February 12, 1992
Rodney Flakes made a pair of three-point baskets in the fourth quarter to lead Antelope Valley High to a shocking 61-54 upset over host Saugus in a Golden League game Tuesday night. Saugus (16-8, 5-4 in league play) led by six points with four minutes remaining, but Antelope Valley (8-15, 2-7) embarked on a 17-7 run to take the lead. Steve Tampus led Saugus with 26 points. Flakes scored 18 points for Antelope Valley, which won its second game in a row.
May 14, 1994
Chris Tapia was benched because of disciplinary reasons at the start of Antelope Valley High's Golden League baseball game against Highland Friday. But the senior center fielder was summoned in time to lift Antelope Valley to a 6-5, eight-inning victory over Highland to give the Antelopes (12-9) a tie for first place with Palmdale and a share of their first league title in two seasons.
March 26, 1994
Charles Cooke had two hits and drove in four runs to lead host Antelope Valley High to a 5-4 victory over Palmdale in a Golden League baseball game Friday. Cooke, a sophomore first baseman, hit a two-out, three-run home run in the first inning to give Antelope Valley a 3-0 lead and his one-out single in the third gave the Antelopes (3-3, 3-0 in league play) a 5-3 advantage. Jeremy Holiday (2-0), a left-handed freshman, picked up the victory in relief of Jason Storm.
May 7, 1994 |
After Antelope Valley High pitcher Jeremy Holiday shut down Golden League-leading Palmdale on three hits Friday, his real work began. Holiday is a freshman, so after every game he is saddled with the tedious tasks of watering the field, raking the mound and emptying the water cooler. Antelope Valley Coach Ed T'Sas watched his star pitcher dump the leftover water out of the bucket while Holiday's teammates joked and yelled in the dugout.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1992 |
Following the surprise discovery of a $4.6-million deficit on the books of the Antelope Valley Union High School District, Los Angeles County education officials have taken the unprecedented step of appointing an overseer for the district's finances, it was revealed Thursday. The district, which by state law must try to recoup the loss by the end of its fiscal year in June, is sending layoff warnings to about 500 employees and bracing for financial cutbacks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 1994 |
Eighty-seven truant high school students were picked up Thursday morning in a sweep by sheriff's deputies and probation officers across the Antelope Valley. Authorities said some of them were found at fast-food restaurants, convenience markets and doughnut shops, while others were seen simply strolling near their campuses. The youngsters were taken to the Palmdale offices of United Community Action Network, where staff members and volunteers summoned parents or other adults to pick them up.