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.
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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
(Video: Steve Fryer and Jonathan Khamis break down all of the regional finals.)
Life is replete with second chances, even in high school basketball.
The Esperanza, Mater Dei and Villa Park boys basketball teams did not win CIF-Southern Section ch... Full story
OCVarsity's Steve Fryer and Jonathan Khamis break down the Southern California Regional championship games for Mater Dei, Esperanza and Villa Park.
The big question: What can the Monarchs do to win their rematch with Bishop Montgomery in the Open ... Full story
SANTA ANA – Mater Dei gets a second chance. Two second chances, really.
The Monarchs beat St. Augustine of San Diego, 63-57, Tuesday in a CIF Southern California Regional Open Division semifinal at Mater Dei.
The win sets up a rematch Saturda... Full story
ANAHEIM - Early in the fourth quarter, the Esperanza student section told the Crossroads of Santa Monica basketball team what everyone in the gym had already figured out.
After a tough drive and basket for Kezie Okpala, the students chanted “Y... Full story
VILLA PARK — Villa Park could have been shell-shocked after blowing a five-point lead with 25 seconds to play in regulation and being forced into overtime against Orange Glen of Escondido in a CIF Southern California Division III regional semif... Full story