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December 25, 1990
School: El Toro High Sport: Soccer Position: Midfielder Class: Senior Viloria, who was the Division 4-A offensive player of the year last season while leading El Toro to the 4-A title, has the Chargers (11-0) rolling again. She scored eight goals in three El Toro victories last week, including four in an 8-1 victory over Temple City in the semifinals of the Cerritos tournament Saturday.
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January 22, 2010 | Bill Dwyre
Ask Brian Viloria how his boxing career has gone and he's likely to mumble something about Death Valley and Mt. Everest. He has been a world champion twice, the first time for a year, starting in September 2005, and now, starting last April. In between was the pits, known in boxing as the Alameda Swap Meet in South L.A. The facts: Viloria is 29, the International Boxing Federation champion at 108 pounds, and will defend his title in Manila on Saturday night against Carlos Tamara.
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September 18, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Defending world champion Brian Viloria of the United States built a 6-1 lead after two rounds, then held on for an 8-6 victory over European champion Sergei Kazakov of Russia in a first-round bout at 106 pounds Sunday. The 5-foot-4 Viloria, about four inches shorter than Kazakov, chose to box rather than fight inside, and it paid off for two rounds. Then the taller Kazakov became more aggressive and found the range with his left, whittling Viloria's lead down to 7-4 at the end of three rounds.
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September 11, 2005 | Jonathan Abrams, Times Staff Writer
Amid the emotional outcome of his previous bout and the frustration of a delay in his championship fight, Brian Viloria was eager to step back into the ring. Viloria (18-0, 12 knockouts, one no decision), who trained for a 12-round fight, wasn't in the ring for long Saturday at Staples Center, earning the World Boxing Council light-flyweight championship with a knockout at 2 minutes 59 seconds of the first round, defeating title holder Eric Ortiz (24-5-1, 16 KOs).
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January 8, 1990 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Among the rustic surroundings of Shawn Viloria's front yard are two horses, two dogs, two cats, five chickens, a rabbitt and a sheep named Calamity Jane. There also is a lone soccer goal post, complete with net. The goal, erected three years ago by Viloria's father, was built so Viloria, a junior at El Toro High School, could work on her shot without having to make the long drive "downtown."
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December 29, 1990
Shawn Viloria led El Toro High School to its third tournament final appearance in three tries this season by scoring two goals in two games Friday in the Ocean View Girls' Soccer Tournament at Ocean View High School. Viloria and teammate Shannon deAvila each scored a goal in a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over Edison Friday morning. Viloria pulled a leg muscle in the Edison game, but returned in the second half of the semifinal against Arcadia to score her team's only goal in a 1-0 victory.
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December 30, 1990 | TOM BIRSCHBACH
The undefeated El Toro High School girls' soccer team tied Mater Dei with 45 seconds remaining in regulation and went on to a 3-2 overtime victory in the championship game of the Ocean View tournament Saturday. Led by fullback Kim Donohue's two second-half goals, the Monarchs (9-3-2) appeared on the verge of victory with 45 seconds remaining.
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April 2, 2000 | MIKE PENNER
He is the little big man of the U.S. boxing program, the smallest man on the team who hits harder than the super-heavyweights, packing the most powerful punch on the squad--a Hawaiian punch at that. Yes, 106-pounder Brian Viloria of Waipahu, Hawaii, is a made-for-NBC Olympic human interest story waiting to happen--cue up the teaser now: Meet America's Mighty Mouse!--with an asterisk. (*Still hasn't qualified for Sydney.) Viloria, touted as the can't-miss star of the supposedly revitalized U.S.
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February 21, 1990 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
Shawn Viloria scored three goals Tuesday to lead El Toro High School to a 3-0 victory over Corona del Mar in a second-round match of the Southern Section 4-A girls' soccer playoffs. "They weren't the greatest goals," Viloria said. "I just put 'em in." Viloria has three hat tricks and 30 goals this season. El Toro (18-3-3) scored 10 minutes into the match on a penalty kick by Viloria.
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September 8, 2005 | Steve Springer, Times Staff Writer
What had always been his comfort zone was suddenly a twilight zone. Brian Viloria had known only happiness and accomplishment in the ring. He wasn't ready for the unexpected and horrifying to occur without warning. Throwing punches had long been exhilarating for Viloria, starting at the age of 6 when the targets were banana trees in his native Hawaii, which he pounded to strengthen his hands.
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September 8, 2005 | Steve Springer, Times Staff Writer
What had always been his comfort zone was suddenly a twilight zone. Brian Viloria had known only happiness and accomplishment in the ring. He wasn't ready for the unexpected and horrifying to occur without warning. Throwing punches had long been exhilarating for Viloria, starting at the age of 6 when the targets were banana trees in his native Hawaii, which he pounded to strengthen his hands.
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May 29, 2005 | Steve Springer, Times Staff Writer
A 32-year-old Mexican fighter was in critical condition Saturday night after suffering brain damage in a fight at Staples Center. Flyweight Ruben Contreras underwent surgery at California Hospital Medical Center to relieve pressure from bleeding on the brain after he collapsed following his fight against Brian Viloria. Contreras, from Ciudad Juarez, was fighting on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez-Ivan Robinson bout.
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September 18, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Defending world champion Brian Viloria of the United States built a 6-1 lead after two rounds, then held on for an 8-6 victory over European champion Sergei Kazakov of Russia in a first-round bout at 106 pounds Sunday. The 5-foot-4 Viloria, about four inches shorter than Kazakov, chose to box rather than fight inside, and it paid off for two rounds. Then the taller Kazakov became more aggressive and found the range with his left, whittling Viloria's lead down to 7-4 at the end of three rounds.
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September 10, 2000 | MIKE PENNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
And the gold medal for most obvious nickname among athletes competing at the Sydney Olympics goes, by knockout, to Brian Viloria, the Hawaiian-born boxer who is known by friends and strangers alike as, yes, of course, can't-help-but-telegraph-this-one . . . Hawaiian Punch. "Personally," Viloria says with a polite smile, "I think it's been overused. I mean, I'm from Hawaii and I can punch. You can put two and two together." Not helping matters is Viloria's ever-scant tale of the tape.
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April 2, 2000 | MIKE PENNER
He is the little big man of the U.S. boxing program, the smallest man on the team who hits harder than the super-heavyweights, packing the most powerful punch on the squad--a Hawaiian punch at that. Yes, 106-pounder Brian Viloria of Waipahu, Hawaii, is a made-for-NBC Olympic human interest story waiting to happen--cue up the teaser now: Meet America's Mighty Mouse!--with an asterisk. (*Still hasn't qualified for Sydney.) Viloria, touted as the can't-miss star of the supposedly revitalized U.S.
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March 13, 1991 | MARTIN BECK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Each time Shawn Viloria stepped on the soccer field for El Toro this season, she faced certain hazards. As the best offensive player on the top-ranked girls' soccer team in the Southern Southern Division 4-A, Viloria was the player opponents most wanted to stop. "I got taken out every game," said Viloria, The Times' player of the year for the second consecutive season.
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March 13, 1991 | MARTIN BECK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Each time Shawn Viloria stepped on the soccer field for El Toro this season, she faced certain hazards. As the best offensive player on the top-ranked girls' soccer team in the Southern Southern Division 4-A, Viloria was the player opponents most wanted to stop. "I got taken out every game," said Viloria, The Times' player of the year for the second consecutive season.
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January 14, 1991 | MARTIN BECK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's an athletic ritual that has grown almost tiresome: the dousing of the winning coach with the team's liquid refreshments after a victory. But after the El Toro High School girls' soccer team defeated Bolsa Grande, 4-0, in the Ocean View Tournament in December, the tradition was given a new spin. When senior captain Shawn Viloria dumped water on El Toro Coach Kerry Krause, it was retribution.
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December 30, 1990 | TOM BIRSCHBACH
The undefeated El Toro High School girls' soccer team tied Mater Dei with 45 seconds remaining in regulation and went on to a 3-2 overtime victory in the championship game of the Ocean View tournament Saturday. Led by fullback Kim Donohue's two second-half goals, the Monarchs (9-3-2) appeared on the verge of victory with 45 seconds remaining.
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