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  • Estancia collects another crown

    GARDEN GROVE — Estancia High Co-Coach Xavier Castellano said it is the chip on their shoulders that is propelling his girls' basketball players to the program's best start in recent memory. But it's also the scabs on their knees and the sweat on...
  • Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013

    Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013
    When it comes to the top 10 Newport-Mesa sports stories of 2013, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff, a singular mantra emerges: Work hard. Compete. Win. Celebrate. Repeat. Five of the top six stories in 2013 shared similar status in 2012,...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UCI vs. Morgan State

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Morgan State Thursday, 7:30 p.m,. at Bren Events Center UC Irvine freshman center Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest men's basketball player in the NCAA, but he will get the chance to try to pick on someone close to his own size...
  • Buckley all business for UCI

    Buckley all business for UCI
    Camille Buckley is not a business major at UC Irvine. She just plays one on the basketball court. The Anteaters' senior post is as effusive and effervescent off the court as your average stand-up comedienne. But when it comes time to lace up the hi-...
  • College Roundup: Loyola upends UCI

    CHICAGO — No. 7-ranked Loyola Chicago, featuring former Newport Harbor High standout Cody Caldwell, upset No. 1-ranked UC Irvine, 24-26, 25-19, 26-24, 17-25, 15-12 in a nonconference match Thursday night. Caldwell was one of three Ramblers with...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters slam Bears

    Men's Basketball: 'Eaters slam Bears
    The UC Irvine men's basketball team used a pair of perfect post men to take care of Morgan State, 75-63, in a nonconference home game on Thursday. Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-6 freshman starter, and 6-10 junior reserve John Ryan were both six for six...
  • Women's Basketball: Lions too much for V-Hawks

    LA MIRADA — With what most believe is the best player in the NAIA and the top-ranked team in the nation surrounding him in every timeout huddle, Vanguard University Coach Russ Davis sometimes has to feign concern. Indeed, the Lions are trouncing...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UC Irvine vs. San Diego Christian

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. San Diego Christian Saturday, 7 p.m. at Bren Events Center The Anteaters (8-7) wrap up their regular-season nonconference schedule against the NAIA school (3-5) that plays in the Golden State Athletic Conference that includes...
  • Maya making magic

    Maya making magic
    Estancia High sophomore Maya Van Den Heever is used to the long airplane ride between California and the Solomon Islands. Usually Maya and her twin sister Nefertiti make it at winter break in December. They go back to the Solomon Islands to see their...
  • High School Roundup: NHHS reaches Holiday Cup semis

    GIRLS' WATER POLO Holiday Cup Newport Harbor advanced to the semifinals with a pair of wins Friday at Newport Harbor High. The Sailors beat Corona Santiago, 10-2, then got past Rosary, 9-6. Christina O'Beck had three goals against Santiago, and Kate...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters too big for Hawks

    There have been times when the biggest challenge associated with dealing with the UC Irvine big men fell upon airline ticket agents trying to find them all comfortable seats. The burden, these days, rests more on opposing men's basketball players and...
  • Faulkner: UCI opens title quest

    Polls are tools some college basketball coaches use for whatever task they deem most important at the time. A favorable ranking can boost confidence, yet prompt a warning against complacency, while a snub can add to the motivational fire for any program....