May 31, 2005 |
When Hacienda Heights Los Altos baseball Coach Keith Prager arrived at practice Monday morning and saw the dugouts had been painted royal blue, he immediately knew who the culprit was. Mario Romero, a junior catcher, has spent nearly every weekend since last summer working on the Conquerors' field along with his father, Mario Sr., and often his mother, Carmen. The Romeros' handiwork will be on display again today during a Southern Section Division IV semifinal against visiting El Segundo (24-9).
September 18, 1998
David Little and Branden Malcom scored touchdowns to lead Tustin to a 14-6 victory over Hacienda Heights Los Altos in a nonleague football game Thursday at Tustin High. On the Tillers' third drive of the game, Little scored from six yards with 2 minutes 6 seconds remaining in the first quarter. Malcom scored his touchdown on a three-yard run with 7:47 left in the first half. Malcom led Tustin with 107 yards rushing in 18 carries.
December 2, 2001 |
This is not a recording, no matter how familiar it sounds: Two-time defending Southern Section Division VII champion Hacienda Heights Los Altos will face Covina Charter Oak in the championship game for the third consecutive season after an impressive 34-0 semifinal victory Saturday night over Sante Fe at Pioneer High in Sante Fe Springs.
February 28, 1988 |
Susan Peters scored 9 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter to lead Los Altos High School to a 52-45 upset girls' basketball victory over top-seeded Brea-Olinda in a Southern Section 3-A quarterfinal game Saturday at Brea. Peters, a 5-foot 11-inch forward, scored seven of her points in the last 2:08 as Los Altos (19-3) outscored the Wildcats (27-2) by 9-4 during the span to pull out the victory.
December 10, 2000 |
Top-seeded Los Altos High held on to capture its second consecutive Division VII crown with a 28-21 victory over Charter Oak at Citrus College before 5,000 Saturday night. The Conquerors, holders of a 21-game winning streak, got a big lift from 6-foot-5, 255-pound Shaun Cody, whose one-yard run with 32 seconds remaining gave the Conquerors (14-0) the lead for good. Cody's one-yard run with 7:43 remaining in the third quarter tied the score, 14-14.
December 14, 2002 |
It may have been the quietest 209-yard rushing performance in Southern Section championship history. So fierce was the defense of Hacienda Heights Los Altos that Mike Liti's big night was nothing more than a footnote. Instead, Los Altos won its third championship in four years, defeating Liti and Santa Ana Foothill, 27-10, for the Division VI title before 8,020 at Edison Field.