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  • Fries, Esperanza exact revenge against Huntington Beach

    In a rematch of the CIF Southern Section Division 1A semifinals, the edge went to the girls’ basketball team with more returners and the motivation of a bitter defeat. Huntington Beach High welcomed Esperanza into its gym on Friday night, but these were hardly the same Oilers that reached a section...

  • High School Boys’ Basketball Preview: A handful of teams can win league titles

    High School Boys’ Basketball Preview: A handful of teams can win league titles

    As the high school boys’ basketball season enters full swing, coastal Orange County boasts no shortage of competition. This is particularly true in the always-competitive Sunset League, despite a misconception that the league might be in a down year. Nobody knows this better than Edison coach Rich...

  • High School Boys’ Soccer Preview: Edison, CdM and Estancia to contend for league titles

    High School Boys’ Soccer Preview: Edison, CdM and Estancia to contend for league titles

    Edison High doesn’t rebuild so much as reload, and so the Chargers again could be the best boys’ soccer team in the area despite losing most of last season’s Sunset League title-winning side to graduation. Coach Charlie Breneman has a young and relatively inexperienced group that’s high on talent...

  • Fountain Valley can’t keep up with Valley Christian

    The Fountain Valley High girls’ basketball team is one that has more freshmen than seniors on its roster. The presence of five freshmen on the team is one fact that Barons coach Marianne Karp was quick to point out when addressing the team’s lack of identity at this early juncture of the season....

  • Everything goes Wright for Fountain Valley

    Everything goes Wright for Fountain Valley

    The Fountain Valley High boys’ soccer team started a freshman in its back line on Wednesday in a nonleague match against Dana Hills. Cantor Wright started alongside his older brother, sophomore Connor Wright, and everything went right defensively for the Barons in their 3-0 shutout at home. Senior...

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