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  • 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...
  • College Roundup: OCC baseball wins sixth straight

    BASEBALL Orange Coast 5, Saddleback 3 COSTA MESA — The host Pirates erased a 3-2 deficit with one run in the sixth inning, then scored single runs in the seventh and eighth in the Orange Empire Conference game Saturday. OCC (22-2-1, 9-1 in...
  • Pirates add to streak

    COSTA MESA — As the outs dwindled in Orange Coast College's 7-5 Orange Empire Conference baseball victory over visiting Santa Ana on Thursday, a conversation in the press box began about who might be the Pirates' hero of the day. After a few...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...