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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: UC Irvine vs. Eastern Washington

    UC Irvine pregame Vs. Eastern Washington Sunday, 2:05 p.m. The Anteaters (5-5) are on a two-game losing streak as they embark on a string of four straight road games. UCI defeated Eastern Washington, 81-58, at home on Nov. 24, and is looking to...
  • 'Eaters advance to final

    LONG BEACH — Water polo can be an inexact science, but when you play defense like the UC Irvine women's team, the math usually adds up in your favor. The top-seeded Anteaters gave up just one goal each half against host Long Beach State on...
  • Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home

    Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home
    My family became Clippers' fans last year. I know what you're thinking, but we didn't hop on the bandwagon. The nephew of one of the players is in my daughter's second-grade class. When school started in September, he told her about his uncle, whom...
  • UCI's Buckley China bound

    UC Irvine senior forward Camille Buckley is a member of the USA women's all-star basketball team that will participate in two international tournaments in China beginning Sunday. The team, organized by NetScouts Basketball, will play a round-robin format...
  • All-League Girls' Basketball: Bruening on first team

    Corona del Mar High sophomore Natalia Bruening has earned first-team All-Pacific Coast League status for the recently completed girls' basketball season. Bruening, a 6-foot-3 forward, produced team-best averages of 14.5 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks...
  • Daily Pilot Boys' Basketball Dream Team: Sargeant an example of all-out hustle

    Daily Pilot Boys' Basketball Dream Team: Sargeant an example of all-out hustle
    In the desert, in triple-digit heat, and on asphalt, Nic Sargeant has the urge to play basketball. He misses the sport that much. Sargeant is spending spring break in La Quinta, where he and a half dozen of his closest friends rented out a house with...
  • 'Eaters bested in five

    They don't fly Mountain Pacific Sports Federation banners in the Bren Events Center, which perhaps places some perspective on the UC Irvine men's volleyball team's 25-21, 21-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13 MPSF loss to visiting Stanford on Friday night. The...