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September 28, 1989 | DONNA CARTER, Times Staff Writer
Sonny Nguyen was looking forward to his senior year of football at Bolsa Grande High School. Nguyen, a part-time varsity starter at wide receiver last season, was returning for only his second year of football. "I asked (Coach Bill Holst) who was going to be quarterback because I was saying, 'All right! I'm going to be a starting receiver this year. I'll get the job done.' I asked Holst and he said, 'I want you out there at quarterback.' " Nguyen thought Holst was kidding. Holst wasn't.
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September 28, 1989 | DONNA CARTER, Times Staff Writer
Sonny Nguyen was looking forward to his senior year of football at Bolsa Grande High School. Nguyen, a part-time varsity starter at wide receiver last season, was returning for only his second year of football. "I asked (Coach Bill Holst) who was going to be quarterback because I was saying, 'All right! I'm going to be a starting receiver this year. I'll get the job done.' I asked Holst and he said, 'I want you out there at quarterback.' " Nguyen thought Holst was kidding. Holst wasn't.
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November 5, 1988
In another Garden Grove League game: Bolsa Grande 7, Rancho Alamitos 6--The Matadors (3-6, 2-4) rallied in the fourth quarter for the victory at Garden Grove High School. Eric Shimomura scored on a 1-yard run late in the fourth quarter to tie the score, 6-6. Sonny Nguyen then kicked the winning extra point. Rancho Alamitos (2-7, 1-5) took the lead in the second quarter on a 1-yard run by David Singletary, but the Vaqueros failed on a two-point conversion try.
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January 10, 1987
Marina High School rebounded from a quick Edison goal in the first minute to beat the Chargers, 2-1, in the Sunset League boys' soccer opener for both schools at Huntington Beach. Edison (0-1, 10-2) took the lead on a goal by Kent Lundberg less than a minute into the game. Marina fullback Mike Lapper tied the score, 1-1, with two minutes left in the first half, and Ed Gurzi scored the winning goal for the Vikings (1-0, 12-3-2) with about five minutes remaining.
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September 16, 1989 | RICH GUIREMAND
Senior quarterback Mark Moreno passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead La Habra High School to a 30-3 victory over Bolsa Grande at La Habra Stadium Friday night. Moreno's one-yard run and 17-yard touchdown pass to Joe Garcia highlighted the Highlanders' 20-point second quarter en route to a 20-3 halftime lead. Moreno was seven of 12 for 108 yards, and finished the night with a 20-yard touchdown pass to Wayne Bergquist in the fourth quarter, stretching La Habra's lead to 27-3.
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October 21, 1989 | BRIAN MICHNOWSKI
Sonny Nguyen rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another as Bolsa Grande High School overcame a 14-point deficit to upset La Quinta, 35-24, before 700 Friday in a Garden Grove League game at Bolsa Grande. Nguyen, a senior quarterback, scored on runs of 35, 34 and 27 yards, and threw a three-yard second-quarter touchdown pass to Trent Wood. The Matadors (4-3, 3-1) were also sparked by a 136-yard rushing performance by tailback Carlos Torres. Nguyen rushed for 101 yards in nine carries.
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November 4, 1989 | BOB BORSUM
Jason Hooper's 25-yard field goal and Clyde Perezcastaneda's 60-yard interception return for a touchdown, both in the final 3 1/2 minutes, led Santiago High School to a 26-19 upset of Bolsa Grande Friday night in Garden Grove League play. With 3:44 left in the game, Joe Polman recovered a fumble by Bolsa Grande quarterback Sonny Nguyen at Santiago's 35-yard line. Five plays later, Perezcastaneda caught a a 42-yard pass from Chad Carter to move the ball to the six.
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October 13, 1989 | STEVE KRESAL, STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bolsa Grande High School took advantage of early Garden Grove mistakes and went on to a 17-0 victory in a Garden Grove League football game Thursday. Garden Grove had five turnovers, including two in the first quarter that helped Bolsa Grande (3-3 overall, 2-1 in league play) to a quick lead. The Argonauts fumbled the ball on their 25 and it was recovered by David Jimenez with 5:56 left in the quarter. Three plays later, Tim Desrosiers ran off left tackle for 16 yards and a touchdown.
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December 12, 1991
Anaheim 1990-91 RECORDS: OVERALL: 13-12 LEAGUE: 5-5 COACH: Conrad Byars RECORD AT SCHOOL: 47-109 RETURNING STARTERS: NONE TOP RETURNERS YR. HGT. P Marc Duda Sr. 6-0 F Oscar Gomez Sr. 5-8 G John Kafoury Sr. 6-2 F Boun Malapha Jr. 6-0 F Sonny Nguyen Sr. 5-8 G Boun Saphanthang Jr. 5-7 G TOP NEWCOMERS YR. HGT. P Frank Castillo So. 6-2 G Junior Gonzalez Jr. 6-1 F Arthur Gowens Sr. 6-1 F Greg Hemment So. 5-9 G Robbie Mansell Jr.
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September 27, 1990 | Researched by ARA NAJARIAN, Times Staff Writer
10 YEARS AGO Running in the Shadows: Edison High was learning to live without running back Kerwin Bell, who had graduated and went on to a successful career at Kansas. Bell had led Edison to a Big Five Conference championship in 1979 and, despite graduating the entire backfield from that team, the Chargers were ranked No. 1 by The Times at the start of the 1980 season. In its third week, Edison struggled to defeat El Modena, 13-3.
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October 22, 1988 | AL PRESTON
Chris Shockley scored twice in the fourth quarter to lead Pacifica High School to a 20-3 Garden Grove League victory over Bolsa Grande Friday at Bolsa Grande. Shockley's 1-yard touchdown run with 4 seconds gone in the fourth quarter gave Pacifica (5-1-1, 4-0) a 13-3 lead. The score capped a 12-play, 63-yard drive that included two completions by Bobby Anderson of 20 and 19 yards to Tim Stevenson and Kevin Prentiss, respectively.
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