December 25, 2000 |
They have 109 years of coaching experience among them, 37 state titles and 68 conference titles. Their combined record is 1,534-257-29, a winning percentage of 84%. They built their community college programs from scratch and turned them into legends. But the winning streaks, titles and awards can be forgotten.
December 4, 2000
Golden West won its eighth consecutive community college state title in women's volleyball, rallying to defeat Long Beach, 13-15, 8-15, 15-12, 15-13, 15-11, Sunday at San Joaquin Delta. Golden West (27-0) has won 92 consecutive matches, 28 in the postseason. The Rustlers dropped the first two games of the championship, but fought back to take the final three, led by Grace Boyd, who had 18 kills and six digs.
December 2, 2000
Golden West defeated Cabrillo in three games Friday in the first round of the women's volleyball state tournament at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton. Sarah Boogaard had 12 kills to lead the Rustlers in their 15-1, 15-3, 15-7 victory. Golden West will play Moorpark in the quarterfinals at noon today. In the state wrestling championships: Rustlers in seventh--Golden West is in seventh place after the first day of competition at Golden West. The Rustlers scored 37.8 points after three rounds.
November 29, 2000
Wide receiver Derrick Barnes of Santa Ana College and defensive back Guy Porter of Fullerton have been chosen co-players of the year in the Mission Conference Central Division. The Orange Coast coaching staff, headed by Mike Taylor, was also honored with the conference's "Co-Coaching Staff of the Year" award. The all-conference team: FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE QB--Andy Goodenough, Palomar. RB--Josh Galae, Palomar; James Dawkins, Orange Coast).
November 28, 2000
Ocean View Coach: Jim Harris 1999-2000 record: 29-4 League record: 8-0 With the Lakewood Artesia program in rebuilding mode after the dismissal of its longtime coach, Wayne Merino, Ocean View should be the favorite to win the Division II-A championship. The Seahawks, who lost to the Pioneers in last season's title game, return four starters, including Times' Orange County first-team selection Marques Crane and scrappy guard Torin Beeler.
November 26, 2000
The Golden West women's volleyball team needed just 43 minutes to sweep visiting Cuesta, 15-1, 15-3, 15-2, in the Southern California playoffs Saturday and advance to the eight-team state tournament in Stockton. The top-ranked Rustlers, seven-time defending state champions, jumped out to leads of 9-0 in the first game and 10-0 in the third game. Middle blocker Grace Boyd had a match-high eight kills, Raimi Mitchell and Sarah Boogaard each had six kills and Amanda Siler had 22 assists.
November 19, 2000
Freshmen Daylene Coberly scored four goals and Neisha Hoagland had three as Orange Coast scored early to sink Palomar, 12-5, in the semifinals of the women's water polo state championships Saturday at Mt. San Antonio College. Sophomore goalkeeper Erin Kennedy played all but the last four minutes and made 10 saves. Orange Coast (29-7-1), ranked No. 2 in the state, meets No. 1 Golden West at 2:45 p.m. today for the state title.
November 18, 2000
Mike McDay and Kevin Marsh each had eight goals to lead Golden West to a 20-4 victory over Sierra in the first round of the state men's water polo tournament Friday at Mt. San Antonio College. Top-ranked Golden West will meet Citrus at 3:30 p.m. today in a semifinal. In the state women's water polo tournament: Golden West 28, Foothill 2--Anna Korobova scored five times in the first quarter as the top-ranked Rustlers ran away with a first-round game at Mt. SAC.
November 17, 2000
The Golden West men's and women's water polo teams are top-seeded in the state championships, which begin today at Mt. San Antonio College. The Rustler women (33-1), looking for their fourth consecutive state title, have not lost to a community college team this season. Their lone loss came against USC. They open the state tournament against Foothill at 8 a.m. The men's team (30-2) won nine consecutive state titles between 1989 and '97, but finished second in 1998 and third in '99.