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.
October 9, 1997 |
Dana Hills (3-1) vs. No. 3 Laguna Hills (4-0) 7 P.M. FRIDAY MISSION VIEJO HIGH Dana Hills has a chance to make a statement; at the very least, a good outing against the third-ranked Hawks will put South Coast League rivals on notice the Dolphins don't plan on remaining the league's doormat. Dana Hills gave La Puente Bishop Amat, ranked fourth in Division I, all it could handle in Week 3 before losing, 34-18.
November 9, 1996 |
Chris Lewis rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns in 28 carries to lead Trabuco Hills to a 27-18 victory over Dana Hills in a South Coast League game Friday at Dana Hills. Lewis, who had been hampered with a shoulder injury the past three weeks, led a Mustang comeback with scoring runs of 14 and 12 yards in the fourth quarter to erase an 18-14 Dana Hills lead.
September 21, 1996 |
Julio Peraza gained 111 yards and scored a touchdown to lead Dana Hills to a 21-0 victory over Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon Friday at Dana Hills High. Temescal Canyon (0-2) is the defending Southern Section Division VIII champion. Peraza got the Dolphins (1-1) going early. He gained 42 yards on the opening drive, which stalled at the five-yard line. Matt Deter had a 27-yard field goal. Peraza scored his touchdown on a one-yard run in the fourth quarter.
November 15, 1997 |
Dana Hills defeated Trabuco Hills, 35-14, to secure its first playoff appearance in six years and finish second in the South Coast League. "The guys knew there was no bigger game than this one," said Coach Scott Orloff of his team, which is 7-2-1, 3-1-1. "I told the seniors this is what they worked so hard all year long for--the sacrifices they made, the weights they pumped, week in and week out." Senior running back Julio Peraza rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns.
September 23, 1995 |
Seconds after Dana Hills posted its first victory in three seasons, Coach Trace Deneke gathered his players and shouted, "Don't forget the feeling, it's pretty good, huh? Now, let's see how selfish we can get." Dana Hills' 41-0 victory over Bolsa Grande Friday night at Dana Hills High finally put an end to the school's 19-game losing streak. "It's been a long time coming," Deneke said. "But you've got to feel good about the seniors and the student body. This one's for them."
November 25, 1998
Julio Peraza Saddleback, Freshman Football Peraza, a freshman from Dana Hills High, has proved to be as capable a runner in college as he was in high school, where he gained 1,826 yards as a senior. Peraza capped his first season at Saddleback with 192 yards and three touchdowns in 40 carries as the Gauchos beat Golden West, 50-42, Saturday. Peraza finished the season with 1,339 yards and nine touchdowns. * Football Verdell Jones * Golden West, sophomore.
October 4, 1997 |
Senior running back Julio Peraza rushed for 188 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Dana Hills to a 43-8 victory over Redlands East Valley Friday at Dana Hills High. Tommy Gallups got things going for the Dolphins (3-1), taking the opening kickoff 74 yards for a touchdown. After stopping East Valley on the next possession, Peraza ran 38 yards on Dana Hills' first play from scrimmage to make it 14-0 with 8:30 left in the first quarter.
December 16, 1997
* Zach Blazek QB, Los Alamitos 5-10, 165, Sr. * Michael Jones RB, Laguna Hills 6-1, 195, Sr. * Julio Peraza RB, Dana Hills 5-10, 205, Sr. * Blair Havens WR, Los Alamitos 5-11, 172, Sr. * Jeff Renevier WR, Orange Lutheran 5-10, 165, Jr. * Bryan Save TE, Santa Ana Valley 6-3, 245, Jr. * Grant Hagen OL, Los Alamitos 6-3, 282, Sr. * Morteza Malakoutian OL, Woodbridge 6-3, 240, Sr. * Matt Strickroth OL, Santa Margarita 6-4, 207, Sr. * Scott Vandygrift OL, Western 6-5, 285, Sr.