| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:02 PM
They say that defense wins championships, and that always has seemed to be true for the Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team.
But what makes up a defense? The most obvious piece to the casual fan is the goalie, and the Sailors have two great...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:40 PM
The new sports complex, Bill Sumner insisted, will not be a 5,000-seat behemoth of a stadium.
Its lights will not shine into neighbors' homes through the night, the longtime Corona del Mar High School track coach said. And its footprint, Sumner added,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:44 PM
When Andrew Francini and Nate Pozin aren't playing soccer for Corona del Mar High, you can find the two playing inside a garage on Point Loma Drive. They cannot blast the soccer ball inside, just music.
Francini and Pozin are part of a three-member...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:11 PM
THERMAL — Senior midfielder Abarham Cortez scored in the 84th minute off a throw-in from Christian Monroy to lead the Estancia High boys' soccer team to a 1-0 win at Desert Mirage in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoffs....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:10 PM
There wasn't this much gridlock in the passing lanes during Jamzilla.
Estancia High and Gladstone combined for 75 turnovers in their 32-minute first-round CIF Southern Section Division 3A girls basketball playoff game Thursday, prompting Eagles Co-Coach...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:16 PM
It's rare to see Kevin Pizarro get embarrassed on a soccer field. He's that talented as a player.
Yet, embarrassed is how Pizarro said he felt when during a December practice he lined up with the rest of his Estancia High teammates. As the Eagles...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Corona del Mar 3, Beckman 0
IRVINE — John O'Connor and Camden Blower each recorded goals on Wednesday, as the visiting Sea Kings wrapped up their unbeaten Pacific Coast League title.
CdM, which finished 8-0-2 in league, has won three...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:29 PM
I wanted to applaud the amazing sports staff at the Daily Pilot.
I have been an avid reader of the Los Angeles Times and the Pilot for more than 35 years and particularly enjoy the local high school sports coverage. As a longtime player, parent of...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:33 PM
It has been an interesting season for the Newport Harbor High girls' soccer team, to say the least.
Upsetting Corona del Mar, 3-2, in the Battle of the Bay game in December was certainly a highlight. It was Newport's first win in the rivalry series in...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Daniel Azurin used to live in the Philippines until around the age of 9. The sugar business and a better life brought Azurin and his family to the U.S.
The family settled in Costa Mesa, but it kept its ties to the Philippines strong. The Philippines...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:41 AM
To say that Corona del Mar High sophomore Natalia Bruening has grown up around basketball might be a bit of an understatement.
Her parents, 6-foot-6 Christoph and 6-foot-3 Julia, met while her dad was coaching her mom on a professional team in Germany....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Corona del Mar High center Giovanni Gentosi earned the CIF Southern Section Southern Division Offensive Player of the Year award and CdM defensive end Parker Chase the Defensive Player of the Year award for leading the Sea Kings to a historic football...