| Mar 4, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Once the fourth quarter started, Alex Musselman was under fire from all directions.
Musselman had "only" six saves entering that fourth quarter in a CIF Southern Section Division I semifinal match against Foothill on Feb. 23.
The Corona del Mar High...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 11:20 PM
SANTA ANA — Earlier in the week, when Corona del Mar High dropped its first baseball game, Coach John Emme said the Sea Kings stood no chance at winning the Foothill Bracket in the Newport Elks Tournament.
The Sea Kings wound up winning their...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 11:05 PM
When Charles Harris says, "I've lived a couple different lives," he's probably selling himself short by a few lives, more or less.
There's the Charles Harris who lived in Chicago until age 11, moved to the Bay Area where he went to high school before...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 11:09 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Rex Hudler has an energetic personality, so the "Wonder Dog" probably was a good choice for a guest speaker at Newport Beach Little League's opening day.
As Hudler arrived at Bonita Canyon Sports Park on Saturday, the voice of...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 7:14 PM
Back in the day, whenever my Long Beach Wilson water polo team played (and usually beat, by the way) a high school from Newport-Mesa, early the next morning I'd drive down to Orange County to pick up the Daily Pilot.
This newspaper covered (and still...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:58 PM
College football's bowl season is upon us, but it's time to talk a little Hot Stove League baseball.
The year was 1957. I was 12 years old and a huge Mickey Mantle fan. We didn't have Major League Baseball in Southern California in those days.
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:11 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — Scott McCall is no stranger to the water.
The 30-year-old grew up in Huntington Beach. He learned to swim at Pacific Sands Cabana Club with his sisters, Jayme and Megan. But McCall always wanted to surf.
He received special...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:13 PM
COSTA MESA — Connor Brown sprawled out during team pictures after the game, his right elbow resting on the mound on which had he just turned in a dominating performance.
Soon he had the Mayor's Cup in his hands. He took the trophy into the outfield...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:50 PM
As an ESPN NFL reporter speculated where a big-name free agent would land, Chris Dingman smiled because he knew the location.
Dingman, who is in charge of The Dingman Group, is not a rival reporter or a sports agent. As a man behind the scenes he finds...