| Jul 23, 2010
| 11:42 PM
The Newport Lightning Basketball Club's 13-and-under boys' team went undefeated last weekend in the Huntington Beach Rebels July Shootout.
The Lightning earned a big victory over JSK Athletix 55-30, and a thrilling overtime win against Hoop Stars coached...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Seventh grade is the time in Davon Joyner's life that he said he and his family moved away from Inglewood. One of the first things he recognized on the streets of Costa Mesa was something some locals might take for granted.
"There [are] people walking...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 9:19 PM
LOS ANGELES — Twelve-time time All-Star and five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant will add an honor usually reserved for the stars of Hollywood to his list of athletic achievements.
Bryant, a Newport Coast resident, will be the first athlete to have...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 11:25 PM
IRVINE — Having cut his coaching teeth in big-time programs at Wake Forest and Stanford, as well as the NBA, first-year UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner knows the swell of emotion that can stir in an arena.
And while the biggest...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:15 PM
Sean Madigan muscled up in 2008, when he hit a pair of home runs for the UC Irvine baseball team. He hit his token one dinger in 2007 and 2010. But he doesn't expect to clear the fence in his senior season.
The reason is new bats, called for by NCAA...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:23 PM
IRVINE — A sea of gold and blue filled UC Irvine's Bren Events Center Wednesday as students smashed a Guinness World Records mark for the world's largest dodgeball game.
During UCI's Blue & Gold Spirit Rally, 1,745 Anteaters swarmed onto the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Yesenia Maldonado watched the DVD her coach let her borrow last year.
The disc chronicles what might be called a magical time in Los Angeles sports history, albeit a time before the Estancia High senior was even born.
It all started with the 6-foot-...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:22 AM
One of my favorite memories about Dan Glenn took place December, 2009.
Moments after the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team won the CIF State Division I title, the coach stressed to me that the victory wasn't about him. I mean it was genuine. He...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:14 PM
There are lockouts on the NFL and the NBA, but that doesn't mean the pros' mothers can't mix it up in the meantime.
There will be a flag football game of NFL moms against NBA moms Friday night at Tustin High. There will also be a preseason conference...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 10:52 PM
Turns out Austin Daye has a little more time on his hands these days than he expected.
The former Woodbridge High basketball star is now an NBA player locked out by the league along with all the league's players because of a labor dispute. But Daye,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 10:59 PM
Hayley Hodson, a 6-foot-1 standout girls' volleyball player, has moved from Laguna Beach and will attend Corona del Mar High this upcoming school year, confirmed Don Grable, the school's athletic director.
Hodson, an incoming freshman, played with...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:24 PM
Char McNabb doesn't mind talking about her son, Donovan.
If you mention there's a chance Donovan could be headed to the Hall of Fame, she'll tell you, "Of course. I feel that he is, from a mother's perspective. And, he's such a nice guy."
If you ask her...