Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sports

Santa Margarita Hosts the 16th Annual Eagle Invitational

Santa Margarita Catholic High School Track & Field will host the 16th Annual Eagle Invitational on Saturday, March 2nd. The Eagle Invitational is a meet that started as a Saturday Tri-Meet with Mater Dei, St. John Bosco, and Santa Margarita before the three were in a league together. The Eagle Invite offers teams a chance to bring all levels to …

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Dan Stevens – Newport Harbor water polo standout commits to Harvard

Dan Stevens expressed his thrill at being selected by Harvard, and for a slot with the Harvard Water Polo team.  And, he felt it important to thank those who helped him along the say. “On the morning of October 1, I received a voice mail from the Harvard Admissions committee granting me admission to the Harvard Class of 2017.  Today, …

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Santa Margarita Catholic High School Student Athletes Commit

11 Athletes Commit on NCAA Signing Day 11 athletes from Santa Margarita Catholic High School made their futures evident on Wednesday, Nov. 14, as they officially signed letters of intent or celebrated their commitment to attend colleges across the country for their sport. Nov. 14 marks the first day that high school seniors could sign scholarship papers for the following sports: …

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Dreaming of an NCAA Scholarship? How OC Students Get it Done

The average high school student juggles essential academic classes, extracurricular activities, time devoted to sports and social life in order to get into college. A select few students take it even further by working hard to become the best athletes possible — with the ultimate goal of winning a college sports scholarship. It’s not an easy path, but many OC …

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Alyssa Smith from Dana Point Extends a Family Tennis Tradition

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TENNIS? HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? I started playing tennis when I was six years old. My parents coached me until I was 10 which was when I started working with the USTA’s player development program in Carson, California. I continued training with the USTA in Carson for the last seven years until this …

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CIF Football Divisions: South OC Bracket Breakdowns

Take a look at the teams representing Southern Orange County in the various CIF divisions… PAC-5 Bracket Mission Viejo (10-0) The undefeated Mission Viejo team, ranked No. 1 in the county, is looking to win its first Pac-5 Division Championship. During the Nov. 2 game against El Toro, the Mission Viejo Diablos exerted their dominance with a 49-7 win. The …

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Trabuco Hills Defeats Tritons in End-of-Season Game

The final game for the San Clemente Tritons and the Trabuco Hills Mustangs handed a disappointing end to a game and a season for the Tritons and provided unanticipated joy to the Mustangs and their fans. This was solid come-from-behind effort by Trabuco Hill, lead by quarterback Nathan Perry. Going into the locker room at halftime, the Tritons looked the …

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History Repeats As Mission Viejo Triumphs Over El Toro

History does repeat itself. In 2005, the Mission Viejo Diablos stunned the El Toro Chargers 48-7. Last night the Diablos simply dominated the Chargers, 49-7. It was a contest only in the first quarter. With six interceptions of Connor Manning passes, the Chargers never really got into their customary game. This game reflected the entire Diablo season as they scored …

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San Juan Hills Football Overcame Challenges On and Off the Field

On Aug. 31, the San Juan Hills High School stadium was brand new, but it looked like the same old story with the football team. The week before, there was cause for optimism. After losing 11 straight games during the previous seasons, the San Juan Hills Stallions earned a victory during the season-opening game against Viewpoint. But, during the first …

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Newport Harbor Water Polo Cinches Undefeated League Season

The Newport Harbor water polo team finished official league play with a 17-2 win against Marina on Oct. 31. This is the Newport Harbor water polo team’s fourth consecutive undefeated year in the Sunset League. As the designated Senior Night, the victory was particularly sweet for the graduating members of the team. All seven seniors managed to score a goal …

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