September 12, 1999 |
The means might change, but the Calabasas High girls' tennis team hopes the end will be the same. "I would be disappointed if we don't make the finals again," Coach Bill Bellatty said. The Coyotes were the region's only team to reach a Southern Section championship match last season, losing to San Marino, 12-6, in the Division IV final. Calabasas finished 21-1-1 on the strength of its singles play, relying heavily on No. 1 player Shervin Saedinia, who has moved on to Syracuse.
September 11, 1999 |
Things are getting serious for the Harvard-Westlake High girls' golf team. The Wolverines placed third in the inaugural Southern Section girls' championships last year and returning players such as junior Ina Kim and sophomore Emma Stachowicz want to accomplish more this season. "We want to win [the Mission League title] again and [the section championships] too," Stachowicz said. "We're more serious this year. We're more focused on our goals.
September 10, 1999
Antelope Valley COACH: Brent Carder (30th season). 1998 RECORD: 4-6, 1-3 in Foothill Conference. COMING BACK: QB Justin Holtfreter was sidelined by an injury in the 1998 opener. QB Monte Gutowski passed for 932 yards and eight touchdowns before being knocked out for the season in the eighth game. S Bobby Antee made 52 tackles and had four interceptions.
June 25, 1999 |
Maureen LeCocq was watching a youth softball game recently when she was approached by a young girl and asked for her autograph. It was a first for LeCocq. Chaminade High's senior right-hander, but it should not have been a surprise. Her pitching has made her not only a champion, but a celebrity. People attended Chaminade games just to be able to say they saw LeCocq in person.
May 12, 1999
Faith Baptist High set or tied at least seven state baseball records on Tuesday in a 57-0 Heritage League victory over host Pilgrim in a game called after five innings because of the 10-run rule. Freshman Christian Hariot set a national record with nine hits. The Contenders (15-5, 10-1 in league) had 50 hits--including 12 doubles, five triples and nine home runs--shattering by 13 the state record for hits in a game.
April 29, 1999 |
Of course, it had to end this way. Bryson Atkins and Devin Montgomery, the impressive backcourt duo at Alemany High that left San Fernando in a highly publicized transfer before the school year, get to run one last time against their old rivals from the City Section. Atkins and Montgomery will play for the Southern Section team in the third annual Battle of the Valley All-Star Basketball Game on Saturday night at Cal State Northridge.