| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:29 PM
It seems silly, in a way, to discuss the Newport Harbor High football team's new CIF Southern Section playoff division before the season even begins.
The Sailors spent two seasons in the Southwest Division, advancing to the quarterfinals in 2012 and the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Xavier Castellano embarked on two new career paths on Wednesday.
In the morning, he began his first day of teaching in the Orange Unified School District. Later that day, he became the boys' basketball coach at Estancia High.
Castellano is going...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Coach Scott Meyer's Friday began in Long Beach, where he lives. He then drove to Corona del Mar High, where he's the football coach.
In the afternoon, Meyer went home. This time, he brought his entire team with him.
The site of CdM's evening scrimmage...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Costa Mesa High football, Wally Grant, Orange Coast League, Sammy Swanson, Mason Mataafa, Darmonta Davis, Cameron Curet, Adam JeyaRajah, Sean Tolliver, Frankie Hernandez, Jose Granados, Hadley Figueroa-Bravo, Roberto Olivares, Austin Sheffner, Neru...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Quarterbacks, even the most talented of the lot, rely on protection from the offensive line in order to flourish.
But with a small collection of blockers in front of him that include a pair of sophomores yet to experience varsity action, Sage Hill...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team played at the Ann Kang Volleyball Invitational at Iolani High School on the island of Oahu, Hawaii this past week. Coach Dan Glenn usually chooses to bring his team when he feels that it is special. The...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:08 PM
At 65, and having experienced some of the highest of highs and the depths of rock bottom, Leigh Steinberg paused before answering a non-sports question while he sat at his desk near a window that overlooks Lido Isle.
He took time out to talk to me...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Mike Bargas calls it lightning striking twice.
After the Estancia High football coach took one of his players, Alipa Peters, to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2011, he never thought he would be back. But he got a chance to take a current...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:31 PM
GIRLS' WATER POLO
Corona del Mar 12, Fountain Valley 6
CORONA DEL MAR — Alex Musselman recorded 14 saves and had two assists for the No. 3-seeded Sea Kings in the CIF Southern Section Division I first-round game Wednesday.
Diana Murphy led CdM...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Estancia High School in Costa Mesa will open its gym during the Presidents Day break to students looking to improve their basketball skills.
The Estancia Boys Basketball Boosters are hosting a coed basketball camp Monday through Feb. 25 for students...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 10:04 PM
PARAMOUNT — A special guest hopped on the Corona del Mar High bus before the Sea Kings traveled to their next boys' soccer match on Tuesday.
Jack McBean was a familiar face to those onboard. He used to ride with many of the same players to matches...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 11:35 PM
Blake Bakkila just got her driver's license after turning 16 last month.
It makes sense, then, that she revels in her role as the sparkplug for the Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team.
Bakkila, a junior, has perhaps the most prominent spot on the...