Runners take off for the start of the La Palma Run for Fun 5K on July 4.
Maryanne Cronin (1293), 28, of La Palma and Theresa Cronin (1294), 37, of Buena Park, near the finish in the 5K. Both finished in 38:31.
Tim Tipton, 46, of Rossmoor, nears the finish of the 5K.
Shaene Lyon, of Los Alamitos, was second in the female 30-34 division.
Rebecca McDevitt,15, of Cypress, was 52nd overall and second in her age division. Damien Murphy (1778), of Los Alamitos took 35th overall and second in the men 40-44 division.
Steve Graves (1442), 55, of Cypress took 38th overall in the 5K, in a time of 23:47. Austin Gaba (1411) 14, finished in 23:55 and was 2nd in his age division.
Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar closes in on the finish in the 5K, in 42nd place overall.
Adam Tan, 15, of Los Alamitos was the 18th overall finisher in the 5K.
Tonny Okello, front, holds off Christian Hesch, right, for first place in the Cypress 10K on July 28. Photo by Madison Apodaca
Los Alamitos’ Gustavo Lopez deflects a pass attempt by Lynwood on Thursday at Veteran’s Stadium. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Runners take off at the start of the inaugural School Ghoul 5K in Rossmoor on Sunday. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Los Alamitos High senior Zac Way clears a ball out of the defensive zone. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Los Alamitos High goalie Nikki Quinn gets a little help from her friends on a shot against Costa Mesa. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Cypress High's Elijah Skipps (25) slides safely into home as Kennedy catcher Blake Covell awaits the throw. Cypress won the March 28 game, 2-1, to sweep Kennedy in their two Empire League contests. Photo by Marilyn Smith
Cypress High catcher Tyler Alamo tags out Yorba Linda's Trevor Townsend as he attempts to slide into home plate while Townsend's teammate Garrett Basehart (11) expresses his disappointment. Cypress won the game 6-3 to take over sole possession of first place in the Empire League. Photo by Marilyn Smith
Kennedy rallies to overcome three-run deficit
Jewett steps up when Griffin pitchers go down
Centurions underestimate, fall to Mariners
Centurions, Fighting Irish on collision course
Griffins rally to get third place playoff berth
Journey to Triple Crown Softball World Series
Junior linebackers Denzal Brantley, right, and Matt Locher combine to take down a Paramount runner during the Griffins season-opening win on Friday. The Griffins will take on Charter Oaks on the road on Friday. Photo by John L. Fageaux Jr.
Cypress High quarterback Nick Buras (2) outruns El Modena defender Aryan Gharib (8) on his way to scoring a touchdown. Buras passed for 175 yards, but also picked up 135 yards on the ground. Cypress defeated El Modena 47-21 to bring their record to 2-0 on the season. Photo by Marilyn Smith
Joe Chavez (5) of Cypress High School motors into the end zone for a touchdown while a host of Lakeside Lancers give chase. Chavez gained 57 yards on the ground and 32 yards receiving while scoring two touchdowns for the Centurions, which won the season opener, 28-14. Photo by Marilyn Smith
Marc DeCleene was selected as player of the game and forced to play QB because of an injury to Justin Minor. Photo by Mark Plechot
Los Alamitos’ Derrick Worthy has room to run in the open field. Photo by John L. Fageaux Jr.
Cypress High quarterback Nick Buras (2) charges down the field and away from Los Amigos High defender Matt Camargo (4). Buras took the ball 27 yards and into the end zone for a touchdown and a 10-0 Cypress lead in the second quarter. Cypress went on to win the game 30-3 to remain undefeated with a 3-0 record this season. Photo by Marilyn Smith
Hector Delgado (7) of Cypress High plows forward for positive yardage on a pass reception from QB Nick Buras. Despite the Centurions going out to a 14-0 lead at halftime, the Troy Warriors came back with a vengeance in the second half to hand Cypress their first defeat, 24-14. Photo by Marilyn Smith
T.J. Williams’ 287 yards rushing broke the Kennedy High single-game rushing record set in 1998. He also scored four touchdowns. Photo by Mark Plechot
Cypress’ Quinten Pounds looks to make a stand against the rush and block of Kennedy’s T.J. Williams, left, and Dillon Peterson, during Cypress’ 17-9 win on Friday in the rivalry game. Photo by Mark Plechot
Angels Trout, Trumbo chase Texas for title
Angels need new management
Take me (and Dad) out to the ballgame
Mylee Madrazo (2) of Oxford Academy uses a screen from Austyn Masuno (35)
Sarah Hermann defends the middle in the Griffins’ first round win.
- Sophomore guard Sophia Chan defends a La Quinta defender during the Oxford Academy Tournament.
Senior Hannah Sutkowski moves the ball in the offensive zone, with a Western defender in pursuit.
The Cypress High School cheer squad working it out during the summer in preparation for the 2014-15 school year. The members of the Cypress High School cheer that are pictured are from left to right: Shelbi Purtell, Sarah Bardwell, Julia Kim and Anahi Calderon. In the middle group are Emily Locy, Ashley Wells, Courtney Harper and Ashley Kim. The group on the right consists of Samantha Hara, Karina Rojas, Breanna Peterson and Sabrina Bajamundi.
Dodgeball tournament at Cypress High School
The Centurions' offense tries to get some yards against the Buena Park defense.
These two players from Buena Park High School and Cypress High School showed off the intensity of a playoff game.
Senior middle blocker Kayley Stephens hammers one over the net. Also pictured: Amanda Lai and Erica Cantley.
Daylin Patton (5) of Cypress High concentrates on getting the ball into the basket, despite getting a hand to his face from an opponent. Cypress defeated Firebaugh High of Lynwood in the opening round of the Century Basketball Tournament in Santa Ana Dec. 26.
Modena bests Cypress
Los Al passes by University
- Haley Morikawa drives against a Chino Hills defender in Cypress’ quarterfinal loss last week.
Mark Hyun lunges for a dropping fly ball.
- Sophomore first baseman Brianna Gargano gloves a throw in time to beat the runner for an out.
Los Alamitos star Mary Iakopo slides in under the throw for an RBI triple.
Connor Laines drives the key for a layup attempt on the Huntington Beach defense.
Senior Adam Havstad clears a ball out of the defensive zone as a Fountain Valley player applies pressure.
EyassuWorku drives to the basket against Orange Lutheran. Worku had a game-high 35 points to lead the Griffins to the win.
Morgan Meza pushes the ball outside to get around an Edison defender.
Miranda Ta’Amu scrambles for a loose ball, trying to fend off a Woodbridge player.
Alberto Cortes pressures an Ocean View player.
Cypress’ Nolen Verdun tries make a pass against the defense of Western’s Raul Gonzlez.
Taylor Cochrane, left, and Natalie Rojes go up for a block attempt against Fountain Valley.
James Tabares, left, and Adrian Garcia have a Warren player boxed in on defense.
Angie Gagnon defends an Irvine player on the outside during an Oxford Academy game over the weekend at the Ocean View Tournament.
Cypress player Dominique Thompson (20) is tackled by Pacifica High School defender Cooper Way (2).
Griffins eyeing a return to the football field
Schuyler Whitehead puts a hit on a defender to gain a few extra yards during the Griffin’s victory over Paramount on Thursday.
Griffin defender Mike Magana drags down a Narbonne receiver during the Griffins’ loss to the Gauchos on Thursday, Oct. 1.
Centurions give strong effort in CIF title game
Los Al's defensive unit had Marina on lockdown since the start of the game last week
Cypress quarterback/defender Nick Buras (2) makes a play to tackle Kennedy’s Joey Ortega (7).
Cypress' quarterback Nick Buras eludes a Fullerton defender during their first game of the season on Sept. 5. Buras was the Centurions stand out payer of the game as he handled both the offense and special teams.
Cypress quarterback Nick Buras (2) returns for his senior season to try to lead the Centurions to the Empire League title.
Junior quarterback Alex Ashcraft, who threw for more than 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns, is the top candidate to take the starting job this season. Photo by Ted Apodaca
R.J. Gonzalez, one of the Griffins’ leading rushers last year, returns and should provide steady production for Los Alamitos.
Derby belongs to California Chrome
Keanu Norman was voted co-back of the year in the Sunset League. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Los Al’s Jacob Eyman (#32) dunks the ball.
The Griffins’ goalie Anthony Cruz kept his composure late in the game to deny the Oilers a chance of nodding home an equalizer.
Los Al’s Brian Chung (#8) drives the ball down the field.
Los Al’s Spencer Frank (#24) goes up for a layup.
Cypress’ Marcus Swain attempts to block a Kennedy player’s layup attempt. Photo by Dave Peeters
Los Al Varsity player Victoria Hansen watches as her team competes on the field. Photo by Amiya Moretta
Cypress’ Jonah Felix goes up for a layup attampt against Kennedy. Photo by Dave Peeters
Cypress finished up play in Titan Pride Classic tournament at Pioneer High School on Jan. 17. Then Cypress faced West High School on Jan. 21.
Local clubs sweeps Anaheim Cup
Cypress’ Michael Hyun rebounds while Marcus Swain looks to push up the court.
Cypress’ Erik Papke looks to block a shot.
Players pictured from left to right: Top row- Layla Salinas, Katie Burciaga, Emily Robledo, Alyssa Dominguez, Maya Perez, Isabella Reynoso and bottom row- Melanie Guerrero, Laura Vasquez, Ella Salazar, Gisselle Leon, Alondra Flores, Kayla Aquino, Analiesa Cooper and Sarah Caesar (not pictured) and coaches Henry Salazar, Chris Guerrero and Adrian Dominguez.
All tied up
Caleb Saiz, 2, suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a disease that affects both voluntary and involuntary muscles. Local swim school Watersafe recently collected money to buy him a proper wheelchair, which Caleb’s insurance was unwilling to pay for, and will present it to him on Dec. 16. Courtesy photo
Joey Noble was voted the Sunset League’s defensive lineman of the year. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Lewis Doan, left, and Ahmed Osman battle for possession of a loose ball. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Los Al’s Alan Beal (#25) controls the ball down the field.
Los Al’s Jacob Eyman (#32) defends the basket against Huntington Beach’s (#31) Heyden Moore. Photo by Dave Peeters
Above, Los Al’s Delaney Sanacore is out in front of the pack in the 1600 run. Photo by Ted Apodaca
Pictured from left, top row: Manoa Faupusa, Matthew Leveque, Luke Thompson, Wesley Trevino, William Morales. Bottom row: Andrew Lonergan, Cyrus Farzad, Tony Song, Elijah Webb. Not pictured: Cameron Lovingier, Isaiah Vandermade. Courtesy photo
Pictured above, is Zach Ruiz putting away a one-handed dunk. Photo by Dave Peeters.
The players pictured from the top row and left to right: Kiara Dacosta, Sammi Polk, Maya Perez, Alyssa Dominguez, Isabella Reynoso, Melissa Aguilar, Layla Salinas (bottom row) Kayla Aquino, Lola Flores, Gisselle Leon, Vanessa Rojas, Laura Vasquez, Ella Salazar, Melanie Guerrero, Gali Cuautle and Coaches Henry Salazar, Chris Guerrero and Adrian Dominguez. (Not pictured Sarah Caesar)
It’s “love – love” for siblings Audrey Paul, 6, and her brother Avery Paul, 8, at the Youth Center’s Camp SHARK Wacky Tennis Academy. Courtesy photo
Los Alamitos resident Sweet D (helmet with stripe) is in the middle of the action as she serves in the role of Pivot. Her job is to work with the Blockers to stop the opposing team’s Jammer from getting through. Photo by Colleen Janssen
Austyn Masuno goes up for a layup under defensive pressure. Photo by Ted Apodaca.
Los Al’s Senior guard Joseph Riley uses a pick by junior forward Jacob Eyman to shake a defender.
Los Al High girls basketball team made its case for league champion last week after coming out victorious against Marina High 88-44 on Feb. 3. The win improved the team’s league record to 8-1 and sees the team sitting alone atop the Sunset League with just one game left. The team plays Fountain Valley tonight at home at 7 p.m. Pictured is Cailyn Crocker, who led the Griffins with 25 points in a win over Marina. Photo by Ted Apodaca.
Los Al’s Louie Arellano sends the ball up field on an attack. Photo by Ted Apodaca.
The Los Alamitos defense held the Eagles scoreless in overtime to get the 8-6 playoff win.
Los Al’s Bakker wins CIF wrestling title
McGaugh students paid a visit to the California State Senate floor with Senator Janet Nguyen during the group’s visit to Sacramento recently. Courtesy photo
State Cup Sweet 16 contenders
Los Al’s Amanda Jones controls the ball on a rush up field in a 4-0 win for the Griffins. Photo by Ted Apodaca.
Joshua Fendi, right, is pictured with his sister Jasmine with their National titles in the Intermediate Pairs division at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 2016. Joshua was recently awarded an Athlete Alumni Ambassador award by U.S. Figure Skating. Courtesy photo
JV Cheer wins State Championship
Los Al’s boys volleyball team defeated LB Poly Varsity volleyball in three straight sets on March 1. –These photos and captions appeared in the March 8, 2017 print edition of the News Enterprise.
Los Al’s Kevin Marshall digs out a serve. Photo by Dave Peeters.
Los Al’s Jake Maffett spikes the ball past a Long Beach Poly player. Photo by Dave Peeters.
Kids learn how to snorkel in one of 12 add-on classes with the Youth Center in Los Alamitos, a memorable encounter designed to teach, inspire, and enrich their summer camp experience. Registrations are going on now for Camp S.H.A.R.K. and Teen Camps at the Youth Center in Los Alamitos. Courtesy photo
Pictured from left to right: Madison Quary, Morgan Fitzpatrick, Cameron Gill, Tallulah Ireland, Haley Acosta, Alivia Magallanes, Daniella Urzua. Middle row: Faith Pulsifer, Natalie Prophet, Brooklyn Montgomery, Maya Agatep, Makaya Galindo Back row: Frank Johnson, Daryll Morris, Kristine Morris, Sean Ireland, Head Coach Candace Fitzpatrick. Courtesy photo