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December 27, 2003
Corona del Mar High led from start to finish in the first round of the Estancia High Coast Classic boys basketball tournament Friday, defeating Norco, 50-44, to advance to the second round. The Sea Kings (6-5) had an 11-point advantage with two minutes remaining, but missed three consecutive layups, allowing Norco (4-8) to cut the lead to 47-44. "They were uncontested layups," CdM Coach Ryan Curry said. "We had a steal and a layup and two drives through the defense, but they just didn't fall.
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By Joseph Serna, joseph.serna@latimes.com | January 17, 2011
A former track star at Corona del Mar High School was driving upward of 90 mph on West Coast Highway when her car swerved into oncoming traffic and triggered a 10-vehicle pileup that killed her and two other people, a family friend who has seen the preliminary police report said Monday. Julia Allen, 27, who went by Julie, was driving eastbound Saturday afternoon on a narrow stretch of Coast Highway along Mariner's Mile, when she broadsided a pickup truck turning left in front of her. The Newport Beach resident's tan-colored Ford Taurus went airborne and landed on a motorcycle and other cars facing west at the Riverside Avenue stoplight.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | January 12, 2013
SANTA BARBARA - On Friday night at the Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions, Corona del Mar High girls' water polo Coach Sam Bailey said his squad played like individuals instead of a team. On Saturday afternoon, Bailey saw the opposite. In fact, during a fifth-place semifinal against Los Alamitos, he saw what he said was a defining moment for his team. The player who provided the moment during a break in the action was senior Ioanna Haralabidis. "I felt that all of [my teammates]
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By Tom Ragan, tom.ragan@latimes.com | July 9, 2010
On Saturday , Mary-Christine Sungaila, a Corona del Mar High School graduate, will receive the Frances E. Willard Award of Achievement at the Alpha Phi International Fraternity's 68th biennial Convention in Miami. She will receive the honor in recognition of her national and international legal work, according to a news release. Sungaila is a partner at the appellate law firm Horvitz & Levy LLP, based in Los Angeles. Her work includes a friend of the court brief on behalf of Amnesty International in a ground-breaking human rights case decided last year, according to a press release from the award committee.
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By Amy Senk | November 26, 2011
Five Crowns managers recently cooked and served staff a holiday lunch as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition that this year featured essays read by Corona del Mar schoolchildren. "It's just a nice way to say thank you to everyone," said Steve Kim, general manager of the restaurant at 3801 E. Coast Hwy. "The managers serve, and the president and CEO is back there cooking. " About 70 staff members enjoyed roasted suckling pig, apple and celery root gratin, Cinderella pumpkin puree and spaetzle with butternut squash, along with beer and wine and pumpkin pie for dessert.
SPORTS
By David Carrillo PeƱaloza, david.carrillo@latimes.com | November 16, 2010
REDLANDS — Corona del Mar High and Redlands East Valley usually meet for all the marbles on the court. They have played for a CIF Southern Section girls' volleyball championship the previous two seasons. This time, the programs faced each other in a Division I-A semifinal match on Tuesday. Different round, yet same outcome. The Sea Kings cannot seem to beat the Wildcats in the postseason. They avoided a sweep on the road, but seconded-seeded Redlands East Valley won, 25-20, 25-21, 26-28, 25-21, making it five straight playoff victories against third-seeded CdM. Redlands East Valley (29-4)
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By Amy Senk | September 11, 2010
Children of the 1980s will get to hear children of the 2010s perform "I Want to Know What Love Is" along with Foreigner when they take the stage at this year's Taste of Newport on Sept. 18, Corona del Mar High School officials announced. "It's funny," said Val Jamora, the school's music director. "I was talking with the publicity manger, and they asked if I knew the song and I said 'Are you kidding me? I had my heart broken to that song at my junior high dance.'" Foreigner will perform at 9 p.m., with 25 members of the Corona del Mar High School Madrigal Singers joining in "I Want To Know What Love Is," the band's No. 1 hit from 1985.
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