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  • 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...
  • Dedicate press box for a legend

    Dedicate press box for a legend
    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...
  • OCC honors five

    Brent Mayne, who played 15 Major League Baseball seasons for seven teams, headlines five individuals who will be inducted into the Orange Coast College Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. The 2010 class also includes former coaches Mike Mayne, Tandy...
  • MLB Draft: Former CdM duo drafted

    MLB Draft: Former CdM duo drafted
    Jake Lemmerman and Matt Hauser played baseball together at Corona del Mar High four years ago and dreamed of playing in the big leagues one day. The former Sea Kings on Tuesday learned their dream is closer to becoming a reality. On the second day of...
  • Colleges column: Giving a final tip of the cap

    Colleges column: Giving a final tip of the cap
    Who better than Francis Larson to wax philosophical about the 2010 UC Irvine baseball season? UCI Coach Mike Gillespie says the senior catcher is the only player he has ever had who can tell you the difference between Socrates and Plato. "This is how...
  • Premer comes through

    Premer comes through
    CORONA DEL MAR — As the strikeouts mounted, Nick Premer knew his pitches were mounting, as well. Newport Beach Little League Majors Division players are allowed 85 pitches a day. Premer was masterful with every one. After coming in to close out...
  • College Baseball: Local boys of summer

    While former UC Irvine baseball coach John Savage prepares his UCLA team for its College World Series opener today, Anteaters head man Mike Gillespie and his staff are following the development of players who will try to help UCI make a run at Omaha in...
  • Little League: Local teams to clash

    Later this month, Jeff Gardner and Dave Bock will be managers for the same team that will play in a special tournament in Cooperstown, N.Y. But next week, the two will be in different dugouts, squaring off against each other. The winner stays alive. The...
  • It's fun to be a fan at FanFest

    When I posed the question – What does it mean for you to have the All-Star game here? – to Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew, I thought for a brief moment that I could answer it. I could have dozens of microphones and tape...
  • Newport-Mesa benefits from baseball bonanza

    NEWPORT BEACH — In the noontime darkness Monday, deep within the Class of 47 bar next to the Balboa Island Ferry, the beers were going fast in anticipation of Tuesday night's All-Star Game. Customers were talking about baseball as much as they...
  • Book hits close to home

     Book hits close to home
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — More than 100 volleyball fans went to a bookstore to see Misty May-Treanor serve up more than balls. She can be one funny act, even at a Barnes & Noble on a Tuesday night in Huntington Beach. Mostly teenage girls, mothers and...