Newport Lightning 13u Black Wins SPK Bad Boys Summer Slam Title

posted: July 2nd, 2015 10:06 am | 0No Comments

Story submitted by the NLBC The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 13u Black team continued its strong 2015 season with another championship last weekend at the SPK Bad Boys Summer Slam Tournament. The Lightning won the tough gold division championship and beat Compton Magic, High Desert Phenoms and Shoreline Shockwave en route to the final game […]

Newport Lightning 14u Players Make All-Tournament Team

posted: June 10th, 2015 13:36 pm | 0No Comments

Story submission from the NLBC The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 14u Black team competed in the EBC/WCE25 King Of The Coast Invitation-Only Tournament on May 16 and 17 at Santiago Canyon College in Orange. This tournament featured some of the top-ranked 14u teams on the West Coast and California. The team went 2-2 on the […]

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 averaging […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 Sunday […]

Lightning Continues to Strike on the Basketball Court

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

By a Corona del Mar Today reader 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 […]

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 […]

Newport Lightning Basketball Club Teams Win Big In January

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

By a Corona del Mar Today reader 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 […]