| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:11 PM
The crosstown high school baseball rivalry between Estancia and Costa Mesa has only begun this season. But the way the two teams have struggled to protect seventh-inning leads, there just may not be a final-out finish in sight.
Host Estancia, which...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Corona del Mar High senior Sydney McKeown is not afraid of commitment, both on the softball field and in her personal life.
On the field she's a four-year starter for the Sea Kings as a pitcher and outfielder. McKeown, who is headed to Ole Miss, has...
| 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'...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Corona del Mar def. Northwood
IRVINE — Augie Miller led a balanced attack with 13 kills and two blocks as the Sea Kings completed an undefeated Pacific Coast League campaign Tuesday at Northwood.
Ryan Moss had 10 kills for CdM...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Around this time four summers ago, Giovanni Gentosi mulled over what sports to try out for at Corona del Mar High. As a kid, he played many sports and his family supported him.
Mom and dad were always there when he competed in the swimming pool, on...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2013
As a former minor league catcher, Dominic Campeau knows how to give signs.
Eighteen years ago, he caught Eric Gagne before his hat became as filthy as his pitches. The two played on the Canadian national team. It didn't take long for Campeau to...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:56 PM
COSTA MESA — Steven Macias lost his glove in the second inning and then command of his pitches.
He struggled to recover in time after a comebacker to the mound ripped off his glove. Estancia Coach Nate Goellrich checked on his ace a couple of...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Tyler Rios sat in the visitor's dugout at Estancia High on Thursday and looked back at his time with the Eagles.
The senior smiled and shook his head at the same time.
"It's gone by real fast, super fast," Rios said of his four seasons with the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:09 PM
COSTA MESA — The Estancia High baseball team rang up its opponent well before the actual bell on the Paul Troxel Trophy at home plate.
In three games against rival Costa Mesa this season, the Eagles pounded out 38 hits and 36 runs. They produced...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:11 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Weird things happened on a windy Wednesday afternoon at the Newport Harbor High baseball field.
A couple of well-hit balls carried all the way out of the park. A couple of balls appeared foul down the left-field line, only to be...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
The Estancia High and Sage Hill School baseball teams are the lone survivors/playoff squads from the Newport-Mesa area.
Both teams were assigned Tuesday wild-card games when CIF Southern Section playoff pairings were released Monday. Games are scheduled...