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  • 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 that title team, still resonates with the 2014 edition of Coach John Altobelli's Pirates.
  • JC Baseball: Pirates sweep to state championship

    JC Baseball: Pirates sweep to state championship
    FRESNO — Thanks to Curt Schilling, the bloody sock has its place in championship baseball lore. Now, it's time to make room for the swollen sock. Orange Coast College sophomore pitcher David Hill, who stepped on a baseball at practice Thursday and...

    Faulkner: Pirates hit their number

    Faulkner: Pirates hit their number
    If you see a celebratory team picture of the 2014 California Community College Athletic Assn. state baseball champions, those are not double peace signs the Orange Coast College players and coaches are flashing. After winning the program's fifth state...

    Faulkner: High drama of late

    While covering sports in Newport-Mesa is usually always engaging, some stretches are more memorable than others. I had one dramatic seven-day run recently that will stick with me for a while. It began on Nov. 23, when the Vanguard University women's...

    Briefs: OCC No. 1 seed

    Orange Coast College is the No. 1 seed and will play host to El Camino in a best-of-three series beginning Friday in the Southern California baseball regionals. The Pirates (27-9) bring a six-game winning streak into the postseason after sharing the...