March 30, 1990
Top teams: Esperanza, San Clemente, Saddleback. Top sprinters: Erik Mitchell (Los Alamitos), Roshawn Sims (Esperanza), Tim Martin (San Clemente). Top hurdlers: Adrian Brown (Huntington Beach), David Fair (El Toro), Damon Richardson (Esperanza). Top distance runners: Mark Gonzales, Tim Mahon (La Habra); Daniel Niednagel (Dana Hills); Mike Farrell (San Clemente); Robby Price, Eddie Salinas (Saddleback); Alan Grant, Brian McCaffery (Marina); Mike Terry (El Modena); Linh Le (Los Amigos).
June 13, 1990 |
Although many of those applying for a share of the 1984 Olympic profits come away happy, there have been some Olympic-sized disappointments. "We had an individual who wanted to build a hotel in Barcelona, Spain, and call it 'The Olympian,' " said Steve Rutledge, spokesman for the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. "He wanted us to pay for the whole thing. Millions. Needless to say, it didn't get funded."
June 6, 1990
Katella High School had eight players selected to the East team that will participate in the third Anaheim Union High School District all-star baseball game scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday in Anaheim's Glover Stadium. Brandon Farley, Katella's all-county first baseman, leads the East team, and all-county pitcher Chad Phillips of Magnolia will lead the West team. Rob Megill will coach the East, which includes players from Anaheim, Katella, Loara and Savanna.
June 12, 1990 |
Bobby Patel, Fullerton High School outfielder, knows frustration. He had experience with it during most of his senior year. Last fall, Patel's promising football season came to an abrupt end in Fullerton's second game, when he leaped in an attempt to intercept a pass and tore ligaments in his right knee. He walked off the field, but never played again after arthroscopic surgery.
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June 16, 1992 |
Jennifer Lee, 13, throws a softball fast and hard and with more than a little pride that she can do it better than boys years older than she is. When she and her teammates play pickup games at school, some of the boys "get mad and jealous that we play better than them. They're just amazed and say: 'You throw like a boy,' " she said. Boys will be boys.
June 19, 1999 |
Julie Foudy was 6 years old when two boys in her first grade class at Del Cerro Elementary in Mission Viejo asked her to come outside and play soccer at recess. Joy Fawcett was about the same age when the boys and girls in her Huntington Beach neighborhood asked her to join their games. Neither had any thoughts about finding a club team that would offer the most exposure to college recruiters.
April 15, 1990
Don Baylor, Nolan Cromwell, Steve Timmons and Paul Cleary have been elected to the Orange County Hall of Fame. They will be inducted July 19 at the Hall of Fame's 10th banquet at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Their induction will increase the Hall's membership to 48. Baylor, a coach with the Milwaukee Brewers, played for the Angels from 1977 through 1982.
January 4, 1991 |
10 YEARS AGO The catch-phrase of the year was "Who shot J.R.?" from the TV show "Dallas." So when the La Quinta basketball team showed up at Bolsa Grande with 6-foot-9 All-American forward Johnny Rogers, they were greeted by a banner that read: "Who Will Snuff J.R.?" The answer? Nobody. Rogers scored 39 points in the Aztecs' 80-59 Garden Grove League victory. Rogers made 17 of 22 shots, which impressed USC Coach Stan Morrison, who was in attendance.
December 24, 1992 |
Starting a new sport can be intimidating and, sometimes, dangerous. To reduce the risk of injury--both physical and ego-wise--visit the rink when it is less crowded. But before venturing onto the ice, it pays to watch other skaters in action. At some rinks, skaters may travel in a clockwise direction then, after ice resurfacing, change to a counter-clockwise motion. Beginners should always follow the flow of traffic and skate near the outside portion of the rink.