Athlete of the Week

Football: Curet is all heart for Mesa

Football: Curet is all heart for Mesa

Rarely does Cameron Curet take a play off in a Costa Mesa High football game.

Mesa's Magana motivated

Mesa's Magana motivated

Anuare Magana was interested in running when he enrolled at Costa Mesa High, but he wasn't really familiar with cross country as a sport.

Football: CdM's Barbato can play offense too

Football: CdM's Barbato can play offense too

Leading up to last week's football game, Corona del Mar High's Barrett Barbato switched sides. He went from strong safety to lining up at...

Cablay makes plays for Tars

Cablay makes plays for Tars

Not many will remember how on the first play from scrimmage last week Keaton Cablay dropped an easy pass. Cablay does, and he can laugh...

Jajonie steps up for CdM

Jajonie steps up for CdM

In a different world, Corona del Mar High senior Ashton Jajonie might have played in a different Battle of the Bay game.

Football: Norris thrives in spotlight for Sailors

Football: Norris thrives in spotlight for Sailors

By one football season, Jeff Brinkley missed coaching Shane Foley at Newport Harbor High.

Whitford continues to make her mark

Whitford continues to make her mark

The "Aloha Spirit" is alive and well in Sage Hill School senior Kekai Whitford.

Football: Estancia rides O'Daly to victory

Football: Estancia rides O'Daly to victory

Dalton O'Daly loves to ride horses when he's not playing football, his favorite sport at Estancia High. His family owns three thoroughbreds,...

Craig helped CdM stay golden

Craig helped CdM stay golden

Corona del Mar High senior Katie Craig considers her 18th birthday as one she'll never forget.

Football: Plenty to say about CdM's Hess

Football: Plenty to say about CdM's Hess

Justin Hess doesn't say much on the football field. He saves his words for speeches and debates.

Football: St. Geme makes name for himself at CdM

Football: St. Geme makes name for himself at CdM

Before Scott Meyer coached Bo St. Geme at Corona del Mar High, Meyer's father coached against St. Geme's dad in high school 36 years ago.

Football Player of the Week: Younger Laurent wears many hats for Eagles

Football Player of the Week: Younger Laurent wears many hats for Eagles

The Estancia High football team has four sets of brothers. The Laurents, the Browns, the O'Dalys and the Barrioses make up 21% of the 42-man...

Girls' Tennis: Gerdau, Sharf keep winning for CdM

Girls' Tennis: Gerdau, Sharf keep winning for CdM

In one year, Riley Gerdau has made the switch from sacrificial lamb to tiger on the prowl for the Corona del Mar High girls' tennis team.

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: William-Mensah Estancia's all-time best female sprinter

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: William-Mensah Estancia's all-time best female sprinter

The first three days of the month Persis William-Mensah took part in a musical. She played a cheerleader in Estancia High's staging of "High...

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM

Corona del Mar High girls' swimming Coach Doug Volding played poker on a recent night with his longtime friend, former El Toro water polo...

Golf: CdM's Furey finds his game

Golf: CdM's Furey finds his game

If you talked with Hale Furey three years ago as a freshman, he gave you the impression that he would rather golf at Corona del Mar High.

Swimming: Samudro can fly for CdM

Swimming: Samudro can fly for CdM

Some people freaked out last week when the temperatures approached 100 degrees in Newport Beach.

Lacrosse: Escher etches name in NHHS record book

Lacrosse: Escher etches name in NHHS record book

Coach Mark Todd used to have two nicknames for Kole Escher, "Goal" Escher and "Cold" Escher.

Swimming: All Robertson does is win

Swimming: All Robertson does is win

All she does is win, win, win, no matter what.

Track: Keith climbs to the top

Track: Keith climbs to the top

Spencer Keith used to be a serious rock climber. With no rock climbing team at Corona del Mar High, Keith ran.

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