| Dec 21, 2010
| 8:28 PM
Corona del Mar High senior outside hitter Morgan Boukather was named the Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player in girls' volleyball after leading the Sea Kings to their fifth straight league championship.
Boukather, who is bound for Stanford, is one...
| Jan 13, 2011
Camille Coffey can't tell you she led her teams in kills, aces, blocks and digs this season. She doesn't keep track of her statistics.
"I don't play for numbers, I play to win," said Coffey, a Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior who served as captain...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 5:38 PM
Morgan Boukather walked off the volleyball court with her Corona del Mar High teammates the same way she had the previous two years.
The season ended with another tough loss to Redlands East Valley. The past two times the Wildcats bounced the Sea...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 7:25 PM
Time will tell if Russell Turner is the genuine basketball coaching star some identify in the former NBA assistant who also cut his coaching teeth at Stanford and Wake Forest.
But now a dozen games into his first season at the helm of the UC Irvine men'...
| Dec 28, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
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Seven members of the Glendale Community College football team recently earned All-Pacific Conference accolades, as voted on by the conference's...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 11:17 AM
For nearly 60 years, The La Cañada Thursday Club has sponsored young women from our community in the "Bal Blanc de Noel" presentation of Les Fleurettes debutantes.
This year, the Thursday Club will present 11 young women to society at a black-tie gala...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 12:21 PM
Another prep sports year has come and gone. As has been the case in years past, several local teams and athletes reached the pinnacle of their respective sports.
Below is a listing of some of the top prep highlights reported to the Independent in the...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 8:11 PM
Another year has come and gone. Heading into the past with it are several outstanding performances, both team-wise and individually, turned in by Laguna Beach High athletes during 2010.
Below are some of the key athletic highlights from the past 12...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 6:39 PM
Darryl Gan at first was hesitant about publicizing that his wife was three months pregnant.
"My wife would kill me!" Gan said back in October, five weeks into his third season as the Corona del Mar High girls' volleyball coach.
A month later, in the...
| Nov 19, 2011
Granada Hills won its third consecutive City Section Division I girls' volleyball championship, upsetting No. 1-seeded Woodland Hills El Camino Real, 25-21, 9-25, 25-20, 25-13, on Saturday at Los Angeles Roybal. Sam Cramer had 13 kills for the...