November 8, 1990
Darryl Parker, one of only two juniors selected to The Times All-County boys' basketball team last season and considered one of the county's top recruits, has made a verbal commitment to UC Santa Barbara. Parker, a 6-foot-6 senior at Rancho Buena Vista, said he will sign with the Gauchos during the early signing period for college recruits, Nov. 14-21.
May 22, 1988 |
As a wee lad, Scot Frontis was just another Scott. "There must have been about seven other Scotts in first grade," Frontis recalled. "So, to make it easier on the teacher, we dropped the 'T.' " In a swimming pool, where everyone looks alike, Frontis again has separated himself from his peers--this time in the San Diego Section championships at Mt. Carmel High School Saturday. The senior from Valhalla set a section mark--one of four on the day--in winning the 100-yard butterfly (50.
November 27, 1988 |
The University of San Diego High School football team, facing a 40-7 deficit, scored 29 fourth-quarter points and came within an offensive pass interference penalty of upsetting top-ranked Rancho Buena Vista in a San Diego Section 2-A quarterfinal playoff game Saturday night at Vista Stadium. RBV dominated every phase of the game through three quarters, then held on for a 40-36 victory. It will play Avocado League rival Oceanside Friday in a semifinal game.
November 13, 1988 |
Orange Glen and Rancho Buena Vista, the county's only two unbeaten high school teams, Saturday received the top seedings in the San Diego Section football playoffs. Orange Glen (10-0), champion of the Palomar League and ranked No. 3 in the county by The Times, is the No. 1 seed in the 3-A division. Avocado League champion Rancho Buena Vista (10-0), ranked by The Times as the county's No. 1 team in only the school's second year, is seeded No. 1 in the 2-A division.
September 24, 1988 |
The Rancho Buena Vista football team doesn't look to surprise any of its opponents with the offense it runs. Nothing fancy for this second-year school. Of course, when you have two of the top running backs in San Diego County and an experienced and disciplined offensive line, why do anything but run the ball? Rancho Buena Vista ran 42 times for 371 yards in routing visiting Crawford, 46-24, Friday night at Vista High. "Our emphasis is running the ball," Rancho Buena Vista Coach Craig Bell said.
September 10, 1987 |
The place was a mess. Shoulder pads, helmets, chin straps, sweaty jerseys and paper cups were seemingly everywhere. To make matters worse, players were dumping their gear on the floor. "I'm glad I don't have to clean this up," a janitor said. Amid the clutter stood Craig Bell, the football coach at Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista, a new school in the San Diego Section this year. "Welcome to our famous cafeteria," Bell said. Not locker room. Cafeteria.