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By Matt Szabo | November 16, 2007
When the Sage Hill School football team won at Linfield Christian of Temecula, 36-35, on Oct. 19, it was really nothing more than a nonleague win. Exciting, sure, but the Lightning’s last-minute touchdown drive only served to give Sage Hill a momentum boost going into Academy League play. Much more will be on the line tonight at 7:30, when the teams meet again in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Northeast Division playoffs at Sage Hill. “At the seeding meeting, several coaches I talked to from our league said they were surprised we were paired with a team we’d played so recently,” Sage Hill Coach Pete Anderson said.
February 22, 2003
Church name: Newport Mesa Christian Center Address: 2599 Newport Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 Telephone: (714) 966-0454 Web site:; additional information about Newport Mesa Christian Center's worship, its children and youth programs and its other ministries and programs is available at the Web site. Denomination: Assemblies of God Year church established: 1938 Service times: Three identical services are held on Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Children's church and youth church, as well as many adult education classes, are held concurrently with the morning services.
June 4, 2004
Barry Faulkner There could not have been a greater contrast Thursday between the split second that decided the game and the remaining 50-plus minutes of girls soccer action between fifth- and sixth-grade gold division, pool B rivals Mariners Christian School and Eastbluff Elementary. The lone goal in a Daily Pilot Cup clash at the Costa Mesa Sports Farm Complex came with the action stopped, as Katie Deverian directed a slow rolling penalty kick inside the left post three minutes into the 25-minute second half.
April 25, 2002
Bravo, Byron de Arakal. As he is one of the few who seems to have a clear take on our fair city's central problem(s), de Arakal's column ("Merrily on our way to nowhere at all," April 3) captures the essence of what most "improvers" have been vilified for even suggesting. Our Costa Mesa City Council is truly leaderless, stumbling, bumbling along, while issuing irrelevant proclamations and publicly patting each other on the back during City Council meetings for "a job well done," while the citizenry wearily waits into the wee hours of the morning to address relevant problems in hopes of finding real solutions.
By By Lauren Vane | November 8, 2005
With seven members facing arraignment, Piecemakers vow to resist health agency's enforcement efforts.It was business as usual at the Piecemakers Country Store in Costa Mesa Monday, despite a county health agency's order to stop serving prepared food. Members of the Piecemakers, a Christian religious sect that operates a craft business and tea room, could face fines and jail time if they do not comply with the Orange County Health Care Agency's order to cease all unapproved food preparation and food service.
August 10, 2002
Michele Marr Address: 1734 Orange Ave., Costa Mesa Telephone: (949) 548-9733 Denomination: Foursquare Year church established: 1934 Service time: 10 a.m. Sunday Senior pastor: Chip Crosby Pastoral staff: Karen Crosby, associate; Michael and Linda Ritter, assistants; Brian and Dana Stair, youth ministry Size of congregation: 100 Makeup of congregation: All ages ...
January 18, 2011
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Vanguard 62, San Diego Christian 59 COSTA MESA — Sarah Boyd had 20 points, five assists and four assists to lead the No. 12-ranked Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference game Tuesday. Boyd made two free throws with 10 seconds left and Vanguard held off SDC (6-11, 1-8 in conference). Molly Pfohl added 12 points, while Allison Burns led the Lions (10-5, 6-3) with eight rebounds. MEN'S BASKETBALL Vanguard 69, San Diego Christian 59 COSTA MESA — Alex Chapman scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference game Tuesday.
September 10, 2010
When/where: Tonight, 7 at Sage Hill School Key Lightning: Sr. TB/LB Taylor Ross; Jr. LB David Fenner; Sr. OL/DL T.J. Danner; Jr. CB Conner Ascher. Breakdown: Ross, coming off a school-record 250 yards rushing in last week's win over Fairmont Prep, will again look to lead the Lightning (1-0) in tonight's nonleague game … Tri-City Christian, of Vista, is also 1-0 after beating Borrego Springs, 35-8, on Saturday … The Eagles used a well-balanced attack, getting touchdown runs from three different players … Sage has lost to Tri-City Christian each of the last two years, including last year's 35-21 setback where the Lightning were outscored, 28-0, in the second half … Tri-City Christian, an eight-man team before 2005, posted its first winning record as an 11-man team last year with an 8-3 mark.
April 6, 2012
Mariners Christian School raised $250,000 through its spring fundraiser in Newport Beach for programs and school supplies. The money raised at the Costa Mesa K-8 private school's annual Spring Benefit and Auction on March 30 at the Balboa Bay Club will be used for teacher iPads, golf practice nets and a rubberized outdoor play surface as well as academic and extracurricular programs. "It was an amazing evening," Head of School Bob Sladek said in a prepared statement. "The Balboa Bay Club is a great place to hold the event.
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