Orange Lutheran senior two-way lineman Travis Yates committed to Montana State, his father Shane confirmed.
Yates, 6-foot-3 and 270 pounds, is starting at offensive tackle and defensive tackle on the Orange Lutheran depth chart.Read the rest of this entry »
All-CIF basketball player Dawit Wilson, also an All-South Coast League quarterback, has withdrawn from El Toro.
Wilson is listed on the Cantwell Sacred Heart of Montebello football roster at MaxPreps.com.
He was El Toro’s starting quarterback and started at guard for the basketball team this past school year.
El Toro basketball coach Todd Dixon and to Chargers football coach Mike Mayoral confirmed Wilson’s departure.
Wilson, listed as 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds last season as a junior, was selected to the Read the rest of this entry »
Orange Lutheran All-County safety Brandon McKinney (6-0, 180) has committed to Washington, the senior-to-be announced on Twitter on Saturday.
McKinney is a hard-hitting and versatile player for the Lancers, and a major-get for the Huskies. He led the Lancers last season with 114 total tackles and added 927 all-purpose yards on offense.
"Very happy for him," Orange Luthearn coach Chuck Petersen said. "I hold Coach (Chris) Petersen in the highest regard as a coach and a person. Brandon will leave UW a ...Read the rest of this entry »
Mater Dei's Chase McGrath won the 11th West Coast Kicking Academy head-to-head kicking competition Sunday in South Orange County.
McGrath, who holds an offer from Army, outdistanced Ryan Brosnan of Trabuco Hills, Griff Amies of Rocky Mountain College (ex-Corona del Mar) and Trevor Bowens of Redondo.
The top punters were Reid Budrovich of USC (St. John Bosco), Amies and Laguna Hills' Harrison Avila.
In other football news, Servite and quarterback Tyler Lytle finished 4-0-1 at the Redondo 7on passing tournament over the weekend, beating ...Read the rest of this entry »
Brethren Christian won the King of the Hill Passing Tournament this past weekend at Yorba Linda.
The Warriors defeated Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth in overtime in the championship game. Also in the tournament were Foothill, Fullerton and San Juan Hills.
Brethren won the Southwest County Passing Tournament the previous weekend.
Quarterback Joey Gutierrez and receiver Dante Sanchez, transfers from La Habra, were among the top Warriors in the passing tournaments.Read the rest of this entry »
Mission Viejo All-Orange County football receiver Austin Osborne received a scholarship offer from Duke on Monday, his father reported via email.
Osborne has nine offers overall: Arizona State, Cal, Duke, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington. He was All-Orange County first team as a sophomore in 2015.Read the rest of this entry »
The California State High School Water Polo Championships, one of the top tournaments of the summer for boys and girls, start Friday in Orange County and run through Sunday.
The top-four seeded teams for the boys are defending Division 1 champion Mater Dei, Orange Lutheran, Harvard-Westlake and Loyola. Huntington Beach, Foothill, Sacred Heart Prep and Davis are the next-four seeded teams in the field of 48 squads.
The boys games will be played at ...Read the rest of this entry »
Corona del Mar rising junior-to-be wide receiver Tae Le, who shined over the weekend at the "Battle at the Beach" passing tournament, has been offered by Yale, he announced on Twitter.
The Ivy League school is the first to offer Le (6-4, 225), who could also emerge as a recruit at tight end.
Corona del Mar quarterback and Cal commit Chase Garbers praised Le and all of his receivers at the "Battle at the ...Read the rest of this entry »
Mission Viejo All-County wide receiver Austin Osborne (6-2, 175) departs Thursday on a recruiting tour that will include unofficial trips to Louisville, Duke, Tennessee and North Carolina, he confirmed.
The rising junior-to-be has been offered by the Tennessee and Louisville among the foursome.
Osborne also holds offers from Pac-12 schools Arizona State, Cal, Washington and Oregon along with Michigan and Miami.
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