Steve Fryer

Fryer: O.C. Championships loaded with top volleyball teams
They call it the Orange County Championships. And they aren’t kidding. The top seven boys volleyball teams in the county top 10 are in the Orange County Championships. The two-division tournament begins with pool play today at Corona del Mar, ... Full story
Fryer: JSerra's talented roster will be tested
JSerra has all of the elements of a great team. Now the Lions have to put those elements together on the field. “This team has a chance to be the best team we’ve had,” JSerra coach Brett Kay said. “We’ve got 10 starter... Full story
Fryer: Trinity League loaded with top girls teams
The Trinity League is known for being great in many sports. The sport in which it might most excel this school year is girls basketball. All five of the league’s teams – JSerra, Mater Dei, Orange Lutheran, Rosary and Santa Margarita &nda... Full story
Fryer: Canyon's comeback leaves a few marks
Canyon broke or tied 28 CIF-Southern Section records Saturday. The Comanches’ 103-98 double-overtime win over Lawndale in the Division 2AA championship game at Honda Center set a bunch of marks for 2AA finals, which were first played in 1989. ... Full story
Fryer: Cypress soccer peaking at right time
It was not a good December for the Cypress girls soccer team. The Centurions were tying or losing against teams they probably should have defeated. A good reason for that existed. “At one time we had eight players out,” Cypress coach Ni... Full story
Fryer: Tesoro has it all figured out now
It was late December. Tesoro had a record of 5-8. The Titans are 14-2 since, including three playoff wins in CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA. One of those playoff wins was a 67-62 victory over top-seeded Thousand Oaks on Friday. Tesoro plays today... Full story
Fryer: It's batters up for baseball, softball
Weather permitting – and isn’t that always the situation, this time of year? – spring sports get started Saturday. Spring sports can have their first official CIF-Southern Section competition Saturday. In baseball, the game of the... Full story
Fryer: Crean Lutheran savoring every bite of playoffs
Crean Lutheran had not won a boys basketball playoff game until last week. The Saints beat Rim of the World, of Lake Arrohead, 57-31, on Wednesday in a CIF-Southern Section Divission 4A first-round game. They did not stop there. Crean beat Don Bosco... Full story
Fryer: Fans get their wish with Brea vs. Mater Dei
It’s the girls basketball game everybody wanted. Mater Dei plays Brea Olinda on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Open Division playoffs. The game is at Brea. Mater Dei is No. 1 and Brea is No. 2 in this week’s cou... Full story
Fryer's predictions for the basketball playoffs
They played there. Now they are coaching there. And they want to win CIF-SS championships there. Eddie Courtemarche and Marc Popovich are among several Orange County high school boys basketball coaches who are coaching at their alma mater. Courtema... Full story
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Santa Margarita 0, Pacifica 4 - 7th Inns - Completed


Esperanza 10, Newport Harbor 11 - 00:00 2nd Period - Completed


Saddleback Valley Christian 25, Laguna Hills 21 - 4th Set - Completed


Cypress 5, Los Alamitos 3 - 7th Inns - Completed


Chaminade 44, Mater Dei 48 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


El Dorado 46, Brea Olinda 50 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Newport Harbor 0, Los Alamitos 4 - 7th Inns - Completed


Huntington Beach 5, Edison 5 - 8th Inns - Completed


JSerra 43, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth 54 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Sylmar 3, Servite 1 - 40:00 2nd Half - Completed