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  • 'Eaters bound for UVA

    LOS ANGELES — The walk-off hero, Ronnie Shaeffer, said he sneaked his game-winning single by UCLA first baseman Dean Espy in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Anteaters a 4-3 win in the NCAA Los Angeles baseball regional Sunday at Jackie...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • OCC deep and talented in 2012

    Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli said a summer in the Cape Cod League as an assistant coach helped him broaden his connections with four-year college coaches. But with a collection of talent that is arguably unrivaled in his 20 seasons...
  • Briefs: OCC's Roche signs

    Orange Coast College sophomore football player Jon Roche, a two-year starter on the offensive line, has signed a national letter of intent to continue his career at Southern Utah University. Roche, a 6-foot-3, 320-pound left tackle in 2011, helped the...
  • College Roundup: UCI falls to Pacific

    MEN'S BASKETBALL Pacific 72, UC Irvine 64 IRVINE — Derick Flowers sank a three-pointer with 7:23 left to pull the host Anteaters within 59-57 in the Big West Conference game Saturday. But UCI missed its next 10 three-point attempts before Chris...
  • Pirates remain perfect

    COSTA MESA — Life is good for Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli. His Pirates improved to 6-0 Friday with an 8-2 nonconference home win against Long Beach and OCC is now 27-5 in February the last three seasons. So embarrassing are...
  • Pirates trounce Cypress

    COSTA MESA — In addition to an overflowing supply of pitching, hitting and athleticism, the Orange Coast College baseball team proved Thursday it also has the kind of maturity of which potential championship teams are made. The Pirates, on 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...
  • Briefs: Caldwell on national training team

    Newport Harbor High product Cody Caldwell was recently selected to participate in the U.S. men's junior national training team in Colorado Springs, Colo. He is among 18 players competing for 12 roster spots on a team that will compete at the NORCECA...
  • 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...