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By Mike Sciacca | March 7, 2012
Fountain Valley wrapped up a successful first week to the 2012 softball season by winning the Cypress Tournament. The Barons took the tournament title Saturday by shutting out La Mirada, 2-0. The Matadores took runner-up honors in CIF Southern Section Division II last year. Emily Brucelas had a hit and run batted in, Cerissa Rivera and Kelli Tatum both had a hit and scored a run and Madi Perez and Mercedes Brito also had a hit. Rivera improved to 4-0 after striking out eight.
SPORTS
March 8, 2006
Edison gave Kendra Tarrant a victory in her coaching debut as the Chargers defeated the Peninsula Panthers, 4-3, at the Cypress Tournament. Dani Miller hit a two-run triple in the first inning and later scored on a hit by freshman Stephanie Engle. Senior Jessica Aldrich threw a one-hitter through four innings before giving the mound to Engle, who closed the game. Edison took a four-run lead into the seventh inning, then held on for the win. The Chargers got their second win in the tournament and advanced to the semifinal round by blanking the Valencia Tigers, 5-0. Senior Jessica Marlow smashed a grand slam and finished with five RBI, overall.
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By Mike Sciacca | March 1, 2007
Like their baseball counterparts, the prep softball teams begin the 2007 season this weekend. Below is a capsule look at the locals: Edison Chargers League: Sunset Head coach: Kendra Tarrant (2nd) Coaching staff: Andrea Harrell 2006 overall record: 11 - 15 - 1 2006 league record: 3 -7 CIF results: none Returning starters: Danielle Miller, SS, 3B, all-league, Jr.; Rachel Miller, C/1B, Jr.; Sarah Munson, P/OF, Jr.; Jackie Reichner, C3B, Sr.; Rebecca Lesinski, OF, Sr.; Monica Bledsoe, 2B, Sr.; Jessica Brunner, OF, Jr.; Marissa Kanemaru, OF, Jr.; Stephanie Engle, P/1B, Soph.
NEWS
September 13, 2001
The HB Lightning, a girls' 16 Bronze team in the Commonwealth Football Club, opened its 2001-02 season last weekend with matches against Irvine and Cypress. Lauren Stimmler knocked in two goals, the last on a pinpoint pass by Megan Ball, as the Lightning, of AYSO Region 143 (Huntington Beach/Westminster), fought back to gain a 2-2 tie with Irvine. Jessica Gould made several key saves to keep the Lightning in the contest. In the second game, the Lightning outscored Cypress in the second half but fell by a score of 4-1. Stimmler scored the lone goal.
FEATURES
August 31, 2006
The Huntington Beach Independent asked the kids at Brewbakers what they liked about working with pretzel dough.   "You can make stuff out of it, like a fish or a bear." Natalie Urbina, 9, Garden Grove "You can make it any shape." Sierra Lund, 9, Garden Grove "You get to put your hands in real dough and make things." Victoria "Tori" Nelson, 9, Cypress "You can see what it turns out like when it gets higher. When you first make it, you don't know what it's going to look like."
LOCAL
May 7, 2009
Charges have been dropped against a Huntington Beach man whom police arrested on suspicion of robbing a market in Cypress at gunpoint April 1. Aaron Burris, 24, was arrested April 10 after police received several anonymous tips about his possible involvement in the robbery of the J&B Market, Cypress Police Department Sgt. Tom Bruce said. He spent several days at a county jail before posting bail, authorities said. Burris and his fiancée were able to prove through cell phone photos, canceled tickets and surveillance tapes that Burris was at a Los Angeles Clippers basketball game at the time of the robbery, authorities said.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | November 12, 2009
LAGUNA HILLS — Down nearly the whole game, the Huntington Beach Pop Warner Junior Pee Wee Green Chargers were being tested like never before. Cypress kept running and running and running the ball some more Saturday afternoon during the Division I Orange Bowl. “I thought they might have won,” Huntington Beach lineman Shane Reardon said. “Touchdown after touchdown, and I was scared that we might actually lose a game.” Yet the Chargers, in the end, displayed the hearts of a champion.
NEWS
September 16, 1999
Mike Sciacca A pair of South Huntington Beach Fastpitch Softball girls' 12-and-under teams fared well at last weekend's Opening Winterball Tournament in Cypress as the Bruins and Bruisers finished 1-2 in the double-elimination event. Coach Greg Rojas' Bruins breezed through the winner's bracket by defeating Santa Fe Springs, Cypress and Long Beach, to advance to Sunday's championship game. The Bruisers, coached by Rick Aldrich, worked their way up through the losers bracket to earn a championship date with the Bruins.
SPORTS
September 13, 2007
Team Cautious, a 14-and-Under South Huntington Beach girls’ softball team, won five of six games to capture its division title at the Cypress Labor Day Tournament. South Huntington Beach got contributions from every player on its roster, as each had a hit, RBI and scored a run. Team Cautious players are Kendra Hennegan, Emily Richards, Bre McCaa, Courtney Moyer, Jessica Kuiper, Angie Santopoalo, Stephanie Coyne, Berlin Yarnall, Ashley Arrington, Sam Santopoalo, Brenda Bott, Liz Arledge, Devin Sanchez and Rachel Vitali.
NEWS
October 5, 2000
Here's some of the action taken at Monday's meeting: WHAT HAPPENED: The City Council approved an agreement with the city of Cypress to allow that city to use the city's booking, jail and detention services. WHAT IT MEANS: Cypress officials will reimburse the city for booking and housing their prisoners, paying $125 the first day and $41.15 each additional day. In the past, Cypress city officials have used Huntington Beach jail facilities to hold prisoners they cannot, because that city's Police Department can only detain prisoners for up to five hours.
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December 7, 2012
Ray Fenton, who guided Cypress to a CIF Southern Section Southern Division title in 2007, has been named Fountain Valley High's new football coach, the school announced in an email Friday. The email announcement was titled, "The Return of Ray Fenton to Orange County," and was sent by Fountain Valley assistant principal Joseph Fraser, the school's activities director. Fenton comes to the Barons from Webb Prep in Claremont, where he served as the head football coach and athletic director.
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By Mike Sciacca | March 7, 2012
Fountain Valley wrapped up a successful first week to the 2012 softball season by winning the Cypress Tournament. The Barons took the tournament title Saturday by shutting out La Mirada, 2-0. The Matadores took runner-up honors in CIF Southern Section Division II last year. Emily Brucelas had a hit and run batted in, Cerissa Rivera and Kelli Tatum both had a hit and scored a run and Madi Perez and Mercedes Brito also had a hit. Rivera improved to 4-0 after striking out eight.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | October 6, 2010
It was only the beginning of the month of October and Halloween was still 30 days away, yet trickery took a foul turn on the Marina High football team last week in Aliso Viejo. Entrenched in a tight battle with host Aliso Niguel, the Vikings fell victim to trick plays in a 21-13 loss to the Wolverines. Aliso scored on a bounce lateral on its first play from scrimmage that resulted in a 62-yard touchdown. Later, the Wolverines used a halfback pass to score their second touchdown.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | November 12, 2009
LAGUNA HILLS — Down nearly the whole game, the Huntington Beach Pop Warner Junior Pee Wee Green Chargers were being tested like never before. Cypress kept running and running and running the ball some more Saturday afternoon during the Division I Orange Bowl. “I thought they might have won,” Huntington Beach lineman Shane Reardon said. “Touchdown after touchdown, and I was scared that we might actually lose a game.” Yet the Chargers, in the end, displayed the hearts of a champion.
NEWS
October 27, 2009
A Huntington Beach man who teaches at a Cypress preparatory school was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having sexual contact with a female student. Christopher John Ontiveros, who teaches Advanced Placement history at Oxford Academy, was booked on suspicion of assault with intent to commit a felony, sexual battery, sending harmful matter to a minor with intent to seduce, contact with a minor to commit specific offense and child annoyance. Sgt. Tom Bruce of the Cypress Police Department said Ontiveros was out on $100,000 bail and scheduled to be arraigned Jan. 6 at the West Justice Center in Westminster.
SPORTS
By Cathy Vierra | July 16, 2009
?Transform!? is the cheer that begins each game, and that is exactly what happened to a group of girls that came together to represent South Huntington Beach girls? fast-pitch softball 12-and-under division All-Stars during the Amateur Softball Assn. Central District finals. South Huntington Beach went on to finish fifth at the California State ?B? championships over the weekend in Lancaster, advancing to the Amateur Softball Assn. girls? B 12-and-under western nationals, beginning July 27 in Milwaukie, Ore. To help fund the trip, South Huntington Beach is holding a ?
LOCAL
May 7, 2009
Charges have been dropped against a Huntington Beach man whom police arrested on suspicion of robbing a market in Cypress at gunpoint April 1. Aaron Burris, 24, was arrested April 10 after police received several anonymous tips about his possible involvement in the robbery of the J&B Market, Cypress Police Department Sgt. Tom Bruce said. He spent several days at a county jail before posting bail, authorities said. Burris and his fiancée were able to prove through cell phone photos, canceled tickets and surveillance tapes that Burris was at a Los Angeles Clippers basketball game at the time of the robbery, authorities said.
SPORTS
September 13, 2007
Team Cautious, a 14-and-Under South Huntington Beach girls’ softball team, won five of six games to capture its division title at the Cypress Labor Day Tournament. South Huntington Beach got contributions from every player on its roster, as each had a hit, RBI and scored a run. Team Cautious players are Kendra Hennegan, Emily Richards, Bre McCaa, Courtney Moyer, Jessica Kuiper, Angie Santopoalo, Stephanie Coyne, Berlin Yarnall, Ashley Arrington, Sam Santopoalo, Brenda Bott, Liz Arledge, Devin Sanchez and Rachel Vitali.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | March 1, 2007
Like their baseball counterparts, the prep softball teams begin the 2007 season this weekend. Below is a capsule look at the locals: Edison Chargers League: Sunset Head coach: Kendra Tarrant (2nd) Coaching staff: Andrea Harrell 2006 overall record: 11 - 15 - 1 2006 league record: 3 -7 CIF results: none Returning starters: Danielle Miller, SS, 3B, all-league, Jr.; Rachel Miller, C/1B, Jr.; Sarah Munson, P/OF, Jr.; Jackie Reichner, C3B, Sr.; Rebecca Lesinski, OF, Sr.; Monica Bledsoe, 2B, Sr.; Jessica Brunner, OF, Jr.; Marissa Kanemaru, OF, Jr.; Stephanie Engle, P/1B, Soph.
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