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  • Ctvrtlik highlights awards banquet

    At 50, Bob Ctvrtlik, a Newport Beach resident, passes on advice, not volleyballs anymore. Ctvrtlik, one of the most decorated U.S. volleyball players, was the guest speaker at the 53rd annual Athletic Awards banquet at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach...
  • Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies

    Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies
    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...
  • Volk promoted to replace Kuntz

    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...
  • Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013

    Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013
    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,...
  • Faulkner: Pirates' soccer in a fix

    The Orange Coast College men's soccer team can do itself a big favor by winning its Orange Empire Conference and regular-season finale at Norco on Friday. The Pirates, just like the OCC women's team, has been put in a bit of a pickle due to a unique...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UCI vs. Morgan State

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Morgan State Thursday, 7:30 p.m,. at Bren Events Center UC Irvine freshman center Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest men's basketball player in the NCAA, but he will get the chance to try to pick on someone close to his own size...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UC Irvine vs. San Diego Christian

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. San Diego Christian Saturday, 7 p.m. at Bren Events Center The Anteaters (8-7) wrap up their regular-season nonconference schedule against the NAIA school (3-5) that plays in the Golden State Athletic Conference that includes...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters too big for Hawks

    There have been times when the biggest challenge associated with dealing with the UC Irvine big men fell upon airline ticket agents trying to find them all comfortable seats. The burden, these days, rests more on opposing men's basketball players and...
  • Girls' Volleyball Dream Team: Hodson's impact felt at CdM

    Girls' Volleyball Dream Team: Hodson's impact felt at CdM
    On Sept. 7, Hayley Hodson received a phone call from Karch Kiraly she will never forget. The volleyball legend called Hodson the day before her 17th birthday. He told Hodson he had a spot for her to join his U.S. under-23 women's team for an...
  • Hufford selects UC Davis

    Hufford selects UC Davis
    Ramsey Hufford's dream is to play in the NFL. If that doesn't pan out, he wants an education to fall back on. Hufford, Newport Harbor High's 6-foot-4, 300-pound lineman, said on Tuesday he verbally committed to the UC Davis football program. He said...
  • Perkins takes helm

    Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1. Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
  • Water polo standout Walters dies

    Water polo standout Jon Walters, of Newport Beach, died of a heart attack Wednesday, the Orange County Register reported. Walters, who played at Newport Harbor High as a freshman and transferred to Mater Dei, was 19. Walters, who played for USC, had...