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May 31, 2001
Tony Altobelli What turned out to be a loss in the baseball world, became a tremendous gain in the tennis world. Corona del Mar High boys tennis standout Brian Morton grew up loving both sports, but when high school came around, he had to make the all-important decision. "Not everyone can be good in two different sports," Morton said. "I'm no Deion Sanders or Bo Jackson or anything. I played both sports my whole life growing up, but I stuck with tennis when I got to CdM."
NEWS
May 3, 2005
A trust has been established to help pay medical costs for Glenn Morton, the Orange Coast College men's tennis coach who remains in a coma after a head-on car accident Wednesday. Brian Morton, Glenn's son and a senior tennis standout at UC Irvine, said those interested in contributing funds may call (714) 356-6540 for information. Brian Morton said his father remained in an induced coma Monday in the intensive care unit at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana. He is in critical condition.
NEWS
June 7, 2005
Glenn Morton, the Orange Coast College men's tennis coach who was critically injured in a head-on car accident April 27, is out of his coma and improving slowly, his son, Brian Morton, said. "He is making progress every day," Brian Morton said of his father, who remains at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, but will be moved, possibly as soon as this week, to a rehabilitation center. The younger Morton, said his dad came out of an induced coma in late May, but the extent from which he will recover from trauma to his brain is still unknown.
NEWS
October 5, 2002
UC Irvine junior Jon Endrikat and sophomore Brian Morton will get an early start to their tennis season by taking part in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. Morton and Endrikat, who recently teamed up to win the CHOC/Padrinos Charity tournament, have already qualified for the main draw in doubles and will go through the qualifying tournament as singles. Qualifying for the singles main draw begins Tuesday with the main draw of the tournament playing Thursday through Oct. 13 for both singles and doubles.
NEWS
April 26, 2000
COSTA MESA - Corona del Mar high's boys tennis team closed out its Pacific Coast League season with a 17-1 victory over host Costa Mesa Tuesday. CdM's (17-6, 8-2 in league) singles players of Brian Morton, Cameron Ball and Hunter Jack won all nine sets, 6-0. Mesa (3-13, 2-8) got its only team point from the No. 2 doubles team of Cuong Nguyen and Marvin Lam, who beat Josh Stuart and Ryan Stockwell, 6-2. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Corona del Mar 17, Costa Mesa 1 Singles - Morton (CdM)
NEWS
March 21, 2000
CORONA DEL MAR - Host Corona del Mar applied a 12-6 defeat on Edison Monday in nonleague boys tennis, keyed by Brian Morton's sweep in singles, and a sweep in doubles from Michael Bean and Peter Kulmaticki. CdM improves to 7-0 with the decision. NONLEAGUE Corona del Mar 12, Edison 6 Singles - Morton (CdM) def. Malaway, 6-2; def. Keyser, 6-4; def Santos, 6-2; Kennedy (CdM) lost, 1-6; won 6-1, 6-1; Wadhwa (CdM) lost 2-6, 4-6; won, 6-2. Doubles - Ball-Myers (CdM)
NEWS
March 3, 2000
CORONA DEL MAR - Juniors Randy Myers and Peter Kulmaticki sewpt at No. 1 doubles, 6-2, 6-1, 6-1, to lead host Corona del Mar High's boys tennis team to a 15-3 rout over Loyola High of Los Angeles Thursday afternoon. Other three-set winners for the Sea Kings (2-0) include Brian Morton (6-3, 6-0, 6-0) and Cameron Ball (6-3, 6-0, 6-0) in singles, along with Michael Bean and Robert Kennedy (6-3, 6-2, 6-0) in doubles action. The Sea Kings, ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division I, will host Los Alamitos Tuesday at 3:15 in nonleague action.
NEWS
April 4, 2001
CORONA DEL MAR - The Corona del Mar High boys tennis team dodged a pair of bullets to defeat Pacific Coast League visitor Laguna Beach, 11-7, Tuesday. First, a doubles player did not show up, forcing Coach Tim Mang to default three doubles sets. Then, singles standout Brian Morton experienced a flare up of bursitis in his elbow. Morton played through the pain to split his first two sets, then defaulted his third, as soon as the team victory was assured.
NEWS
March 22, 2001
CORONA DEL MAR - Corona del Mar High's boys tennis team shelled visiting Northwood, 15-3, to improve to 6-0, 2-0 in the Pacific Coast League, but those were just the numbers. The real news comes with the decision of seniors Brian Morton and Garrett Snyder, who say they will compete in CIF, as well as Ojai, as a doubles unit and are immediately considered by many as the team to beat in both categories. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Corona del Mar 15, Northwood 3 Singles - Ball (CdM)
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June 7, 2005
Glenn Morton, the Orange Coast College men's tennis coach who was critically injured in a head-on car accident April 27, is out of his coma and improving slowly, his son, Brian Morton, said. "He is making progress every day," Brian Morton said of his father, who remains at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, but will be moved, possibly as soon as this week, to a rehabilitation center. The younger Morton, said his dad came out of an induced coma in late May, but the extent from which he will recover from trauma to his brain is still unknown.
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NEWS
May 21, 2005
Mesa Verde Tennis Center will host an exhibition doubles match at noon Sunday in hopes of raising money for the family of Glenn Morton, Orange Coast College's men's tennis coach who remains hospitalized after an automobile crash in Costa Mesa on April 27. Devin Bowen, a former Estancia High standout who then played at Texas Christian University, along with Tim Leonard, will face Andy Stewart, a teaching pro at Mesa Verde,...
NEWS
May 8, 2005
Barry Faulkner When UC Irvine senior Brian Morton led the Anteaters to their first Big West Conference men's tennis title since 1993 and a berth in the NCAA championships, it was supposed to amplify a successful swan song to a notable competitive career. But, just days after the conference-clinching triumph April 24 over the University of the Pacific, that swan song was drowned out by the sounds of shattering glass, crinkling chassis, glaring sirens and the monotonous mechanical beeping that forms the backbeat of the intensive care unit.
NEWS
May 3, 2005
A trust has been established to help pay medical costs for Glenn Morton, the Orange Coast College men's tennis coach who remains in a coma after a head-on car accident Wednesday. Brian Morton, Glenn's son and a senior tennis standout at UC Irvine, said those interested in contributing funds may call (714) 356-6540 for information. Brian Morton said his father remained in an induced coma Monday in the intensive care unit at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana. He is in critical condition.
NEWS
February 26, 2005
UC Irvine senior Brian Morton won in singles and doubles to lead the Anteaters to a 4-3 nonconference men's tennis win over host Furman Friday in Greenville, S.C. Morton, a Corona del Mar High product who grew up playing at Mesa Verde Tennis Club in Costa Mesa, defeated Allen Simmons, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 1 singles. Morton then teamed with senior Rye Kashiwabara to win at No.1 doubles, 8-5. Peter Surapol, Mustafa Ulukan and Olof Sjorlund also earned singles victories for the 'Eaters (4-4)
NEWS
June 24, 2003
Barry Faulkner Recent Corona del Mar High graduate Garrett Snyder, whose three-year varsity tennis career at the school resulted in four CIF Southern Section championships, is the Sea Kings' Boys Athlete of the Year. Snyder, who transferred to CdM after his freshman year at Santa Margarita, helped Coach Tim Mang's Sea Kings forge a 70-3 record the last three seasons, including unbeaten CIF championship campaigns in 2001 and 2003. The Sea Kings were 24-0 this spring, polishing off their perfect season with a 14-4 triumph over Santa Barbara in the CIF Division I title match.
NEWS
October 5, 2002
UC Irvine junior Jon Endrikat and sophomore Brian Morton will get an early start to their tennis season by taking part in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. Morton and Endrikat, who recently teamed up to win the CHOC/Padrinos Charity tournament, have already qualified for the main draw in doubles and will go through the qualifying tournament as singles. Qualifying for the singles main draw begins Tuesday with the main draw of the tournament playing Thursday through Oct. 13 for both singles and doubles.
NEWS
July 28, 2002
Costa Mesa High's boys swim coach and local beach lifeguard Scott Ferry is named as the school's head girls water polo coach, replacing Crystal Whitmore. Ferry takes over Costa Mesa's second most successful girls athletic program in terms of wins and losses in 1996-97. In the past 13 months, girls water polo goes from a club sport to a CIF-sanctioned winter sport. CdM's Caylan Leslie, 15, the top-seeded tennis player in the Pacific Coast Junior Tennis Championships, sweeps through the quarterfinals before losing to fourth-seeded Marilyn Locke of San Jose, 6-4, 6-4. Yvette Ybarra is named as Costa Mesa High's boys volleyball coach becoming the first woman to coach the school's boys team.
NEWS
February 21, 2002
Brian Morton and Dontia Haynes posted singles victories for the Anteaters, but UC Irvine was defeated by visiting BYU, 4-3, in a nonconference men's tennis match Wednesday. Haynes earned a 6-3, 6-2 victory at the No. 5 spot while Morton picked up his fifth straight win at No. 6 with a 7-6, 6-4 triumph for the Anteaters (3-5). Morton teamed with Jon Endrikat to pick up an 8-4 doubles win over BYU's Carlos Lozano and Gert Vilms, ranked 10th in doubles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
NEWS
January 18, 2002
Amara Aguilar They call him "Big Jon." His doubles partner is "Morty." Both will play in integral role on the UC Irvine men's tennis team this season. UCI sophomore Jon Endrikat and freshman Brian Morton were ranked 27th nationally in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's fall rankings for doubles. "Our games actually really complement each other," Morton said. "Jon is really consistent, has solid returns and keeps the ball low. I like to step up and put the ball away.
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