CARSON – The official signaled touchdown on the final play and St. Margaret’s players mobbed Charlie Beall for a wild celebration that featured lifted helmets and spirits.
For the next several moments at StubHub Center, the final numbers on the scoreboard didn’t seem to match the postgame reactions of the players
IRVINE - Esperanza held off a fourth-quarter rally by Woodbridge to capture a 61-52 victory in the championship semifinals of the Irvine World News / Gary Raya Classic on Friday night at Irvine.
The Aztecs (7-2) moved into the championship of the 16-team tournament to face San Clemente today at 6 p.m. at Tustin High.
SAN CLEMENTE - Servite has scored two own-goals this season, the most recent Friday night at San Clemente High.
This time, it turned out to be a game-winner.
An uncharacteristic defensive lapse by the Friars in the 37th minute gave Buchanan of Clovis the lead and Diego Banda knocked in two goals after that in the Bears&rsq
ORANGE – Depending on your perspective, the Servite wrestling team is either halfway to another impressive showing in a tournament or already there.
One week after a second-place finish at the Clovis West Shootout, the Friars kicked off the first day of the Mann Classic with 14 wrestlers combining to go 34-0 and advancing to the se
LA HABRA - Sonora will not celebrate a “three-peat” in its tournament this year.
Canyon beat Sonora, 74-73, on Friday in a semifinal of the North Orange County Championships that Sonora has organized and managed since 1976.
Canyon (7-2) will play Edison (8-2) in the tournament championship game today at 7:30 p.m. at S
CARSON - The mood was surprisingly upbeat.
No heads hanging. No one in need of consoling.
In fact, the St. Margaret’s sideline at StubHub Center looked like a USC football tailgate as their players and fans waved two fingers in the air.
“We had too good of a season to let this get us down,” offensive tac
He averaged 32 points a game for the Tartans in the Valley Christian of Cerritos Tournament. Cahill, a 6-foot-4 senior forward, had a high game of 38 points in a 68-56 win over South Torrance in the tournament. For the season, Cahill i
The junior guard led the Timberwolves (8-1) to a 4-0 week, averaging 24.5 points during the stretch, including a season-high 38 points in a 67-65 victory over El Modena. Against El Modena, Hsu made five 3-pointers and has duplicated that result tw
An early-season coaching change stirred waves of controversy. The Sunset League offered long-established currents of resistance. And the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs again tugged to pull Alex Wolf and his teammates under.
But Wolf didn’t budge.
The Huntington Beach senior remained an imposing fixture in goal, blocking
The CIF-SS title was quickly slipping away from the Aliso Niguel girls volleyball team. The Wolverines, who had lost just five sets all season, dropped the first two against Santiago of Corona in the Division 1A final. That’s when senior outside hitter Lindsey Ruddins challenged her teammates to fight for what they w
It is not running unless you are running for something.
Throughout her cross country career at Laguna Hills, Brianna Bartello held those words close to her heart as she competed to the best of her ability.
The senior had many reasons to be inspired to do well this season.
She was running alongside her identical twi
The Capistrano Valley High tennis courts have become a sort of home away from home for Katie Ta.
At 10 years old, Ta was introduced to the courts when she tagged along with her parents to watch her older brother, Matthew, compete for the Cougars boys team.
Those trips became even more common when her older sister,
His talent seemed other-worldly.
Everywhere he went, he won.
He was the face of his team, the county, and quite possibly, the state.
Brea Olinda’s Austin Tamagno had all eyes on him at every cross country meet, but the junior maintained a laser-like focus on one thing - the Foot Locker Nationals.
Click through the slideshow to see photos from the following two girls soccer matches played on Thursday, Dec. 18:Ocean View vs. Laguna Beach at Laguna Beach High School and Ocean View vs. Esperanza at the Mater Dei Premier Invitational.
OCVarsity will have live updates from today's CIF State championship game between St. Margaret's and Central Catholic of Modesto.
Kickoff for the Division IV game is 4 p.m.
The updates will be posted through the OCVarsity Twitter account (@OCVarsity), and you can search for the updates with the hash tag #ocvupdates. We have a Twi