September 7, 2000
There are dozens of outstanding seniors in the Southland, but here is a look at 16 that have already attracted major attention from college recruiters: * DeAndre Belin, Alta Loma, RB, 6-foot, 230 pounds Carried La Verne Bonita to Division IX title before transferring. * Robert Cleary, L. Elsinore Temescal Can., OL, 6-7, 275 Possesses outstanding strength and technique. Committed to UCLA.
November 27, 1999 |
Hands were not a strong point for the Troy football team Friday night. On offense, the Warriors couldn't hold onto the ball, and on defense, they couldn't hold onto La Verne Bonita running back DeAndre Belin. The Warriors turned the ball over three times on fumbles and Belin rushed for 261 yards and three touchdowns as Bonita won the Southern Section Division IX second-round game, 35-22, at Fullerton High.
December 10, 1999 |
Brea Olinda (12-0-1) vs. La Verne Bonita (13-0) 7:30 TONIGHT MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE The Division IX playoffs have held form as top-seeded La Verne Bonita meets second-seeded Brea Olinda. One team will take home the championship for the first time in decades; the Wildcats haven't won a title since 1963, the Bearcats since 1945. Bonita features the more balanced offense. Quarterback Shaun Abkarian (three interceptions in 185 passes) and running back DeAndre Belin are equally dangerous.
November 20, 1999 |
La Verne Bonita 57, University 21--DeAndre Belin rushed for 268 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the top-seeded Bearcats. Belin, who rushed for 1,426 yards and 24 touchdowns in the regular season, was virtually unstoppable. The 6-2, 230-pound running back scored on touchdown runs of 76 and 45 yards in the first half. Belin accounted for 225 of the Bearcats' 270 yards in the first half. University (4-7) took the opening kickoff and scored three plays later to take a 7-0 lead.
November 27, 1999
Rialto Eisenhower 13, St. Paul 9--Michael Hawkins scored on a one-yard in the second quarter as the Eagles advanced to the Division I semifinals with the victory at Eisenhower. Diamond Bar 49, San Clemente 21--Jason Wright rushed for 241 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead the defending-champion Brahmas (12-0) in a Division II victory at San Clemente. Dwight Wright of Diamond Bar added 118 yards and three touchdowns.
November 23, 2000
CITY SECTION 1. CRENSHAW: 12-0 Cougar quarterback Devin Hollins came up big against Taft. 2. CARSON: 9-3 Colts looking more and more like a team that can repeat. 3. SAN PEDRO: 9-3 Pirates' Marine League toughness paid off against Sylmar. 4. WILMINGTON BANNING: 6-6 Pilots reaping the benefits of murderous nonleague schedule. 5. SYLMAR: 11-1 Spartans' physical matchup against San Pedro was as good as advertised. 6.