January 11, 1992 |
Santa Clara High has won 61 consecutive Frontier League basketball games. But don't let that sound so easy. The Saints, overcoming a 29-19 third-quarter deficit, defeated host Santa Paula, 48-45, Friday night in a league opener. Senior point guard Art Barron scored 20 points for the Saints in what was a duel of outside shooters. The Cardinals' Joey Ramirez scored a game-high 27 points. Ramirez had six three-point baskets, Barron had five. The first half belonged to Ramirez, the second to Barron.
January 14, 1994
Forward Shannon Crouse scored 23 points but it wasn't enough and Cal State Northridge (2-12) fell to Nevada, 59-53, in a women's basketball game Thursday night at Reno, Nev. Center Shelley Chatfield had 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Wolf Pack (3-7). In other women's games: Glendale 66, Compton 40--Center Makela Theriault scored 19 points to lead the Vaqueros in a nonconference game at Glendale. Yvette Hassakouvsian scored her 12 points for Glendale on four three-point shots.
November 17, 1995 |
Rebuilding begins again for Tony Fuller, Pepperdine's second-year men's basketball coach whose Waves will play host to Minas Tenis, a club team from Brazil, in an exhibition today at 3 p.m. at Firestone Fieldhouse. Five players recruited by the previous coach, Tom Asbury, transferred during or after a dismal 8-19 1994-95 season, including former Notre Dame High guard Monte Marcaccini and former Ventura College and Santa Paula High guard Joey Ramirez.
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November 11, 1999 |
The Summer School Institute, an educational and leadership program for seventh- and eighth-graders before they enter Santa Paula High School, will receive the Golden Bell Award during the California School Boards Assn.'s 20th annual awards ceremony. The high school was selected for the statewide award from among more than 260 applicants in the high school category for its four-week Summer School Institute.
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November 14, 1999
Few chapters in life are as crucial to a young person's future as the entry into high school. Buoyed with the confidence and optimism that come with good preparation, a student can get off to a good start in an exciting adventure of growth and learning. That's why the Summer School Institute, an educational and leadership program for seventh- and eighth-graders before they enter Santa Paula High School, is so important. The California School Boards Assn.
March 10, 1994 |
Ventura College, the top-ranked junior college men's basketball team in the state, has advanced to the eight-team state tournament for the third consecutive season and will open play tonight at 8 against Cosumnes River at the UC Irvine Bren Events Center. If the Pirates win their first-round game, they will play in the semifinals Friday at 8 p.m. against the winner of tonight's game between Riverside and defending state champion Columbia. The final is Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
March 22, 1995 |
Tom Donahue arrived at Santa Paula High in 1990 with a reputation. The boys' basketball coach had rebuilt two struggling high school programs in Pennsylvania. And Santa Paula certainly qualified as a program in the dumps when Donahue showed up. The Cardinals had won three Frontier League games in the previous five seasons. But Santa Paula succeeded under Donahue.
March 16, 1994
Brandon Jessie of Ventura College and Jamie Townsend of Columbia have been named California junior college men's basketball co-players of the year. Jessie, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward from Edison High in Huntington Beach, helped the Pirates reach the state title game in each of his two seasons. Ventura lost to Long Beach City, 63-61, in this year's final and to Columbia, 97-88, in last year's. Jessie averaged 22.9 points and 10.9 rebounds during the regular season.
December 24, 1992 |
Poise and perseverance enabled the Ventura College basketball team to overcome a 14-point first-half deficit and defeat host Long Beach City, 88-83, Wednesday night in a nonconference game. Ventura (17-0), top-ranked in the state, had to play catch-up throughout the first half and six minutes into the second but remained confident and focused. "This team never seems to get down," Coach Philip Mathews said.
February 4, 1993 |
There are times when Ventura College basketball Coach Philip Mathews criticizes his team without an apparent good reason. Wednesday night, he found plenty of good ones. Ventura had to rally from a first-half deficit to beat host Moorpark, 75-59, in a Western State Conference North Division game and extend its winning streak to seven. But it wasn't easy--or pretty.