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  • College Roundup: Vanguard baseball season ends

    BASEBALL St. Thomas 14, Vanguard 10 LEWISTON, Idaho — The most successful season in Vanguard history came to a close on Monday at the NAIA World Series at Lewis-Clark State College. The Lions (39-21) rallied from deficits of 3-0 and 10-7 to...
  • Baseball: Pirates sweep to repeat state title

    Baseball: Pirates sweep to repeat state title
    FRESNO — One day after Scott Serigstad was a groomsman, the Orange Coast College sophomore became a championship ring bearer by pitching six sterling relief innings to lead the Pirates to a 9-4 victory over San Joaquin Delta at Fresno City College....
  • Baseball: OCC Dom-inates No. 1 Delta

    Baseball: OCC Dom-inates No. 1 Delta
    FRESNO — Orange Coast College pitcher Dominic Purpura has started and closed this season. But, until Saturday, he had never opened. But the sophomore left-hander, who had flourished as the team's closer (seven saves) and late-season starter,...
  • Baseball: OCC pitcher all about bottom line

    Baseball: OCC pitcher all about bottom line
    Dominic Purpura has become what he always wants to be: King of the hill. But the Orange Coast College pitcher wants the label to apply beyond the baseball diamond, where his heroics on the mound have helped lead the Pirates back to the four-team state...
  • Baseball: OCC bound for Fresno

    Baseball: OCC bound for Fresno
    SANTA BARBARA — The dugout roofs at Santa Barbara City College's baseball field are covered with curved clay tiles reminiscent of the Mission Revival architecture popular throughout California and the West. Orange Coast College might have borrowed...
  • Community College Baseball: Pirates hammer Vikings

    LONG BEACH — Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli wondered aloud earlier this week how nice it would be to have most of his lineup hot at the same time. The Pirates gave him a taste of just that on Friday, when they clobbered host...
  • Community College Baseball: Vidrio comes through

    Orange Coast College pitcher Art Vidrio said he only had two pitches working Thursday. But he also had the motivation of his two favorite words: postseason atmosphere. The sophomore left-hander, who was 4-0 in the playoffs last season to earn state...
  • Community College Baseball: Pirates fail to hold lead

    HUNTINGTON BEACH — The Orange Coast College baseball team saw a golden opportunity go south at Golden West on Thursday. The Pirates let a 4-0 lead slip away in a 5-4 Orange Empire Conference loss that dropped them into third place, one game behind...
  • Community College Baseball: Pirates remain red hot

    Community College Baseball: Pirates remain red hot
    Orange Coast College pitcher Art Vidrio limped to the dugout following a 7-1, complete-game victory over visiting Fullerton on Thursday. But you should have seen the other guy(s). It was a final-out comebacker off the heel of his left foot that was...
  • Community College Baseball: Lasers blank Pirates

    Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli could not remember off the top of his head when the last time his team had been shut out. But the Pirates' production of just three hits, including two infield singles in a 4-0 Orange Empire Conference...
  • Community College Baseball: Pirates upend Tigers

    The No. 22 is ever-present around the Orange Coast College baseball diamond. And, clearly, the inspiration wrought by the legacy of the Pirates' former all-conference catcher Jourdan Watanabe, who died six years ago Thursday, remains alive and well. Yet...
  • College Roundup: OCC baseball edges Long Beach

    BASEBALL Orange Coast 6, Long Beach 5 LONG BEACH — Sophomore right fielder Tommy Bell went four for five and drove in two runs to help the visiting Pirates prevail in the nonconference game Tuesday. Stefan Panayiotou and Jack Kruger both had...