| Jun 25, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Austin Di Giulio is as ready to talk about his favorite basketball team, the Los Angeles Lakers, as his tennis game.
The 15-year-old from Newport Beach is a big Lakers fan, and he had an opinion on who the team should take with the No. 2 overall pick in...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is under contract to sell his home in Newport Coast, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
The pending sale is expected to set a price record for the Pelican Ridge community. The current high water mark for the...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:48 PM
UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-6 sophomore during the recently completed men's basketball season, has announced he will not declare himself eligible for the 2015 NBA Draft.
"After thinking things over and talking with the people closest to me, I...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:55 PM
At 7-foot-6, UC Irvine sophomore Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest player in NCAA men's college basketball. He has less than a month, however, to decide whether he has already hit his ceiling at the amateur level.
Ndiaye, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.1...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 12:06 AM
The reputation with the Sage Hill School boys' basketball team the past two seasons was it couldn't finish games. Every time the contest was close in the fourth quarter, Sage Hill seemed to wilt.
Tyler Hague was there, he started on the team those two...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:06 PM
Corona del Mar High junior Krista Anderson sees a lot of Mark Decker these days.
On the basketball court, Decker is her coach. In the classroom, Decker is her AP Psychology teacher.
"It's kind of weird, because like I see him a lot," Anderson said....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Owners of a Costa Mesa-based business hosted their seventh Super Bowl party on Sunday for Camp Pendleton Marines and veterans.
Gary and Julie Crisp, owners of C2, hosted the event at the American Legion Post 291 in Newport Beach for 400 guests,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:46 PM
Mike Molina has experienced winning the Battle for the Bell basketball rivalry as a player and as a coach at Costa Mesa High. Xavier Castellano has as well as a player and a coach at Estancia.
While Molina's success against the Eagles has come with...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:02 PM
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — One win is all Sage Hill School has to show against archrival St. Margaret's in boys' basketball.
On Tuesday, the two programs opened Academy League play at St. Margaret's, the site where Sage Hill last beat the Tartans...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The sons of two former NBA players took the court at Corona del Mar High on Friday. One of the two kids went to CdM Middle School.
Michael Cage Jr. decided to go to Mater Dei, and not CdM, for high school. Cage's father, who played for the Clippers,...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:51 PM
Chris McNealy, the lone senior on the 2013-14 UC Irvine men's basketball team, was chosen in the sixth round by the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Skyforce in Saturday's NBA Development League Draft.
The 6-foot-4 McNealy was a first-team All-Big West Conference...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:21 PM
Russell Turner believes the question stands no more. Providing an unprecedented answer, however, is the daily intention that fuels his ample competitive nature.
Turner's UC Irvine men's basketball team enters the program's 50th season Friday, hoping...