Huntington Beach baseball players Nick Pratto and Hagen Danner have had their fair share of fun moments during their playing careers.
The latest chapter was played out in Japan over the summer, where the juniors represented the United States in the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup.
Both played pivotal roles, and the Uni
The Santa Ana Unified School District celebrated the opening of its Santa Ana Public Schools Sports Complex by inducting 27 members into its first athletics hall of fame.
Inductees names are on a Wall of Fame at the complex.
JSerra’s Royce Lewis committed this week to UC Irvine, Lions coach Brett Kay confirmed Thursday.
The third baseman, who is going into his junior year, led the Lions in hitting this past spring. He was the Trinity League MVP and a major contributor to JSerra’s run to the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division 1 pla
NEW YORK – No one could blame Henry Owens if he was haunted by the ghosts of rivalries past as he lay in bed Monday night into Tuesday morning.
But once his first pitch, a 92 mph fastball, landed in Blake Swihart’s glove Tuesday night, there were real challenges ahead for the Huntington Beach native: the first-p
The Area Code Games, an annual summer showcase for the top high school baseball players in the nation, gets started Tuesday at Blair Field in Long Beach.
There are players from Orange County on several of the team rosters. (See the players below.)
SCHEDULETuesday12:30 p.m.: Royals vs. White Sox3:3
The all-league baseball teams for the 2015 season.
MVP: Brett Super, Sage Hill, So.
First team: Brett Super, Sage Hill, So.; Conner Bock, Sage Hill, Jr.; Parker Reposa, Sage Hill, Sr.; Kellen Ochi, Sage Hill, Sr.; Chris Cooper, Crean Lutheran, Sr.;
Tyler Murray, the starting catcher for Huntington Beach’s baseball team this past season, remains hospitalized today because of injuries suffered in a car crash Thursday night.
Murray was the driver of a 2004 Toyota Tacoma truck that was
Daniel Amaral of Huntington Beach and Patrick Sandoval of Mission Viejo were named CIF-Southern baseball players of the year for the 2015 season.
Mission Viejo had the most All-CIF selections of any Orange County school, with three. An Orange County freshman was selected All-CIF, which is a rarity -- Beckman infielder Ma
Lucas Herbert of San Clemente, the Register's Orange County 2015 baseball player of the year, signed with the Atlanta Braves, it was announced Tuesday.
Herbert, a catcher, reportedly agreed to a $1,125,000 signing bonus. He was drafted by the Braves in the second round and was the 54th choice overall. Herbert had signed with UCLA.
The all-league baseball teams for 2015.
MVP: Brett Super, Sage Hill
First team: Brett Super, Sage Hill, So.; Conner Bock, Sage Hill, Jr.; Parker Reposa, Sage Hill, Sr.; Kellen Ochi, Sage Hill, Sr.; Chris Cooper, Cr
Shane Borowski has resigned as baseball coach at Ocean View.
Borowski coached Ocean View for 10 seasons. During his tenure, the Seahawks won a CIF chamionship, in 2010, and five league championships. His record at Ocean View is 162-112-1.
Borowski explained his decision in an email that included, "I feel that it's time for
The player tabbed to be the best pitcher in Southern California high school baseball was unable to play for San Clemente almost the entire season.
The Tritons moved forward, so far forward they won the Sea View League championship, won the prestigious National High School Invitational and advanced to the semifinals in the CIF-SS playoffs
Huntington Beach had just beaten El Dorado in the CIF-SS Division 1 quarterfinals.
The winning coach was asked about El Dorado pitcher Nick Sprengel.
“I think he is, and this is no offense to any other teams we have faced,” Huntington Beach coach Benji Medure said, “the best pitcher we’ve fac
Sunny Hills advanced to the CIF baseball semifinals this season.
Generally, such varsity success started with a strong freshman team.
Sunny Hills, though, did not have enough players to field a freshman team three years ago.
For building a great team from practically nothing, Sunny Hills’ Arlie Kearney is the
The Register’s 2015 All-County baseball second and third teams.
P: Jack Owen, JSerra, So.
P: Marrick Crouse, Dana Hills, Sr.
P: Sebastian Lopez, Foothill, Sr.
P: Kyle Molnar, Aliso Niguel, Sr.
C: Tyler Murray
There are some comings and goings within the Mater Dei athletic department.
In boys basketball:
Spencer Freedman, impressive as a freshman point guard at Santa Monica last season, is transferring to Mater Dei, Coach Gary McKnight confirmed Friday.
McKnight said the 6-foot Freedman was expected to make
The final high school sports column of the 2014-15 high school sports year starts with a look ahead to the 2015-16 high school sports year.
The super-early football preseason top 10, super-subject to change between now and when our 2015 football preview is published in August, goes like this …
1. Mater Dei (9-3 in 2014): T
The 2014-15 athletes and coaches of the year were awarded at the Marconi Museum in Tustin. Angels hall of famer Bobby Grich and former Ducks' goalie Guy Hebert were the guest speakers. Video by Jonathan Khamis and Drew A. Kelley, OCVarsity.com.
Click through the slideshow to see the Register's award winners and All-County teams for the 2014-15 season.
Here is a list of the Register's award winners, starting with the Athletes of the Year and then a list of
San Clemente High baseball players Kolby Allard and Lucas Herbert knew it was a long shot that they’d get an opportunity to continue playing together, but they never gave up hope.
On Monday, their dream became reality when Allard (14th overall) and Herbert (54th), both UCLA signees, were selected by the Atlanta Braves in the first
ANAHEIM – The game was in danger of not being played because of a power issue.
The game was played, and Will Tribucher brought some power of his own.
Tribucher of San Clemente hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning to provide the winning run for the South in an 11-8 win over the North in the Orange County All-S
REGISTER MEDIA POLL
1. Huntington Beach, 26-8 (50 poll points)
Oilers won CIF-SS Division 1 championship with 3-1 win over Hart.
2. JSerra, 27-5-1 (45)
Lions had a fine season, including winning the Trinity League championship.
3. Mission Viejo, 26-10 (40)