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  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • Costa Mesa Football Preview

    Costa Mesa (2-2) vs. Pacifica (1-2) When/where: Saturday night, 7 at Bolsa Grande High Key Mustangs: Jr. MLB-FB Oronde Crenshaw (225 yards and two TDs on 28 carries); Sr. QB Noah JeyaRajah (667 yards, six TDs and one INT on 24-of-36 passing); Jr. DB-...
  • Virgen: C.J. Wilson ready, excited for new season

    Virgen: C.J. Wilson ready, excited for new season
    Before C.J. Wilson turned 13 he made a serious decision about his lifestyle. Wilson believed alcohol or drugs could keep him from his dreams. Growing up in Orange County, he was introduced to the Straight Edge crowd. He decided to be one of them and...
  • UCI pitcher on sideline

    UCI pitcher on sideline
    Mark Trentacosta is between a mound and a hard place. Through no fault of his own and by a convergence of head-scratching rulings, readings and regulations, the UC Irvine senior is a pitcher in name only. But the man without a team has an incredible...
  • Steinberg: A new MLB story

    There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out. Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
  • Brennan top area draftee

    Improvement was the theme for most of the locals chosen on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. Orange Coast College freshman pitcher Brandon Brennan became the first area player taken, when the Chicago White...
  • Steinberg: Trout is quite a catch for Angels

    We are witnessing the birth of a transcendent baseball career right in front of our eyes, as Angel outfielder Mike Trout has electrified his team and Major League Baseball in the first half of the 2012 season. There has not been a rookie this dazzling...
  • Inspiration easy to find at NBLL

    NEWPORT BEACH — Opening Day was a special one for Newport Beach Little League. It was a special day when the ceremonial first pitch could be thrown by a boy, Harry Dill, who just four months ago discovered he had a brain tumor. It was a special day...
  • Corona del Mar sweeps rival

    NEWPORT BEACH — Bragging rights were a given for the winners of the Battle of the Bay doubleheader at Newport Harbor High Tuesday. Big-time confidence also apparently came attached. Corona del Mar swept rival Newport Harbor and gained some swagger...
  • On Faith: Baseball and religion

    I am pleased to respond to a special request from the features editor for a column timed with the start of the 2012 Major League Baseball season. I want to begin with a favorite story about my beloved Chicago Cubs: A 7-year-old Chicago boy challenged...
  • Baseball: Three 'Eaters drafted

    UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. J.J. Altobelli, the...
  • Baseball: UCI's Thurman set to cash in

    Former UC Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman, taken in the second round of last week's Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft by the Houston Astos, told mlb.com on Friday that he agreed to terms and plans to sign a contract with the organization on...