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June 26, 2005 | Dan Arritt, Times Staff Writer
Images of greener pastures always seemed to beckon Mike Torres. Thoughts of a Southern Section baseball title kept him in place. From the time he made the decision to attend Santa Ana Mater Dei, only to learn later that the pitching coach he wanted to learn under had taken another job, to changing positions heading into his junior season, Torres had cause to apply his skills elsewhere. But after each setback, Torres decided it was best to stay at Mater Dei.
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June 26, 2005 | Dan Arritt, Times Staff Writer
Images of greener pastures always seemed to beckon Mike Torres. Thoughts of a Southern Section baseball title kept him in place. From the time he made the decision to attend Santa Ana Mater Dei, only to learn later that the pitching coach he wanted to learn under had taken another job, to changing positions heading into his junior season, Torres had cause to apply his skills elsewhere. But after each setback, Torres decided it was best to stay at Mater Dei.
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SPORTS
September 28, 1991 | LISA GRALL
La Canada 9, Burroughs 7--The Spartans (1-2) overcame a 7-3 deficit with 15 seconds remaining when quarterback Chris Ray connected with Jason Sharman for an eight-yard touchdown at Burroughs. Ray hit five of 16 passes for 94 yards. La Canada limited the Indians to 26 yards rushing in the first half. But the Indians dominated the third quarter, pulling ahead after senior Mike Torres recovered a Spartan fumble on the La Canada 18.
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February 3, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A woman took a little girl to the roof of a 22-story office building in Phoenix, where they jumped to their deaths. The woman, who appeared to be in her early 30s, "scammed her way in and said she wanted to show her daughter the city," Police Sgt. Mike Torres said. The names of the victims and their relationship were not immediately available. Authorities said some identification was found at the scene, and they believe the two are from the Phoenix area.
SPORTS
October 12, 1991 | MIKE GLAZE
Canyon 34, Long Beach Millikan 19--Canyon scored 13 points in the final 12 seconds to secure the win at Millikan. Cowboy lineman Calvin McNeal recovered teammate Mike Torres' fumble in the end zone to put Canyon ahead, 28-19, with 12 seconds remaining. Torres had carried the ball 11 yards before fumbling at the Millikan one-yard line. Canyon (3-1-1) scored again on the game's final play when Andy Cleland picked off a Scott Allen pass and returned it 20 yards for a touchdown as time expired.
SPORTS
January 5, 1985
Pierce College made 20 of 23 free throws Friday night on the way to a 64-60 non-league win over visiting College of the Canyons. THe Brahmas, 7-9, got 16 points from Mike Torres including a steal and dunk with one minute left to put Pierce ahead by one. Roosevelt Faulkner added a three-point play to stretch the lead to four. Free throw shooting make the difference from then on. Kelly Huston, who had nine points and seven rebounds, was 5 of 5 and Faulkner made 6 of 7 for the night.
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May 5, 2005 | Dan Arritt, From Times Staff Reports
The Serra League picture, so clear a week ago, became muddied Wednesday when visiting Santa Ana Mater Dei, ranked No. 13 in the Southland by The Times, defeated No. 10 Santa Margarita, 10-2. The victory moved the Monarchs (18-8, 7-4) within reach of Santa Margarita (15-8, 6-3). Mater Dei can clinch no worse than a share of the league title with a victory Friday night over the visiting Eagles, who have lost four in a row.
SPORTS
May 31, 1995
Top-seeded Fountain Valley scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 2-1 victory against Fontana in a Southern Section Division I semifinal Tuesday at Blair Field in Long Beach. The Barons (25-3), the defending Division I champions, will play La Puente Bishop Amat, a 9-3 winner against Chino Hills Ayala, for the title on Saturday at Anaheim Stadium. Joey Rozek walked to lead off the seventh and went to second on a wild pitch.
SPORTS
November 4, 1989 | SAM FARMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unfazed by Alemany High's slow start in a Del Rey League game at home Friday night, Joey Rosselli threw four second-half touchdown passes to lift the Indians over St. Francis, 32-17. Rosselli, a left-handed senior, found Richard Dice on touchdown passes of 33, 45 and 33 yards and Brian Brison on one of 44 yards to erase a 17-7 halftime deficit. "I knew we would score," said Rosselli, who entered the week with a Valley-area high 1,584 yards passing. He completed 18 of 26 for 301 yards.
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May 1, 1995 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kristin Dunn and Kel Watrin gave Cal State Northridge a sweep of the javelin titles in the California-Nevada track and field championships at Fresno City College's Radcliffe Stadium on Sunday. Dunn, who placed third in last year's NCAA championships, had a winning throw of 165 feet, 5 inches, well ahead of second-place Sami Jo Small of Stanford (146-3).
SPORTS
May 26, 2003
HIGHLIGHTS Chuckie Tiffany had 15 strikeouts and gave up one hit, a seventh-inning single, in Covina Charter Oak's 2-0 victory over Orange Lutheran. Matt Strom pitched his second no-hitter of the season, striking out seven and walking one in Temecula Valley's 7-0 victory over Ontario Chaffey. Phil Hughes of Santa Ana Foothill struck out eight in six innings and had a grand slam and five RBIs in the Knights' 6-2 victory over Calabasas. Mark Rzepczynski of Anaheim Servite gave up two hits, both in the seventh inning, and had 14 strikeouts in a 2-0 victory over Alhambra.
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