| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:43 PM
For Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder, the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectional Tennis Championships offer a chance to build on a very solid high school season.
For Newport Beach resident Austin Di Giulio, the tournament could be another big...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:18 PM
After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic.
I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:33 AM
Last high school football season, Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor reached a CIF Southern Section finale for the first time during the same year.
If the Back Bay schools plan to return in the fall, it looks as though it will be in different divisions....
| May 24, 2014
| 11:49 PM
The OC Vision boys' basketball team put on a spectacular scoring performance at The Map Sports Facility in Garden Grove, where the 14U team continued its magical season with a championship.
The quick and virtually unstoppable backcourt of Jarod Lucas,...
| 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...