October 31, 2002
Will Reichenstein tallied two goals and an assist to lead the Slammin' Smurfs to a four-goal win over the Beach Bums Saturday at Kaiser School in Costa Mesa in boys under-14 soccer action. The Smurfs used accurate passes to score goals, getting contributions from several players, including Branden Rowley, Chris Gutierrez, Andrew Kaban and Kyle Caldwell, who all scored one goal in the Region 97 duel. Caldwell and Kaban assisted on Reichenstein's two goals.
September 28, 2005
SOCCER Coast Soccer League Girls under 9 The Irvine Lasers Girls Under-9 bronze west team put together two more wins in Coast Soccer League action. The Irvine Lasers defeated the Rancho Santa Margarita Soccer Club, 6-0. Brynn Motal who had three scores. Hailey Hite, Anna Chin and Katie Craig each scored goals. In their second game, the Lasers also beat the Fury Futbol Club from Aliso Viejo, 6-0. Emily Martinez scored twice. Brianna Westrup, Nicholle Frei, Brynn Motal and Karina Mickelson each scored goals in the Fury match.
September 19, 2002
Many years ago, Noel Coward wrote a song that started: "Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the mid-day sun... " If he were writing today, he might want to add another group: the growing ranks of addicts who have embraced the improbable run of the Anaheim Angels to the top of the American League West. Last Saturday, I joined them at Edison Field. At mid-day. In the sun, to watch another come-from-behind victory over the Texas Rangers. I can personally verify that 40,000 Southern Californians spent a Saturday afternoon in late summer in ideal beach weather under a scorching sun to watch a baseball game for almost four hours.
October 12, 2005
FOOTBALL Newport Mesa Jr. All-American Junior division Baldwin Hills Bruins 32, Newport Mesa Silver Seahawks 14: Quest Truxton completed passes to wide receivers Matt McKinnon, Adam Freeman, Sage Fleming and Cole Collins in the second quarter. Fullback Brody Richter and ran behind the line of William Somekh, Teddy Somekh, Kobe Benter, and Brandon Hauser for a 40 yard score. Defensively, linemen Brian Leguay Chad Sheldon, Trevor Branca and Dominic Komadina and linebackers and defensive backs: Colton Benter, Alex Fuller, Will Eury, Jacob Fisher, Isaiah Davis and Cole Collins sewed up the defensive line.
October 6, 2005
SOCCER Region 120 Boys under 16 Costa Mesa 4, South Irvine 0: Juan Becerra scored two goals. Defenders Matt Kirchberg, Luu Nguyen and Jacob Hurd were hard to stop and hard to score on. AYSO Region 57 Girls under 16 Corona del Mar 2, Costa Mesa Code Blue 0: Corona del Mar remained undefeated, beating host Blue Code in a competitive match. Bayley Sprowls scored in the midst of traffic. In the second half, the defensive play by Taylor Rhodes, Chelsea Giger, Ariana Condon and Alix Condon led the way. Julie Kramer scored the final goal of the game with an assist from Breezy Brewster.
September 20, 2006
SOCCER AYSO Region 120 Girls under 14 Costa Mesa Code Red 3, CdM 0 : Code Red displayed solid defense from first-half goalie Hayley Smith and fullbacks Jenna Nava, Sydney Caffey, Jessica Oseguera and Jillian Tanner. Brooke Wanbaugh scored Costa Mesa's first goal, and Vanessa Corona scored twice. Girls under 10 Red Warriors 1, Fast & Furious 0: Red Warriors forward Olivia LeValley scored the only goal, after teammate Steffani Nava's shot had hit the post.