June 12, 2001 |
Mario Bassani didn't keep a lid on his talent this season. He wasn't about to be silenced by the competition. Bassani, an Irvine High senior, was quick to nominate himself as the best track and field athlete in the county this spring, then went about proving it. Bassani was the only boy from the county to qualify for the state finals in two events. He ran some of the county's best times in years in the 400 meters and also ranks among the all-time fastest in the 200.
June 3, 2001
County schools that have won Southern Section softball championships, with division and championship game results: *--* Yr. School Div. 1977 MARINA 4-A d. El Segundo, 7-2 1977 EL DORADO 3-A d. Cabrillo, 3-2 1978 LA QUINTA 3-A d. Los Amigos, 3-0 1979 MARINA 4-A d. North Torrance, 5-1 1981 LA HABRA 3-A d. Lakewood St. Joseph, 3-1 1983 CYPRESS 4-A d. Santa Maria Righetti, 5-2 1984 KENNEDY 4-A d. Marina, 1-0 1984 FULLERTON 2-A d. Long Beach Millikan, 2-1 1984 ROSARY 1-A d.
April 8, 2001 |
University High didn't win any Southern Section championships during the winter sports season, but that didn't stop the Trojans from overtaking defending champion Newport Harbor in the large-school division of The Times' Orange County All-Sports Awards. Corona del Mar retained its lead in the small-school division, but not by the large margin it held at the end of the fall season when it led by 36 points.
April 3, 2001 |
Mission Viejo High junior David Frazeur, who is among the county leaders in the 110 high hurdles and the triple jump, has apparently won his battle for eligibility with the California Interscholastic Federation. Frazeur's appeal of a decision by Southern Section Commissioner James Staunton was heard last week by a section appeals officer, who ruled that Frazeur can remain eligible in track and field provided escrow closes on the family's home by Friday, as is expected.
March 29, 2001 |
The top-ranked boys' and girls' swim teams from Irvine High are expected to continue their domination of county competitors at the Foothill Swim Games beginning today at Foothill High School. The Vaquero girls are aiming for their sixth consecutive Foothill Games title, while the boys are going for their fourth in a row at the 29-year-old meet. The girls' preliminaries begin at 3 today. The boys' prelims begin at 3 p.m. Friday, with the finals at 10 a.m. Saturday.
March 29, 2001 |
Cedric Bozeman of Mater Dei and Josh Childress of Lakewood Mayfair High capped their high school basketball careers Wednesday night by participating in the McDonald's All-American game at Cameron Indoor Stadium at Durham, N.C. Bozeman, a 6-foot-6 guard who will attend UCLA, scored eight points, on four-of-nine shooting for the West team.