May 5, 2013
Kimberly O'Donnell graduated from Harvard University last year and ran in the 2012 Boston Marathon. She has a strong connection with Boston. When the Boston Marathon bombings occurred last month, she immediately called friends and former roommates in the race. She stayed at home in Santa Cruz, Calif. instead of going to work because she was too worried. The 23-year-old was among several who ran Sunday's OC Marathon in honor of the tragedy and terror that struck Boston last month.
April 19, 2013
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD Mt. SAC Relays WALNUT - Senior Sam Hyams had the top showing for UC Irvine Thursday on the first day of the 55th annual Mt. SAC Relays at Hilmer Lodge Stadium in Walnut. Hyams finished ninth in his section and 25th overall of 132 total runners in the1500 meters with a season-best time of 3:49.01. Tommy Newton-Neal recorded a time of 3:56.62, Andrew Snyder 3:57.14 and Amir Shirif 4:01.23. UCI has student-athletes competing in the Mt. SAC Relays and at the Beach Invitational (at Cerritos College)
November 11, 2001
WALNUT - Newport Harbor High's girls tennis team elected to compete without standouts Natalie Braverman and Megan Hawkins in Saturday's CIF Division II second-round match against host Walnut High, and it didn't make much difference. The second-seeded Sailors, now 13-3, shelled the Mustangs, 16-2, to move into Tuesday's quarterfinals, most likely against Sunny Hills at a site to be determined by coin flip. Senior Kelly Nelson and sophomores Diana Khoury and Vanessa Dunlap swept their singles foes to lead the way. CIF DIVISION II Second round Newport Harbor 16, Walnut 2 Singles - Nelson (NH)
February 5, 2013
WALNUT -- About 40 people gathered Monday night on the steps of Walnut High School to remember Monica Quan, 28, a former star basketball player who was killed Sunday night alongside her fiance, Keith Lawrence, in Irvine. Many hugged and cried or stood silent, holding candles in memory of the former Walnut High graduate who become an assistant coach at Cal State Fullerton. Police on Monday night were searching for suspects in the slayings. Quan and Lawrence, 27, were found shot to death in their car in a parking garage at their new condominium complex.
March 9, 2003
Bryce Alderton Walnut High's girls soccer team met its match against Costa Mesa Saturday in the CIF Southern Section Division III final at Cal State Fullerton. But, then again, the same could be said in the reverse order as the two schools dueled to a 0-0 tie at the end of regulation, both sharing the championship in their first CIF title game in girls soccer. Mesa (22-1-3) took home CIF patches and Walnut was awarded the plaque after a coin flip following the final whistle.
November 13, 2010
Corona del Mar WALNUT — The CdM girls won their heat and the boys finished fourth in their heat in Division III to advance to the finals at Mt. San Antonio College Saturday. The CdM girls bounced back after finishing second in the Pacific Coast League last week. It was the first time the Sea Kings didn't win the league title in 11 years, CdM Coach Bill Sumner said. Junior Ashlee Powers led the way for the Sea Kings at Mt. SAC, finishing third in 18 minutes, 42 seconds.
October 23, 2010
CROSS COUNTRY Mt. SAC Invitational WALNUT — Tori Sarris, Maggie Goodson, Kat Maddox and Cailtlin Mead finished in the top 30 to help the Newport Harbor High girls' team finish sixth out of 21 teams in its division at Mt. San Antonio College Saturday. Sarris, a senior, finished 21st in 19 minutes, 36 seconds, followed by Goodson, who was 22nd in 19:37, Maddox, who was 24th in 19:45 and Mead, who was 29th in 19:54. Ashley Ima came in 46th in 20:18 for the Sailors.
May 13, 2013
COSTA MESA Superior Avenue: A drunk driver was reported in the 1600 block at 12:38 a.m. Sunday. Harbor Boulevard: A person was reportedly drunk in public in the 1800 block at 12:43 a.m. Sunday. Newport Boulevard and Walnut Street: A drunk driver was reported at 2:01 a.m. Sunday. Pomona Avenue and West 19th Street: A person was reportedly drunk in public at 5 a.m. Sunday. Church Street: A vehicle burglary was reported in the 1900 block at 9:20 a.m. Sunday. Puente Avenue: Petty theft was reported in the 2100 block at 9:26 a.m. Sunday.