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June 4, 1989 | ANDY RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
El Segundo High School pitcher Rick Clark weathered two tough innings Saturday to lead the Eagles to the Southern Section 2-A Division baseball title with a 7-4 victory over San Marino at Dodger Stadium. With El Segundo leading, 7-2, in the sixth inning, San Marino loaded the bases with two outs. Clark had a full count on pinch-hitter Craig Milias when Coach John Stevenson went to the mound to calm his pitcher. Clark then ended the inning by striking out Milias. San Marino (22-4)
February 12, 2006 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Rex "Chris" Kenyon's passion for helicopters began in high school and never let up until his death last month in Iraq at age 34. As a 15-year-old at El Segundo High School, he was entranced by the elite fighter pilots in the movie "Top Gun." For his 17th birthday, he asked for a helicopter lesson. At 18, he was lured from his engineering studies at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo by Army recruiters who offered him a chance to fly helicopters as a full-time soldier.
October 3, 1985 | ALAN DROOZ
Keith Erickson wasn't a born sidekick. He was a multisport star at El Segundo High School. He was a basketball star at UCLA who helped John Wooden win his first two NCAA titles. He kept his volleyball skills polished well enough to make the 1964 Olympic team. He played for the Lakers' championship team of 1971-72 that won 33 straight games and he had a 12-year pro basketball career. Wooden has called him the best athlete he ever coached.
May 31, 1989
For the ninth time in 30 years Coach John Stevenson has guided El Segundo High School into the Southern Section baseball finals. The Eagles (25-5) defeated Temple City (20-8), Tuesday afternoon, 4-2, at Culver City High, to advance to the 2-A division final, which is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. at Dodger Stadium. El Segundo will play San Marino, a 4-3 winner over Gladstone. El Segundo has won five Southern Section titles, the last coming in 1979 when it defeated Oxnard Hueneme in the 4-A championship.
July 16, 2008 | Maria Elena Fernandez, Times Staff Writer
One of the new "90210" characters threw a big party at Boulevard3 last week, and though we can't divulge whom, we can say that it was as decadent an affair as you might expect from the new residents of the posh ZIP Code. The popular Hollywood club is just one of many Los Angeles locations executive producers intend to showcase on the CW spinoff series. "We're using iconic places, and hopefully we'll also be showing the cool places," executive producer Gabe Sachs said.
A large and diverse group of candidates will greet El Segundo voters when they go to the polls Nov. 7 to fill four school board seats. Eleven hopefuls are seeking a seat on the five-member board, which sets policy for the 1,950-student district. Of the candidates, only two, Timothy Chang and Ruth Parks, currently serve on the board. Incumbents David Jones and Janice Cruikshank did not seek reelection.
Whenever the No. 1 pass rusher in Southern California, Lawrence Jackson of Inglewood High, goes against the No. 1 passer, Matt Engle of El Segundo, it's almost like watching a Tom and Jerry cartoon. "I'm going to get you," Jackson says. "You can't catch me," Engle says. For two seasons, Engle has been one of the few quarterbacks to avoid becoming a Jackson sack victim. "I'm going to get you," Jackson says. "No you're not," Engle says.
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