| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:48 PM
That cracking sound you hear is the destruction of NCAA's control over collegiate athletics as we have known it.
The centralized power of this body to dictate rules and standards to universities is being eroded rapidly. U.S. District Judge, Claudia...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Bob Newcomb, who founded the UC Irvine men's volleyball program and was the Anteaters' first coach, died on July 10. He was 81.
Newcomb, known by UCI players, coaches and fans as the Godfather of a UCI men's program that has won four NCAA...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Danielle de Seriere, a former standout goalkeeper for UC Irvine, has joined the Anteaters women's soccer program as an assistant coach.
The Big West Conference Goalkeeper of the Year in 2010, de Seriere is UCI's career leader in with (43), shutouts (31)...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:38 PM
It's no longer the chip on Ty Tramblie's shoulder that is his utmost concern. Scar tissue, lingering remnants of a bone spur and various byproducts of complex surgical reconstruction, however, provide a constant, often painful reminder that the challenges...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:17 PM
Before Scott Meyer coached Bo St. Geme at Corona del Mar High, Meyer's father coached against St. Geme's dad in high school 36 years ago.
It happened twice during the 1978 season, and each time Meyer was there. Meyer, an eighth-grader at the time, stood...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:45 PM
The Battle of the Bay girls' volleyball rivalry match is on Thursday.
Corona del Mar High and Newport Harbor met a little earlier, squaring off in the opening playoff round of the Dave Mohs Memorial Tournament on Saturday. The Sea Kings won the first...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:44 PM
UC Irvine junior midfielder Mats Bjurman has been named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week in men's soccer.
Bjurman helped the then No. 17-ranked Anteaters earn a pair of 2-1 wins over then No. 19-ranked Denver (Friday) and No. 25-ranked...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:40 AM
As the final seconds ticked away in an eventful powder puff football game, Newport Harbor High senior girls prepared to rush the field.
They giggled and smiled at each other. Moments later they jumped in unison to celebrate a victory, partly for pride,...
| 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 24, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Corona del Mar High wrapped up its year with the ultimate gift: a perfect season.
The Sea Kings' historic football season concluded right before Christmas, as they claimed the CIF State Division III Bowl Game with a 27-15 win against Atherton Sacred...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:15 PM
A week ago, Barrett Barbato made his first trip to the StubHub Center, home to the Los Angeles Galaxy. He's far from a soccer fan, but once he made it onto the field, the facility in Carson blew him away.
Only the top high school football teams in the...
| 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,...