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February 10, 1993 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It started as a joke, really. Just a flippant line that Eric Gunther thought was funny. ' 'Hey coach, I'm coming out for soccer and I'm going to be your goalie." That was a commitment, as far as Servite High School Coach Rich Manning was concerned. He was a coach in need. The Friars returned no one in the goal and had nothing to draw on. Then Gunther decided to be funny. So what if he had never played soccer before? Desperate times called for desperate measures.
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February 10, 1993 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It started as a joke, really. Just a flippant line that Eric Gunther thought was funny. ' 'Hey coach, I'm coming out for soccer and I'm going to be your goalie." That was a commitment, as far as Servite High School Coach Rich Manning was concerned. He was a coach in need. The Friars returned no one in the goal and had nothing to draw on. Then Gunther decided to be funny. So what if he had never played soccer before? Desperate times called for desperate measures.
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SPORTS
January 7, 1993
Anthony Rodriguez scored three goals and Rafael Mosqueda added a pair as Santiago beat host La Quinta, 5-2, in a Garden Grove League boys' soccer game Wednesday. Santiago improved to 5-2-1, 3-0. In the Sea View League: Corona del Mar 3, Woodbridge 2--Dustin Lee, Rick Bahaeor and Jason Boyce scored second-half goals as Corona del Mar (10-0-2, 1-0) rallied past Woodbridge (4-3-2, 0-1).
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October 6, 1992
School: Servite High Sport: Football Position: Strong safety Class: Senior Last season Gass suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice the week before the Friars' first Angelus League game. It wasn't good news for the Servite defense, which received a 44-0 pummeling by Mater Dei. But Gass recovered nicely and so have the Friars. Friday, Gass had six sacks as Servite introduced itself to the Sunset League with a 28-6 victory over Edison.
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December 1, 1985 | DAVE DESMOND, Times Staff Writer
Quarterback Andy Sherman completed 18 of 33 passes for 269 yards and 3 touchdowns Saturday night, leading St. Genevieve High to a 35-7 romp over Elsinore in a Desert-Mountain Conference quarterfinal game at Tom Bradley Stadium. The game marked the return of the Valiants' standout running back, Jeff De La Cruz, who was returning from an ankle injury that sidelined him in St. Genevieve's first-round win over Carpinteria. He averaged 109 yards per game during the regular season.
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November 23, 1985 | STEVE HENSON, Times Staff Writer
After a first half in which they appeared to need a road map to find the end zone, the St. Genevieve Valiants blew the doors off Carpinteria, 28-12, Friday night at Birmingham High. The win advanced St. Genevieve (9-2) to the second round of the Desert-Mountain Conference playoffs. Perhaps the Valiants found an atlas at halftime.
SPORTS
September 27, 1989
Setter Michelle Pagan had 16 assists and six digs Tuesday as Royal High cruised by Westlake, 15-5, 15-5, 15-5, in a Marmonte League girls' volleyball match at Royal. Stephanie Champ had eight kills for Royal (4-0, 3-0 in league play) and teammate Jennifer Hamilton added 10 blocks. Westlake dropped to 1-2 in league play. In other girls' volleyball matches: Thousand Oaks d. Channel Islands, 15-4, 15-1, 15-6--Amy Chellevold had 11 kills and Aimee Stone added nine for the Lancers, ranked No.
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November 21, 1992 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With 52 seconds remaining, Servite's defense trudged onto the field one last time. It was more of a curtain call for the Friars. For three more plays, Servite shut down El Dorado to put the finishing touches on a 14-0 victory over the Golden Hawks at Cal State Fullerton in the first round of the Southern Section Division II playoffs. Behind the Friars were those five ugly turnovers, near disasters all of them. Ahead was a second round matchup against Pasadena Muir.
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August 27, 1992 | Responses gathered by Shara Cohen
The first day of school is often a dreaded event. It marks the beginning of a schedule, an alarm clock, tests and studying. Those who have grown accustomed to waking up at noon and staying at the beach all day are unprepared for the September event. Hot Topics asks, "What do you need most for the first day of school?" "Sleep, or a pillow and a blanket, because that's the most boring day of the year.
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October 3, 1992 | TOM HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Servite High School's debut in the Sunset League was a sleepwalk Friday night, but then the Friars' defensive star, A.J. Gass, has taken the long walk before. Gass, who once walked 16 miles to practice from his home in Corona, walked over perennial power Edison, getting six sacks as Servite got defensive with a 28-6 victory in front of 3,200 fans at Cal State Fullerton.
SPORTS
May 8, 1987
The game was so one-sided that even Poly Coach Jerry Cord could hardly bear to watch. Poly sent 15 batters to the plate in the first inning, scoring 10 runs, and finished with 20 hits in a 25-0 victory over Hollywood on Thursday in an East Valley League game at Hollywood. All nine Poly starters hit safely and drove in at least one run. Mario Gomez (1-0), Poly's No. 3 starter, threw a complete-game four-hitter.
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