September 10, 1989
The Orange Coast College men's cross-country team finished seventh and the women's team third in the Fresno State Invitational at Woodward Park in Fresno. In the men's division, American River was first with 74 points, Mt. San Antonio was second with 100 and Hartnell was third with 122. Orange Coast totaled 169. For Orange Coast, Chris Parmer finished 10th on the four-mile course with a time of 20 minutes, 44 seconds and Brad Sigler was 13th in 20:53.
November 4, 1989 |
Maricel Benavides of Orange Coast College won the women's individual race but Riverside won the men's and the women's team titles at the Orange Empire Conference cross-country championships Friday at Central Park in Huntington Beach. Benavides ran the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes 48.1 seconds. Virginia Emiliano of Rancho Santiago was second (20:42.3) and Mary Shelton of Riverside third (20:48.6). Riverside won the women's team title with 47 points.
April 24, 1988 |
Heavy rains, cold winds and quickly waning crowds were more than enough to discourage many of the top high school entrants at the Mt. SAC Relays Saturday morning at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut. Many of the premier athletes--including Taft High School's Quincy Watts, the nation's leader at 100 meters--were noticeably absent, having scratched from their events because of the weather.
November 19, 1989 |
Ken Hamdorf, Golden West College water polo coach, was starting to doubt if he would ever win a state title. Golden West had been in the championship game the past two seasons, only to lose to Long Beach both times. The Rustlers had lost in the semifinal round the previous season, which was Hamdorf's first as head coach. But Golden West ended Hamdorf's worries Saturday with a 14-10 victory over Cuesta to take the state title at Belmont Plaza in Long Beach.
October 7, 1989
Maricela Benavides of Orange Coast College won the race, but San Diego Mesa won the day Friday at the Irvine Invitational cross-county race at Irvine Regional Park. Benavides won the 3 1/4-mile women's race in 18 minutes and 40.8 seconds but Mesa won the team title with 96 points. OCC was second with 113 points, Riverside was third with 129 points and Rancho Santiago was fourth with 145 points.
September 23, 1989
Chris Parmer nosed ahead of teammate Eric Anderson to win, leading Orange Coast College past Saddleback, 20-41, Friday in an Orange Empire Conference cross-county meet at Irvine Regional Park. Palmer and Anderson both were timed in 22 minutes. Sean Douglas of Saddleback was third at 22:09. In an Orange Empire Conference women's cross-country meet, Mari Benavides of Orange Coast won in 20:24 to lead Orange Coast to a 17-44 victory over Saddleback.