SAN JACINTO ALUMNI GAZETTE
Inductee Bios KEITH MOORMAN - CLASS OF 1979
Keith Moorman earned 10 varsity letter at SJHS Three in football where he played center and middle linebacker. During his Jr. and Sr. years he was selected as the team MVP, was declared outstanding defensive back, was placed on 1st Team All League as a offensive lineman, 1st Team, All League as a linebacker and was named to the All Riverside County football team. He also served as team captain both of those years. His four years of baseball saw him play both catcher and first base. He was selected 1st Team All League as a catcher his Jr. and Sr. years along with being chosen as Team Captain each of those years. Keith is a White Sweater recipient. He excelled at throwing the shot and discus in track and field in his Jr. and Sr. years. Following high school he played football at MSJC where he was an all conference offensive lineman and earned the coveted Black helmet award 2 years in a row. He received a full scholarship to play football at Adams State College in Alamosa Colorado. At ASC he was selected as an all RMAC offensive guard his senior year. After his playing days were over he dropped out and started coaching at Beaumont H.S. After a couple of seasons he realized that teaching and coaching was what he wanted to do so he went back to ASC were he was offensive line and strength coach while finishing his degree. He received his BA in Physical Education in 1988 then earned his teaching credential from Cal State San Bernardino. He started teaching in Hemet in 1989 and has taught in California, Colorado, and Washington. He is now teaching Physical Education/Weight Training and is head football and softball coach at Anza Hamilton High School. Keith played Semi-Pro football with the Hemet Rusty Dawgs from 1992-1996. He stays active with hiking and camping with my family and lifting weights. Keith and his wife of 23 years Kristene have six children and three grandchildren. His has 5 league Champions and 8 playoff berths as a coach. He is an Olympic Weightlifting Coach, 1987-Present, USA Weightlifting. USAW Senior Level Coach for Olympic Weightlifting and has coached a Jr. World Competitor, 6 National Champions, 17 National Runners-up, and 21 National
top 5 placers along with several state champs.
CATHY “HURST” BEGORRE
CLASS OF 1988
Cathy “Hurst” Begorre was born and raised in the San Jacinto Valley and is currently working for SJUSD and Mt. San Jacinto College. She has been married to Marcel for 16 years and reside in Hemet. They have two children Jacob and Marley who attend middle school in SJUSD.
Cathy played Valley-Wide softball at an early age and always loved sports. While in middle school her parents built a tennis court that enabled her to learn to the game of tennis. Her family would host large family tournaments so they all began playing daily. Her husband, Marcel was one of the neighbor kids who would come over and play. Cathy and Marcel continue to play
today with their two children. Cathy played varsity tennis and was the #1 singles player all four years.
Alexander had great teams being successful all four years. Ms. Begorre received varsity letters all four years and was 1st team All League each of those years. She received team MVP ‘1984-85-87. The team was DeAnza league champs 1985-87. Cathy also played JV basketball and Varsity softball. She earned Varsity letters in that sport from 1985-88 and was selected 1st Team All League 1986-87 and was honored with De Anza League MVP in ’87. The team was League Champs ’86 and ’87. Cathy received the coveted White Sweater Award for SJHS and was selected Riverside County Outstanding Athlete for my her senior year.
Ms. Begorre continued her education at Mt. San Jacinto College where she played tennis and volleyball. She transferred to Humboldt State University, graduating in 1994 with a B.A. in Physical Education and a credential in Adapted Physical Education. She completed her Masters in Teaching from Grand Canyon University in 1999.
Cathy began teaching at SJHS in 1995. She coached varsity tennis and softball from 1995-2000. Her tennis team had a Championship season in 1997. She has worked at Mt. San Jacinto College since 1995 having taught tennis, weight lifting, and is currently teaching step aerobics.
In 2001 Cathy became SJUSD full-time Adapted PE Specialist teaching PE to students with mild, moderate and severe disabilities. Her accomplishments include providing Olympic Field Days in 2009 and 2010. She also organized the Basketball Showdown tournament for middle and high school disabled students in 2011 and 2012.