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  • Chris Carlson a major force for OCC baseball team

    His academic advisor may not approve, but Orange Coast College sophomore Chris Carlson makes no secret of his primary field of study as a Pirate. "Baseball is my major," Carlson said with a laugh. "That's my No. 1. Everything else is my minor." So it is...
  • Pirates pack one-two punch with Brennan and Yuhl

    Pirates pack one-two punch with Brennan and Yuhl
    Their eye-popping stats are close to identical, but their attributes and stories are as dissimilar as a bloop and a blast. Together, they comprise one of the two best one-two starting pitching combinations in California. But when taken individually, they...
  • Brennan top area draftee

    Improvement was the theme for most of the locals chosen on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. Orange Coast College freshman pitcher Brandon Brennan became the first area player taken, when the Chicago White...
  • 8 more locals drafted

    Orange Coast College continued to dominate the list of locals chosen in the Major League First-Year Player Draft, as six players who competed for the Pirates, including four during the 2012 season, were among eight selected on the third and final day on...
  • Briefs: McBean nets winner

    Former CdM standout leads LA Galaxy to Reserve League win over Vancouver Whitecaps. Former Corona del Mar High standout Jack McBean scored in the 86th minute to help the LA Galaxy earn a 3-1 Reserve League victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps at the...
  • Briefs: Powell, Lopes sign pro contracts

    Boog Powell, who starred at Orange Coast College as a freshman, and Timmy Lopes, a UC Irvine baseball signee expected to fill a void in the infield next season, have signed with their prospective professional teams after being selected in the Major League...
  • Briefs: OCC's Licon signs

    Joel Licon, a sophomore shortstop for the Orange Coast College baseball team in 2012, has signed a professional contract with the Minnesota Twins organization. Licon, selected in the 25th round (No. 760 overall) in last week's Major LeagueFirst-Year...
  • Briefs: 'Eaters' Jock up for Bowerman award

    Briefs: 'Eaters' Jock up for Bowerman award
    Recent UC Irvine graduate Charles Jock has been named one of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman, collegiate track and field's biggest individual award on Monday. An advisory board will pick which athlete receives the award. The winner will be announced...
  • Axelrod recalled, Crumlich signs

    Former UC Irvine pitcher Dylan Axelrod was recalled Tuesday by the Chicago White Sox, while D.J. Crumlich, a senior shortstop for the Anteaters in 2012, has signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. It's the third stint in the major leagues for...
  • Cubs sign OCC's Rademacher

    Former Orange Coast College baseball standout Bijan Rademacher signed Wednesday with the Chicago Cubs organization to make it five of six Pirates drafted who have signed professional contracts the last two weeks. Rademacher, selected in the 13th round...
  • Colleges: Kiraly one to covet

    Colleges: Kiraly one to covet
    There comes a point with former athletes when the legacy they created during their playing career virtually trumps any resume they may have developed after that career has ended. Karch Kiraly, the Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan and/or Wayne Gretzky of men's...
  • Yuhl turns tide for OCC

    CYPRESS — Moments after his complete-game victory in a crucial Orange Empire Conference baseball contest Tuesday, Orange Coast College sophomore pitcher Keegan Yuhl was finally rendered indecisive. Yuhl's eyes rolled toward the sky and his head...