With CIF-SS playoff brackets being released next month and the second half of league play beginning for many teams next week, there is still plenty to be determined between now and Feb. 12.
Here is a... Full story
The 17-point cushion Dana Hills held midway through the third quarter steadily diminished until it was down to one point with 1:39 left in regulation. With leading scorer Peyton Romo out of the game since she injured her left hand early in the fourth... Full story
Troy senior guard Kianna Smith was one of 24 players in the nation selected Sunday to play in the McDonald’s All-American girls basketball game on March 29 at the United Center in Chicago.
The Cal-bound combo guard one of California’s fo... Full story
FULLERTON – It remains top dog for the time being, but the days of Mater Dei’s girls basketball team stampeding through league play look to be a thing of the past.
After trailing No. 5 Rosary for much of the first three quarters of play,... Full story
Ninety-four feet of hardwood can be difficult to navigate with a defender shadowing you every inch of the way.
El Dorado’s ball-handlers were put through that ordeal by Esperanza’s full-court defensive onslaught Tuesday night.
Led by th... Full story
The near 400-mile bus ride from Phoenix back to Orange County was anything but enjoyable for Orangewood Academy coach Leslie Aragon, as a lackluster 22-point loss to Huntington Beach in a Phoenix tournament replayed on a mental loop the entire trip.
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GIRLS BASKETBALL O.C. TOP 10
1. Mater Dei, 9-5
With juniors Nicole Freeman and Emma Torbert healthy after sustaining early-season injuries, the Monarchs have the look of an elite defensive team.
2. Troy, 7-5
The Warriors had state-ranked Windward... Full story
SANTA ANA – There were minutes at a time – particularly long stretches in the second half – that saw Sonora and Santa Margarita go defensive stop for defensive stop. Over the final 16 minutes of play Saturday afternoon, a total of 1... Full story
The budding star that is Los Alamitos’ Cailyn Crocker officially arrived on Thursday night.
Crocker scored 10 of her game-high 27 points in the final 2:15 of regulation, carrying the Griffins back from a nine-point fourth-quarter hole to claim... Full story
Mater Dei girls basketball coach Kevin Kiernan likened this season’s squad to an ever-changing jigsaw puzzle: a challenge to decipher in certain respects, but rewarding when the pieces mesh on a given night. The Monarchs showed flashes of their... Full story
With most of the county’s girls basketball teams beginning league play next week, the focus this week will be on the Matt Denning Hoops Classic at Mater Dei on Saturday.
The seven-game showcase begins at 10:30 a.m. with Huntington Beach taking... Full story