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  • OCVarsity Blitz: Best of the fans, food and uniforms
    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 reporters - Steve Fryer, Dan Albano, Kenny Connolly,
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • O.C. sisters victims of hazing at New Mexico
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two former Orange County high school soccer players, Danielle and Devin Scelsi, have withdrawn from the University of New Mexico after a hazing incident that involved alcohol. The freshmen twins were starting their first year at the school after graduating from Mission Viejo High in June. They both
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Boys water polo: East Coast star not headed to Mater Dei BY DAN ALBANO
    U.S. national team water polo player Thomas Dunstan of New Canaan in Connecticut,
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Football recruiting: QBs Norris, Wilber commit to Northern Arizona BY DAN ALBANO
    Newport Harbor All-County quarterback Cole Norris (6-0, 193) and Dana Hills quarterback Cole Wilber (6-4, 205) have committed to Northern Arizona, Norris and Dolphins coach Todd Rus
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • OCVarsity rankings: O.C.'s top kickers and punters BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    With the start of the high school season quickly approaching, 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. Here
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Football recruiting: O.C.'s updated commit list BY DAN ALBANO
    ORANGE COUNTY'S TOP COMMITTED FOOTBALL PLAYERS  Class of 2015  Updated 8-20-14 16 commits Daniel Bailey, JSerra, DE, Yale
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Nine O.C. teams in state preseason top 50 By STEVE FRYER
    Nine Orange County teams are in CalHiSports.com's state preseason top 50. All six Trinity League teams are in the preseason top 50. County teams in it: 3. Servite; 4. Mater Dei; 20. Mission Viejo; 26. JSer
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • CalHiSports selects preseason All-O.C. team By STEVE FRYER
    CalHiSports.com released its All-Orange County preseason team. The group includes first-team offense, first-team defense and first-team multipurpose. Also included are second-team offense, defense and multi-purpose.
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Football recruiting: Tustin's Wilson commits to Utah BY DAN ALBANO
    Tustin senior-to-be wide receiver George Wilson (6-3, 190) has committed to Utah, Tillers football coach Winter Welz confirmed Wednesday. Please send football recruiting news to Dan Albano at dalbano@ocregister.com
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Football recruiting: Ex-Fullerton running back commits to NAIA school BY DAN ALBANO
    Former Fullerton running back Damani Roberts (5-5, 175) has committed to NAIA Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, Indians co-coach Gus Martinez reports. Roberts was a senior last season, rushing for nearly 600 yards for the CIF Southwest Division semifinalist Indians (10-3). Please send football recruiting news t
    Wed Aug 20, 2014
  • Football: Mission Viejo's Smith commits to USC BY DAN ALBANO
    All-County Mission Viejo offensive lineman Cole Smith (6-3, 275) committed Tuesday morning to USC, Diablos football coach Bob Johnson said. Smith, a senior center and the son of former Rams star center Doug Smith, was a first-team All-County selection last seas
    Tue Aug 19, 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
  • OCVarsity rankings: O.C.'s top defensive backs BY ANTONIO MORALES
    With the start of the high school season quickly approaching, 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. Here
    Tue Aug 19, 2014
  • Dana Hills enters season with high expectations BY NATHAN PERCY
    Despite losing seven seniors to graduation after a successful year, Dana Hills water polo coach Matt Rosa believes his team returns enough experience and young athletes to make a run for a third consecutive league title in 2014. After dropping in the quarterfinals of CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs each of the past two years, the Dolphins wil
    Tue Aug 19, 2014
  • Dana Hills' Simmons stands out among long snappers BY NATHAN PERCY
    With the outcome of a football game on the line, the difference between a game-winning field goal or a loss can be decided in a snap. Fortunately for Dana Hills coach Todd Rusinkovich that situation is less burdensome on his mind thanks to Ryan Simmons. The senior was recently tabbed as a long snapper to watch in
    Tue Aug 19, 2014
  • Dana Hills lacrosse coach ready for the long haul BY NATHAN PERCY
    The first six months of Chris Iltis’ tenure as Dana Hills’ new boys lacrosse coach were a real trial by fire. After being hired in January, the 35-year old’s tenure was forced to a quick start as Iltis had less than a month with his new team to prepare for the upcoming season. With so little time and a team that
    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
  • Newport Harbor names Palazzo, Melstrom head coaches BY DAN ALBANO
    NEWPORT BEACH Former U.S. Olympic men’s assistant coach Marco Palazzo was introduced Monday night as Newport Harbor’s interim boys water polo coach while the school’s assistant girls water polo coach, Brian Melstrom, was named the su
    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
  • 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
  • Water polo: U.S. women capture World Cup BY DAN ALBANO
    Goalkeeper Sami Hill made 16 saves and Melissa Seidemann, Courtney Mathewson (Canyon) and Kiley Neushul combined for seven goals as the U.S. women's water polo team defeated Australia, 10-6, to capture the FINA World Cup in Russia. Team USA won the tournament for the second consecutive time, adding to its  World Cup titles in
    Mon Aug 18, 2014
  • OCVarsity rankings: O.C.'s top linebackers BY ANTONIO MORALES
    With the start of the high school season quickly approaching, 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. Here
    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. Check out
    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
  • Football: Former standout Talavou returns to Fountain Valley BY DAN ALBANO
    Former Fountain Valley standout defensive lineman Kelly Talavou, who played at Idaho and Utah and four years in the NFL, has joined the Barons' football staff as a defensive line coach, Fountain Valley coac
    Sat Aug 16, 2014