OCVarsity’s preaseason boys basketball top 10:
1. Mater Dei: This is the usual position for the Monarchs because they have the usual talent and depth. Point guard Spencer Freedman was All-Orang... Full story
Kezie Okpala has grown into his role as a senior leader for the Esperanza basketball team.
Okpala was 6-foot-2 as a sophomore. Now he is 6-8.
“Kezie started for us his sophomore year,” Esperanza coach Mark Hill said. “He was a pre... Full story
OCVarsity’s top five players to watch this season:
Spencer Freedman, Mater Dei
He was All-Orange County first team last season as a sophomore and was named to the All-CIF Southern Section Open Division team. A 6-foot-1 left-hander, Freedman s... Full story
OCVarsity’s list of the other top players to watch this season.
OTHER TOP PLAYERS TO WATCH
Paulo Araujo, Foothill, Sr.; Jacob Alamudun, Marina, So.; David Atencio, Edison, Jr.; Michael Bagatourian, Crean Lutheran, Sr.; Dawson Baker, Capi... Full story
OCVarsity’s list of the important dates during the boys basketball season:
Irvine World News/Gary Raya/SoCal Elite Classic at El Dorado, Irvine, Woodbridge and University, Dec. 12-17
North Orange County Championships at Canyon, Servite and So... Full story
The kid always had been healthy, full of life and desire and passion, his answer to any challenge on the basketball court generally the same:
Bring more energy.
That’s how he came into the world, in fact, eager and on a fast break, Brian Chen... Full story
Winter Sports Coaches,
We need varsity team rosters, game schedules and other information about your teams.
Please click on a link below to download a team survey in Microsoft Word format (.doc). Fill out the survey, save it and email it back to us... Full story
Jemarl Baker, one of the stop boys basketball players in the state, said Thursday night that he will remain at Roosevelt of Eastvale for his senior season and not transfer to Mater Dei, as had been speculated.
"Roosevelt is home," Baker said in a Tw... Full story
In 2006, JSerra hired Brett Kay, then 26, away from Capistrano Valley Christian to coach its baseball team.
That worked out well for JSerra. Kay has coached the Lions to three Trinity League championships, recently earned his 200th career coaching v... Full story
The Register has made its selections for the All-County boys and girls basketball teams, including the winners of the O.C. Player of the Year and O.C. Coach of the Year awards.
As part of our coverage, we have photos from special photo sessions we... Full story
The Register’s All-Couny boys basketball first team.
Los Alamitos, Guard, Sr.
The Register’s player of the year.
Villa Park, Forward, Jr.
He was All-Crestview League first team. Surprisingly nimble for bei... Full story