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  • Vetrovec has big league dreams

    Vetrovec has big league dreams
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Briefs: Hutchins Player of Year

    Orange Coast College sophomore outside hitter Ty Hutchins was named Pacific Coast Conference Player of the Year and Pirates head man Travis Turner was named Coach of the Year in men's volleyball. Joining Hutchins on the first team was freshman opposite...
  • Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

    With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Faulkner: Gillespie excited for 2015

    On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm. UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...
  • College Baseball: Former stars Bibona, Orloff aid UCI resurgence

    College Baseball: Former stars Bibona, Orloff aid UCI resurgence
    Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
  • College Baseball: 'Eaters battle Texas

    College Baseball: 'Eaters battle Texas
    UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie said during Friday's press conference in Omaha that his team is the party crasher among the eight schools in the College World Series. If that is the case, then the Anteaters (40-23), who upset No. 1 national seed...
  • 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...