| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
49ers QB Alex Smith vs. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson: This isn’t that kind of matchup – mano-a-mano – but the play of the opposing quarterbacks definitely will impact the outcome in this battle of NFC West co-leaders. And they’re...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Greetings from Candlestick Park, where it’s suddenly summer again and the NFC West co-leading Seahawks and 49ers are preparing for what should one very hot Thursday night matchup, regardless of the temperature.
The 49ers have won the past three...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:41 PM
Costa Mesa (3-5, 1-2) vs. Calvary Chapel (3-5, 0-3)
When/where: Thursday, 7 p.m. at Jim Scott Stadium
Key Mustangs: Jr. RB-LB Oronde Crenshaw (789 yards, 10 TDs rushing); Sr. QB-LB Noah JayaRajah (684 yards, 10 TDs passing; 272 yards, two TDs rushing);...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:38 PM
SOUTH BEND -- The absence of one six-letter word in the charging
document, that had Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees' name all over it
Thursday afternoon, did more to blur the 19-year-old's football future
than clarify it.
And that's a good thing if...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 7:10 PM
For the third straight year, the Estancia High football team opened with a shutout win. The Eagles took out Loara, 17-0, on Friday night at Jim Scott Stadium.
Coach Mike Bargas' Eagles opened 2010 with a 55-0 victory over Bolsa Grande, and opened last...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:43 PM
The Battle of the Bay was so evenly played that it could've gone to Newport Harbor High or Corona del Mar on Friday.
But every battle has to have a winner.
Newport Harbor always seems to beat CdM in these matchups.
The Sailors had to rally this time...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Much of the talk leading up to Super Bowl XLVII was about the coaching Harbaugh brothers, San Francisco's Jim and Baltimore's John, and the historic spin they put on the NFL's splashiest showcase.
But the outcome Sunday hinges on the...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:50 PM
"Going so soon? I wouldn't hear of it. Why my little party's just beginning."
— Wicked Witch of the West, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
The Wicked Witch never invites me to her parties. When you can't get an invitation from...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The story of the 2012 Indianapolis Colts could go from awesome to awkward in a flash.
Chuck Pagano is back as coach after nearly three months of treatments for his leukemia, and there's scarcely a more inspiring sight in sports. His good friend, Bruce...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The NFL’s best — minus the players for the New England Patriots and the New York Giants who are participating in Super Bowl XLVI and any other players who have to withdraw due to “injury” — head to Aloha Stadium in Honolulu...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:45 PM
When Wally Grant was named interim coach for the 2011 Costa Mesa High football season, he introduced his players to three rules.
There is the time-honored Golden Rule. Then, there is majority rule (if the majority of the program is expected to do...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:42 PM
For the first time in 11 years, Estancia High defeated a football team from the Pacific Coast League. And it was a big victory against a ranked team from the CIF Southern Section Southern Division.
The then-No. 10-ranked Eagles upset then-No. 3...