The Ryan Lemmon Invitational started off with a no-hitter from Trabuco Hills. Pitching continued to define the tournament as San Juan Hills had three pitchers combine to toss a no-hitter in the later rounds. But the championship game was defined by one big hit.
Robbie Espinosa drove in three runs with a double in the third inning,
Johnnie Vassar made it official Wednesday.
He is going home.
Vassar spent much of his youth living on Chicago’s South Side. He came out West, and this past basketball season he led JSerra to the CIF-SS Division 4AA championship.
On Wednesday, the first day of the letter-of-intent spring signing period for man
NOTE TO OUR READERS: This list consists of athletes who officially signed their letters of intent Wednesday.
The only athletes who can sign during this period are those who participate in the following sports: boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls golf, boys and girls lacrosse, boys and girls tennis, boys a
Troy’s girls swim team made the rebuilding process look easier than it really is.
The defending CIF Division 2 champion overcame a transportation miscue to sprint past host La Habra, 125-41, on Wednesday in a showdown of undefeated teams in the Freeway League.
The meet started about an hour late because one of Troy’s
ALISO NIGUEL 112, SAN JUAN HILLS 58
CORONA DEL MAR 104.0, NEWPORT HARBOR 66.0
SADDLEBACK VALLEY CHRISTIAN 99, OXFORD ACADEMY 70
TROY 140, LA HABRA 48
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The junior captured the 200-yard individual medley (1:56.45), 100 breaststroke (59.06) and raced on a winning medley relay to help lead the Timberwolves to a 99-71 victory against Woodbridge in the Pacific Coast League. He ranks fourth in the county in the breaststroke with a 58.76.
The junior captured the 200-yard individual medley (2:04.87) and 50 freestyle (24.20) in automatic CIF Division 1-qualifying times in a 120-50 loss against top-ranked Santa Margarita in the Trinity League. Her 200 IM time ranks second in the county.
Bryant Vasquez (Fountain Valley HS) signed with Western State Colorado. Vasquez qualified for the CIF State Tournament this season. He was a CIF champion. He is also a two-time Sunset League champion.
The Mountaineers are the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions and ranked in the top 10 in the nation among Division II wrestling p
Tesoro wide receiver Jake Smeltzer (6-3, 195) and Tustin wide out George Wilson (6-3, 190) -- both seniors-to-be -- have landed Division 1-A offers, their coaches report.
Smeltzer has added Air Force to a list of offers that includes Harvard and Yale while Wilson has been offered by Massachusetts.
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Santa Margarita's Kaitlyn Merritt won the girls pole vault competition at the Arcadia Invitational again this past weekend.
Merritt cleared 13 feet, six inches after setting a county and meet record at Arcadia last season.
Although Merritt won the event, which is an accomplishment in itself, she narrowly fell s
For the first five weeks of the softball season, Kolby Romaine’s game-day routine seemed rather bland.
While she cheered for her Rosary teammates from the dugout and chewed the occasional sunflower seeds, the junior transfer from Chino Hills imagined being on the field.
Since becoming eligible April 7, Romaine is mor
Rosary pitcher Annika Seedborg and second baseman Payton "Pepper" Lawton signed letters of intent this week to continue their softball careers at the collegiate level next season.
Seedborg signed with Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and Lawton signed with Georgetown University in Washngton D.C.
The Royals newly signed d
The Ryan Lemmon Invitational's championship game is Yorba Linda vs. Trabuco Hills at Windrow Park's Ryan Lemmon Stadium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Trabuco Hills beat San Juan Hills in one semifinal Tuesday, Yorba Linda beat Empire League rival Valencia in the other.
The Lemmon consolation championship game Wednesday at 4 p.m.. has W
MISSION VIEJO - The encouraging shouts from coaches pierced the pool deck with more energy. The cheering from swimmers and spectators featured added enthusiasm. And the Tesoro girls and Capistrano Valley boys went above-and-beyond Tuesday to impress in the South Coast League.
Tesoro’s No. 6 girls defeated the three-time defending l