YORBA LINDA – The dejected image of defeat spread evenly across the faces of the Servite boys soccer team as it staggered off the pitch at Yorba Linda High on Saturday.
The top-seeded Friars&rs... Full story
The Servite boys soccer team is tired. Playing 30 games in three months has taken a toll, so how Coach Jon Spencer manages a game is key to the Friars’ success at this point.
On Thursday at Santa Ana Stadium, Spencer went to his bench often, a... Full story
Tim Lloyd has rarely played for the Servite boys soccer team this season, but the 10 minutes that he was on the field against Oceanside on Tuesday at Cal State Fullerton helped extend the Friars’ postseason for more game at least.
The junior g... Full story
LAKE FOREST – - Early in the second half of Tuesday’s CIF Southern California Division 1 Regional boys soccer game, El Toro coach Shawn Watts begged his team to “play with some urgency.” They did, but it was too little and too... Full story
DOWNEY – Servite coach Jon Spencer was understandably tense before Saturday night’s CIF-SS Division 1 boys soccer championship against El Toro.
The Friars had come close to the ultimate goal before – they lost in the final in 2013 ... Full story
CORONA - At first, Santiago boys soccer coach Sean Redmond thought it was a joke when Julio Galicia said he wanted to do the long throws for the Cavaliers.
The sophomore midfielder is the smallest kid on the team, so how would he be able to chuck a ... Full story
CORONA – Its run was improbable.
Santa Ana’s boys soccer team had played the role of road warrior to perfection.
After three straight road shutouts to advance to the CIF-SS final, it looked as though the Saints would ride their back lin... Full story
LAKE FOREST - Ezekiel Ochoa just wanted one more chance to make a difference. Luckily for El Toro, he got it.
After sitting out nearly an hour of game time because of cramps in both of his legs, the junior forward went back onto the field during the... Full story
LOS ANGELES — Servite had been here before after a CIF-SS Division 1 semifinal boys soccer match, celebrating a victory against Loyola of Los Angeles.
This time, though, the Friars hope the next chapter of their playoff story has a happier end... Full story
BELLFLOWER - The Godinez boys soccer team overcame a lot during the postseason.
The Grizzlies lost three players to injuries since the start of the playoffs, including top scorers Ricardo Ayala (broken foot) and Eric Torres (hamstring).
Miguel Garc... Full story
LAKE FOREST – Two El Toro boys soccer players picked the water cooler up off the bench and headed onto the field, making a beeline for Coach Shawn Watts.
Watts spotted them, turned around, wagged a finger and stopped them in their tracks.
But... Full story