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By David Carrillo Peñaloza | April 3, 2012
HUNTINGTON BEACH - A showdown for first place in the Sunset League ended rather quickly on Tuesday. The sun was still out by the time the Newport Harbor High boys' volleyball team left the Huntington Beach gym. The Sailors went home no longer perfect in league play and no longer on top of the league. The Sailors are the defending league champions, but the Oilers showed why they're the league favorites this season. Huntington Beach swept the Sailors, 25-22, 25-21, 25-20, ending Newport Harbor's 17-match league winning streak, which dated back to 2010.
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By Joe Haakenson | June 6, 2012
Ten high school surf teams. One winner. They held the Oakley High School Surf Team Challenge last Saturday at 54th Street in Newport Beach, a new aspect of Oakley's Surf Shop Challenge series, featuring Orange County's top high school surfers. The event was a smashing success, particularly for Newport Harbor High, which beat the other nine high school teams to take home the West Region crown. Besides bragging rights, Newport Harbor gets $5,000 (split between the athletic and science departments)
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November 20, 2003
Even though the Edison High girls' volleyball team couldn't knock off visiting Newport Harbor Tuesday night in the CIF Southern Section Division II-AA semifinals, the Chargers will be a team to keep an eye on in the future. The young Chargers took a senior-laden and veteran Newport squad to the limit in a thrilling match which saw the Sailors, led by the play of Alyson Jennings, survive with a 27-25, 12-25, 22-25, 25-19, 17-15 victory. Jennings' play allowed the Sailors to stave off elimination, as Edison (17-3)
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By Matt Szabo | May 28, 2009
The Huntington Beach High surf team kept waiting for a set. And waiting. And waiting. It never came during much of the Oilers? time at the Red Bull Riders Cup Orange County Regional Championships, as Huntington Beach fell to champion Newport Harbor, 64 points to 61.5 points, at the Huntington Beach Pier. Newport Harbor moves on to the national championships, which will be held June 6-7 at Upper Trestles in San Clemente. The Riders Cup is run in a ?game? format, as teams alternate trying to earn points in four quarters.
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By Mike Sciacca | April 23, 2014
The Sunset League boys' volleyball season resumed Tuesday, and Edison and Huntington Beach both picked up victories. Edison hosted Marina and the Chargers upended the Vikings in five sets, 25-17, 24-26, 27-29, 25-20, 15-11. The Chargers improved to 4-2 in league. Marina fell to 1-5 in league. "We played well in Game 1," Edison Coach Trent Jackson said. "We had a let-up in Game 2, and Marina played well. The momentum shifted and they took sets two and three. We were able to battle back.
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By Matt Szabo | April 22, 2010
The Huntington Beach High boys’ volleyball team won a key Sea View League match Tuesday, sweeping Woodbridge, 26-24, 25-16, 25-16, in a battle for first place. The defending league champion Oilers (19-4, 5-0) are now in first place outright. Nick Siegel had 15 kills and Andrew Tenbrink added eight for the Oilers, ranked No. 5 in the CIF Southern Section Division I coaches’ poll. Edison, meanwhile, suffered a tough Sunset League loss to Newport Harbor in five games, 21-25, 25-22, 20-25, 25-22, 16-14.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 8, 2013
Marina clinched a tie for the 2013 Sunset League softball championship Tuesday when the Vikings rolled to a 12-0 victory at Newport Harbor. Emili Olague went three for three with a home run and junior pitcher Tera Blanco earned the win to improve to 23-3. "I am very pleased with the team's performance," Marina Coach Shelly Luth said. "They came out on fire and really took charge and played all six innings with intensity. Marina, ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, can earn the Sunset title outright with a victory Thursday over Fountain Valley.
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By Matt SzaboIndependent | April 15, 2009
There weren’t a ton of highlight-reel moments from either team. But in the Sunset League, you take what you can get, and what the Edison High boys’ volleyball team got Tuesday night at home was an important 25-21, 25-20, 26-28, 25-17 victory over Marina. The Chargers (12-8, 3-0 in league) have a first-place showdown with Newport Harbor Thursday at 5:45 p.m. At 2-0, the Sailors are the other undefeated team in league, and Edison would love to take that away. There was no looking ahead Tuesday night, however, although Edison Coach Brian Boone wasn’t totally thrilled with his team’s performance.
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By Matt Szabo | April 16, 2009
There weren?t a ton of highlight-reel moments from either team. But in the Sunset League, you take what you can get, and what the Edison High boys? volleyball team got Tuesday night at home was an important 25-21, 25-20, 26-28, 25-17 victory over Marina. The Chargers (12-8, 3-0 in league) have a first-place showdown with Newport Harbor at 5:45 p.m. tonight. At 2-0, the Sailors are the other undefeated team in league, and Edison would love to take that away. There was no looking ahead Tuesday night, however, although Edison Coach Brian Boone wasn?
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By Mike Sciacca | April 23, 2014
The Sunset League boys' volleyball season resumed Tuesday, and Edison and Huntington Beach both picked up victories. Edison hosted Marina and the Chargers upended the Vikings in five sets, 25-17, 24-26, 27-29, 25-20, 15-11. The Chargers improved to 4-2 in league. Marina fell to 1-5 in league. "We played well in Game 1," Edison Coach Trent Jackson said. "We had a let-up in Game 2, and Marina played well. The momentum shifted and they took sets two and three. We were able to battle back.
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April 16, 2014
Thursday Baseball (TBA) HB, FV at Hard-9 National Classic Boys' Lacrosse (5:45 p.m.) Menlo Park at Huntington Boys' Golf (TBA) Katella vs. Ocean View (at Mile Square Park) — Friday Boys' Lacrosse (5 p.m.) Newport Harbor at Edison — Saturday Baseball (9 a.m.) Tesoro at Edison (Edison Tournament Track & Field (all day) Ocean View Invitational Edison at Mt. SAC Relays — Monday Boys' Golf (noon)
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By Mike Sciacca | April 2, 2014
It's still in the early stages of the Sunset League baseball season, but setting the early pace, are co-league leaders Huntington Beach High and Edison. Huntington Beach , the fourth-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division 1, went on the road March 26 to face Fountain Valley, and won a well-played nail-biter, 2-1. The Oilers on Friday took a 9-3 home win from Marina. Senior Jarrett Anton hit a two-run triple in the top of the seventh inning to break open a scoreless tie at Fountain Valley, then held off the Barons in the bottom-half of the seventh to get the key win. Senior Sean O'Toole (2-0)
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By Mike Sciacca | April 2, 2014
Huntington Beach High and Edison both won their first two matches in Sunset League boys' volleyball competition, each winning on Tuesday. Huntington , which continues at No. 1 in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 rankings, defeated host Fountain Valley , 25-12, 26-28, 25-18, 25-17. Outside hitters TJ DeFalco (nine digs) and Sean Morrissey had 19 and 14 kills, respectively, for the Oilers (17-0), who ran their league match win streak to 22. Will Thibodeau had eight kills and Brian Martinez 13 digs for the Barons (9-4)
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By Mike Sciacca | March 26, 2014
Opening day of the Sunset League baseball race Friday figured to be full of high quality matchups, and Day 1 did not disappoint. Defending league champion Fountain Valley and Edison went on the road for their openers, and both picked up impressive victories, the Chargers, at the expense of Marina. Huntington Beach, meanwhile, was home for its opener, and also impressed. - • Huntington scored an 8-4 victory over visiting Newport Harbor. Senior Dillon Millar went three for three and gave the Oilers the lead for good when he scored on senior Clint Jack's single in the bottom of the second inning.
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By Mike Sciacca | February 6, 2014
Edison High continued its lead atop the Sunset League girls' soccer standings Tuesday by getting past visiting Newport Harbor, 3-2. Aubrey Grandon, MacKenzie Cerda and Tatiana Moreno all scored, with Grandon and Moreno scoring off rebounds of shots by Cerda, for Edison, which is ranked 10th in CIF Southern Section Division 1. "We played an imperfect game but got the result which is crucial these last parts of league," said Edison Coach Kerry...
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By Mike Sciacca | December 11, 2013
ANAHEIM — They have been playing football at Huntington Beach High for nearly a century. From here on out, the 2013 Oilers will go down in school history as the first to win a major CIF Southern Section football championship. Huntington completed its Phoenix-like rise Saturday in the Southwest Division title game at Angel Stadium by scoring three touchdowns in a span of less than one minute late in the second half, to stun Newport Harbor, 42-28, in an all-Sunset League final.
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By Mike Sciacca | December 4, 2013
The turnaround started late, very late, in the season. If you were to look at what was to bind the Huntington Beach Oilers together and send them on to what has been both an improbable and incredible postseason ride, you would find it in family ties. Huntington's unstoppable run over the past month has catapulted the Oilers to where all teams hope the season ends: in a CIF Southern Section football championship game. They will get the chance to win their first section title when they face Sunset League rival Newport Harbor in the Southwest Division final.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 13, 2013
A championship was won, and playoff berths secured, on the final night of prep football's regular season. Edison enjoyed a best-case scenario and benefited from a big night Nov. 7 for rival Fountain Valley, and the following night, for rival Huntington Beach. The Barons went to Veterans Stadium in Long Beach to take on a Los Alamitos squad having designs on no worse than a share for the Sunset League title. Those designs were put on the heap, as the Barons led from start to finish in a 10-7 victory.
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By Mike Sciacca | October 23, 2013
The Huntington Beach High girls' volleyball team completed a Sunset League swept of Newport Harbor Tuesday by defeating the host Sailors, 24-26, 26-24, 25-18, 25-21. Kendra Koelsch had 19 kills, Ally Forsberg, Sam Brennan, Cheyenne Rankin, and Katie Lespier each had nine kills, Gianna Guinasso had 19 digs, and Rachel Hall 38 assists for Huntington which kept a piece of first place in the league standings. Huntington, which improved to 21-5 overall, is 5-1 in league and tied for first with Los Alamitos.
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