December 4, 1996
Coach: Ron Willms (20th year). 1995-96: 10-8-5, 7-1-2 in the South Coast League, lost to Esperanza, 1-0, in overtime, in the Southern Section Division I quarterfinals. Key returners: Zack Brennan, midfielder, Jr.; Mark Greco, goalkeeper, Sr.; Eric Johnson, midfielder, first-team all-league, Sr.; Chris Latini, defender, Jr.; Ricky Parker, defender, missed last season with knee injury, second-team all-section as sophomore, Sr.; Brian Ramirez, forward, Jr.; Taylor Richmond, forward, So.
February 27, 2009 |
With a signing bonus of several million dollars at stake, hard-throwing left-hander Tyler Matzek of Mission Viejo Capistrano Valley is going to face lots of pressure situations over the next three months. He already has been tested off the diamond, whether dealing with the constant scrutiny and questions from major league scouts or the tumultuous highs and lows when his father was hospitalized with throat cancer.
December 12, 1996 |
Top-ranked Capistrano Valley fell to unranked Fountain Valley on Tuesday and hosts No. 8 Esperanza at 3 p.m. today. Esperanza's game against No. 2 Santa Margarita on Tuesday was canceled because of rain and has not yet been rescheduled. In other games today at 3 p.m., No. 9 Edison is at No. 3 Mater Dei and Santa Margarita plays at No. 7 Canyon