December 15, 2001 |
It's no surprise that Tayyiba Haneef is an All-American. That she earned the honor as a volleyball player is the surprising part. Haneef, a senior who leads undefeated Long Beach State against Stanford today in the Division I title match at San Diego State's Cox Arena, might have been expected to star in basketball or track. She won state championships in both of those sports at Laguna Hills High, one in the high jump, and the other as a 6-foot-7 center.
March 14, 1997 |
Reaching for new heights in the history of Moorpark High girls' basketball, the Musketeers came up short. Tayyiba Haneef, a 6-foot-6 senior center for Laguna Hills, scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Moorpark was unable to match up in a 60-41 loss in the Southern California Regional Division II semifinals Thursday night at Laguna Hills.
June 29, 1997
Tayyiba Haneef, who helped lead the Laguna Hills girls' basketball team to the state Division II championship and won the high jump title at the state track and field finals earlier this month, was named Cal-Hi Sports' girl athlete of the year. Haneef, a 6-foot-6 senior, averaged 13.9 points and 10.4 rebounds for the basketball team, which was ranked No. 1 in the state by Cal-Hi Sports.
January 2, 1997 |
Sixth-ranked Ocean View plays at Newport Harbor on Friday, and the title game of the Santiago tournament takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday. An intriguing nonleague matchup also takes place Saturday when Century, with three players 6 feet 1 or taller, plays at Laguna Hills, which boasts the county's tallest player, Tayyiba Haneef (6-6).
December 8, 1996
Woodbridge battled back from a one-point deficit after three quarters in girls' basketball to upset Laguna Hills, 47-44, in the finals of the Woodbridge Tip Off Classic. Nicole Roberts' layup with 1 minute 40 seconds left put the Warriors up by five points. Woodbridge (4-0) outscored Laguna Hills, 14-10, in the final quarter and made four of five from the free-throw line. Krissy Duperron, named the tournament MVP, scored 11 points for Woodbridge.