Monday, November 18, 2019

JSerra Swimming Record

JSerra’s meet-record 400-yard freestyle relay on March 23rd at the Millikan Southern Section girls relays is currently the second fastest time in the nation for 2013. With a record time of  3 minutes, 24.10 seconds, the Lions team of Kaitlyn Albertoli (50.81 seconds), Karli Thuen (52.41), Rebecca Millard (51.13) and Katie McLaughlin (49.75), that time is just 2.47 seconds over …

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Newport Harbor’s Taylor Takes First Again!

Marty Taylor won the shot put and discus titles for the fourth straight time in last weekends event at the Beach Cities Invitational at Huntington Beach High. Taylor is the state leader in the shot put and he has set a new meet record with a winning distance of 59 feet, seven inches.

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Santa Margarita Wins National Hockey Title

Senior Max Kilkuts scored his second goal into the sudden death overtime to seal the win with a 4-3 victory. The Eagles beat last year’s national Champions, Regis Jesuit of Colorado to take the USA Hockey High School Boys’ Varsity National Championships in Coral Springs, Fla.

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2013 ASICS Triton Invitational Results

Newport Harbor senior Marty Taylor took two first place finishes in the shot put and discuss. Taylor broke the meet record with a throw of 59-7.5 throw. Villa Park High School Relay team won the 1,600 with a time of 10:41.96 with an impressive anchor finish by Junior Garrett Corcoran. Tesoro junior Scott Curran set a new meet record in …

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OC Surfers On Top

Eight of the Twelve titles handed out at the National Scholastic Surfing Association’s State Team Tournament held on March 10th were from Orange County. Colin Moran of Newport Harbor High and Lulu Erkeneff of Dana Hills High are the Men’s and Woman’s champions and Mason Klink of San Clemente High is the longboard champ.

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Mykkanen Breaks Two School Swimming Records

Foothill freshman Courtney Mykkanen broke two school records in a recent victory at El Modena in Century League action. Mykkanen’s time of 2:06.29 seconds in the 200-yard individual medley was more than a second faster than Megan Logan’s 1990 school record of 2:07.5. Mykkanen made history with a 55.59 in the 100 backstroke to take the school record from current …

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Yoder Named MVP

San Clemente senior Lucas Yoder was named tournament MVP in the Best of the West Volleyball tournament held in Poway on March 9th. Yoder was also named volleyball athlete of the week by OC Varsity. The Tritons defeated Loyola in 3 sets to win the championship. The Tritons are currently ranked #1 n the OC top 10 with a record …

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Beckman and Tesoro Name New Football Coaches

Glen Fisher is named new head football coach for Beckman High School. Fisher is currently the girl’s softball coach where he has held that position for four seasons. Fisher will retain that position through the end of the season. Fisher was the assistant coach since 2007 and took last year off. Fisher has also held the title as the defensive …

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San Clemente – CIF Champs Again!

San Clemente High School claims it’s second CIF championship in just three seasons. Junior midfielder, Alek Cuck scored in the the 20th minute to make the score 1-0 over Servite in the CIF-SS Division Championship game on March 2. San clemente has won 30 games with 21 shutouts – both are school records.

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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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What is Success?

The ambiguity of the term “success” can lead high school students and their parents to define it in a number of ways. Whether it be when getting straight A’s, making the varsity team, or gaining acceptance into the top Ivy League. How do high school students actually define the success that everyone is trying to achieve? With numerous self-help books …

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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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Marching Band Requires Physical Stamina – Should it Be Considered a Sport?

The physical demands of a competitive marching band require its members to be in get in shape and stay in shape. During the weeks Summer vacation, marching bands practice hours in the sun teaching their freshman the fundamentals of marching. This rigor continue through the marching band season. According to the Oxford Dictionary, sport means an activity involving physical exertion …

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