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SPORTS
May 10, 1990
Senior Krissy Kyriazis set the Canyon High School single-season record for hits as the Comanches defeated Santa Ana, 11-1, in a Century League softball game Wednesday at Canyon. Kyriazis was four for five against Santa Ana and has 36 hits this season for Canyon (20-6, 7-2). Nikki Lewis had 34 hits last season. In Pacific Coast League softball: Woodbridge 2, Laguna Beach 0--Alisha Nelson (14-9) pitched a one-hitter and had 11 strikeouts as Woodbridge (17-10, 9-1) clinched the league title.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1991
Santa Clarita school officials announced Monday they will retain cheerleading squads at Canyon High School instead of disbanding them after a dispute over picking head cheerleaders led to death threats against a vice principal. But the William S. Hart School District Board also formalized procedures for the selection of head cheerleaders, admonishing parents and students to accept the changes peacefully and put the dispute to rest.
SPORTS
April 21, 1989
Allison Franke, Canyon High School's multitalented track and field athlete, has signed a national letter of intent to attend Southern Methodist University in the fall. Franke, The Times' Orange County girls' track and field athlete of the year in 1988, won discus and triple jump titles at the Southern Section 4-A championships last year before capturing the discus title at the Southern Section Masters meet. This year, her best throw of 158-11 ranks seventh in the nation. Franke took trips to BYU, Washington, Georgia, Oregon before finally deciding on SMU, where she will major in communications.
SPORTS
October 14, 1993
Nelson Herrera has been hired as Canyon High School girls' basketball coach, girls' Athletic Director Harper Ephrom said Wednesday. Herrera replaces Bill Fitzgibbons, who resigned in March to spend more time with his family. Fitzgibbons led Canyon to four consecutive second-place finishes in the Century League. Last year, the Comanches were 14-9, losing to Edison in the first round of the Southern Section Division II-AA playoffs. Herrera was varsity coach at Artesia from 1989-92.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 1986
Some fled Vietnam and arrived in Orange County with only the will to succeed. Others are home-grown, the products of the county's own school systems. They are bound for universities from the West Coast to the East, for careers in medicine, science, the arts. But they share a single quality: They are the best and the brightest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 1991
Two more Canyon Country youths were arrested in the stabbing and beating of a 16-year-old student at Canyon High School, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday. One youth was arrested several hours after the Friday incident, which led to increased tensions between Latino and Anglo students at the suburban high school. The two other boys, both 16-year-old Canyon High School students, were in custody Tuesday at Sylmar Juvenile Hall on suspicion of attempted murder, Sgt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A 16-year-old boy convicted of stabbing a fellow Canyon High School student in December will be allowed to serve his time in a Los Angeles County Probation Department youth camp rather than at a California Youth Authority facility. The boy, whose name was not released because of his age, was convicted in March of attempted murder with the special allegation that a knife was used and that great bodily injury was caused. Deputy Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1999
Former Canyon High School football star Eddie James Pugh was sentenced to nine years in state prison after pleading guilty to robbing a bank with his cousin last year, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Pugh, 20, was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Charles Peven after pleading guilty to two counts of robbery and one count of escape, said Sandi Gibbons, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office.
SPORTS
November 28, 1988 | TOM HAMILTON
Bob Rau, who failed to win a game in his first season at Canyon High School, has resigned as the school's football coach. Rau was hired last spring by Jack Fox, the school's principal, with the hopes of rebuilding the football team, which was 2-7-1 the previous season. Rau had won 4 Freeway League titles in 5 seasons at La Habra from 1983-87 and had spent 17 years teaching in the Fullerton Union High School District before resigning to accept the position at Canyon.
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