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  • JC Baseball: Pirates sweep, advance

    As the player featured on the program for the best-of-three Super Regional baseball series between Orange Coast College and visiting Allan Hancock that ended Saturday, OCC sophomore shortstop Cody Nulph took some ribbing from coaches and teammates about...
  • JC Baseball: OCC twin aces mirror success

    JC Baseball: OCC twin aces mirror success
    Born six minutes apart, and sometimes undiscernible from the other even by their mother, twin brothers David and Jacob Hill took uniquely divergent paths to Orange Coast College. But this baseball season, in a most unlikely way, the pair of pitching aces'...
  • College Baseball: Pirates display depth in come-from-behind victory

    A unifying motto for the Orange Coast College baseball team this season has been "everyone pulling on the rope." But with a regular lineup and a strong starting pitching rotation, the number of hands on that rope have typically been limited. There...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • College Roundup: Local pair claims crown

    GULF SHORES, Ala. — Senior Kirby Burnham and USC freshman teammate Sarah Hughes won the pairs title at the American Volleyball Coaches Assn. collegiate sand volleyball national championship on Sunday. Burnham, a Newport Harbor High product, and...
  • 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...
  • Pirates hoping to bounce back

    Pirates hoping to bounce back
    For only the second time in the last six seasons, Orange Coast College failed to win at least 30 baseball games in 2013. So, in an effort to bounce back, veteran coach John Altobelli is returning to the formula that produced 36 victories and a trip to the...
  • 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...
  • Irrelevant Week: Final day of irrelevant fun

    Irrelevant Week: Final day of irrelevant fun
    NEWPORT BEACH — Even the last player selected in the NFL Draft has an entourage. Justice Cunningham capped a long Friday by checking out the bar scene in Newport Beach. He ran with a crew of almost two dozen, all there to support a rookie with the...