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  • Lunafest spotlights players — and filmmakers — who've got game

    Lunafest spotlights players — and filmmakers — who've got game
    Angela Alford spent three months, silently, on the sidelines. The former professional athlete, who is 6-foot-5 and played for Vanderbilt University and USA Basketball in the 1990s, had a hard time believing the scene unfolding in front of her. 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)...
  • Local trio makes first-team All-Orange Coast League

    Estancia High senior shooting guard Josh Mendoza earned first-team All-Orange Coast League honors in boys' basketball, as did Costa Mesa's senior backcourt of Sean Comer and Kyle Hefner. Mendoza lifted the at-large Eagles to a 55-49 upset at No. 11-...
  • Molina is Mesa's head man now

    Mike Molina understands what it's like to have a new boys' basketball coach. He played for four head coaches in four seasons at Costa Mesa High. The Mustangs won't have to go through a fourth coach in as many seasons because of Molina. Costa Mesa...
  • All-League Briefs

    Duran named MVP Estancia High senior guard Celia Duran was named Orange Coast League MVP in girls' basketball. Duran is joined on the first team by Eagles junior Slade Garnett and sophomore Maya Van Der Heever, while Costa Mesa senior Danielle Obong and...
  • 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...