FULLERTON – Sonora coach Mike Murphy’s boys basketball teams have had a lot of success. The Raiders have won 15 of a possible 26 Freeway League titles in Murphy’s time with the school, including the last three.
With experience like that, Sonora didn’t panic when it lost two of its first three league games.
NEWPORT BEACH – Corona del Mar’s girls water polo team earned the chance Friday night to upset San Marcos of Santa Barbara in sudden-death overtime at the Irvine Southern California Championships.
Considering who San Marcos had sprinting to open the extra period, that was no small feat. Considering the personnel challenges Co
SANTA ANA – The visitors had blown the game open well before the 3:30 mark in the fourth quarter, but their effort indicated otherwise.
With her team, Centennial of Las Vegas, leading by 30 points, Samantha Thomas put up a shot from beyond the arc that ricocheted in the direction of the Bulldogs bench. Rather than letting th
NEWPORT BEACH – Los Alamitos got the win Friday night, but the Griffins had to do it Newport Harbor’s way.
The Sailors were determined to put a cap on Los Alamitos standout guard Eyassu Worku, and did as good a job as anyone has this season, holding the senior to 19 points and only five field goals, four of them
ALISO VIEJO – It is probably the most difficult play to defend in high school boys soccer. It doesn’t involve a head or a foot and it begins off the field, with a player directing the ball on a high-flying arc toward the goal. A long throw-in can turn the game into a physical battle in the box. Often it is hard to keep track o
Aliso Niguel soccer coach Randy Dodge is as much a fixture as any other figure in the Southern California soccer scene.
Since taking over the Wolverines’ girls program in 1997, he has witnessed his fair share of greatness. His teams have seen and produced a lengthy list of pro-level talents. That group includes Allison Sc
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Servite’s wrestling team will try to claim a second consecutive CIF-SS Dual title Saturday.
The Friars are the top seed in the Coastal Division meet at Marina.
League champions are the only teams guaranteed a spot in the 16-team brackets. Second-place finishers have to apply for an at-l
SANTA ANA – Mater Dei’s MJ Cage delivered one of his stronger performances of the season in a 79-72 win over Shadow Mountain of Phoenix, Ariz., on Friday night in the Nike Extravaganza at Mater Dei.
SAN CLEMENTE – Not that long ago, San Clemente’s boys basketball team had gone 35 years without a league title. All of a sudden, the Tritons are establishing a legacy in the South Coast League.
San Clemente pressured Aliso Niguel from the tip and surged to a 77-64 victory on its home floor Friday to clinch at least a share of
ANAHEIM – On the surface, fifth-ranked Esperanza is a young team, with just three seniors on the roster.
The Aztecs proved again Friday night that looks can be deceiving, as they pulled out a hard-fought 64-57 victory over visiting Villa Park in a Crestview League game.
The victory clinched at least a share of the title for
IRVINE – Northwood clinched a share of the Pacific Coast League title with a 52-38 victory over Woodbridge on Friday night at Woodbridge.
But the Timberwolves (20-5, 8-0 PCL) still have some unfinished business.
“We still got two games left, so we’re trying to go 10-0,” said Northwood 6-foot-7 senior cente
MISSION VIEJO – Capistrano Valley Christian coach Zach Brogdon was animated on the sideline during his team’s 68-60 victory over San Joaquin League rival Saddleback Valley Christian on Friday at Saddleback College.
The Eagles matched their coach’s intensity and it showed on the defensive end, especially in limiti
SANTA ANA – Loara came from behind to defeat Santa Ana, 42-39, Friday night in a Golden West League boys basketball game at Santa Ana.
Down by one point with 6.6 seconds on the clock, Santa Ana (12-12, 4-4) had one chance at a game-winner. It never got off a shot. Loara (12-13, 6-2) stymied the Saints with its defense, blocking two
She was, perhaps, Greg and Matt Baker’s best-kept secret.
Having worked with the Bakers for the past two-plus seasons in club, JSerra freshman forward Isabella D’Aquila is now taking Orange County high school soccer by storm, one goal – and sometimes more than that – at a time.
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Huntington Beach’s girls soccer team won its first Sunset League title last year.
Against fifth-ranked Edison, the No. 10 Oilers showed that they’re serious about getting a second bite of the apple.
Huntington Beach struck three times in the first half to defeat the Chargers, 3-1, Thursday nig
Corona del Mar’s girls water polo team lost Maddie Musselman to the U.S. national team before the season, and it entered a pivotal showdown Thursday night in the Irvine Southern California Championships without another standout.
Corona del Mar still has plenty of pride, perhaps the top goalie in Orange County and some emergi
ANAHEIM – Fairmont Prep came up just three seconds shy of blanking rival Orangewood Academy in the second quarter, a late free throw serving as the lone point surrendered.
It carried that defensive dominance over into the second half, limiting the visiting Spartans to a mere four points in the third quarter.