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  • 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...
  • Misty's golden finish tops 2012

    Misty's golden finish tops 2012
    The Summer Olympics in London helped transfix the eyes of the sports world on representatives of Newport-Mesa. No spotlight was as brilliant as that created when Misty May-Treanor and her partner met fellow Newport Harbor High alumnus April Ross and her...
  • Community College Baseball: OCC virtually starting from scratch

    Budget cuts have pared Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli's staff to the point that he is sometimes the only non-player in uniform at a Pirates' practice. But if he is looking for familiar companionship in his 21st season at the OCC...
  • Community College Baseball: Pirates piling up numbers

    COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli said he really doesn't have a classic No. 3, cleanup, or No. 5 hitter this season, but rather a bunch of No. 6 and No. 7 hitters to fill in between the top and bottom of the order....
  • College Roundup: 'Eaters' rally falls short

    STOCKTON — The UC Irvine men's basketball team cut a 20-point halftime deficit to just one point late in the game, but Pacific held on for a 70-62, Big West Conference win Thursday night. Sophomore Travis Souza's three-pointer with 2:45...
  • Community College Baseball: OCC bounces back

    COSTA MESA — As if it converted a March Madness buzzer-beater before halftime, the Orange Coast College baseball team seized itself some momentum, confidence and peace of mind on Friday before an extended intermission in the Orange Empire Conference...
  • Review of '42': Classic tale on screen

    Review of '42': Classic tale on screen
    At one point in "42," the Jackie Robinson Story, Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, thanks a young Robinson for helping him love baseball again. The latest cinematic account of Robinson's historic 1947 season, in which he breaks baseball's color...
  • 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...
  • College Roundup: UCI falls to Long Beach State

    MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Long Beach State def. UC Irvine PROVO, Utah — The No. 2-seeded Anteaters erased a 14-10 fifth-game deficit, but eventually fell to the No. 3-seeded 49ers, 25-22, 22-25, 20-25, 25-15, 22-20, in the semifinals of the Mountain...
  • Briefs: Ex-Pirate signs with NFL team

    Briefs: Ex-Pirate signs with NFL team
    Former record-setting tailback inks free-agent deal with Baltimore after stint at Louisiana Tech. Former Orange Coast College tailback Ray Holley has signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Ravens, Pirates football coach Mike Taylor said in an...
  • Briefs: Four locals earn All-OEC baseball honors

    Briefs: Four locals earn All-OEC baseball honors
    Four players with local ties, including three from Orange Coast College, have been named first-team All-Orange Empire Conference by the conference's baseball coaches. Freshman pitcher David Wilson, as well as sophomore first baseman Danny Jiminez and...
  • Pirates shut out Vikings

    COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli limps to the third-base coaching box these days with a swollen knee. But, ever a slave to diamond routine, he still throws every batting practice. That pitch count increases every...