February 28, 1998
El Toro continued its wild-card run as the Chargers upset visiting Long Beach Millikan, 1-0, in sudden-death overtime in the quarterfinals of the Southern Section Division I boys' soccer playoffs Friday at Trabuco Hills High School. The winning goal came at the 118th-minute mark, when Ryan Teramoto headed the ball in off a throw-in. The game was dominated by goalkeepers: El Toro's Josh Saunders had 12 saves; Millikan's Javier Mendoza had 13.
March 6, 1998 |
El Toro (14-10-2) vs. No. 3 Los Angeles Loyola (27-3) 6 TONIGHT; CERRITOS GAHR HIGH El Toro wasn't even expected to make it out of the wild-card round, but five upsets later, the Chargers find themselves in the Division I championship. Last year was supposed to be El Toro's year as it had a talented, senior-dominated team, but the Chargers failed to qualify for the playoffs. This year's group lost seven of its first eight games before rallying to make the playoffs.
August 2, 2009 |
It figures that a former Real Madrid player would find a way to score against FC Barcelona. David Beckham, seeking a way on Saturday night to silence a near-sellout soccer crowd of 93,137 at the Rose Bowl that booed every time he touched the ball, did so briefly with a trademark goal off a free kick. That was enough to send the Galaxy into the locker room at halftime of an entertaining match against the reigning European and Spanish champions with the teams tied at 1-1.
March 15, 2011
Galaxy tonight at Seattle When: 6:30. Where: Qwest Field. On the air: TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes. Records: MLS season opener. Record vs. Sounders (2010): 4-0. Update: The Galaxy swept the regular-season and playoff series against the Sounders in 2010, outscoring Seattle, 10-2. Los Angeles goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts was shaken up in a preseason friendly against Tijuana, and backup Josh Saunders might start in his place.
May 8, 1998 |
* South Coast League finals at Trabuco Hills HS, 1 today: The Mission Viejo girls' team will be trying for its 16th consecutive league championship, Sisters Ashley and Dana Bethel of Mission Viejo are expected to run shoulder to shoulder in the 100 hurdles. The Bethels are the only athletes who can keep Trabuco Hills senior Darnesha Griffith from winning the high jump, long jump and triple jump.
March 7, 1998 |
Scoreless at halftime with third-seeded Los Angeles Loyola, El Toro appeared primed for another miracle. But El Toro's defense, which had posted three consecutive shutouts, had two major breakdowns in the second half as Chargers fell to Loyola, 2-1, in the Division I boys' final at Cerritos Gahr High on Friday night before 1,500 fans.