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February 27, 2013
The Huntington Beach Marine Safety Division will hold tryouts for new ocean lifeguards at 8 a.m. Sunday. A performance exam will be held at Lifeguard Headquarters, 103 Pacific Coast Hwy., one block south of Huntington Beach Pier. The exam consists of three physical events: a 1,000-yard ocean swim, a 500-yard ocean swim and a 1,500-yard run-swim-run. Upon successful completion of the performance exam, about 20 qualified candidates will be allowed to register for the lifeguard training program.
SPORTS
May 8, 2013
Soccer tryouts start Thursday The Wolfpack boys' Under-15 Silver Elite and Silver teams are holding tryouts Thursday and May 16. Both tryouts are open between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and will take place at Edison High. For more information, email Donna Piscopo at DPiscopo@socal.rr.com . — From staff reports * Edison athletic fundraiser Edison High will host food trucks in its main school parking lot during a May 15 fundraiser to benefit its aquatics and boys' basketball programs.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander | March 5, 2008
The Huntington Beach Marine Safety Division is having its annual lifeguard tryouts Sunday morning, but division Chief Kyle Lindo said this year’s turnout will be hard to predict. After all, it’s the only time local lifeguards have had their own TV show. The TruTV hit show “Ocean Force: Huntington Beach, OC” might bring a lot of people who wouldn’t otherwise show, Lindo said. That’s a double-edged sword, because some might not be up to the challenge, he said.
FEATURES
By CHRIS EPTING | March 5, 2009
Did you catch all of the media coverage that the Huntington Beach Lifeguard tryouts received this week? The coverage was with good reason: Never before have more men and women tried out for one of the coveted posts. To get a sense of what made the tryouts so popular this year, I interviewed the boss, Marine Safety Chief Kyle Lindo: Why are tryouts such a big deal this year? We think there are a few reasons (not necessarily in order): 1. Perception of the job and the economy.
NEWS
March 13, 2003
Youth track and field meet set for March 21 Huntington Beach High will be the competition site for the 2003 Youth Track and Field Meet on Friday, March 21. The event, put on by the city of Huntington Beach, is open to children born in or after 1988. All participants may enter two events plus a relay. Running events include the 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1,600-meter races and a 400-meter relay. Field events include the long jump, high jump and softball throw.
SPORTS
February 18, 2010
Wolfpack holding tryouts The Wolfpack boys U12 program hosts tryouts from 5 to 6:30 p.m. March 1 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 7 at the Fountain Valley High stadium. The team had an outstanding season at U11, going 11-1-2 and placing second in the challenging Bronze Omega Bracket. The team is expected to be promoted to Silver in the fall. If interested, e-mail the team manager Donna Piscopo at DPiscopo@socal.rr.com or Coach Matt Brummett at MRBrummett@gmail.com . A boys’ bronze level U12 fall team is also forming and will have tryouts at the same time.
NEWS
February 28, 2002
Mike Sciacca, Independent Golden West Water Polo Club is holding Spring Water Polo Camp registration for two separate camps. The first camp, for boys and girls 14 and younger, currently is taking registration at the school pool between the hours of 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. A camp for high school girls 18 years of age and younger will hold registration on Sunday, March 3, at 4 p.m. also at the campus pool. For more information, call 895-8246 or check out the Web site o7 www.goldenwestpolo.
NEWS
March 22, 2001
Angelique Flores Sixteen-year-old Nicole Hyink has wanted to be a lifeguard since she was 9. "I love the beach and I love dealing with people," the Surf City girl said. With her family cheering her on, Hyink was among the top finishers in her first crack at lifeguard tryouts on Sunday. Every year, the city's Marine Services Department holds open tryouts for one of the most coveted jobs in lifeguarding. The one-day event includes three swims: a 1,000-yard pier swim, a 500-yard surf sprint and a 1,500-yard run-swim-run.
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SPORTS
September 18, 2013
The H.B. Waves Girls' Basketball Club will hold a tryout for its 2013-14 season Sunday at the Huntington Beach High gymnasium. The tryout is for youngsters in the fifth and sixth grades and runs from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (714) 393-0440. — From staff reports * Rustlers dominate Harbor The Golden West College football team turned in a dominating performance Saturday in recording a 48-17 victory over Los Angeles Harbor at Orange Coast College. Linebacker Anthony McNichols (Lakewood High)
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SPORTS
May 15, 2013
Soccer tryouts are Thursday The Wolfpack boys' Under-15 Silver Elite and Silver teams are holding tryouts Thursday. The tryouts are open between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and will take place at Edison High. For more information, email Donna Piscopo at DPiscopo@socal.rr.com . — From staff reports * Registration open Huntington Beach Jr. All-American Football and Cheer 2013 registration is now open. "Early Bird Pricing" is available at http://www.hbjaaf.com . The website also includes listings of the chapter's upcoming football camps.
SPORTS
April 17, 2013
AYSO Region 143 will be conducting tryouts for its EXTRA program on April 21 and April 28. Tryouts will be held at Meadow View School (5702 Clark Drive, Huntington Beach). Boys' and girls' Under 9-U12 tryouts are from 9 to 11a.m., and U13-U14 divisions are from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to each tryout. The AYSO EXTRA program offers a more advanced level of competition. For more information, visit http://www.ayso143.org. AYSO Region 143 soccer also will hold registration for its fall season on from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on April 23 also at Meadow View School.
NEWS
February 27, 2013
The Huntington Beach Marine Safety Division will hold tryouts for new ocean lifeguards at 8 a.m. Sunday. A performance exam will be held at Lifeguard Headquarters, 103 Pacific Coast Hwy., one block south of Huntington Beach Pier. The exam consists of three physical events: a 1,000-yard ocean swim, a 500-yard ocean swim and a 1,500-yard run-swim-run. Upon successful completion of the performance exam, about 20 qualified candidates will be allowed to register for the lifeguard training program.
SPORTS
October 24, 2012
Jim Harris, Bruce Belcher and Jim Staunton are three of 19 people to be honored during a luncheon Thursday as 2011-12 Distinguished Service and Hall of Fame Awardees from the CIF Southern Section. Harris, who died last October, was named to the Hall of Fame for his 33-year tenure as coach of the boys' basketball program at Ocean View. Belcher and Staunton both received the Distinguished Service award. Belcher spent 36 years at Edison and retired as athletic director in 2010. Staunton, a former principal at Huntington Beach High, retired as CIF Southern Section commissioner in July, 2011.
SPORTS
October 3, 2012
Fountain Valley High is hosting a poker tournament fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center, 17967 Bushard St., Fountain Valley. Proceeds benefit all Fountain Valley High programs. For registration and other information, contact Glenn Grandis at (714) 457-3557. * Club volleyball tryout is Saturday Club H Volleyball of Huntington Beach will hold tryout sessions for its 2012-13 season starting Saturday at Golden West College.
SPORTS
May 2, 2012
Marina High held a mock signing day Tuesday for its senior athletes who previously signed a national letter of intent. The following Vikings took part in the celebration: Raquel Rosas (Air Force Academy, women's volleyball); Natalie Kridel (Sacred Heart University, women's volleyball); Sandra Simmons (LSU, softball); Amanda Cordeiro (Chico State, softball); Alex Waked (Holy Cross, football); Arianna Sisson (Colorado State University-Pueblo, women's soccer); Karin Jester (Cal State Monterey Bay, women's water polo)
SPORTS
March 7, 2012
Dylan Garrity, who graduated in June from Edison High and now is at Sacramento State, has been named the Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year in men's basketball. Garrity was ranked sixth nationally with 6.9 assists per game. Garrity started 27 of the Hornets' 28 games and averaged 8.1 points and 33.8 minutes per game. In a game against Montana State, Garrity registered 16 assists, which was a school record. Garrity's average of 6.9 assists per game tied a school single-season record and his 193 assists rank second in school history.
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