| Aug 11, 2015
| 11:39 PM
This celebration of 30 years for Newport Harbor High football coach Jeff Brinkley on Saturday night called, "Coach Brinkley's Tar Ball," — the one that he'd actually be fine if it never took place — might've never been.
Thirty years could've...
| Aug 12, 2015
| 11:05 PM
Maddie Musselman's recent tweets on Twitter are all about blue and gold.
The former Corona del Mar High standout announced that she has committed to play water polo at UCLA. She also added a few emoji to her tweet, a blue heart, a gold heart and a...
| Aug 15, 2015
| 6:11 PM
There aren't very many high school football scrimmage games to get excited about, but there's at least one on Aug. 28 at Jim Scott Stadium. It's mainly because of the coaches.
Estancia High Coach Mike Bargas meets his mentor Newport Harbor Coach Jeff...
| Aug 18, 2015
| 7:42 PM
Mike Molina gave the Costa Mesa High boys' basketball team August off. Then on Monday, that all changed.
Molina sent a text to his players about a mandatory meeting in the team room. Mason Tufuga, an incoming senior, said he figured Molina wanted to...
| Jul 29, 2015
| 10:06 PM
"I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello" – The Beatles
The summer before heading off to college can be an exciting one, full of opportunity. That certainly seems to be true for Corona del Mar High graduates Eliza Britt, Grace Morgan and...
| Jul 31, 2015
| 5:09 PM
For a private high school that's only being around since 2000, Sage Hill School has built quite the girls' volleyball program.
The school has won four CIF Southern Section titles, including three in the last four years. Many key players off those...
| Aug 7, 2015
| 5:34 PM
While building a successful girls' soccer program at Bear Creek School in Redmond, Wash. Brandon Gonzalez kept in the back of his mind his desire to return to Southern California.
Gonzalez also maintained his goal of wanting to become an athletic...
| Aug 8, 2015
| 7:50 PM
When the most disappointing of his eight seasons as the UC Irvine women's soccer coach didn't sit well, Scott Juniper decided that none of his returning players would sit, period.
So, at the earliest possible opportunity, the Anteaters began working...
| Aug 5, 2015
| 6:22 PM
The first college to recruit Natalia Bruening was UC Santa Barbara, for women's volleyball. The Gauchos reached out to her at the start of her sophomore year at Corona del Mar High.
Two years later, Bruening has picked UC Santa Barbara, but to play...
| Jul 22, 2015
| 6:58 PM
Jessica Perry has stepped down after seven years as Estancia High girls' soccer coach, she said Wednesday.
Perry had an emotional meeting with a group of Estancia varsity players on Wednesday morning at incoming junior Katarina Freiberger's house. She...
| Jul 23, 2015
| 9:50 PM
Tim Parsel has seen a lot in more than four decades coaching and teaching in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
He said highlights for him include winning three league titles in four seasons as Estancia High boys' basketball coach from 1992 to...
| Jul 25, 2015
| 11:34 PM
SANTA ANA — His nose was bloodied, but the determination of Corona del Mar High incoming senior Jon Polos was not broken Saturday evening.
When Polos took an elbow to the nose early in the second half of CdM Polo's USA Water Polo Junior Olympics...