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  • UCI ace tops draftees

    UC Irvine junior All-American pitcher Matt Summers has said he would make a motivational target of the first pitcher selected in the major league draft in which he went in the fourth round Tuesday to the Minnesota Twins. The Anteaters' right-hander,...
  • Boras bros. drafted

    The Boras brothers, Trent and Shane, highlighted a handful of local players who were selected on the final day of the 2011 Major League First-Year Player Draft. They are the sons of Scott Boras, the Newport Beach-based super sports agent known for his...
  • 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...
  • Pirates unveil an ace

    COSTA MESA — When Orange Coast College lost three out of four Orange Empire Conference games after opening the baseball season 15-1, there was little panic in the Pirates' dugout. Part of the justification for such calm was the presence of 6-foot-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pirates have talent on hand

    Pirates have talent on hand
    When you can count the number of returning contributors on one hand, there is usually no call to envision a championship ring on one of those fingers. But Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli believes that there may be enough talented...
  • 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...