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  • Baseball: OCC pitcher all about bottom line

    Baseball: OCC pitcher all about bottom line
    Dominic Purpura has become what he always wants to be: King of the hill. But the Orange Coast College pitcher wants the label to apply beyond the baseball diamond, where his heroics on the mound have helped lead the Pirates back to the four-team state...
  • Orange County Q&A: Jose Mota

    Orange County Q&A: Jose Mota
    Jose Mota cannot be missed, if you're an Angels fan. He is as versatile as a broadcaster can get, having done radio and television in both English and Spanish since he first joined the club's broadcast team in 2002. One of eight children of former...
  • Community College Baseball: Vidrio comes through

    Orange Coast College pitcher Art Vidrio said he only had two pitches working Thursday. But he also had the motivation of his two favorite words: postseason atmosphere. The sophomore left-hander, who was 4-0 in the playoffs last season to earn state...
  • Ex-Angel Jim Edmonds gets $6.775 million for Irvine home

    Ex-Angel Jim Edmonds gets $6.775 million for Irvine home
    Former Major League Baseball outfielder Jim Edmonds has sold his home in Irvine for $6.775 million. The Santa Barbara-style estate, on about an acre in the Shady Canyon area, spans three stories with beamed cathedral-style ceilings, wrought iron...
  • Briefs: UCI baseball ranked

    UC Irvine is ranked No. 39 in Collegiate Baseball's preseason poll. The Anteaters were 41-25 last year and made their second College World Series appearance. UCI, which finished third in the Big West at 15-9, made the most of its at-large berth,...
  • A year of individual, team success

    A year of individual, team success
    1) April Ross The Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product was named Most Valuable Player by the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and was also USA Volleyball's female beach player of the year after a dominant season with partner...
  • Football Preview: OCC vs. L.A. Pierce

    Orange Coast (0-4) vs. Los Angeles Pierce (1-3) When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m. at OCC Key Pirates: So. WR Mark Munson (30 receptions, 435 yards, four TDs); So. MLB Paco Potter (35 tackles); So. DE Re'Shon Howard (35 tackles); So. OT Zach Bateman. Key...
  • Carnett: Everlasting love for Dodgers ran its course

    The Dodgers had hoped to make a deep run into postseason play this year. I guess it wasn't meant to be. When the team moved to Los Angeles from Brooklyn in 1958, I was 13. An Orange County native, I adopted the Dodgers as My Team. I listened to Vin...
  • Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

    With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Faulkner: Gillespie excited for 2015

    On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm. UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...