July 16, 1989 |
The U.S. Olympic Festival this week at Oklahoma City will provide different opportunities for the 75 or so Orange County athletes who will participate. For athletes such as 1988 Olympic shotputters Jim Doehring and Bonnie Dasse and Peter Campbell, a two-time Olympic water polo player, the Olympic Festival represents a chance to get together with friends--and rivals--while competing largely free of high stakes and pressure.
May 6, 1994 |
Katella softball Coach Rhonda Weyer was ejected in the seventh inning of Thursday's 3-2, 12-inning loss to Esperanza, after knocking down an official and then pushing an opposing player. Umpire Mike Callahan, who said he will mail a report to the Southern Section office today, said Esperanza catcher Julia Cappelli dived to tag Mandy Van Son and landed on top of her. Van Son never reached the plate.
April 23, 1993 |
Los Alamitos missed opportunities against Katella in an Empire League softball game Thursday at Los Alamitos. The fifth-ranked Griffins (14-3, 2-2) entered the game in a four-way tie for the league lead with Katella, Cypress and Loara, and despite putting runners in scoring position in six innings, the Griffins couldn't capitalize and lost, 3-1. Katella (9-10, 3-1) scored in the third, when Stacy Nelson came home on a passed ball by Carrie Dolan.
March 14, 1995
Coaches: Lance Eddy, Canyon; Rhonda Weyer, El Modena; Joe Gonzalez, Foothill; Jim Prelesnik, Orange; Terry Oragona, Santa Ana Valley; David Shelton, Villa Park. Facts and Figures: Foothill looks ready to win its fifth consecutive league title, returning seven starters from last year's Division I runner-up. Villa Park could challenge with six returners, but sophomore Dora Arenas and freshman Erica Shelton are questions in the middle infield. The Spartans' Brandee McArthur (10-4, 0.
May 12, 1994 |
Katella High has fired softball Coach Rhonda Weyer, who pushed an athlete from Esperanza during a game last week. Weyer, a walk-on, had coached the Knights eight seasons. Athletic Director Linda Whitney will coach the team, which is winless in the Empire League this season, in its final game today. "We are very distressed, embarrassed and regret the incident," Katella Principal Jerry Glenn said Wednesday.
June 17, 2000
Rhonda Weyer has resigned as softball coach at El Modena. Weyer, a walk-on coach, stepped away because of health concerns. "I'm not able to put 100% into it as I had in the past," Weyer said Friday. She turned in one of the county's best coaching performances this season, guiding a team without any seniors to a 20-9 record and a brief stay in the county's top 10 poll. Her record was 99-64-1 in six seasons at El Modena.