A look at Orange County boys basketball:
• Mario Soto, a 6-foot-6 senior, is in the process of transferring from Mater Dei to Saddleback Valley Christian. The CIF-Southern Section on Monday was ... Full story
The Kickoff Classic concluded with a gem as the No. 8 Canyon boys basketball team defeated No. 7 Sonora, 61-59, on Saturday night in the championship game at El Modena High.
Nick Anderson scored 27 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, to lead... Full story
MISSION VIEJO -- When the Mater Dei offense sinks into a lull, or when the opposing team scores a potential momentum-changing basket, the Monarchs' response is simple and effective.
Put the ball in Stanley Johnson's hands.
The senior star put Mater... Full story
HUNTINGTON BEACH -- Behind a stellar 25-point performance by Sean Harman, No.2 El Toro defeated Orange Lutheran, 60-40, Friday in the semifinals of the Jim Harris Memorial Tournament of Champions at Ocean View High.
Harman made 10 of 12 shots, inclu... Full story
A 2-0 start to this season had given Dana Hills boys basketball coach Tom Desiano and his players some confidence.
But No. 5 Foothill showed the Dolphins that there's still plenty of room for them to improve.
The Knights dominated defensively and g... Full story
The CIF-Southern Section introduces an Open Division to this season’s playoffs.
The 16 teams in the Open Division can have any size of enrollment and can come from any league. Teams will be selected based upon criteria that include overall rec... Full story
Sam Darnold’s recovery from a broken left foot is going faster than he or his doctor expected.
The San Clemente junior, who was injured early in the football season, is anticipating a return to game action on the basketball court around Christ... Full story
IRVINE – There had been talk that no matter which college got him, Stanley Johnson would be a one-and-done guy.
That is, one year of college basketball before departing for the NBA.
Mater Dei’s Johnson, the No. 9 basketball prospect in ... Full story
ANAHEIM - Mater Dei boys basketball player Stanley Johnson didn’t hesitate when asked to remember his first scholarship offer.
“It was USC,” Johnson said quickly. “I was in eighth grade going into my freshman year. (USC offer... Full story
As we head toward the 2013-14 winter sports season, we need your help to supply us with rosters and other information about your teams.
Click on the relevant sport names below to download a team survey in Microsoft Word format (.doc). Fill out the s... Full story