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June 7, 1998 | PETER YOON
Corona 6, Riverside Poly 1--Dustin Wagoner pitched a five-hitter, struck out eight and did not allow a run until the sixth inning to lead the Panthers (20-7) to the Division II title. Wagoner (11-1), who also hit a solo home run to start the Corona scoring in the first, was perfect until Mike Van Daele doubled with one out in the fourth. Jesse Hunt had three hits, including a solo home run, and drove in two runs for Corona. Jason Sur had two hits and two RBIs.
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June 7, 1998 | PETER YOON
Corona 6, Riverside Poly 1--Dustin Wagoner pitched a five-hitter, struck out eight and did not allow a run until the sixth inning to lead the Panthers (20-7) to the Division II title. Wagoner (11-1), who also hit a solo home run to start the Corona scoring in the first, was perfect until Mike Van Daele doubled with one out in the fourth. Jesse Hunt had three hits, including a solo home run, and drove in two runs for Corona. Jason Sur had two hits and two RBIs.
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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.
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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.
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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 | ALLISON SAMUELS
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.
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August 11, 1988
The Cal State Fullerton men's basketball team has 15 home games on its 1988-89 schedule, which was announced Wednesday. Fullerton will play an exhibition game Nov. 21 against a team from Czechoslovakia at Fullerton. The Titans will play at home against Pepperdine, Sonoma State, Northeastern, Weber State, New Orleans and St. Mary's in nonconference games in December. Fullerton opens the Big West Conference schedule at home against New Mexico State Jan. 3.
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December 12, 1997 | CHRIS FOSTER
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.
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January 6, 1996 | LON EUBANKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Promising sophomore second baseman Kris Didion, who transferred to Cal State Fullerton from Tulane this fall, has not reported for preseason practice and apparently will not play for the Titans this season. "It doesn't look like he's going to be a part of the team," Fullerton associate head coach George Horton said Friday. "We haven't seen him or heard from him, so that's about all we know for sure right now." The Titans, defending College World Series champions, resumed practice Wednesday.
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April 23, 1987 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER
Former USC All-American and Olympic star Cheryl Miller suffered a serious knee injury while practicing last week and will miss the Pan American Games this summer in Indianapolis. Miller, who was preparing for the Pan Am trials, underwent major reconstructive surgery on her right knee at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena this week and will be unable to play basketball for 6 to 12 months, doctors said.
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September 24, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Clyde Jeffrey, 88, who had a brief but brilliant track career in Riverside and at Stanford University from 1938 to 1940, died of cancer Monday at his Riverside home. One of seven children of a Methodist minister and his wife, Jeffrey was born in 1918 in Long Beach and moved with his family to Riverside as a teenager. He started out as a high jumper at Riverside Poly High School but found success when he switched to running sprints.
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