October 17, 2013
Corona del Mar (6-0, 1-0) vs. Woodbridge (4-2, 1-0) When/where: Friday at University High, 7 p.m. Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Luke Napolitano (917 yards, 11 TDs passing); Jr. RB Cole Martin (752 yards, nine TDs rushing); Jr. LB Hoyt Crance (40 tackles). Key Warriors: Sr. RB-WR Austin DeFreitas (259 yards, five TDs rushing; 163 yards, four TDs receiving); Sr. QB Ryan Goodman (660 yards, seven TDs passing, four INTs); Sr. LB Philip Hong (84 tackles); Jr. LB Scott Patton (67 tackles)
October 3, 2013
IRVINE - Before the week started, Corona del Mar High girls' tennis coach Brian Ricker leveled with his team. The Sea Kings, ranked No. 4 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, had a tough trio of matches. They played at Woodbridge on Tuesday, played host to No. 5 Mira Costa on Wednesday and played at No. 2 University on Thursday. Ricker told his girls the Mira Costa match was most important, followed by Woodbridge then rival University. "Mira Costa is important for the seeding in the playoffs, and if we didn't beat Woodbridge then we're not going to the playoffs," Ricker said.
September 20, 2013
COSTA MESA - The first place Scott Meyer checked out before he met his Corona del Mar High football team for the first time two years ago was Newport Harbor. He couldn't name any of his players back then, but he could identify the program the Sea Kings always seemed to lose to every year. When Meyer introduced himself as the Sea Kings' coach, he told his new team about his drive to the other side of the bay. He talked about narrowing the gap between CdM and rival Newport Harbor. Each year, with Meyer in charge, the gap narrowed, but each year the Sea Kings lost by either three points or one. He can finally say CdM has closed the gap. In his third year with the team, Meyer led CdM to a convincing 34-14 win against the Sailors in the Battle of the Bay game at Orange Coast College on Friday.
September 6, 2013
Old-school style on four wheels - and two - is heading to the seashore Sunday. The 10th annual Coastline Car Classic at Corona del Mar State Beach is expected to attract hundreds if not a couple thousand people, who will be able to gaze at more than 130 classic cars and motorcycles. The event, which benefits the Irvine-based Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, is hosted by the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce. It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate.