August 28, 2013
It's been a busy, and successful, summer on the links for Lauren LaBow. The Huntington Beach resident won three junior golf tournaments this summer while playing on the PGA Southern California Junior Tour. LaBow capped her title run with a first-place performance at the Newport Beach Summer Shootout at Newport Beach Golf Club Aug. 11. The 13-year-old started the summer by winning her age division (girls' 12-14) title at the Recreation Summer Championship July 14 at Recreation Park Golf Course in Long Beach.
July 10, 2013
The 2013 District 62 Little League All-Star Tournament is in the books. Three local Little League teams, Huntington Valley's Major division All-Stars, Ocean View's 9/10 All-Stars, and Ocean View's 8/9 All-Stars, turned back their respective opponents in two week's time to take district banners at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley. During the multi-division tournament, which started on June 22, Ocean View won district championships in the 10/11, 8/10, 8/9, and Intermediate divisions.
June 12, 2013
HB Crew, an Under-19 boys' soccer team from AYSO Region 143 (Huntington Beach/Westminster), successfully defended its title by winning its division on June 2 at the Mission Viejo Classic Soccer Tournament. The Crew's first match was against a feisty team from La Quinta. Keeper Nico Gambino stopped a penalty kick to keep the game scoreless in the early moments. Forwards Dakoda Muta , Brad Odell and Joseph Ayers all found the net in the first half to give the Crew the lead for good in an eventual, 5-0 victory.
November 30, 2011
Huntington Beach and Ocean View had their postseason runs come to an end Friday in the quarterfinal round of the CIF Southern Section football playoffs. The best season turned in by a Huntington Beach team in nearly two decades came to a close before at full house at Cap Sheue Field. The Oilers traded punches with second-ranked Mission Viejo in their Pac-5 Division game, but it was the visiting Diablos who were left standing after scoring a wild 41-31 victory. Huntington trailed, 31-10, after three quarters but scored 14 straight points early in the fourth quarter to pull within 34-24 with 8:11 left to play.
February 23, 2011
The only thing the Edison High girls' soccer team lacked Tuesday in its CIF Southern Section Division 1 second-round match against Mission Viejo was a finishing touch. It certainly wasn't for a lack of effort, desire or drive by the eighth-ranked Chargers that cost them against the visiting Diablos, a 1-0 defeat that did put the finishing touch on what had been an outstanding season. "We just didn't finish," Edison Coach Kerry Crooks said after her team — which she said overachieved in 2010-11 — had its season end. "We had our opportunities but couldn't complete them, and that's the game of soccer.
July 22, 2010
Edison High quarterback Matt Viles was awarded the offensive MVP on Friday at the 51st annual Brea Lions Orange County All-Star football game at Orange Coast College. Viles guided the South on a late drive that nearly chewed up 7:38 of the fourth-quarter clock that allowed his team to hold on for a 24-21 victory over the North. Viles finished the game 11 of 13 for 98 yards with a touchdown. Viles went four for five on the late drive that started at the South six-yard line and stalled near midfield in the final minute.
May 20, 2010
A fourth man was arrested in a Craigslist sting on suspicion of attempting to a pay a 13-year-old girl for sex Tuesday. Mission Viejo resident Howard Houchen Wang, 38, was arrested and booked into the Huntington Beach Jail. He is expected to be charged today with four felony counts for attempting lewd acts on a child, luring a child with intent to commit a crime, meeting a minor to commit lewd conduct and showing lewd material to a minor. Wang began talking to Huntington Beach detectives posing as a 13-year-old girl on Craigslist, sending her e-mails and pictures of himself, police said.
November 12, 2009
Editor’s note: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. As with all suspects, they are considered innocent until proved guilty. Brooke L. Dwyer, 27, Huntington Beach Natalie R. Genest, 38, Huntington Beach Wayne L. Muller, 28, Fullerton Morgan T. Vanderpool, 32, Costa Mesa Dennis Pillsbury, 56, Huntington Beach Filiberto Tapia, 46, Santa Ana Gary L. Morton, 57, Huntington Beach Gary L. Silva, 58, Huntington Beach Marion Gallion, 48, Irvine Marco A. Ramos, 33, Huntington Beach Joseph L. Stollings, 35, Mission Viejo Stephanie A. Velekei, 35, Huntington Beach Roger L. Etheart, 44, Huntington Beach Curtis S. Rauch, 21, Huntington Beach John R. Horstmann, 25, Huntington Beach Robert L. Becerra, 30, Orange Deborah J. Levin, 41, Huntington Beach Ralph C. Shelton III, 21, Orange James C. Rice, 38, Huntington Beach David L. Barczewski, 48, Westminster Jennifer A. Woods, 32, Orange William A. Tesmer, 58, Signal Hill Teri L. Blanchard, 57, Huntington Beach Scott D. Watson, 47, Huntington Beach Duane K. Erickson, 36, Huntington Beach Khurram S. Azhar, 35, Corona Brandon J. Hebert, 20, Huntington Beach Juan...