April 13, 1989
Lakewood High School's baseball team is ranked No. 1 in the latest CIF Southern Section sportswriters' 5-A poll. The Lancers have a 13-2 won-lost record after losing 6-3 Monday night to 10th-ranked Millikan High School of Long Beach. Millikan is 11-5 and has won eight straight. Other top Southeast/Long Beach area prep teams are Cerritos, ranked third in 4-A; Artesia, third in 3-A; El Rancho, fourth in 3-A; California, eighth in 3-A; Valley Christian, eighth in 2-A; and Leffingwell Christian, first in Small Schools.
November 1, 1992 |
When comedian Lea DeLaria returns to her rural hometown of Belleville, Ill., her neighbors don't give her a warm reception. "They meet me at the border with a noose and tar and feathers," DeLaria said in a telephone interview from Cambridge, Mass., where she lives now. "I don't really go home a lot." The reason for her unpopularity, DeLaria figures, is her chosen profession: She calls herself a "dyke comic," although she has achieved fame outside her field.
February 21, 1990
Ed O'Bannon, a 6-foot-9 senior center, had 20 points and 15 rebounds to lead top-seeded Artesia past Fullerton, 80-51, in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Section 4-A Division boys' basketball playoffs Tuesday night at Gahr High School. Artesia (23-2), which has a 12-game winning streak, dominated play inside with O'Bannon and his 6-5 freshman brother, Charles, who scored 18 points. The Knights will play Burbank Burroughs in Friday's semifinals. 5-AA DIVISION St.
June 13, 1985
Shrine All-Stars--Seven area high school football players have been named to the South team for the 34th annual Shrine Football Classic July 27 at 7 p.m. at East Los Angeles College's Weingart Stadium. They are quarterback Mike McMaster of St. John Bosco, wide receiver Michael Roberts of Poly, offensive lineman Marcus Doukenick of Poly, defensive linemen Chris Nichols of La Mirada and Scott Zowada of Warren, and linebackers William Amelong of Wilson and David Ortegas of St. Paul.
June 27, 1991
Senior Dante Powell, who batted .438 for Millikan High School, champion of the CIF Southern Section 5A Division, was chosen division Player of the Year by the All-Southern California Board of Athletics of the Amateur Athletic Foundation. First team 5A honors went to Greg Gregory (Millikan), David Resser (Lakewood) and Brent Bell (St. John Bosco). Nomar Garciaparra (St. John Bosco), Noe Negrete (St.
February 17, 1990 |
Don't tell Saddleback High School Coach Pat Quinn that basketball is a game for big men, because his Roadrunners are short. But Quinn's players have quickness, and Millikan High School has the footprints on its back to prove it. Saddleback (18-11) ran the Rams (20-8) out of the 5-AA playoffs Friday night with a 65-61 victory at Millikan. "I'll take the quick guy over the big guy," Quinn said, "The height disadvantage doesn't bother us, and the kids take it as a challenge."