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Girls' 3-4 Silver: Cano leads St. Joachim to title

Girls' 3-4 Silver: Cano leads St. Joachim to title

Along the Harbor Day School sideline one of the greatest Los Angeles Lakers stood with a video camera next to his wife, Vanessa. All the rest of the parents and families did their best to leave Kobe Bryant alone and let him be a parent.

Boys' 3-4 Silver: Andersen edges Harbor View

Boys' 3-4 Silver: Andersen edges Harbor View

It's amazing what some great fan support can do for a team at the Daily Pilot Cup.

Girls' 5-6 Gold: Last-second goal lifts Marlins in Pilot Cup

Girls' 5-6 Gold: Last-second goal lifts Marlins in Pilot Cup

The rematch, in the girls' fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division final of the Daily Pilot Cup on Sunday, was less of a mismatch than the...

Boys' 3-4 Gold: Sollano leads Pomona

The Pomona Elementary third-and fourth-grade boys' Gold Division team put on a stunning scoring outburst Sunday afternoon at the Daily Pilot...

Girls' 3-4 Gold: Andersen is back

Girls' 3-4 Gold: Andersen is back

It was once close to a sure thing that Andersen Elementary would win the girls' third- and fourth-grade Gold Division title at the Daily...

Boys' 5-6 Gold: Davis dominant in Pilot Cup

Boys' 5-6 Gold: Davis dominant in Pilot Cup

It was adrenaline more than necessity that kept Davis Magnet School Coach Keith Frainie animated and amped up on the sideline Sunday at Jack...

Boys' 5-6 Silver: Pegasus takes it in a shootout

Boys' 5-6 Silver: Pegasus takes it in a shootout

Noah Lindo is a 4-foot-5 fifth-grader at The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. He is one of the smallest players on the boys' soccer...

Girls' 5-6 Silver: Lincoln breaks through

These days, Rodney Sheppard, a founding member of the rock band Sugar Ray, makes more noise cheering on his 12-year-old daughter in a soccer...

Pilot Cup: Eastbluff storms to semis

The Eastbluff Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division girls are a very experienced team at the Daily Pilot Cup soccer tournament.

Pilot Cup: Davis Ducks making noise

Davis Magnet School has never won a championship at the Daily Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament, but that streak seems sure to fall soon...

Pilot Cup: Eastbluff a fraction better

Pilot Cup: Eastbluff a fraction better

The players for the fifth- and sixth-grade boys' Silver Division soccer team from Eastbluff Elementary said they were just having fun when...

Pilot Cup: Lincoln scores in bunches

Pilot Cup: Lincoln scores in bunches

When it comes to youth soccer, the team that clumps together usually slumps together.

Pilot Cup: Morin pulls double duty

Pilot Cup: Morin pulls double duty

Had Wednesday's Daily Pilot Cup girls' fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division soccer game between Harbor Day School and Mariners Christian...

Pilot Cup: Hats off to Higuera

Pilot Cup: Hats off to Higuera

As Aiden Higuera's goal total continued to mount, the uninitiated soccer observers began to consider potential terminology to describe his...

Pilot Cup: Andersen rolls in opener

Pilot Cup: Andersen rolls in opener

The Andersen Elementary boys' fifth- and sixth-grade silver division team was admittedly not at full strength Tuesday evening for its...

Mariners Christian stands out at 15th Pilot Cup

Mariners Christian stands out at 15th Pilot Cup

Last year, when Mariners Christian won a Daily Pilot Cup championship, the school's athletic director, Mac Thompson, forgot to pick up a...

Boys' 3-4

Boys' 3-4 Silver: Andersen edges Harbor View

It's amazing what some great fan support can do for a team at the Daily Pilot Cup.

Boys' 3-4 Gold: Sollano leads Pomona

The Pomona Elementary third-and fourth-grade boys' Gold Division team put on a stunning scoring outburst Sunday afternoon at the Daily Pilot...

Pilot Cup: Hats off to Higuera

As Aiden Higuera's goal total continued to mount, the uninitiated soccer observers began to consider potential terminology to describe his...

Daily Pilot Cup: Pegasus moves to semis

The fourth-grade boys at The Pegasus School did not all get to play together last year at the Daily Pilot Cup.

Daily Pilot Cup: Tournament starts with fun

Midway through the second half of a Daily Pilot Cup soccer game, Jack Del Signore lined up for a penalty kick. The thoughts that danced in...

Mariners has fun in win

COSTA MESA — The old saying goes, boys will be boys, and that was the thought shortly after a championship game Sunday at the 14th...

Girls' 3-4

Girls' 3-4 Silver: Cano leads St. Joachim to title

Along the Harbor Day School sideline one of the greatest Los Angeles Lakers stood with a video camera next to his wife, Vanessa. All the...

Daily Pilot Cup: Kaiser comes through, tops Lincoln

When it's third- and fourth-grade girls silver division play at the Daily Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament, the action is somehow never...

Girls' 3-4 Gold: Andersen is back

It was once close to a sure thing that Andersen Elementary would win the girls' third- and fourth-grade Gold Division title at the Daily...

Daily Pilot Cup: Harbor Day's in the sun

In the first half, Harbor Day played uphill and against the wind. The third- and fourth-grade girls from Corona del Mar still managed to...

Pilot Cup: Lincoln scores in bunches

When it comes to youth soccer, the team that clumps together usually slumps together.

Coyotes 'get ugly' to capture championship (Corrected)

COSTA MESA — Before the Newport Coast Elementary girls' third- and fourth grade silver division team took to the field for its biggest...

Boys' 5-6

Boys' 5-6 Gold: Davis dominant in Pilot Cup

It was adrenaline more than necessity that kept Davis Magnet School Coach Keith Frainie animated and amped up on the sideline Sunday at Jack...

Pilot Cup: Eastbluff a fraction better

The players for the fifth- and sixth-grade boys' Silver Division soccer team from Eastbluff Elementary said they were just having fun when...

Boys' 5-6 Silver: Pegasus takes it in a shootout

Noah Lindo is a 4-foot-5 fifth-grader at The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. He is one of the smallest players on the boys' soccer...

Pilot Cup: Andersen rolls in opener

The Andersen Elementary boys' fifth- and sixth-grade silver division team was admittedly not at full strength Tuesday evening for its...

Pilot Cup: Davis Ducks making noise

Davis Magnet School has never won a championship at the Daily Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament, but that streak seems sure to fall soon...

Daily Pilot Cup: Mariners storms back

Overcoming adversity is often essential for success at the Daily Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament.

Girls' 5-6

Girls' 5-6 Gold: Last-second goal lifts Marlins in Pilot Cup

The rematch, in the girls' fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division final of the Daily Pilot Cup on Sunday, was less of a mismatch than the...

Pilot Cup: Morin pulls double duty

Had Wednesday's Daily Pilot Cup girls' fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division soccer game between Harbor Day School and Mariners Christian...

Girls' 5-6 Silver: Lincoln breaks through

These days, Rodney Sheppard, a founding member of the rock band Sugar Ray, makes more noise cheering on his 12-year-old daughter in a soccer...

Newport Coast hardly sub-standard

COSTA MESA — The only bench the Newport Coast Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade girls' silver division soccer team had during this...

Pilot Cup: Eastbluff storms to semis

The Eastbluff Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division girls are a very experienced team at the Daily Pilot Cup soccer tournament.

Kaiser does it again

COSTA MESA — Sami Nowak just wanted to make a difference Sunday afternoon in the Daily Pilot Cup girls' fifth- and sixth-grade gold...

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