October 1, 2002 |
The Riverside Poly boys' water polo team would like to play in the Southern Section Division I playoffs, just to see. They'd like to lock horns with Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar and Long Beach Wilson, even if just for one year. Something tells them that they could compete with the best if given the chance, but they can't seem to get anyone to take them seriously. They are from Riverside, after all, and everybody knows that isn't a hotbed for water polo. Right? Not exactly.
June 3, 1993
Mike McClintock of Golden West College has signed a letter of intent with the Cal State Northridge men's track and field team. McClintock, a graduate of Riverside Poly High School, finished second in the men's javelin in the State junior college championships last month and has a personal best of 210 feet 3 inches.
May 22, 1991
Darren Lax, a 6-foot point guard from Riverside College, has signed a letter of intent to attend Christ College Irvine, men's basketball Coach Greg Marshall said. Lax, an honorable mention selection in the Orange Empire Conference last season, averaged 14 points and eight assists. While at Riverside Poly High School, he averaged 20 points and six assists and was a first team all-Southern Section selection in 1989.
June 14, 1986
Ken Ostrowski, an assistant coach at Redlands High School for the past four years, has been named head baseball coach at Westminster High. Ostrowski, 28, replaces Bill Whiteley, who in May announced that he was resigning to pursue a coaching opportunity on the community college level. Ostrowski attended Riverside Poly High School and Riverside City College, playing football and baseball. He went on to Purdue University, where he was a graduate assistant baseball coach.
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April 9, 1991 |
Cypress High School, competing against 22 other high schools from around the state, won the State Mock Trial Competition last week in Sacramento. Justice Allen E. Broussard of the California Supreme Court presided over the final trial between Cypress and Riverside Poly High School. The 1990-91 Mock Trial case was developed by the Constitutional Rights Foundation and used by all schools in California.
December 12, 1997 |
UC Irvine's basketball coaches, desperate for bigger front-court players, have recruited Genai Kerr, a 6-foot-7 sophomore goalkeeper on the water polo team. Kerr, who played basketball at Coronado High School, began practicing with the Anteaters this week. Assistant coach Cameron Dollar approached Kerr after noticing him playing pickup basketball. "He said they needed some guys with size," Kerr said.