November 6, 1987 |
Woodbridge High School passed when it could and ran when it had to Thursday night to remain undefeated with a 26-6 victory over Orange in a Pacific Coast League football game in front of 300 at Irvine High School. After passing for 101 yards in the first half, the Warriors turned cautious by keeping the ball on the ground through the final two quarters. Both strategies were effective.
December 3, 1988 |
Agoura High had advanced to the semifinals of the Southern Section Division VIII football playoffs on the strength of a hard-hitting defense. But Friday night, the Chargers ran into a Woodbridge team with a defense equal to theirs and an offense vastly superior. The result was a 21-0 Woodbridge victory at Agoura that earned the Warriors a shot at their second consecutive Southern Section championship. "We just got beat by a better football team tonight," Agoura Coach Frank Greminger said.
September 17, 1988 |
Fred Schweer passed for 164 yards and 2 touchdowns to lead Woodbridge High School to a 23-0 victory over Foothill Friday night at Tustin High School. Woodbridge's defense contributed greatly in the victory, holding Foothill to only 14 total yards in the first half and 32 yards for the game. "We didn't play very good pass defense tonight, and we didn't play that well on offense either," Foothill Coach Jerry Howell said. "We just didn't play very good football."
November 28, 1987
Quarterback Derrick Odum scored two touchdowns to lead Woodbridge High School to a 33-25 victory over Paso Robles in a Desert-Mountain Conference quarterfinal playoff game Friday night at Irvine Stadium. Odum, normally a wide receiver and defensive back, stepped in for the regular starting quarterback, Fred Schweer, who was sidelined with a bruised kidney.
December 3, 1988
Quarterback Fred Schweer threw three touchdown passes to lead Woodbridge High School to a 21-0 victory over Agoura in a Southern Section Division VIII semifinal football playoff Friday at Agoura. Schweer completed 12 of 26 passes for 242 yards as the Warriors improved their record to 12-1 and advanced to the championship game next Friday night against Trabuco Hills, the only team to defeat Woodbridge this season. Trabuco Hills defeated Woodbridge, 17-13, in the final regular-season game.
October 7, 1988 |
How bad was the football game between Canyon and Woodbridge high schools Thursday at Irvine High? Canyon did not make a first down the entire game, but the Comanches trailed by only a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter. Woodbridge won, 14-0, only to lose its top rusher, Randy Ramos, to a knee injury. Ramos, who was averaging 117 yards per game, left with about two minutes left in the first quarter and spent the rest of the game on the bench. The seriousness of the injury was not known.
December 12, 1987 |
Woodbridge High stunned Chaminade with two long completions in the final minute as the Warriors claimed the Desert-Mountain Conference championship with a 13-10 victory Friday night at Irvine High. Wide receiver Dax Jordan made a falling grab of quarterback Fred Schweer's arching spiral for a 32-yard touchdown with 50 seconds to play. Two plays earlier, faced with a third and 23 at the Woodbridge 27-yard line, Schweer lofted a 46-yard bomb to tailback John Rios.
October 18, 1987 |
Woodbridge High School scored in every quarter and limited Trabuco Hills' potent passing attack to 81 yards, gaining a 23-0 victory Saturday in front of 1,000 in Mission Viejo Stadium. The game pitted two of the six undefeated teams in Orange County against each other, but it was obvious after one quarter that Trabuco Hills (5-1 overall, 0-1 in league play) was overmatched in the Pacific Coast League opener for both schools.
October 19, 1990 |
It's understandable that Washington players and fans are talking about the Rose Bowl, considering that the Huskies are the only Pacific 10 team that hasn't lost a conference game (3-0) and have a favorable schedule in their remaining five games. However, Coach Don James is trying to put a lid on such optimism. James is mindful that the Huskies had 3-0 Pac-10 records four times in the 1980s and didn't go to the Rose Bowl.
October 4, 1991 |
James Wyatt says he believes in omens, that the first play in the first game of the football season will determine how the rest of the year will go. Right from the start, everything seemed to go haywire last season, Wyatt's first as Woodbridge High School's starting quarterback. This season, the signs were different no matter how you looked at them. The Warriors had a "great" Hell Week, if there is such a thing. Heading into a scrimmage against Fauquier High of Warrenton, Va.