Newport Lightning 13u Black Wins MayFest California State Games Qualifer

posted: May 20th, 2015 13:12 pm | 0No Comments

A Corona del Mar Today Reader Submission
The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 13u/7th Grade Black team won the MayFest California State Games Qualifying Tournament last weekend at the MAPS in Garden Grove. The NLBC showed a tremendous defensive presence, holding teams to 31 points per game and winning the championship game by 19 while [...]

Clippers Fifth-Grade Team Claims Perfect Season

posted: March 29th, 2015 14:49 pm | 0No Comments

Talk about March Madness — a fifth-grade team can boast of a perfect season, winning their final game to go 11-0 for the year.
The Clippers, coached by Ron Touchard, were 10-0 going into the championship game.
In that game, they were down 27-26 and had the ball with 30 seconds left in the game. With 3 [...]

Newport Lightning 13u Team Wins March Madness Tournament

posted: March 29th, 2015 09:56 am | 0No Comments

By a Corona del Mar Today Reader
The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 13u/7th Grade Black team won the Mercadel March Madness Tournament last weekend in Fullerton. The NLBC dominated the competition going 5-0 and holding opponents to just 30 points per game.
The team was led by the stellar play of Cade Overfelt, John Humphreys and [...]

CdM Soccer Team Places Second in All Star Tourney

posted: February 25th, 2015 06:37 am | 0No Comments

The Corona Del Mar boys under 12 AYSO All-Star soccer team placed second in the Section 11 AYSO All Star tournament this past weekend in Garden Grove.
The tournament included the top eight AYSO All Star teams from throughout Southern California, from Los Angeles to the border. The team advanced to the championship game [...]

Lightning Continues to Strike on the Basketball Court

posted: February 13th, 2015 19:04 pm | 0No Comments

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The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 11u Black and 13u Black teams continued their strong winter showing, winning the Bracketology Tournament on Feb 7 and 8 in Orange.
The 11u Black team beat Tar Heel Nation, Campus and No. 10 ranked on the West Coast RC Bulls en route to the [...]

AYSO All-Stars Clinch Area Q Title

posted: February 3rd, 2015 10:29 am | 0No Comments

A Corona del Mar Today reader submission
The Corona Del Mar boys under 12 AYSO All-Star soccer team clinched the Area Q title on Saturday with a 7-0 win over Tustin at Andersen Elementary.
The victory capped off an undefeated season that saw them score 36 goals in 6 games, while only allowing 1 goal against. [...]

Newport Lightning Basketball Club Teams Win Big In January

posted: January 27th, 2015 15:19 pm | 0No Comments

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The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 12u Black and 13u Black boys teams both won championships in the big SNU Showtime New Year’s Invitational Tournament Jan. 10 and 11th at the MAP Facility in Garden Grove.
The 12u Black team went undefeated, beating Dominators, SoCal Pride, SNU Showtime Gold and Dominators [...]

Galaxy Soccer Team Victorious in Area Q Championship

posted: January 26th, 2015 19:12 pm | 1Comment

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The Galaxy youth soccer team from Corona Del Mar won the AYSO Area Q championship for the boys under 12 division on Sunday, beating a Newport Beach team by a score of 4-2 in the final.
The team is now 16-1 through Regional and Area play and [...]

Newport Lightning 13u Black Captures Winter Classic Championship

posted: December 16th, 2014 12:22 pm | 0No Comments

By a Corona del Mar Today reader
The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 13u Black / 7th Grade team opened the winter season with a bang, winning the first tournament the team competed in last weekend in Orange.
The Lightning beat Supreme Court San Diego, Long Beach Nikos, GameFace and JSK to capture the championship of the tournament. [...]