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 28, 1995
Edison, Junior Track and field O'Bric, the defending Sunset League champion in the 300-meter hurdles, long and triple jumps, is stronger and four inches taller this year and already threatening personal bests. Saturday, she jumped a county-leading 17 feet 9 3/4 in the long jump and won the triple jump in 36-5 1/2 at the Brea Relays, leading the Chargers to the team title. She also finished fourth in the 100 hurdles in 15.2 seconds, beating her personal record by 0.4 seconds.