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  • Mesa Musings: Who were those good-looking men?

    I'm a dolt. Pure and simple. My wife brings up pop-culture names that I should recognize — like Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman and Rihanna — and, I confess, I have no idea who they are. Wait! Wasn't Anne Hathaway William Shakespeare's wife?...
  • Briefs: Musselman commits to UCLA

    Corona del Mar High junior girls' water polo goalie Alex Musselman has verbally committed to UCLA, she confirmed Wednesday night. Musselman was the Newport-Mesa Dream Team Player of the Year this past winter for the Sea Kings. The two-year varsity...
  • 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...
  • OCC still unbeaten

    COSTA MESA — With an 8-0 start, including a 10-8 nonconference victory over visiting Southwestern College on Tuesday, it would appear things are clicking on all cylinders for the Orange Coast College baseball program. But things are not quite as...
  • College Roundup: OCC baseball wins again

    BASEBALL Orange Coast 7, Desert 2 COSTA MESA — Sam Michaels went three for four with three runs batted in to help keep the Pirates (9-0) undefeated after the nonconference game Thursday. Zach Chavez had one hit and two RBIs. Starter Ryan Doran...
  • College Roundup: UCI sweeps Matadors

    MEN'S VOLLEYBALL UC Irvine def. Cal State Northridge IRVINE — Junior opposite Carson Clark had a match-high 15 kills to pace a 25-21, 25-17, 25-17 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation victory for the host Anteaters on Friday. Clark hit .500 to...
  • Colleges: Hair-raising week for UCI athletes

    Colleges: Hair-raising week for UCI athletes
    The week that began with Mustache Monday at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center, went on to feature a pair of extremely close shaves. The Anteaters' men's volleyball team took care of visiting Hawaii in four games, the first of back-to-back Mountain...
  • Grieving OCC pitcher delivers

    Grieving OCC pitcher delivers
    COSTA MESA — Heather Faith Beyer liked baseball and she liked to celebrate performance. On Saturday at Orange Coast College, Pirates pitcher Chad Thompson produced a performance that his late step-sister would have thoroughly enjoyed. Just four...
  • Briefs: 2 locals set with U.S. unit

    Newport Beach residents Tumua Anae and Anne Belden will represent the U.S. women's national team in upcoming water polo events including the FINA World League prelims and super final, as well as the Kirishi Cup. Anae, a goalkeeper, starred at Corona...
  • Beck OCC's Mr. Clutch

    One baseball expression for runners on base is ducks on the pond. For Orange Coast College sophomore infielder Jordan Beck this season, it has been more like fish in a barrel. The Orange Empire Conference Co-MVP, who has helped lead OCC (30-8) into a...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
  • Carlson's home run lifts OCC

    SANTA ANA — Whatever the Orange Coast College baseball team lacks in talent, it usually makes up for with imagination. Friday's dramatic 9-8 victory over Santa Barbara in the first round of the four-team state Super Regional at Santa Ana College...