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Edison’s Griffin O’Connor decommits from UNLV

Edison High quarterback Griffin O’Connor is not going all in with UNLV. The incoming senior said on Monday that he decommitted from the Rebels football program, two months after O’Connor verbally committed to the school in Las Vegas. “After much thought, prayer and deliberation with my family, I...

  • Team USA, featuring O.C. water polo standouts, falls to Croatia in Junior Worlds quarterfinals

    Team USA, featuring O.C. water polo standouts, falls to Croatia in Junior Worlds quarterfinals

    The U.S. men’s junior national water polo team fell behind early and lost to Croatia, 5-4, on Friday in the quarterfinals of the FINA Junior World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. Orange Lutheran High senior Hannes Daube and Miramonte High graduate Tyler Abramson both scored twice for Team USA,...

  • High School Football Preview: Ocean View optimistic about return to CIF postseason

    High School Football Preview: Ocean View optimistic about return to CIF postseason

    The scheduled opener for Ocean View High’s football team was a Zero Week meeting with Brethren Christian. Once the news broke that Brethren Christian would be unable to field an 11-man football roster for the fall, a series of events were set in motion. Warriors coach Pat McInally called it a career,...

  • Erickson on top at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Erickson on top at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Kanoa Igarashi of Huntington Beach, the hometown kid, winning the men’s title at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing was no doubt a good story. But Sage Erickson’s victory in the women’s division also was a breakthrough accomplishment Sunday on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. It was the...

  • Huntington Beach’s Igarashi wins men’s title at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Huntington Beach’s Igarashi wins men’s title at U.S. Open of Surfing

    King Kelly, step aside. Make room for King Kanoa. OK, so maybe we’re getting ahead of ourselves a little. But only a little. Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater is still on the World Surf League’s Championship Tour (CT) roster, but he’s 45 and likely is out for the season with a broken foot....

  • Champions to be crowned Sunday at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Champions to be crowned Sunday at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Meah Collins of Costa Mesa, a recent Edison High graduate, placed fourth in the Women’s Pro Junior final Saturday afternoon at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. Collins, who won her semifinal heat earlier Saturday, totaled 9.17 in the final. Brisa Hennessy...

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  • "Goodbye" the toughest part for Firecrackers Brashear as PGF run ends

    "Goodbye" the toughest part for Firecrackers Brashear as PGF run ends

    At the end of Thursday’s action, it seemed that the Firecrackers Brashear were a team of destiny. Shaylee Ackerman’s two-run home run in the sixth inning of the Firecrackers’ 2-1 victory over the EC Bullets added another notch to the belt that was a team of comeback kids. The magic seemed to run...

  • Collins narrowly moves on at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Collins narrowly moves on at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Meah Collins graduated from Edison High in June, and the Costa Mesa resident hopes to set out for a long career in surfing. It’s always nice for Collins to compete close to home in Huntington Beach at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, though. “It’s probably one of the most special events of the year...

  • Minor league update: Former Edison High standout contributing for Jupiter

    Minor league update: Former Edison High standout contributing for Jupiter

    With the calendar turned to August, it’s time to check in on five players from area high schools and colleges as they compete in the minor leagues. Brian Schales (Edison High, 2014) Jupiter Hammerheads second baseman: In 89 games this year for single-A Jupiter, Fla., the Edison High product has...

  • Conlogue advances to U.S. Open of Surfing semifinals

    Conlogue advances to U.S. Open of Surfing semifinals

    The conditions were good, and Courtney Conlogue just wanted to have a good start Thursday morning at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. Conlogue, the Sage Hill School alumna from Santa Ana, did just that. In the opening moments of her women’s surfing quarterfinal against Pauline Ado of France, Conlogue...

  • Marina vaulter Magula stays close to home with Long Beach State signing

    Marina vaulter Magula stays close to home with Long Beach State signing

    The decision that Michael Magula made on Tuesday evening was just the latest incident to prove that the future is yet unwritten. The recent Marina High graduate and state meet qualifier in boys’ pole vault signed on to continue his track and field career with the Long Beach State 49ers. “They have...

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