Click through the slideshow to see more photos from Orange County Register photographers from Signing Day events throughout Orange County.
This slideshow has been updated to include photos from Canyon, Capistrano Valley and Trabuco Hills. It also includes photos from Aliso Niguel, Beckman, JSerra, Laguna Beach, Mater Dei, Mission Viejo a
Click through the slideshow to see reader-submitted photos of Orange County athletes signing National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.
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A list of the Orange County athletes who signed their National Letter of Intent (or submitted a letter of commitment to an Ivy League school or military academy).
Bobby Ay, El Toro, Cal Poly SLO
Brandon Alamo, Cypress Cal State Fullerton
Rex Pflueger visited Notre Dame when he was 8 years old.
It was just a family, let’s-look-around trip. But it was not Pflueger’s last time there.
Pflueger, a senior on the Mater Dei basketball team, signed a letter of intent with Notre Dame on Wednesday, the first day of the one-week fall signing period.
Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, a 2009 El Toro High graduate, has a team-high 16 RBI since the All-Star break.
In that time, he also has five home runs, including a solo shot Saturday at Arizona. That was Arenado’s 11th of the season, surpassing the 10 he hit as a rookie last season.
Servite senior pitcher Nigel Ward committed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on Monday, the school announced.
Ward posted a 4-4 record with 36 strikeouts and a 1.08 ERA as a junior. He threw a no hitter against Laguna Hills on April 1.
"Nigel is a tremendous talent and has a chance to be an outstanding college pitcher," Friars
Kyle Molnar has spent the past week in Northern California enjoying some well-deserved downtime with his family at Lake Almanor.
In addition to the time in the water, the Aliso Niguel senior to-be even swapped his baseball bat for a driver as he polished up his golf swing on the local links course.
Kolby Allard, mea
Some of Orange County's top high school baseball players have been selected to take part in the first year of the Area Code Baseball Underclass Games, which run Aug. 8 through Aug. 10 in Long Beach.
The roster for the Brewers, made up of players from the West Coast, Alaska and Hawaii, was released Thursday. Among the selections were Mate
JSerra incoming sophomore Royce Lewis was selected Friday to be part of the U.S. team that will play in the 15U Baseball World Cup in Mazatlan, Mexico, from July 31 to Aug. 11.
Lewis made the 20-player roster after going through the National Team Trials this week in Cary, N.C.
The team will play an exhibition game July 29
The Perfect Game All-American Classic, which will be played Aug. 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, will have strong representation from Orange County.
The West team will be coached by Brett Kay of JSerra and includes three players from the county on its roster: Aliso Niguel pitcher Kyle Molnar; Mission Viejo pitcher Patrick
Servite announced the hiring of Shawn Gilbert as its baseball coach Thursday night. Gilbert had been the hitting coach at Long Beach State for the past four years.
“Gilbert’s coaching philosophy mirrors what we believe here at Servite; he focuses on the formation of the entire individual, including on-field development
Huntington Beach pitcher Hagen Danner and Mater Dei pitcher Nick Pratto were among the Orange County players selected to participate in the U.S. 17U National Team Development Program.
The players were invited to a training camp Aug. 11-15 in Cary, N.C.
Also selected were Aliso Niguel catcher Blake Sabol, Mate
Five Orange County players were named to the CalHiSports All-California baseball first team released Monday.
The county’s first-team selections are pitchers Griffin Canning of Santa Margarita and Scott Schultz of Fountain Valley; infielders Josh Morgan of Orange Lutheran and Brian Schales of Edison; and
The Firecracker Classic Tournament turns 20 with its first pitch Friday, and the massive baseball event will be staged with a hand from technology.
The nine-day event, held at venues across Southern California, includes 186 high school baseball teams from as far away as Washington and Colorado, competing in age groups ranging from Under-
Santa Margarita’s David Bacani, who guided the Eagles to the Division 1 baseball title, was selected Division 1 coach of the year.
Clemente Bonilla and senior infielder Parker Coss of Capistrano Valley Christian’s Division 6 champion baseball team were selected as coach of the year and most valuable playe
LOS ANGELES – Nobody told Tyler Matzek it would be easy. He had no reason to think it wouldn’t be.
At Capistrano Valley he struck people out at will, hit home runs, won a CIF championship at Angel Stadium.
He returned there Monday, five years and a lifetime later, to make his second major league start for the Colorado
If there was one thing Santa Margarita did best on its way to winning a CIF-SS Division 1 championship this season, it was responding.
Coach David Bacani repeatedly praised the Eagles’ ability to come back with an answer whenever something didn’t break their way. Nobody embodied that better than Santa Margarita’s
MVP: Chaz Williams, St. Margaret’s
First Team: Paul Sardo, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Jonah Halverson, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Matt Markus, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Ryan Mittelholtz, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Chaz Williams, St. Margaret’s, Sr.; Jake Bradley, St. Margaret’s, Jr.; Kyle Hermann, S
Parker Joe Robinson was a little too rough in Pop Warner football, a bit too aggressive in youth soccer.
He would learn that it was OK to beat up on baseballs and catchers’ mitts.
Robinson decided some years ago that baseball is his sport. It was a good decision. This year, as a senior at JSerra, Robinson got a schol
Last summer, Foothill coach Vince Brown gathered his team’s seniors and tried to figure out what their goals were.
According to Brown, the seniors, who were members of a Knights team that finished last in the Century League last year, looked to make the playoffs and have a winning season.
Brown acknowledged he believ
The All-Southern Section baseball second team selections, as made by the California Baseball Coaches Association
The All-CIF baseball first teams will be released soon. Division 1Matt Lautz, AgouraJacob Wong, Capistrano ValleyNick Kahle, Chaminade