It is a high school baseball axiom that the first team to make the big mistake will lose.
That big mistake happened in the eighth inning of the Orange Lutheran-Huntington Beach playoff game Tuesday... Full story
Mike Curran announced his retirement as Esperanza’s baseball coach after the team’s loss in the CIF-SS playoffs Tuesday.
Curran, 65, coached Esperanza for 37 seasons. His record there was 651-326-6. Curran’s wins total is second mo... Full story
SANTA ANA – Carter of Rialto made the big statements early, but it was Foothill that made the little things count on Tuesday.
Foothill used small ball to keep pace and pull away from Carter of Rialto to win, 8-2, in a CIF-SS Division 2 second ... Full story
Brett Super continues to live up to his last name.
In 20 innings this month, the junior right-handed pitcher at Sage Hill has allowed no runs and six hits, and has 30 strikeouts with only four walks.
For the season, Super is 11-0 with a 0.60 ... Full story
O.C. TOP 10
(Records through Sunday)
1. JSerra (25-6, 50 poll points)
Division 1 top-seeded Lions shut out Dana Hills, 3-0, in first round.
2. El Toro (24-5, 45)
Chargers, seeded second in Division 1, blanked Kennedy, 4-0, in first round.
3. ... Full story
CYPRESS – James Acuna picked a good day to throw his first no-hitter.
Acuna did just that Friday in Cypress’ 3-0 win over Edison in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1 first-round playoff game at Cypress.
“My first one,” Acu... Full story
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – The bleachers were packed 15 minutes before first pitch Friday afternoon at JSerra for the Lions’ first-round CIF-SS Division 1 baseball playoff game against Dana Hills. “It’s like a freaking seventh game... Full story
ANAHEIM – Esperanza baseball coach Mike Curran told his team, “Boys, we’re practicing tomorrow!”
The Aztecs let out a cheer, happy to still have a reason to practice.
Esperanza scored only one run and was held to three hits,... Full story
Evan Mickelson’s drive off of the top of the right-field fence drove in the winning run for Foothill in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Knights defeated San Juan Hills, 4-3, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 2 first-round playoff game a... Full story
LAGUNA BEACH - Laguna Beach coach Michael Blair bored it into Connor Basile’s head all season: Sprint to first on a dropped third strike — it’ll matter one day if you reach base. That day came Thursday, when Orange Coast League cham... Full story
HUNTINGTON BEACH – The regular season could be described as anything but smooth sailing for Edison’s baseball team.
With an overall record that was below .500, the Chargers reached the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs as the Sunset League&rsqu... Full story