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Edison Passing Tournament Schedule ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:46:02 +0000
The 16th annual Edison Passing Tournament, aka The Battle at the Beach, annually is one of the best 7-on-7 tournaments around, and this year is no different. Actually, the quality of the tournament might make it different. There’s a great lineup of teams scheduled to compete on Saturday. Below is the schedule for the daylong […]
Video: North-South OC All-Star Highlights ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:48:08 +0000
The OC Sidelines crew was out at the 55th Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Football Game on Thursday, July 10, at Orange Coast College. The North ended a five-game losing streak to the South with a 12-6 victory when Servite’s Neil Pauu caught a 41-yard TD pass from Fullerton’s Scott Lloyd with 92 seconds […]
Live Blog: Los Al Beats Bosco in Early Action ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:33:31 +0000
Pool play is complete at the 16th annual Battle at the Beach at Edison High. The morning brought with it a few surprises. Notably, in the first game of the day, Los Alamitos upset St. John Bosco, 20-19. Coach Jason Negro, who guided Bosco to last season’s Open Division Bowl Championship, was asked what happened? […]
Live Blog: Retirement is Awesome, So is Santa Margarita ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:57:29 +0000
In the play-in games at the Battle at the Beach, there was a big Trinity League matchup between Santa Margarita and JSerra, and a big rivalry game between Mater Dei and Edison. Both contests were good. JSerra dropped some key passes and Santa Margarita made some plays and pulled out a 28-21 win over JSerra. […]
Live Blog: Trinity League Makes Its Mark ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:38:34 +0000
The semifinals of the Battle at the Beach will feature two Trinity League teams facing each other. Santa Margarita scored a 26-14 victory over top-seeded Westlake in the quarterfinals. St. John Bosco, which surprisingly lost to Los Alamitos in the first game of the day, will face Margarita with the winner advancing to the championship. […]
Live Blog: Margarita Loses to Bosco in Semis ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:26:06 +0000
St. John Bosco won the Open Division Bowl championship last season, and the Braves don’t look half bad this season either. Bosco defeated Santa Margarita, 25-12, in the semifinals of the Battle at the Beach passing tournament at Edison High. “St. John Bosco is a great football team,” said Santa Margarita coach Rick Curtis, who […]
Live Blog: Hart Beats Bosco at the Beach ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:19:24 +0000
Newhall Hart won the 16th annual Battle at the Beach on Saturday, beating defending Open Division Bowl champion St. John Bosco in the process. Hart scored a 19-13 victory over the Braves, who lost its first game of the day against Los Alamitos and entered the afternoon’s championship bracket as the fifth-seeded team. Hart went […]
Remix: St. John Bosco Suffers Hart Attack ( OC SideLines )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:22:29 +0000
That newly formed West Valley Division in the Southern Section won’t be hurting for talent when the playoffs roll around come fall. Newhall Hart, the defending Northern Division champ, rode the arm of Brady White and the receiving of Trent Irwin to the tournament championship of the 16th annual Battle at the Beach on Saturday. […]
Eagles Pleased With Their Beach Run ( OC SideLines )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:26:49 +0000
Santa Margarita Catholic didn’t win the Battle at the Beach over the weekend, but the Eagles reached the semifinals and that was notable. In the best passing tournament of the summer, Margarita went further in the tournament than any other Orange County team, including Trinity League rivals JSerra and Mater Dei. Perhaps most impressive, the […]
Mater Dei Tabs Uyesaka to Head Golf Programs ( OC SideLines )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:13:15 +0000
Derek Uyesaka has been named head coach of the boys’ and girls’ golf programs at Mater Dei High School, school administration announced July 7. Uyesaka has served as the boys’ assistant coach at Mater Dei for the past six years and girls’ assistant coach at Mater Dei for the past five years. He has also […]
All-State Baseball: 2nd, 3rd Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:50:25 +0000
The 34th annual all-state teams package for baseball also includes 30 players named second team overall plus 35 more who are third team. The third team, however, is only for seniors and only for large schools. For the elite all-state first team overall, CLICK HERE. For the all-state underclass teams, CLICK HERE. For the all-state […]
All-State Baseball: First Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:51:36 +0000
On the same day that Major League Baseball was announcing which players are going to this year’s All-Star Game, we were finalizing the picks for the 34th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state first team. All of these players will be listed in the state record book, and we’ll be posting all of them later this summer. […]
Inside the All-State Softball Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:09:02 +0000
This extra all-state softball post for Gold Club members lists more of the state’s top underclass players, explains why the All-CIFSS teams were diminished as part of our criteria and gives some extra credit to a few players, including our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year. If you’re not a Gold Club member yet, […]
Girls of Summer: Busy time starts ( Cal Hi Sports )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:30:17 +0000
Cal Stars Nike Elite lose in three overtimes at the End of the Trail tourney in Oregon and a very young EBO Black team has a good showing at the Under Armour event in Louisville with 2014 State Freshman of the Year Destiny Littleton putting on a show. Note: Our girls basketball analyst, Harold Abend, […]
Inside the All-State Baseball Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:09:45 +0000
This extra all-state baseball post for Gold Club members includes more of the state’s top underclass players, including freshmen. We also hand out some extra shoutouts – such as to our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year – plus explain why we may have short-changed a couple of top multi-sport athletes. If you’re not […]
Honorable Mention Schools of Year ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:21 +0000
To go with our massive State Schools of the Year salute, here are some additional schools that were on our board in the various CIF state divisions that we would consider to be honorable mention. For announcement of overall State School of the Year, CLICK HERE. For State Schools of the Year by division plus […]
More State Schools of the Year ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:33 +0000
Archbishop Mitty and Torrey Pines continue back-and-forth duel in girls sports with Mitty getting the nod this time. Other schools ending with special honors include St. John Bosco (D2), Chaminade (D3), Central Catholic of Modesto (D4) and St. Joseph Notre Dame of Alameda (D5). Fifteen more schools also gain special mention for overall athletic excellence. […]
State School of the Year: Mater Dei ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:47 +0000
It’s not really close this time as Monarchs repeat as state’s No. 1 overall sports school. They also collect top honor for the fifth time in school history. First-ever CIF state title in boys track followed by top five finish in boys golf two days later turned race into a rout. For State Schools of […]
DeAndre Ayton Introduced at LeBron ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:44:32 +0000
Prep school phenom stands out at LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas during first July viewing period for boys basketball. Report from July 9-13 viewing period includes recap of six California participants at LeBron and Team Inland capturing the 17U Invitational at Pangos Sweet 16 in Long Beach. Please check out and bookmark our […]
Bakersfield & 1916 CIF title ( Cal Hi Sports )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:19:03 +0000
The CIF says it will count the Drillers’ football championship they were awarded way back in 1916 at a CIF Federated Council meeting, but we at Cal-Hi Sports will not in our record book because that title was not won on the field. Note: More state record lists, including all-time archives of our various all-state […]
Kids, coaches enjoy St. Francis High football camp experience ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:38:00 PDT
Football: Third annual Golden Knights event offers "taste" of high school feel.

While the 35 or so kids who attended Thursday and Friday afternoon's third annual Golden Knight Youth Football Camp were guaranteed a chance to participate in various drills and run wild all over Friedman Field, they weren't the only ones having fun.
Reserves lead St. Francis High basketball past Flintridge Prep ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:54:00 PDT
Basketball: Stephens finishes with 13 points, eight rebounds in Golden Knights' 55-39 victory against Rebels.

LA CAÑADA — For the first several weeks of the summer season, the St. Francis High basketball team has had to shuffle its lineup.
Burroughs High basketball makes move in second half to defeat Flintridge Prep ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 22:39:00 PDT
Basketball: Indians cap tiring day with 39-32 victory against Rebels in Maranatha Summer League game.

PASADENA — It was a tiring day Tuesday for the Burroughs High boys’ basketball team.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:03:00 PDT
Basketball: Even without top player, Bulldogs notch 33-23 victory against Tologs in Burbank Summer League game.

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Photo: La Cañada High School pool under construction ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:40:00 PDT
Workers break up the floor of the pool at La Cañada High School on Monday, July 7, 2014.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Glendale High football on road for start of 2014 season ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 11:10:00 PDT
Football: Nitros open season with three straight road contests before onset of Pacific League play.

Aside from practice, the members of the Glendale High football team won't see much of their home field during the first month of the season.
Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 20:24:00 PDT
Baseball: Former Crescenta Valley High pitcher will be part of new regime with PAC-12 program.

From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:03:00 PDT
Basketball: Even without top player, Bulldogs notch 33-23 victory against Tologs in Burbank Summer League game.

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014 ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 9 Jul 2014 23:22:00 PDT
Football: Tornadoes will host Sheiks Aug. 28 to open season before taking on same nine opponents.

No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination.
Glendale High boys' basketball falters down stretch to North Hollywood ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:28:00 PDT
Basketball: Nitros have substantial lead late, but let North Hollywood back in, falling in summer league game, 69-63.

GLENDALE — With three starters injured, the Glendale High boys’ basketball team took on North Hollywood Thursday a bit short-staffed.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Angels week in review: ASG break (kinda) for red-hot Halos ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:58:00 -0400
The Angels (minus Mike Trout and Erick Aybar) head into the All-Star break as owners of the best home record in the majors (32-15).
Gwynn Jr. discusses loss, legacy of Hall of Fame father ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:20:00 -0400
Tony Gwynn Jr. discusses the loss and legacy of Hall of Fame father Tony Gwynn in an interview with Ken Rosenthal.
A's slugger Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:58:23 -0400
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star Home Run Derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:13:00 -0400
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers
Gallery: Angels at the All-Star Game ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:16:00 -0400
Check out the best images of the Angels' Mike Trout and Erick Aybar in Minnesota for the All-Star Game festivities.
Serra RB Malik Roberson eager to return to 2012 form ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:44:00 -0400
Serra's Malik Roberson was bound for big things in 2013 before a major knee injury ended his season before it could begin. While the running back has 'no confidence in (my knee yet),' Roberson is working to have the senior season he's 'dreamed of.'
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Mike Trout ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout speaks 1-on-1 with Alex Curry about the All-Star Game, Derek Jeter, and what to expect in the second half of the Halos' season.
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Erick Aybar ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:07:00 -0400
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, a late addition to the American League All-Star Game roster, speaks with Alex Curry about his experiences in Minnesota.
All-Star Game MVP Trout adds new chapter to growing legacy ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:48:00 -0400
What a night for Trouty! Scoring childhood idol Derek Jeter on an RBI triple highlights MVP performance by Mike Trout in American League victory in All-Star Game.
Mike Trout wins All-Star Game MVP honors ( Fox Sports West )
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:17:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout discusses his great performance in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( Burbank Leader )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
Burbank High baseball uses trio of three-run innings to defeat La Cañada ( Burbank Leader )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
Baseball: Spartans score four runs in final inning, but Bulldogs able to hold on for 11-7 VIBL victory.

LA CAÑADA — With both the head coaches for the Bur
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( Burbank Leader )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( Burbank Leader )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Burbank High football to be road tested for 2014 season ( Burbank Leader )
Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:03:00 PDT
Football: Bulldogs will be away in seven of 10 games, won't have a home contest until fifth week of season.

Looking at the 2014 schedule for the Burbank High football team, one thing stands out.
Tully Talk: Recognizing the best, and the worst, with the Tully Trophy ( Burbank Leader )
Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:12:00 PDT
Summer is in full force and many local high school athletes are finally getting some time to relax, while others are competing in summer leagues or headed to compete in college after an eventful 2013-14 school year.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( Burbank Leader )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( Burbank Leader )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Galindo steps down as softball coach at Bell-Jeff ( Burbank Leader )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:36:00 PDT
Softball: Coach led Guards to CIF Division VI championship in 2013, three Santa Fe League titles during three-year tenure.

During his three-year tenure as the Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball coach, Florencio Galindo accomplished something that is rare among coaches at the school, or in the city for that matter.
Burroughs High football to face some new opponents in 2014 season ( Burbank Leader )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:04:00 PDT
Football: Indians will take on three new nonleague teams in preparation for challenging Pacific League campaign.

The Burroughs High football team hasn't enjoyed a great deal of success during nonleague competition over the last four years.
Angels week in review: ASG break (kinda) for red-hot Halos ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:58:00 -0400
The Angels (minus Mike Trout and Erick Aybar) head into the All-Star break as owners of the best home record in the majors (32-15).
Gwynn Jr. discusses loss, legacy of Hall of Fame father ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:20:00 -0400
Tony Gwynn Jr. discusses the loss and legacy of Hall of Fame father Tony Gwynn in an interview with Ken Rosenthal.
A's slugger Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:58:23 -0400
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star Home Run Derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:13:00 -0400
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers
Gallery: Angels at the All-Star Game ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:16:00 -0400
Check out the best images of the Angels' Mike Trout and Erick Aybar in Minnesota for the All-Star Game festivities.
Serra RB Malik Roberson eager to return to 2012 form ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:44:00 -0400
Serra's Malik Roberson was bound for big things in 2013 before a major knee injury ended his season before it could begin. While the running back has 'no confidence in (my knee yet),' Roberson is working to have the senior season he's 'dreamed of.'
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Mike Trout ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout speaks 1-on-1 with Alex Curry about the All-Star Game, Derek Jeter, and what to expect in the second half of the Halos' season.
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Erick Aybar ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:07:00 -0400
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, a late addition to the American League All-Star Game roster, speaks with Alex Curry about his experiences in Minnesota.
All-Star Game MVP Trout adds new chapter to growing legacy ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:48:00 -0400
What a night for Trouty! Scoring childhood idol Derek Jeter on an RBI triple highlights MVP performance by Mike Trout in American League victory in All-Star Game.
Mike Trout wins All-Star Game MVP honors ( Fox Sports West )
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:17:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout discusses his great performance in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.
2013-14 Signal Coach of the Year: Saugus' Rene Paragas ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:19:31 -0400

This was the best coached year in the last decade in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Valencia's Devin Davis third in Junior Home Run Derby ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:56:24 -0400

Valencia High School baseball player Devin Davis got to go deep at a Major League Baseball stadium.

2013-14 Female Athlete of the Year: Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:01:24 -0400

When The Signal first heard about Saugus swimmer Abbey Weitzeil, the young swimmer was barely a freshman.

2013-14 Male Athlete of the Year: Hart's Davis Koppenhaver ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:28:07 -0400

There is a pattern to past Signal Male Athletes of the Year.

2013-14 Team of the Year: Saugus boys cross country ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:00:53 -0400

It’s comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.

High School Baseball: Luck on La Mirada's side ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:55:06 PDT
La Mirada High dodged a real bullet in its Suburban League softball title hopes on Wednesday afternoon.
2013 All-Area Girls Basketball Team: El Rancho's Khadidja Diakite tops Whittier Daily News picks ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:37:44 PDT
El Rancho High School's girls basketball team managed to make some history this season with senior forward Khadidja Diakite leading the way.
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2013 Whittier Daily News All-Area Girls Basketball Team
High School Softball: La Serna rolls to victory over Colton ( Whittier Daily News )
Thu, 23 May 2013 23:08:53 PDT
The game plan for Whittier La Serna coach Ginger Larsin was simple: put the ball in play.
La Serna: Ginger Larsin era comes to a close ( Whittier Daily News )
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:43:55 PDT
Ginger Larsin, who for the past 26 years has been head coach of the La Serna High softball team, told this newspaper she is retiring from coaching effective immediately.
Religious bias cited in schools' federal lawsuit against CIF over new leagues ( Whittier Daily News )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:17:00 PDT
Four Southland parochial high schools are claiming religious bias and lack of due process in a federal lawsuit fighting a California Interscholastic Federation decision to pull their sports teams from mixed public-private school leagues and place them in new leagues made up of predominantly religious schools.
2013 All-Area Boys Golf Team: Damien's Brandon Tsujimoto leads San Gabriel Valley picks ( Whittier Daily News )
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:11:42 PDT
Brandon Tsujimoto started the 2013 golf season strong and finished just as strongly.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley All-Area Boys Golf Team
CIF denies Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeal for eligibility with Diamond Bar football team ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:58:28 PDT
The California Interscholastic Association, or CIF, has denied Diamond Bar High School football player Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeals bid and the junior standout will not be eligible to play for the Brahmas varsity football team until Nov.
Sportswriter and editor Bob Shafer dies at 87 ( Whittier Daily News )
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:28:06 PDT
Bob Shafer, a versatile and popular sportswriter and editor in a long career with the Pasadena Star-News, Santa Monica Outlook and Los Angeles Daily News, died July 10 in Simi Valley.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: California hires Romone Neal to coach boys basketball ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:36:24 PDT
Cal High has hired former Corona Roosevelt and Garden Grove La Quinta coach Romone Neal to take over its boys basketball program and teach social studies.
2013 All-Area Softball Team: Bishop Amat's Alexis Gonzalez leads San Gabriel Valley Tribune picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 01:01:02 PDT
When it came to hitting a softball consistently and with power, no player in the area in recent years did it better than Bishop Amat High School's Alexis Gonzalez.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Softball Team
Religious bias cited in schools' federal lawsuit against CIF over new leagues ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:17:00 PDT
Four Southland parochial high schools are claiming religious bias and lack of due process in a federal lawsuit fighting a California Interscholastic Federation decision to pull their sports teams from mixed public-private school leagues and place them in new leagues made up of predominantly religious schools.
2013 All-Area Track Team: Bishop Amat, Bonita seniors lead San Gabriel Valley picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:21:36 PDT
Bishop Amat High School's Darren Andrews and Bonita's Marissa Scott accomplished a lot in their athletic careers. But the duo saved their best for last.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Boys Track Team | 2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Girls Track Team
2013 All-Area Boys Tennis Team: Rowland's Kevin Vuong leads San Gabriel Valley Tribune picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:26:00 PDT

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2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Boys Tennis Team
2013 All-Area Boys Golf Team: Damien's Brandon Tsujimoto leads San Gabriel Valley picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:11:42 PDT
Brandon Tsujimoto started the 2013 golf season strong and finished just as strongly.
Photo gallery:
2013 San Gabriel Valley All-Area Boys Golf Team
CIF denies Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeal for eligibility with Diamond Bar football team ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:58:28 PDT
The California Interscholastic Association, or CIF, has denied Diamond Bar High School football player Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeals bid and the junior standout will not be eligible to play for the Brahmas varsity football team until Nov.
High Schools: CIF declares Payton ineligible at Upland ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:54:40 PDT
The CIF has declared standout running back Jake Payton ineligible for the 2013 season after San Dimas challenged his transfer to Upland.
High Schools: New football fields game changers ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:55:53 PDT
It's understandable the pride that's building in Diamond Ranch football coach Roddy Layton as the district nears completion of a project that will see new on-campus football stadiums featuring AstroTurf fields open this fall at Diamond Ranch, Pomona and Garey high schools.
Arcadia High reported CIF-SS rules violations in cross country program before coach's dismissal ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Tue, 6 Aug 2013 19:04:21 PDT
Arcadia High School administrators notified the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section of undisclosed rules violations involving the men's cross country program before firing the team's head coach, a CIF-SS spokesman said Tuesday.
Baseball: Northview's Pedroza brothers each get a taste of pro ball ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 9 Aug 2013 23:13:47 PDT
The goal for most high school baseball players is to one day be good enough to play professionally, and if the cards fall in the right order, make it to the major leagues.
Glendale High football on road for start of 2014 season ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 11:10:00 PDT
Football: Nitros open season with three straight road contests before onset of Pacific League play.

Aside from practice, the members of the Glendale High football team won't see much of their home field during the first month of the season.
Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 20:24:00 PDT
Baseball: Former Crescenta Valley High pitcher will be part of new regime with PAC-12 program.

From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:03:00 PDT
Basketball: Even without top player, Bulldogs notch 33-23 victory against Tologs in Burbank Summer League game.

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014 ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 9 Jul 2014 23:22:00 PDT
Football: Tornadoes will host Sheiks Aug. 28 to open season before taking on same nine opponents.

No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination.
Glendale High boys' basketball falters down stretch to North Hollywood ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:28:00 PDT
Basketball: Nitros have substantial lead late, but let North Hollywood back in, falling in summer league game, 69-63.

GLENDALE — With three starters injured, the Glendale High boys’ basketball team took on North Hollywood Thursday a bit short-staffed.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Galaxy to play host to New England on Wednesday night ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:25:00 PDT
GALAXY VS NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION
Trevor Ariza traded to Houston Rockets as part of three-team deal ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:56:00 PDT
Trevor Ariza will join the Houston Rockets as part of a three-team trade also involving the New Orleans Pelicans and Washington Wizards.
Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:39:00 PDT
In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them.
Head injuries prompt UCLA's Lauren Holiday to retire from basketball ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:37:00 PDT
Lauren Holiday has played her last college basketball game. A series of head injuries has prompted the guard from Calabasas to retire, UCLA announced Tuesday.
NBA chief Adam Silver: Sterlings may still own Clippers at season start ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:56:00 PDT
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver left open the possibility Tuesday that Donald and Shelly Sterling could still own the Clippers when the new season starts in October.
Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:46:00 PDT
Tiger Woods was introspective. He was friendly. He was defiant.
Julius Randle might be something for Lakers ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:30:00 PDT
There are murmurs, nothing serious, because it's only July and this is the NBA's summer league, not the last 30 games of the regular season.
Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:31:00 PDT
The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts.
Mike Trout is All-Star MVP after leading AL to 5-3 victory ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:35:00 PDT
The all-Jeter-all-the-time All-Star game started the way it was supposed to Tuesday night when Derek Jeter dived to his left for a shot off Andrew McCutchen's bat and rifled a throw to first base.
Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:18:00 PDT
As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not.
Edison Passing Tournament Schedule ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:46:02 +0000
The 16th annual Edison Passing Tournament, aka The Battle at the Beach, annually is one of the best 7-on-7 tournaments around, and this year is no different. Actually, the quality of the tournament might make it different. There’s a great lineup of teams scheduled to compete on Saturday. Below is the schedule for the daylong […]
Video: North-South OC All-Star Highlights ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:48:08 +0000
The OC Sidelines crew was out at the 55th Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Football Game on Thursday, July 10, at Orange Coast College. The North ended a five-game losing streak to the South with a 12-6 victory when Servite’s Neil Pauu caught a 41-yard TD pass from Fullerton’s Scott Lloyd with 92 seconds […]
Live Blog: Los Al Beats Bosco in Early Action ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:33:31 +0000
Pool play is complete at the 16th annual Battle at the Beach at Edison High. The morning brought with it a few surprises. Notably, in the first game of the day, Los Alamitos upset St. John Bosco, 20-19. Coach Jason Negro, who guided Bosco to last season’s Open Division Bowl Championship, was asked what happened? […]
Live Blog: Retirement is Awesome, So is Santa Margarita ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:57:29 +0000
In the play-in games at the Battle at the Beach, there was a big Trinity League matchup between Santa Margarita and JSerra, and a big rivalry game between Mater Dei and Edison. Both contests were good. JSerra dropped some key passes and Santa Margarita made some plays and pulled out a 28-21 win over JSerra. […]
Live Blog: Trinity League Makes Its Mark ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:38:34 +0000
The semifinals of the Battle at the Beach will feature two Trinity League teams facing each other. Santa Margarita scored a 26-14 victory over top-seeded Westlake in the quarterfinals. St. John Bosco, which surprisingly lost to Los Alamitos in the first game of the day, will face Margarita with the winner advancing to the championship. […]
Live Blog: Margarita Loses to Bosco in Semis ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:26:06 +0000
St. John Bosco won the Open Division Bowl championship last season, and the Braves don’t look half bad this season either. Bosco defeated Santa Margarita, 25-12, in the semifinals of the Battle at the Beach passing tournament at Edison High. “St. John Bosco is a great football team,” said Santa Margarita coach Rick Curtis, who […]
Live Blog: Hart Beats Bosco at the Beach ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:19:24 +0000
Newhall Hart won the 16th annual Battle at the Beach on Saturday, beating defending Open Division Bowl champion St. John Bosco in the process. Hart scored a 19-13 victory over the Braves, who lost its first game of the day against Los Alamitos and entered the afternoon’s championship bracket as the fifth-seeded team. Hart went […]
Remix: St. John Bosco Suffers Hart Attack ( OC SideLines )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:22:29 +0000
That newly formed West Valley Division in the Southern Section won’t be hurting for talent when the playoffs roll around come fall. Newhall Hart, the defending Northern Division champ, rode the arm of Brady White and the receiving of Trent Irwin to the tournament championship of the 16th annual Battle at the Beach on Saturday. […]
Eagles Pleased With Their Beach Run ( OC SideLines )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:26:49 +0000
Santa Margarita Catholic didn’t win the Battle at the Beach over the weekend, but the Eagles reached the semifinals and that was notable. In the best passing tournament of the summer, Margarita went further in the tournament than any other Orange County team, including Trinity League rivals JSerra and Mater Dei. Perhaps most impressive, the […]
Mater Dei Tabs Uyesaka to Head Golf Programs ( OC SideLines )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:13:15 +0000
Derek Uyesaka has been named head coach of the boys’ and girls’ golf programs at Mater Dei High School, school administration announced July 7. Uyesaka has served as the boys’ assistant coach at Mater Dei for the past six years and girls’ assistant coach at Mater Dei for the past five years. He has also […]
All-State Baseball: 2nd, 3rd Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:50:25 +0000
The 34th annual all-state teams package for baseball also includes 30 players named second team overall plus 35 more who are third team. The third team, however, is only for seniors and only for large schools. For the elite all-state first team overall, CLICK HERE. For the all-state underclass teams, CLICK HERE. For the all-state […]
All-State Baseball: First Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:51:36 +0000
On the same day that Major League Baseball was announcing which players are going to this year’s All-Star Game, we were finalizing the picks for the 34th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state first team. All of these players will be listed in the state record book, and we’ll be posting all of them later this summer. […]
Inside the All-State Softball Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:09:02 +0000
This extra all-state softball post for Gold Club members lists more of the state’s top underclass players, explains why the All-CIFSS teams were diminished as part of our criteria and gives some extra credit to a few players, including our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year. If you’re not a Gold Club member yet, […]
Girls of Summer: Busy time starts ( Cal Hi Sports )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:30:17 +0000
Cal Stars Nike Elite lose in three overtimes at the End of the Trail tourney in Oregon and a very young EBO Black team has a good showing at the Under Armour event in Louisville with 2014 State Freshman of the Year Destiny Littleton putting on a show. Note: Our girls basketball analyst, Harold Abend, […]
Inside the All-State Baseball Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:09:45 +0000
This extra all-state baseball post for Gold Club members includes more of the state’s top underclass players, including freshmen. We also hand out some extra shoutouts – such as to our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year – plus explain why we may have short-changed a couple of top multi-sport athletes. If you’re not […]
Honorable Mention Schools of Year ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:21 +0000
To go with our massive State Schools of the Year salute, here are some additional schools that were on our board in the various CIF state divisions that we would consider to be honorable mention. For announcement of overall State School of the Year, CLICK HERE. For State Schools of the Year by division plus […]
More State Schools of the Year ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:33 +0000
Archbishop Mitty and Torrey Pines continue back-and-forth duel in girls sports with Mitty getting the nod this time. Other schools ending with special honors include St. John Bosco (D2), Chaminade (D3), Central Catholic of Modesto (D4) and St. Joseph Notre Dame of Alameda (D5). Fifteen more schools also gain special mention for overall athletic excellence. […]
State School of the Year: Mater Dei ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:47 +0000
It’s not really close this time as Monarchs repeat as state’s No. 1 overall sports school. They also collect top honor for the fifth time in school history. First-ever CIF state title in boys track followed by top five finish in boys golf two days later turned race into a rout. For State Schools of […]
DeAndre Ayton Introduced at LeBron ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:44:32 +0000
Prep school phenom stands out at LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas during first July viewing period for boys basketball. Report from July 9-13 viewing period includes recap of six California participants at LeBron and Team Inland capturing the 17U Invitational at Pangos Sweet 16 in Long Beach. Please check out and bookmark our […]
Bakersfield & 1916 CIF title ( Cal Hi Sports )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:19:03 +0000
The CIF says it will count the Drillers’ football championship they were awarded way back in 1916 at a CIF Federated Council meeting, but we at Cal-Hi Sports will not in our record book because that title was not won on the field. Note: More state record lists, including all-time archives of our various all-state […]
Kids, coaches enjoy St. Francis High football camp experience ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:38:00 PDT
Football: Third annual Golden Knights event offers "taste" of high school feel.

While the 35 or so kids who attended Thursday and Friday afternoon's third annual Golden Knight Youth Football Camp were guaranteed a chance to participate in various drills and run wild all over Friedman Field, they weren't the only ones having fun.
Reserves lead St. Francis High basketball past Flintridge Prep ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:54:00 PDT
Basketball: Stephens finishes with 13 points, eight rebounds in Golden Knights' 55-39 victory against Rebels.

LA CAÑADA — For the first several weeks of the summer season, the St. Francis High basketball team has had to shuffle its lineup.
Burroughs High basketball makes move in second half to defeat Flintridge Prep ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 22:39:00 PDT
Basketball: Indians cap tiring day with 39-32 victory against Rebels in Maranatha Summer League game.

PASADENA — It was a tiring day Tuesday for the Burroughs High boys’ basketball team.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:03:00 PDT
Basketball: Even without top player, Bulldogs notch 33-23 victory against Tologs in Burbank Summer League game.

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Photo: La Cañada High School pool under construction ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:40:00 PDT
Workers break up the floor of the pool at La Cañada High School on Monday, July 7, 2014.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( La Canada Valley Sun )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Glendale High football on road for start of 2014 season ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 11:10:00 PDT
Football: Nitros open season with three straight road contests before onset of Pacific League play.

Aside from practice, the members of the Glendale High football team won't see much of their home field during the first month of the season.
Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 20:24:00 PDT
Baseball: Former Crescenta Valley High pitcher will be part of new regime with PAC-12 program.

From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:03:00 PDT
Basketball: Even without top player, Bulldogs notch 33-23 victory against Tologs in Burbank Summer League game.

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014 ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 9 Jul 2014 23:22:00 PDT
Football: Tornadoes will host Sheiks Aug. 28 to open season before taking on same nine opponents.

No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination.
Glendale High boys' basketball falters down stretch to North Hollywood ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:28:00 PDT
Basketball: Nitros have substantial lead late, but let North Hollywood back in, falling in summer league game, 69-63.

GLENDALE — With three starters injured, the Glendale High boys’ basketball team took on North Hollywood Thursday a bit short-staffed.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Angels week in review: ASG break (kinda) for red-hot Halos ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:58:00 -0400
The Angels (minus Mike Trout and Erick Aybar) head into the All-Star break as owners of the best home record in the majors (32-15).
Gwynn Jr. discusses loss, legacy of Hall of Fame father ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:20:00 -0400
Tony Gwynn Jr. discusses the loss and legacy of Hall of Fame father Tony Gwynn in an interview with Ken Rosenthal.
A's slugger Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:58:23 -0400
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star Home Run Derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:13:00 -0400
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers
Gallery: Angels at the All-Star Game ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:16:00 -0400
Check out the best images of the Angels' Mike Trout and Erick Aybar in Minnesota for the All-Star Game festivities.
Serra RB Malik Roberson eager to return to 2012 form ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:44:00 -0400
Serra's Malik Roberson was bound for big things in 2013 before a major knee injury ended his season before it could begin. While the running back has 'no confidence in (my knee yet),' Roberson is working to have the senior season he's 'dreamed of.'
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Mike Trout ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout speaks 1-on-1 with Alex Curry about the All-Star Game, Derek Jeter, and what to expect in the second half of the Halos' season.
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Erick Aybar ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:07:00 -0400
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, a late addition to the American League All-Star Game roster, speaks with Alex Curry about his experiences in Minnesota.
All-Star Game MVP Trout adds new chapter to growing legacy ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:48:00 -0400
What a night for Trouty! Scoring childhood idol Derek Jeter on an RBI triple highlights MVP performance by Mike Trout in American League victory in All-Star Game.
Mike Trout wins All-Star Game MVP honors ( Fox Sports West )
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:17:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout discusses his great performance in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( Burbank Leader )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
Burbank High baseball uses trio of three-run innings to defeat La Cañada ( Burbank Leader )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
Baseball: Spartans score four runs in final inning, but Bulldogs able to hold on for 11-7 VIBL victory.

LA CAÑADA — With both the head coaches for the Bur
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( Burbank Leader )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( Burbank Leader )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Burbank High football to be road tested for 2014 season ( Burbank Leader )
Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:03:00 PDT
Football: Bulldogs will be away in seven of 10 games, won't have a home contest until fifth week of season.

Looking at the 2014 schedule for the Burbank High football team, one thing stands out.
Tully Talk: Recognizing the best, and the worst, with the Tully Trophy ( Burbank Leader )
Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:12:00 PDT
Summer is in full force and many local high school athletes are finally getting some time to relax, while others are competing in summer leagues or headed to compete in college after an eventful 2013-14 school year.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( Burbank Leader )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( Burbank Leader )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Galindo steps down as softball coach at Bell-Jeff ( Burbank Leader )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:36:00 PDT
Softball: Coach led Guards to CIF Division VI championship in 2013, three Santa Fe League titles during three-year tenure.

During his three-year tenure as the Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball coach, Florencio Galindo accomplished something that is rare among coaches at the school, or in the city for that matter.
Burroughs High football to face some new opponents in 2014 season ( Burbank Leader )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:04:00 PDT
Football: Indians will take on three new nonleague teams in preparation for challenging Pacific League campaign.

The Burroughs High football team hasn't enjoyed a great deal of success during nonleague competition over the last four years.
Angels week in review: ASG break (kinda) for red-hot Halos ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:58:00 -0400
The Angels (minus Mike Trout and Erick Aybar) head into the All-Star break as owners of the best home record in the majors (32-15).
Gwynn Jr. discusses loss, legacy of Hall of Fame father ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:20:00 -0400
Tony Gwynn Jr. discusses the loss and legacy of Hall of Fame father Tony Gwynn in an interview with Ken Rosenthal.
A's slugger Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ ( Fox Sports West )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:58:23 -0400
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star Home Run Derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:13:00 -0400
Rosenthal: Kershaw overlooked again? This time, it's on the Dodgers
Gallery: Angels at the All-Star Game ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:16:00 -0400
Check out the best images of the Angels' Mike Trout and Erick Aybar in Minnesota for the All-Star Game festivities.
Serra RB Malik Roberson eager to return to 2012 form ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:44:00 -0400
Serra's Malik Roberson was bound for big things in 2013 before a major knee injury ended his season before it could begin. While the running back has 'no confidence in (my knee yet),' Roberson is working to have the senior season he's 'dreamed of.'
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Mike Trout ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout speaks 1-on-1 with Alex Curry about the All-Star Game, Derek Jeter, and what to expect in the second half of the Halos' season.
All-Star Game 1-on-1: Erick Aybar ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:07:00 -0400
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, a late addition to the American League All-Star Game roster, speaks with Alex Curry about his experiences in Minnesota.
All-Star Game MVP Trout adds new chapter to growing legacy ( Fox Sports West )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:48:00 -0400
What a night for Trouty! Scoring childhood idol Derek Jeter on an RBI triple highlights MVP performance by Mike Trout in American League victory in All-Star Game.
Mike Trout wins All-Star Game MVP honors ( Fox Sports West )
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:17:00 -0400
Angels slugger Mike Trout discusses his great performance in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.
2013-14 Signal Coach of the Year: Saugus' Rene Paragas ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:19:31 -0400

This was the best coached year in the last decade in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Valencia's Devin Davis third in Junior Home Run Derby ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:56:24 -0400

Valencia High School baseball player Devin Davis got to go deep at a Major League Baseball stadium.

2013-14 Female Athlete of the Year: Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:01:24 -0400

When The Signal first heard about Saugus swimmer Abbey Weitzeil, the young swimmer was barely a freshman.

2013-14 Male Athlete of the Year: Hart's Davis Koppenhaver ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:28:07 -0400

There is a pattern to past Signal Male Athletes of the Year.

2013-14 Team of the Year: Saugus boys cross country ( Santa Clarita Signal )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:00:53 -0400

It’s comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.

High School Baseball: Luck on La Mirada's side ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:55:06 PDT
La Mirada High dodged a real bullet in its Suburban League softball title hopes on Wednesday afternoon.
2013 All-Area Girls Basketball Team: El Rancho's Khadidja Diakite tops Whittier Daily News picks ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:37:44 PDT
El Rancho High School's girls basketball team managed to make some history this season with senior forward Khadidja Diakite leading the way.
Photo gallery:
2013 Whittier Daily News All-Area Girls Basketball Team
High School Softball: La Serna rolls to victory over Colton ( Whittier Daily News )
Thu, 23 May 2013 23:08:53 PDT
The game plan for Whittier La Serna coach Ginger Larsin was simple: put the ball in play.
La Serna: Ginger Larsin era comes to a close ( Whittier Daily News )
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:43:55 PDT
Ginger Larsin, who for the past 26 years has been head coach of the La Serna High softball team, told this newspaper she is retiring from coaching effective immediately.
Religious bias cited in schools' federal lawsuit against CIF over new leagues ( Whittier Daily News )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:17:00 PDT
Four Southland parochial high schools are claiming religious bias and lack of due process in a federal lawsuit fighting a California Interscholastic Federation decision to pull their sports teams from mixed public-private school leagues and place them in new leagues made up of predominantly religious schools.
2013 All-Area Boys Golf Team: Damien's Brandon Tsujimoto leads San Gabriel Valley picks ( Whittier Daily News )
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:11:42 PDT
Brandon Tsujimoto started the 2013 golf season strong and finished just as strongly.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley All-Area Boys Golf Team
CIF denies Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeal for eligibility with Diamond Bar football team ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:58:28 PDT
The California Interscholastic Association, or CIF, has denied Diamond Bar High School football player Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeals bid and the junior standout will not be eligible to play for the Brahmas varsity football team until Nov.
Sportswriter and editor Bob Shafer dies at 87 ( Whittier Daily News )
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:28:06 PDT
Bob Shafer, a versatile and popular sportswriter and editor in a long career with the Pasadena Star-News, Santa Monica Outlook and Los Angeles Daily News, died July 10 in Simi Valley.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: California hires Romone Neal to coach boys basketball ( Whittier Daily News )
Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:36:24 PDT
Cal High has hired former Corona Roosevelt and Garden Grove La Quinta coach Romone Neal to take over its boys basketball program and teach social studies.
2013 All-Area Softball Team: Bishop Amat's Alexis Gonzalez leads San Gabriel Valley Tribune picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 01:01:02 PDT
When it came to hitting a softball consistently and with power, no player in the area in recent years did it better than Bishop Amat High School's Alexis Gonzalez.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Softball Team
Religious bias cited in schools' federal lawsuit against CIF over new leagues ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:17:00 PDT
Four Southland parochial high schools are claiming religious bias and lack of due process in a federal lawsuit fighting a California Interscholastic Federation decision to pull their sports teams from mixed public-private school leagues and place them in new leagues made up of predominantly religious schools.
2013 All-Area Track Team: Bishop Amat, Bonita seniors lead San Gabriel Valley picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:21:36 PDT
Bishop Amat High School's Darren Andrews and Bonita's Marissa Scott accomplished a lot in their athletic careers. But the duo saved their best for last.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Boys Track Team | 2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Girls Track Team
2013 All-Area Boys Tennis Team: Rowland's Kevin Vuong leads San Gabriel Valley Tribune picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:26:00 PDT

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2013 San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area Boys Tennis Team
2013 All-Area Boys Golf Team: Damien's Brandon Tsujimoto leads San Gabriel Valley picks ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:11:42 PDT
Brandon Tsujimoto started the 2013 golf season strong and finished just as strongly.
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2013 San Gabriel Valley All-Area Boys Golf Team
CIF denies Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeal for eligibility with Diamond Bar football team ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:58:28 PDT
The California Interscholastic Association, or CIF, has denied Diamond Bar High School football player Antonio "Noodles" Hull's appeals bid and the junior standout will not be eligible to play for the Brahmas varsity football team until Nov.
High Schools: CIF declares Payton ineligible at Upland ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:54:40 PDT
The CIF has declared standout running back Jake Payton ineligible for the 2013 season after San Dimas challenged his transfer to Upland.
High Schools: New football fields game changers ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:55:53 PDT
It's understandable the pride that's building in Diamond Ranch football coach Roddy Layton as the district nears completion of a project that will see new on-campus football stadiums featuring AstroTurf fields open this fall at Diamond Ranch, Pomona and Garey high schools.
Arcadia High reported CIF-SS rules violations in cross country program before coach's dismissal ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Tue, 6 Aug 2013 19:04:21 PDT
Arcadia High School administrators notified the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section of undisclosed rules violations involving the men's cross country program before firing the team's head coach, a CIF-SS spokesman said Tuesday.
Baseball: Northview's Pedroza brothers each get a taste of pro ball ( San Gabriel Valley Tribune )
Fri, 9 Aug 2013 23:13:47 PDT
The goal for most high school baseball players is to one day be good enough to play professionally, and if the cards fall in the right order, make it to the major leagues.
Glendale High football on road for start of 2014 season ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 11:10:00 PDT
Football: Nitros open season with three straight road contests before onset of Pacific League play.

Aside from practice, the members of the Glendale High football team won't see much of their home field during the first month of the season.
Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 20:24:00 PDT
Baseball: Former Crescenta Valley High pitcher will be part of new regime with PAC-12 program.

From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:03:00 PDT
Basketball: Even without top player, Bulldogs notch 33-23 victory against Tologs in Burbank Summer League game.

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:36:00 PDT
Despite nearly graduating everyone, Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team rises to occasion thanks to sophomore.

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.
All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:38:00 PDT
Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:46:00 PDT
Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title and advancement to the second round of the Division II playoffs.
Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014 ( Glendale News-Press )
Wed, 9 Jul 2014 23:22:00 PDT
Football: Tornadoes will host Sheiks Aug. 28 to open season before taking on same nine opponents.

No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination.
Glendale High boys' basketball falters down stretch to North Hollywood ( Glendale News-Press )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:28:00 PDT
Basketball: Nitros have substantial lead late, but let North Hollywood back in, falling in summer league game, 69-63.

GLENDALE — With three starters injured, the Glendale High boys’ basketball team took on North Hollywood Thursday a bit short-staffed.
Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:32:00 PDT
Junior enjoys individual success and is contributing force in leading the Spartans to league and CIF achievements.

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.
All-Area Boys' Golf Team ( Glendale News-Press )
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:02:00 PDT
Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale
Galaxy to play host to New England on Wednesday night ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:25:00 PDT
GALAXY VS NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION
Trevor Ariza traded to Houston Rockets as part of three-team deal ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:56:00 PDT
Trevor Ariza will join the Houston Rockets as part of a three-team trade also involving the New Orleans Pelicans and Washington Wizards.
Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:39:00 PDT
In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them.
Head injuries prompt UCLA's Lauren Holiday to retire from basketball ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:37:00 PDT
Lauren Holiday has played her last college basketball game. A series of head injuries has prompted the guard from Calabasas to retire, UCLA announced Tuesday.
NBA chief Adam Silver: Sterlings may still own Clippers at season start ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:56:00 PDT
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver left open the possibility Tuesday that Donald and Shelly Sterling could still own the Clippers when the new season starts in October.
Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:46:00 PDT
Tiger Woods was introspective. He was friendly. He was defiant.
Julius Randle might be something for Lakers ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:30:00 PDT
There are murmurs, nothing serious, because it's only July and this is the NBA's summer league, not the last 30 games of the regular season.
Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:31:00 PDT
The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts.
Mike Trout is All-Star MVP after leading AL to 5-3 victory ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:35:00 PDT
The all-Jeter-all-the-time All-Star game started the way it was supposed to Tuesday night when Derek Jeter dived to his left for a shot off Andrew McCutchen's bat and rifled a throw to first base.
Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right ( LA Times )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:18:00 PDT
As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not.
Edison Passing Tournament Schedule ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:46:02 +0000
The 16th annual Edison Passing Tournament, aka The Battle at the Beach, annually is one of the best 7-on-7 tournaments around, and this year is no different. Actually, the quality of the tournament might make it different. There’s a great lineup of teams scheduled to compete on Saturday. Below is the schedule for the daylong […]
Video: North-South OC All-Star Highlights ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:48:08 +0000
The OC Sidelines crew was out at the 55th Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Football Game on Thursday, July 10, at Orange Coast College. The North ended a five-game losing streak to the South with a 12-6 victory when Servite’s Neil Pauu caught a 41-yard TD pass from Fullerton’s Scott Lloyd with 92 seconds […]
Live Blog: Los Al Beats Bosco in Early Action ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:33:31 +0000
Pool play is complete at the 16th annual Battle at the Beach at Edison High. The morning brought with it a few surprises. Notably, in the first game of the day, Los Alamitos upset St. John Bosco, 20-19. Coach Jason Negro, who guided Bosco to last season’s Open Division Bowl Championship, was asked what happened? […]
Live Blog: Retirement is Awesome, So is Santa Margarita ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:57:29 +0000
In the play-in games at the Battle at the Beach, there was a big Trinity League matchup between Santa Margarita and JSerra, and a big rivalry game between Mater Dei and Edison. Both contests were good. JSerra dropped some key passes and Santa Margarita made some plays and pulled out a 28-21 win over JSerra. […]
Live Blog: Trinity League Makes Its Mark ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:38:34 +0000
The semifinals of the Battle at the Beach will feature two Trinity League teams facing each other. Santa Margarita scored a 26-14 victory over top-seeded Westlake in the quarterfinals. St. John Bosco, which surprisingly lost to Los Alamitos in the first game of the day, will face Margarita with the winner advancing to the championship. […]
Live Blog: Margarita Loses to Bosco in Semis ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:26:06 +0000
St. John Bosco won the Open Division Bowl championship last season, and the Braves don’t look half bad this season either. Bosco defeated Santa Margarita, 25-12, in the semifinals of the Battle at the Beach passing tournament at Edison High. “St. John Bosco is a great football team,” said Santa Margarita coach Rick Curtis, who […]
Live Blog: Hart Beats Bosco at the Beach ( OC SideLines )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:19:24 +0000
Newhall Hart won the 16th annual Battle at the Beach on Saturday, beating defending Open Division Bowl champion St. John Bosco in the process. Hart scored a 19-13 victory over the Braves, who lost its first game of the day against Los Alamitos and entered the afternoon’s championship bracket as the fifth-seeded team. Hart went […]
Remix: St. John Bosco Suffers Hart Attack ( OC SideLines )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:22:29 +0000
That newly formed West Valley Division in the Southern Section won’t be hurting for talent when the playoffs roll around come fall. Newhall Hart, the defending Northern Division champ, rode the arm of Brady White and the receiving of Trent Irwin to the tournament championship of the 16th annual Battle at the Beach on Saturday. […]
Eagles Pleased With Their Beach Run ( OC SideLines )
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:26:49 +0000
Santa Margarita Catholic didn’t win the Battle at the Beach over the weekend, but the Eagles reached the semifinals and that was notable. In the best passing tournament of the summer, Margarita went further in the tournament than any other Orange County team, including Trinity League rivals JSerra and Mater Dei. Perhaps most impressive, the […]
Mater Dei Tabs Uyesaka to Head Golf Programs ( OC SideLines )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:13:15 +0000
Derek Uyesaka has been named head coach of the boys’ and girls’ golf programs at Mater Dei High School, school administration announced July 7. Uyesaka has served as the boys’ assistant coach at Mater Dei for the past six years and girls’ assistant coach at Mater Dei for the past five years. He has also […]
All-State Baseball: 2nd, 3rd Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:50:25 +0000
The 34th annual all-state teams package for baseball also includes 30 players named second team overall plus 35 more who are third team. The third team, however, is only for seniors and only for large schools. For the elite all-state first team overall, CLICK HERE. For the all-state underclass teams, CLICK HERE. For the all-state […]
All-State Baseball: First Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:51:36 +0000
On the same day that Major League Baseball was announcing which players are going to this year’s All-Star Game, we were finalizing the picks for the 34th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state first team. All of these players will be listed in the state record book, and we’ll be posting all of them later this summer. […]
Inside the All-State Softball Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:09:02 +0000
This extra all-state softball post for Gold Club members lists more of the state’s top underclass players, explains why the All-CIFSS teams were diminished as part of our criteria and gives some extra credit to a few players, including our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year. If you’re not a Gold Club member yet, […]
Girls of Summer: Busy time starts ( Cal Hi Sports )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:30:17 +0000
Cal Stars Nike Elite lose in three overtimes at the End of the Trail tourney in Oregon and a very young EBO Black team has a good showing at the Under Armour event in Louisville with 2014 State Freshman of the Year Destiny Littleton putting on a show. Note: Our girls basketball analyst, Harold Abend, […]
Inside the All-State Baseball Team ( Cal Hi Sports )
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:09:45 +0000
This extra all-state baseball post for Gold Club members includes more of the state’s top underclass players, including freshmen. We also hand out some extra shoutouts – such as to our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year – plus explain why we may have short-changed a couple of top multi-sport athletes. If you’re not […]
Honorable Mention Schools of Year ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:21 +0000
To go with our massive State Schools of the Year salute, here are some additional schools that were on our board in the various CIF state divisions that we would consider to be honorable mention. For announcement of overall State School of the Year, CLICK HERE. For State Schools of the Year by division plus […]
More State Schools of the Year ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:33 +0000
Archbishop Mitty and Torrey Pines continue back-and-forth duel in girls sports with Mitty getting the nod this time. Other schools ending with special honors include St. John Bosco (D2), Chaminade (D3), Central Catholic of Modesto (D4) and St. Joseph Notre Dame of Alameda (D5). Fifteen more schools also gain special mention for overall athletic excellence. […]
State School of the Year: Mater Dei ( Cal Hi Sports )
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:47 +0000
It’s not really close this time as Monarchs repeat as state’s No. 1 overall sports school. They also collect top honor for the fifth time in school history. First-ever CIF state title in boys track followed by top five finish in boys golf two days later turned race into a rout. For State Schools of […]
DeAndre Ayton Introduced at LeBron ( Cal Hi Sports )
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:44:32 +0000
Prep school phenom stands out at LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas during first July viewing period for boys basketball. Report from July 9-13 viewing period includes recap of six California participants at LeBron and Team Inland capturing the 17U Invitational at Pangos Sweet 16 in Long Beach. Please check out and bookmark our […]
Bakersfield & 1916 CIF title ( Cal Hi Sports )
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:19:03 +0000
The CIF says it will count the Drillers’ football championship they were awarded way back in 1916 at a CIF Federated Council meeting, but we at Cal-Hi Sports will not in our record book because that title was not won on the field. Note: More state record lists, including all-time archives of our various all-state […]