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September 13, 1986
Buena Park and Rancho Alamitos high schools played to a 7-7 tie Friday night at Buena Park High School in new Coyote Coach Mike Barron's return to prep football. Barron, who was once the coach at Rancho Alamitos, was the head coach at West Hills College of Coalinga last year. Buena Park trailed, 7-0, in the fourth quarter, but tied the score with 8:54 left when tailback Dan Wennerge scored on a three-yard run. Lonnie Legg added the extra point. The touchdown completed a 18-play, 85-yard drive.
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November 15, 1990 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Sean Cheatham goes to class, runs the hills and lifts weights. He is 5 feet 11, 220 pounds, tan and muscular. His brown hair is cut in the fashion of the day, long in the back, short on top. He wears a diamond stud in his left ear. Cheatham, a 20-year-old college junior, does not look out of place on this campus, but he is. He is the best football player at Pepperdine University. He is the only football player at Pepperdine, where there is no team.
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September 16, 1987 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, Times Staff Writer
Sean Cheatham of Rancho Alamitos High School spent five days in football hell, and never stopped smiling. Cheatham, The Times' Player of the Week, was the only player to survive the Vaqueros' Hell Week last month without a single complaint. "We were always asking ourselves, 'What can we do to break this kid?,' " Rancho Alamitos Coach Mark Miller said. "But no matter what we did or how much we put him through, he never lost that silly grin.
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October 14, 1987 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, Times Staff Writer
If Jeff Greeney, a Los Amigos High School middle linebacker and running back, seems nonchalant about his fine performance last week, forget it. Beneath those shrugging shoulder pads and that 'Who, me? ' attitude is a guy who knows that he not only did the job, he did the job against Rancho Alamitos Thursday: keeping running back Sean Cheatham, the state scoring leader, from running away with another high-scoring victory.
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October 14, 1987 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, Times Staff Writer
If Jeff Greeney, a Los Amigos High School middle linebacker and running back, seems nonchalant about his fine performance last week, forget it. Beneath those shrugging shoulder pads and that 'Who, me? ' attitude is a guy who knows that he not only did the job, he did the job against Rancho Alamitos Thursday: keeping running back Sean Cheatham, the state scoring leader, from running away with another high-scoring victory.
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October 3, 1987 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, Times Staff Writer
Rancho Alamitos High School running back Sean Cheatham was the focal point of Santiago's defensive efforts in a Garden Grove League opener Friday night at Garden Grove. The Cavaliers' pinched in along the line of scrimmage as if every play were third and short yardage. The Santiago players on the sidelines yelled, "Cheatham" to alert the defense every time Cheatham carried the ball. The thinking was: Stop Cheatham and you'll stop Rancho Alamitos.
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November 15, 1990 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Sean Cheatham goes to class, runs the hills and lifts weights. He is 5 feet 11, 220 pounds, tan and muscular. His brown hair is cut in the fashion of the day, long in the back, short on top. He wears a diamond stud in his left ear. Cheatham, a 20-year-old college junior, does not look out of place on this campus, but he is. He is the best football player at Pepperdine University. He is the only football player at Pepperdine, where there is no team.
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November 15, 1992
Sean Cheatham rushed for 153 yards and three touchdowns Saturday night as Redlands clinched a third consecutive outright SCIAC championship with a 35-6 victory over Occidental at Redlands. The Bulldogs (8-1, 6-0) expect to advance to the Division III national playoffs. The Tigers are 5-4, 3-3.
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September 27, 1986
Senior Tyler Riddell scored three touchdowns Friday night to lead Costa Mesa High School to a 35-8 nonleague victory over Rancho Alamitos at Davidson Field in Newport Beach. Riddell scored on a 21-yard run in the first quarter, then twice in the fourth quarter on runs of 18 and 47 yards. The Mustangs' other touchdowns came on a 24-yard pass from quarterback Mike Crowe to Mike Ritchie in the first quarter and a 82-yard run by Terry Bryant in the second.
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September 23, 1989
Golden West College rallied in the second half to defeat Pasadena, 19-15, Friday in the Mission Conference football opener for both teams in front of about 1,000 at Pasadena. Pasadena took a 15-6 lead in the third quarter, but Golden West came back, led by Rip Flippo's passing and Sean Cheatham's running. Flippo threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Robert Bedord in the third quarter to cut the lead to 15-13. Flippo completed a 12-yard touchdown pass to Pat Reilly with about 11 minutes left.
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October 3, 1987 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, Times Staff Writer
Rancho Alamitos High School running back Sean Cheatham was the focal point of Santiago's defensive efforts in a Garden Grove League opener Friday night at Garden Grove. The Cavaliers' pinched in along the line of scrimmage as if every play were third and short yardage. The Santiago players on the sidelines yelled, "Cheatham" to alert the defense every time Cheatham carried the ball. The thinking was: Stop Cheatham and you'll stop Rancho Alamitos.
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September 16, 1987 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, Times Staff Writer
Sean Cheatham of Rancho Alamitos High School spent five days in football hell, and never stopped smiling. Cheatham, The Times' Player of the Week, was the only player to survive the Vaqueros' Hell Week last month without a single complaint. "We were always asking ourselves, 'What can we do to break this kid?,' " Rancho Alamitos Coach Mark Miller said. "But no matter what we did or how much we put him through, he never lost that silly grin.
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September 13, 1986
Buena Park and Rancho Alamitos high schools played to a 7-7 tie Friday night at Buena Park High School in new Coyote Coach Mike Barron's return to prep football. Barron, who was once the coach at Rancho Alamitos, was the head coach at West Hills College of Coalinga last year. Buena Park trailed, 7-0, in the fourth quarter, but tied the score with 8:54 left when tailback Dan Wennerge scored on a three-yard run. Lonnie Legg added the extra point. The touchdown completed a 18-play, 85-yard drive.
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January 30, 1990
Trabuco Hills High School defensive back Tim Manning, the county's career interception leader, and Los Alamitos quarterback Todd Gragnano, the county's third-leading career passer, head the list of 1989 National Football Foundation scholar-athlete selections. Members of the county chapter selected 26 prep players and former Rancho Alamitos running back Sean Cheatham, now playing at Golden West College. David Morris, a wide receiver at Saddleback High, heads the list of scholars with a 4.
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December 12, 1987
Sean Cheatham of Rancho Alamitos High School and Damon Fisher of Bolsa Grande were named co-most valuable players of the Garden Grove League in a vote of the league's football coaches. Cheatham was the county's leading rusher with 1,904 yards, and he scored 174 points in 10 games. Fisher rushed for 972 yards, scored 16 touchdowns and intercepted 7 passes. Mark Miller of Rancho Alamitos and Greg Shadid of Bolsa Grande were named co-coaches of the year.
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