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  • High School Roundup: CMHS takes down Torrance

    BOYS' BASKETBALL Costa Mesa 58, Torrance 44 DESERT HOT SPRINGS — Senior shooting guard Kyle Hefner finished with 19 points and four three-pointers in the Mustangs' opener in the Fairfield Division of the MaxPreps Holiday Classic at Desert Hot...
  • Commentary: Here's to Joe Bell, 'the 92-Year-Old Kid'

    Commentary: Here's to Joe Bell, 'the 92-Year-Old Kid'
    My stepdad, Joseph N. Bell, was buried Dec. 11 in his hometown, Decatur, Ind., alongside family members dating back to the Civil War. The cemetery was covered in a beautiful layer of white snow and the sun came out as our group of nine sat under a tent in...
  • Men's Basketball: Lions wake up for win

    Men's Basketball: Lions wake up for win
    With nine days since their last game, members of the Vanguard University men's basketball team needed more than subtle reminders Friday about some of the of the fundamental aspects of execution, Coach Rhett Soliday said. But in the first of two games in...
  • High School Roundup: Eagles advance to Santiago tourney title game

    GIRLS' BASKETBALL Estancia 66, Santa Ana Valley 34 GARDEN GROVE — Junior Slade Garnett had 18 points and five steals to help the Eagles advance to Saturday's championship game at the Santiago tournament. Sophomore Maya Van Den Heever added...
  • UCI falls to Arizona State

    MEN'S BASKETBALL Arizona State 74, UC Irvine 61 TEMPE, Ariz. — Junior Will Davis and 7-foot-6 freshman Mamadou Ndiaye recorded double-doubles for the visiting Anteaters in the nonconference game on Saturday. Davis made seven of nine field-goal...
  • 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...