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Kapana shines for Sailors

Kapana shines for Sailors

Bill Barnett has been coaching at Newport Harbor High for 49 years, and Friday was billed as his last Battle of the Bay rivalry game against Corona del Mar.

Pizarro is back for more

Pizarro is back for more

There was talk that Kevin Pizarro might never play for the Estancia High boys' soccer team again. Pizarro thought about sticking with club...

Women's Basketball: OCC deadly from distance

Women's Basketball: OCC deadly from distance

Orange Coast College women's basketball is not a good three-point shooting team. But the Pirates played like one in their own tournament...

Binder stays hot for CdM

Binder stays hot for CdM

Maddie Binder has been a scoring machine lately for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer team, and her mother Rhonda couldn't be more...

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Eagles rally past CdM

Eagles rally past CdM

Whenever the Estancia High boys' soccer team plays host to Corona del Mar, there always seems to be a glitch.

Sage Hill's Abbott Academy League MVP

Sage Hill School senior setter Maddy Abbott took home the Academy League girls' volleyball MVP honor after lifting the program to its...

Leigh Steinberg: Manziel humility needed

The "Johnny Manziel Show" debuted Sunday with more promotion and hoopla than successful veteran quarterbacks generally experience.

Bateman paves way to UCLA

Bateman paves way to UCLA

Zach Bateman turned in his completed paper Wednesday. And, for the first time in eight days, there were neither essay questions nor...

CdM's Trush honored as water polo MVP

Corona del Mar High senior Jack Trush has been named Pacific Coast League MVP after helping the CdM boys' water polo team win league for the...

Foothill too tough for CdM

SANTA ANA — The Corona del Mar High girls' basketball team now has two college-committed soccer players on its roster.

Men's Basketball: 'Eaters sustain first home loss

Men's Basketball: 'Eaters sustain first home loss

UC Irvine wasn't good from distance and it wasn't good enough inside in a 70-62 nonconference men's basketball loss to visiting UT Arlington...

Boys' Basketball: Estancia edges past Santa Ana Valley in Four City Classic contest

GARDEN GROVE — Three was the number the Estancia High boys' basketball team dealt with in a major way on Tuesday.

Girls' Soccer: Estancia remains perfect after 2-0 victory against Newport Harbor

Isabelle Cruz provided the lead in the opening minute of the game.

Women's Basketball: Relief is in sight for UC Irvine, despite another loss

Typically, a nucleus destined to yield this much promise at UC Irvine is being poked, prodded and studied at one of the school's prestigious...

Girls' Basketball: Bruening stays busy

Natalia Bruening always seems to be on the court. You will find her playing volleyball or basketball.

Girls' Water Polo: Sea Kings stuff Santa Margarita

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Ross Sinclair hasn't been in charge of the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team for that long. He's...

Boys' Soccer: CdM persistent in win

It would be easy to say that one goal was all that the Corona del Mar High boys' soccer team needed to beat rival Newport Harbor. But...

Virgen: Community celebrates Harlan Andersen

Harlan Andersen's voice shook when he spoke into the microphone in front of so many friends Thursday night.

Girls' Water Polo: Newport Harbor falls to Foothill

Some shots missed the cage, others were blocked by a player or the goalie, passes were defended with textbook precision. The Newport...

Boys' Basketball: McKnight picks up win No. 1,000

The sons of two former NBA players took the court at Corona del Mar High on Friday. One of the two kids went to CdM Middle School.

Men's Volleyball: UCI picked fourth in preseason coaches poll

The UC Irvine men's volleyball team is picked to finish fifth in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll announced...

Girls' Soccer: Newport Harbor stuns CdM

Sianna Siemonsma didn't want to hear from anyone during the Battle of the Bay, not even her family standing near the Newport Harbor High...

Women's Basketball: Lions get it rolling

The months of November and December have provided the Vanguard University women's basketball team plentiful tidings of comfort and joy the...

Beach Volleyball: Ross nets player of the year award

Costa Mesa resident April Ross has been named 2014 Female Beach Player of the Year by USA Volleyball.

Steinberg: The Character Draft NFL 2015

The era of character has arrived.

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Girls' Volleyball: Abbott awesome for Sage Hill

Girls' Volleyball: Abbott awesome for Sage Hill

Calling Maddy Abbott a setter for the Sage Hill School girls' volleyball team, while accurate, is also vastly underselling what she means to...

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