Baseball has many “don’t jinx it” superstitions, like not discussing a potential no-hitter that is in progress.
Laguna Beach this week might set the Orange County baseball record for consecutive league wins. The Breakers tied the c... Full story
Trona might become the new normal.
Trona High, located in the high desert of San Bernardino County, has an on-campus dirt football field. Grass cannot grow there and the school has no artificial turf. The dirt is watered, leveled and lined on game d... Full story
Around the horn in county baseball:
• JSerra plays St. Francis of Mountain View in the Boras Classic championship game Saturday at noon at Cal State Fullerton. JSerra, No. 1 in calhisports.com’s California top 20, won the South bracket an... Full story
Sofia Tam was a bit late for softball practice at Century. When she got to the field, she found the school’s principal and vice-principal waiting for her.
“I thought, ‘Uh-oh,’” Tam said. “‘What did I do now?... Full story
The other nine teams in the Coast View Conference know what Mission Viejo is dealing with. So do the eight teams in the Century Conference.
“We’re 16-7,” Mission Viejo coach Chris Ashbach said. “But we’ve played only fo... Full story
Great pitchers are all over south Orange County baseball and in the Sunset and Trinity leagues, too. JSerra alone could have multiple pitchers on the All-County and All-CIF teams.
Other leagues have terrific hurlers. This week in the Golden West Lea... Full story
While Marina was winning the Ryan Lemmon Invitational and JSerra was winning the South bracket of the Boras Classic, Foothill was doing plenty of winning of its own 200 miles to the north.
The Knights won the Righetti Tournament in Santa Maria last ... Full story
Every Arcadia Invitational has a few races and events that will provide great competition and excitement.
This year, the boys 300-meter hurdles will be one of those races at Arcadia, which outside of the CIF sectional and state meets is annually the... Full story
Around the horn in Orange County baseball:
• El Modena has produced some excellent baseball players, including Atlanta Braves all-star Freddie Freeman. The latest could be Brett Conine, a senior pitcher/first baseman who signed with Cal State F... Full story
The following is a semi-encompassing review of the 2014-15 boys basketball season.
Subtitled “The State of Orange County Basketball” …
• The quality of play in the county is OK. It would be better if players would stop passi... Full story