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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | March 23, 2011
Two Marina High girls' relay teams went into the school's track and field record books last weekend at the California Relays in Norwalk. On the opening day of the California Relays at Cerritos College Friday, the Vikings' foursome of Sara Van Dyke (1,200), Julia Robinson (400), Emily Taylor (800) and Laura Hollander (mile) set a new school record at 12 minutes 31.10 seconds in the Distance Medley Relay. On Saturday, Van Dyke, Katie Durant, Taylor and Hollander established a new record time of 21:24.80 in the 4 X 1,600, bettering the previous school record by more than 26 seconds, Marina Coach Dick Degen said.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | April 6, 2011
The Huntington Beach High boys' track and field team had one goal entering the 2011 season: win the Sunset League championship. If they accomplish their goal, the Oilers would be end a 28-year drought. That goal is still within reach, but they will need to come up with a big finish to end the regular season. In a league tri-meet March 30 at Huntington's Sheue Field, the Oilers downed Los Alamitos, 70-29, and in a key matchup against Fountain Valley that would establish a league front-runner, it was the Barons who emerged from a close matchup, 70-67.
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June 20, 2002
With the culmination of the 2001-02 athletic calendar now official, four local high schools have announced names of the male and female athletes of the year for their respective schools. Below is a listing of each school's selections, with the sports each athlete participated in during the school year. EDISON HIGH Male: Denny Flanagan, football; track and field. Female: Rachael Ziemann, basketball; track and field. HUNTINGTON BEACH HIGH Male: Brian Ruziecki, football; track and field.
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By ? | June 18, 2009
George Demos (Huntington Harbour resident and USC HB Alumni Club president) and his family participated in the Senior Olympics on June 6 at Caltech in Pasadena. George competed in eight track-and-field events, winning gold medals in most events. George has been competing in track and field since high school, college and the U.S. Army, and continues to compete on a regular basis in the Senior Games. His grandson, Shaun Beideman, (right) also ran in the grandparent-grandchild 100-meter race and also won a medal.
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December 29, 2005
Edison High School senior Victor Bravo was one of 150 students in the country to receive a Principal's Leadership Award. Each winner will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. The award is co-sponsored by the National Assn. of Secondary School Principals and Herff Jones Inc. Bravo was nominated by principal D'liese Melendez, who said she chose him because of his keen intellect, stellar academic performance, finely honed analytical skills and ability to think quickly on his feet.
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By: | October 10, 2005
Terry Albritton, whom some believe may have been the most gifted athlete in the history of Newport Harbor High, has died at age 50. Albritton, a football and track and field standout who set a world shot put record at age 21 and is a member of the Stanford athletic Hall of Fame, died Sept. 1 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, said longtime friend Tony Ciarelli, who competed with Albritton at the University of Hawaii. The cause of his death is unclear. Ciarelli, in his 12th season as an assistant football coach at Newport Harbor, said he maintained periodic contact with Albritton, whose athleticism and personality made him an almost mythic figure as early as his sophomore year at Newport Harbor.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 13, 2010
Randy Cruz saw the delivery from a different perspective Monday. Stationed behind home plate and in the visitor's dugout at the Saddleback High softball field, site of Ocean View's Golden West League game with the host Roadrunners, the Seahawks coach got a first-hand, straight-on look at freshman pitcher Brittany Hitchcock. "Her ball was really moving well and her inside and out pitches and drop curve were really happening," Cruz said. "It was really great to see her throw from that vantage point."
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By Mike Sciacca | June 7, 2007
Meghan Foley and Hilary Hayes didn't know that they'd be involved in jostling matches Friday. The Edison High sophomores both endured physical races at the 2007 CIF State Track & Field finals at Sacramento City College to earn high marks and valuable experience in their first trip to the event. A third local athlete, Huntington Beach High's Chrissy Van Doornum, also competed Friday and came up with a personal best in the girls' pole vault. Foley emerged with a second-place finish in the girls' 800-meters race Friday to secure a berth in Saturday's finals.
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March 12, 2009
Lacrosse The Huntington Beach High boys? lacrosse team topped Beckman, 11-6, in its season opener Friday. Junior Andy Nemes and senior Nate Hesse each scored three goals for the Oilers. Senior Nick Refice added two goals and an assist, and juniors Andrew Jackson and Brandon Cyprus both added a goal and an assist. Senior Jeff Wong also scored for Huntington Beach, which had its defense hold up well despite recurring penalties that resulted in man-down situations. ?
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May 15, 2008
Former Golden West College athlete and Huntington Beach lifeguard Micha Burden finished in 31st place Saturday at the 2008 FINA Water World Swimming Championships in Seville, Spain. She finished the 10K event in 2:04:39.4. The 26-year-old was seeking to become one of the top 10 female finishers in the event, a placement that would automatically qualify her for the upcoming Olympic Summer Games. In addition, four other female competitors, despite not placing among the top 10, qualified for the Summer Games.
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By Mike Sciacca | June 6, 2012
Laura Hollander capped a stellar career at Marina High Saturday by finishing in third-place in the girls' 3,200 meter run at the 2012 CIF State Track and Field Championships Saturday at Buchanan High in Clovis. The senior showed her tenacity and fortitude by overcoming being tripped at around the 100-meters mark at the outset of the race, Marina distance coach David Sanford said. Hollander got back into the competition and worked her way into second-place, behind eventual winner, sophomore Sara Baxter of Simi Valley.
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By Michael Sciacca | May 30, 2012
A trio of local athletes have earned their way to the CIF State Track and Field Championships. Laura Hollander and Kylie Nishisaka of Marina, and Karen Snapper of Edison, will all be at Buchanan High in Clovis on Friday for the preliminary round of the State meet. The finals are Saturday. Hollander qualified in the girls' 3,200 meters run, finishing in 10 minutes, 17.2 seconds, and placed second behind sophomore Sara Baxter of Simi Valley, who won the evesnt in 10:08.71. Both easily cruised past the State qualifying time of 10:42.57.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 16, 2012
The 2012 boys' volleyball season came to an end May 10 for Huntington Beach and Ocean View, both of whom suffered second-round losses in CIF Southern Section playoff action. Huntington Beach, champion of the Sunset League, was eliminated after dropping a tough, 24-26, 25-23, 25-19, 25-23, 10-15, Division 1 road match at South Coast League runner-up San Clemente. The fifth-ranked Oilers, who had a 17-match win streak snapped, end their season at 23-3. Ocean View traveled to face Pacific View League champion Camarillo, and the sixth-ranked Scorpions came away with a 25-22, 25-19, 25-22 victory in a Division 3 match.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | June 1, 2011
Four local track and field athletes are moving on to the CIF State Meet on Friday in Clovis. Huntington Beach junior Ramon Vargas finished fourth in the boys' 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.23 seconds and was fifth in the boys' 300 hurdles in 38.26 at the CIF Masters Meet on Friday at Cerritos College in Norwalk. Senior Hassan Ilyas of Fountain Valley was ninth in the 300 hurdles at 38.75. The top five in each event automatically qualify for the State Meet. Other athletes can qualify for State by meeting an at-large time or field event mark requirement.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | May 25, 2011
Fountain Valley's Hassan Ilyas won the 1 boys' 300 hurdles Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Division 1 finals at Cerritos College in Norwalk. The senior won the event in a time of 38.33 seconds. Ilyas also competed in the triple jump and finished eighth at 44 feet 1/2. In the Division 1 boys' 1,600 meters, Marina senior Karl Baranov ran 4:15.82 to finish sixth, one spot ahead of Fountain Valley senior Luis Morales, who ran a 4:16.65. Ramon Vargas of Huntington Beach came up with a pair of third-place finishes in the Division 2 final.
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From Staff Reports | May 11, 2011
Parker Glore repeated as singles champion and teammates Roy Nielsen and Toma Harmelink took the doubles crown on the final day of the Sunset League boys' tennis championships May 4. The singles and doubles finals were an all-Marina affair. In the singles finale, Glore, Marina's top singles player, defeated No. 2 Kevin Young. Nielsen and Harmelink, the No. 1 team for the Vikings, turned back Marina's No. 2 team of Jason Fernandez and Josh Kligor, to take the doubles title. Marina opened CIF team tournament play Wednesday at home against San Clemente.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | April 6, 2011
The Huntington Beach High boys' track and field team had one goal entering the 2011 season: win the Sunset League championship. If they accomplish their goal, the Oilers would be end a 28-year drought. That goal is still within reach, but they will need to come up with a big finish to end the regular season. In a league tri-meet March 30 at Huntington's Sheue Field, the Oilers downed Los Alamitos, 70-29, and in a key matchup against Fountain Valley that would establish a league front-runner, it was the Barons who emerged from a close matchup, 70-67.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | March 23, 2011
Two Marina High girls' relay teams went into the school's track and field record books last weekend at the California Relays in Norwalk. On the opening day of the California Relays at Cerritos College Friday, the Vikings' foursome of Sara Van Dyke (1,200), Julia Robinson (400), Emily Taylor (800) and Laura Hollander (mile) set a new school record at 12 minutes 31.10 seconds in the Distance Medley Relay. On Saturday, Van Dyke, Katie Durant, Taylor and Hollander established a new record time of 21:24.80 in the 4 X 1,600, bettering the previous school record by more than 26 seconds, Marina Coach Dick Degen said.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 13, 2010
Randy Cruz saw the delivery from a different perspective Monday. Stationed behind home plate and in the visitor's dugout at the Saddleback High softball field, site of Ocean View's Golden West League game with the host Roadrunners, the Seahawks coach got a first-hand, straight-on look at freshman pitcher Brittany Hitchcock. "Her ball was really moving well and her inside and out pitches and drop curve were really happening," Cruz said. "It was really great to see her throw from that vantage point."
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By ? | June 18, 2009
George Demos (Huntington Harbour resident and USC HB Alumni Club president) and his family participated in the Senior Olympics on June 6 at Caltech in Pasadena. George competed in eight track-and-field events, winning gold medals in most events. George has been competing in track and field since high school, college and the U.S. Army, and continues to compete on a regular basis in the Senior Games. His grandson, Shaun Beideman, (right) also ran in the grandparent-grandchild 100-meter race and also won a medal.
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