June 21, 2000 |
Lori Stern isn't your average junior tennis player. A recent string of victories made the Ojai resident the No. 1-seeded player in the girls' 16 division at the 98th Southern California sectional tournament today through Sunday at Los Caballeros Racquet Club in Fountain Valley. Even more notable is that Stern has risen to the top by keeping the trappings of junior tennis to a minimum. "I try not to let tennis interfere with my life," Stern said. There is no entourage of coaches.
February 7, 2002 |
Lori Stern of Carpinteria Cate High and Chris Surapol of Cerritos Whitney have been selected the girls' and boys' recipients of the Southern California Tennis Assn.'s Evelyn Houseman Sportsmanship Award for 2001. The award is based on tennis rankings and on-court comportment. Stern, who will attend Virginia in the fall, is No. 11 in Southern California and No. 59 nationally in the girls' 18 division in current U.S. Tennis Assn. rankings. Surapol is No. 17 in Southern California and No.
February 8, 1996
Sophomore running back Jason Anderson of Monroe High has enrolled at Palmdale after his family moved to the Antelope Valley. St. Bonaventure lineman Brandon Elliott has committed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The 6-4, 240-pounder made the All-Tri-Valley League and All-Ventura County teams. Applications for an adult flag football league in Woodland Hills are being accepted. Information: 818-417-5599. Basketball The Ventura College men (24-2) and women (26-0) remain top-ranked in the state poll.
October 25, 2000
* Catcher Mike Nickeas and pitcher Tyler Adamczyk, both of Westlake High, announced their college choices Tuesday, with Nickeas selecting Georgia Tech and Adamczyk choosing California. UCLA was the runner-up for both players. * General Manager Kevin Younkin of the Lancaster JetHawks was selected California League co-executive of the year along with General Manager John Katz of Modesto. TENNIS * Unseeded Sonya Reynolds of Palmdale upset No.
June 29, 1998
Melissa Esmero of Huntington Beach defeated Amber Liu of La Mesa, 6-2, 7-5, to win the girls' 16s title Sunday at the Southern California Junior Sectionals at Los Caballeros Sports Club in Fountain Valley. Chase Exon of Irvine defeated Derek Miller of San Diego, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6, in the boys' 18s third-place match. Kady Pooler of Laguna Niguel beat Tracy Lin of Anaheim, 6-2, 6-4, in the girls' 12s third-place match.
August 4, 2000
After a successful season on the International Tennis Federation circuit, Prakash Amritraj of Encino has been seeded No. 2 in the U.S. Tennis Assn. Boys' 16 Super National Hardcourt Championships. The tournament, which begins today and runs through Aug. 13 in Kalamazoo, Mich., has 256 players. Amritraj, a senior at Harvard-Westlake High, is seeded behind Rajeev Ram of Carmel. Doug Stewart of Malibu is seeded third.