Two great men on the Orange County high school sports scene died in recent days.
Frank Ciarelli. He was the father of two of the county's great coaches, Tony (Newport Harbor football and track and field -- and a throws master) and Rocky (Huntington Beach volleyball, and elsewhere). Frank had a bunch of grandchildren who were outstanding athletes. He played on the 1946 HB football team that won the Sunset League title. And he coached the Orange Lionettes softball team, which ...Read the rest of this entry »