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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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...
  • Baseball: Three 'Eaters drafted

    UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. J.J. Altobelli, the...
  • Briefs: Two 'Eaters sign

    Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League. Whitehouse was chosen in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rush to judgment at OCC

    With the continual rise of the passing game at all levels of the game, many football minds, particularly those in the NFL, have gone so far as to declare the running game irrelevant. All indications during the preseason were that Orange Coast College had...