| May 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
MONTEBELLO — The bond between baseball brothers on the Estancia High team only became stronger in the third inning at Montebello High.
A wild-card playoff game in the CIF Southern Section Division 4 playoffs can bring out the best in players. Yet,...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:50 PM
NEWPORT COAST — The first thing that caught the eye of Coach Gabriel Reyes when he and his Panorama City St. Genevieve team arrived at Sage Hill was the high school baseball field.
"We don't get [to see] these type of baseball fields in the [San...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:25 PM
TORRANCE — One hard hit wasn't going to end 21 years of futility in the first round of the CIF Southern Section baseball playoffs for Estancia High.
That hit is all the Eagles produced on Friday at South Torrance in the first round of the Division...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Don't be surprised if the team on-base percentage of Tarbut V'Torah's baseball team makes a significant jump next season.
Brent Dohling is the high school baseball coach at TVT, a Jewish Community Day School in Irvine with about 150 students. He also had...