April 2, 1992 |
Julian Smilovitz, an assistant at La Mirada High School, has been named varsity football coach at Fullerton. Smilovitz succeeds Pat Ward, who resigned in January to return to the Chino Unified School District. Smilovitz, a sales representative for Federal Supply Corporation, had been a walk-on assistant at La Mirada since 1984. He will join Fullerton's faculty after spring break and teach in the English department. Smilovitz attended Brigham Young from 1971-75 and was an offensive lineman.
November 11, 1990 |
Joey Hernandez Sr., the man arrested Friday night for allegedly striking Buena Park High School Coach Martin Luczaj after a Freeway League football game, is the father of Joey Hernandez Jr., a Fullerton running back who suffered an injured knee during Fullerton's 21-12 victory. Hernandez, a senior who also plays linebacker, was hurt in the second quarter while being tackled after his only carry of the game, a one-yard gain.
January 8, 1992 |
Fullerton High School football Coach Pat Ward has resigned his position and plans to return to the Chino Union High School District, which had granted him a leave the past two years. Ward led Fullerton to an 8-3 record and second-place finish in the Freeway League in his first season, but Fullerton was 1-8-1 last year, losing six games in the final quarter. "I was supposed to go back to the Chino district last January and had resigned unofficially after last season," Ward said.
July 18, 1993 |
A large-scale public art project launched this month is aimed at building understanding among the African-American, Korean-American and Latino communities. Under the Cultural Explainers project, a monument will be built in each community to symbolize an achievement of the respective ethnic group. The movable, three-dimensional monuments will be rotated among the communities "to represent each culture to the other," said Franklin U. D. Westbrook, program coordinator.
October 10, 1993 |
When photographer and installation artist Albert Chong was about 6 years old, his parents bought a new house in Kingston, Jamaica. Chong's father invited a Catholic priest to bless the house by sprinkling holy water throughout. A few days later, his father brought in another priest, this time a black Obeahman, or shaman, who sacrificed two roosters and scattered their blood not far from where the holy water had just dried.
April 9, 1986 |
High jumper Ursula Lovely was reinstated on the Kennedy High School track and field team Tuesday after a meeting among Lovely, her parents, track and field Coach Pat Ward and Principal Warren Stephenson. Lovely, whose jump of 5 feet, 11 inches last season is the second-best in Orange County history, will be allowed to resume competition, Stephenson said. "I'm looking forward to jumping again," said Lovely, a junior.
September 1, 1992
Fullerton 1991 RECORDS: OVERALL: 1-8-1 LEAGUE: 0-5 COACH: RECORD AT SCHOOL Julian Smilowitz: 0-0 * RETURNING STARTERS OFF DEF 4 4 * TOP RETURNERS OFF DEF YR Daniel Dykes, 6-1, 180 WR LB Sr. Gerald Williams, 5-10, 150 WR DB Jr. George McDonald, 6-1, 170 RB DB Jr. Keith Ginter, 5-11, 170 QB DB Jr. David Knight, 5-8, 165 WR DB Sr. Cameron McMackin, 5-8, 175 WR DB Sr. John Ricchio, 6-4, 235 TE LB Sr. Tom Sullivan, 6-1, 215 FB LB Sr. * TOP NEWCOMERS OFF DEF YR John Barbatos, 6-2, 225 -- LB Sr.
September 21, 1990 |
Even big plays can't draw big smiles from Pat Ward, Fullerton High School football coach. Fullerton improved to 3-0 after scoring 21 points in the fourth quarter Thursday night to defeat Alta Loma, 36-18, at Chaffey College. But the Indians' coach wasn't impressed. "We are not a good football team at all," said Ward, in his first year at the school. "This was the worst football game we've played all year."
August 23, 1985 |
Kennedy High School has hired four new coaches for its baseball, football, track and cross-country programs, according to principal Warren Stephenson. The new baseball coach is Chris Pascal, 27, formerly an assistant varsity coach at Western High. A 1976 graduate of Los Alamitos High School, Pascal was an All-Sunset League and All-County first baseman on the Griffins' league championship teams.