Mater Dei basketball star Stanley Johnson today signed his letter of intent with Arizona and sent it off to the university, Mater Dei coach Gary McKnight confirmed this morning.
Johnson, a 6-foot-7 guard/forward, is ranked by ESPN as the No. 9 prospect in the nation. He was Orange County player of the year last season.
Because the Fall Signing Day is such an important day for so many of the county’s athletes, OCVarsity can’t possibly cover it all with one slideshow. We’ve added a second slideshow with photos that have been sent to us by you – the parents, coaches, friends and others who want their special student-athlete recognized on t
ANAHEIM - Mater Dei boys basketball player Stanley Johnson didn’t hesitate when asked to remember his first scholarship offer.
“It was USC,” Johnson said quickly. “I was in eighth grade going into my freshman year. (USC offered) me during my first practice at Mater Dei.”
Little did Johnson kno
IRVINE – There had been talk that no matter which college got him, Stanley Johnson would be a one-and-done guy.
That is, one year of college basketball before departing for the NBA.
Mater Dei’s Johnson, the No. 9 basketball prospect in the nation as rated by ESPN, ended much speculation Friday when he announced
Stanley Johnson is not going to wait until April.
Johnson, a Mater Dei senior who is widely considered to be the top high school boys basketball prospect in California, will announce his college choice on an ESPNU national telecast Friday. The telecast begins at 1 p.m.
Last month he stated that he
Amanda Zuidema needed to get home quickly from her match on Wednesday.
After leading Canyon to a win in the CIF-SS Division 2 semifinals, she needed to go home to sign her letter of intent.
Zuidema visited the University of Portland over the weekend and committed when she got home. The senior had previously taken an East Coast tr
University senior Drew Dawson signed on to attend Notre Dame and Eric Tseng signed to play for UC San Diego, Trojans coach John Kessler said.
It follows a year in which the Trojans won the CIF Division 1 title and were stacked with ta
Santa Margarita girls tennis player Alexandra Krogius committed to Villanova on Saturday.
Krogius took official visits to Villanova and Bucknell in September. She wanted to choose a school where she could potentially play from her freshman year, she said.
“I definitely liked the opportunity to be on a team where I co
JSerra pitcher Clay Chatham, a senior, committed to Dartmouth. JSerra sophomore outfielder Brady Shockey committed to USC.
Dana Hills senior pitcher Louis Raymond commited to University of San Francisco.
Dana Hills and JSerra have produced many college baseball players for many years.
Mater Dei's junior guards Andee and Bianca Velasco both committed to Loyola Marymount, Monarchs girls basketball coach Kevin Kiernan announced Friday.
The Velasco sisters helped lead Mater Dei to the So Cal Regional finals last season.
"This is a great fit for Andee and Bianca," Kiernan said. "They get to play at a high level of
Santa Margarita senior Joe Furstinger committed to the University of New Mexico on Saturday, Eagles coach Jeff Reinert and Furstinger's mother, Janelle, confirmed.
Furstinger, a 6-foot-8 forward, was visiting the New Mexico campus with his family over the weekend when he made his decision.
A three-star recruit according to
Felipe Silva, who helped lead Servite to the CIF-SS Division 1 boys soccer championship last March, has verbally committed to UC Irvine, Servite High announced on Tuesday.
“I got a great feel for the program after talking with Coach Kuntz and knew it was the right place for me,” Silva said in a statement.
He had eight
Huntington Beach quarterback/cornerback Kai Ross (6-2, 190) has been offered by Sacramento State, Oilers football coach Eric Lo reports.
The FCS school offered Ross as an athlete, the same position Montana earlier offered the senior at.
Ross has started the season fast. He has improved his completion
Capistrano Valley Christian sophomore wide receiver/defensive back Ben Sukut (6-1, 175) has been offered by BYU as a safety, CVC football coach Dan Dodd reports.
Sukut made an unofficial recruiting trip to BYU over the weekend and collected his second Division I-A scholarship offer. San Diego State also has offere
With the start of the high school season just a few days away, the Register has put together its lists of the top 10 players in the county at each position.
These lists are based on the observations of the Register’s reporters, the input of football coaches around the county and the amount of interest shown by college scouts.
With the start of the high school season a week away, the Register has put together its lists of the top 10 players in the county at each position.
These lists are based on the observations of the Register's reporters, the input of football coaches around the county and the amount of interest shown by college scouts. Some of the lists we