| Jun 20, 2015
| 7:32 PM
The big day came for Shea Horvath on Thursday. Like any high school senior, she had been anticipating Graduation Day with great excitement. But, at Newport Harbor, Horvath isn't like any other high school senior.
Horvath, who competed for the Sailors in...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 9:59 PM
IRVINE — At the start and at the end of the home team's pregame introductions, the PA announcer called the names of those representing Corona del Mar High.
John Emme coached and Teddy Stuka batted third in the lineup, while Jake Hastings was a...
| May 30, 2015
| 11:08 PM
Even in high school baseball, Conner Bock found out that you have to negotiate a little bit to retrieve a memorable home run ball.
He left all the dealing up to an adult. Trying to find Bock's game-winning two-run shot in the eighth that led Sage Hill...
| May 22, 2015
| 10:21 PM
On the white dry erase board in the Sage Hill School dugout, Coach Dominic Campeau wrote "4 more to go." Four more to go as in the number of games Sage Hill must win to claim its first CIF Southern Section baseball title.
The Lightning got the first one...
| May 14, 2015
| 7:37 PM
Five games into Sage Hill School's baseball season, Brett Super unveiled his cape in the dugout. It seems like he hasn't taken off the Superman-like costume.
While the color of the cape is green and there is no "S" on the front of his chest, Super has...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:37 PM
RIVERSIDE — If there was an adjustment necessary to ease the transition from high school to college baseball, UC Irvine freshman Keston Hiura hasn't encountered it yet.
The sweet-swinging outfielder seems to have blended right in to Division I...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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'...