The way Irvine has been hitting recently, it was never a matter of if, but when.
Scoreless and trailing by three runs in the fourth, the Vaqueros offense came to life, riding a seven-run inning to kn... 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-County girls basketball team.
Brea Olinda, Guard, Sr.
The Register's player of the year.
Mater Dei, Center, Sr.
Thrust into the role of Mater Dei’s go-to scoring option,... Full story
Sonora basketball has been good to Melissa Barajas and her family, and the same can be said the other way around.
The Barajas family has been more than good to Sonora hoops.
In the last 13 months, Barajas has watched her son, Christian Rhodes, help... Full story
The Register’s All-County girls basketball teams.
Jayda Adams, Mater Dei, Jr.
Natalia Bruening, Corona del Mar, Sr.
Cierra Hall, Fairmont Prep, Jr.
Tristen Rollon, Fairmont Prep, Jr.
Sydney Sharp, Foothill, Sr.
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SACRAMENTO – He won one for his own thumb, and his program earned one for its other thumb.
But maybe the secret to success for the Brea Olinda girls basketball team and Coach Jeff Sink is that it has never, ever felt like a routine.
“It... Full story
BREA – Thirty-plus years of coaching experience in the books and Jeff Sink has never made a deal with a devil, until now.
The Brea Olinda girls basketball roster – loaded with players too young to even have a learner’s permit for d... Full story
LONG BEACH – Brea Olinda’s players refer to it as “arena ball,” the product of playing on a significantly larger, foreign stage.
Eyes get a little bigger and shooting percentages drop.
Having played in such a venue before, L... Full story
LONG BEACH – Their miscues were uncharacteristic gaffes.
Traveling violations. Stepping on end lines. Failing to switch on ball screens.
As those blunders added up, so too did the deficit Mater Dei was facing.
The Monarchs trailed by doubl... Full story
ONTARIO – Tom Howard knew his team’s runaway victory over Lakeside of Lake Elsinore three weeks ago was going to be a distant memory in Saturday’s CIF Division III Southern California Regional final.
For Howard and the Orange Luthe... Full story
CIF STATE REGIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Brea Olinda (27-4) vs. Vista Murrieta (30-4)
Where, when: Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State, Saturday, 1 p.m.
Fan info: General admission, $18; students (w/school ID), seniors, childre... Full story