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Five from CdM advance in CIF Individuals girls' tennis tournament

Members of the Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team are becoming very familiar with the 47-mile drive from Newport Beach to The Claremont Club. The Sea Kings won the CIF Southern Section Division 1 title there on Nov. 17, and competed there again Friday and Saturday in the CIF USTA Southern California...

High School Sports: Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

  • CdM girls’ tennis advances to CIF SoCal Regional title match

    The Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team blanked Palos Verdes Pensinula 7-0 on Friday in a CIF USTA Southern California Regionals semifinal at The Claremont Club. CdM will play Arcadia in the Southern California Regional title match on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., also at The Claremont Club. The Sea...

  • Daily Pilot High School Female Athlete of the Week: Running a great communicator for Sage Hill’s Button

    Daily Pilot High School Female Athlete of the Week: Running a great communicator for Sage Hill’s Button

    For a great portion of her formative years, Brooklyn Button lived abroad. Born in Louisville, Ky. to two Canadian parents, Darryl and Karla, she may well consider herself a citizen of the world. From the ages of 12 to 16, she resided in the Netherlands. More recently, before arriving at Sage Hill...

  • Torrey Pines ends CdM's girls' volleyball season

    Torrey Pines ends CdM's girls' volleyball season

    During the regular season, the Corona del Mar High girls’ volleyball team proved to itself that it could play with anyone. A four-set victory at Los Angeles Marymount, a team that wound up being the top seed in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs, was evidence of that. After a straight-sets...

  • Francis lifts Sage Hill over Taft in opening round of CIF State girls' volleyball playoffs

    Francis lifts Sage Hill over Taft in opening round of CIF State girls' volleyball playoffs

    Sydnee Francis does not get off the ground much when she throws herself into attack mode, but she did raise her game for the Sage Hill School girls’ volleyball team on Wednesday. Lightning coach Dan Thomassen called the junior outside hitter the team’s emotional leader in its 25-18, 25-20, 26-24...

  • 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...

  • Week 12 High School Football Preview: Corona del Mar vs. Downey

    Week 12 High School Football Preview: Corona del Mar vs. Downey

    When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Newport Harbor High Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Nathaniel Espinoza (121 of 192 passing for 2,122 yards, 27 TDs and one INT; 107 carries for 760 yards rushing and 12 TDs); Sr. WR TaeVeon Le (49 catches for 988 yards and 14 TDs); So. WR-SS John Humphreys (47 catches for 943...

High School Sports: Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley

High School Sports: Laguna Beach

  • 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...

  • Early signing period sees many locals commit

    Early signing period sees many locals commit

    College commitments made by high school student-athletes have become so publicized that the actual shock value of signing day has gone down considerably. If the wait for high-profile student-athletes used to be to reveal the school that they planned to play for in college, it is now simply a matter...

  • 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...

  • Edison, CdM, Laguna Beach and Fountain Valley make CIF football playoffs

    Edison, CdM, Laguna Beach and Fountain Valley make CIF football playoffs

    The CIF Southern Section released its football playoff pairings on Sunday, and the Edison, Corona del Mar, Laguna Beach and Fountain Valley high school programs appeared in the draws. Three of those local teams — CdM, Edison and Laguna Beach — are looking to build off the substantial playoff success...

  • 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...

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