June 23, 2001
Richard Dunn HUNTINGTON BEACH - In the tennis division of knee braces and spin shots, Newport Beach's Bob Duesler, a rookie in the 65s this year, is hoping for a double whammy. Duesler, a retired high school teacher, will play in the singles and doubles title matches today in the men's United States Tennis Association National Hardcourt Championships at Lindborg Racquet Club. In the 65s doubles semifinals, Duesler and longtime partner Jim Nelson (Irvine)
October 16, 2000
Richard Dunn High school tennis gets top billing in local coverage (i.e., Orange County newspapers). The professional tours are handled by worldwide print and electronic media. And, in terms of growing the game for the future, organizations such as the United States Tennis Association budget tens of thousands of dollars each year for junior development. While all of the above facets certainly play a role in the Newport-Mesa community in one form or another, what seems to distinguish this area from other tennis hotbeds is the Super Senior level.
March 5, 2010
BASEBALL Estancia 2, Warren 0 COSTA MESA — Senior pitcher Mark DeFrenza pitched a complete game shutout, striking out nine, while allowing three hits and one walk in the Eagles’ season opener that came in the Newport Elks Tournament. Sophomore left fielder Alex Trancoso went two for three with a double. Junior designated hitter Victor Trujillio was two for three with a run batted in. Tyler Rios, a freshman shortstop, also had an RBI for the Eagles.
June 16, 2000
Richard Dunn NEWPORT BEACH - A record 120 players will participate in the sixth annual United States Tennis Association Senior Father-Son Hardcourt Championships today through Sunday at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. The national father/son event features a tournament-record 35 teams in the 60s age division, where fathers must be at least 60 to be eligible. Sons can be any age. It is the first year the 70s division is sanctioned by the USTA. Fathers in that division must be at least 70. The sixth-seeded team in the 70s is 70-year-old Bill Davis of Seminole, Okla.
January 1, 2000
(Part VI) OTHERS Jim Abbott Lynn Adams Hank Adler Dan Aldrich Jerry Anderson Paul Anderson Barry Asher Syd Ball tennis Ted Bandaruk Jirka Batlik R.E. 'Gene' Baum Nick Becker Danny Bibb Jeff Bickmore Billy Blanton Ila Borders Greg Boyer Charlie Brande Bud Browne Al Carlson Brian Carlson Kevin Carlson Andy Carey ...
March 16, 2011
BOYS' TENNIS Corona del Mar 14, Laguna Beach 4 LAGUNA BEACH — CdM senior Shane Korber won two singles sets before being subbed out, improving to 17-0 this season for the Sea Kings in Wednesday's nonleague match. Alex Murray and Carter Wheatley didn't drop a game in two doubles sets for the Sea Kings (6-1), who led, 12-0, after two rounds. Joel Ishii and Ismaen Aboubakare won, 6-2, 6-1. CdM opens play at the prestigious All-American Tournament on Friday against Palisades of the Los Angeles City Section.
June 19, 2005
Four members of the CIF Southern Section Division III co-champion Corona del Mar High girls track and field team grabbed yet another title Saturday, winning the distance medley relay at the Nike Outdoor nationals in Greensboro, N.C. The quartet of sophomore Sarah Cummings, senior Melissa Swigert, freshman Allison Damon and 1,600-meter state champion Annie St. Geme, a junior, clocked 11 minutes, 42.07 seconds, the fifth-fastest...
June 2, 2003
Melanie Neff Before a packed house, defending champions Scott Davis and David Pate made quick work of a couple of youngsters to win their first of two titles on the day at the Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic on Sunday at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. Top-seeded Davis and Pate, who also won the men's over-35 doubles competition, took home the open doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Brian and Dann Battistone of Las Vegas, 6-4, 6-3. It was a standing-room only crowd at center court to cheer on the old-timers, who won the men's 35-and-over title at Wimbledon last year.
March 13, 2003
The Hornets finished the regular season undefeated (13-0) downing the Riverside Magic, 51-30, in their game last weekend. The seventh-and-eighth-grade boys National Junior Basketball team won the Reebok Division I championship with the victory over Riverside. The Hornets were led by Gus Ellis (11 points, 11 rebounds), Chase Pinesett (two blocks, five points, nine rebounds, two assists), Andy Rovzar (seven points, three assists) and Erik Rask (12 points, two assists and two steals.