When he banked in a 3-pointer, Anastasios Marcopulos knew it would be a good night.Marcopulos was 7 for 7 on 3-point shots in the first half. He was 0 for 3 on 3s in the second half, but that first half was good enough to get Servite off to a hot start as the Friars beat Canyon, 71-51, at Canyon on Monday in a pool play game on
ANAHEIM HILLS – The last 10 minutes of a boys soccer game, Esperanza coach Conan Hawkins said, is the time that separates the good players from the great ones, the ones who never stop fighting until the match is won.
“And we showed we aren’t ready for that level yet,” Hawkins said.
For the first 70 minutes
LONG BEACH Being two of the first teams to arrive at The Grand Event Center on Monday morning, La Habra coach Frank Mazzotta and San Clemente’s Jaime Ortiz offered up handshakes and swapped a number of laughs before being seated at their designated tables alongside their players and school administrators.
Valencia’s administrators tried to talk him out of it.
Of course they would. No school wants to see its football coach, who won more than 300 games while having the respect of coaches throughout Southern California, walk out the door.
Mike Marrujo announced Monday that he is retiring as football head coach at Valenci
The senior threw for a school-record seven touchdown passes in the Diablos’ 56-21 win over Chino Hills in the CIF-SS West Valley Division semifinals. Johnson completed 13 of 18 passes for 372 yards. His TD passes broke the single-game record set by current NFL quarterback Mark Sa
A weekly poll of O.C. media members:
1. Mater Dei (10-3, 96 poll points)
Monarchs rallied but could not overcome large early deficit in 42-36 loss to Centennial of Corona in Pac-5 semifinal. This week: season over
2. Mission Viejo (13-0, 94)
Diablos rolled to 56-21 win over Chino Hills
Zach Arnold remembers Brea Olinda’s record his sophomore season.
“We went 2-8,” the senior middle linebacker said Monday. “My junior year, we turned it right around.”
The Wildcats really broke through Friday, defeating top-seeded and defending champion Garden Grove, 17-7, in the CIF-SS Souther
Probably. But not definitely.
Brea Olinda is the home team for that CIF-Southern Section Southern Division championship game Friday. It has, as it is allowed to do, elected to use its on-campus stadium for the game.
Canyon wants the game played elsewhere. Maybe Santa Ana Stadium. Maybe Orange Coast College.
A change of ve
Zach Arnold Brea Olinda The senior middle linebacker racked up 18 total tackles (nine solo) and caused a fumble to lead the Wildcats past top-seeded Garden Grove and running back Jordan Antunez, 17-7, in the CIF-SS Southern Division semifinal
1. Capistrano Valley
4. Dana Hills
5. Trabuco Hills
7. Brea Olinda
8. Mission Viejo
9. Corona del Mar
Also Considered: JSerra, Yorba Linda, Foothill, San Juan Hills, Laguna Hills
Amanda Gehrich Tesoro Gehrich’s time of 17:30 led all county girls at the CIF-State Meet Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno. She finished third in the Division 2 race and eighth overall. Girls cross country O.C. top 10 (11-30-15) 1. Capistrano Valley 2. Esperanza 3. Canyon
Austin Tamagno Brea Olinda Tamagno repeated as Division 3 champion in the CIF-State Meet Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno. His time of 14:45 led the county and was second overall. Final boys cross country O.C. top 10 (11-30-15)
Allison Kantor Trabuco Hills Kantor, a senior outside hitter, started the CIF Southern California Regionals with a bang, recording 29 kills in a four-set victory over Cathedral Catholic and 25 in a five-set victory over Mater Dei to advanced the Mustangs to regional finals tonight. Contact the writer:
Here is Steve Fryer's ranking of the 11 through 25 teams in Orange County.
The weekly O.C. top 10 is determined by a vote of 10 media members. After that is set, Fryer selects the teams to fill out his weekly 11 through 25.
Steve Fryer’s 11-25 rankings:
11. Villa Park (12-1)
Trabuco Hills is the lone county girls volleyball team still alive in the CIF State playoffs.
The Mustangs will attempt to book their spot in the state final when they play at Redondo Union on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
This will be the first meeting between the two teams this season. Redondo Union, which lost to Mater Dei in the CIF-SS D
ERICK GARCIA SERVITE CROSS COUNTRY GPA: 4.09 Garcia is the co-captain for the Friars’ cross country team that earned the Trinity League title this season. Servite advanced to the CIF Division 3 finals after finishing seventh in their heat at the CIF prelims last month. Garcia earned a
AMANDA ASHWORTH WHITTIER CHRISTIAN VOLLEYBALL GPA: 4.33 Ashworth is a senior outside hitter for the Heralds. She’s enrolled in World Views, Statistics, Spanish 3, AP Literature and AP Government. She’s interested in attending either Stanford, UCLA or USC and plans to major in So
Ashworth is a senior outside hitter for the Heralds. She’s enrolled in World Views, Statistics, Spanish 3, AP Literature and AP Government. She’s interested in attending either Stanford, UCLA or USC and plans to ma
Kantor, a senior outside hitter, started the CIF Southern California Regionals with a bang, recording 29 kills in a four-set victory over Cathedral Catholic and 25 in a five-set victory over Mater Dei to advanced the Mustangs to regional finals tonight.
Mike Marrujo today announced his retirement as football coach at Valencia, where he was varsity head coach for 35 seasons.
Marrujo, 64, coached Valencia to three CIF-Southern Section championships and 15 league championships. Only John Barnes, who last week announced his retirement at Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo's Bob Jo
Here is the schedule for the Tuesday's regional finals. The winners will advance to the CIF State Finals, Dec. 5 at Santiago Canyon College
All matches start at 7 p.m.
Northern: Menlo-Atherton at Monte Vista