LONG BEACH – Brea Olinda knew it got a tough draw and that it would be the underdog against top-seeded Long Beach Poly in the first round of the CIF-SS girls basketball playoffs.
The Ladycats w... Full story
STUDIO CITY -- Jayda Ruffus-Milner spent most of the second half on the bench as the Harvard-Westlake junior was plagued with foul trouble. Perhaps it wasn't such a bad thing for the Wolverines.
With Mater Dei leading by nine with 4:37 left, Ruffus-... Full story
MISSION VIEJO - Ella Gardiner’s running jump shot at the buzzer in overtime lifted San Clemente to a 41-40 victory over Trabuco Hills in a CIF-SS Division 3AA second-round playoff game Saturday night at Trabuco Hills High.
Gardiner’s sho... Full story
LOS ALAMITOS — Los Alamitos coach Rich Alvarez warned the Griffins going into their CIF Southern Section 1AA girls second round playoff game Saturday night that Norco’s only path to success was a 30-point plus game from point guard Naomi ... Full story
MISSION HILLS - The Alemany and Troy girls basketball programs needed no introductions Saturday night. The teams were meeting for the fourth time in the past two years and know each other well.
However, Troy keeps winning the more meaningful co... Full story
MONTEBELLO - For the third year in a row, Esperanza's girls basketball team is headed to the CIF-Southern Section quarterfinals.
The Aztecs earned another trip with a 50-42 victory over Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Montebello on Saturday night in a Divi... Full story
Owning a 14-point edge in the latter stages of the third quarter, there were several possessions where Esperanza had the opportunity to put Tesoro away for good, but the pesky Titans managed to stay within striking distance by converting a handful of... Full story
DANA POINT – In the most crucial moments of the game, the La Habra girls basketball team turned to what it knows best. Senior guard Alexis Vigil hit the ground for a loose ball that resulted in a pair of free throws. She made the first, missed ... Full story
Jeff Sink spent the majority of Sunday afternoon walking the confines of the San Diego Zoo, a sanctuary of sorts for Brea Olinda’s girls basketball coach who enjoys photographing wildlife during his time away from the court.
Making a trip sout... Full story
The road to championship weekend has been set, all that’s left for the girls basketball teams to do is navigate their way to the ultimate destination.
The CIF-SS released brackets for all 12 divisions Sunday afternoon, setting the stage for th... Full story
The CIF-SS released the 16 teams selected to the girls Open Division of the playoffs on Friday afternoon and five Orange County teams earned bids to the section’s elite bracket.
Brea Olinda, Fairmont Prep, Mater Dei, Orangewood Academy and Tro... Full story