His name fits his stature, but not the way he plays.
Tustin’s 5-foot-9 point guard T.J. Shorts had another big game. He scored 14 points in the fourth quarter Friday as the Tillers beat Valenci... Full story
BELLFLOWER – How are you going to respond in crunch time when it matters most?
That’s the question Orange Lutheran was presented with Friday night, on the road in front of a hostile crowd at St. John Bosco High.
After a back-and-forth t... Full story
Mater Dei made it obvious last week that it is the No. 1 boys basketball team in Orange County.
Orange Lutheran made it obvious Wednesday that it is No. 2.
The Lancers took control early and did not lose it Wednesday. They beat Santa Margarita, 67-... Full story
MISSION VIEJO – Aaron Harris has come a long way in a short period of time.
Last year, he was a reserve for the Trabuco Hills boys basketball team. This year, as the team’s only returner, he has stepped into the role of leader.
The seni... Full story
Practicing free throws might be boring. But it sure can be important.
Foothill was 14 for 14 at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter Tuesday as the Knights beat Canyon, 67-63, at Canyon High in the Crestview League opener for both.
Reed Nakaki... Full story
Mater Dei coach Gary McKnight this week learned something about his team’s depth.
Mater Dei, minus two starters, defeated Orange Lutheran, 70-51, Friday in a Trinity League boys basketball game at Mater Dei High.
It was a ma... Full story
PLACENTIA – There are those rare moments in life when thinking is completely overrated. Downright frowned upon in some cases.
Esperanza’s Kezie Okpala was presented with one of those situations Friday night.
Trailing by two points and t... Full story
GARDEN GROVE – For the last month, Garden Grove’s boys basketball team has been writing its way into the school record book.
The Argonauts set the school record for points in a game with 105 against Baldwin Park on Jan. 9.
On Friday nig... Full story
ANAHEIM – Get in trouble or play basketball.
Those were the choices Savanna senior Michael Enis had growing up in Compton.
He was kept away from trouble by his father, who taught him how to hold his own against older kids in recreational and ... Full story
Sonora is getting healthier. If that means Sonora is about to get better, watch out.
The Raiders, now with all the pieces in place, blitzed Sunny Hills, 66-45, on Wednesday at Sonora High in the Freeway League opener for both.
Ben Rico, a senior gu... Full story
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – It’s a question that has been tossed around since the start of the boys basketball season.
Who is the best player in Orange County?
Mater Dei shooting guard Rex Pflueger made a compelling case for himself Wednes... Full story