve Sallot, Mater Dei rector who also represented the Catholic Athletic Assn. at a realignment meeting, said the diocese is preparing to "assert itself" into the issue of league realignment.
March 25, 1998 |
Corona del Mar High principal Don Martin is still unhappy that there will be no realignment of the county's 10 athletic leagues for at least another year, but instead of having another appeal rejected, he decided against asking the Southern Section at Tuesday's section council meeting to switch from the Sea View League to the Pacific Coast League for the 1998-99 school year.
January 30, 1998 |
The more county principals talked and argued about changes in league realignment the last 1 1/2 years, the more things will remain the same after Thursday's voting at the Southern Section Council meeting. By a margin of 8-1, with one abstention, league representatives rejected a realignment proposal that would have made dramatic changes in the Pacific Coast, Sea View, South Coast and Sunset leagues for the next two years.
January 29, 1998 |
At today's Southern Section Council meeting in Buena Park, Esperanza Principal Ray Plutko is expected to present the principals' proposal to realign Orange County's 10 athletic leagues for the next two years. It's a proposal that has been worked on, argued, presented, rejected, reconsidered and reconfigured by the 62-member committee for more than a year.
January 23, 1998 |
The Southern Section executive committee, reacting to concerns about competitive equity between public and private schools in Orange County and elsewhere, announced Thursday plans to develop a proposal governing the placement of schools for realignment purposes and the criteria used to determine league membership. The executive committee's goal is to have a proposal to present to the section council no later than its last meeting of the school year, April 28.