| May 13, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Though there is a proliferation of damaged elbow ligaments among Major League Baseball pitchers this season, UC Irvine senior Jimmy Litchfield has managed to avoid the MRI machine during his four collegiate seasons on the bump.
Making his school-career-...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Born six minutes apart, and sometimes undiscernible from the other even by their mother, twin brothers David and Jacob Hill took uniquely divergent paths to Orange Coast College. But this baseball season, in a most unlikely way, the pair of pitching aces'...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:18 PM
UC Irvine pitchers Andrew Morales and Sam Moore have been named All-Americans and All-West Region by the American Baseball Coaches Assn.
Morales garnered first-team All-American honors, while Moore was a third-team pick.
They were both first-team all-...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Sage Hill School junior Parker Reposa made the All-CIF Southern Section Division 6 baseball team, making him the lone local player to earn All-CIF honors this season.
Reposa led the Lightning to the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 6...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Sydney McKeown has been the leadoff batter for the Corona del Mar High softball team for three years, and that's not by accident.
The lefty is known as a "slapper," something that's common in softball. The name for it is easy to understand. McKeown...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:45 PM
When Evan Chalmers became the baseball coach at Newport Harbor High in December, the first player he reached out to was Shaun Vetrovec. This wasn't Chalmers' first go around with the Sailors, yet he needed Vetrovec on his side.
The coach Chalmers...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:09 AM
The 12-year-old Newport Beach Little League Intermediate All-Stars captured the first Division 55 title in over 20 years for their age group Thursday, defeating Rancho Niguel, 9-4.
Jack Hopkins got the squad off to a great start, allowing just one...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:32 PM
The Newport Harbor Baseball Assn. Bronco 12U All-Stars took home the Bronco District championship on Sunday defeating Fountain Valley, 14-4.
Newport won its games on Friday and Saturday to set up Sunday's championship. By winning the district tourney,...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:03 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — For virtually the last 24 seasons, elimination has been more a mathematical reality than a competitive experience for the Newport Harbor High baseball program.
So, when UC Irvine-bound senior pitcher Sean Vetrovec took the mound...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:27 PM
A unifying motto for the Orange Coast College baseball team this season has been "everyone pulling on the rope."
But with a regular lineup and a strong starting pitching rotation, the number of hands on that rope have typically been limited.
| May 16, 2014
| 10:12 PM
Up was down, reality trumped perception and disappointment ruled the day for the UC Irvine baseball team Friday night.
Cal State Fullerton must be in town.
The visiting Titans, who are scuffling in fifth place, unranked by Baseball America for the...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:23 PM
With an 8-0 Southern California Sectional series-clinching 8-0 win over Southwestern Community College on Saturday, the Orange Coast baseball team tied a 60-year-old school record with seven shutouts in one season.
But after the top-seeded Pirates won...