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  • Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies

    Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies
    Bob Newcomb, who founded the UC Irvine men's volleyball program and was the Anteaters' first coach, died on July 10. He was 81. Newcomb, known by UCI players, coaches and fans as the Godfather of a UCI men's program that has won four NCAA...
  • Smith named OCC athletic director

    Smith named OCC athletic director
    Kevin Smith, who has coached the Orange Coast College men's and women's soccer programs to success in recent years, has been named Pirates Athletic Director, the school announced. Smith, who will continue his soccer coaching duties, will begin his...
  • The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia

    The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia
    Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships. The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
  • Ann Lessig CorzineDecember 20, 1927 - July 14, 2014

    Eugenia Ann Lessig Corzine will be missed by her family and friends. She passed away on July 14. She was 86. Born in Warsaw, Indiana in 1927 to Moness and Donald Lessig, Ann spent her childhood with her brother Jerry, her Granny, and her beloved...
  • Irvine Barclay president recalls seasons of success

    In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground." Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin. The president of the venue on...
  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • Apodaca: Topic of sexual assaults on campus finally receiving proper attention

    A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
  • Gillespie to remain at UCI helm

    UC Irvine Athletic Director Mike Izzi said Thursday that he had reached an agreement that would bring Anteaters baseball coach Mike Gillespie back for multiple seasons. Gillespie, 74, guided UCI to a fifth-place finish at the College World Series after a...
  • Fight Club OC: 'Stryker' wins from ground

    Fight Club OC: 'Stryker' wins from ground
    To the casual observer, Steven "Stryker" Ciaccio didn't seem to be doing much striking Thursday night at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. Ciaccio, a mixed martial arts fighter who grew up in Irvine and Newport Beach before graduating from Cal...
  • Athletes among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Athletes among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    Misty May-Treanor smiles when she says the name of her newborn baby girl, Malia. The Hawaiian name means "calm and peaceful." Baby Malia, born June 3, did remain calm with her father, Matt Treanor, as they watched Mom being honored along with nine other...
  • UCI's Morales wins Senior CLASS award

    UC Irvine senior All-American pitcher Andrew Morales won the 2014 Senior CLASS Award for baseball, given to the student-athlete who has demonstrated notable achievements in community, classroom, character and competition. "It is an honor I share with my...
  • Faulkner: UCI baseball back among elite

    If the 2007 UC Irvine baseball team's run to the College World Series helped make it possible to believe, the 2014 Anteaters' unlikely ascension to Omaha will forever embolden 'Eater Nation with the notion that anything is truly possible. Russell...