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High School Sports: Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

  • Newport Harbor boys’ soccer pulls off Sunset League upset at Edison

    Newport Harbor High romped through the first half of the Sunset League boys’ soccer season last year with five road wins, and then “the bottom dropped out,” as head coach Ali Khosroshahin puts it, with five straight losses knocking the Sailors down to third place. They're adamant that won't happen...

High School Sports: Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley

  • Trio of locals medal in Five Counties Tournament

    Trio of locals medal in Five Counties Tournament

    A changing of the guard has taken place at Fountain Valley High. As host of the prestigious Five Counties wrestling tournament, the Barons feel obligated to put on a show when many of the sports’ elites turn up on campus. Fountain Valley supplied two of the three locals that placed in the tournament,...

  • Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Morrell creating more goals for Edison

    Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Morrell creating more goals for Edison

    Jack Morrell’s harshest critics used to be his parents, which in and of itself is not unusual. The difference is that, in terms of soccer, the Edison High senior knew that his mother Rachel and father Brandon knew what they were talking about. Both played collegiate soccer at California Lutheran...

  • Late goal dooms Marina girls’ soccer against Los Alamitos

    Late goal dooms Marina girls’ soccer against Los Alamitos

    Marina High girls’ soccer coach Heath Oberle said he believes that Los Alamitos is the team to beat in the Sunset League. The Vikings did not beat the visiting Griffins in Thursday’s league game at Marina, but they did compete with them for 80 minutes. It was just after that 80-minute mark, though,...

  • Newport Harbor boys’ soccer starts fast again in Sunset League

    Newport Harbor boys’ soccer starts fast again in Sunset League

    Angel Ariza and Miguel Sanchez scored for Newport Harbor in a 2-0 win at Fountain Valley on Wednesday. The Sailors have won their first three matches in the Sunset League.

  • Edison takes down Newport

    Edison takes down Newport

    Edison High’s wrestling team is a confident bunch when it goes to a tournament. Having two CIF State-caliber wrestlers in your lineup, as Edison can boast with the likes of Jared Williams and Elijah Palacio, goes a long way toward vaulting a program into the spotlight. The two senior transfers...

  • Huntington Beach girls’ water polo clamps down on Fountain Valley

    Huntington Beach girls’ water polo clamps down on Fountain Valley

    It took the spectacular just to score a goal on the Huntington Beach High girls’ water polo team during Wednesday’s Sunset League game against Fountain Valley. Barons senior captain Ally Wilcox provided it in the fourth quarter. Wilcox spun near mid-tank and threw up a cross-cage lob from the left...

  • Edison struggles in second half, loses to Los Alamitos

    Edison struggles in second half, loses to Los Alamitos

    The Sunset League girls’ basketball game between Edison High and Los Alamitos on Tuesday night exhibited exactly why coaches preach the importance of playing a complete game. Before halftime, everything seemed to break the Chargers’ way. The loose balls that went out of bounds resulted in Edison...

  • Daily Pilot High School Female Athlete of the Week: Yamasaki is Ocean View’s silent assassin

    Daily Pilot High School Female Athlete of the Week: Yamasaki is Ocean View’s silent assassin

    In the regular-season finale for Ocean View High’s girls’ basketball team last year, a league championship hung in the balance. The Seahawks were in a compromised position, with their leader Jackie Moss far from 100 percent. Then the senior point guard of the team, Moss suited up despite a bad...

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