The regular season is over the area high school baseball and softball teams. Champions have been crowned; in several cases, it was co-champions. Pairings for the CIF-SS playoffs will be announced Monday. […]
Which is your favorite team? But why?
Hey, you there in the Mike Trout jersey, and you in the Clayton Kershaw jacket! Ever stop to think just why you prefer one team to another? Why do you root for […]
Please, no more commercials on chests!
One of the things which suggests the coming of the apocalypse from a sports perspective is the growing trend of placing advertising on team uniforms. It crept into the United States from […]
Who’s the greatest? King James or …
After LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a four-game sweep of the Indiana Pacers in a NBA first round playoff series Sunday, his performance was so overwhelming (33 points, 10 rebounds, […]
Great comebacks can even take years
Everybody loves a comeback, especially those who whose teams are the ones who pull off a miraculous win after “certain” defeat. Buzzer-beaters, Hail Mary’s, walk-offs, sudden-deaths … winning by a ton […]
Garden Grove League without ‘Grove’?
Years ago a recreation official told me “There are only two things wrong with youth sports. Parents.” I’d hate to lump all fathers and mother with kids in Little League, NJB and […]
Football needs its own madness, too
The biggest thing in sports soon will be March Madness and “bracketology.” Very shortly most offices in the U.S.A. will be focusing not on issues of productivity or globalization but on whether […]
Oilers rising, and the Clippers moving?
Just as we predicted, the Huntington Beach High girls’ basketball team was the one most likely to go deep into the CIF-SS playoffs for any of the winter sports from the Garden […]
Of playoffs, stadiums and Willowick
It’s been a tough winter. And we don’t just mean with all the rain and wind. In winter high school sports, just four teams from the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area have survived […]
Hoops titles are on the line this week
Now that the Super Bowl is over, we can turn out attention to what really counts: the concluding week of league play for high school basketball. With the exception of the Golden […]