January 2, 2014 |
Orange Lutheran and Aliso Niguel will represent Southern California at the 16-team USA Baseball National High School Invitational Tournament March 26-29 in Cary, N.C. It's the same tournament Mater Dei and Harvard-Westlake have dominated the last two seasons. Orange Lutheran is led by shortstop Josh Morgan, a UCLA signee. Aliso Niguel has junior pitcher Kyle Molnar, a UCLA commit. Eric.email@example.com
October 16, 2013 |
It's final exam time for Orange Lutheran quarterback Luke Langdon, a senior who has been under the radar among the many talented quarterbacks in the Trinity League. Next up is a showdown game on Friday night against top-ranked Bellflower St. John Bosco (6-0) at St. John Bosco. Langdon has quietly helped the Lancers to a 6-0 start. “He's been in the system for a year and a half,” second-year Coach Chuck Petersen said. “He's doing exactly what we ask him to do and doing it at a high level.” The Orange Lutheran quarterback has to make judgment calls on option plays.
March 5, 2010 |
Tyler Funk's last-second three-pointer hit the front of the rim and bounced away as Los Angeles Price held off Orange Lutheran, 73-70, in the Southern Section Division 4AA boys' basketball championship game. Allen Crabbe, a senior guard who has signed with California, scored 22 points for Price (29-3), which won its second straight section title and 10th in 11 finals appearances since 1999. "Last year we won it in overtime [over West Hills Chaminade] so it was exciting, but this feels just as great.
February 11, 1986
The Orange Lutheran High School boys' basketball team defeated Maranatha in Olympic League play at LaSalle High School in Sierra Madre Monday, 80-75.
May 12, 1993
Jim Kunau was named football coach at Orange Lutheran, the school announced Tuesday. Kunau, who coached the varsity receivers and defensive backs last season, replaces Tim Taube, who resigned this spring.
May 19, 1990
Kent Dowding had a two-run double in the sixth inning and Orange Lutheran High School held off a Banning rally in the seventh for a 6-5 victory Friday in a first-round game of the Southern Section 2-A baseball playoffs. Dowding's double gave Orange Lutheran a 6-2 lead, but Banning cut the deficit with three runs in the seventh. Dowding (10-2) also struck out 11 in his complete-game victory. Todd Dudley had a two-run double in the third for Orange Lutheran.
January 3, 1993
John Malmquist has resigned after 11 seasons as Orange Lutheran baseball coach, it was announced Saturday. No replacement has been named. The Lancers went 183-90 under Malmquist, reaching the Southern Section playoffs 10 times from 1982-92.
March 13, 2010
Orange Lutheran, just a week away from playing its first game in the super tough Trinity League, sent a message Friday night that it has the baseball skills and talent to be a title contender after coming away with a 12-3 victory over previously unbeaten La Puente Bishop Amat in the championship game of the Lerner bracket of the Newport Elks tournament. Lutheran (5-0) didn't beat any ordinary team. Bishop Amat (4-1), ranked No. 4 by The Times, had knocked off No. 5 Mission Viejo Capistrano Valley, No. 7 Santa Ana Mater Dei and No. 8 Palm Desert in the opening two weeks of the season.
April 5, 2010 |
There were strange happenings Monday on a baseball field in Orange County. First, there was a downpour that left the Placentia El Dorado High diamond full of puddles. Then came the most awkward of moments: high school players trying to figure out how to apply pine tar to their wood bats. "We're hoping it comes with umpire pregame instructions," Valencia West Ranch Coach Casey Burrill said. Orange Lutheran pitcher Andrew Thurman was bubbling with excitement before his team's game against West Ranch.