Every Freeway and Sea View League team in the CIF-SS baseball playoffs advanced to the second round.
From the Freeway League, Sonora, Troy and Sunny Hills still are playing in Division 4. Sunny Hills had to win a wild-card round game to get to the... Full story
Maybe this one will be different.
Huntington Beach boys volleyball’s 100-match winning streak includes a 25-21, 25-19 victory over Corona del Mar in the Orange County Championships in March. They meet again in the CIF-Southern Section Division... Full story
Last year, I correctly predicted the champion in only one of the seven CIF-Southern Section baseball playoff divisions.
I learned how DeAndre Jordan and Dwight Howard feel when they are shooting freethrows.
They get hacked; I’m a hack. They k... Full story
The most difficult team championship to win in the CIF-Southern Section is the Division 1 baseball championship.
The quality of baseball in Southern California in general and at the Division 1 level in particular is as high or is higher than the qua... Full story
Orange County athletics has a shortage of game officials in several sports.
Parents and coaches can help by being kinder to the refs and umps.
Of course, the level of officiating in county high school sports is not at an MLB, NFL or NBA level.
Gue... Full story
Baseball has many “don’t jinx it” superstitions, like not discussing a potential no-hitter that is in progress.
Laguna Beach this week might set the Orange County baseball record for consecutive league wins. The Breakers tied the c... Full story
Trona might become the new normal.
Trona High, located in the high desert of San Bernardino County, has an on-campus dirt football field. Grass cannot grow there and the school has no artificial turf. The dirt is watered, leveled and lined on game d... Full story
Around the horn in county baseball:
• JSerra plays St. Francis of Mountain View in the Boras Classic championship game Saturday at noon at Cal State Fullerton. JSerra, No. 1 in calhisports.com’s California top 20, won the South bracket an... Full story
Sofia Tam was a bit late for softball practice at Century. When she got to the field, she found the school’s principal and vice-principal waiting for her.
“I thought, ‘Uh-oh,’” Tam said. “‘What did I do now?... Full story
The other nine teams in the Coast View Conference know what Mission Viejo is dealing with. So do the eight teams in the Century Conference.
“We’re 16-7,” Mission Viejo coach Chris Ashbach said. “But we’ve played only fo... Full story