December 9, 2010
BOYS' BASKETBALL Sage Hill 43, Santa Ana Valley 37 IRVINE — Mark Loper was named tournament MVP of the Gelman Classic after scoring 18 points in the title game at Tarbut V'Torah Thursday. Chris Zadra scored 10 points, while T.J. Danner had seven points and was named to the all-tournament team for Sage Hill (7-0) in the four-team tournament. The Lightning's Darren Chen was also all-tournament. Corona del Mar 77, San Bernardino 47 HUNTINGTON BEACH — Danny Cheek scored 20 points for the Sea Kings, who won their pool and advanced to the semifinals of the Ocean View Tournament of Champions Thursday.
December 4, 2010
BOYS' BASKETBALL Corona del Mar 76, Colony 73 MISSION VIEJO — Marcus Bradley scored 24 points, earned all-tournament team honors and led the Sea Kings to third place in the Mission Viejo Diablo Inferno tournament Saturday. Danny Cheek had 11 points and Chris Freeman scored nine points for CdM (3-1). The Sea Kings will face Clovis West in pool play of the Ocean View Tournament of Champions Tuesday at 8 p.m. Estancia 61, Bassett 38 NORWALK — Eagles senior Davon Joyner had 20 points and 16 rebounds on his way to earning all-tournament team honors in the consolation game of the John Glenn Tournament Saturday.
September 23, 2010
Saturday is the annual Coastal Cleanup Day, a statewide event coordinated by the California Coastal Commission. Upper Newport Bay hosts one of the largest volunteer cleanup efforts in California. Typically about 1,200 or more people venture out into sensitive areas of the saltmarsh around the bay, which are normally off limits, to collect trash. Last year more than 17,000 pounds of trash and more than 2,000 pounds of recyclables were collected. Many think that the trash results from littering by visitors to the bay, which is not the case.
March 15, 2005
Man charged in deaths of missing couple The fourth suspect arrested in connection with the disappearance of Tom and Jackie Hawks was formally charged on Monday. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 39, of Long Beach was charged with two counts of murder, with special-circumstances allegations of multiple murder and murder for financial gain, said Mark Macaulay, spokesman for the district attorney's office. The other three men arrested on suspicion of the presumed murders -- Skylar DeLeon, 25, Myron Gardner, 41, both of Long Beach, and Alonso Machain, 21, of Pico Rivera -- face the same charges.
December 8, 2010
BOYS' BASKETBALL Sage Hill 53, Santa Ana Valley 42 IRVINE — Senior guard Mark Loper had 26 points and six rebounds as the Lightning advanced to the championship game of the Gelman Classic on Wednesday at Tarbut V'Torah. Senior forward T.J. Danner had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists for Sage Hill (6-0). The Lightning play Santa Ana Valley against at 6 tonight in the championship game of the tournament. Coach Jeff Beeler said Sage Hill and Santa Ana Valley had the best records in the round-robin format, so it'll be a rematch for the title.
July 31, 2001
The Pacific Coast Girls 4-A Fastpitch All-Star softball team finished third in the recent national tournament at Bonita Creek in what must have seemed to be a marathon, rather than a softball tournament, on the way to impressive finish in what is considered to be softball's "Williamsport," according to Head Coach Barry Grumman. "These girls have reached the top of their sport and thir third-place finish was a result of great talent and incredible dedication through countless hours of practice and instruction.
February 21, 2000
Richard Dunn In Alvin White's storied and well-traveled football career, he bore witness to the live settings of "North Dallas Forty" as a role player on the field and silver screen. The patriotic former Newport Harbor High standout, instrumental to getting American flag decals placed on the team's helmets in 1970, played 11 years of professional and semipro football following an outstanding collegiate career at Orange Coast College and Oregon State University.
July 31, 2008
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA ? One coach led the morning match, the other in the afternoon. It didn?t matter to Nicolina McCall who called the shots. The result was the same every time out for the Newport Water Polo Foundation 18-and-under girls? team in the pool. McCall did her part as Newport opened the S&R Sports USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics by blowing out its pool-play opponents Thursday. She capped a successful day at Santa Margarita High by scoring four goals in an 11-5 victory over San Jose Aquatics.