| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...