October 14, 2004 |
In the first step of what could be a heated process involving the formation of new leagues in the Southern Section, administrators from Santa Ana Mater Dei, Anaheim Servite, Santa Margarita and Bellflower St. John Bosco have asked to form a new private schools league in Orange County that could include Orange Lutheran. If the plan were adopted, Los Angeles Loyola and La Puente Bishop Amat, two Division I football schools that compete with Mater Dei, Servite, Santa Margarita and St.
September 3, 1999
1998 RECORD: 7-6 overall, 4-1 in league COACH: Larry Toner (69-48-1 at school) RETURNING STARTERS: 4 on offense, 4 on defense TOP RETURNERS Steve Ayers, RB/DB, 5-11, 190, Sr.; Curtis Bibolet, WR/DB, 6-3, 200, Sr.; Tom Blashaw, DB, 6-1, 175, Sr.; Chad Bystedt, RB/WR, 6-1, 185, Sr.; Mike Carolyn, DB, 6-0, 170, Jr.; Justin Dunleavy, DL, 6-3, 210, Sr.; Jonathan Ekno, OL, 6-7, 285, Sr.; Brendon Hopkins, WR, 6-2, 180, Sr.; Frank Magdaleno, RB/DB, 5-9, 170, Sr.; Lamar Mason, WR, 5-7, 160, Jr.
October 27, 2003 |
It didn't take long for the parity in the Southland's toughest league to surface. After only two weeks of league play, there's a six-way tie among the Serra League's six teams at 1-1. Over the weekend, the three teams from Los Angeles County -- Bellflower St. John Bosco (6-1 overall), La Puente Bishop Amat (5-2) and L.A. Loyola (4-3) -- defeated the three from Orange County -- Santa Margarita (6-1), Anaheim Servite (6-1) and Santa Ana Mater Dei (3-4).
January 23, 2001 |
The Serra League football race could become the toughest in the Southern Section starting in 2002, when traditional powers Los Angeles Loyola and La Puente Bishop Amat join the four-team league to create what Mater Dei Coach Bruce Rollinson has labeled a six-team "super league." "It's going to be harder to win a league title," said Rollinson, whose Monarchs won the Serra League in its inaugural season in 1999.
December 29, 1999 |
If it seems that Santa Margarita, Servite and Mater Dei are playing soccer as if there's no tomorrow, it's probably because they are. Santa Margarita has played 15 games, Servite 17 and Mater Dei a whopping 20 in 26 days. No, Santa Margarita Coach Curt Bauer, Mater Dei Coach Martin Stringer and Servite Coach Mike Lussier are not so terrified of Y2K that they're trying to finish their seasons before 2000.
November 12, 2010 |
Mission Hills Alemany secured the Serra League's top spot in the Pac-5 Division playoffs with a 38-30 victory Friday over defending champion La Puente Bishop Amat, thanks to a quick-strike offense that featured senior quarterback Vernon Adams, who completed 15 of 18 passes for 243 yards and three touchdowns. He also had 19 carries for 70 yards and one touchdown. The game wasn't decided until Warriors junior defensive back Deron Smith intercepted Rio Ruiz's pass on Bishop Amat's 42-yard line with 2:08 remaining.