| 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 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...
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Shaun Vetrovec's game ended on Friday, and he joined the rest of his Newport Harbor High teammates on the bus. They waited for their coach, Evan Chalmers, to wrap up interviews.
Unlike most of the Sailors, Vetrovec had a long weekend ahead of him,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:14 PM
It's time for rivalry week in high school baseball.
Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar go at it first, and then Estancia and Costa Mesa. It doesn't get any better in the Newport-Mesa area during this time of the year.
The Battle of the Bay between...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:28 AM
IRVINE — Shaun Vetrovec took the mound at UC Irvine on Monday. Next year, he will be playing baseball for the Anteaters.
Vetrovec has one more high school season left before he puts on the UCI uniform. He represented Newport Harbor at Anteater...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:55 PM
CARSON — Corona del Mar High football defensive coordinator Dan O'Shea is not one to beat around the bush.
The Sea Kings had a historic run this season, including their third straight CIF Southern Section Southern Division title. They didn't...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:03 AM
The following are the locations where various groups are selling fireworks to raise money, according to permits filed with the city of Costa Mesa. Stands are allowed to sell fireworks from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. until Wednesday. On Thursday, sales are...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
When longtime Costa Mesa resident Rob Friedmann guards a fireworks stand through the night, he sleeps lightly.
He keeps a flashlight and phone nearby in case he hears anything that could prompt him to call police or firefighters.
"I've heard horror...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:43 PM
Estancia High seniors Tyler Rios, Ben Beck and Steven Macias earned first-team All-Orange Coast League laurels in baseball.
The trio led the Eagles to the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoffs and the program's first postseason victory since 1992....