May 28, 1999
Mike Santo and Larry Larsen have been named to coach the Saddleback College men's and women's swimming and diving teams for the 2000 season. The duo replaces Flip Darr, who retired after 26 years of heading the programs. Santo, who has been the women's water polo coach for the past three seasons, will add the women's swimming and diving team to his coaching duties. He was an assistant under Darr for the past eight seasons.
March 31, 1999
Orange Coast's Ray Bardone leads the decathlon with 3,364 points after completing five events in the first day of the Southern California championship Tuesday at Santa Barbara. In the women's meet, Orange Coast's Lianka Bunnik is 10th with 2,282 points. The competition concludes today. In the Hancock baseball tournament: Cypress 11, Hancock 8--Corey Sullivan had three hits, including a home run, and three RBIs and Brandon Smith had two hits and two RBIs for Cypress (19-6-1).
January 8, 2000 |
Three players from Santa Ana--running back Camron King, offensive lineman Joel Baker and defensive lineman Elia Laeli--were selected to the all-state football team. King, who set Santa Ana's career and single-season rushing records this season, also was named the most valuable offensive player on the Region IV team.
January 15, 1994
San Clemente linebacker Ryan Klaasen has orally committed to Oregon, Triton Coach Mark McElroy said Friday. Klaasen, a two-year starter, was a Times' first-team All-Orange County selection this season. He was twice named to the All-South Coast League team. * Eric Olson, a junior setter on the Irvine Valley volleyball team, has transferred to George Mason and will play this spring, the university announced.
October 18, 1997 |
San Clemente Coach Mark McElroy and his staff agreed before Friday's South Coast League opener against Dana Hills that, should the occasion arrive, the team would go for a tie following a touchdown late in the game. Even though McElroy was tempted to go for two when Oscar Montecinos scored with 1:46 to play, he allowed Bentley Nekritz to kick the extra point and the Tritons tied Dana Hills, 28-28. "I was going to do it, but they called timeout and changed their defense," McElroy admitted.
October 5, 1996 |
Running back Ryan Davis scored three second-half touchdowns to help eighth-ranked San Clemente pull away and defeat Woodbridge, 28-3, in a nonleague game Friday night at San Clemente High. Woodbridge's defense limited the Tritons to one first-half score, a 31-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Chris Hayward to Matt Hall in first quarter. The pass was tipped by a Woodbridge defensive back but Hall grabbed it in the end zone.
September 20, 1997 |
San Clemente Coach Mark McElroy knew his team would face a difficult task Friday night against Orange. For one quarter, the Tritons had all they could handle before scoring 28 consecutive points and posting a 28-7 victory at San Clemente. The Panthers (0-2) took an early 7-0 lead on Chance Perry's 14-yard run with 3:42 left in the first quarter. Orange went 58 yards in seven plays highlighted by a 34-yard completion to Perry from Sean Jones.
November 10, 1995 |
Only a few years ago, San Clemente missed the playoffs by losing its final game of the regular season and Trabuco Hills went on to a third Southern Section title. In a South Coast League game Thursday night that decided which team would advance to the Division I playoffs, the Tritons scored 21 second-quarter points to beat Trabuco Hills, 44-0, in front of 1,200 at Trabuco Hills High. San Clemente (8-2, 4-1), ranked fourth in Orange County, is assured of no worse than third place.
September 6, 1992
SAN CLEMENTE 1991 RECORDS OVERALL LEAGUE 2-8 0-5 * COACH RECORD AT SCHOOL Mark McElroy 0-0 * RETURNING STARTERS OFF DEF 8 6 * TOP RETURNERS OFF DEF YR Steve Alejo, 5-10, 350 OT -- Sr. Mike Chance, 5-10, 170 HB DB Sr. David Compton, 6-0, 220 OG DT Sr. Gene Davis, 6-1, 185 -- LB Sr. Cyril Foster, 5-8, 185 FB LB Sr. Mario Garcia, 5-10, 150 K -- Jr. Brett Hall, 6-1, 180 QB -- Sr. Adam Johnson, 5-9, 210 OL -- Sr. Andrew Kelly, 5-9, 145 WR DB Sr. Matt McNeill, 6-0, 235 OT DT Sr.