Newport Harbor girls water polo coach Bill Barnett said he will feel sentimental Friday when he participates in his final nonleague Battle of the Bay clash against rival Corona del Mar.
But the retiring, legendary coach will likely keep his emotions even because he also is thinking about his team.
Foothill center Gavin Scott and Laguna Beach utility Jack Dodson have been voted CIF boys water polo players of the year in Division 2 and Division 3, respectively, after leading their teams to titles last month.
The honors highlighted the release Monday of the All-CIF teams for all seven divisions.
Here are the sel
University’s John Farah is picking up things quickly in the wrestling room and the results are showing this season.
Farah, the fourth-ranked heavyweight in the county, picked up Upper Weight MVP honors at Saturday’s Andrew Pena Classic, winning all four matc
Trabuco Hills' girls water polo team defeated Sunny Hills, 12-8, to capture the Valley tournament title at Santa Ana Valley on Saturday night.
In the semifinals, the Mustangs beat St. Lucy's, 15-11.
And on Friday, Trabuco Hills' football team defeated San Clemente for the CIF Southwest Division crown.
ANAHEIM - Mission Viejo proved Saturday that there is plenty of satisfaction in finishing the race strong after a rocky start.
The Diablos stormed to their 12th consecutive victory by handling Vista Murrieta, 21-10, to capture the CIF-SS West Valley Division title at Angel Stadium and wipe away the residue of an 0-2 start to the season.
There was talk Saturday that Foothill’s boys water polo team earned a degree of redemption by capturing the CIF Division 2 title, one season after falling in the championship game.
Ever-steady and positive Foothill coach Jim Brumm, however, wasn’t on the redemption bandwagon.
“It was not redemption (
The senior utility player scored 10 goals and added three assists and three steals in the semifinals and finals last week to help lead the top-seeded Breakers to the CIF Division 3 title. Dodson scored fo
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.
IRVINE – A band of brothers will fight for each other. That is the perfect way to describe Laguna Beach’s boys water polo, which battled past third-seeded Montebello for a 12-8 victory in the CIF-SS Division 3 final at Woollett Aquatics Center on Saturday night. The Breakers (25-6) had not faced Montebello since the 201
IRVINE Mater Dei’s boys water polo players arrived at Saturday night’s CIF-SS Division 1 final with the resume and look to challenge undefeated Harvard-Westlake of Studio City.
The second-seeded Monarchs went undefeated in 2011 and 2012. And in a sign of unity, several Mater Dei players shaved their heads, some leaving a litt
IRVINE - Foothill’s boys water polo team found another championship formula Saturday afternoon in the CIF-SS Division 2 finals.
Or maybe it was a blend of forces that united the top-seeded Knights for their match against No. 3 seed Los Osos of Rancho Cucamonga.
Whether the spark was redemption or selfless team play, Foothil
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.