LOS ALAMITOS – His game is effortless. His name, well, that can require a little sweat.
All together now, nice and slow: “EE-ah-soo.”
The parents of Eyassu Worku, a couple who had immigrated to the United States two years earlier,... Full story
At the end of the night, Mater Dei’s boys basketball team could say it had done what was expected.
The top-ranked Monarchs extended their reign as king of the Trinity League, clinching their 28th consecutive league title with a victory over a ... Full story
We're just days away from the big announcement.
Can you feel the excitement?
On Friday, OC Varsity will announce this year's rankings of the best student sections in the county. (This is for boys basketball only.)
We'll crown the 2016 champ... Full story
SANTA ANA – Some teams don’t want to play in the Open Division.
Santa Margarita does. The Eagles just might have proved they belong in the elite group of CIF-Southern Section boys basketball playoff teams Saturday with a 60-45 win over... Full story
FULLERTON – Sonora coach Mike Murphy’s boys basketball teams have had a lot of success. The Raiders have won 15 of a possible 26 Freeway League titles in Murphy’s time with the school, including the last three.
With experience like... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH – Los Alamitos got the win Friday night, but the Griffins had to do it Newport Harbor’s way.
The Sailors were determined to put a cap on Los Alamitos standout guard Eyassu Worku, and did as good a job as anyone has this sea... Full story
SAN CLEMENTE – Not that long ago, San Clemente’s boys basketball team had gone 35 years without a league title. All of a sudden, the Tritons are establishing a legacy in the South Coast League.
San Clemente pressured Aliso Niguel from th... Full story
ANAHEIM – On the surface, fifth-ranked Esperanza is a young team, with just three seniors on the roster.
The Aztecs proved again Friday night that looks can be deceiving, as they pulled out a hard-fought 64-57 victory over visiting Villa Park ... Full story
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – Again, Santa Margarita got close to Mater Dei in the fourth quarter. Again, Mater Dei pulled away to win.
Mater Dei went from a 12-point lead to start the fourth quarter to a two-point lead before beating Santa Margari... Full story
Corona del Mar received key contributions from its bench Tuesday in an 87-81 win over Beckman in a Pacific Coast League boys basketball game at Beckman.
Sea Kings reserves scored 14 points of the team’s 32 fourth-quarter points. Since Beckman ... Full story