September 20, 2002 |
After taking center stage with its gutsy performance against Santa Ana Mater Dei a week ago, Orange Lutheran High was lured back into the shadows Thursday by an Anaheim Servite team that showcased a bevy of playmakers and dominated every facet of the game. The Friars, No. 22 in The Times' rankings, converted 10 of 12 third downs and limited the Lancers to one field goal in four possessions inside the Servite 15-yard line during a 34-3 nonleague victory at Brea Olinda High.
March 1, 2002 |
Biomerica Inc. said Thursday it agreed to acquire Lancer Orthodontics Inc., a San Marcos developer of orthodontic products, in a stock transaction. Biomerica, a Newport Beach medical technology company, said Lancer will receive between 480,000 and 967,742 shares of Biomerica common stock under terms of the deal, which is subject to Lancer shareholder approval and other factors. Biomerica already owns a 30% stake in Lancer.
November 21, 2001 |
Lancers, in days of yore, were a formidable force of fast-moving cavalry armed with long, needle-sharp lances: a first line of offense in any meaningful attack on a foe. Mitsubishi might have envisioned that same role for its entry-level Lancer sedan, because surely the Lancers that have carried Mitsubishi drivers to scores of victories on the European rally circuit have been formidable indeed.
November 3, 2001 |
For all the great running backs that have played for Bishop Amat High, from Eric Bieniemy to Daylon McCutcheon, from Rodney Sermons to Mazio Royster, it was Donnie McCleskey who came through Friday night with an electrifying 83-yard touchdown run that will last forever in Lancer lore. McCleskey's touchdown run with 8:27 left in the fourth quarter on a sweep play broke a tie and lifted Bishop Amat to a 20-14 victory over visiting L.A.
June 3, 2001 |
Orange Lutheran took advantage of mental lapses and miscues by Lancaster Paraclete and defeated the Spirits, 4-0, in the Southern Section Division V softball championship game Saturday at Barber Park in Irvine. It was the first title for the fourth-seeded Lancers (23-8), and the seventh trip to the finals for second-seeded Paraclete (22-5), which is still without a title.
June 2, 2001 |
Thousand Oaks High overcame a two-run deficit and defeated Whittier California, 4-2, for the Southern Section Division II softball championship Friday night at Barber Memorial Park in Irvine. It is the first section softball title in two appearances for Thousand Oaks (26-5). California (24-5) committed seven errors and the Lancers, with seven hits, threatened in every inning but the fourth.
June 2, 2001 |
Laura Miklos was an Orange Lutheran High freshman in 1998, playing in a Southern Section softball championship game. Her team lost, 1-0, to Calvary Chapel, the heavy favorite. Neither Miklos nor her teammates seemed to mind. "Everyone from school was asking, 'Why are you so excited, you just lost?' " Miklos recalled this week. "We didn't care. We went and had a party. We were underdogs. We didn't have any seniors. We were all coming back the next year . . .
June 2, 2001 |
The first 10 minutes belonged to Whittier California High. But the next 1:45 was all Thousand Oaks. Thousand Oaks overcame a two-run deficit and beat California, 4-2, for the Southern Section Division II championship at Barber Memorial Park in Irvine on Friday night. It is the first section softball title for Thousand Oaks (26-5), which lost to Cypress, 5-0, in 1987. California (24-5) committed seven errors and the Lancers, with seven hits, threatened in every inning but the fourth.
May 31, 2001 |
To win the school's first Southern Section softball championship, Thousand Oaks High will have to do something two other area ranked teams could not: beat Whittier California. Thousand Oaks (25-5) will face California on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Division II championship game at Barber Memorial Park in Irvine. California (25-4), Del Rio League co-champion, eliminated Rio Mesa, 1-0, in a second-round game and Hart, 3-1, in a quarterfinal. Rio Mesa was ranked No. 2 in the region, with Hart No.