| 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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:52 PM
For the past nine seasons, John Ireland has been the Los Angeles Lakers' sideline reporter for KCAL 9 television. But that has changed because the Corona del Mar High alumnus will now be calling the action.
Ireland, a 1981 graduate of CdM, will be the...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:31 PM
Tuesday marked the first day the Corona del Mar High girls' volleyball team practiced inside the gym since it received a paint job.
One player missing was Alexis Cage, the daughter of former NBA player Michael Cage.
The Sea Kings will be without Alexis,...