Mission Viejo All-County wide receiver Austin Osborne has been offered by Arizona State, the rising sophomore announced on Twitter.
Osborne also has been offered recently by Louisville and Michigan.
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Servite junior quarterback Tyler Lytle has been offered by Indiana of the Big Ten Conference, Friars football coach Scott Meyer reports.
In other recruiting news, Mission Viejo sophomore wide receiver Austin Osborne has been offered by Louisville. The ACC school also has offered Mater Dei junior linebacker Fa'avae Fa'avae.
Laguna Hills junior wide out Logan Montgomery has been offered by Dartmouth for his third Ivy League offer.
Fullerton junior offensive lineman James Magee has been offered by San Diego.
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Mission Viejo sophomore wide receiver Austin Osborne and sophomore wideout/cornerback Olaijah Griffin have been offered by Michigan, they announced on Twitter.
Griffin (6-2, 170) emerged last season as a two-way playmaker while Osborne (6-2, 175) earned first-team All-County honors. Osborne was the top target for O.C. player of the year and quareterback, Brock Johnson.
They both will be juniors in the fall.
Michigan signed speedy wide receiver Dylan Crawford of Santa Margarita in February and has been recruiting South County hard. The Wolverines, at one point, offered senior Mission Viejo offensive tackle Zack Aylor and held a now-banned satellite camp at Mission Viejo.
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All-Orange County receiver Austin Osborne of Mission Viejo received a scholarship offer from Washington, Osborne's father James confirmed today.
Osborne (6-3, 185) was All-County first team this past season as a sophomore.
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Say this about energetic second-year UNLV footbal coach Tony Sanchez: his Rebels have their eyes on Orange County recruits.
UNLV recently offered the following juniors: Mater Dei linebacker Fa'avae Fa'avae, Tesoro wide receiver Shane Coleman and Mission Viejo linebacker/running back Colin Schooler.
The offers arrive after UNLV signed Mater Dei wide receiver AJ Collins and former Santa Margarita QB Johnny Stanton via Saddleback College during the winter.
Sanchez, of course, knows the county and Southern Section well. He is the former coach of Bishop Gorman of Las Vegas, which played SoCal schools such as Servite and Santa Margarita among others.
Coleman also has been offered by Central Michigan of the Mid-American Conference while Fa'avae has added San Jose State to his growing list of offers.Read the rest of this entry »
Corona del Mar quarterback Chase Garbers and Edison center Mike Saffell earned MVP honors at the Nike The Opening Regional, a high-profile football recruiting combine Sunday attended by many of the county's top juniors and some underclassmen.
Garbers (6-3, 210) earned his MVP award in the Elite 11 Regional. The junior also was invited to the Elite 11 finals in early June at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore.
"I was really consistent on all my throws today," Garbers said via Twitter. "My footwork was exceptional and I was coachable."
Unlike San Juan Hills QB Patrick O'Brien, the L.A. Regional MVP last year, Garbers was a hot recruit leading into the one-day camp. He has been offered by Boise State (first offer), Boston College, Washington State and Colorado State.
Now, look for his stock to climb even higher. O'Brien signed with Nebraska and is already enrolled at the school.Read the rest of this entry »
Today's girls water polo semifinals should be tight for the O.C. teams. There will be exciting finishes and perhaps a few one-goal games. The matches also are hard to predict but here's my picks (in the spirit of fun):
Orange Lutheran def. San Marcos -- 5 p.m.
Laguna Beach def. Foothill -- 7 pm
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Wednesday’s CIF girls water polo semifinals
RIVERSIDE POLY (21-9) vs. MISSION VIEJO (25-6)
Site, time: Diamond Bar HS, 5:30 p.m.
Outcome:The third-seeded Diablos face a familiar hurdle to reach their first section final. They need to beat No. 2 seed Riverside Poly, which defeated Mission Viejo, 11-8, in the semifinals last season at Diamond Bar. The Diablos and Poly haven’t played since but Mission Viejo’s season-long goal has been to reach the finals. Mission Viejo’s double-post offense is led by Skylar Newhouser-Flores (125 goals) and Emilee Feilmeier (81 goals). Megan Patterson (75 steals) and Tiffany Sims (245 saves) help anchor a defense that faces a major test. Riverside Poly is led by Stanford-bound Lauren Bywater, a 6-foot-1 utility who leads Bears with 127 goals and 49 assists. Riverside Poly holds the advantage with strength of schedule. The Bears played the Holiday Cup, Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions and America's Finest City Tournament. The Diablos stepped up their schedule but the Bears played more elite teams. Santa Margarita is one intriguing recent common opponent. The Bears fell to the Eagles, 10-7, while the Diablos lost, 10-9. This could be one of the best matches of the day.Read the rest of this entry »
Huntington Beach is No. 1 in CIF-Southern Section Division 1 preseason rankings released today.
The Oilers are the only Orange County team at the top of anyof the CIF-SS's seven baseball divisions. Huntington Beach is No. 1 in some national rankings, too.
In Division 1, Orange Lutheran is No. 2 and JSerra is No. 4.
Other OC teams high in their division's preseason rankings: Mission Viejo, No. 3 in Division 2; Katella, No. 4 in Division 4; and Sage Hill and Crean Lutheran are Nos. 2 and 3 (behind Flintridge Prep) in Division 6.Read the rest of this entry »