Corona del Mar High School

Newport boys break through

Newport boys break through

The Battle for the Bay tends to open the track and field season for the Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor high schools. They pushed the meet...

CdM upsets state's top team

It was a tough assignment for a Corona del Mar High girls' lacrosse team coming off spring break.

CdM girls win with Grace

CdM girls win with Grace

Corona del Mar High girls' swimming coach Doug Volding is always a bit apprehensive before the Battle of the Bay swim meet.

Girls' Basketball Dream Team: Duran, Bruening led the way

Girls' Basketball Dream Team: Duran, Bruening led the way

After Estancia High senior Celia Duran earned Newport-Mesa Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year honors last year, she received...

Girls' Water Polo Dream Team: CdM's marvelous Maddie

Girls' Water Polo Dream Team: CdM's marvelous Maddie

Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman can't help but notice all of the Olympians helping out with the CdM water polo program.

Kline ready to end with a bang

Kline ready to end with a bang

Kacie Kline seems to perfectly fit into her different roles on the Corona del Mar High girls' lacrosse team.

CdM edges Estancia

CdM edges Estancia

Sophomore went up against sophomore with one out, the bases loaded and the score tied, 4-4. This wasn't necessarily a play that defined...

Daily Pilot Girls' Soccer Dream Team: Brown did plenty for CdM

Daily Pilot Girls' Soccer Dream Team: Brown did plenty for CdM

Junior midfielder Shelby Brown called the end of the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer season "crazy," and nobody who saw the games would...

Costa Mesa High School

Bell bound for Texas Southern

Bell bound for Texas Southern

Quinton Bell, a multi-sport standout at Costa Mesa High, will play football and compete in track and field at Texas Southern University in...

Mesa sweeps Estancia

Coach Ricardo doMonte stayed in bed sick for the last three days. With doMonte out, his assistant coach, Miles Evans, ran the boys'...

Bats carry Eagles to win

Bats carry Eagles to win

As the younger sister of Tyler Rios, the 2013 Newport-Mesa Baseball Player of the Year, Felicia Rios feels a bit of pressure.

Virgen: Prep football's poster boy

Virgen: Prep football's poster boy

When Daniel Lawrence was a freshman, he could easily be described as scrawny, not really someone you'd expect to play football.

Molina is Mesa's head man now

Mike Molina understands what it's like to have a new boys' basketball coach. He played for four head coaches in four seasons at Costa Mesa...

CdM pulls away from Mustangs

CdM pulls away from Mustangs

Winning was something that the Corona del Mar High softball team got to experience just once in Carly Smith's first year at the helm.

Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals

Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals

Editor's note: Costa Mesa High sophomore Sammy Swanson, a decorated snowboarder, is in Colorado to compete in the...

Eagles take Bell again

Eagles take Bell again

A couple of times on Wednesday morning, Estancia High Coach Nate Goellrich checked on Tyler Ross. He texted Ross to calm him down before his...

Estancia High School

Daily Pilot Boys' Soccer Dream Team: Pineda knows perseverance

Daily Pilot Boys' Soccer Dream Team: Pineda knows perseverance

Three years ago, Marco Pineda played much bigger than his size as a freshman at Estancia High. Pineda, then 4-foot-10, made sure no one...

High School Baseball: Eagles beat Mesa again

The Battle for the Bell baseball opener went eight innings, and the usual team won yet again.

High School Softball: Sailors edge Eagles, 10-9

High School Softball: Sailors edge Eagles, 10-9

Even with a very young squad this year and rough preseason results, the Newport Harbor High softball team may still be the class of the...

Eagles swept again

HUNTINGTON BEACH — With his Estancia High boys' volleyball team outside the gym, Coach Ricardo doMonte stood and watched Marina warm...

Muñoz leaves Estancia

In a six-month span, Paul Muñoz has left both of the Estancia High volleyball programs.

Moya's hat trick: hair, nickname and shot

Moya's hat trick: hair, nickname and shot

Chris Moya has arguably the best hair, the best nickname and the best shot on the Estancia High boys' soccer team. Coach Robert Castellano...

Hinkle reaping the benefits for Eagles

Hinkle reaping the benefits for Eagles

Estancia High senior Kelly Hinkle said her softball pitching three years ago was "bad."

Boys' Soccer: Eagles denied title shot

Boys' Soccer: Eagles denied title shot

Fans began to chant, "Si se puede!" and the Estancia High boys' soccer team never lost hope. The Eagles trailed by one late in the...

Newport Harbor High School

Daily Pilot Boys' Basketball Dream Team: Sargeant an example of all-out hustle

Daily Pilot Boys' Basketball Dream Team: Sargeant an example of all-out hustle

In the desert, in triple-digit heat, and on asphalt, Nic Sargeant has the urge to play basketball. He misses the sport that much.

Daily Pilot High School Athlete of the Week: Sailors' Cruz rediscovers confidence

Daily Pilot High School Athlete of the Week: Sailors' Cruz rediscovers confidence

Mariah Cruz all but gave up on softball. The sport she began playing age 5 no longer played a vital role in her life.

Oilers too much for Sailors

Oilers too much for Sailors

HUNTINGTON BEACH — Newport Harbor High is on spring break, yet it sure doesn't feel like it for the baseball team.

Sailors fall at home to Edison

Sailors fall at home to Edison

Part of the deal for Bryan Cottriel to take over the Newport Harbor High boys' volleyball program involved one man. Cottriel wasn't going to...

Sailors stung by Oilers

Sailors stung by Oilers

There was a buzz at Newport Harbor High on Tuesday. The bees swarming the visiting dugout in the top of the fifth inning didn't create all...

Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors

Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors

The biggest crowd in years showed up to Tuesday's Newport Harbor High girls' lacrosse game at Davidson Field.

Perrier, Byers getting the job done

Perrier, Byers getting the job done

Earlier this week, an Edison High tennis player asked Newport Harbor seniors Sean Perrier and Garrett Byers if they were twins.

CdM owns Battle of Bay

CdM owns Battle of Bay

In a span of just hours Friday, four Corona del Mar High juniors got both bling and bragging rights.

Sage Hill School

Sage lets one slip away

The food truck pulled up an hour before the first pitch at Sage Hill School. The cook started up the grill right away inside the truck on...

Girls' Soccer: Sage finishes second

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — The goalie save by Sage Hill junior Kekai Whitford early in the second half Thursday night, one of her 12 in the...

Girls' Soccer: Shootout not kind to Sage

Girls' Soccer: Shootout not kind to Sage

The La Cañada High girls' soccer team came into Monday's CIF Southern Section Division 5 quarterfinal playoff match with 20 wins...

Boys' Soccer: First loss costly for Sage

The Sage Hill boys' soccer team came within about 90 seconds of an unbeaten regular season and a share of the Academy League championship...

Girls' Soccer: Sage feeling golden

Girls' Soccer: Sage feeling golden

Just so her teachers know, a dog didn't eat Claire Novotny's homework. But in the event that the Sage Hill School sophomore comes up a...

Boys' Soccer: Sage still atop league

Boys' Soccer: Sage still atop league

Twelve minutes into the boys' soccer match at Sage Hill School, the scoreboard showed the Lightning ahead, 9-0. The hosts led Brethren...

Boys' Soccer: Panthers explode by Sage

The letters across the Pasadena Poly boys' soccer team's warmup tops spelled out Polytechnic Soccer.

Novotny helped Sage Hill top rival

Novotny helped Sage Hill top rival

The Hawaiian culture is very meaningful for Sage Hill School sophomore Claire Novotny, whose mother, Debbie, is from the islands.

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