May 30, 1995
Spotlight * Esperanza's Courtney Pugmire shatters county's 3,200 meters record at Friday's Masters Meet. * Tustin beats Calvary Chapel in Division II volleyball finals. * Santa Margarita gets six home runs in past two playoff victories. * Mission Viejo freshman Ashley Bethel breaks county's 100 low hurdles mark at Masters Meet.
March 1, 1995
Esperanza's Courtney Pugmire, The Times Orange County girls' cross-country runner of the year this past fall, has signed a letter of intent to attend Brigham Young, Aztec Coach Al Britt said Tuesday. Known primarily as a middle-distance specialist, Pugmire was the Southern Section Division II champion at 800 and 1,600 meters last spring. She selected BYU over Alabama and Villanova.
April 7, 1995 |
Many of the nation's elite high school track and field athletes will compete Saturday at the 28th Arcadia/Foot Locker Invitational. Closer to home, more than 30 local teams will participate in the Tustin Relays beginning this afternoon. Esperanza's Kristy Kierulff, defending State high jump champion, and teammate Courtney Pugmire, The Times Orange County cross-country runner of the year, will compete in Arcadia's elite evening session, which begins at 4 p.m. The morning session begins at 11 a.m.
December 9, 1994 |
The nation's finest high school cross-country runners will participate Saturday in the annual Foot Locker National Championships at Morley Field in San Diego. Courtney Pugmire of Esperanza and Heather Garritson of Buena Park will compete for the West squad. Each of the four regional teams has 16 runners (eight boys and eight girls) who qualified at regional finals.
March 11, 1996
Coach: Al Britt (15th year). 1995: Two-time defending Orange County Champions; Sunset League co-champions; the Southern Section Division I runners-up. Key returners: Stacy Jarne, SP, DT, So.; Lauren Matt, 800, Sr.; Karen Mitchell, 1,600, 3,200, Jr.; Kelly O'Connor, LJ, TJ, PV, Sr.; Heather Perrin, 200, 400, Sr.; Crystal Smith, 1,600, Sr.; Beth Weidler, 1,600, So. Key newcomers: Kristin Hawking, 800, 1,600, Sr.; Lisa Massoth, 1,600, 3,200, Fr.; Leslie Rietveld, 800, So.; Lisa Smith, 1,600, Fr.