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 basketb... 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
VILLA PARK – Smiles reigned supreme on the faces of Villa Park’s boys basketball team at the end of Tuesday’s game against Foothill.
The Spartans tasted victory in a league game for the first time since 2014, their first in the Cre... Full story
YORBA LINDA -- No longer is Yorba Linda the hunter.
With big-game wins this season over 2015 CIF-SS titlists Canyon and Foothill, Mustangs coach Jason Pietsch knows his program isn’t the underdog it was when the team’s current senio... Full story
It’s Nike Extravaganza week.
The 21st edition of the two-day event, Friday and Saturday at Mater Dei, again is loaded with state-ranked teams. Eight teams playing in the Nike Extravaganza are in CalHiSports.com’s California top 20: No.... Full story
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Pepe Garcia was 0 for 5 on 3-point shots when he got the ball behind the 3-point line in the final minute.
“So I was kind of nervous,” Garcia said.
With his Los Alamitos team trailing Edison by two points, Garci... Full story