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June 7, 1989
Jerry Halpin has been hired as the boys' basketball coach at Loara High School, Athletic Director Ray Moore said Tuesday. Halpin was sophomore coach at Loara from 1983-87. He replaces Tom Meylor, who resigned in April to pursue his master's degree. Halpin, a graduate of San Diego State, has taught social science at Loara for the past five years. "Our goal was to try to get someone who was on campus and was qualified," Moore said. Halpin was a three-sport star at Savanna High.
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October 16, 1991 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
OK, everyone can relax now. Jerry Halpin is here, and he has brought the most essential element for running a football game. The bug spray. Halpin cautiously enters the ticket booth. He's checking the floor and surveying the walls, looking for anything that crawls. "Our people got eaten alive last week," Halpin says. "Well, this doesn't look too bad. It's just a couple of spiders . . . HOLY SMOKES!" Halpin sprays frantically, killing legions of ants.
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SPORTS
October 16, 1991 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
OK, everyone can relax now. Jerry Halpin is here, and he has brought the most essential element for running a football game. The bug spray. Halpin cautiously enters the ticket booth. He's checking the floor and surveying the walls, looking for anything that crawls. "Our people got eaten alive last week," Halpin says. "Well, this doesn't look too bad. It's just a couple of spiders . . . HOLY SMOKES!" Halpin sprays frantically, killing legions of ants.
SPORTS
June 7, 1989
Jerry Halpin has been hired as the boys' basketball coach at Loara High School, Athletic Director Ray Moore said Tuesday. Halpin was sophomore coach at Loara from 1983-87. He replaces Tom Meylor, who resigned in April to pursue his master's degree. Halpin, a graduate of San Diego State, has taught social science at Loara for the past five years. "Our goal was to try to get someone who was on campus and was qualified," Moore said. Halpin was a three-sport star at Savanna High.
SPORTS
December 1, 1994
Mater Dei has sold 7,000 tickets for Friday's Southern Section Division I semifinal game at Anaheim Stadium, according to Athletic Director Gary McKnight. Jerry Halpin, Los Alamitos activities director, said the school had sold approximately 4,100 tickets as of Tuesday afternoon. Tickets remain on sale at the school and at Anaheim Stadium. McKnight said the game will remain at Anaheim Stadium no matter the weather.
SPORTS
April 9, 1991 | TOM HAMILTON
Empire League principals ruled Monday to award Los Alamitos High School's baseball team a victory over Loara after reviewing videotape of last week's game that was suspended after a bench-clearing fight. Los Alamitos held a 7-4 lead in the top of the sixth inning when sophomore pitcher Ben Rada hit Loara's Charlie Gipson on the chin with a fastball. Both benches cleared and several fights started, prompting umpire Roger Walling to suspend the game.
SPORTS
August 22, 1990 | MARTIN BECK
Jerry Halpin, the boys' basketball coach at Loara High School, announced his resignation Tuesday to take an administrative job at Los Alamitos High School. Last season, his first as head coach, Halpin led Loara to a 15-7 record. At one point,the Griffins were 11-0, but they missed the playoffs because of the since-modified Southern Section qualification standards. Halpin, who also was the activities director at Loara, said the change is a career move.
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February 14, 2000 | JEFF GOTTLIEB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With a little help from talk-show host Rosie O'Donnell, Los Alamitos High School Assistant Principal Jerry Halpin is $32,000 richer. As a contestant on the ABC-TV show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," Halpin correctly answered that the Defense Department is in the Pentagon, that Napoleon is the name of a pastry and that the rock band Pearl Jam was named after a dish made by singer Eddie Vedder's great-grandmother.
SPORTS
October 2, 1999
Steve Brooks resigned Friday as coach of the Los Alamitos High boys' basketball and volleyball teams, a move school officials said will not stop them from continuing to investigate the alleged mishandling of basketball funds. Brooks, who coached basketball for 18 seasons and volleyball for 19 seasons at Los Alamitos, is leaving "for family and personal issues," vice principal Jerry Halpin said. Calls to Brooks at school and home Friday were not returned.
SPORTS
October 29, 1992 | TOM HAMILTON
Advance ticket sales for Friday's Empire League showdown at Valencia High between the county's top-ranked high school football teams, No. 1 Esperanza and No. 2 Los Alamitos, have been steady each day, according to school administrators. Jerry Halpin, Los Alamitos vice principal, said the school had sold 2,214 of its allotted 3,500 pre-sale tickets through Wednesday. "(Coach) John Barnes took 250 tickets to our booster club meeting last night and sold them all in about five minutes," Halpin said.
SPORTS
July 28, 1993
Rob McGill has resigned as baseball coach at Los Alamitos High School because of personal reasons, Assistant Principal Jerry Halpin said Tuesday. The Griffins had a record of 32-45-1 under McGill the past three seasons. Los Alamitos was 15-11-1 in 1993 and finished second in the Empire League. The Griffins lost to Lakewood in the first of the Southern Section Division I playoffs.
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June 7, 2000
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