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  • College Baseball: UCI two wins from Omaha

    UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom. "Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...
  • Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors

    Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors
    Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game. Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...
  • Vanguard 12th in NAIA Directors Cup standings

    Lions' best effort Vanguard University finished 12th, its best showing ever, in the NAIA Directors Cup standings that gauge the overall performance of a school's athletic program for 2013-14. Led by the men's basketball team's unprecedented run to the...
  • Virgen: Time to honor Yardley again

    Virgen: Time to honor Yardley again
    This very well could be the season of Yardley. George Yardley, a star basketball player out of Newport Harbor High, was recently honored by the school as he was inducted into its Hall of Fame. Now, the tournament bearing his name begins Thursday at...
  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on. Jerry West,...
  • Briefs: Gilchrist, Musselman help Team USA win in Russia

    Newport Harbor High alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored a goal as the U.S. women's water polo senior national team defeated host Russia, 10-6, on Wednesday to improve to 2-0 at the Kirishi Cup in Kirishi, Russia. Gilchrist, who recently graduated from USC,...
  • Where to buy fireworks

    The following are the locations where various groups are selling fireworks to raise money, according to permits filed with the city of Costa Mesa. * AYSO 17th, 289 E. 17th St. AYSO Fairview, corner of Fairview Road and Wilson Street AYSO Bristol,...
  • Girls' Basketball: CdM's season ends

    Girls' Basketball: CdM's season ends
    On its home floor and playing a lower-seeded squad, things appeared to be looking up for the Corona del Mar High girls' basketball team. The No. 6-seeded Sea Kings went up big on No. 11 Los Angeles Garfield midway through the second quarter of Wednesday...
  • Lions fall in upset

    FRANKFURT, Ky. — There were only 13 combined free throws in the game, but the last one decided the outcome with two seconds left as John Brown of Arkansas upset Vanguard, 62-61, in the second round of the NAIA women's basketball tournament on Friday...
  • VU men make semis

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Vanguard University is no longer just a women's basketball power. The Costa Mesa school's men's team defeated defending NAIA champion Georgetown of Kentucky, 93-85, on Friday to reach the NAIA Division I Final Four. The Lions...
  • 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...
  • Briefs: UCI's Spencer hot

    UC Irvine junior Connor Spencer was named Big West Conference Player of the Week after leading the Anteaters to four wins last week. The first baseman was eight for 16 with a pair of doubles, a stolen base, five runs batted in and three runs scored....