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  • Football recruiting: Segerstrom's Drayton commits BY DAN ALBANO
    Segerstrom linebacker Kenari Drayton (6-2, 215) has committed to Brown, Jaguars football coach Mike Maceranka
    Tue Dec 16, 2014
  • Football recruiting: Huntington Beach lineman commits to Montana St. BY DAN ALBANO
    Huntington Beach offensive tackle Jake McFetridge (6-6, 280) has committed to Montana State, Oilers football coach Eric Lo reports. Please send football recruiting news to Dan Albano
    Wed Dec 03, 2014
  • Orange Lutheran's Lucier-South chooses UCLA
    Orange Lutheran defensive lineman Keisean Lucier-South announced Saturday that he has committed to UCLA. The 6-5, 220-pound senior is a four-star rated recruit by ESPN and several other publications. He was on the Register's first-team All-County team in 2013 and listed as one of the top five players in the county by OCVarsity's
    Sat Nov 22, 2014
  • Fall Signing Day 2014: O.C. athletes who signed
    A list of the Orange County athletes who signed their National Letter of Intent (or submitted a letter of commitment to an Ivy League school or military academy) during the Fall signing period. The next signing day for the 2014-15 school year - Feb. 4, 2015. Football, soccer and boys water polo players can sign at that time. 
    Wed Nov 12, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Your Signing Day photos
    Click through the slideshow to see reader-submitted photos of Orange County athletes signing National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Send us your Signing Day photos: Include the athlete’s name, school, university or college attending, and sport.
    Wed Nov 12, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Fall Signing Day photos (updated)
    Click through the slideshow to see more photos from Orange County Register photographers from Signing Day events throughout Orange County. This slideshow has been updated to include photos from Canyon, Capistrano Valley and Trabuco Hills. It also includes photos from Aliso Niguel, Beckman, JSerra, Laguna Beach, Mater Dei, Mission Viejo a
    Wed Nov 12, 2014
  • OCVarsity covers Fall Signing Day
    Today is the start of the fall period when high school seniors can sign their National Letter of Intent, and OCVarsity is ready for the big day. We'll have signing news and updates in our OCVarsity blog. We'll also have several slideshows (on our main site) that will be packed with photos of the athletes as they sign at home with
    Wed Nov 12, 2014
  • Football recruiting: Mater Dei's Sagapolu commits to Wisconsin BY DAN ALBANO
    Mater Dei defensive tackle Olive Sagapolu (6-3, 295) has committed to Wisconsin, the senior said Saturday night. Sagapolu is the second Mater Dei player to commit to Big Ten school, joining tig
    Sun Nov 02, 2014
  • OCVarsity Hot 150: Studs, snubs after Week 8 BY DAN ALBANO
    With the regular season quickly winding down, it's time for another review of the Register's annual Hot 150 list of football players to watch. The "studs"
    Fri Oct 31, 2014
  • Cypress' Pounds ready to reveal his commitment BY DAN ALBANO
    Cypress senior Quinten Pounds has been secretive so far about his college commitment, but he plans to share the news Wednesday. “I made my decision already,” he said after a practice this week. “I know where I’m going but I’m going to keep it quiet until (Wednesday).” Pounds’ final
    Fri Oct 24, 2014
  • Swim: Servite's Marcin commits BY DAN ALBANO
    Servite swimmer Stephen Marcin of the Irvine Novaquatics has committed to Penn, the swim club announced on Twitter. Marcin finished second in the 500-yard free last season at the CIF-SS Division 1 finals with a time of 4 minutes, 24.30 seconds. He also took fourth in the 200 free with a swift time of 1 minute, 38.16 seconds.
    Wed Oct 15, 2014
  • JSerra's Bailey bucks tradition, picks Yale BY DAN ALBANO
    Daniel Bailey’s college decision, viewed from a football-only perspective, might have seemed puzzling. The talented JSerra defensive end turned down offers from two schools in powerhouse conferences, UCLA and, Duke, to commit to Yale. But the 6-foot-3, 254-pound senior owns a perspective that spans beyond the footbal
    Fri Oct 10, 2014
  • Swim: JSerra's Albertoli picks Stanford BY DAN ALBANO
    JSerra All-County swimmer Kaitlyn Albertoli has committed to Stanford, the senior said Wednesday morning. "I am so thrilled to join this incredible group of girls and awesome c
    Wed Oct 01, 2014
  • Servite's Flores picks a school By DAMIAN DOTTORE
    Servite senior midfielder Oscar Flores has verbally committed to Cal State Fullerton, school officials said on Wednesday. Flores, a two-year letter winner, helped the Friars advance to the semifinals of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs last season, scoring three goals to earn the Coaches' Award an an honorable mention on the All Tri
    Thu Sep 25, 2014
  • Tesoro's Modster receives offer from Arizona BY STEVE FRYER
    Tesoro junior quarterback Devon Modster received a scholarship offer from Arizona, Tesoro coach Matt Poston reported today. It is Modster's first offer.
    Wed Sep 17, 2014
  • Crean Lutheran's Ella Eastin commits to Stanford BY DAN ALBANO
    Former Register swimmer of the year and small-school athlete of the year Ella Eastin of Crean Lutheran and the SOCAL club has committed to Stanford, the senior said Wednesday night.
    Thu Sep 11, 2014
  • Swim: Capo Valley's Norman commits to Cal BY DAN ALBANO
    Capistrano Valley All-County distance swimmer Nick Norman has committed to reigning NCAA champion Cal, Cougars boys swim coach Steve Yancey said Wednesday. Norman captured the CIF D
    Wed Sep 10, 2014
  • Tesoro's Irleand picks Cal State Fullerton By DAMIAN DOTTORE
    Tesoro golfer Jack Ireland, a two-time Register All-County first-team selection, has committed to play for Cal State Fullerton, his father Jim Ireland said Wednesday. Last spring, he posted the low round (3-under 69) at the CIF-SS South Coast Team Regional, helping the Titans place second and advance to the CIF state qualif
    Wed Sep 10, 2014
  • Hawkins draws interest from Pac-12 schools BY DAN ALBANO
    Jaylinn Hawkins started his senior season at Buena Park with an impressive burst Thursday. The uncommitted receiver/safety had eight receptions for 294 yards and four touchdowns in a 65-0 victory against Orange. Hawkins’ recruiting also is starting to build speed. While an official recruiting trip to Oregon h
    Sat Aug 30, 2014
  • Servite's Ward commits to Cal Poly SLO BY ANTONIO MORALES
    Servite senior pitcher Nigel Ward committed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on Monday, the school announced. Ward posted a 4-4 record with 36 strikeouts and a 1.08 ERA as a junior. He threw a no hitter against Laguna Hills on April 1. "Nigel is a tremendous talent and has a chance to be an outstanding college pitcher," Friars
    Tue Aug 12, 2014
  • Basketball: Pflueger lists top five schools BY ANTONIO MORALES
    Mater Dei senior guard Rex Pflueger trimmed his college choices down to five potential schools on Tuesday afternoon. In a Twitter post, Pflueger said the final five are (in no order): Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Cal, Washington State and San Diego State. Pflueger averaged 12 points and five assists a game as a junior. He wa
    Tue Jul 29, 2014
  • OLu's Lucier-South releases list of his top 5 schools
    Orange Lutheran linebacker/defensive end Keisean Lucier-South, who is No. 38 in ESPN's ranking of the top 300 recruits in the nation for 2015, released a list of the top five schools he is likely to sign with - UCLA, Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma and Oregon. He did not rank them in any order. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound Lucier-Smith was
    Mon Jul 28, 2014
  • Los Alamitos punter Johnson commits to Arkansas
    Los Alamitos punter Blake Johnson said he has committed to Arkansas, which offered him a scholarship during a visit to the campus last week. Johnson is one of the top-ranked punters in the nation for the class of 2015. Rivals ranks him fourth in the nation and ranks him second. Johnson also held offe
    Mon Jul 28, 2014
  • JSerra's Owen commits to Mississippi State
    JSerra left-handed pitcher Jack Owen, who will be a sophomore next season, has committed to Mississippi State. Owen was a first-team All-Trinity League selection last season.
    Thu Jul 10, 2014
  • Football: Air Strike returns Saturday to Dana Hills By DAN ALBANO
    Regular contenders Mater Deiand Long Beach Poly aren't part of the field this year but the Air Strike passing tournament returns to Dana Hills on Saturday with several strong teams. The events starts at 8:30 a.m. and concludes with the finals at 5 p.m. Here's a list of teams and couple notable county QBs: Dana Hills, Alemany, JSe
    Fri May 30, 2014