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  • Women's Basketball: Pirates rally for victory

    Some 23 games in, the Orange Coast College women's basketball team is pretty much on Coach Mike Thornton's last nerve. But after coming from behind to secure a 57-49 Orange Empire Conference triumph over visiting Irvine Valley on Wednesday, the Pirates...
  • Boys' Basketball: Mesa runs this town

    Boys' Basketball: Mesa runs this town
    As a Costa Mesa High player, Mike Molina won the Battle for the Bell boys' basketball rivalry three times in four seasons. He can now say he has led the Mustangs past their cross-town nemesis as their head coach. Beating Estancia as a player and a...
  • High School Roundup: Newport Harbor's Pilz Sunset League champion

    WRESTLING Sunset League finals Newport Harbor High senior James Pilz won the Sunset League championship in the 160-pound weight class and was one of four Sailors who qualified for CIF Thursday at Newport Harbor. Senior Paul Champol (138-pound division)...
  • College Roundup: UCI too much for Long Beach State

    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 78, Long Beach State 58 UC Irvine senior Camille Buckley and junior Methlyn Onogomuho both had double-doubles to lead the host Anteaters in the Big West Conference game on Thursday. Buckley amassed 21 rebounds and 15...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters remain in first

    UC Irvine freshmen Luke Nelson and Mamadou Ndiaye were freshmen in high school the last time someone other than Long Beach State won the Big West Conference regular-season men's basketball championship. But Nelson and Ndiaye combined to help UCI move...
  • High School Roundup: Locals secure CIF berths

    BOY'S BASKETBALL Newport Harbor 72, Fountain Valley 65 FOUNTAIN VALLEY — Senior guard Nic Sargeant had 27 points to match a season high, and added 10 rebounds Friday to help the visiting Sailors clinch one of the Sunset League's three automatic...
  • College Roundup: UCI edges UC Davis

    MEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 61, UC Davis 59 DAVIS — Senior Chris McNealy had 11 points and eight rebounds to lead the visiting Anteaters in the Big West Conference game Saturday. UCI (16-9, 7-2 in conference) trailed by 11 early in the second...
  • Women's Basketball: 'Eaters outlast Aggies

    At several key instances in the Big West Conference game against visiting UC Davis on Saturday afternoon, the UC Irvine women's basketball team uttered a collective groan when one of its shot attempts bounded or swirled in-and-out. But, thanks in...
  • Sargeant shoots, scores for Sailors

    Sargeant shoots, scores for Sailors
    In an age when teenagers post trivial videos online, Nic Sargeant has a highlight that would make your jaw drop if you saw it. He hasn't even watched it. He just lived it. More than a week has passed since Sargeant, from just inside midcourt, made a...
  • Women's Basketball: Pirates share top spot

    MISSION VIEJO — Orange Coast College women's basketball coach Mike Thornton has spent most of the season trying to figure out his team. But after a 48-42 win at Saddleback on Tuesday that extended the Pirates' Orange Empire Conference winning streak...
  • High School Roundup: CdM boys' soccer finishes as unbeaten league champion

    BOYS' SOCCER Corona del Mar 3, Beckman 0 IRVINE — John O'Connor and Camden Blower each recorded goals on Wednesday, as the visiting Sea Kings wrapped up their unbeaten Pacific Coast League title. CdM, which finished 8-0-2 in league, has won three...
  • College Roundup: VU women blow out Arizona Christian, 104-41

    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Vanguard 104, Arizona Christian 41 Senior guard Taylor Belmont had a triple-double to lead the No. 1-ranked host Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference game Thursday. Belmont had 29 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in 30...