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High School Sports: Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

  • CdM girls’ tennis ready for SoCal Regionals

    CdM girls’ tennis ready for SoCal Regionals

    Three days after winning a CIF Southern Section Division 1 title, Corona del Mar High coach Jamie Gresh said he gave his girls’ tennis team Monday off from practice. Then it was back to work. The Sea Kings are still motivated, as they’re competing in the CIF USTA Southern California Regionals at...

  • Depth carried CdM to CIF girls’ tennis title

    Depth carried CdM to CIF girls’ tennis title

    The Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team has made at least the CIF Southern Section semifinals in 17 of the last 19 seasons. It’s an impressive span that speaks to the consistency of the program. Over the past two decades, the Sea Kings have been arguably the best overall program in Southern...

  • A dozen local cross-country teams headed to CIF finals

    A dozen local cross-country teams headed to CIF finals

    The number of teams that show up to the CIF Southern Section preliminaries of cross-country would lead one to believe that it is an all-inclusive event. As a matter of fact, the CIF postseason is anything but. It is most unforgiving, as a good number of teams go home on the first day. The competitors...

  • Corona del Mar denied by Foothill in CIF Division 2 title game

    Corona del Mar denied by Foothill in CIF Division 2 title game

    The Corona del Mar High boys’ water polo team did an admirable job much of the game of slowing down Foothill senior two-meter man Joe Molina. Molina had drawn a couple of exclusions, but he was scoreless through the first three quarters of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 title game. Credit...

  • Espinoza, Le come to the rescue for Corona del Mar in 42-35 comeback win over Roosevelt

    Espinoza, Le come to the rescue for Corona del Mar in 42-35 comeback win over Roosevelt

    Almost every part of TaeVeon Le’s body was in pain, from his ankle, to his calf, to his knee, to his head. To top it off, he came down with an infection. He wasn’t sure if it was the flu or cold, but whatever it was, it kept him in bed for a couple of days and from practicing all week. Coach Dan...

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High School Sports: Laguna Beach

  • Week 11 High School Football Preview: Laguna Beach vs. Temecula Rancho Christian

    Week 11 High School Football Preview: Laguna Beach vs. Temecula Rancho Christian

    When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Temecula Rancho Christian High Key Breakers: Sr. QB-CB Curtis Harrison (140 of 248 passing for 1,913 yards, 19 TDs and 12 INTs; eight rushing TDs); Jr. RB-DE Shane Lythgoe (92 carries for 492 yards and two TDs; 11 catches for 164 yards and one TD); Sr. WR-SS Adam Armstrong...

  • Laguna Beach falls short in battle at Rancho Christian

    Laguna Beach falls short in battle at Rancho Christian

    On the night of Oct. 6, the odds that Laguna Beach High’s football team would make a return trip to the CIF Southern Section playoffs were at their lowest point. The Breakers had fallen to 1-5 overall with a 24-point loss to Godinez. A team desperate for wins came up with the formula the rest of...

  • Laguna boys’ water polo stunned in Division 2 quarterfinals

    Redlands East Valley scored with six seconds left, as the Laguna Beach High boys’ water polo team lost 6-5 in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs Saturday at Indian Springs High. James Nolan, Colton Gregory, Sebastian Jacobs, Peter Weiland and Larsen McCarroll scored...

  • Laguna Beach football clinches CIF playoff berth with win over Calvary Chapel

    Laguna Beach football clinches CIF playoff berth with win over Calvary Chapel

    For the second straight time in a regular-season finale, Laguna Beach High and Calvary Chapel played for second place in the Orange Coast League and a berth into the CIF Southern Section football playoffs. The Breakers easily won the showdown again. Behind strong performances in all phases of the...

  • Week 10 High School Football Preview: Laguna Beach vs. Calvary Chapel

    Week 10 High School Football Preview: Laguna Beach vs. Calvary Chapel

    When/where: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. at Orange Coast College Key Breakers: Sr. QB-DB Curtis Harrison (125 of 221 passing for 1,699 yards, 18 TDs and 10 INT); Jr. WR-DB-P Sean Nolan (46 catches for 700 yards and nine TDs; four INTs); Sr. WR-DB Adam Armstrong (45 catches for 549 yards and five TDs; one...

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