| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Friends, students and officials at Irvine's Woodbridge High School are sharing memories of Jason Alan Van Leuven, a special-needs instructor who died in a fiery car crash Dec. 13, four days shy of his 27th birthday.
Kind, generous and compassionate were...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The day after Christmas, Cole Norris rose out of bed early. He had a flight to catch with his Newport Harbor High boys' basketball team out of John Wayne Airport.
The trip was to Arizona for a holiday tournament, and it wasn't Norris' first or last to...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:38 PM
More than 50 people attended the memorial service for David Stiller to speak of his loyalty, passion for civic affairs and propensity for sending emails. He died March 9 at 78.
At the time of his death, the active community member had been serving on...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:32 PM
Corona del Mar High Coach Ross Sinclair calls Mark Walsh the Bill Barnett of Santa Barbara. Not in terms of age, but success as a coach in water polo.
Sinclair's girls faced Barnett's Newport Harbor team a couple of weeks ago, without Barnett at the...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:28 PM
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — The Corona del Mar High boys' basketball team lost two big men to another sport on Saturday. Coach Ryan Schachter wasn't thrilled about not having 6-foot-7 starting center Ryan Moss and 6-foot-4 sixth-man Matt Ctvrtlik...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:24 PM
Sam Kobrine spent much of December and the first week of the New Year playing two different roles in two different sports for two different teams.
Kobrine is a standout in volleyball and in basketball, and sometimes he plays both during the same time of...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 11:15 PM
Chanel Schilling's favorite water polo memory is also one of her first.
It's been nearly eight years since Schilling helped her Newport Water Polo Foundation 10-and-under co-ed team win the prestigious San Diego Cup in May, 2007. Schilling remembers the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Leading up to last week's football game, Corona del Mar High's Barrett Barbato switched sides. He went from strong safety to lining up at tailback in practice.
All week CdM's defense gave Barbato an earful before its Pacific Coast League game against...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:49 PM
Kintka Keju amassed 32 assists to help lead the Costa Mesa High girls' volleyball team past crosstown rival Estancia, 25-20, 25-27, 25-10, 25-16, in the Mustangs' gym Tuesday night.
Cat Kricorian recorded 10 kills and 12 digs and Stephanie Willett...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Waking up at 5 o'clock on a freezing-cold morning to play in a volleyball tournament with my clique-filled team had not been one of the top things I was feeling excited about doing, and yet, my commitment and loyalty had prevailed over my need to play...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Amid the unrelenting furor surrounding the NFL and domestic violence the past three weeks, a critically important story concerning football, and all collision sports slipped by virtually unnoticed.
A projection was made from NFL documents in the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Sage Hill def. Calvary Chapel Downey
Maddy Abbott had 27 assists and seven aces to help lead the Lightning to a 25-5, 25-9, 25-13 Academy League win Thursday.
Kekai Whitford had eight kills, Jade Blevins had seven kills and six digs...