| 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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:42 PM
At 7-7, the UC Irvine men's basketball team is breaking even. It took overtime, of course, to produce the Anteaters' seventh victory of the season on Saturday, and "even" may be the theme in the Big West Conference, which tipped off with five games...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:31 PM
COSTA MESA — The consensus in sports is that numbers don't lie. But they can occasionally deceive.
The latter may have been the case Tuesday, as the Vanguard University women's basketball team needed less than 12 hours to refute the No. 1 national...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Russ Davis said he didn't want to name drop after his Vanguard University women's basketball team earned an impressive victory over visiting Westminster College of Utah on Saturday. But he went ahead and did so, nonetheless.
"I have to give an assist to...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:43 PM
LA MIRADA — Illinois is of course known as the Land of Lincoln. But Olivet Nazarene, an NAIA Division II women's basketball program from Bourbannais, about 50 miles south of Chicago, would likely find three-point land a more appropriate moniker....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:41 PM
His teammates call him fossil and at age 24, in his sixth year out of high school, UC Irvine senior Daman Starring might have more life experience than all but a few college basketball players.
That that experience has not always been good, has only...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:48 PM
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Seniors Esther Timmermans and Alison Drennan had double-doubles and junior Nicole Ballestero led the Lions with 26 points in the first round of the NAIA women's basketball...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:25 AM
ANAHEIM — When visiting teams land at the Hawaii airport, they are typically presented with ceremonial leis. But designated host UC Irvine gave the Hawaii men's basketball team some altogether less hospitable treatment Thursday.
The No. 4-seeded...
| 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-...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:36 PM
STOCKTON — The UC Irvine men's basketball team cut a 20-point halftime deficit to just one point late in the game, but Pacific held on for a 70-62, Big West Conference win Thursday night.
Sophomore Travis Souza's three-pointer with 2:45...