Girls basketball preview: O.C. top 10
The girls basketball preseason O.C. top 10 for the 2015-16 season: 1. Mater Dei The Monarchs’ cupboard is far from bare. They possess great size and skill up front in forwards Ally Rosenblum a... Full story

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Girls basketball

Sara Brown named Edison girls basketball coach
Edison has named Sara Brown, an assistant coach under the late Dan Wiley, as the school’s new girls basketball coach, Athletic Director Rich Boyce confirmed today.  Brown served as one of Wiley’s top assistants for the past several ... Full story
Family, friends remember Edison's Dan Wiley
The Sunday evening memorial for Dan Wiley was suitably held in the Edison High gymnasium, with flowers, pictures, candles, trophies and memorials strewn end-to-end like a touching fast break. The Edison High girl’s basketball coach, 61, died s... Full story
2015-16 winter sports surveys
Coaches, tell us about your teams.
Coaches, As we head toward the 2015-16 winter sports season, we need your help to supply us with rosters and other information about your teams. Click on a link below to download a team survey in Microsoft Word format (.doc). Fill out the survey, s... Full story
Samuelson is the O.C. Girls Athlete of the Year
By year’s end, the medical tape wrapped around her left elbow and the brace supporting her right knee had become just as essential to Katie Lou Samuelson’s game day attire as the scarlet jerseys and grey Nikes. Double-teams became the no... Full story
Savanna's Fromknecht to retire as coach
Savanna girls basketball coach Don Fromknecht, who has been at the helm of the program for the past 15 seasons, announced this week he will retire at the conclusion of the school year. Fromknecht, 61, led the Rebels to a 17-10 overall record and the... Full story
2014-15 Register All-County girls basketball team
The Register’s All-Orange County girls basketball team for 2014-15. GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR Katie Lou Samuelson Mater Dei, Guard/Forward, Sr. Samuelson was also the Register’s player of the year in 2012-13 and 2013-14. Re... Full story
2014-15 O.C. girls basketball player of the year: Katie Lou Samuelson, Mater Dei
Katie Lou Samuelson watched the NCAA women’s basketball national championship game in “enemy” territory Tuesday night. With Mater Dei on spring break, she traveled to Stanford’s campus in Palo Alto to join her two sisters, Bo... Full story
2014-15 Girls basketball coach of the year: Tom Howard, Orange Lutheran
Tom Howard spent the start of this season getting to know the large collection of new players on the Orange Lutheran roster. By the end of the season, he had seen enough to know it was a special group. Despite having just one returning starter, Glo... Full story
St. Mary's too much for Mater Dei in state final
BERKELEY – It was a game of big shots. St. Mary’s simply made more. Mater Dei lost to St. Mary’s of Stockton, 76-69, Saturday in the CIF State Open Division championship game at Cal. The Monarchs shot 50 percent from the field. T... Full story
Mater Dei girls have eyes on the final prize
Katie Lou Samuelson and Andee Velasco sat at the podium at Walter Pyramid last Saturday night beaming with smiles and – maybe more so than anything – overcome with a sense of vindication. They had finally knocked the proverbial monkey of... Full story
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Centennial/Corona 42, Mater Dei 29 - 08:54 4th QT - Completed


Villa Park 21, La Habra 42 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Mission Viejo 56, Chino Hills 14 - 03:00 3rd QT - Completed


El Modena 20, Canyon 35 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Brea Olinda 17, Garden Grove 7 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


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Fullerton 30, Aliso Niguel 72 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Redondo Union 1, Mater Dei 3 - 4th Set - Completed


Mater Dei 28, Serra/Gardena 27 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Murrieta Valley 21, Mission Viejo 42 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed