BREA – Even though there was little left to play for in the Wildcat Cup considering a spot in the championship quarterfinals was a real longshot, Sunny Hills didn’t back down from a skilled team Los Altos team that had a distinct size advantage.
The Lancers battled for the entire 80 minutes on Wednesday at Brea Olinda. And wh
ANAHEIM – In Keith Murphy, Servite has one of the top goal keepers in not just the county or state but in the entire United States.
He was the national player of the week once. And to beat the Servite junior in Tuesday’s nonleague game, Newport Harbor boys soccer coach Juan Mares told the Sailors to aim for the corners of the
LA HABRA – A soccer ball sat alone at midfield Monday at La Habra High’s athletic stadium. A soccer team stood teary-eyed and shocked on the sideline.
They had lost a coach, a mentor, a friend.
Steve Aanderud, the Highlanders’ varsity boys soccer coach for more than a decade who led the team to CIF-SS tit
ALISO VIEJO – If history repeats itself, Edison's boys soccer team will be Sunset League champion this season.
The No. 4 Chargers shut out Downey, 1-0, on Monday at Aliso Niguel High to win the championship of the Aliso Cup.
When the Chargers won the tournament in 2010, they topped the Sunset standings and the CIF-SS Divisi
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Steve Aanderud, who coached the La Habra boys soccer team to two consecutive CIF-SS titles, died at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday night because of a heart attack, La Habra athletic director Frank McCarroll said. McCarroll said Aanderud was in his late 50s.
Aanderud, McCarroll said, suffered one heart attack at his home and then had a
ORANGE -- Esperanza advanced to the championship quarterfinals of the Aliso Cup boys soccer tournament by playing host Orange Lutheran to a 1-1 tie on Friday.
Aztecs coach Conan Hawkins still was a bit frustrated with the way the team played.
“Our finishing form is not there. It looks like we are in preseason,” he sai
ORANGE – Esperanza advanced to the championship quarterfinals in the Aliso Cup boys soccer tournament after playing host Orange Lutheran to a 1-1 tie on Friday.
But Coach Conan Hawkins is still a bit frustrated with the way the Aztecs (1-0-1) are playing.
“Our finishing form is not there. It looks like we are in prese
Brandon Sommers sprinted down the field Thursday, trying to maintain possession for Capistrano Valley while he tried to fight off a strong challenge from Cole Leveque, the Santa Margarita defender marking him.
Leveque, though, got in one shove too many and got a yellow card when Sommers hit the turf 2 yards outside of the
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – Brandon Sommers sprinted down the field on Thursday, trying to maintain possession for Capistrano Valley while he tried to fight off a strong challenge from Cole Leveque, the Santa Margarita defender marking him.
Leveque, though, got in one shove too many and got a yellow card when Sommers hit the turf 2 ya
The passes were precise, the runs were nicely timed and the defense was well organized.
Wednesday’s match didn’t look much like a season opener for No. 5 JSerra. The Lions know how to play together.
The way JSerra dominated Yorba Linda in its 4-0 victory in pool play of the Aliso Cup boys soccer tournament brought bac
PLACENTIA – The Mission Viejo boys soccer team only got their uniforms the day before heading to El Dorado for Tuesday’s nonleague match, and the Diablos haven't even held one training session yet this fall,so Mission Viejo coach Roger Castle didn’t really know what to expect out of his young team.
BREA – The season sure didn’t start well for Brea Olinda.
Right before the Wildcats were set to play host to Cypress, the Wildcats’ first match of the season, they found out they were losing Alexis Diaz, one of their best boys soccer players. Diaz has decided to leave the Wildcats behind for a chance to join the Chivas