| 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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:54 PM
UC Irvine has been selected first in the Big West Conference preseason media poll released Thursday by the league office.
Coach Russell Turner's Anteaters earned a total of 183 points and nine first-place votes in the media poll. UC Santa Barbara was...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:17 PM
The Vanguard University women's basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA Division I preseason poll released on Tuesday.
Coach Russ Davis' Lions, who were 26-4 and reached the NAIA quarterfinals last season, received four of 10 first-place votes and...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Since posting a 7-4 season that ended in a bowl game in 2006, the Orange Coast College football program has longed for mediocrity.
With a 26-42 record (a winning percentage of 35.3), and a 9-27 mark against conference opponents (winning just 25% of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:49 PM
When you have the kind of year the UC Irvine women's basketball team did last season, looking back is hardly advisable. But when it comes to envisioning a brighter future, second-year coach Doug Oliver also doesn't want his players looking over their...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:52 PM
An indisputable buzz exists around the UC Irvine men's basketball team this season. Coach Russell Turner and his staff, however, would prefer a purr, the product of the kind of contentment that eventually comes from a championship season.
"It can be a...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:43 PM
With a team picked to win the Big West Conference and possibly earn the program's first NCAA Tournament berth, expectations are clearly high around the UC Irvine men's basketball program this season.
But as the opening moments of the Anteaters' 89-61...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The first time Chris Volk was a collegiate soccer rookie, he was the backup freshman goalkeeper on a San Diego State team that reached the 1987 NCAA championship game.
Volk became a rookie head coach on Monday when UC Irvine named the 17-year...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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,...
| Jan 1, 2014
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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:46 AM
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-...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:37 PM
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...