| Jun 5, 2011
| 11:34 PM
COSTA MESA — It had been nine years since Kaiser had won a title at the Daily Pilot Cup.
That's a long time for one of the original schools in the tournament, now in its 12th year. And when Newport Heights scored early in Sunday afternoon's girls'...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:15 PM
There were many reasons why UCLA fans gathered in Newport Beach Saturday night. They came together for a party, to drink and dance, and to raise money for the Wooden Athletic Fund at the luxurious home of Barry Saywitz, a UCLA alumnus.
| Dec 27, 2010
| 7:25 PM
Time will tell if Russell Turner is the genuine basketball coaching star some identify in the former NBA assistant who also cut his coaching teeth at Stanford and Wake Forest.
But now a dozen games into his first season at the helm of the UC Irvine men'...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 9:09 PM
The athletic success over the years at Corona del Mar High has been nothing short of dynastic. The gym walls are strewn with CIF Southern Section championship banners in all but a handful of sports.
The remaining checklist of sports without a CIF...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Pete Sampras seemingly has little in common with Dirk Nowitzki.But at about the time Sampras began carving out a legacy as one of the greatest tennis players of all time in the early 1990s, Nowitzki was winning junior tennis tournaments in his native...
| 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...