December 27, 2000
The El Toro boys' basketball and football teams had to forfeit their first victories because of an administrative error, El Toro Athletic Director John Johansen said. The Chargers' basketball team, ranked No. 3 in the county and undefeated on the court this season, was forced to forfeit its 63-56 victory over Los Alamitos and the football team its 24-21 victory over Jurupa Valley in Week 3 after the Southern Section discovered it had not received forms completed by two athletes, Johansen said.
December 26, 2000 |
There were a lot of talented position players in boys' water polo this year, but none with the all-around skills of Newport Harbor's Peter Belden. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound senior did it all. He could score from two meters, he could score on the drive. He won 90% of his sprints and was usually the first player in scoring position on the counterattack.
December 24, 2000
Picking up where it left off last spring, when it won its first title in The Times' Orange County All-Sports award competition, Newport Harbor has taken the lead in the large-school division after the fall season. The Sailors won only one Southern Section title, in boys' water polo, but reached the title game in football and the title match in girls' tennis.
December 19, 2000
CENTURY CANYON (5-5, 2-3) 7 Pomona 18 35 Riverside La Sierra 9 24 Estancia 7 7 Anaheim 18 24 Walnut 3 7 Foothill 35 0 El Modena 23 14 Villa Park 31 38 Orange 0 54 Santa Ana Valley 0 EL MODENA (8-3, 4-1) 36 Garden Grove 0 47 Sunny Hills 6 13 Loara 21 8 El Dorado 0 15 Fullerton 14 13 Villa Park 35 23 Canyon 0 21 Santa Ana Valley 7 21 Foothill 14 51 Orange 6 21 Lakewood Mayfair * 28 FOOTHILL (5-6, 4-1) 0 Tustin 6 7 Woodbridge 10 20 Buena Park 3 13 Laguna Hills 20 14 La Habra 41 35 Canyon 7 55
December 16, 2000 |
The executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation has sustained the athletic suspension of Villa Park junior Martin Iti, ending Iti's hopes for a return to the basketball court within the CIF appeals framework. But Ronald E.
December 16, 2000 |
Several high school soccer coaches in Orange County rallied Friday to the defense of Huntington Beach boys' Coach Kevin Smith, who is taking a leave of absence while the Southern Section reviews an investigation of a possible rule violation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 2000 |
The city plans to recognize its winning high school athletic teams with a special parade and celebration Saturday at City Hall. La Habra High School's varsity football team, which will compete tonight against South Hills of West Covina for the Division IX Southern Section CIF Title, will be honored along with La Habra High School's varsity volleyball team and Whittier Christian High School's girls' volleyball team.
November 24, 2000 |
At El Modena, the lure of the mat is supreme. It's not like that at every high school in Orange County, where some coaches plead with athletes to come out for wrestling. Then again, there's only one Alan Clinton, a coach who looks like a drill sergeant but endears himself to his team through his encouraging methods and love for the sport. Since Clinton took over in 1985, El Modena is 192-60 and has won three Southern Section and seven league titles.
November 19, 2000
Edison won a coin toss Saturday and will host its Southern Section second-round Division I playoff game Friday against second-seeded Los Angeles Loyola. The game will be played at Orange Coast College. Mater Dei and Esperanza, the other two Orange County teams alive in Division I, will play on the road. The Monarchs lost a coin flip and will play at third-seeded Rialto Eisenhower.