With CIF-SS playoff brackets being released next month and the second half of league play beginning for many teams next week, there is still plenty to be determined between now and Feb. 12.
Here is a league-by-league look at the most important games... Full story
The Laguna Beach-Mater Dei girls water polo rivalry swelled Saturday, ushering physical play, a primal scream and colorful descriptions to a pool crowded with spectators.
The duel also delivered a chance for both teams to build confidence, and each ... Full story
ORANGE – Gary McKnight has seen a few prospects in his 35 years as coach of the Mater Dei boys basketball team.
None have stood out like Bol Bol.
The 7-foot junior center made his debut with the top-ranked Monarchs on Friday night, finishing ... Full story
FULLERTON – Sonora junior Lucas Everett didn’t have many open looks during the regulation portion of a Freeway League boys basketball game against Troy on Friday night.
In fact, until the overtime period, he had made one basket.
He save... Full story
FULLERTON – There was plenty of attention thrown at Troy’s Kianna Smith this week, and deservedly so.
The senior guard was selected to the McDonald’s All-American game on Sunday, was announced as such during pregame warm-ups Friday... Full story
They’re called “sleeper” recruits because without much recognition or warning, they appear on the wish list of a major college program and begin to blend with more heralded high school players.
Meet Orange Lutheran cornerback Xavie... Full story
GARDEN GROVE – Bolsa Grande remained undefeated in the Garden Grove League with a 72-56 win over Garden Grove on Friday.
The visiting Matadors’ victory placed them in sole possession of first place in the league. Bolsa Grande is 4-0 in l... Full story
MISSION VIEJO – The atmosphere was charged inside the packed Mission Viejo gym on Friday night.
Capistrano Valley and Mission Viejo each brought full student sections that stood and exchanged chanted barbs across the court throughout the conte... Full story
ORANGE – While Myles and Julien Franklin proved to be the main attraction for the Villa Park boys basketball team Friday night, senior Caleb Banuelos provided the grunt work as the Spartans defeated El Modena, 78-52, in a North Hills League gam... Full story