The Esperanza boys basketball team won its first CIF State championship on Saturday in Sacramento.
The Aztecs, led by standout 6-foot-8 senior guard Kezie Okpala and Brendan Harrick, defeated Moreau ... Full story
SACRAMENTO – When a player like Kezie Okpala is on a team’s roster, it is tempting to say that’s a one-man team.
But nobody wins a CIF State basketball championship by being a one-man team.
Esperanza got contributions from sever... Full story
The Register has photos of the action and drama from Villa Park’s overtime loss to Mission of San Francisco in the Division III game of the CIF State boys basketball championships.
The Spartans made a thrilling comeback in the final minutes of... Full story
SACRAMENTO – Villa Park ran out of time, and ran out of players.
With two starters having fouled out in the fourth quarter, Villa Park lost in overtime to Mission of San Francisco, 82-75, Friday in the CIF State Division III boys basketball ch... Full story
ANAHEIM - Travis Kettering found himself alone on a fast-break late in a CIF Southern California Regional Division II boys basketball final Saturday against Pasadena.
It would have been easy for Esperanza’s senior point guard to score on a lay... Full story
VILLA PARK – The Franklins supply the electricity.
The key to the success of the Villa Park boys basketball team, though, might be the diverse contributions made by other Spartans.
Villa Park is on its way to the school’s first appear... Full story
The All-CIF boys basketball teams for the 2016-17 season were released Monday.
The selections were made by the Southern California Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association.
Capistrano Valley's Dawson Baker was selected player of the year for ... Full story
OCVarsity has photos from all five of the basketball regional championship games for the county’s teams this weekend.
There are photos from the three boys games - Mater Dei vs. Bishop Montgomery, Esperanza vs. Pasadena and Villa Park vs. Conol... Full story
LONG BEACH – Mater Dei’s quest for a 12th boys basketball state championship ended with one of the more bizarre losses in the school’s spectacular boys basketball history.
The Monarchs lost to Bishop Montgomery of Torrance, 60-53... Full story
ANAHEIM - The anticipated showdown between Esperanza's Kezie Okpala and Pasadena's Bryce Hamilton didn't disappoint. Okpala, a senior, led the Aztecs with 28 points while scoring from just about everywhere on the court, while Hamilton led his team w... Full story
ONTARIO - Villa Park's boys basketball team seized control with a dominant third quarter and rolled to a 78-67 victory over Colony of Ontario to capture the CIF Southern California Regional Division II championship Saturday at Colony.
The Spartans (... Full story