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  • College World Series: UCI bows out in Omaha, 1-0

    College World Series: UCI bows out in Omaha, 1-0
    The most unfathomable season in UC Irvine baseball history ended in the most unlikely manner Wednesday night. Texas shortstop C.J Hinajosa yanked a home run over the bullpen beyond the left-field wall to lead off the seventh inning and provide the...
  • Briefs: Gillespie honored again

    UC Irvine's Mike Gillespie has been named West Region Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Assn. after leading the Anteaters to a fifth-place finish at the College World Series. It's the third time in his career that Gillespie has earned...
  • College Baseball: UCI two wins from Omaha

    UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom. "Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...
  • Baseball: Sparks, Morales drafted

    UC Irvine junior third baseman Taylor Sparks was the No. 58 overall pick by the Cincinnati Reds and senior pitcher Andrew Morales was taken No. 71 by the St. Louis Cardinals in the Major League First-Year Player Draft on Thursday. Sparks, the 2013 Big...
  • MLB Draft: Newport Harbor's Seabold selected by Orioles

    MLB Draft: Newport Harbor's Seabold selected by Orioles
    Before the start of the Major League Baseball Draft, Newport Harbor High Coach Evan Chalmers received a call from a scout on Connor Seabold. Chalmers doesn't remember the scout's name, just the questions the scout asked about Seabold's character and...
  • Morales leads UCI to Omaha

    Morales leads UCI to Omaha
    A first-inning run and Andrew Morales' usual brilliance paved the road to Omaha for the UC Irvine baseball team Saturday night. Morales, a highly decorated senior right-hander, was dominant on the hill at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater, Okla.,...
  • UC Irvine's Mike Gillespie, Texas' Augie Garrido to play one for ages

    What’s older than Major League Baseball? The combined ages of two coaches who will face each other in the College World Series on Saturday. UC Irvine’s Mike Gillespie (74) will see Texas’ Augie Garrido (75) in the other dugout for...
  • Baseball: Slugger Sparks UCI run

    Baseball: Slugger Sparks UCI run
    For most of his UC Irvine baseball career, Taylor Sparks has been more about detonating rallies than igniting them. But after a postseason move to the leadoff spot, the former cleanup hitter has helped the Anteaters explode back onto college baseball's...
  • Baseball: Bergman gets call

    Former UC Irvine baseball standout Christian Bergman made his Major League debut Monday, when he started for the Colorado Rockies against the visiting Atlanta Braves. Bergman, a 24th-round draft pick by the Rockies in 2010 after a four-year career at...
  • Virgen: What are the best places to watch World Cup in Newport-Mesa?

    Virgen: What are the best places to watch World Cup in Newport-Mesa?
    As a councilman and bar and restaurant owner Gary Monahan maintains a hectic schedule. But Thursday figures to be maddening, mainly in terms of business. World Cup begins, yet Monahan will be interested in more things than just the beautiful game. His...
  • Faulkner: Pirates baseball team honors Watanabe legacy

    It has been five years since Orange Coast College won a state baseball championship, which capped a tumultuous season marked by ultimate tragedy. Yet the memory of the 2009 in-season death of then-redshirt catcher Jourdan Watanabe, just as it did with...
  • Commentary: Recognize teachers in real, not artificial, ways

    May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14. While it is nice to have one's vocation singled out, it would be nicer if...