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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Briefs: Pirates on rise

    The Orange Coast College football team (3-1), off to its best start since 2009, has jumped to the No. 8 ranking in Southern California, No. 17 in the state and No. 30 in one national poll. Coach Mike Taylor's Pirates upset Palomar, then ranked No. 5 in...