St. John Bosco remains atop this week’s SoCal Varsity Top 20 poll but there’s plenty of intriguing movement to watch below as the Pac-5 Division semifinals approach.
Centennial of Corona, coming off a second-round upset of Mater Dei
Here are the results from the first round of the CIF SoCal Regional girls volleyball championships and the schedule for Saturday's second round.
Redondo Union def. Palisades, 25-11, 25-12, 25-13
Clovis def. Aliso Niguel, 25-14, 25-22, 14-25, 9-25, 15-8
Mater Dei def. Point Loma, 25-17, 25-19, 25-
The Mater Dei girls volleyball team needed to have a short memory regarding its loss Saturday in the CIF-SS Division 1AA final.
From the looks of things, that’s the exact approach they took as they opened the CIF Division I Southern California Regional championships with a sweep of visiting Point Loma of San Diego, 25-17, 25-19, 25
She tied for eighth in the CIF State Championship, shooting a 1-over-par 75 at Red Hill Country Club in Rancho Cucamonga. She was one of just two Orange County girls golfers to qualify for the tournament.
There was talk Saturday that Foothill’s boys water polo team earned a degree of redemption by capturing the CIF Division 2 title, one season after falling in the championship game.
Ever-steady and positive Foothill coach Jim Brumm, however, wasn’t on the redemption bandwagon.
“It was not redemption (
Here are the CIF-SS preseason boys soccer polls for the 2014-15 season.
1. Loyola, 2. San Clemente, 3. Corona, 4. Servite, 5. St. John Bosco, 6. Edison, 7. Palos Verdes, 8. Royal, 9. Warren, 10. Paramount
1. Anaheim, 2. Esperanza, 3. Century, 4. Aliso
The CIF-SS preseason soccer polls for the 2014-15 season:
1. Santa Margarita, 2. Edison, 3. Harvard-Westlake, 4. Foothill, 5. Aliso Niguel, 6. Chino Hills, 7. San Clemente, 8. Villa Park, 9. Upland, 10t. Capistrano Valley, 10t. Los Osos, 10t. Los Alamitos
OC Varsity's Steve Fryer, Dan Albano and Jonathan Khamis preview the CIF semifinals in the West Valley and Southwest divisions.
Can Mission Viejo make it to the finals?
Is it Buena Park's year?
Video by Jonathan Khamis, OCVarsity.com.
Here is an updated schedule for the CIF-SS football semifinals:
**Updated Tuesday, 5 p.m.**
CIF-SS FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS
All games Friday unless noted
Long Beach Poly vs. St. John Bosco, at Ce
Thanksgiving morning practice is sacred ground in the high school football community.
Strapping up the helmet for walk-throughs prior to a holiday feast is one of the signs a team has had a successful campaign.
This year, 11 local teams are in a position to practice Thursday morning. Of those schools, two squads have made it to t
Quarterback might be the most difficult position to master in team sports.
The Southwest Division semifinalists have masters at the position.
Three of the four quarterbacks starting for Southwest semifinals teams are in the top 10 in Orange County for passing yards. A fourth is 19th in that category.
In one of
Brumley ran a 17:50 to grab the final at-large berth for the Division 2 state meet in Clovis. The Titans senior tied for the fourth-best county time of the day, improving her season-best time on the course by 11 secon
Shellito ran a time of 15:01 to help Brea Olinda to the CIF-SS Division 3 title. The Wildcats senior ran the third best county time on Saturday. He set a personal record for the Mt. SAC course.
REGISTER O.C. MEDIA POLL
1. JSerra, 10-2 (100 points)
The Lions school-history-making season ended with a 24-17 loss to Bishop Amat of La Puente in the second round of the Pac-5 Division playoffs. They beat Mater Dei for the first time, got to
The senior safety racked up eight solo tackles and three assists, broke up a pass and recovered a fumble to help Buena Park defeat fourth-seeded Villa Park, 14-0, in the second round of the CIF Southwest Division playoffs.
He threw for 286 yards and five touchdowns in the Tritons’ 56-6 win over Foothill in a CIF-Southern Section Southwest Division second-round playoff game. Darnold, a 6-foot-4, 209-pounds senior who comm
Laguna Beach High School
After leading the Breakers to a semifinals appearance in the CIF-SS Division 2 team playoffs two weeks ago, Dvorak helped Laguna Beach win a match in last week’s Southern California Regional tournament. The talented senior went unbeaten this season in capturing the Orange