November 10, 2000 |
Michael Gonzalez rushed for 167 yards in 38 carries and scored one touchdown as Savanna earned its first victory in the last game of the season, defeating Magnolia, 23-14, Thursday night in an Orange League game at Western High. Magnolia (1-9 overall, 0-5) took an early 6-0 lead after receiving the opening kickoff and driving 57 yards in 10 plays to score on sophomore Tim Beaty's four-yard run.
March 5, 1993 |
Two years ago, Savanna shortstop Matt Crockwell struggled with a decision a lot of high school athletes make. Football, basketball or baseball? Crockwell played all three as a freshman and sophomore. He spent a year at the freshman level but was promoted to the varsity level in baseball and basketball as a sophomore. In addition, he started at quarterback for the junior varsity. But Crockwell thought he was spreading himself too thin.
May 20, 1987
Tom Caspari, an assistant wrestling coach at Loara High School for the past five years, was named head coach at Savanna Tuesday, Savanna assistant principal John Dahlem said. Caspari, 24, was a heavyweight wrestler at Kennedy High. After graduating in 1981, he wrestled at Cypress College. Caspari replaces Dana Coleman, who resigned to concentrate on football.
February 25, 1993
Savanna's Sara Works scored 24 points, but had only eight in the second half as host Westlake blew open a close game to win, 47-38, in a second-round Division II-A girls' basketball playoff game Wednesday. Marlee Organ scored 17 points and Tracy Young added nine for Westlake (14-14), which outscored Savanna (13-13) by 11 points in the third quarter to take a 45-29 lead.
November 6, 1994 |
The idea was to be more physical than Anaheim and control Reuben Droughns. It's a great idea. Savanna settled for getting some breaks and sending Droughns home frustrated and disappointed. Savanna took advantage of two kick returns for touchdowns and scored a 27-24 victory over Anaheim Saturday at Western High. With the victory, the Rebels (7-2, 3-1) still have a chance to win the Orange League title.
September 3, 1999
1998 RECORD: 7-3 overall, 2-3 in league COACH: Fred Di Palma (70-38-5 at school) RETURNING STARTERS: 5 on offense, 5 on defense TOP RETURNERS Raul Diaz, LB/FB, 5-11, 200, Jr.; Teo Fonseca, OL/DL, 5-11, 270; Sr.; Keith McNeal, OL/DL, 5-11, 200, Sr.; Jeff Plant, OL/LB, 6-2, 245, Sr.; John Shaputis, OL/DL, 5-10, 210, Sr.; Lou Sutter, OL/DL, 6-3, 250, Sr.; Tom Sutter, QB/DB, 5-10, 170, Sr.; Thomas Tuvalu, TE/LB, 6-2, 230, Jr. TOP NEWCOMERS Frank Buford, RB/DB, 6-1, 185, Sr.