| 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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Corona del Mar High center Giovanni Gentosi, Costa Mesa High running back Oronde Crenshaw, Newport Harbor wide receiver Quest Truxton and Corona del Mar quarterback Luke Napolitano highlight four of seven Newport-Mesa seniors selected to play in the...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Spencer Keith used to be a serious rock climber. With no rock climbing team at Corona del Mar High, Keith ran.
Three years ago, Keith joined the boys' cross-country and track and field teams at school. During the first two seasons, he still found time...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Corona del Mar def. Harvard-Westlake
Joey Martino recorded 19 kills to help lead the No. 2-seeded Sea Kings to a 25-11, 25-18, 25-12 first-round win in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs at CdM Tuesday.
Kevin Fults (nine...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Before some of his high school football games, Riley Gaddis has watched video clips of Ronnie Lott, one of his NFL favorite players, deliver monster hits.
Gaddis says he got the idea from a coach, Kirk Norton, during freshman football, when the...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:43 PM
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.
In the fall of that year, when he ran cross-country, Furey talked golf. When he played basketball in the winter,...