January 10, 2002
The Gold Stars, a girls' AYSO Under-14 All-Star soccer team out of Region 117 (Fountain Valley/Huntington Beach), defeated Cerritos in overtime to win the Hi-5 Tournament championship. After the teams fought to a scoreless tie through regulation play, the Gold Stars were able to claim the title on a free kick by Vikki Vandeman in the overtime session. The free kick was awarded when Madison Empting was hauled down during a breakaway scoring attempt. Fullbacks Erin McCarthy and Sheri Rosen led the defensive effort with Alex Bonsall posting the shutout.
January 8, 2009
During the holiday break, the Ocean View High boys? basketball program reached another major milestone. When the Seahawks edged an 11-3 Mission Viejo team, 40-39, Saturday at Capistrano Valley High, the school earned its 600th victory. Jim Harris, who coaches the team with his son, Jimmy Harris, a former All-CIF player for the Sehawks, has been court side for each one of those victories. In his 31 years guiding the program, Harris? teams have combined to amass a 600-248 all-time record.
September 28, 2006
A tight defensive struggle went Huntington Beach's way Saturday, as the Black Oilers pulled out a 7-0 Clinic Division victory over the Carson Colts in Jr. All-American Football action. Brandon Entwistle scored the game's only touchdown in the third quarter, a score capped by Javier Sanchez's conversion. The win was the second of the season for the Black Oilers. Quincy Wimbish Jr., Bowen Blake, Liam Jimmons, Cade Bernard and Anthony de la Torre all made key defensive stands for the Black Oilers.
June 29, 2006
The Huntington Beach Girls Softball 14-and-Under All-Star team won its division at the 2006 Southern California Amateur Softball Assn. Central District championship last weekend in Cypress. The triumph earned Huntington a berth in the Amateur Softball Assn. State Championship tournament July 7 to 9 in Lancaster. Huntington went undefeated in the grueling, double-elimination tournament which they capped by defeating Mission Viejo, 11-7, in a seven-inning, championship game Sunday.
September 20, 2007
Liverpool United, a boys? Under-11 Plus team out of AYSO Region 56, completed its first week of the season with three matches that ended in tie scores. In the season opener, a 1-1 tie against Lake Forest, Grant Mooney scored off a corner kick from Gavin Kirkreit to provide Liverpool United with its only goal. George Vournas and Connor Venanzi, along with goalkeepers Truman Bazer and Jacob Capps, led the team defensively. In its next match, Liverpool United twice had to rally from two-goal deficits to earn a 3-3 tie against Rancho Santa Margarita.
January 13, 2000
FOUNTAIN VALLEY Young T. Cho, 29, Westminster Olegario G. Cruz, 48, Paramount Ralph R. Deluca, 71, Fountain Valley William E. Difiore, 66, Fountain Valley Porfirio Z. Gutierrez, 33, Santa Ana Scott F. Hanna, 32, Huntington BeachLaurie E. Hosepian, 35, Fountain Valley Linda E. Kendrick, 50, Fullerton Rafael P. Lemas, 34, Huntington Beach Rosalindo V. Narciso, 31, Westminster Clemente C. Rios, 39,...
December 20, 2001
Mike Sciacca HB Energy, a girls' Under-12 Division team from North Huntington Beach Region 55, ended its fall season Sunday by winning the Southern California AYSO Plus Tournament. The Energy defeated Mission Viejo in the final, 3-0, behind a three-goal effort from Mariah Nogueira. Sarah Foster recorded her fourth shutout during the weekend-long tournament in Irvine. The victory avenged a 3-0 defeat to Mission Viejo during the regular season, the only blemish on the Energy's record.
October 12, 2006
Huntington Beach Pee Wee White Oilers' dominating performance on Saturday earned them their first victory of the 2006 Jr. All-American Football season. With J.T. Doran and Elijah Herrera each rushing for more than 100 yards and four players reaching the end zone, Huntington rolled past the Tri-City Steelers, 30-6, in a Pee Wee Division matchup. Adam Petrarca returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown, setting the tone for the game and keying a strong defensive effort led by Logan Surace, Dominic Surace, Cody Boyd, Zachary Young, Kevin Brown, Adam Palafox, Kameron Nunes, Jordan Pascual and Daniel Kinser.
March 6, 2008
The Huntington Beach High baseball team is off and running in the Newport Elks Tournament. The Oilers opened up their 2008 campaign this past week with three impressive victories, the most recent being a 9-0 shutout of host Ocean View Monday. Huntington blew open a tight game by posting a four-run third-inning, then tacked on two runs in each of the fifth and seventh innings to put the game away. The Oilers outhit the Seahawks, 9-3. Senior MJ Forsberg notched his second win of the young season in a complete-game performance.
March 11, 2004
Mike Sciacca The bright lights and big surroundings of the Pond of Anaheim is what the Marina High boys' basketball program deserved Saturday. The Vikings were there, as part of a day-long celebration of boys' prep basketball, where a total of six division champions would be crowned by late that night. Although Marina's magical playoff run ended in a 64-57 loss to Mission Viejo in the Division I-A final, it's journey to the Pond proved no less than captivating.