| 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...
| 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 16, 2014
| 11:33 PM
Not many will remember how on the first play from scrimmage last week Keaton Cablay dropped an easy pass. Cablay does, and he can laugh about it now.
He made sure to come up with the pass on the game's final play.
The pass went in Cablay's direction,...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:26 PM
In a different world, Corona del Mar High senior Ashton Jajonie might have played in a different Battle of the Bay game.
Jajonie's mother, Krista, was known as Krista Lesh when she swam at CdM in the late 1980s. She prodded Ashton to try water polo, and...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:30 PM
There probably isn't a high school boys' volleyball team in the country that can say it has two coaches on its staff part of the 500-win club.
Newport Harbor High will be able to stake a claim to that this spring.
Rocky Ciarelli, who won more than 500...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:26 PM
When Rocky Ciarelli retired from a storied 24-year volleyball coaching career at his alma mater Huntington Beach High in 2008, he said he never had any plans to return to the high school game. It took a friend to lure him back, but not with the Oilers....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:58 AM
BOYS' WATER POLO
Corona del Mar 16, Irvine 9
IRVINE — Jack Trush had four goals for the Sea Kings in Thursday's Pacific Coast League road opener.
Brendan Hack scored three goals for CdM (6-2, 1-0 in league), and Foster Hoose and Jack Kline each...
| 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...
| 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,...