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)... Full story
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... Full story
ANAHEIM - Pacifica boys basketball coach David Friedman was concerned Friday night when the Mariners’ point guard suffered an injury and two key players fouled out late in a tight game.
But much like his players, Friedman remained confident an... Full story
Woodbridge overcame an 11-point, second-half deficit to beat Valencia, 63-59, Wednesday at Northwood High in a second-round game of the Irvine World News/Gary Raya Classic.
Woodbridge will play Esperanza in a tournament semifinal Friday. Esperanza b... Full story
The Orange County North/South Challenge again will have many of the county’s top teams in it when the two-day showcase is played at El Toro on Monday and Tuesday of next week.
Among the matchups for the 16th edition of the event: Mission Viejo... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH – Gary McKnight’s most important win happened 18 years ago, when he beat cancer.
Another glorious triumph was when he convinced Judy Keithley to marry him 39 years ago.
McKnight got another significant victory Friday. He b... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH - George Wilson had the fourth quarter that Tustin coach Ringo Bossenmeyer had been expecting from the senior forward.
Wilson scored seven of his 14 points, including a four-point play, in the final period to help lead the Tillers to a... Full story
Tustin’s little guy had a big game and so did its big guy.
The appropriately named T.J. Shorts scored a game-high 20 points and Myles Garvin scored 10 points with 10 rebounds for the Tillers in a 61-38 win over Troy in a second-round game of t... Full story
Mater Dei coach Gary McKnight this season will become the first in California boys basketball history to achieve 1,000 wins.
It could happen this week.
The Monarchs are in the Beach Bash Tournament at Corona del Mar. McKnight had 996 wins going int... Full story