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  • Girls' basketball: Chaminade, Mater Dei advance to rematch in Open Division final
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:03:00 GMT
    West Hills Chaminade, the only team to defeat Santa Ana Mater Dei this season in girls' basketball, will have to do it again if it wants to win the Southern Section Open Division championship. The Eagles advanced to the final against Mater Dei with a 77-66 victory over Long Beach Poly on Friday night....
  • SOCCER: Rancho Verde's CIF run ends in quarterfinals
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:25:43 GMT
    Last season's player mutiny gave way to the best boys soccer team in Rancho Verde's history in 2014-'15. The Mustangs took second in the Inland Valley League - their best finish to date - and hung around longer than any other IVL team this postseason, but a season-ending 4-2 loss to Long Beach Jordan on Friday in the CIF-Southern Section Division2 quarterfinals still stings....
  • Prep Poll of Polls (week of February 22) - late season shake-ups just beginning
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:38:37 GMT
    It has been quiet on the high school rankings front. Changes from playoff upsets are just starting to roll in....
  • Gomez vs. Kamagei Weight Limit is at 150 Max
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:47:45 GMT
    The 10 round bout will headline a Golden Boy Promotions card and will take place at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California and will air on Fox Sports 1. Gomez-Kamegai is a crossroads bout between the two fighters and could produce a great deal of action based on their fighting styles. 'It is a very compelling fight between the two,' said Gittelsohn, who also manages Brian Viloria....
  • Boys' basketball: Mater Dei-Etiwanda semifinal changed to Tuesday
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:14:00 GMT
    The Southern Section Open Division semifinal game between Santa Ana Mater Dei and Etiwanda has been moved from Saturday to Tuesday night at Mater Dei....
  • Boys' basketball: It's back to Division V for Sierra Canyon and Price
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:05:00 GMT
    So much for the experiment of playing in the Open Division for Sierra Canyon and Price. Both have been eliminated and now it's back to playing in Division V for the state playoffs....
  • Bishop Montgomery beats Cathedral, 59-47, in basketball playoff game
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:24:00 GMT
    Cathedral's Lucas Siewert has the ball knocked away by Bishop Montgomery's Stephan Thompson Jr., left, as Christian Oshita helps on defense. The Knights beat the Phantoms, 59-47....
  • UConn recruit Samuelson named Wbca Poy
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:17:37 GMT
    No. 1 prospect Katie Lou Samuelson is averaging 29.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game for No. 1 Mater Dei....
  • Financing Arranged for Recently-Constructed Class A Residential
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:25:00 GMT
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  • Postcard: Young guns impress in L.A.
    published on Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:29:00 GMT
    The first-ever Rivals Quarterback Challenge Presented By Under Armour took place on Saturday at Fullerton College, with Connor Neville edging out more than 80 of the region's top quarterbacks to win the event. Neville, a class of 2017 pro-style quarterback from Wilsonville , earned an all-expenses paid trip to Baltimore for the Rivals QB Challenge Finals, an event that takes place during the weekend Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge in June....
  • Inland athletes bring home individual titles
    published on Sun, 22 Feb 2015 07:43:32 GMT
    For Temecula Valley senior Josh Cortez, being able to claim the 138-pound title at the CIF-SS Inland Division Individual Wrestling Championships in his home gym on Saturday was the icing on the cake. "It's always good to do it in front of your hometown, your friends and family who come down to watch you," said Cortez, who won his second section title in the last three years....
  • COLLEGES: Balanced Coyotes knock off East Bay
    published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:41:08 GMT
    The Cal State University San Bernardino men's basketball team defeated host Cal State East Bay, 78-65, in a California Collegiate Athletic Association game on Friday night. Jacob Thomas led four double-digit scorers for the Coyotes with 21 points, Isaiah Morton added 20 points, Everette Turner scored 14 and Taylor Statham had 13. Tevin Harris led all players with eight rebounds....
  • GetDown Fights 16, Saturday - February 21st, 2015
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:22:06 GMT
    GetDown Fights 16 is the first Orange County elite amateur MMA fight event of the New Year. The event will be hosted at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana with 9 scheduled amateur fights televised by KDOC....
  • Girls Basketball Roundup: North, Cajon, Canyon Springs all fall
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:06:28 GMT
    Whether it was in transition or in Santa Ana Mater Dei's half-court sets, Andee Velasco either made the right pass or knocked down the shot she had created. And on the rare occasion a Monarchs' attempt rimmed out early on, Ally Rosenblum and Emma Torbert were fighting for position underneath the basket, boarding and diving for the loose ball....
  • Rivals.Com May Already Be Too Late To The Tween Athlete-Tracking Game
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 01:26:51 GMT
    A youth sports blog written by Bob Cook. He's contributed to NBCSports.com, or MSNBC.com, if you prefer....
  • Arizona football recruiting: Rich Rodriguez bolstering the defense, offers two linebackers
    published on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:08:14 GMT
    With so much success on the field and in the rankings, Arizona is able to go after some of the top recruits in the nation. Jeff Casteel proved himself to be one of the top defensive coordinators this year....
  • Building false sense of reality at young age is bad trend
    published on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:31:40 GMT
    Let's retrace a few steps in time not so long ago, when a young coach blazing a trail of self destruction decided what he was doing wasn't crazy enough. That was Lane Kiffin, who still hadn't even coached a down at USC, offering a scholarship to a seventh-grade quarterback from Delaware....
  • Steve Snodgress reflects on coaching alma mater
    published on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:19:00 GMT
    Since the start of the 1977-78 season, the Nitros have had just three coaches roam the sidelines. In that stretch, the Nitros won two CIF Southern Section championships and numerous Pacific League titles....
  • Police seek public's help identifying Santa Ana armed robbers who held up liquor store
    published on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:43:00 GMT
    On Feb. 9, two men walked into Arthur's Liquor at 3535 S. Fairview St. about 7:25 p.m. and robbed it at gunpoint, police said. On Feb. 9, two men walked into Arthur's Liquor at 3535 S. Fairview St. about 7:25 p.m., according to the Santa Ana Police Department....
  • Only a win could have made Sunday's wrestling atmosphere better, PSU's Cael Sanderson says--notebook
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 22:29:24 GMT
    Morgan McIntosh, who won easily against Iowa on Sunday, said his California family watched the match on the Big Ten Network. "We want our best team going into the Big Ten and we want our guys who are going to wrestle with the best attitude and the most fire.'...