| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Louis E. Libbey passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness. He was 88 years young.
A 3rd generation Californian, Lou was born in Santa Maria and grew up Newport Beach where he spent most of his life. He was proud to be an Eagle Scout. After...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:36 PM
IRVINE — Just like his teammate on Sunday, UC Irvine starting pitcher Evan Brock gathered himself following a rocky first inning to mow down a string of opposing hitters.
But unlike Crosby Slaught, whose stabilizing act was later rewarded by an...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:15 PM
Ben Howland has no doubt made headlines throughout the past year, from reports of losing control of his basketball team to revitalizing his roster at UCLA.
The Bruins men's basketball coach is expected to touch on those issues and more when he appears at...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:20 PM
In a move that has stunned much of the Orange County aquatics community, Corona del Mar High girls' water polo coach Sam Bailey resigned Wednesday to take the vacant boys' and girls' water polo head coaching positions at Beckman.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 10:30 PM
IRVINE — Former UC Irvine men's volleyball coach John Speraw forged a lot of special memories, including three national championships, during a 10-year stint at the Anteaters' helm.
And in his initial return to the Bren Events Center as the head...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:57 AM
John Speraw, who coached the UC Irvine men's volleyball team to NCAA titles in 2012, 2009 and 2007, has left the school after 10 seasons to become coach at UCLA, Bruins' Athletic Director Dan Guerrero announced Tuesday.
Speraw, 40, replaces Al Scates,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Improvement was the theme for most of the locals chosen on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday.
Orange Coast College freshman pitcher Brandon Brennan became the first area player taken, when the Chicago White...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:58 PM
UCLA alumnus Barry Saywitz played host to the Orange County Bruin Bash at his Newport Beach home on Saturday, helping his alma mater raise more than $54,000 for the Wooden Athletic Fund.
The fund generates financial support to help more than 700 student-...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:14 PM
The nature of athletics often defines its participants by winning and losing, but there is much more to the distinction of "winner" than a cursory summation of the scoreboard.
The funny thing about most winners, though, is that they win.
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:14 PM
UCLA came on late in trying to recruit Parker Brown.
The Bruins might have been last in pursuing Brown, but they finished first in landing the standout outside hitter from Corona del Mar High.
Brown has committed to play for the UCLA men's volleyball...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Elissia Schilling has verbally committed to play women's water polo at UCLA, her father, John, confirmed in an email Tuesday.
Schilling, a center, was a first-team All-Sunset League and first-team All-CIF Southern Section...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:40 PM
LOS ANGELES — A UCLA men's basketball program battling to restore prominence held off a UC Irvine outfit searching for relevance.
The No. 13-ranked Bruins, coming off a season in which they did not reach the NCAA Tournament, defeated UCI, a...