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  • Girls volleyball regionals: Saturday's schedule
    Schedule for the CIF State girls volleyball playoffs. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL DIVISION I Second round, Saturday, 7 p.m. Redondo at Torrey Pines Trabuco Hills at Mater Dei DIVISION II Second round, Saturday, 7 p.m.
    Thu Nov 26, 2015
  • Final girls volleyball O.C. Top 10 (11-23-15) By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    1. Mater Dei 2. Huntington Beach 3. Santa Margarita 4. Trabuco Hills 5. Corona del Mar 6. Edison 7. Aliso Niguel 8. Beckman 9. Los Alamitos 10. Laguna Beach
    Mon Nov 23, 2015
  • Girls volleyball athlete of the week: Shannon Geraty, SVC By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Shannon Geraty Saddleback Valley Christian Gerraty, a senior middle blocker, recorded 22 kills, eight in the deciding fifth set to lead the Warriors to their third consecutive CIF title with Saturday’s 18-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, 15-12 victory over Templeton in the Division 3A final. She also had 11 kills and
    Mon Nov 23, 2015
  • Fall notes: Capo Valley enjoyed journey despite loss
    A loss in the CIF-SS Division 3 championship game frustrated the Capistrano Valley boys water polo team, but didn’t wash away the Cougars’ feeling of accomplishment. “I told them only two teams from our division got to play tonight,” Capistrano Valley coach Steve Yancey said Saturday after a 12-8 loss again
    Mon Nov 23, 2015
  • Mater Dei breaks through, takes title from Redondo By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    NORWALK The third time was the charm for the Mater Dei girls volleyball team. After losing two consecutive CIF titles in 2013 and last year, Mater Dei finally grabbed the elusive crown, edging Redondo 25-21, 16-25, 25
    Sat Nov 21, 2015
  • SVC survives thrilling final to win third title in a row By ZACH CAVANAGH
    WHITTIER – Shannon Geraty slammed eight kills in an adrenaline-fueled fifth set as Saddleback Valley Christian defeated Templeton, 18-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, 15-12, to win its third consecutive CIF-SS championship in the Division 3A final at Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “I’m shaking it was so exciting,”
    Sat Nov 21, 2015
  • OCVarsity Hot Shots: All of Championship Saturday's events
    Check out all of our photos from Championship Saturday - the most important day of the fall for the fall sports. County teams were competing for CIF-SS titles in cross country, volleyball and water polo, and we have photos from all of the action. For complete coverage, go to There are stories from all of the games, scores,
    Sat Nov 21, 2015
  • Trabuco Hills' strong bond pays off in 1A final By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    NORWALK – The senior class for the Trabuco Hills girls volleyball team has come a long way in a few years. As sophomores, the group struggled at the varsity level. Saturday afternoon, the group helped lead the Mustangs to the top of the mountain, with a a 25-17, 30-28, 25-22 victory over Valencia of Valencia in the CIF-SS Division
    Sat Nov 21, 2015
  • Div. 5A title slips away from Tarbut V'Torah By ZACH CAVANAGH
    WHITTIER – After Tarbut V’Torah led two sets to none, St. Monica Academy of Montrose won three straight sets to defeat the Lions, 16-25, 21-25, 25-13, 25-17, 15-11, and win the CIF-SS Division 5A girls volleyball title in the championship match at Rio Hondo College on Saturday night. Tied at two sets each, TVT (25-1) and St. M
    Sat Nov 21, 2015
  • Previews: CIF-SS girls volleyball finals By DAMAN CALHOUN
    Previews of Saturday's CIF-SS girls volleyball championships on Saturday. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL FAN INFO Tickets: General admission, $12; student (without ID), $12; student (with ID), $5; children (5-13 years), $5. Payment can be made with cash or credit card. DIVIS
    Fri Nov 20, 2015
  • Schedule for Saturday's CIF-SS volleyball finals By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Here is the schedule for the CIF-SS girls volleyball finals on Saturday. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Saturday, at Cerritos College 10 a.m.: Division 2AA, Chadwick vs. Village Christian 1 p.m.: Division 1A, Trabuco Hills vs. Valencia of Valencia 4:30 p.m.: Division 4AA, Alta Loma vs. Laguna Blanca
    Wed Nov 18, 2015
  • Volleyball playoffs: Tuesday's scores, finals schedule
    Scores from the CIF-SS girls volleyball playoffs on Tuesday. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS DIVISION 1-AARedondo def. Huntington Beach, 25-14, 25-18, 22-25, 25-16Mater Dei def. Great Oak, 21-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-21 DIVISION 1-AValencia
    Tue Nov 17, 2015
  • New look, same result as Mater Dei returns to final By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Making it to the CIF-SS Division 1AA final has become a habit for the Mater Dei girls volleyball team. For the third consecutive year, but with a new-look group, the Monarchs found their way back to the finals. “The last two years kind of set the precedent for what it is to be a Mater Dei volleyball player,” Coach
    Tue Nov 17, 2015
  • Trabuco Hills strikes fast, reaches finals for first time BY LANDON NEGRI
    CORONA – It can happen in a flash. One minute, the Santiago of Corona girls volleyball team was one point away from a one-set lead with a thunderous crowd erupting in support at its every move. The next minute, Trabuco Hills was celebrating a set victory and had all the momentum. Such was the way it went in Tuesday’s
    Tue Nov 17, 2015
  • SVC pushed, but reaches final for fourth year in a row By OBREY BROWN
    LOMA LINDA - Sophomore outside hitter Lily Dyer led visiting Saddleback Valley Christian's girls volleyball team to a 25-19, 19-25, 25-22, 22-25, 15-11 triumph over Loma Linda Academy in the CIF-SS Division 3A semifiinals Tuesday night’. “We thri
    Tue Nov 17, 2015
  • Girls volleyball O.C. top 10 (11-16-15) By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    1. Huntington Beach 28-8, 50 points (5 first-place votes) 2. Mater Dei 23-7, 45 3. Santa Margarita 32-4, 39 4. Corona del Mar 23-5, 34 5. Trabuco Hills 27-3, 32 6. Edison 20-10, 25 7. Aliso Niguel 22-7, 15 8. Beckman 23-10, 13 9. Los Alamitos 18
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Girls volleyball athlete of the week: Gabby Benck, St. Margaret's By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Gabby Benck St. Margaret’s Benck, a senior outside hitter, recorded 18 kills and five digs in a three-set victory over Heritage of Menifee and 26 kills in a four-set quarterfinal victory over Highland of Palmdale to send the Tartans into the CIF-SS 3AA semifinal. Contact the writer:
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Fall notes: Mater Dei volleyball trying to get back to finals
    Mater Dei’s girls volleyball team is one victory away from making a third consecutive trip to the CIF-SS Division 1AA finals. Standing in the Monarchs’ way is second-seeded Great Oak of Temecula. The teams meet Tuesday in a semifinals match at Mater Dei at 7 p.m. The teams met last month in the California Challenge to
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Saturday' girls volleyball playoff scores
    Scores from the CIF-SS girls volleyball playoffs on Saturday. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL DIVISION 1-AAQuarterfinals, SaturdayRedondo def. Chaparral, 25-17, 25-7, 25-20Huntington Beach def. Santa Margarita, 25-13, 25-21, 19-25, 25-23Mater Dei def. Mira Costa,
    Sun Nov 15, 2015
  • Huntington Beach slips past Santa Margarita, reaches 1AA semifinals By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Huntington Beach’s Camryn Sanchez had tears in her eyes after the final point was recorded Saturday night, but tears of joy are always welcomed. Sanchez and the Oilers appeared on the verge of being forced to a fifth and deciding set in their CIF-SS Division 1AA quarterfinal against Santa Margarita, but a pair of solo blocks
    Sat Nov 14, 2015
  • OCVarsity Hot Shots: Whittier Christian vs. South Torrance (11-12-15)
    Check out a slideshow of photos from the Whittier Christian vs. South Torrance CIF-SS second round playoff match played on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
    Fri Nov 13, 2015
  • Girls volleyball: CIF-SS quarterfinal schedule By: DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Here is Saturday's CIF-SS girls volleyball quarterfinal schedule, involving county teams. As of now, all matches are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., unless noted. **************************** Division 1AA Santa Margarita at Huntington Beach Mira Costa at Mater Dei Corona del Ma
    Thu Nov 12, 2015
  • Mater Dei sweeps away San Clemente, reaches quarterfinals By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Another round, another three-set sweep for the Mater Dei girls volleyball team. The Monarchs, who opened the playoffs making quick work of Murrieta Valley in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1AA playoffs, took down host San Clemente in the same fashion Thursday night. Rachel Ritchie had 10 kills and Makena Martin
    Thu Nov 12, 2015
  • OCVarsity Hot Shots:San Juan Hills vs. Northwood volleyball (playoffs)
    Check out a slideshow of the San Juan Hills vs. Northwood CIF-SS Division 1AA first round girls volleyball match played on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015.
    Thu Nov 12, 2015
  • Girls volleyball playoffs: Tuesday's scores
    Scores from Tuesday's girls volleyball playoffs: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Division 1A VILLA PARK DEF. UPLAND, 25-12, 25-12, 19-25, 25-12 ALISO NIGUEL DEF. CITRUS VALLEY, 25-17, 25-16, 25-8 EL DORADO DEF. EL TORO, 25-10, 25-12, 25-22 Division 1AA BECKMAN DEF. LONG BEACH POLY, 25
    Tue Nov 10, 2015