November 30, 2004
Chris Yemma The Sage Hill School girls basketball team is looking to rebound from a slow start in the 2003-04 season and improve through the leadership of a couple of seniors. Vicky Gutierrez and Katie Puishys, both senior co-captains this season, are expected to lead with the knowledge and experience of three-year varsity starters. The Lightning lost only one senior to graduation -- Natasha Kaliski -- and have two returning 6-foot-2 starters.
September 22, 2004
The Estancia High girls tennis team remained undefeated in Golden West League action, beating Westminster, 10-8, in a nail-biting finish. Down 4-8 heading into the final rotation, the Eagles need wins in five of the six sets. Estancia (4-3 overall, 3-0) got wins in all six to rally for the victory. The Eagles travel to league-rival Saddleback Thursday. Sailors handle Capo Valley Newport Harbor High girls tennis beat host Capistrano Valley, 15-3, Tuesday in a nonleague match.
September 16, 2004
Rick Devereux It almost seems as if the Newport Harbor High football team is switching divisions and leagues. Last week the Sailors (1-0) defeated CIF Southern Section Division I opponent and Sunset League contender Fountain Valley, 20-7, Friday. The Tars face Marina (0-1), which also plays in the Sunset League, at 7 p.m. Friday. Newport Harbor, ranked No. 2 in CIF Division VI, will rely on the defense to keep the Vikings out of the end zone.
September 1, 2004
Colors: Green, gold and white. League: Sunset. 2003 record: 8-4; 4-1 in league. Type of offense: Multiple. Type of defense: Four-three. Head coach: Dave White (19th year, 129-66-3). Staff: Ryan Tombrello (defensive coordinator); Harry Schmidt (offensive line); Mike Henderson (wide receivers, defensive backs); Rob Simonson (defensive line); John Boyer (defensive ends); Kyle Murphy (offensive line); Eric Rescigno (quarterbacks); Frank Stephens (linebackers)
March 11, 2004
Junior outside hitter Brett Perrine tallied a team-high 16 kills while senior Morgan Govaars added 11 for the host Newport Harbor High boys volleyball team, which opened its season with a 27-25, 15-25, 25-17, 23-25, 17-15 nonleague victory over Capistrano Valley Wednesday night. Gavin Galey tallied eight kills while Jon Langford and Ted Slater added seven and six kills, respectively, for the Sailors, which led, 23-17, in the fourth game before the Cougars (0-4)
October 4, 2003
TODAY Cross country High school boys and girls -- Estancia at Yucaipa Invitational; Newport Harbor at Harbor Heritage Run, 8 a.m. Community college men and women -- OCC at Riverside Invitational, 9 a.m. Field hockey High school girls -- Newport Harbor vs. Santa Ana in Orange County Invitational semifinals at Marina, 9 a.m.; finals at 2 p.m. Football Community college -- Santa Ana at Orange Coast,...
October 3, 2003
TODAY Football High school -- Newport Harbor at Dana Hills, 7:30 p.m.; Estancia at Ocean View, 7 p.m.; Corona del Mar at Cypress at Western, 7 p.m.; Saddleback at Costa Mesa at Orange Coast College, 7 p.m.; Fairmont Prep at Sage Hill, 3:30 p.m. Soccer Community college men - Orange Coast at Golden West, 6 p.m. Community college women -- Santa Ana at Orange Coast, 3 p.m. College women -- Cal Poly San...
September 17, 2003
Bryce Alderton Any anxiety associated with Mike Evans' first game as Corona del Mar High's boys water polo coach was quickly extinguished by a simple philosophy: executing the game plan. The host Sea Kings scored three first-period goals and contained Capistrano Valley enough to post a 7-2 nonleague victory in both team's opener Tuesday at CdM High. "There are always first-game jitters, but we did well," Evans said. "We played good, heads-up ball today with the steals ... the defense did a good job closing the gaps and guys put the ball away when they had a shot in front of the cage.