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  • Girls volleyball: CIF SoCal Regional scores; schedule By: DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Here are the results from the first round of the CIF SoCal Regional girls volleyball championships and the schedule for Saturday's second round. Division I Redondo Union def. Palisades, 25-11, 25-12, 25-13 Clovis def. Aliso Niguel, 25-14, 25-22, 14-25, 9-25, 15-8 Mater Dei def. Point Loma, 25-17, 25-19, 25-
    Tue Nov 25, 2014
  • Mater Dei sweeps in regional BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    The Mater Dei girls volleyball team needed to have a short memory regarding its loss Saturday in the CIF-SS Division 1AA final. From the looks of things, that’s the exact approach they took as they opened the CIF Division I Southern California Regional championships with a sweep of visiting Point Loma of San Diego, 25-17, 25-19, 25
    Tue Nov 25, 2014
  • Fall notebook: O.C. runners ready for CIF State meet
    Seven boys and seven girls cross country teams from Orange County have advanced to the CIF State Championships on Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno. The teams earned the spots with their performances this past Saturday in the CIF-SS Finals at Mt. SAC in Walnut. Top-ranked Brea Olinda boys delivered a team title in Division 3.
    Mon Nov 24, 2014
  • Girls volleyball AOW: Halland McKenna, Sage Hill By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Halland McKenna Sage Hill McKenna had 22 kills, 19 digs and four aces to lead Sage Hill to its second consecutive CIF title in Saturday’s four-set victory over St. Margaret’s. McKenna, who is
    Mon Nov 24, 2014
  • Five county teams headed to volleyball regionals BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    The girls volleyball season will continue for Mater Dei, Aliso Niguel, Sage Hill, St. Margaret’s and Saddleback Valley Christian with the opening round of the CIF State SoCal Regional Championships. The first round is set for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. In Division I, Mater Dei (28-11), who lost to Redondo Union in the CIF-SS D
    Sun Nov 23, 2014
  • Biggest prize eludes Mater Dei again BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    NORWALK – The Redondo girls volleyball team proved to be too much for Mater Dei in Saturday’s CIF-SS Division 1AA final. After the Monarchs tied the match at 1-1, the Sea Hawks relied on their balanced attack to lead the way to the 25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 25-20 victory at Cerritos College. The triumph gives Redondo its f
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Aliso Niguel wins 1A title with epic comeback BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    NORWALK – Aliso Niguel girls volleyball coach DP Butler said this week his team’s players will fight for each other and each point. Saturday, the Wolverines showed that a team that fights together will ultimately find success. The top-seeded Wolverines rallied after losing the first two sets to defeat second-se
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • OCVarsity updates: girls volleyball finals
    OCVarsity's Damian Calhoun will have live updates on Twitter from today's CIF-SS girls volleyball finals today at Cerritos College. You can follow Damian on his Twitter handle (@DamianCalhoun) or by searching for the hash tag #ocvupdates. We'll also have the streaming updates on the Twitter feed on the OCVarsity homepage. Here
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Championship Saturday: Stories, photos, results
    Saturday was is the biggest day of Fall for Orange County's high school athletes. CIF-SS championships were decided in boys and girls cross country, boys water polo and girls volleyball in a series of events that ran throughout the day. OCVarsity had all of it covered -- with a reporter and photographer at every event. Cl
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Sage Hill reigns again by beating St. Margaret's BY PARTRICK KINMARTIN
    FULLERTON – Perhaps Jade Blevins will evolve to be more like the player her senior mentor Halland McKenna is – crafty, ever-anticipating and productive all over the court. Sage Hill definitely wasn’t anxious for the change just yet Saturday night. The separate charms of the Lightning’s stando
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Another sweep, another title for SVC BY DAVID DELGADO
    FULLERTON - Saddleback Valley Christian entered the CIF-Southern Section Division 3A girls volleyball final having won every set during its playoff run. That trend continued Saturday night at Fullerton College, as the Warriors defeated Woodcrest Christian of Riverside in convincing fashion, 25-15, 25-14, 25-15, to secure the championship.
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Girls volleyball: Scores from all of the finals
    Scores from all of hte CIF-SS girls volleyball championship games: FRIDAY'S MATCHES Division 4AA: Alta Loma def. La Reina, 25-15, 25-13, 27-25 Division 4A: Cate def. Duarte, 16-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-18 SATURDAY'S MATCHES
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Previews: Saturday's girls volleyball finals BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    SATURDAY'S CIF-SS GIRLS VOLLEYBALL FINALS DIVISION 1AA MATER DEI (28-10) vs. REDONDO (31-2) Where, when: Cerritos College, 8 p.m. Outlook: This is a match featuring the previous two runners-up in Division 1AA. Redondo lost to Marymount in 2012
    Fri Nov 21, 2014
  • CIF-SS girls volleyball playoff brackets
    Click on the links below to find the CIF-SS girls volleyball playoff brackets for the 2014 season. Brackets will be updated after each round. (Brackets were updated with the scores from Friday's finals.) Division 1AA
    Fri Nov 21, 2014
  • Fryer: St. Margaret's volleyball thrives in playoffs BY STEVE FRYER
    Hello again. The CIF-Southern Section Division 3AA girls volleyball championship match is familiar territory to St. Margaret’s in more ways than one. The Tartans play Sage Hill in the 3AA final Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Fullerton College. St. Margaret’s has played Sage Hill this season twice before. The Tartans lost to
    Thu Nov 20, 2014
  • Volleyball finals schedule, ticket info
    CIF SOUTHERN SECTION GIRLS VOLLEYBALL FINALS Fan info: adult tickets, $12; students w/ HS I.D. & children under 14, $5 FRIDAY'S GAMES AT CERRITOS COLLEGE Division 4A: Duarte vs. Cate, 5 p.m. Division 4AA: La Reina vs. Alta Loma, 7:30 p.m.
    Wed Nov 19, 2014
  • Girls volleyball: CIF-SS finals schedule By: DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Here is the CIF-SS Girls Volleyball finals schedule Friday Division 4AA at Cerritos College Alta Loma vs. La Reina, 7:30 p.m. Division 4A Cate vs. Duarte, 5 p.m. Saturday at Fullerton College Division 5A Lake Ar
    Wed Nov 19, 2014
  • Aliso Niguel sweeps into finals BY MARK GARCIA
    ALISO VIEJO – It is difficult to think that Aliso Niguel could play any better than it did Tuesday night. Led by Lindsey Ruddins 19 kills, the top-seeded Wolverines turned in one of its most dominating performances of the season as they rolled past Martin Luther King (Riverside), 25-14, 25-6, 25-10, in a CIF-Southern Section Divisi
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Ford's MVP effort puts Mater Dei in 1AA final BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    The Mater Dei student section fired up the “MVP!” chants for senior outside hitter Alyse Ford early in Tuesday’s CIF-SS Division 1AA semifinals match. She didn’t disappoint them with her performance in the match. Ford led visiting Mater Dei with 23 kills and 26 digs in a 25-20, 13-25, 25-15, 26-24 victory over Corona del M
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Esperanza fails to close out South Torrance BY JEREMY BALAN
    TORRANCE – Esperanza coach Isaac Owens tried to warn his team before its CIF-SS Division 2AA semifinal match on the road against South Torrance. The team it was about to play knew how to take a blow and get back up. But the visiting Aztecs fell into the same trap South’s two previous playoff opponents did, allo
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Sweep pushes St. Margaret's back into finals BY NATHAN PERCY
    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – It’s a familiar setting for the St. Margaret’s girls volleyball program. After sweeping Quartz Hill of Lancaster, 3-0, in the semifinals Tuesday night, the Tartans will face Academy League rival Sage Hill in the Division 3AA championship game. It’s the third time in four years that th
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Villa Park stopped in Div. 1A semifinals BY KYLE GLASER
    CORONA - The Villa Park girls volleyball team was admittedly tense for its CIF-SS Division 1A semifinals match at Santiago of Corona. By the time the Spartans calmed down and found their game, it was too late. Villa Park trailed all of the first two sets and couldn't hold a lead in the third, and its season came to an end with a
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Aliso Niguel coaches save athlete's life BY FERMIN LEAL and MARK GARCIA
    Two Aliso Niguel High coaches rescued a sophomore boys basketball player who collapsed during practice Monday by performing CPR and using a defibrillator on him, an Orange County Fire Authority captain said Tuesday. “Both of these coaches saved his life,” Orange County Fire Capt. Steve Concialdi said. “He was clinically
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Girls volleyball: Tonight's semifinals schedule By: DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Tonight’s CIF-SS girls volleyball semifinals schedule. All matches start at 7 p.m., unless noted. Final CIF ranking in parentheses Division 1AA No. 6 Great Oak at No. 1 Redondo No. 3 Mater Dei at No. 7 Corona del MarDivision 1A No. 3 ML King
    Tue Nov 18, 2014
  • Fall notebook: Big plans for water polo semifinals
    Spectators will be able to attend the CIF-SS boys water polo semifinals in Divisions 1, 2 and 3 at the two-pool Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine on Wednesday for a single admission price. Adult tickets will be $10 while students with ID will be $5. Also, a live stream of the Division 1 games will be shown by The stream,
    Mon Nov 17, 2014