| 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 20, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Sage Hill School senior outside hitter Halland McKenna is the CIF Southern Section Division 3AA Player of the Year in girls' volleyball, making her one of four local players earning All-CIF honors.
Sage Hill senior outside hitter Kekai Whitford and...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Corona del Mar High senior defensive end Parker Chase took home the Pacific Coast League MVP honor, while sophomore quarterback Chase Garbers and senior middle linebacker Hoyt Crance garnered the Offensive and Defensive MVP awards, respectively, after...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Jack Trush has the kind of toughness one might expect of a two-meter defender in boys' water polo.
Corona del Mar High Coach Barry O'Dea moved Trush to the position early in the season, after an 11-7 loss to Loyola in the South Coast Tournament...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Kekai Whitford wrapped up her illustrious four-year run with the Sage Hill School girls' volleyball team earlier this month. She had the Lightning one win away from playing for a CIF State title.
What did the senior do 17 days later? She had as many...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:14 PM
Strange is how Darryl Hilliard described how he felt inside Corona del Mar High's gym. He spent four seasons as an assistant boys' basketball coach with the Sea Kings, before moving on to Brea Olinda last season.
Hilliard couldn't pass up the chance...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 11:30 PM
Natalia Bruening always seems to be on the court. You will find her playing volleyball or basketball.
The two sports consume Bruening's life. She plays both sports at Corona del Mar High, girls' volleyball in the fall and girls' basketball in the winter....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:36 PM
SANTA ANA — The Corona del Mar High girls' basketball team now has two college-committed soccer players on its roster.
CdM junior Kat Hess, a soccer goalie who is committed to Stanford, joined the Sea Kings hoops squad this week as she is...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Corona del Mar High senior Jack Trush has been named Pacific Coast League MVP after helping the CdM boys' water polo team win league for the 16th straight year.
Trush is joined on the first team all-league team by senior goalkeeper Nigel Bress and...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Sage Hill School senior setter Maddy Abbott took home the Academy League girls' volleyball MVP honor after lifting the program to its first outright league title, its second straight CIF Southern Section title, and its second straight CIF State Southern...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:31 PM
There was talk that Kevin Pizarro might never play for the Estancia High boys' soccer team again. Pizarro thought about sticking with club soccer and dropping the sport in high school.
The trend nowadays for teenagers as talented as Pizarro is for...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:52 PM
WESTMINSTER — Prior to the tipoff, Corona del Mar High Coach Ryan Schachter complained about the air conditioner inside the gym. There really was no need to run the air inside at Westminster High on Friday night when it was cold outside.