Sonora coach Paul Chiotti jokingly referred to it as his team’s “15 minutes of fame.”
That’s how long the Raiders were in the Southwest Division playoffs last November before the CIF-SS realized it had erred and pulled them out. The final at-large berth was awarded to Irvine.
If all goes according t
Football practice started Monday for many Orange County teams.
Or maybe practice actually “resumed” Monday.
CIF-Southern Section rules state that teams that will play Week 0 games – Aug. 27-29 – could begin the mandatory three-day conditioning period Monday. After the three-day conditioning period, full-co
ANAHEIM – Scott Meyer looked ready for a day at the beach instead of an evening on the gridiron on a recent afternoon, some three hours before a 7-on-7 passing league at Servite High.
When the new Servite coach emerged amidst the near ceiling-high stacks of boxes in the football offices, he donned a black Friars T-shirt &nda
It’s high school football season.
The first day of “fall practice,” as it’s called by the CIF-Southern Section, is Monday for teams that play Week 0 games. The first day of fall practice for teams that start the season in Week 1 is Aug. 10.
In recent years, a football te
OCVarsity is ready to start 2015 high school football season in Orange County.
But are you ready for the OCVarsity Blitz?
Throughout August, it will be nonstop football coverage at OCVarsity.com. We'll have something to highlight each day - notebooks, features, lists and analysis, as well as videos from Jonathan K
(Editor's note: This story was first published in late June.)
Creating an Orange County football top 10 two months before the season begins might seem like a foolhardy endeavor.
We went for it anyway.
This is not the OCVarsity top 10 that will appear in our “Kickoff 2015” season preview package that c
El Toro High named Mike Mayoral as its new head football coach, the program announced on its website July 16.
Mayoral replaces Athletic Director Robert Frith, who resigned as coach to take his current position earlier this month.
“He was the best qualified person for the job is what it came down to,” Fri
The Register's Dan Albano continues to update his list of Orange County's top football recruits for the Class of 2016.
The list now is at 34 players heading into August.
In late August, OCVarsity will reveal its annual O.C. Hot 150 list -- which ranks the top players in the county regardless of their grade. The Hot 150 will be pa
It was less than two years ago when Ted Clarke decided to take a spontaneous trip to south Orange County.
The longtime football coach, 57, was sitting alone in his Whittier College office on a Friday night, weary from recruiting trips to San Diego, Oregon and Washington.
Not long after losing his wife, Nancy, to can
HUNTINGTON BEACH – The Huntington Beach passing tournament ended Saturday and so did the summer tournament season.
With its completion, high school football fans have a good idea of what they can expect during the regular season, and they got to see it all on display at Huntington Beach High on Saturday.
The 7-on-7 passing season continues Saturday with the second annual Huntington Beach summer tournament.
Here are the four groups for the 16-team tournament that begins at 8:45 a.m. and finishes with the fi
HUNTINGTON BEACH John Barnes didn’t have time to chat after his team’s surprising runner-up finish at the Battle of the Beach 7-on-7 passing tournament Saturday at Edison.
“I never planned on being in this game,” the Los Alamitos football coach said before he departed the field on a golf cart i
Being the first student-athlete from Segerstrom High to attend an Ivy League university is just the first of a long list of goals Kenari Drayton has planned for his future.
Drayton loves football, but he acknowledges science and academics have always had a strong pull with him, something his parents instilled in him while he was g
South quarterback Gavin Pruett knows what type of game he’d like.
“Lots of points,” the Capistrano Valley graduate said of Thursday night’s Brea Lions Orange County All-Star Game at Orange Coast College. “Lots of throwing.”
The North and South teams appear stockpiled to do both, but they
GARDEN GROVE – The route started with a quick explanation of lineage. An impromptu history lesson illuminated the path. A personal revelation paved the final steps.
In just a few minutes after a recent practice, four players on the North team for the Brea Lions Orange County All-Star Game ditched the X’s and O’s on thei
MISSION VIEJO – Shaded just to the left of his quarterback in a shotgun set Wednesday morning, Corona del Mar running back Cole Martin stomached his first handoff of a drive and broke right behind a pulling guard in an 11-on-11 drill at Capistrano Valley High.
The theoretical hole that was drawn up in the playbook never materialize