There’s a love-hate relationship with senior day.
While the athletes tend to bask in the festive pregame ambience, the coaches are left dealing with the distractions of it all.
Such was the ca... Full story
Academics always come first, and with AP exams taking place at Edison High on Tuesday afternoon, the Chargers softball team was facing a must-win situation with two of its top players – Kiana Pancino and Riley Wester – hitting the books.
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Their preseason rankings were almost entirely reflective of last season’s accomplishments.
By finishing as runners-up in Division 5 and 6, respectively, Garden Grove and Savanna both started the year in the No. 2 spot in the first CIF-SS polls... Full story
THE REGISTER’S O.C. TOP 25
(Records through Sunday)
1. Orange Lutheran, 22-3
The Lancers have won 10 in a row, and will see a pair of top-10 teams this week in Mater Dei and Huntington Beach.
2. Mission Viejo, 19-3
Don’t let the 6-2 ... Full story
ANAHEIM - The only person who had a sliver of doubt the ball was going to clear the fence was Lauren Espalin.
With two outs and the bases loaded in a tied game in the bottom of the seventh, Orange Lutheran’s junior catcher belted the first pit... Full story
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Young and out to prove themselves might be the best way to describe Marina’s softball team.
With one senior in the starting lineup, the Vikings had growing pains early in the season, but those stopped once the team got... Full story
After allowing a pair of runs in the first inning, Foothill pitcher Anissa Amarillas found her groove and held Villa Park to just three hits in the final six frames, and the Knights capitalized on a few Spartans miscues to seal a 3-2 come-from-behind... Full story
What started April 6 officially comes to an end Saturday, 21 days after its original conclusion was scheduled.
The championship game of the Michelle Carew Classic will be played at Canyon High at 11 a.m. Saturday. Whatever matchup the rain-interrupt... Full story
HUNTINGTON BEACH There were a handful of highlight-worthy stabs, but for the most part, Huntington Beach’s defensive performance was so fundamentally crisp that it impressed both team’s coaches.
Working against one of the county’s ... Full story
MISSION VIEJO – Delaney Hull had been close so many times that when it finally happened, it felt like any other shutout.
By utilizing the defense behind her and keeping the ball down, the junior pitcher fired a no-hitter for Capistrano Valley ... Full story
Amanda Gjertsen’s softball career has endured plenty of changes and adjustments, but Capistrano Valley’s senior shortstop has endured and improved every time.
The catalyst of Capistrano Valley’s offense, Gjertsen is seeing the frui... Full story