March 21, 2014
More than 125 residents and community activists gathered in Costa Mesa to discuss Banning Ranch, a proposed development in West Newport that opponents argue will burden humans and wildlife. The Thursday night meeting at the Neighborhood Community Center was organized by the Banning Ranch Conservancy, a grass-roots group that has long fought the project, which calls for 1,375 homes, commercial space and a small hotel within portions of the 400-acre, privately owned property. Terry Welsh, president of the conservancy, called Banning Ranch the "largest parcel of unprotected coastal open space remaining in Orange County.
March 23, 2000
COSTA MESA - Down by four strokes entering play at Santa Ana Country Club, the Newport Harbor High boys golf team watched senior Pete Watson card a 40 in the late going as the Sailors edged highly regarded San Clemente, 398-400, in nonleague play Wednesday. Harbor had trailed aftrer nine holes by four, but Wednesday's 202-208 score over nine holes at SACC turned the tide, with Watson outdueling San Clemente's No. 1 for the deciding points. Newport trimmed the deficit to two with the first quartet of golfers, then tied it up with the second tier before Watson snapped the tie. Overall, Daniel Kush was Harbor's leading golfer with a 73 (36 on Wednesday)
January 26, 2013
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Estancia 52, Newport Harbor 33 COSTA MESA - Celia Duran scored 11 points to lead a strong team performance by the Eagles in the nonleague game Saturday. Maya Van Den Heever had 10 points and Bryanna Vernon hit three three-pointers and finished with nine points for Estancia (15-8). McKenna Izzi led the Sailors with nine points and eight rebounds. Bela Raimondi and Jordan Perry scored seven points and Jen Lopez had three points and seven rebounds for Newport Harbor.
November 1, 2000
Tony Altobelli SAN CLEMENTE - Two members of the Corona del Mar High girls golf team advanced to the CIF Southern Section Finals after finishing in the top-five at the Pacific Coast League Finals Tuesday at the San Clemente Golf Course, par 73. CdM senior Taylor McCormick took third place with a 36-hole total of 171. Fellow senior Allison Schauppner was fifth with a 178. University's Angela Won was the medalist with...
December 29, 2000
NEWPORT BEACH - The Newport Beach Breakers, a girls-under-10 progressive plus team from AYSO Region 97, won the inaugural Newport Invitation U-10 Soccer Tournament last weekend. The Breakers posted victories over Mission Viejo, North Irvine and Newport Beach Gold, placing the squad in the championship game against San Clemente. After a tough defensive battle, the Breakers outlasted San Clemente, thanks to solid efforts from Meghan McMahon, Maggie Bernay, Kelly Heenan, Katy Storch, Amy Snyder and Stephanie Nealey.
March 16, 2002
HUNTINGTON BEACH - The Newport Harbor High boys volleyball team won its first two pool-play matches Friday in the Orange County Championships at Edison High. The Sailors defeated Esperanza, 15-10, 15-8, then outlasted San Clemente, 15-10, 10-15, 15-12. Newport completes pool play today and, should it finish in the top two in its pool, will advance to the quarterfinals. Semifinals will also be held Saturday at Edison, with the final scheduled Monday night at the same site.
May 27, 2004
The Newport Knights defeated San Clemente in a sudden-death shootout to determine the AYSO under-12 championship May 8, following a 1-1 tie to end regulation. Chris O'Campo scored the winning shootout goal for Newport, then Chris Mendez blocked a San Clemente attempt to preserve the win. The first round of the shootout ended 3-3 with Knight goals by Austin Webster, Zac Chocek and Juan Gonzalez. Gonzalez also scored the Knights goal during regulation, with an assist to Jay Ordaz.
May 1, 2001
SAN CLEMENTE - Five Newport-Mesa District players, including three from Corona del Mar High, made the first-round cut Monday in the 36-hole Pacific Coast League boys golf championships at San Clemente Golf Course, where the final round will be held today at 11 a.m. The top 12 and ties advanced to the final round, including CdM's Brad Chamberlain (74), Alex Chikovani (74) and Jason Wishengrad (77). Estancia sophomore Jason Cassidy (77) and Costa Mesa junior Bryce Sheridan (78)
February 17, 2002
Roger Carlson CORONA DEL MAR - Playing a game of six on two with a rock in the cage and adhering to their coach's advice to "One, come to play, and two, good defense," Newport Harbor High's girls water polo team sent a solid team from San Clemente home with a 6-2 defeat in the CIF Division I Playoffs Saturday morning at Corona del Mar High. Sailors Coach Bill Barnett was pleased with the effort, said all of his girls played well and singled out senior Katherine Belden for her defense in particular, against San Clemente's imposing Christina Kuno, who was held scoreless after opening the game with a penalty shot in the first quarter to give the Tritons a 1-0 lead.
April 11, 2001
QUARTERBACKS Billy Hart, Mission Viejo Richard Schwartz, Edison RUNNING BACKS Chris Manderino, Newport Harbor Darryl Poston, Edison Frostee Rucker, Tustin Tyler Thompson, Santa Margarita RECEIVERS Christian Prelle, Edison Phillip Smith, Ocean View Erik Hallenbech, St. Margaret's TIGHT ENDS Brandon Alconcel, Aliso Niguel Tim Burnette, San Clemente Chris Chester,...