| May 21, 2015
| 10:58 PM
The Newport Lightning Basketball Club's 13U/Seventh-Grade Black team won the MayFest California State Games Qualifying Tournament at the MAPS in Garden Grove May 17.
The NLBC, coached by Scott Stucki, showed a tremendous defensive presence holding teams...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:00 PM
Corona del Mar High girls' basketball Coach Mark Decker talked with pride during the season about the number of two-sport athletes on his team.
Junior Natalia Bruening, the Sea Kings' 6-foot-4 forward, would be at the top of that list.
| Apr 18, 2015
| 11:18 PM
Matt Ctvrtlik was the top player on the Corona del Mar High boys' basketball team this past season, and not once did he start.
Not once did the junior complain to anyone about his role on one of the premier programs in Orange County. He was patient...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Corona del Mar High junior forward Natalia Bruening has earned All-CIF Southern Section Division 3AA status for girls' basketball, as has Estancia junior point guard Maya Van Den Heever for Division 4AA.
Bruening, the Pacific Coast League MVP, earns...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Estancia High junior point guard Maya Van Den Heever has earned Orange Coast League girls' basketball MVP honors.
Van Den Heever is joined on the first team all-league by her Eagles teammates, senior guard Slade Garnett and freshman forward Finley...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Newport Harbor High girls' basketball junior point guard McKenna Izzi has earned first-team All-Sunset League honors for girls' basketball.
Izzi averaged team-highs of 12.5 points and 2.5 steals per game for Newport Harbor, also earning 3.6 rebounds and...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 11:55 PM
Corona del Mar High junior forward Natalia Bruening has earned Pacific Coast League MVP honors for girls' basketball.
Bruening is joined on the first team all-league by senior forward Maria King and senior point guard Brianna Westrup.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:55 PM
At 7-foot-6, UC Irvine sophomore Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest player in NCAA men's college basketball. He has less than a month, however, to decide whether he has already hit his ceiling at the amateur level.
Ndiaye, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.1...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:35 PM
A weekend flirtation with George Mason has resulted in an agreement from the UC Irvine athletic department to raise men's basketball coach Russell Turner's salary and extend the length of his contract, UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi and Turner...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 9:47 PM
Vanguard University junior Riley Holsinger has been named first-team NAIA All-American in women's basketball.
Vanguard junior Samantha Doucette was named to the second team.
Holsinger, the Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year, averaged...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:21 PM
Corona del Mar High senior forward Kevin Fults earned the Pacific Coast League MVP award for lifting the boys' basketball program to an undefeated league championship and a CIF Southern Section Division 3A runner-up finish.
Fults is on the first team...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:19 PM
Like most teenagers, Kevin Fults is looking forward to spring break. It cannot come soon enough for the Corona del Mar High senior.
Fults won't be traveling or partying during spring break. The plan for Fults is to get physical therapy, massages and...