September 8, 1993 |
Newport Harbor running back Wade Tift could use a little directional help on pass patterns this season. Tift, a senior, slipped into the end zone on a pass play during a summer league game, then got his bearings straight, or so he thought. Tift turned, expecting to catch a pass, but instead caught a face full of goal post. Tift is a little better at finding his way when they give him the ball directly.
February 20, 1993 |
Andre English scored 16 points as host Torrance Bishop Montgomery ran past Newport Harbor, 69-49, in the opening round of the Division III-AA playoffs. English scored 12 of his game-high 16 points in the second half to lead the Knights (21-2). The Sailors (12-15) took a 29-27 lead at halftime behind junior Ramy Shoukry's 12 points. But Bishop Montgomery went on a 14-3 run to open the third quarter, capped by a Jayson Sanders three-pointer, with 3 minutes 39 seconds remaining.
November 15, 1993
Derek Baker, a standout baseball player at Tustin High School, said he has chosen to attend USC. Baker also visited Cal State Fullerton, Arizona State and Miami before deciding on USC. "It basically felt like the best place for me," he said. Baker hit .429 with five home runs and drove in 38 runs in helping Tustin to the Southern Section Division III title as a junior.
February 28, 1993
Coach: Eric Tweit (14th year). 1992: State Division III and Southern Section Division III-A cross-country champions. Key returners: Jared Overton, Sr.; Sky Peterka, Sr.; Beau Ralphs, Sr., Wade Tift, Jr. Key newcomers: Bill Brandon, So. Outlook: The Sailors' strength lies in the distance events and the shotput.
September 26, 1992 |
Newport Harbor just missed recording its third consecutive shutout and settled for a 17-6 nonleague victory over Foothill Friday at Tustin High. The Sailors (3-0), who blanked Orange and Ocean View in their two previous outings, held the Knights (1-2) scoreless until Foothill quarterback Steve Wielandt connected with split end Justin Bower for a 34-yard touchdown pass with 17 seconds remaining. That ended a streak of 11 scoreless quarters for the Sailors.