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SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | January 22, 2014
Huntington Beach High remained alone in first place in the Sunset League Monday by going on the road and defeating Edison, 50-30, in girls' basketball action. The Oilers, the No. 4-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division 1A, ran out to a 21-9 lead in the first quarter and extended their lead to 41-21, through three quarters. Senior guards Stephanie Louie and Paola Roa led the way for Huntington with 16 and 14 points, respectively. Louie connected on four three-point shots en route to her game-high 16 points.
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SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | January 22, 2014
It was an early showdown in the chase for the Golden West League girls' water polo title, and Tuesday's battle between Ocean View High and Segerstrom featured another key element: it pitted the top two ranked teams in CIF Southern Section Division 7. This time around, No. 2 got the best of No. 1. Second-ranked Segerstrom led the entire way Tuesday and the visiting Jaguars went on to take a 10-3 victory. The Jaguars (3-0 in league) led, 4-2, at the half, increased their lead to 7-2 early in the fourth quarter, and kept No. 1-ranked Ocean View to its lowest goal total of the season.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Anthony Clark Carpio | January 21, 2014
Band and musicians have a certain something that defines them. People know Bob Dylan for his stream-of-consciousness lyrics and nasal voice, the Beatles for their catchy Mersey beat and Van Halen for its ear-splitting guitar solos. The Fountain Valley alternative rock band Ceasefire, however, doesn't seem to have that unique identity just yet. Its self-released EP "In the Dead of Night" is six tracks of the band sounding like various other bands and their musical trademarks. The opening "I Want to Know" has the makings of a great song.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | January 15, 2014
Through the opening week of the Sunset League girls' basketball race, two teams - Huntington Beach and Marina - sit alone atop the league standings. Huntington went to 2-0 in league Tuesday by winning, 60-31, at Fountain Valley . Senior guard Paola Roa scored 12 points and sophomore guard Sammy Gray added 10 points as the Oilers, ranked fourth in CIF Southern Section Division 1A, improved to 15-2. "We had a lot of balance in our offense with nine girls scoring," said Huntington Coach Russ McClurg, whose team ran its win streak to six games.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | January 15, 2014
One of the top prep wrestling tournaments of the season unfolds Friday with the start of the Five Counties Invitational at Fountain Valley High. The two-day, annual event continues Saturday and culminates with championship finals in each weight class division. Ninety-six teams are entered in this year's 64-man, double-elimination tournament. In addition to host Fountain Valley, teams competing at this year's invitational are: Marina, Also Niguel, Arbor View (Nevada), Artesia, Nyala, Beaumont, Beck man, Bishop Aleman, Bishop Amat, Brawley, Buchanan, Buena Park, California, Camarillo, Capistrano Valley, Carson, Carter, Corona Centennial, Channel Island, Chino Hills, Coronado (Colorado)
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | January 2, 2014
A wild Sunset League race ended with six of seven teams making the CIF Southern Section playoffs, and several local players took top awards for the 2013 all-league team. Edison High senior two-way lineman Tico Fuga was named the Sunset's MVP. Another two-way lineman for the Chargers, Jesse Sosebee, also a senior, was named Offensive Lineman of the Year. Chargers' junior linebacker Manase Time took the Defensive Player of the Year honor. "Those guys played big roles for us this year," Edison Coach Dave White said after the Chargers' season came to an end in November.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | December 26, 2013
Twenty-eight teams and three days of boys' prep soccer competition, constitute the 27th annual Marina Holiday Classic. The tournament kicks off at 7:30 a.m. Friday. The 28 teams contending for the title are divided evenly into seven pool brackets. The tournament continues Saturday and culminates with the third-place and championship games at 1 p.m. Monday. Host Marina, Huntington Beach, Ocean View and Fountain Valley, are local teams entered in the tournament. — Friday Schedule Pool A: 7:30 a.m.: Los Alamitos vs. Ocean View, Cerritos vs. Garey; Noon: Garey vs. Ocean View; Cerritos vs. Los Alamitos.
SPORTS
December 26, 2013
Thursday Boys' Soccer (TBA) Edison at Trabuco Hills Tournament Girls' Soccer (TBA) Edison at Excalibur Tournament Girls' Basketball (6 p.m.) Clovis vs. Edison (at Marina High) (7:30 p.m.) San Ramon vs. Marina Mission Viejo vs. Huntington (at Costa Mesa Tournament) Boys' Basketball (TBA) Edison at Estancia Tournament Huntington at Las Vegas Holiday Classic Ocean View at Torrey Pines Holiday Classic — Friday Boys' Soccer (7:30 a.m.)
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | December 26, 2013
The 2013 prep sports year comes to an end in the coming week. Local high schools Edison, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Marina, Ocean View and Brethren Christian, delivered several memorable team and individual performances during the past year. Below, the key prep sports highlights are noted. First up: athletic achievements from January to June. - January-June •Marina senior Colin Navickas (160 pounds) earned a sixth-place in the 160-pound weight division at the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
NEWS
December 19, 2013
A Fountain Valley man died Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle in Huntington Beach. Police responded to a traffic injury incident at 5:15 p.m. to the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Persimmon Street. When officers arrived, they found Jungil Lee, 82, on the street and pronounced him dead at the scene, according to a statement by police. The driver, a 52-year-old man from Fountain Valley whom police are not naming, was reportedly driving his gray 2003 Infiniti G35 westbound on Garfield and collided with the victim, who was in the street.
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