| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| May 10, 2011
| 11:17 PM
COSTA MESA — Whenever Costa Mesa and Estancia meet in a high school baseball game, the rivals play for city bragging rights.
More was at stake Tuesday at Costa Mesa.
An Estancia win meant it moved closer to clinching the Orange Coast League's...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Fifty years ago this week, the Costa Mesa High School baseball team participated in the school's first CIF playoff game.
The school opened for classes in the fall of 1958. The 1960-61 school year was the first for varsity sports on campus.
| May 18, 2011
| 11:03 PM
ANAHEIM — Playing a high school baseball game under the lights is rare.
But that was the situation for Estancia Wednesday night and it shined in the unlikeliest of places.
The Eagles traveled to Anaheim and accomplished something they had not done...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 8:19 PM
It's been more than a week now, but those in and around the Beckman High baseball team are still basking in the glow of a CIF championship.
Beckman beat Pacific Coast League rival Woodbridge, 4-1, at Dodger Stadium on June 2 to win the CIF Southern...
| Jul 4, 2011
On his way to watch Brian Ford play in his final high school baseball game last month, Corona del Mar Coach John Emme talked about Ford's future.
Emme knows Ford has a bright one at UC Davis, where he plans to play for the men's soccer program. But Emme...