The cast of characters happens to be the same. The idea now is to alter the ending.
When the girls basketball finals get underway Friday night, eight county schools will have the opportunity to walk ... Full story
El Dorado’s senior duo of Brooke Salas and Jaylin Jones combined to score 46 points Saturday night in leading the Golden Hawks past visiting South Hills of West Covina, 66-50, in the CIF-SS Division 3AA semifinals.
For the second consecutive s... Full story
SANTA ANA – When they made their way out of the locker room at the conclusion of Friday night’s contest, Mater Dei’s senior duo gave off an aura of exhaustion, but for good reason.
Katie Lou Samuelson hit the deck time after time o... Full story
There were contrasting styles battling on the basketball court Wednesday night as Sonora and Corona del Mar met in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division 3AA girls basketball playoffs.
The smaller Raiders relied on their speed and quickness, which... Full story
BREA - It was almost impossible for the game to live up to the hype.
When the Open Division bracket was released 12 days ago, local fans salivated over a potential quarterfinal matchup between top-ranked Mater Dei and No. 2 Brea Olinda.
It had been... Full story
It’s a phrase you’ll hear more and more as March approaches, and it’s a motto basketball coaches tend to live by when the fate of their team’s season is dictated by the next 32 minutes of action: survive and advance.
Eight of... Full story
Despite finally earning that playoff home game the senior-laden Valencia girls basketball team had strived for, the Tigers still had to play away from their own gym.
That didn’t deter Valencia’s focus as the black and gold El Dorado High... Full story
Check out OCVarsity’s photos from the CIF-SS girls basketball playoffs on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. The games include Edison vs. Beckman, El Modena vs. Tustin and Laguna Beach vs. Harvard-Westlake.... Full story
Rancho Alamito’s girls basketball team just wanted to be on the right side of history.
In four previous playoff appearances under Coach Anh Tung Than, the Vaqueros had been dismissed in the first round each time. But the streak ended there.
G... Full story
It’s the girls basketball game everybody wanted.
Mater Dei plays Brea Olinda on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Open Division playoffs. The game is at Brea.
Mater Dei is No. 1 and Brea is No. 2 in this week’s cou... Full story
Katie Lou Samuelson’s jumper was consistently finding nylon.
Whether it was in transition or in Mater Dei’s half court sets, Andee Velasco either made the right pass or knocked down the shot she had created.
And on the rare occasion a M... Full story