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October 7, 1997 | ERIK HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheri Ross has been teaching for 26 years, all but one at El Toro High. As girls' athletic director at El Toro, Ross is a member and past president of the Orange County Athletic Directors and the California State Athletic Directors associations. She also is a representative to the Amateur Athletic Assn. and has served on the Southern Section executive committee. Ross has been at the forefront of the rise of girls' athletics.
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October 7, 1997 | ERIK HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheri Ross has been teaching for 26 years, all but one at El Toro High. As girls' athletic director at El Toro, Ross is a member and past president of the Orange County Athletic Directors and the California State Athletic Directors associations. She also is a representative to the Amateur Athletic Assn. and has served on the Southern Section executive committee. Ross has been at the forefront of the rise of girls' athletics.
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SPORTS
May 6, 1992
Question and answer panelists Sandy Blumenthal, Sheri Ross, Stan Thomas and Mark Trakh have more than 85 years of combined experience in education, administration and coaching. A closer look at the panel members: Sandy Blumenthal, La Habra High girls' volleyball and badminton coach--Blumenthal has coached La Habra's volleyball team to three consecutive State Division II and Southern Section 3-A championships.
SPORTS
May 6, 1992
Question and answer panelists Sandy Blumenthal, Sheri Ross, Stan Thomas and Mark Trakh have more than 85 years of combined experience in education, administration and coaching. A closer look at the panel members: Sandy Blumenthal, La Habra High girls' volleyball and badminton coach--Blumenthal has coached La Habra's volleyball team to three consecutive State Division II and Southern Section 3-A championships.
SPORTS
April 9, 1989 | DENNIS KAISER
Capistrano Valley High School won two events, placed second in another, and finished third in two additional races Saturday, but it was its fourth-place finish in the final event that secured the title in the Southern Section Girls Swim Relays at Belmont Plaza pool in Long Beach. The Cougars--led by senior Amy Shaw and freshman Lisa Jacob--held off contenders El Toro and Los Alamitos to recapture the title they last won in 1987. The Cougars finished with 208 points to Los Alamitos' 200. In the final event, the 4 x 50 medley, Capistrano Valley sealed the overall victory over Los Alamitos.
SPORTS
May 6, 1992 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until the early 1970s, girls' high school athletic competition was treated like a social event. Punch and cookies were served after an intramural basketball game or field hockey match. There were no section or State championships to be won. No pep rallies or long bus trips to special competitions. Interscholastic athletics, after all, was for the boys . But 20 years later, girls' athletics has come a long way. Boys' State championship banners share wall space with those won by girls.
SPORTS
May 2, 1992
Denise Christensen has been hired as girls' basketball coach at El Toro High School, Athletic Director Sheri Ross said. Christensen, a former Cal State Fullerton player, coached at El Toro two years ago before taking over at Rancho Santiago College last season. Rancho Santiago's program folded after last season, and Christensen applied for the El Toro position vacated by Ricardo Brown, who was asked to resign at the end of the season.
SPORTS
February 24, 1993
Coach: Sheri Ross (24th year). 1992: South Coast League champion; third in 4-A championship meet. Key returners: Nicole Nelson, Sr.; Michelle Perry, Sr.; Alyson Roney, Sr.; Amy Sloan, So., diving; A.J. Walters, Jr. Key newcomers: Kenesha Jespersen, Fr., diving; Katie Lowes, Fr.; Lindsey Rock, So.; Katie Simmons, Fr. Outlook: El Toro's only league loss was to Mission Viejo, but it won the conference championship at the league meet.
SPORTS
May 6, 1992 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until the early 1970s, girls' high school athletic competition was treated like a social event. Punch and cookies were served after an intramural basketball game or field hockey match. There were no section or State championships to be won. No pep rallies or long bus trips to special competitions. Interscholastic athletics, after all, was for the boys . But 20 years later, girls' athletics has come a long way. Boys' State championship banners share wall space with those won by girls.
SPORTS
April 9, 1989 | DENNIS KAISER
Capistrano Valley High School won two events, placed second in another, and finished third in two additional races Saturday, but it was its fourth-place finish in the final event that secured the title in the Southern Section Girls Swim Relays at Belmont Plaza pool in Long Beach. The Cougars--led by senior Amy Shaw and freshman Lisa Jacob--held off contenders El Toro and Los Alamitos to recapture the title they last won in 1987. The Cougars finished with 208 points to Los Alamitos' 200. In the final event, the 4 x 50 medley, Capistrano Valley sealed the overall victory over Los Alamitos.
SPORTS
March 26, 2000 | MARTIN HENDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vincent Avitabile, under whom El Toro developed into one of Orange County's top girls' basketball programs, has resigned as its head coach. Avitabile, who is conducting basketball seminars in Japan this week, faxed his resignation to El Toro girls' Athletic Director Sheri Ross on Friday. "We're going to try not to skip a beat," Ross said Saturday. "We're going to open the position as soon as possible. "Obviously. it's a very high profile program.
SPORTS
April 27, 2000 | MARTIN HENDERSON
Greg Yeck has been selected as the girls' basketball coach at El Toro High. Yeck coached the program for five years from 1985-90, winning three South Coast League championships and reaching the Southern Section semifinals once. After taking time out from coaching to travel in Europe during the summer months, he has been the school's frosh-soph coach the last six seasons.
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