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  • Apodaca: Let's pause and recall the influence of Jerry Norman

    With the NCAA tournament underway, it's worth remembering that March Madness hasn't always been around to turn us into a nation of obsessed college basketball fans. Back in more provincial times, one man contributed as much as anyone to raising the...
  • Lions make history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Vanguard University men's basketball team made history on two fronts Friday by defeating Benedictine of Kansas, 81-70, in the second round of the NAIA Tournament at Municipal Arena. Junior DeAngelo Jones had 25 points and...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: Vanguard vs. Georgetown of Kentucky

    Vanguard University Pregame Vs. Georgetown of Kentucky Saturday at 2 p.m. PT The Vanguard University men's basketball team is in uncharted territory when it faces Georgetown of Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Tournament on Saturday at 2 p.m....
  • 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...
  • Wynne leads Vanguard to national championship game

    KANSAS CITY — Preston Wynne stepped up to deliver what can be described as the Vanguard University men's basketball team's biggest win in its history. He scored a career-high 42 points to lead the Lions past Saint Gregory, 108-88, to give Vanguard a...
  • Lions capture first national championship

    Lions capture first national championship
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Vanguard University Lions may not be who we thought they were, but if one wants to crown Coach Rhett Soliday's men's basketball players, one can now officially crown them. The Lions defeated Emmanuel College of Georgia, 70-...
  • Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists

    Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists
    Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business. The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
  • Lions' Ballestero NAIA Player of Year

    Vanguard University senior Nicole Ballestero has been named NAIA Player of the Year in women's basketball. The 5-foot-8 guard was joined on the 11-player All-American first team by senior teammate Taylor Belmont. Ballestero averaged 23 points, 3.6...
  • Lions' trio honored

    Vanguard University's Rhett Soliday has been named NAIA Coach of the Year in men's basketball, while senior guard Preston Wynne (first team) and junior guard Chris Gorman (second team) earned All-American honors. Soliday, in his fourth season, guided...
  • Faulkner: Lions' players believed

    For just about every student at Vanguard University, faith is important. But as the NAIA Division I champion Lions men's basketball team showed this season, perhaps no belief is more powerful than faith in one another. The Lions' players, coaches and...
  • CdM's St. Geme, Flamson earn first-team All-Pacific Coast League laurels

    Corona del Mar High junior point guard Bo St. Geme and senior guard Blake Flamson made the first-team All-Pacific Coast League after the boys' basketball team shared the league championship. St. Geme and Flamson helped the Sea Kings (20-7, 8-2 in league)...