April 29, 2001 |
Lori Stern became the first Ojai resident to win the girls' 16-and-under division title of the Ojai tennis tournament with a 7-5, 7-6 (8), victory over Robyn Baker of Palm Desert on Saturday at Libbey Park. "I was so nervous," she said. "This is my hometown and I really wanted to win it." Stern, who lost in the second round of the girls' 18 competition last year, stepped down a division to enhance her title chances. The Cate School junior is the No.
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.
November 23, 1999 |
Top-seeded Laguna Beach won its second consecutive Southern Section Division V girls' tennis title and its fifth of the decade with an 11-7 victory over Carpinteria Cate Monday at the Claremont Club. But it wasn't long after the Artists (14-8) clinched their second straight finals victory over Cate (18-1) that Laguna Beach Coach Michelle Foster started thinking about the future and the gaping hole in the top of her lineup. Sophomore Ashley Maddocks, who didn't lose a game at No.