CORONA – The St. Margaret’s boys soccer team reluctantly posed for a team photo, not having much to smile about, and then exchanged a few hugs before walking off the field at Corona High.
This was not how the Tartans thought their season was going to end.
After holding its previous four playoff opponents scoreless, th
It's possible that today will go down as the greatest -- certainly the most exciting and action-packed - day in the history of Orange County high school sports.
You don't believe us? OK, consider this:
There are 17 county teams competing today for a CIF-SS title in basketball and soccer, and overall there are 15 championship bann
CORONA – Anaheim boys soccer coach Joe Chavez said a CIF-SS championship wasn't out of the question for his team before the season started, but it wasn't in the discussion.
This year's Colonists will be a team that will be discussed at the school for quite awhile.
Anaheim took advantage of every opportunity on offens
CIF-SS BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Anaheim (10-4-6) vs. Century (23-6-3)
At Corona High, 5 p.m.
Fan info: Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students with valid ID and children 13 and younger. Parking is $5.
The CIF-SS released the times and locations for the boys and girls socceer championship games this week.
Here is the information for the Orange County teams:
Edison vs. Santa Margarita at Corona High, Saturday, 5 p.m.
St. Margaret's vs. La Canada at
San Clemente vs. Loyola at Warren High in Downey, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Century vs. Anaheim at Corona High, Friday, 5 p.m.
St. Maragret's vs. Animo Leadership at Corona High, Saturday, noon
When Felipe Silva walked into the box to take a penalty kick for Servite, all 10 of the Loyola players who had come before him had found the back of the net, so Silva had to make his, too, to keep Tuesday’s CIF-SS Division 1 semifinal going.
But just when it looked as if his shot was going to sneak inside the right post,
ANAHEIM – When Felipe Silva walked into the box to take a penalty kick for Servite, all 10 of the Loyola players who had come before him had found the back of the net, so Silva had to make his, too, to keep Tuesday’s CIF-SS Division 1 semifinal going.
But just when it looked as if his shot was going to sneak inside the right
SANTA ANA — The Century boys soccer team went into Tuesday’s CIF-SS Division 3 semifinal game with a lot riding on the outcome.The Centurions wanted to end their string of losses in the semifinals, and they knew a victory would serve as the ideal birthday present for Coach Bruce Silverman. Century delivered the v
This week's Winter Notebook items from OCVarsity's reporters:
The season appeared to be over for the St. Margaret's girls soccer team after it lost to top-seeded La Quinta of La Quinta on Friday in the CIF-SS Division 5 quarterfinals.
But the CIF-SS ruled over the weekend that the Tartans were back in
Harris (12 goals, two assists) has helped lead the Friars to today’s CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals. In the classroom, he’s enrolled in AP courses (Calculus, Euro, Economics, Government, Physics and English). Harris is the President of the F
SANTA ANA – Amirgy Pineda returned to Century’s lineup for the first time since he left to play in Europe more than a month ago. But it was two sophomores who have been with the Centurions all season who gave Coach Bruce Silverman his sixth trip to a CIF-SS semifinal.
Brian Orozco and Erick Gomez s
ANAHEIM – Statistics favored Servite. So did goaltending, defense, rankings and seeding. You name it, and it probably appeared to be in the Friars’ favor.
In the playoffs, of course, logic can get thrown out the window. Such was the case when Servite and Aliso Niguel were locked in a scoreless tie in stoppage time Thursday.
Standing in front of the goal without a defender in sight, Ben Draheim said he found himself in a position that every soccer players dreams about.
The senior midfielder was kind of surprised that Santa Barbara’s center back didn’t step into all of that empty space in Tuesday’s second round CIF-SS Division 1 boy s
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – Standing in front of the goal without a defender in sight, Ben Draheim said he found himself in a position that every soccer players dreams about.
The senior midfielder was kind of surprised that Santa Barbara’s center back didn’t step into all of that empty space in Tuesday’s second round
The freshman midfielder scored both of the Wolverines goals on Thursday at Los Alamitos to lead the Wolverines to a 2-1 victory against the Griffins in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. He leads the team with 13 goals.
ANAHEIM – Felipe Silva was a sophomore on the Servite boys soccer team that lost in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs in 2012 on penalty kicks. He helped the Friars reach the CIF-SS final the following year, but again they fell short, losing to San Clemente, 1-0.
“Being so close the past two years, it