| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:35 AM
Vanguard University Athletic Director Bob Wilson has been named one of four NAIA Athletic Directors of the Year by the National Assn. of Collegiate Athletic Directors.
Wilson, who recently completed his 18th year as Vanguard's Athletic Director, was...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 PM
But for eight words, Matt Fuerbringer might be a high school basketball coach somewhere, telling stories of a modest college career followed by a brief professional foray overseas.
But those eight words, a recruiting pitch by Tom Pestolesi at Estancia...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Three UC Irvine student-athletes and Newport Harbor High product Steve Michaelsen are in Des Moines, Iowa, this week for the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Olympic heptathlete Sharon Day, a former Costa Mesa High standout, is...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:55 AM
Itos Aikhionbare, who will be a junior at UC Irvine next fall, finished third in the shot put at the USA Junior Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday.
Aikhionbare, who recently completed her sophomore season at UCI, had a mark of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:36 PM
IRVINE — When it came time to tally the titles, Vanguard University women's basketball coach Russ Davis was suddenly at a loss for details. It was attention to detail, however, that helped the No. 8-ranked Lions upset the No. 3-ranked Warriors, 63-...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:45 PM
The Class of 2002, led by Nedim Pajevic, Chase Cameron, George Federovtsev and Ben Soza, defeated the Class of 2007 to win the 13th annual Newport Harbor High Alumni Boys' Basketball Tournament at the Sailors gym on July 27.
The Class of 2002 won...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:07 PM
The UC Irvine women's soccer team lost just one conference game last season and has lost only two in the last three years. But last year's 5-1-3 Big West Conference record was good for only fourth place for the then-two-time-defending conference...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:55 PM
UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie was named Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Student-Athlete at the school's Salute to Scholar-Athletes banquet at the Bren Events Center to close out the school year.
The award is the most prestigious...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:05 PM
The nick of time was unkind to the UC Irvine men's soccer team last season.
But a closer look at the average time of the winning goal in the Anteaters' 10 one-goal defeats — the 91st minute including five overtime goals — indicates that it...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:55 PM
The fall semester is only a few weeks old, but already soccer players at local universities have experienced one of the great joys of collegiate life: an eventful road trip.
The men's and women's teams at both UC Irvine and Vanguard came away with...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:12 AM
The head coach and his assistants in collegiate sports may have the most powerful opportunity to shape the values and behavior of athletes at any level.
Against the pressure of alumni and fan expectations, they recruit and coach young athletes who are...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King.
They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history.
George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...