Monday, November 18, 2019

Ralston Valley is Colorado State Hockey Champs

The Mustangs repeated as State Champion with an undefeated season. Ralston Valley’s top line of Austin Resseguie, Greg Dyba and Victor Lombardi provided an abundance of firepower for the Mustangs, combining for all of the team’s four goals and seven assists while leading the team to their second consecutive state championship in ice hockey with a 4-1 victory over Monarch. …

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Florida, Sunlake’s Remi Pimm Named Mr. Soccer

The Florida Dairy Farmers’ Assoc. named Remi Pimm the 2014 “Mr. Soccer”. Pimm was the top offensive player on the North Suncoast. Pimm led Florida in scoring with 64 goals, and has the county record of 167 points and 39 assists. Pimm, a Sunlake sophomore, was previously chosen as the Class 3A Player of the Year.

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SMCHS Notches CIF Team Championships 48-51 in Winter Season Alone

Santa Margarita Catholic High School notches CIF Team Championships 48-51 this winter season in addition to two more individual championships, making it 59 individuals. This past weekend proved to be one of the most memorable weekends in SMCHS’ history, where we played witness to the schools 49, 50, and 51st CIF team titles. Prior to the weekend, Nathan Fier and …

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SMCHS Announces New Head Varsity Football Coach in Rick Curtis

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Rick Curtis the head varsity football coach and member of the faculty. Curtis will be entering his 37th year as a high school football coach, most recently guiding Northwood High School for the past 13 years. Prior to his tenure as Northwood’s Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, …

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Freshman Thomas Named Winner of Local VFW Patriotic Audio Essay Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School Freshman Kate Thomas of Mission Viejo was presented a check and a certificate by VFW Post 6024 of Mission Viejo Trustee, Dick Vaughn, for her first place VFW Patriotic Audio Essay. Thomas is now in the running for the State of California award and if she wins that she moves on to national competition and …

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SMCHS Ice Hockey Teams Spread Christmas Joy at Camp Pendleton

For the second consecutive year, members of the Santa Margarita Ice Hockey team delivered Christmas trees to Marine families at Camp Pendleton. The trees were purchased by Santa Margarita families and friends for donation to needy families on the base. This year, 97 trees were delivered free of charge to Marine families that are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member …

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Eagle Freshman Represents USA at 2013 World Trampoline Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School freshman Kylee Roby of Ladera Ranch competed at the 2013 World Trampoline and Tumbling Age Group Competition last weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. Roby was one of three athletes to be selected to the national team for the Double mini-trampoline event in the 13-14 age group. Trampoline events involve athletes using trampolines that can propel them …

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National Letter of Intent Signing Day for Orange County Student-Athletes

BOYS BASKETBALL Joe Furstinger (Santa Margarita) New Mexico GIRLS BASKETBALL Amy Ogren (Mater Dei) Point Loma Nazarene Kayla Stephens (Segerstrom) Alabama State BASEBALL John Balliet (Mission Viejo) Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Turner Buis (Fullerton) Cal State Fullerton Chase Calabuig (Capistrano Valley) San Diego State Griffin Canning (Santa Margarita) UCLA Parker Coss (Capistrano Valley Christian) UC Irvine Taylor Fajardo (Capistrano …

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Orange Coast League and Trinity League Tennis Champions

Congratulations to Laguna Beach High School’s Kira Hamilton for taking the League singles championship and only losing 4 games in the championship tournament. Hamilton is also on the Laguna Breakers Surf Team — she competed in 2 surf events during the League tennis tournament finals. Also, congratulations to Santa Margarita freshman Katie Chang for taking the singles championship. Chang entered …

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High School Running Back rushes for 419 yards on only 12 Carries

Another national story of interest: Riverside HS (Durham, NC) Joel Evans rushed for 419 yards and six scores in a 63-49 win over Cleveland (Clayton, N.C.). That’s 34.9 yards per carry. Just 5-foot-6 and 175 pounds, Evans scored on runs of 66, 36, 43, 81, 67 and 56 yards. Evans has rushed for 1,229 yards and 13 touchdowns on 131 …

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2012-2013 Dr. Jim Staunton Champions for Character Awardees

Congratulations to all the winners! STUDENT-ATHLETES Kory Brown, Charter Oak High School Alejandro Castellanos, Heritage High School Christian Castellanos, Palmdale High School Jacob Furnari, El Toro High School Miguel Garcia-Salas, Calvary Baptist School Jose Ledesma, Azusa High School Dylan Lowenstein, Chino Hills High School Joseph Moorman, Martin Luther King High School Emma Remington, Colony High School Dottie Rhoten, Huntington Beach …

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SMCHS Welcomes New Girls Lacrosse Coach

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is proud to welcome the new girls’ varsity Lacrosse Head Coach, Bob Mezeul. Coach Mezeul grew up playing lacrosse in Long Island, NY before moving out west. Since moving to California in 1980, he has been active in Northern California lacrosse when he began 5 years of post-collegiate competitive men’s league play as a goalkeeper …

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Scholar Athlete Carlye Cunningham

Laguna Hills High School Golfing athlete, Carlye Cunningham, displays an exceptional work ethic on and off the field with a 4.30 GPA. Cunnigham’s classes include Honors Humanities, Anatomy, and Statistics, and is the class vice president, president of the school’s Best Buddies Club, and a member of the California Scholastic Federation. Cunningham is also active in the National Charity League.

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Trabuco Hills High School Football and the Best Buddies Club

The Best Buddies is a volunteer program designed to foster one-on-one relationships for people with intellectual and development disabilities. Trabuco Hills High School and the student volunteers are a great example of how volunteers can give back to their community. The Trabuco Hills football team is a great example of those efforts. For each home game the Mustangs take one …

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Garrett Corcoran Sets Fastest Time

Congratulations to Villa Park senior Garrett Corcoran for his outstanding effort at the 33rd annual Woodbridge/Estancia/Costa Mesa Classic. Corcoran finished the race with the fastest individual time of the meet among all county runners and placed third in his race. Corcoran, who had the lead early, finished in a time of 14:07.

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