September 3, 1999
1998 RECORD: 4-5-1 overall, 1-3-1 in league COACH: John De Fries (49-51-2 at school) RETURNING STARTERS:10 on offense, 10 on defense TOP RETURNERS Billy Chavez, RB, 5-11, 155, Jr.; Joey Ellis, LB, 6-1, 215, Sr.; Jeremy Ellis, QB, 6-1, 212, Sr.; Rudy Acosta, DB, 6-0, 155, Jr.; Steven Douglas, DL, 6-1, 211, Jr.; Fernando Magana, DL, 5-10, 190, Sr.; Ryan Clark, OL, 5-11, 210, Sr.; David Diaz, WR, 5-9, 145, Sr. TOP NEWCOMERS Ryan Guzman, QB, 5-10, 170, Jr.; Robert Haro, DB, 5-9, 165, Jr.
April 13, 1999 |
Rain wiped out Loara's scheduled Empire League softball season opener against Cypress and left the varsity field under water and the junior varsity field mushy. As players arrived for practice the next day, senior Sandra Hertzberg was distracted for another reason. Her 6-year-old brother is in the hospital for the third day. His life isn't in danger, she says, but "it's hard to concentrate on what I'm doing, even schoolwork."
December 26, 1998 |
Norwalk Glenn was having a hard enough time battling Loara on the basketball court, when Saxon senior point guard Herb Gracia decided to make things worse. Midway through the third quarter, Gracia stole the ball three consecutive times and converted each into a basket. The flurry of defense and points pushed Loara's lead to 58-26. Although it was only the third quarter, the game was over.
September 8, 1998
Century Last appearance: 1994. Record: 2-3 in three appearances. Highlights: Defeated Temple City and Yucaipa to reach the Division VIII semifinals in 1992 before losing to San Marino. Cypress Last appearance: 1996 (only appearance since 1980). Record: 1-6 in six appearances. Highlights: Lone victory was a 14-0 decision over Pasadena in the 1976 4-A playoffs, the first postseason game in school history. El Dorado Last appearance: 1997 (third year in a row). Record: 16-16 in 16 appearances.
September 8, 1998
1997 RECORD: 6-5 overall, 3-2 in league COACH: John deFries (38-42 at school) RETURNING STARTERS: 3 on offense, 6 on defense TOP RETURNERS Tony Aparicio, DE, 5-5, 142, Jr.; Jeremy Ellis, QB/DE, 6-1, 190, Jr.; Joey Ellis, TE/LB, 6-1, 195, Jr.; Ken Kidwell, OL, 5-11, 230, Jr.; Fernando Magana, DL, 5-10, 175, Jr.; Lehasa Moloi, DL, 5-10, 175, Jr.; Johnny Patton, WR/DB, 6-4, 210, Sr. TOP NEWCOMERS Rudy Acosta, RB/DB, 5-7, 145, So.; Billy Chavez, RB/DB, 5-9, 155, So.
May 29, 1998 |
A 19-year-old Loara High School student arrested Wednesday after threatening to kill classmates and faculty members is set to be arraigned today on a misdemeanor count of making terrorist threats, authorities said Thursday. Franz Gerald Tissera of Anaheim is set to be arraigned today in Orange County Municipal Court in Fullerton. Tissera had been suspended from Loara on Tuesday.