| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:49 PM
COSTA MESA — It seems everyone on the Estancia High team is limping. The coach, the tailback and the fullback went into the Battle for the Bell with ankle injuries.
Mike Bargas brought out his cane, just to move up and down the sideline. The...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:52 PM
Coach Mike Bargas wasn't kidding when he said his Estancia High football team got lucky in the Battle for the Bell.
He was on the sideline with a cane, coaching on a bum ankle. I covered the Eagles' rivalry game against Costa Mesa Friday night from the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:41 PM
Costa Mesa (3-5, 1-2) vs. Calvary Chapel (3-5, 0-3)
When/where: Thursday, 7 p.m. at Jim Scott Stadium
Key Mustangs: Jr. RB-LB Oronde Crenshaw (789 yards, 10 TDs rushing); Sr. QB-LB Noah JayaRajah (684 yards, 10 TDs passing; 272 yards, two TDs rushing);...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Newport Harbor High football coach Jeff Brinkley received a noteworthy present for his 60th birthday as the Sailors posted a 28-7 nonleague home upset win over previously unbeaten San Clemente, ranked No. 8 in the CIF Southern Section Pac-5 Division....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:45 PM
When Wally Grant was named interim coach for the 2011 Costa Mesa High football season, he introduced his players to three rules.
There is the time-honored Golden Rule. Then, there is majority rule (if the majority of the program is expected to do...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:42 PM
For the first time in 11 years, Estancia High defeated a football team from the Pacific Coast League. And it was a big victory against a ranked team from the CIF Southern Section Southern Division.
The then-No. 10-ranked Eagles upset then-No. 3...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:43 PM
The Battle of the Bay was so evenly played that it could've gone to Newport Harbor High or Corona del Mar on Friday.
But every battle has to have a winner.
Newport Harbor always seems to beat CdM in these matchups.
The Sailors had to rally this time...