It was possibly Mater Dei’s most challenging two-match stretch of the season, and the Monarchs’ star striker, Olivia Ware, spent it in a walking boot instead of a pair of cleats.
Having s... Full story
There is no easy draw when late February rolls around.
The CIF-SS Division 1 girls soccer bracket is perennially loaded with some of the top teams in the state.So while a number of local coaches were hesitant when trying to predict a team that would... Full story
The Register’s All-Orange County girls soccer first team for 2014-15.
GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Mater Dei, Forward, Jr.
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GIRLS SOCCER COACH OF THE YEAR
Matty West, Mater Dei
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CARLSBAD – Mater Dei’s players wrapped their arms around each other in a prayer circle while La Costa Canyon’s girls soccer team put the final touches on their victory celebration in the distance.
The Monarchs’ improbable pos... Full story
Awaiting Mater Dei’s girls soccer team after the final whistle of Thursday afternoon’s CIF Southern California Regional was a makeshift human tunnel formed by the Monarchs faithful, similar to those formed by parents after youth games.
A... Full story
ORANGE – The opportunity came as an unexpected surprise. Now the Santa Margarita girls soccer team is trying to make the most of its new life in the Southern California Regional. The Eagles, who thought their season had ended with a loss in the... Full story
CORONA - When the decisive twist of an unlikely thriller finally emerged, Mater Dei goalie Madison Puliafico slowly rose to her feet and sprinted with her arms wide open to her teammates charging from midfield.
The Monarchs’ girls soccer team ... Full story
DOWNEY – It took less than a half for puzzled looks to creep across the faces of the players on the Cypress girls soccer team.
The Centurions had been an offensive juggernaut in the playoffs, but the team was stymied Saturday in the CIF-SS Div... Full story
LONG BEACH - On two separate occasions late in the second half, the potential winning goal was close to ending up in the back of the net for the Mater Dei girls soccer team.
One header from inside the 6-yard box was slapped away, and moments later a... Full story
They were the two biggest goals Briana Meyer netted in her life. Both were brilliant strikes, and their beauty was matched only by their importance.
Tied with Chino Hills late in the second half, and overtime a mere minutes away, the Monarchs senior... Full story
ALISO VIEJO – Long Beach Wilson girls soccer coach Dalton Kaufman said before the start of Tuesday’s game that his squad needed to play perfectly to knock off top-seeded Aliso Niguel.
They didn’t, but they still got the perfect res... Full story