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  • OCVarsity's football scores list
    ORANGE COUNTY SCORES Bishop Gorman 48, Servite 27 El Toro 51, La Habra 35 Santa Margarita 26, Bishop Amat 21 La Mirada 26, Tesoro 23 Rancho Cucamonga 17, Trabuco Hills 0 Santa Ana Valley 28, Segerstrom 14 Edison 51, Centennial 6 Sunny Hills 42, Pioneer 28 Liberty 18,
    Sat Aug 30, 2014
  • Week 0: Stars of the night
    There were many outstanding players on Friday nigh, but OCVarsity has selected these players as the 'Stars of the Night' for Week 0.  STARS OF THE NIGHT TREY TINSLEY, El Toro WHAT HE DID: Completed 29 of 45 passes for 277 yards and four touchdown
    Sat Aug 30, 2014
  • All of Friday's game stories, photos and more
    This is the place to find all of OCVarsity's game stories, photos and more from the high school football games on Friday night: Loss and a learning experience for No. 1 Servite
    Sat Aug 30, 2014
  • Live updates: All of tonight's games @OCVarsity
    Are you an Orange County football fan looking for live score updates from tonight's games? This season OCVarsity is going to make that easier than ever. We'll be posting all of our score updates through our Twitter account (@OCVarsity). If you are at a game, post your score update on Tw
    Fri Aug 29, 2014
  • Calhoun's Friday Night Pregame Madness BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Where did the summer go? It seems like just yesterday we had our end-of-the-year banquet to wrap up the 2013-14 sports year. Now, here we are - Week 0 of the 2014 football season. What happened? (Side note: The banquet was the last time I’ve seen my OC Varsity colleague Damian Dottore. Does he still exist?)
    Fri Aug 29, 2014
  • CIF-SS preseason football rankings
    The CIF-Southern Section preseason football rankings were released Thursday, and four Orange County teams are ranked No. 1 in their division. Here are the rankings: PAC?5 DIVISIONRANK SCHOOL 2013 record1. St. John Bosco 16-02. Mater Dei 11-33. Alemany 10-34. Serra 13-15. Servite 6
    Thu Aug 28, 2014
  • Kickoff '14: Counting down the O.C. Top 25 BY STEVE FRYER
    Depending on the fan, preseason football rankings are “fantastic” or “meaningless” or somewhere in between. But it’s fairly safe to say that nearly everyone loves to check them out. Who’s No. 1 is one of the biggest questions each preseason. It’s all part of the buildup and excitement over the ne
    Tue Aug 26, 2014
  • Kickoff '14: OCVarsity's Hot 150 BY DAN ALBANO
    From blue-chip recruits to sons of former NFL stars to small-school giants, Orange County remains a fertile breeding ground for high school football talent. Based on statistics, coaches’ input, recruiting and hours of watching video highlights, we have compiled this year’s Hot 150, a list of the players to watch for in 2014.
    Tue Aug 26, 2014
  • Beard takes over as San Clemente volleyball coach BY DAMIAN CALHOUN
    Tom Beard is returning to San Clemente as the school's girls volleyball coach. Beard replaces Rob O'Rear who resigned after last season. Beard is a San Clemente alum, former All-American at Pepperdine and a former member of the U.S. National team. He is also the director of the San Clemente Volleyball Club. “After an
    Tue Aug 26, 2014
  • Kickoff '14: OCVarsity's position rankings
    OCVarsity's reporters have come up with the most comprehensive rankings of the top players at each position in Orange Countygoing into the 2014 season. Check out our rankings and let us know on Twitter (#ocvarsity) and Facebook whether you agree with us or not. This free content is part of our Kickoff '14 preview package.
    Tue Aug 26, 2014
  • CIF eliminates football Open Division regionals By STEVE FRYER
    The CIF State office today announced the elimination of the regionals round in the Open Division of the CIF State football championships. Regional rounds will continue in divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the state football playoffs. CIF State spokesman Rebecca Brutlag said the CIF State Football Advisory Committee and the state's 10 se
    Mon Aug 25, 2014
  • Gane leads Edison to 49-10 victory over Baldwin BY ROB COLLIAS
    WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Edison football team beat Baldwin, 49-10, on the island of Maui in its season opener Saturday night. The Chargers took a 21-0 lead in the first quarter with three long touchdown passes by Matt Gane – 49 and 42 yards to Jake Favreau and 37 yards to Jacob Price. The Edison defe
    Sun Aug 24, 2014
  • Coming soon: OCVarsity Kickoff '14
    Are you ready for OCVarsity to get in your face about the start of the 2014 high school football season? Our 14-page special section will be in Wednesday's edition of the Register and available online the first thing Wednesday morning. We've got it all -- analysis of every team and league, the Orange County preseason Top 25 poll,
    Sat Aug 23, 2014
  • Truong's journey goes from nightmare to 'miracle' BY ANTONIO MORALES
    Pictures of William Truong’s physical accomplishments have a special place on the walls of the Esperanza High weight room. It’s the room where he’s expended hours of effort and sweat; the room where Truong, a football player and shot putter, became one of the strongest athletes in school history. The phot
    Sat Aug 23, 2014
  • Boys water polo: Serrano twins take over at Costa Mesa BY DAN ALBANO
    Twin brothers Cody and Dustin Serrano are the new co-coaches of the Costa Mesa boys and girls water polo teams, Mustangs athletic director Sharon Uhl reports. The pair replace Justin Taylor on the boys side and Tim Postiff on the girls, both of whom resigned. The Serranos both played water polo at Costa
    Fri Aug 22, 2014
  • Basketball notes: Jayce Johnson exits JSerra BY STEVE FRYER
    Jayce Johnson has left JSerra and enrolled at Findlay Prep of Henderson, Nev. Johnson, a 6-foot-11 center who will be a junior this school year, attended Mater Dei as a freshman. He averaged 10 points and five rebounds a game as a sophomore at JSerra. ... Xavi Castellano was named coach of the Estancia boys basketball team on Fri
    Fri Aug 22, 2014
  • McLaughlin grabs bronze at Pan Pacific champs BY DAN ALBANO
    Santa Margarita senior swimmer and reigning Register female athlete of the year Katie McLaughlin claimed a major international medal Thursday at the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Austra
    Thu Aug 21, 2014
  • Water polo: Robert Lynn lands at Chadwick BY DAN ALBANO
    Recently departed Newport Harbor boys water polo coach Robert Lynn has been hired as the boys and girls water polo coach at Chadwick, and he will also teach and assist as a swim coach at the private school in Palos Verdes, Dolphins athletic director Tom Goodspeed said Tuesday. Goodspeed said Lynn started his post Tuesday an
    Tue Aug 19, 2014
  • Selway to Dominican, Olsen to West Point By STEVE FRYER
    Villa Park basketball players Kevin Olsen and Luke Selway announced their college destinations. Olsen, a senior this coming school year, will play for Armmy and attend West Point. Selway, who graduated this past spring, is off to Dominican University in northern California. Selway was All-County first team as a junior.
    Tue Aug 19, 2014
  • OCVarsity Blitz: Best and worst of the stadiums
    When it comes to the Orange County high school football scene, the OCVarsity reporters have seen and experienced enough to have opinions on everything - the stadiums, snack food, school bands and coaches. As a way to help O.C. fans get ready for the upcoming season, we've asked our top football reporters - Steve Fryer, Dan Albano, Kenny
    Mon Aug 18, 2014
  • Coaches take part in Ice Bucket Challenge BY DAN ALBANO
    The Ice Bucket Challenge has reached South County football and the fun is being shared by a few rival teams for the 2014 season. Last week, San Clemente coach Jamie Ortiz challenged the other head coaches in South County to join him
    Mon Aug 18, 2014
  • La Habra girls basketball coach resigns BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    Jim Bohn confirmed Monday evening that after four seasons coaching La Habra High’s girls basketball team, he has resigned for personal reasons. “There are some family issues that I have to direct my attention to right now,” Bohn explained. “It was a tough decision. We have a great varsity class returning ne
    Mon Aug 18, 2014
  • JSerra's Eugenio suffers broken foot BY ANTONIO MORALES
    JSerra outside linebacker David Eugenio will miss the first 4-to-6 weeks of the season after suffering a broken foot, Lions coach Jim Hartigan confirmed in a text message on Monday. The 5-foot-8, 189-pound Eugenio was a second-team All-Trinity League selection as a junior, when he posted 97 tackles. Hartig
    Mon Aug 18, 2014
  • 2014 fall sports surveys
    Coaches, As we head toward the 2014 fall sports season, we need your help to supply us with rosters and other information about your teams. Click on a link below to download a team survey in Microsoft Word format (.doc). Fill out the survey, save it and e-mail it back to us at preps@ocregiste
    Sat Aug 16, 2014
  • Morgan Wilson's family pushes for CPR, AEDs By SARAH TULLY and TONY SAAVEDRA
    Two words separated 17-year-old Morgan Wilson from life and death, her parents believe: if only. If only the tennis center where she suffered a fatal heart attack had a defibrillator. If only someone had administered CPR in the precious minutes before paramedics arrived. Wilson’s family is trying to prevent others f
    Sun Jul 20, 2014