April 25, 1990 |
Two state all-star basketball games, featuring the top boys' and girls' high school seniors, have been scheduled for June 24 at UC Irvine's Bren Center. The doubleheader will have a North vs. South format with a squad of 11 graduating seniors on four teams. It will be the first state all-star boys' game since 1971, and the first state all-star girls' game. The rosters will be announced in two weeks.
January 20, 1988 |
You're going to take a left here . . . . OK, now turn right at the sign . . . . All right, slow, that's it. No one on Shelly Street called Jesse Lynwood III "Jesse." He was Scootie, a name pinned to him by an aunt who noticed that, as a baby, he didn't crawl so much as scoot across the kitchen linoleum.
December 24, 1986 |
They are dedicated to their quest and tireless in their means to achieve it. And yet, for all their troubles and good intentions they are dubbed rats. Gym rats. Mouse would be much more endearing--Mickey is a mouse. Lion more noble; but alas, rat is the most accurate. First, consider a gym rat's simple-as-cheese desire: to play hoops. To play hoops indoors where they are free from elements such as wind, rain and darkness.
December 23, 1990 |
The weather outside was frightful, and things inside were almost as bleak, as the Santa Ana boys' basketball team played Orange Lutheran Friday afternoon in the Irvine High School gym. As one of many consolation-round matchups in the Irvine World News tournament, Santa Ana-Orange Lutheran had all the attraction of diced tofu. In the bleachers, yawns (plenty) outnumbered fans (few).
March 4, 1985 |
A scout from the University of Santa Clara came to Hacienda Heights Wilson High School last Wednesday to watch Esperanza center forward Paul Good, who was suppose to be playing against the Wildcats in a Southern Section 3-A playoff soccer game. But when he arrived at the second-round game, there was no No. 13. Good, the Aztecs' leading scorer and best player, had been suspended for a week by school authorities and was not allowed to play.