August 18, 1999 |
Rev. James Anguiano, principal at Alemany High, declined to say whether Darryl McDonald has resigned or had been fired, but said applications are being accepted to replace the boys' basketball coach. McDonald, who guided Alemany to a share of the Mission League title last season, was discovered last month to be a registered sex offender. "We're moving forward," Anguiano said. A committee will be formed to interview and make recommendations in the hiring of a new coach.
October 3, 1998 |
Commissioner Dean Crowley of the Southern Section has asked Alemany High to launch an investigation into allegations of possible rules violations involving its basketball program, Athletic Director Dudley Rooney said Friday. Rooney said the Southern Section has received several letters alleging possible rule violations, but they have not been forwarded to the school. "We are going to do an investigation to alleviate everybody's concerns that are out there," Rooney said.
November 16, 1999 |
David Wooley, hired to replace Darryl McDonald as boys' basketball coach at Alemany High last month, has resigned after only one official day of practice. Christian Dunbar, 23, a former player at Chatsworth High and Cal Lutheran, took over the team on Monday. Wooley said he became frustrated with the lack of a gym and the bureaucratic hurdles installed since the firing of McDonald, who was forced out after it was discovered he was a registered sex offender. Wooley, a former assistant at L.A.
December 15, 1998 |
For the record, Alemany High won its first game in five tries. But to the Indians, their 66-48 victory over Littlerock in the first round of the Valencia tournament Monday was merely a season opener, leaving them undefeated entering a quarterfinal game Wednesday against Birmingham. "Remember, we're 1-0, not 1-4," first-year Coach Darryl McDonald said. Two weeks ago, Alemany lost four games in the Saugus tournament by a combined 87 points.
August 28, 1999 |
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has placed Athletic Director Dudley Rooney of Alemany High on paid administrative leave in the wake of the disclosure that Darryl McDonald, former basketball coach, is a convicted sex offender. Rev. Gregory Coiro, a spokesman for the Archdiocese, on Friday said Rooney was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into the responsibility of the athletic director with regard to background checks for walk-on coaches.