Corona del Mar girls tennis coach Brian Ricker resigned this week, stepping down after 11 seasons coaching one of the county’s top programs.
He will be replaced by Jamie Gresh, who is also the school’s boys tennis coach.
“It was a great experience,” Ricker said. “I thoroughly enjoyed my
The Capistrano Valley High tennis courts have become a sort of home away from home for Katie Ta.
At 10 years old, Ta was introduced to the courts when she tagged along with her parents to watch her older brother, Matthew, compete for the Cougars boys team.
Those trips became even more common when her older sister,
He calls it his “Wall of Fame” - a fence on Valencia High’s tennis courts covered in championship banners, honoring the achievements and accolades of the boys and girls teams.
Essentially, it’s a portrait of the Tigers’ history under Mike McCall, the school’s longtime tennis coach who has been i
Justine Huang, Tesoro, Sr.
Jennifer Lu, Los Alamitos, Sr.
Danielle Willson, Corona del Mar, Fr.
Aliya Alenikov, Sr., and Hope Hairrell, Jr., Los Alamitos
Camellia Edalat, Soph., and Taylor Fogarty, Sr., Co
Corona del Mar
Anderson is a four-year varsity starter for Corona del Mar. She helped lead CdM to the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals and a berth in the Southern California Regional semifinals. The Sea Kings finished second in the county’s top 10 ranki
SEAL BEACH – The odds were stacked against Summer Dvorak early Monday afternoon at the CIF-SS Individual tennis championships.
At the start of the day, having the chance to play for a singles title was the goal for the Laguna Beach senior. But less than an hour into her match against Peninsula of Rancho Palos Verdes’
SEAL BEACH Since the road for a CIF-SS team championship went through Peninsula of Rancho Palos Verdes, there was no reason to think the same wouldn’t apply for CIF Individuals.
When play began Friday afternoon at the Seal Beach Tennis Center, seven doubles teams and seven singles players from Orange County made up the round of 16.
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.
Laguna Beach High School
After leading the Breakers to a semifinals appearance in the CIF-SS Division 2 team playoffs two weeks ago, Dvorak helped Laguna Beach win a match in last week’s Southern California Regional tournament. The talented senior went unbeaten this season in capturing the Orange
Scores from Friday's matches in the Southern California Regional for girls tennis.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL
Peninsula 7, La Jolla Country Day 0
Corona del Mar 5, Laguna Beach 2
University 6, Murrieta Valley 1
Torrey Pines 4, Santa Barb
Scores from the first round of matches in the Southern Caifornia Regional.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL
Peninsula 7, La Costa Canyon 0
La Jolla Country Day 4, Valencia 3
Corona del Mar 6, Fresno Bullard 1
Laguna Beach 4, Palisades 3
University 7, Poway 0
Murrieta Valley 4, Buchanan 3
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 GoLivePolo.com. The stream,
The Tigers capped off a stellar campaign with an 18-3 overall record and a runner-up finish in the CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs. Duong went 2-1 in both Valencia’s semifinal victory over Cerritos High and in its 10-8 loss to Pasadena Poly in the finals. In the semis, Duong’s third roun
CLAREMONT – After three hours of back and forth play, Valencia and Pasadena Poly were deadlocked, 8-8, with 16 sets officially in the books.
With the CIF title on the line, all eyes immediately fixated on the day’s final two doubles sets that happened to be taking place on a pair of adjacent courts.
The Panthers manag
CLAREMONT – No matter what tennis court or school you found yourself at this season, the word around the entire tennis community was the same: all roads for a CIF Division 1 title goes through Peninsula High of Palos Verdes.
High praise? No doubt.
But on Friday afternoon, facing the best Orange County had to offer, the top-
CIF-SS GIRLS TENNIS FINALS
University (20-1) vs. Peninsula (21-0)
Where, when: The Claremont Club, Friday, 11:30 a.m.
Outlook: For the second consecutive season, the CIF championship match will feature University and Peninsula. These two teams played back on Oct
The match couldn’t have played out much better for Valencia’s top singles player, Emily Duong.
With the Tigers holding a four-point lead headed into Wednesday’s final round of matches against Cerritos, the talented sophomore played on center court in front of her teammates, friends and fellow classmates with a CI
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
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.
Whenever the top two teams in the county square off, regardless of the sport, there is a good chance the result will be close.
In recent memory, tennis might be the exception to that rule.
On Monday afternoon, the University girls tennis team showed again how far ahead of the local competition it really is. Behind a dominant show
Farah Modarres Yorba Linda High School The Mustangs senior went unbeaten in playoff wins over Pacifica and Long Beach Millikan last week alongside her doubles partner, Katie Byrens. Modarres and Byrens are 50-1 this season and earned the North Hills League doubles title two weeks ago. Modarres also was the Empire Leag