Search:
Varsity sites:
LA
|
IE
|
SoCalVarsity.com

2014 Sports Archive Stories

Sort By: Date Headline Author/Byline Available Categories:
  • Paramount transfer lands at JSerra BY DAN ALBANO
    Paramount junior Edward Vander (6-1, 195) has enrolled at JSerra and is playing running back and linebacker, Lions football coach Jim Hartigan said. Vander is the second Paramount standout player to transfer to Orange County, joining junior running back Nick Hutson at Mater Dei. Vander played safety and running back
    Fri Aug 22, 2014
  • 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
  • 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 8-21-14 17 commits P
    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
    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, rushi
    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
  • 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' 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Football recruiting: Cypress' Pounds adds Pac-12 offer BY DAN ALBANO
    Cypress senior-to-be wide receiver/defensive back Quinten Pounds (6-1, 180) has been offered by Cal, Centurions football coach Rick Feldman reports. Pounds also has Pac-12 offers C
    Sat Aug 16, 2014
  • Season starts with some interesting twists, turns BY STEVE FRYER
    Football practice is in full gear in Orange County. With football pretty much a year-round operation now, the final weeks of August can be a fine-tuning period for many teams. But there still are starting positions to be settled, offensive and defensive schemes to be adjusted. And with the new rules this season – a cap of 1
    Fri Aug 15, 2014
  • Miller: Marrujo's coaching career began with a call BY JEFF MILLER
    PLACENTIA – He was going to become something important in life, probably an attorney. But then the phone rang and Mike Marrujo went from searching for his career to discovering his purpose, discovering it in the most innocuous of places: On a football field, one full of high school freshmen. Now, 40-something years
    Fri Aug 15, 2014
  • OCVarsity rankings: O.C.'s top defensive linemen BY DAN ALBANO
    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
    Fri Aug 15, 2014
  • Tolver departs; Kirchmeyer takes over at Sage Hill By STEVE FRYER
    JR Tolver has resigned as Sage Hill football coach. The school announced that Tom Kirchmeyer, an assistant coach, is interim coach. Tolver resigned for personal and professional reasons, Sage Hill announced. He coached the Lightning for six seasons. Sage Hill was 23-30 during Tolver's tenure. Sage Hill last year was
    Fri Aug 15, 2014
  • OCVarsity rankings: O.C.'s top offensive linemen BY DAN ALBANO
    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
    Thu Aug 14, 2014
  • Breeland to miss Trabuco Hills' opener BY MARK GARCIA
    Trabuco Hills senior Jacob Breeland, considered one of the top returning receivers in the county, will likely miss the team's season opener, first-year coach Tony Henney said Wednesday. Breeland, who led the Mustangs with 36 receptions for 753 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2013, injured his knee this summer while jumping into a pool.
    Thu Aug 14, 2014
  • OCVarsity rankings: Top receivers and tight ends 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 13, 2014