The county’s high school football scene produced a lot of excitement and drama Friday night as teams played their Week 8 games.
There were plenty of stars on the field, and you can read all abo... Full story
NORWALK – Mater Dei’s special teams provided the second-half spark. The Monarchs’ defense sealed a streak-snapping victory.
Amon-Ra St. Brown returned a punt 75 yards for a touchdown early in the second half and an interception b... Full story
CERRITOS – Mater Dei was missing a stripe.
The Monarchs have three white stripes on their red helmets. The stripes represent, as their motto goes, “Pride, Poise and Courage.” That middle stripe, the “Poise” one, had d... Full story
BUENA PARK – OliviaGrace Le White was born at 5:30 Sunday morning, on the eve of arguably the most important week of her father’s coaching career.
Her father, Anthony White, was stationed in the hospital with his immediate family through... Full story
SAN CLEMENTE – When San Clemente players came out for warmups before their South Coast League matchup against San Juan Hills, a sign was visible from the visitors’ side that read “One Town Two Teams.”
For the Tritons, Friday ... Full story
COSTA MESA – The Servite and Orange Lutheran series has produced some nail-biters and some Trinity League instant classics in recent years.
The Friars won on a Hail Mary one year and the Lancers scored the winning touchdown on the last play la... Full story
COSTA MESA – Cole Kinder rushed for 159 yards and a touchdown and Dayne Chalmers caught two touchdown passes for Newport Harbor in a 34-8 Sunset League win over Huntington Beach on Thursday at Orange Coast College.
It was a critical game for t... Full story
GAME OF THE WEEK
NO. 1 MATER DEI (7-0 overall, 2-0 league) VS. ST. JOHN BOSCO (6-1, 2-0)
Where, when: Cerritos College, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Live coverage: Fox Sports West
Coaches: Mater Dei, Bruce Rollinson (266-82-2 at Mater Dei);... Full story
SANTA ANA – The juicy, thickly cut reward arrives the Thursday following the shutout.
Once practice and film session end, tables are set near the athletic fields and members of Mater Dei’s unheralded defense are treated to a steak dinner... Full story
Here is a look at the Week 8 football games:
All games 7 p.m. unless noted
KENNEDY (5-2, 2-0) VS. NO. 19 TUSTIN (6-1, 2-0)
Where, when: Tustin High, 7 p.m.
Analysis: These teams are tied for first place in the Empire League. Kennedy h... Full story
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Mater Dei vs. St. John Bosco is the game of the week, obviously.
It’s the game of the year, too.
A full-house can be expected for their Trinity League game at Cerritos College on Friday.
M... Full story