| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School.
At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:55 PM
If the all-sports pantheon were ever gathered and roll call ensued, volleyball legend Karch Kiraly's name would surely soon be called, perhaps immediately alphabetically following:
Now 53, the San Clemente resident, three-...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Nicole Davis crouches, digs in, lunges and dives. She scurries about and mops the floor with her own perspiration.
For 18 years of high-level volleyball, including starting for two USA national teams that won Olympic silver medals and...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:36 PM
The UC Irvine men's soccer program has signed seven recruits for the 2014 season.
Eddie Molina, a transfer from Foothill Community College by way of Menlo Atherton High, scored 13 goals last season at Foothill, after earning CIF Central Coast Section...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — Max McKennon showed off a complete tennis game Tuesday afternoon at Fountain Valley Tennis Center.
The 12-year-old from Newport Beach did things you might not expect a 12-year-old to do on the court. He hit drop shots with...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:23 PM
UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie said during Friday's press conference in Omaha that his team is the party crasher among the eight schools in the College World Series.
If that is the case, then the Anteaters (40-23), who upset No. 1 national seed...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The second leg of a thoroughly surprising three-pronged postseason run, left UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie with only a shallow whisper of a voice on Tuesday. But the American Baseball Coaches Assn. Hall of Famer, who earned his 1,000th career...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:17 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — UC Irvine slugger Taylor Sparks brought a little muscle to the small-ball showdown between the Anteaters and Texas in the opener of the College World Series on Saturday.
The junior third basemen went three for four with a double...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:25 PM
UC Irvine Coach Mike Gillespie was named Coach of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Assn. on Saturday.
Gillespie, who became the 16th active head coach to reach 1,000 career victories earlier this season, has led UCI to its second...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:31 PM
UC Irvine could only hope it was Buehler’s day off Monday at the College World Series.
With a spot in the bracket final on the line, Vanderbilt sophomore fireballer Walker Buehler rescued the Commodores (47-19), who rallied for a 6-4 victory...