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  • High School Roundup: Estancia edges El Mo

    GIRLS' BASKETBALL Estancia 73, El Modena 72 (OT) HUNTINGTON BEACH — The Eagles rallied from a 20-point third-quarter deficit in the opening pool-play game of the Ocean View Tournament on Tuesday at Ocean View High. Sophomore Maya Van Der Heever...
  • Girls' Soccer: CdM opens with draw

    Girls' Soccer: CdM opens with draw
    LAKE FOREST — Wearing all-black uniforms is a new thing for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer team. "It's sick," senior forward Miranda Stiver said of the uniform the Sea Kings wore Tuesday night, which featured baby blue trim and white...
  • High School Roundup: Eagles edge CAMS

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY — Estancia High senior guard Celia Duran hit a three-pointer from the top of the key with two seconds left to cap a comeback from a five-point deficit in the final minute for a 52-21 win over California Academy of Math & Science in...
  • Lions have maestro in backcourt

    Lions have maestro in backcourt
    "There's a symphony inside you, there's a thousand things for you to do." — James Taylor — Nicole Ballestero plays basketball with an orchestral range that makes coaches, teammates and spectators hum approvingly along. But somewhere in...
  • Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013

    Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013
    When it comes to the top 10 Newport-Mesa sports stories of 2013, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff, a singular mantra emerges: Work hard. Compete. Win. Celebrate. Repeat. Five of the top six stories in 2013 shared similar status in 2012,...
  • Women's Basketball: Lions improve to 7-0

    When you play more than 30 basketball games, including postseason, they can't all be clinics. But the best NAIA programs in the country can seemingly disguise a few clunkers beneath an avalanche of statistics that lead to a typical blowout win. Such was...
  • Senior gains comfort and joy

    Senior gains comfort and joy
    To fully understand the tears of vindication that flowed from Celia Duran following Estancia High's overtime victory over Tesoro in the title game of the Corona del Mar Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday night, one had to know about the tears that sprung from...
  • Boys' Basketball: Tillers defeat CdM

    With the school's championship football team breaking new ground in the state playoffs a few miles away, one might forgive the Corona del Mar High boys' basketball team for perhaps thinking touchdowns more than field goals Saturday night. It was,...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UCI vs. Morgan State

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Morgan State Thursday, 7:30 p.m,. at Bren Events Center UC Irvine freshman center Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest men's basketball player in the NCAA, but he will get the chance to try to pick on someone close to his own size...
  • Men's Volleyball Preview: UCI chasing crown again

    Men's Volleyball Preview: UCI chasing crown again
    For a program that has grown so accustomed to winning, perhaps the greatest accomplishment achieved by UC Irvine men's volleyball is its ability to withstand loss. After capturing their third NCAA title in six seasons in 2012, the Anteaters last...
  • High School Roundup: Estancia takes down Ocean View

    GIRLS' BASKETBALL Estancia 53, Ocean View 45 Senior Celia Duran led a balanced scoring attack with 20 points for the Eagles in a nonleague battle of ranked teams on Thursday. Estancia (7-2) is ranked No. 7 in CIF Southern Section Division 3A and...
  • Women's Basketball: Comets hammer Pirates

    It's difficult to call it a silver lining, but in the aftermath of one of his Orange Coast College women's basketball team's worst performances in his 25 seasons, Coach Mike Thornton's first postgame task was delivering praise. "He told me how well-...