March 8, 1986 |
Jeanine Jones, Chino High School's 5-7 guard, appeared to be in a trance during the first half of the Southern Section CIF 2-A girls' championship game against Lompoc Friday night at Gahr High. But Jones woke up in the second half, scoring 9 of her team-high 14 points to lead the Cowgirls (29-1) to a 59-40 win. "The coach told me at halftime to wake up and get with it or I'd be sitting on the bench, " said Jones, who was named the game's most valuable player.
April 12, 1990 |
"Look at all those people!" Tenise Harris peeked from the South Lounge in the Disneyland Hotel and got a bad case of nerves. "I'm so nervous I can't breathe ," said Harris, a Chino High School junior and one of 13 debutantes presented in the hotel's Grand Ballroom on Saturday night. The party, attended by 565 guests from Orange and Los Angeles counties, was sponsored by the Orange County chapter of Links Inc.
September 3, 1998 |
A 16-year-old Chino High football player died of a head injury Wednesday, hours after hitting helmets with a teammate and collapsing during practice. Scott Maughan, a junior linebacker, became wobbly, then fell to the ground after colliding with another player during a routine defensive drill Tuesday night. A school trainer provided immediate assistance, with paramedics called promptly, Principal Robert Nero said.
April 29, 1999 |
Nakiya Johnson is counting the days until she leaves the Southland to attend college and run track for the University of Texas, the defending NCAA women's champion. "I can't wait," said the senior at Chino Hills Ayala. "Only 3 1/2 months." Johnson cautions that she is not in a hurry to leave her friends and family behind. But after establishing herself as one of the top girls' 400-meter runners in the world last summer, she's eager to get the next phase of her career out of the starting blocks.
October 22, 2004 |
To be a member of one of the state's best boys' cross-country teams, one must adhere to Chino Don Lugo Coach Don Salyers' formula of pack running, or staying together as a group as long as possible to maximize point potential. It often means sacrificing individual honors to meet the team's goal. "Ninety percent of the time," Salyers says, "the team that has the individual champion doesn't win the team championship." Senior Fitsum Tesfa, however, is usually the leader of the pack.
June 4, 1998 |
Angela Williams of Chino High has finally run against an opponent that's faster than she is. An opponent she can't leave behind with her rocket start or pull away from with her blazing speed. That opponent is time. To be exact, 11 seconds of time. Williams, who will compete in the 100 and 200 meters and long jump in the state track and field championships at Cerritos College on Friday and Saturday, began the season intent on becoming the first U.S.