Andrew Turner

Writer

Andrew Turner is a sports reporter for the Daily Pilot. Before joining the Pilot in October 2016, he covered prep sports as a freelancer for the Orange County Register for four years. His work also has been used by the Associated Press and California Rubber Hockey Magazine. While attending Long Beach State, he wrote for the college newspaper, The Daily 49er. He graduated with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and history. (714) 966-4611

Recent Articles

  • CdM prevails in physical Battle of the Bay

    CdM prevails in physical Battle of the Bay

    In nearly every rivalry game, it would behoove the participants to be ready to hit the ground running. The Battle of the Bay girls’ basketball game offered its amendment to that statement — be ready to hit the ground. A physical game was played between the two Newport Beach rivals, one that saw...

  • Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Edison’s Palacio has reason to be proud

    Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Edison’s Palacio has reason to be proud

    If someone has something to hide, they might have little to say. Clearly, Edison High wrestler Elijah Palacio is not one of those people. Chargers coach Pete Escandon calls the senior transfer one of the most genuine individuals he has ever met, a rare but valuable quality in team sports. It is...

  • Newport boys’ soccer remains unbeaten in league with tie at Los Alamitos

    Newport boys’ soccer remains unbeaten in league with tie at Los Alamitos

    The titular phrase “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” was an appropriate way of describing how Newport Harbor High’s boys’ soccer team played on Friday night. It could not be defined simply as good or bad. While the Sailors fell well short of solid execution in the final third, their efforts elsewhere...

  • Surf City Face-off game is coming

    Surf City Face-off game is coming

    Edison High ice hockey coach David Walker said that he is working on setting up a Surf City Face-off game with Huntington Beach next month. Walker described the process as “halfway” done. The Chargers split two meetings with Huntington Beach last year. The surfboard trophy that the teams fight...

  • CdM wrestling unable to end Irvine's league title streak

    CdM wrestling unable to end Irvine's league title streak

    Corona del Mar presented a challenge to Irvine on Wednesday, but the Vaqueros were able to push past the host Sea Kings to secure at least a share of their eighth consecutive Pacific Coast League crown.

  • Sargent receives send-off at Mesa Verde Classic

    Sargent receives send-off at Mesa Verde Classic

    Tom Sargent has earned the admiration and respect of the Costa Mesa community with over two decades of service at Mesa Verde Country Club. The club’s head professional has been credited with helping to bring about one of the city’s key fundraisers in the Mesa Verde Classic golf tournament, which...

  • Sage Hill girls' basketball loses first-place showdown at Oxford Academy

    The pressure always seems to get ramped up in league games, and especially those sporting a battle of unbeaten teams. It was visible that such pressure did get to the Sage Hill School girls’ basketball team. Facing the new top-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Division 3A poll in Oxford Academy,...

  • 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,...

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