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Cameron Chinn is the new baseball coach at Edison, where he replaces Steve Lambright, who resigned in July after eight seasons as the Chargers' coach.
Chinn was head coach at Paramount the past nine seasons. ...
Richard Mercado is the new coach at Saddleback Valley Christian, where he replaces Jim Romero. Mercado was an All-CIF b
JSerra shortstop Chase Strumpf became one of Orange County's rising high school baseball stars when he verbally committed to UCLA as a 14-year-old who was still three months from playing in his first varsity game.
His recent performance for the USA Baseball 15U National Team in the COPABE Pan American Championships further cemented his s
Parker Joe Robinson threw two scoreless innings while striking out three batters in a recent showcase at UCLA. But the true test came the next day when he asked his father, Jeff, how he looked.
"I noticed he was opening up his front side early," Jeff said. "He said, 'Yeah, I felt it. I wasn't getting loaded.' For him to figure that out i
The Area Code Games, an annual summertime showcase of top high school-aged baseball players from across the nation, begins Monday and continues through Aug. 10 at Blair Field in Long Beach.
Teams represent eight regions. The Milwaukee Brewers team is the Southern California team. Orange County high school players on it are outfielder Joh
LAKE ELSINORE – When Austin Hedges was 4, his father bought him his first bike. Through the first couple days of trying to ride, Austin couldn't quite get the hang of it.
The next day, his dad needed to take a business call. Austin was told that for the next hour he couldn't interrupt his father or leave the house.
Steve Lambright resigned as Edison baseball coach Tuesday. Lambright cited health reasons for his decision.
Lambright had been the subject of a school investigation into allegations that he had mistreated some players.
Lambright texted a statement, which included: "I have had a few health issues over the last (two) years and in t
Recently graduated El Toro High distance running standout Juan Gonzalez signed a national letter of intent to run at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn.
Gonzalez was named the Register's 2012 Cross Country Athlete of the Year after producing a season highlighted by winning the sweepstakes race at the Orange County Championship
Aemon Fowler is the new baseball coach and Darryl Hilliard the new boys basketball coach at Brea Olinda High, the school announced Thursday.
Fowler has been an assistant and lower-levels baseball coach at four high schools.
He replaces Matt Sorensen, whose teaching position at Brea was eliminated. Sorensen co
With Freddie Freeman, it's getting better all the time.
The Atlanta Braves first baseman from El Modena High pretty much avoided the traditional sophomore slump in 2011, and this season the 23-year-old left-handed-hitting slugger has taken his game to new heights.
Despite losing 15 games to injuries last year, Freeman increased h
San Clemente senior-to-be Kelsey Benoit finished second in the shot put at the IAAF World Youth Trials on Tuesday in Edwardsville, Ill.
Benoit recorded a throw of 59 feet, 5½ inches. According to San Clemente throwing coach Kevin Corbett, Benoit fouled twice on throws over 63 feet.
Benoit is scheduled to comp
Jake Bauers needed a moment. The Marina senior had just seen one teammate thrown out at the plate in the seventh inning and another ground out to end the game while Bauers was on deck.
As the Vikings gathered in the outfield grass of Dodger Stadium after their 1-0 loss in the CIF-SS Division 1 final to Harvard-Westlake of North Hollywood
IRVINE – University tennis star Gage Brymer and Santa Margarita pole vaulter Kaitlyn Merritt were announced as Orange County's 2012-13 athletes of the year Wednesday at the Orange County Register/OCVarsity Athlete and Coach of the Year awards.
Former Mater Dei High and USC star Matt Leinart presented the awards following a speech i
MVP: Harrison White, St. Margaret's, Sr.
Coach of the year: Jake Haney, Crean Lutheran
First team: Chris Cooper, Crean Lutheran, So.; Brenden Salt, Crean Lutheran, Sr.; Matt Markus, Crean Lutheran, So.; Paul Sardo, Crean Lutheran, So.; Harrison White, St. Margaret's, Sr.; Chaz Wi
ALL-CIF BASEBALL TEAMS
(Selected by the Baseball Coaches' Association)
Player of the year: Jack Flaherty, Harvard-Westlake
Coach of the year: Matt Lacour, Harvard-Westlake
First team: Tyler Cohen, Agoura; Mario Losi, Canyon; Myles Hager, Chaminade; Ryan
Cypress shortstop David Fletcher was chosen the CIF-Southern Section baseball player of the year in Division 2.
Fletcher, a senior who signed with Loyola Marymount, batted .437 and broke the school record for hits in a single season (52). He scored 38 runs and swiped 23 bases.
The shortstop committed just three errors in 1
Edison baseball coach Steve Lambright voluntarily placed himself on leave while the school interviews parents of past and present players and those players about Lambright's interactions with those players, according to Edison athletic director Rich Boyce.
"Steve stepped away voluntarily so that we can conduct a thorough in
It was a surprise, a classy move and an emotional third-day MLB draft selection that brought tears to men in a front office and to a family that thought its big-league dream was over.
In the 34th round, with the 1,020th overall selection, the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday selected Cory Hahn, the former Mater Dei All-America outfielder
JSerra’s Dane McFarland had been told it was coming in one of two rounds, but that didn’t alter the emotions of hearing his name called in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft.
Selected in the 12th round (360th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks, McFarland was one of five Orange County high sch
Perhaps the best word to describe Ryan Kayoda's pitching is "efficient."
He was that way all season, especially in an April afternoon home game against Capistrano Valley.
That day, Kayoda made only 78 pitches in seven innings. Sixty-two of those pitches were strikes. His first pitch was a strike to 20 of the 26 batters he