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  • Girls' Basketball: Eagles edge Sea Kings

    The game plan Wednesday night for the Estancia High girls' basketball team against taller Corona del Mar was to play a more up-tempo game. But the individual game plan for Estancia senior forward Michelle Simmons was to take her sweet time. "We've...
  • High School Roundup: Mustangs in Godinez tourney semis

    BOYS' BASKETBALL Costa Mesa 70, Fountain Valley 56 SANTA ANA — Sean Comer had 14 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals and Mason Tufuga added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Mustangs in the quarterfinals of the Godinez tournament...
  • Faulkner: High drama of late

    While covering sports in Newport-Mesa is usually always engaging, some stretches are more memorable than others. I had one dramatic seven-day run recently that will stick with me for a while. It began on Nov. 23, when the Vanguard University women's...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UC Irvine vs. Pepperdine

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Pepperdine Saturday 7 p.m. at Bren Events Center The Anteaters enter their only December home game at 5-4, before hitting the road for four straight games. Pepperdine (5-4) lost at Cal State Fullerton, 78-64, on Tuesday....
  • UCI takes down Appalachian State

    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 85, Appalachian State 77 MISSOULA, Mont. — Senior Vanessa Aguilar came off the bench to hit seven of eight field-goal attempts, including five of six from three-point range to score a career-high 20 and lead the...
  • Eagles take tourney

    There is a certain underdog mentality that the Estancia High girls' basketball team carries with it. The Eagles weren't supposed to win the Corona del Mar Tip-Off Tournament. They weren't even supposed to be in the championship game. "If you see us...
  • 'Eaters' struggles mount against Waves

    After dropping its lone home game in December to Pepperdine, 75-69, on Friday, the UC Irvine men's basketball team will take a full week off before hitting the road for four games in the subsequent two weeks. And with the number of ways Coach Russell...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...