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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | September 8, 2010
Following a summer of passing league contests, preseason two-a-days and going head-to-head against teammates, the 2010 prep football season finally begins Friday for both Huntington Beach and Marina. Both teams are traveling to begin their campaigns — the Oilers on a short drive into Newport Beach to face Corona del Mar while the Vikings head further south to Capistrano Valley. The other four local teams, Brethren Christian, Edison, Fountain Valley and Ocean View, play their second games this weekend.
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August 23, 2007
Final Sluggers baseball camp begins Monday The Huntington Beach-based Sluggers Summer Baseball Camps will hold its final camp session beginning Monday at Ocean View High. The camp is open to youths ages 8 to 12 and will focus on all aspects of baseball, combining team fundamentals and individualized position instruction. It runs through Aug. 30. The cost per camper is $225 for the session. All players should wear proper baseball attire, bring water and a sack lunch.
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By Mike Sciacca | February 15, 2007
Skyler Fancher has signed on to become a Washington Husky. The senior offensive and defensive tackle from Huntington Beach High signed a national letter of intent with the University of Washington on Feb. 7. Fancher did so in front of his parents, an aunt and Huntington Beach Athletic Director Roy Miller on the Huntington campus. The 6-foot-6, 290-pound 18-year-old said he chose the Huskies over Boise State and San Diego State. Heavily recruited toward the end of the 2006 prep football season, Fancher said he took official recruiting trips to Washington and San Diego State.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 8, 2007
Turn out the lights, the prep football parties are about to be over. By late Friday night, the light standards will fade to black at the high school football stadiums at Huntington Beach and Westminster until fall 2009. That?s because major renovations and the rebuilding of those two highly used stadium facilities are set to take place near the start of July, leaving local schools Huntington Beach, Marina, Edison, Fountain Valley and Westminster, scrambling to find a home-away-from home ?
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July 13, 2000
The 41st Annual Orange County North/South Prep All-Star Football Game is set for Friday, July 14, at Orange Coast College's LeBard Stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. on game night, and kickoff is slated for 7:15 p.m. The Independent's Player of the Year for the 1999 prep football season, Marina High's Ray Mietkiewicz, heads a cast of six local players who will suit up for the South. The 6-foot-2, 240 Mietkiewicz, the Sunset League's Back of the Year, ended a stellar football career at Marina by establishing 11 new school records, many of which were set during his senior year.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | July 13, 2011
The 2010 prep football season reaches closure Friday with the 52nd annual Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Game at Orange Coast College. Courtland Drummond (tight end) and Brandon Moss (offensive line), Zane Hudak (offensive line) of Huntington Beach and Roland Blackiston (defensive back) of Edison will suit up for the South. All were seniors during the 2010 football season. Drummond and Hudak were selected to the 2010 Sunset League first team and Moss was a second-team pick.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 6, 2007
A week ago, Edison and Huntington Beach made their debuts in the 2007 prep football season. Friday, it’s time for Marina and Ocean View to take bows in the 2007 prep football season. Marina begins a new era with a road test at Capistrano Valley while Ocean View kicks off its home slate by hosting Calvary Chapel of Santa Ana. Also Friday, Edison will play the first of three games this season at Orange Coast College when the Chargers entertain San Clemente, and Huntington Beach will travel to Garden Grove High to battle host Los Amigos.
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September 28, 2000
Mike Sciacca, Independent Coming off their most impressive showing of the 2000 prep football season, the Huntington Beach High Oilers will get a chance tonight to build upon that success when they take on Mission Viejo in a nonleague encounter. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Mission Viejo High. Last Friday's 17-0 shutout of Capistrano Valley brought a boost of confidence to the Oiler camp. It came just in time, too, as Mission Viejo figures to be Huntington Beach's toughest nonleague opponent.
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October 7, 2004
Mike Sciacca Huntington Beach High's impressive start to the 2004 prep football season hasn't gone unnoticed. This week, the previously unranked Oilers have vaulted into the CIF-Southern Section Division I rankings, coming in at No. 9. While pleased with the lofty rating and recognition his program has received, Coach Mike Groscost said he's not quite sure to believe it at this stage of the season, hoping, though,...
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By Mike Sciacca | July 25, 2012
The Huntington Beach High football team got a boost from its linemen prior to the start of the 2012 season by winning the 23rd annual Fountain Valley Lineman Competition on July 18 at Fountain Valley High. Host Fountain Valley finished in fifth place. Teams competed in six events - bench press, power clean, truck push, hurdle relay, Ironman relay and tug-of-war - and Huntington finished first or second in each competition, Oilers Coach Eric Lo said. The Oilers took first in both relay competitions and the truck push.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | July 13, 2011
The 2010 prep football season reaches closure Friday with the 52nd annual Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Game at Orange Coast College. Courtland Drummond (tight end) and Brandon Moss (offensive line), Zane Hudak (offensive line) of Huntington Beach and Roland Blackiston (defensive back) of Edison will suit up for the South. All were seniors during the 2010 football season. Drummond and Hudak were selected to the 2010 Sunset League first team and Moss was a second-team pick.
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November 24, 2010
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